What would you like to add to your arsenal?

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  1. Morgan3820

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    I didn’t want to derail the other thread. I would like add a Ruger GP100 in 22lr to match the GP100 .357. Plus I have been wanting for a long time a quality over/under 20 gauge for sporting clays.
     
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    I want some new optics and a bunch more ammo. I don't have *that* many guns; I just need to shoot them all a bit more. Having said that I could always find a deal that I can't pass up on something cool. :)
     
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    Glock 19 or a Desert Eagle :)
     
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    458socom...not sure what rig though..
    Henry all weather 45/70
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    Another .38 snub, preferably an older S&W Chief’s Special.
    A .380 pocket pistol, maybe a KelTec P3AT.
    A vintage Parker SxS, 20ga but I’d settle for a nice 12ga.
    A pair of flintlock dueling pistols (his & hers. :D ).
     
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    Ruger Precision or win 70 in 6.5 PRC
     
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    A282B837-7961-4B25-812F-B7612CF21AEA.jpeg BF8D9151-B418-41F3-B4B5-5ABC9B6DDE7C.jpeg Henry All-Weather 30-30, and Marlin 336XLR in 35 Rem.
    Pictured is the Marlin 45-70 1895SBL, which I wouldn’t mind trading for.
     
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    I need to add a stainless Kimber 1911 to my collection.
     
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    Trying to figure out how I want to reconfigure the collection with my bum right hand.

    Thinking it’s probably not a great idea to go the other way route and load up on pain killers to go shooting. Hahaha.

    Not looking forward to all the training my off hand will need. I’ve neglected it over the years.

    Also going to be a pain in the ass since I’m right eye dominant and my left hand is the good one now.

    Argh. Work. Not fun.
     
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    Those are good pistols for the money. Not as smooth as the more expensive BBQ guns. But, a good reliable little shooter. I bought one from a guy (before the boating accident) that was declared a "jam-o-matic" and offered at too good a price to pass up. The only problem I found was that the only magazines he had for it were the stamped G.I. style designed in the 1930's for military ball ammo. I bought some modern Wilson Combat magazines for it and never had a single jam.

    If I were going to buy another handgun, it would be a S&W 686. I had one long ago and sold it to buy something else. I've regretted it ever since.
     
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    I'm actually looking for a gun right now...which is rare for me because I currently own several hundred firearms already. I'm looking for a Savage 219 shotgun (although it was made in rifle calibers as well). I thought it'd be nice to carry on the plane, as its a takedown.

    Just yesterday I bought my son his first handgun (he turns 21 next week). I got him a custom engraved S&W model 66. Here's a pic:
     

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    .243 lever action. But I'm cheap.
     
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    I would like to get an AR-15. It's probably not going to happen anytime soon, but that's probably my next purchase.
     
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    I built my own a couple years ago and that way I was able to get it exactly how I wanted it.
     
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    Hmmm, a good semi-auto 22LR pistol, a Henry lever action in 44-40 or 45 LC, and that Marlin pictured above is sweet looking. Other than that, Im pretty set up. I can get ya from contact distance up to 1600 or so with the 300WM. :D
     
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    I've considered that. I don't have a drill press. Can it be done with a hand drill, or is a drill press pretty necessary?
     
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    I only used hand tools, and no power tools. Got an upper and assembled barrel kit from palmettostate and then bought the lower and trigger kit from a local place so I didn't have to do the FFL transfer.
     
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    Good to know.
     
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    You own several hundred firearms? Wow! That is impressive! Any further details you can provide? Pics of the gun safe room?
     
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    Your really need just basic hand tools and a punch set. Buy the upper already assembled the way you want it, and save yourself the hassle. The Lowers go together real easy, its just springs and pins.
     
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    I've had a hankering for a Thompson. The new semi-autos are not outrageously expensive, but where's the fun in that?

    I doubt I'll ever actually buy one. I shoot too infrequently as it is. Of course since the boating accident I have to rent.
     
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    I didn’t know those existed. I introduced myself to .243 last year and was impressed, but didn’t even think to look for levers. That looks like a good youth-deer rifle for getting boys started on larger calibers.
     
