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Xanthine
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20/12/2019 1:58 pm  

I'm sure this has already been discussed to death, but I don't care. There is never NOT a time when I don't enjoy discussing firearms, and I'm sure many of you can relate. If you have more than one favorite and you can't pick one, just list a few. I mean, who can honestly just pick one anyway?

For me, my favorite handgun is my Ruger GP100 357 magnum revolver with a 4-inch barrel. Not the flashiest option, not the most impressive, but damn it is fun to shoot! I've probably put more rounds through it than all of my other handguns combined. I know there are lots of great polymer framed semi-autos, and that's what everyone else seems to prefer...but I don't think I will ever find something that feels better to me than a nice chunky 357 revolver.

Favorite rifle is my Aero Precision AR-10. Running an 18" CMV barrel, fixed-stock rifle length lower receiver, and Vortex Viper PST 4-16x50mm FFP scope. God DAMN I love that rifle. Hits like a sledgehammer, and I'm able to easily and consistently pick off targets with it at 500 yards. I wish my range allowed for longer ranges than 500, I'm sure this rifle could easily push out to 800-1000 yards, even with me shooting:P

What are your favorites?


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20/12/2019 4:45 pm  
Posted by: @xanthine

There is never NOT a time when I don't enjoy discussing firearms, and I'm sure many of you can relate. 

For me, my favorite handgun is my Ruger GP100 357 magnum revolver with a 4-inch barrel. 

Favorite rifle is my Aero Precision AR-10. 

What are your favorites?

Fantastic choice with your Aero, freaking awesome weapons platform!

I have to stick with my Beretta M-9/92FS/9aA1.  Like  you, this has been my go to pistol for over two decades and I've put tens of thousands of rounds through it.  It's become an extension of my arm and still nothing but fun to shoot.  A close second is my Astra a-75.

In another world I would also own an AR-10, but my Colt LE6920 has served me well over the same two decade time frame.  I do love the 7.62 however, it's a whole lot of hurt going down range to say hello!  IF I ever do upgrade, it will be for a LWRCi REPR MKII.

My list would not be complete without mentioning my Remington 870 Wingmaster or Schmidt Rubin K31.

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Old Buck
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20/12/2019 7:37 pm  

Of all the pistols I own, the Glock is still the most accurate and reliable.  After 1000's of rounds thru it WITHOUT cleaning it still runs flawlessly.

I am also enjoying my Henry .22LR lever action.  The quality is superb, accuracy is phenominal, and the trigger is clean and crisp.  Top notch USA made firearm.

 

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20/12/2019 8:21 pm  

Agreed the Aero is fantastic! Wish I had one. Favorite revolver is the S&W 25-7 --but it is too valuable to carry so I have my trusty model 19 or the 66 to carry. As for semi auto I don't think the CZ platform can be beat--and the stuff Tanfoglio produces on that platform is ALL good. I swear by my 10 mm. NOW if my old Mauser C96 was one chambered for the 1912 Mauser "Export" round well that is another story. 

For long range shots I'd stack up my 1914 Schmidt-Ruben against anything! HA  


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Uly The Cunning
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30/12/2019 2:27 pm  

The M1 Garand has always been my favorite. From the sound of loading, to the sound of its last shot, it is the one that just hits that spot for me. I enjoy the accuracy of the M1 as well, and the simplicity in care and upkeep. For me, it is as the saying goes, less is more. I do likes bells and whistles, but sometimes I just like quality. I do not own one, but one day, I will. I am also a fan of the Mausers, as The Evil Genius described. I am more keen to rifles over pistols, as you can tell.

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Xanthine
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31/12/2019 4:17 pm  

I have to say...you guys have great taste in firearms. I'd be salivating over the chance to shoot any of the ones mentioned in this thread.


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Matcha Savage
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31/12/2019 5:43 pm  

I haven´t shot a single one of these guns, but I will just add my 2 cents and hope for the best.

 

I am somewhat torn between an AK 74, a HK G36, a Steyr AUG and a FN SCAR, but, hell, what do I know, I have to experience operating these to come to a final conclusion. Until then, I would say: "Gimme that with a Glock as a sidearm."

 

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Old Buck
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29/06/2020 2:15 pm  

The best AK platform I owned was the Galil.  A machined receiver chambered in 5.56 Nato was very reliable and accurate enough.

They are now producing a new version of the rifle and include a pistol version as well chambered in 5.56 Nato AND 7.62x39!

https://iwi.us/product/galil-ace-pistol-5-56-nato/

 

https://www.classicfirearms.com/iwi-gap556-galil-ace-sap-pistol-556/

 

 

 

 

Palmetto State Armory has a 9mm version as well!

 

 

 

 

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Old Buck
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02/07/2020 8:34 pm  

Own an AR-15 rifle?

How about a belt fed upper for it?

 

 

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Uly The Cunning
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02/07/2020 10:12 pm  

I am sure there is one of those in this mix.

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Old Buck
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02/07/2020 11:25 pm  

I hear the M1919 .30 cal, M2 .50 cal, M249 5.56, but what the hell is off to the right with the laser beam of tracers?

 

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03/07/2020 6:59 pm  

Well when we had night fire my "pig" would often look just like that. 


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05/07/2020 1:52 pm  

.44 Magnum. Would love to shoot this big sonofagun

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Narrow road
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06/07/2020 7:07 am  

I don't have firearms yet. When I move to another state. I'll definitely be putting some money down for firearms.

The research I've done on firearms though. I think me being a city slicker. A .44 mag revolver and a .44 repeater carbine will be  a good fit for me. 

The rounds are pretty inexpensive. The rounds also have enough penetrating power for multiple applications. I'd also be comfortable shooting the ammo. Without thinking I'm breaking the bank with each round going downrange.

The standard pump action 12 gauge shotgun will round out my collection. I figure an initial outlay of $3000. Could provide me with a lifetime of personal defense.

On a side note. 12 guage 00 and slugs are sold out nearly everywhere online. Or are rediculously expensive for a box of 5 rounds. All I could find cheap were #8 target rounds. 

Hopefully when I move to another state. I can find a local retailer with a decent, reliable, bulk stock. At reasonable prices. 

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Old Buck
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09/07/2020 3:35 pm  

The M134, a 7.62x51mm (.308 Win) electrically powered Gatling gun.

Santa is getting one hell of a wish list for this Christmas!

 

 

 

In order to feed my new child, I will need a Mark LV loading machine, capable of loading 3,600 cartridges an hour!

Mark LV Rifle Loading Machine

 

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