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Ok, I could have broken this up under rifles and handguns, but I figure it is a bit more fun like this:

WHAT IS YOUR ALL TIME SINGLE FAVORITE GUN?
This maybe easy for some to answer, but pretty darned difficult for others to figure out. I have had a bunch of guns over the years. I have shot many, many more than I have owned. Out of all of them, I guess my all time favorite has to be a rimfire in .22LR, and out of all of them that I have fired so far, I guess my all time favorite comes down to a choice between my Beretta Model 70S, or my Ruger 10/22. When push comes to shove, I gotta say I have had more fun with the Ruger 10/22. All things considered equally there is one thing that makes the Ruger 10/22 come out on top and that is the pleasure :) I derive, not from shooting it, but from watching my son shoot it ;) . Sure he shoots our other 22 rifles but even though some are more expensive and more accurate, and better made rifles, they are not as much fun for either one of us.

My vote goes to my standard Ruger 10/22 (no special anything - just a plain old .22LR like it came off the shelf - err except for a lot of wear and tear).

Best regards and happy shooting,
Glenn B;)
 

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My 3 favorites are the 10/22 (customized), HK P7M8, and the Bushmaster M4.

Choosing a favorite from them is like trying to decide which kid is I love more (Note: I have no kids) but I think that it would have to be the Bushmaster M4.

Besides being a great, fun gun to shoot-it also reminds me of the 8 years I spent as a grunt in the Army. Both good and bad.
 

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Man, 15 views and one response, it sure must be harder than I had thought for some people to figure out which is their favorite gun!:(
 

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Les Baer 1911, P7M8, Sig 220ST in that order. BTW, the 220 is my pimpin' gun, complete with Tulipwood grips.
 

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Actually it is a tough question.

Favorite for what? Shooting, carry, just looking at, knowing it is rare and YOU have it? All of those things can apply and probably not have one gun that fits them all.

I have a .41 mag Colt Python. Supposedly very rare. But I'm not going to shoot it, yet am tickled pink I have one.

I enjoy shooting a .50BMG the best when I want to shoot at hard targets and watch them disintegrate. I enjoy shooting my Winchester Heavy Varmint in 220 Swift when I want to see those little holes all touching together on the target. Or I enjoy shooting a Steyr AUG just because of the way it feels when I shoot it.

So, yes, that is a VERY tough question to ask.

Maybe more specific ones might be appropriate. One I can think of would be: If the cow plop hits the fan, and you have to grab ONE gun and run, which one would it be?
 

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You have a Steyr AUG, too?

That one is also on my "as-soon-as-these-GD-student-loans-are-paid-off, I'm-gonna-get-one-of-those" list.

If the SHTF, the one gun I would grab is the M4. Not that I'm paranoid or anything, but there is already a cache of 30 rounders loaded 4-1 :cool: .
 

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Maybe more specific ones might be appropriate. One I can think of would be: If the cow plop hits the fan, and you have to grab ONE gun and run, which one would it be?
Nope mine is a totally different type of question than the one you propose. Mine may be a tough one to answer, but I meant it to be a really generalized which is your favorite? As for the other much more specific questions like: which would you prefer for survival if the nuclear winter hit and you made it through, or which do you want in a gunfight, or which do you want for home defense, or which do you prefer for sporting clays, and so on and on - well if you don't post those in a separate thread, then I will get around to it sooner or later. That is if no one else beats me to it.

This one is just as I phrased it, what is your all time single favorite gun? In other words the one that is dearest to your heart for whatever reason be it self defense, antique value, shooting utility, hunting, fishing (snicker), plinking - whatever the reason it is your favorite doesn't necessarily matter here. Well let me say that how I mean it before I pee someone off: Sure it matters to you and is probably pretty interesting to us, and you can tell us why it is your favorite; but WHY is not the crux of the question - 'WHICH ONE' is the meat of this discussion. Just that it is your or anyone's favorite above any other is what I am looking for, the reasons why you like it so much are, of course, always a welcome addition...

Best regards,
Glenn B;)
 
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favored for what? winning matches,

hunting, ccw, practice, teaching? do we go by number of rds fired, amount of time spent carrying it, how much or how little we'd sell it for, as vs what we paid for it?
 

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My favorite gun is still my Savage 410 over and under. It is heavy, beat-up, nearly value-less, and you could not take it away from me while the blood was still coursing through my veins.

I've had it since I was four. That's when my grandfather gave it to me "for when I was older." He had to give it to me then, because he knew he wasn't going to be around "when I was older." He died just a few weeks later from cancer.

It was, is, and ever shall be a prized possession!
 
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if you mean the last one I'd let go off,

it'd have to be my ccw pistol, because that's what means the most, and what could GET me back everything else, and a ton of money if I so chose.
 

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NO Question for me it's the Colt Cadet .22 auto. First gun I ever owned that felt like it was an extension of myself.
 

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hunting, ccw, practice, teaching? do we go by number of rds fired, amount of time spent carrying it, how much or how little we'd sell it for, as vs what we paid for it?
Sorry it took me so long, I just mean your all out favorite for whatever reasons you choose.
 

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Hmmmm........

I can narrow it down to three:

Custom Ruger 10-22

Kimber .45 CDP

Kimber (of Oregon!) M84 .223

You CAN'T make me choose just one! ;)
 

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Colt python 6 inch barrel fully targeted with white dots shooting 38spcls...to bad you can't ask any of the those jack rabbits 50 yards out just how good a shooter this gun is.
 

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Ah, a Colt Python! Man after my own heart.... I assume you aren't using the Target model. I believe they only came in an 8 inch barrel. They were chambered ONLY for .38 specials where the other models would chamber both .357 and .38 special.

Nice guns....... :D
 

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How does that go "this is my rifle this is my gun" Why can't a favorate gun be a gun. I will not trade my K80 for anything else. Lets hear it for trap, skeet, and sporting clays!!!!!
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out of all the guns I own I would have to say MY 12 gauge winchester 1300 Defender.

Some of my friends say its made to be a home defense gun and not for sporting clays, but I proved them wrong
 

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Man, I would LOVE to see someone take a StreetSweeper out and shoot clays with them to make the old guys's eyebrows crinkle. That would be a HOOT!
 

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Colt AR-15 16" with Trijicon TAO1. Lightweight, very accurate, reliable, cheap to shoot, cool looking, and powerful enough for almost anything with CNS shots.
 
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i inherited a pair of medium frame S&W revolvers in .44 special from my grandad when i was 12. didnt really get into them until i was 19. love them to death. 3 1/4" barrels, adjustable sights, slicked up action, suprisingly good balacne, i think 4" barrels would balance better but cant bring myself to change the guns. grandad was a federal marshal and carried one on his hip and one under his arm. they were factory custom guns from sometime in the mid 50's. he carried them from around 55-56 until his death in 83. he was killed in a car crash when a criminals palls tried to ram the van my grandad was driving to get him to stop so they could spring their pal. the collision killed the crook, grandad, and his partner as well as one of the other guys and put the last two in the hospital then prison. but it was shooting these guns with a just shy of max load and 240 grain match wadcutters that hooked me. they are really fun to shoot.
 
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