Whats your favorite firearm of all time? WHY???

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  1. pockets

    pockets Member

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    I've always been kind of partial to the 'Puckle Gun'.

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  2. Sheepdog1968

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    Rifle it's the 30-30 lever action. I like the exposed trigger, the way it cycles, how long ago they were invented yet still hold their own.

    For pistols it's the Sig 220. I lusted after them for 15 years before getting them. They way it feels in my hand is just better than any other pistol including a 1911.

    For shotguns it's the Mossberg 500. I like the tang mounted safety and nothing getting in the way when I load a shell into the magazine tube.

    I usually happy with most firearms these are the ones that feel extra special to me.
     
  3. Agsalaska

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    I single shot bolt action 22.
     
  4. Neo-Luddite

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    M-1

    (close seconds: AK-47/74,1911a1,1903 (pocket),S&W 64, Colt Trooper III,Ruger Mk II)

    And again, so I'm not misunderstood: U.S. Rifle / Caliber .30 / M-1
     
  5. Dr.Mall Ninja

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    It's gotta be the 1911. Enough can't be said about them, the timless design, the history and how well they shoot!
     
  6. 230RN
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    230RN I wish these woke folks would awaken to reality.

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    pockets wisecracked,

    Hahahhaaaaa. Square shot or round shot?
     
  7. speedway

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    HK P7. No question.
     
  8. The_Armed_Therapist

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    M14/M1A... My 2nd favorite would be the M1. I basically view the M14 as perfecting the M1. Accurate enough, full power, light recoil, high capacity, older-style look to it, good ergonomics, great sights, etc.
     
  9. Trent

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    Oh this one is easy.

    Minigun.

    It's the holy grail of "OMG" firepower.

    Unbelievably expensive to own and shoot.

    Therefore I'll never have one.

    And I'll always WANT one.

    As such... it wins, hands down.
     
  10. madstabber

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    my s&w 627 pro series, great trigger, sights, and capacity. I love this gun.
     
  11. jp3

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    My Baer 1911
    For all the obvious reasons.
     
  12. Ala Dan

    Ala Dan Member in memoriam

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    (3-way tie) a good, quality 1911 .45 ACP, 3.5" Smith & Wesson 27-2 .357 mag,
    and a 4" Smith & Wesson 19-3 .357 mag. Close, very close is an old West German
    .45 ACP SIG-SAUER P220A~! ;) :D

    You know, I'm and old fart and always forgett'in something~! In this case, it is the
    Smith & Wesson model 39 and the alloy model 39-2 9mm semi-auto. These were
    equipped with silencers, and originally used to squash sentry's, guard dog's, and
    ducks during the Viet-Nam War. The proper name at the time was "Hush Puppies";
    and were used on covert operations within the jungle. If memory serves me right,
    I believe the U.S.Navy Seal Teams were the first to implement the use of the "Hush
    Puppies". My good friend and THR member isp2605 [formerly of the Illinois State
    Police] informed me that his department was the first major department to issue
    the S&W model 39-2's, in 'bout 1968 (I think~?) Therefore, I own 2x model 39-s's
    one of which has NEVER been fired; in original blue cardboard box, with all doc's~!
     
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  13. clamman

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    Favorite? 1911. Why? It gives me a woodie.
     
  14. GambJoe

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    Don't own it but the garrand. The history behind it. She looks good to.
     
  15. Capybara

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    The rifle that saved the world, the M1 Garand. Love mine, it is very special to me because of its heritage and its genius.

    I'd also pick the 1911 for the same reasons.
     
  16. RDCL

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    1911/1911a1
     
  17. tarosean

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    1892... Decades later I still try to mimic Chuck Connors..
     
  18. Esoxchaser

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    P-08 Luger my uncle brought back from Germany at the end of WW II.
    Right now I am having a serious love affair with a 9mm EMP. Just something about that gun. The style, the accuracy, the quality feel. I have had a lot of guns in my life, but have never been as smitten as I am with the EMP.
     
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    Pistol? Glock 40 cal

    Revolver? S&W L frame 357

    Game Rifle? '98 Mauser type. (Mine is a 1948 Husqvarna made with FN action)

    Patrol Rifle? AR-15, 5.56 cal

    Defensive Shotgun? Remmie 870 P

    Field Shotgun? Remmie 870 12ga

    22 Rifle? Ruger 10/22

    22 Pistol? S&W M41

    If I could just keep one pistol, rifle and shotgun?

    Glock 23, 40 cal

    AR-15

    Remmie 870 P

    The Second Amendment is NOT about hunting. ;)
     
  20. St8LineGunsmith

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    That is really an unfair question there are so many to choose from

    just thinking about it makes my brain hurt

    the ones i like the most are the ones i will never be able to afford to own or shoot
    like an M-107 .50 cal LRSR and a BAR
    Love the Thompson sub machine gun

    Love my muzzleloaders and 1858 C&B revolvers a lot too

    Love my SKS and 10-22 for cheap fun shooting

    Love my .44Mag blackhawk and my .50 Desert Eagle
    Love my PT 92 because of its ambidextrous safety

    etc and so on
     
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  21. Stevie-Ray

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    1911A1. Because it is the best looking, best handling, best shooting weapon of all time. For me. My primary carry 90% of the time.
     
  22. spider 69

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    What's your next question? Which is my favorite grandchild?

    Auto Pistol-Mauser C96
    Revolver-S&W 66-1
    Bolt- Pre-64 Model 70 in 30-06
    Semi Rifle-CAR15
    Shotgun-870 Marine

    I have five grandchildren.
     
  23. weisse52

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    Colt 1911A1. 70 series.
    Simple choice.
     
  24. Yarddog

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    Revover- Ruger Security Six-357 mag & Single Six-22
    Rifle- Remington 700 BDL-30 06 ; ) PS Women My wife & Daughter :D
    Y/D
     
  25. Mr.357Sig

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    9mm: CZ-75B or Browning Belgian Hi-Power.

    45ACP: Colt 1911
     
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