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What's your "never buy" gun?

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by Meowhead, Oct 4, 2008.

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  1. Duke of Doubt

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  2. Lamb of Gun

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    I would never buy a Mac-10, Tec-9, Desert Eagle or a Sig Mosquito
     
  3. Cannonball888

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    I have a hard time getting myself to sell any gun no matter what it is, so my collection just keeps getting bigger. I've only sold two guns in 25 years. A shotgun scorched in a house fire and a .22 mag derringer.
     
  4. rdhood

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    Oh C'mon, tell us how you feel! Seriously, after I reading the results of several thousand round matches, I came to the conclusion that most guns are incapable of 1000 consecutive shots without a malfunction. Thus, most everyone who swears that their gun (and by "their gun", I mean their gun, their magazines, their ammo and their shooting style) will go a thousand rounds perfectly is either lying or delusional. Now, there are some small number of guns out there that WILL go 1000+ rounds without a malfunction of any type, but the *vast majority* will not. Everyone is quick to slam on everyone else's gun... for what reason? OH... that it is unreliable and you can't trust your life to it. Hmm... but it is clear that nearly all guns are unreliable, which makes the vast majority of those who slam EITHER haters and liars OR delusional ! The poster of the above message (#276?) is right. While no one sees themselves this way, the numbers bear themselves out over and over again. If the best people with the best guns have a high rate of malfunction, then the average people with average guns should have a higher rate of failure, which gives no one room to slam on anyone else's gun because YOUR OWN GUN is, by your own definition, a "never buy gun"!
     
  5. earlthegoat2

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  6. ThrottleJockey

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    "most everyone who swears that their gun (and by "their gun", I mean their gun, their magazines, their ammo and their shooting style) will go a thousand rounds perfectly is either lying or delusional."

    Well, I'm neither lying, nor delusional, and I'm telling you that my Beretta 90-Two has over 1500 rounds through it and not one hiccup yet. All WWB 100rnd boxes from wallyworld, Except for the one 50rnd box of blazer brass which I will never buy again. Blazer Brass didn't cause any malfunction, but is VERY dirty and seems to not burn completely and timely.
     
  7. Ichiro

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    Agreed. I have 2 revolvers that needed some fixing. After fixing, they've each got about 4,500 rounds through them with no issue. I have a used Sig that has never hiccuped during my ownership (over 2,000 rounds).

    So, here are three guns I will never buy again:
    * Ruger GP-100
    * Ruger SP-101
    * Sig Sauer 226

    Don't feel I'll ever need to.
     
  8. Clarence

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    I've got 2,250 rounds through my Ed Brown 1911 with absolutely NO malfunctions.

    I"m not a liar or delusional, but I can count.
     
  9. skeet king

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    Ummmm any Remington

    I hate them I hate them I hate them!
     
  10. Carl

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    Any firearm that's associated and worshipped in the gang/rap culture. Basically, AKs and Glocks.
     
  11. AllAmerican

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    any modern Beretta pistol. I do for some reason want a 1934 .380
     
  13. TimM

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    .25 auto
     
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    I like what Carl said, and add anything fired sideways. Otherwise if it throws lead, and is "save your life reliable", what's to hate!
     
  15. easyrider6042004@yahoo.ca

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    Never say never, but I'll say any tupperware gun.

    If it was given to me, I will not refuse.
     
  16. Stevie-Ray

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    I'll never buy Detonics.





    Waiting for some schmuck to offer me one for cheap to prove that out
     
  17. jcwit

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    Anything .25 Oh I think not, a Baby Browning in FINE condition for $100 or less well fit real nice in my collection. HeHe

    Never say never, it to long a time frame
     
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    .50 AE Desert Eagle or anything bigger without a stock.
     
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    Anything you can't operate with either hand.

    And Walthers. Never buy a gun that was made in a toy factory. My P22 hammer spring broke, i sent it back, the replacement is so weak it takes two strikes to ignite a cartridge... i don't have the energy to send it in AGAIN. Oh, and my G22 was a lemon from the getgo.
     
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    Kel-Tec, Hi-Point, Khar or a Mosin Nagant would be at the bottom of my list.
     
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    I would never buy an AK or a SKS, I just don't like how they look.

    Also any gun with gold trim.
     
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  23. 22LRFan

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    A useless (useless to me anyway) one. I would never buy a firearm that I didn't think would be reliable or had some amount collector's value (an older firearm I think is cool).
     
  24. Knightrider03m

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    Sig Sauer- Fugly looking guns that is overpriced
    Glock- Even fuglyer than the sig that is way overrated.
     
  25. rdhood

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    ThrottleJockey wrote:
    Ichiro wrote:
    Clarence wrote:
    I wrote:

    You see, I know there are guns that do it. In fact, the only way I would believe someone is if they had kept an actual count, and I believe you three. I would even submit that you are unique, and that most people have no objective idea about the trustworthiness of their gun. It is clear that most people believe their guns to be 100% without any objective proof. I would also submit that the reason your guns are 100% is as much because of you as it is the gun. Without proof, I submit that someone who is meticulous enough to keep track of consecutive rounds without malfunction is probably going to maintain their gun better, buy better parts, buy better mags, handle the gun better, etc. Certainly, most people don't get in 1000 round matches expecting a malfunction, yet it routinely happens.

    I personally only keep track on an outing-by-outing basis. I look back and make a mental note of what went wrong and try to adjust before the next outing. I'm pretty sure, though, that none of my guns have never gone 1000 rounds without a mishap, and there is emperical evidence that most don't.
     
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