If there were one gun you nolonger owned

Discussion in 'General Firearms Discussion' started by 2A-Jay, Sep 26, 2016.

  1. Potter

    Potter Well-Known Member

    Jul 26, 2016
    The middle of England
    Can I have two first choices please :)
    First my treasured 45 acp gold cup...trigger, barrel, beaver tail..all done
    Model 29 8" 3/8. 44 mag blued....
    All hand guns taken and destroyed in 1997..as government policy...
    I'm makin up for it now with rifles ;)
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  2. Designer

    Designer Well-Known Member

    May 28, 2016
    Ames, IA
    I feel heartsick about that.
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  3. carver

    carver Moderator Supporting Member

    I've had my truck broke into once. Three guns in the truck, a Jennings .22 in the glove box, a derringer in .38 caliber, and a Charter Arms Bull Dog. The only gun they took was the Bull Dog. My EDC. That was one sweet shooting pistol, but it only liked the Winchester Silver Tips. Turned in a police report, but that was almost 30 years ago, and I haven't heard a peep out of the cops about it to this day.
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  4. Nor Cal Mikie

    Nor Cal Mikie Well-Known Member

    Jul 1, 2011
    Northern California
    Probably the Browning High Power that looked like it was still in the box, unfired. Traded it off for a POS Ruger Mini 14. One of those things "you just have to have". Big mistake. BIG MISTAKE!!:(:rolleyes:
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  5. nmckenzie

    nmckenzie Well-Known Member

    Aug 15, 2011
    Sitka, Alaska
    Been there, done that. :(
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  6. gunnut1215

    gunnut1215 Well-Known Member

    Dec 6, 2015
    I have also adopted that policy, as well. I also have the fixed income problem. I just picked up 1000 small pistol primers and I hope to pick up another 500 bullets after the beginning of the month. I wish there was something I could do part-time that wouldn't totally wear me out and also not affect Social Security.
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  7. Daffyd

    Daffyd Well-Known Member

    Apr 16, 2010
    Central Ohio
    4" Colt Python - Magna-Ported and Hard Chromed - Former Duty Weapon
    2" Colt Cobra - Back up and Off-Duty
    If I knew then, what I know now......Hindsight 20/20. Although after making upgrades to the Python, it wouldn't be worth what many are today, I still miss it. I was an idiot for trading it off for a new semi-auto. In life there are always some regrets, and those are two big ones in the firearms department.
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  8. Daffyd

    Daffyd Well-Known Member

    Apr 16, 2010
    Central Ohio
    I was Navy from 73 to 77, and one time had the opportunity to fire an M14, M60 (weighs a ton), and fire the M79 (Thumper). I loved shooting that. Shooting off the flight deck in the middle of the Caribbean. Battle efficiency training at Guantanamo Bay well before it had a special prison. Never got to fire a Vulcan, but on deck when they fired the 3 inch 50 cannons from forward and aft mounts. Now that's a bang!
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  9. gvw3

    gvw3 Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Oct 16, 2011
    Chicago IL Area
    Just the one's that were stolen from me back in 1981. I have replaced them all and some with the exception of my Winchester 30-30. I will get one of them when I find a good deal.
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  10. Fordpkup

    Fordpkup Active Member

    Jun 4, 2016
    Mine was a like new Colt 45 ACP 70 . I was out of a job and had to feed kids. Also a Charter Arms 38 undercover special.
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  11. Nor Cal Mikie

    Nor Cal Mikie Well-Known Member

    Jul 1, 2011
    Northern California
    Or maybe that pellet pistol I found in an old garage? Took a 1 foot long cylinder of CO two to fill it up.
    Not sure if it was Benjamin or Crossman. Been WAY too long ago. But I did run into the kid I sold it to. I think he's pusahing to 65 now.:eek:
  12. RichR

    RichR Active Member

    Feb 24, 2009
    Castle Rock Colorado
    Winchester model 94/22, the first one that came out in the 70's. We won't discuss why I don't have it.
  13. 76Highboy

    76Highboy Well-Known Member

    Jan 1, 2012
    Smith and Wesson, model 19. Oh, and this one too.


  14. tedwitt

    tedwitt Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    With the Bloop Tube you are guaranteed a kill, same is with the 20mm.
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  15. 2A-Jay

    2A-Jay Well-Known Member

    Aug 22, 2016
    Yelm, WA
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