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    Its a family affliction...my dad, in his late 80s, also owns a triple digit number of firearms. My son, once when he was 18, bragged that he was one gun away from having 50 (I think he is at 50 now, about to be 51 next week when I give him that model 66). Heck, even my daughter, currently at 19 years old, has several, and she hardly shoots.

    Nothing too fancy in the family, no Parker doubles, Africa triples, or anything like that. Mostly common stuff, Remingtons, Winchesters, Colts, etc. A couple dozen custom engraved, gold inlayed, etc. Less than a dozen moderately priced collectables (moderate meaning less than $50k value). I have a $250k insurance rider just for the guns, and I'm sure it at least comes close to covering them all.

    It was normal growing up, and I never gave it thought, until I started seeing that most families don't own dozens and dozens of guns, in multiple safes, in every closet, under every bed, etc. lol.
     
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    May I suggest the Sig Sauer Mosquito? I love mine.
     
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    I'm jonesing for a Sig Sauer P226, preferably a stainless frame and slide nitril finished model if I can find one.
     
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    My P226 is the handgun I shoot best. Or maybe tied with my 1911.
     
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    Impressive! I think I have around ~10 firearms. I’m not a very frequent shooter lately though.
     
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    My shooting range in the back yard helps. If it wasn't for that, I'd probably almost never shoot. Not that I dislike public/private ranges (I do go to a club for skeet a few times a year), more just for the time/hassle of it.
     
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    Excellent handgun. I have a 686+ (7 round cylinder) with a set of Crimson Trace laser grips as my bedside table piece.
     
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    Same here. Had a buddy over, and we are out shooting what he brought over. We finish for the evening, and I hear him say Hi to someone as he walks around the side of the house. I ask who he says hi to, and he says, a cop. I have an AR in 1 hand and a bag in the other with guns visible in it. Cop asks if we were having fun. "Yes sir!" "That's what I like to hear!" We then talk to him for about 25 minutes or so. During that time he gets a radio call, and he calls back into dispatch and responds with "I'm still dealing with this situation, put someone else on it" and kept talking firearms with us for a while.

    One of the neighbors had complained that they were trying to sleep - it was 7pm and we have no ordinances about firearm discharges. They weren't trying to sleep, I know the neighbors that it was because a few years back a deer got hit right in front of their place, and one of the other neighbors grabbed a .45 to put the deer out of it's misery, and the complainant neighbor steps back and gasps, "Oh, I'm so scared of guns!" Everyone on our street shoots except this one.
     
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    I'm lucky, as my neighbors are pretty good (everyone has acreage where I live, so that keeps everyone distant too). It helps that for rifles, I actually set up my range where I can shoot indoors, out the open sliding door wall, to the backstop. It sounds "hill billy" but it actually does a fantastic job of quieting down the booming rifles. I shot a large/loud caliber like this the other day, then later saw one of my next door neighbors and I asked if my shooting bothered him. He was home but he didn't even know I was shooting, and he's my closest neighbor. Only down side is I can only do that when no one else is at my home, obviously.
     
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    Back before the previous administration, I went out and bought A LOT of ammo, A LOT of primers A LOT of reloading stuff. Now I don’t worry about running out of ammo. Now might be a good tome to do similar if possible. When ammo was in shorts supply I had plenty. Often I was the only person at the range because I was the only one who had anything to shoot. I made friends by selling ammo at a profit because there was none available.
     
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    Suppressors work even better. :) Funny story. I was out shooting with my son and some of his buddies one day. The buddies have, between them, half a dozen suppressors. THey had everything from .223 to .458 Socom. 300 Blackout, WSPR, 9mm, you name it. Anyway, they're blasting away, and I pulled out my old Rossi .357 lever gun. Knocked one into a gong, and immediately hear the yelps from the guys. It never occurred to me to be shooting without earplugs, but they all were. Those ARs, even the .458, were as quiet as popguns. Just amazing. Makes me want to get one or two.
     
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    I have a 1970 year model Browning BLR in .243. I got it as a young teenager and it is a good gun to start in. Although the older, more experienced hunters claimed I would never kill anything with it and a small caliber won't work in brush country. They also told me there were no deer where I was hunting. Proved them wrong on all counts...
     
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    Has to shoot depleted uranium bullets, or I'm simply not interested.

    Bonus: There's an A-10 attached to it. :D
     
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    In Russia, we don't play with puny guns....

     
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