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Have you ever liked a gun so much, that you bought second copy?

Discussion in 'Handguns: General Discussion' started by 460Shooter, Jun 5, 2014.

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Ever buy a second copy?

Poll closed Jul 5, 2014.
  1. Yes

    184 vote(s)
    82.9%
  2. No

    38 vote(s)
    17.1%
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  1. cat_IT_guy

    cat_IT_guy Member

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    Im in the minority with a "no" vote. Thats not to say I wont in the future... but for now, there are enough new (to me) and different guns that that I think would be fun that duplicating existing guns is way down the priority list.
     
  2. Ditchtiger

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    Mosin rifles come to mind for some reason.
     
  3. RuggedAK

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    I have not done that yet but I am looking at doing it with a Beretta 92FS. I bought my first one as a police trade in and loved it so much that I am looking at getting a brand new one with only the test fire round through it.
     
  4. skoro

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    They may not be exact copies, but I have a number of S&W 4" k-frames. It's a platform that really works well for me. I have examples in 22LR, 38spl and 357mag and all are excellent firearms.
     
  5. huntsman

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    No, the only dup gun I want is my EDC.
     
  6. txblackout

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    I want to minimize my practice time by having as few types of guns as possible (get really good with just a few guns). I also want spares for different locations and for parts

    I have 3 glock 19s and 1 glock 26 in various locations (car, carry, upstairs, downstairs)
    3 6920s - one that I shoot, 2 for parts or for a friend to use.
     
  7. rodinal220

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    Two is one,one is none. Three is better.

    If you like 1911s,SAAs,BHP,Glocks,SIG and the like I bet most have more than one example.
     
  8. PabloJ

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    I liked my G20 so much I bought second one just like it. Although I haven't shot either in quite some time now I have so many magazines and so much ammo I'm looking for third one. This one will be classic Gen II with non-drop free magazine, oh boy! No rail for light, no finger grooves, forged extractor, different specs for ejection port....mamma mia!:uhoh:
     
  9. Gun Master

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    Two of the Same Kind ?

    1895 Russian Nagant : One Tula mfg. 1941, and an Izhevsk mfg. 1943 followed by a Russian symbol meaning "Year of God".

    Several things intrigued me, such as : the history, ruggedness, unusual design, but most of all "the inexpensive price" at the right time. Now it is not as readily available as before.

    What's not to like ?:)
     
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  10. Ohio Gun Guy

    Ohio Gun Guy Member

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    I find that if I really like something I absolutely seek out another....
     
  11. Stevie-Ray

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    Yes and no. Liked my Ruger RST-6 that I bought in 1979, I wanted another in 1985. But I opted for the bull-barrel stainless target model for a huge improvement, the KMK-512. Love them both.
     
  12. wlewisiii

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    Yes. S&W Model 10.
     
  13. SAWBONES

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    Any gun really worth owning is worth having two (or more) of.
     
  14. mac66

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    Back in 2000/01 I bought a HS2000 which was a 9mm semi auto pistol made in Croatia. Distributors were offering them at pretty cheap introductory prices and consequently I ordered one to try. I was really looking for something less expensive for my teenage son (at the time) to shoot in IDPA. It was widely POO POO'd as a cheap POS foreign gun (as were Glocks when they first came out_ but it worked so well I ordered another one. I surprised a few people by taking 2nd place in the state championships that year. Cases of ammo later I still have both.

    You know the HS2000 as the XD9 which Springfield Armory now imports
     
  15. RGO

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    I don't remember where I heard this saying (probably this forum), but it goes: "If you find something you like, buy two, because they'll quit making it." It's proven to be good advice for me at times.
     
  16. mudstud

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    Very true, and been my philosophy for many years.
     
  17. JO JO

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    yes for me to
     
  18. weisse52

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    Oh yes. 1911's and revolvers. 2 is 1 and 1 is none.
     
  19. toivo

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    Oh, yeah ...

    I have two CZ-82s. I have a CZ-83 in .380 and one in .32 ACP. I have four Bersa Thunders: one in .380, one in .32 ACP, and two in .22 LR. (Actually, one of the .22s is a FireStorm, but it's the same gun.) I have two Kel-Tec P32s and two Beretta 950 Jetfire .25 ACP pocket pistols.

    I have two Izhmash Biathlon Basic rifles (.22 LR). I have two Finnish Mosin-Nagant M39 rifles.

    Some people say I have a problem ... :rolleyes:
     
  20. Flintstone

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    Same as Dframe--- can't get enough!
     
  21. rs7

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    I pretty much do this with everything. "New and improved" usually isn't.
     
  22. thefamcnaj

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    Two gen3 glock 26's.
    Two gen3 glock 19's.
    Soon to be two gen3 27's as well as two p229s.
    The first one of anything I buy ends up bein sentimental for some reason. The first I keep in good shape and the second one I wear out.
    Same way with folders (griptillians, endures, etc.)
    Same thing with my first truck. Duplicates are common around here.
     
  23. TfflHndn

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    Yep. Stoeger Cougar.
     
  24. Bob M.

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    Yes, 2 Ruger P90DC's Stainless. Identical. :)
     
  25. natman

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    The first decent centerfire rifle I ever owned was a JC Higgins Model 50 in 30-06. They were made for Sears in the '50s using an FN commercial Mauser action and a chrome lined barrel from High Standard. They are very well made and extremely accurate. Because of the Sears connection they went for peanuts back in the 80's. I liked the first one so much that when I ran across a second one in mint condition for a song I had to buy it. I keep one sighted in with 150 grain Winchester Power Points for deer and pigs and the other sighted in with 180 grain Nosler Partition Light Magnums for elk.

    I just bought a third, this time a Model 51, which is the same as a 50 except it has a fancier stock. Some bozo shot ammo in it that was so corrosive it pitted the barrel, despite the chrome lining. I haven't decided whether to have it bored out to 35 Whelen or to rebarrel it to 25-06. Either way it won't be a 30-06. :)

    Then there's Mossberg 500s. They come from the factory slightly rough, but a few minutes with an Arkansas stone makes them slick as grease. I have an 8 shot for HD, a 20" barrel camo for turkeys, one with a rifled barrel and Monte Carlo stock for slugs and a fourth I haven't decided what to do with yet. I have a nephew who's interested in hunting, maybe he'll get it.

    Don't get me started on 10/22s or M1 Carbines. :rolleyes:
     
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