What is the LEAST fun gun you ever fired, one that hurt you

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  1. KahrDriving

    KahrDriving Member

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    Shooting Brenneke Black Magic 3” slugs thru my EAA Churchill 18 1/2 barrel pump, gun only weighs 5-6 lbs, shot 4 thru it just to see accuracy and functionality, told my wife the next time I have to shoot these rounds it will be at a charging bear, I have never been recoil sensitive, but these things hurt! I am convinced they will kill anything on this planet.
     
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  2. borrowedtime69

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    .50 Hawken muzzy loader. The copper cap exploded and showered my forehead with tiny hot copper peices and the stuff that makes it go boom. Felt like a blow torch. Still have a bunch of little tiny scars.
     
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  3. Archie

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    I understand. Next time I shoot my elephant gun, there is going to be an elephant charging or I ain't shooting.
     
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  4. 792mauser

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    There's been a few.
    The Martini-Henry carbine with full rifle loads. The only rifle that recoiled so bad that I fired another round just to make sure that I didn't hallucinate how bad it was.

    One of the old man's friends with a 460 Weatherby. That infernal thing rocked my teenage world.

    A FEG ppk wannabe in 9mm Makarov. One shot and done. That hurt something fierce.
     
  5. AustinTX

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    For handguns, one of those miserable little Radom P-64s. Most punishing recoil impulse of any handgun I've ever fired, and I say that as someone who loves shooting big-bore revolvers ranging from .41 Mag. to .454 Casull.
     
  6. Blkhrt13

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    I was 15 or so and my dad gave me a savage 110 in 270. It was my first scoped rifle. I underestimated the recoil and bopped myself in the eye. I can’t recall any other gun bothering me when I shoot it. Only let the 270 smack me once.
     
  7. 12Bravo20

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    My Hungarian FEG PA-63 in 9x18 will bite you just like the PPK. I got bit once or twice by my PA-63.

    Worse experience with a shotgun was being young and dumb and shooting both barrels of a 12 gauge SxS at the same time. I was only about 10 at the time.

    The most unpleasant revolver I shot was the S&W 500. One shot was enough for me.
     
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  8. entropy

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    I have an arthritic lump on the knuckle of my RH trigger finger from shooting both barrels of my 16 ga. SxS repeatedly, I was about 20 at the time, thought it was cool. The recoil didn't bother me much, I didn't even notice the rap on the knuckle that much, but later on in life, it has bothered me some.
     
  9. wxl

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    454 Casull , hurts my hands and ears and I was still young (62).

    My 416 Rigby was OK until I turned 75. I am now 79.
     
  10. valnar

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    I rented a Smith 629 and shot 20 rounds of .44Mag out of it...just to see what it was like. That was the least fun gun I've shot, but I'm also a skinny wimp.
     
  11. warnerwh

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    My Glock 43 caused so much pain in my trigger finger I couldn't shoot more than a box at a time for practice so I sold it.
     
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