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Discussion in 'The Guns Galore Section' started by Commando, Dec 13, 2007.

  1. Commando

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    Hey fellas. I was just wondering, although it sorta is a dumb question, but how many of you have fired a real gun?
     
  2. Ricky

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    I have fired shotguns.
     
  3. Commando

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    Lucky you! :D I have never shot a gun, even though I live in the country.
    I watched my friend shoot a diseased sheep on his dad's farm, with a .22 but that is the closest I have got to shooting a gun. :cry:
     
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    I used to attend a pistol club in the mid 1990s before the handgun ban in the UK where I regularly fired a 9mm Browning GP35, but also had the chance to fire a .38 special and .357 magnum revolver and the club chairman's 9mm Czech pistol (a CZ-75 I think).

    I've also fired the L85A1 on more than a few occasions and the L98A1 converted to .22 LR.

    Lastly I've also been clay pigeon shooting with 12 bore shotguns, and to be honest didn't enjoy it a great deal, give me pistol or rifle shooting any day!
     
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    I used to be an avid long gun shooter until the range I went to closed down.I rarely shoot my handguns simply because I prefer rifles.
     
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    I have 26 guns at the moment and all of them are functional. I'm curently the NRA match director for the club and next year I will be serving on the Board of Directors at the club. I guess you can say I have gunpowder veins. :D

    I know you will ask so here it is:
    www.pascagouladcm.com
     
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    I'm into shotguns mostly these days.
    I grew-up hunting ducks, upland-birds and small-game.
    Mostly just waterfowling these days.
    12 gauge 3 inch magnums. Semi-auto and over/unders.
    I always carried the 28ga shotguns for grouse and dove.


    Shooting clay-birds is always a hoot in the off-season.

    Tim
     
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    Hi.

    The only weapons I ever had in my hands were a soft-air rifle and an inert Bundeswehr Panzerfaust 3....

    Yours

    tom! :wink:
     
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    Various types of .22 rimfires (personally own a Browning T-bolt and a Walther G22)

    .303-SMLE and No.4 (of which I own a No.4 Mk.2)

    7.62x51mm Nato

    .357Magnum/.44 Magnum/.45-70 Lever action rifles (I also own a .357Mag Marlin)

    .357Mag/.44Mag/.22/.45ACP Revolvers and semi-auto hang guns

    .375 H&H Rimless Magnum Bolt action rifle

    .410 Shotguns (again I own a Winchester lever action 410 shotgun)

    12 gauge shotguns of various sorts

    7.92mm Mauser

    Various black powder pistols, shotguns and rifles

    I'm currently a member of 2 rifle clubs and a member of the NRSA.
     
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    Well, I've shot with .22 LR pistols and rifles, .357 Magnum revolver, Rk-62 assault rifle and KvKK-62 machinegun (both 7.62x39mm), Suomi submachinegun (9x19mm) to name few. And oh, Zsu-23-2 and M72 LAW (unfortunatelly not hot one, just practice rockets and exotic modification with built-in rifled 7.62mm barrel).
     
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    .22,12 gage,20gage,16 gage,.30 cal. odd mismatch of pistols.
     
  12. Simonr1978

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    It's gotta be said, there's no such thing as dumb questions, only dumb answers. :wink:
     
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    Goo goo Ga ga?

    so far,

    .22 rifle, .303 rifle, 12 gauge shotgun

    Love to get my hands on an AK or a P-90 but that's not likely to happen
     
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    12 g. shotgun
    380 auto
    22 gun
    22 rifle
    32 auto
    and once i held a dessert eagle, .50 cal gun, sweet!!!!!!!
     
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    Guns I've fired

    Guns I have owned:

    Handguns
    .25acp Clements (Belgium)
    Ruger 66 .38/.357 6"
    9mm Browning HiPower MkIII (works best with heads of .356/.357 diameter - barrels tend to mike out at .3575)
    9mm Star Model 30 M (Spanish & accurate)
    Colt .45 repro (Uberti) 6"
    .36 black powder percussion Remington repro (Pietta)
    .36 black powder percussion Colt repro (Uberti)
    .32 acp Webley M.1906
    .32 acp Mauser model 1914
    .38 Webley Mk III 4" (with small birds head handle)
    .455 Webley Mk VI 6"

    Rifles
    .303 Short Magazine Lee-Enfield No. 1 Mk III, BSA manufactured (with magazine cutout & dated 1914)

    .22 centrefire (black powder) Rook rifle with Martini action

    Guns I have fired:
    Handguns
    Glock 17/19
    Desert Eagle .357 & .50AE
    Luger 7.65 & 9mm (standard and artillery versions)
    Mauser 9mm (Broomhandle)
    numerous .38/.357 (always preferred the Ruger 100 or the S&W 686 to any of the Colts, Taurus or Arminius)
    Casul .454 (mean kick)
    Webley-Fosbery
    Webley RIC
    Webley "Bulldog"
    Mauser .25acp model 1910
    .25acp Browning
    9mm Lahti (Finnish)
    9mm Radom (Polish)
    9mm Steyr GB model (big for a 9mm)
    .44 Remington & Colt black powder percussion revolvers (including the Dragoon model)
    a few more that didn't stick in my mind :p

    Rifles
    2 & 3 band Enfield .557 percushion (both repro and originals)
    Enfield-Snider .577 (original)
    Brown Bess (original)
    Marlin 44.40 lever action
    Mauser 98 Karibiner and standard 98 model (WWI vintage)
    Mauser 95 (Boer war vintage)
    and a few more.
     
  16. Commando

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    Whew! You have owned a lot of guns! :D
     
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    A Ruger Redhawk is the largest handgun I've fired.
    (And 'brutha it's a handful.)
    Chambered for .44 magnum and with a 7.5 inch barrel.
    In a two-handed grip, I could feel it rotating in my hands. You hold it out front a-ways as it will rear-back and try to bite you.
    :eek:

    .308 is the largest caliber center-fire rifle cartridge I've shot. (Remington Model 700 rifle.)

    Tim
     
  18. Commando

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    :grin:
     
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    Yesterday at the club a couple of fellas showed up with a very big assortment of full auto guns. Many were WW2 vintage such as a MG-42, MP-40, Thompson, BAR, PPsh, Russian Maxim, Browning M-2, and STEN. There were also modern ones like the M-16A1, UZI, AK-47, RPD, MP-5, and Glock 18.

    I was able to shoot the Thompson and BAR. :bang: :D
     
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    i have never got the chance to fire any full auto weapons , i would like to some day...
     

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