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For you fellow gun nuts such as I. Here's an approximate list of firearms I have owned over the years. I'm sure I've missed a few, but this is a very close estimate. I'm sure these are rookie numbers for some of you, so let's see your list!

470 NE Merkel Double x 1

458 Win Mag
Win 70 x 4
Ruger No 1 x 1
Rem 798 x 1

458 Lott
Dakota 76 x 1
Ruger No 1 x 1

45/70
Marlin 1895 x 4
Sharpes x 1
Ruger No 1 x 1
T/C Contender Barrel x 1
Winchester 86 x 2
Winchester 95 x 1

454 Casull
Freedom Arms 83 x 4

45 Long Colt
Ruger Blackhawk x5
BFR x 1
Winchester 92 x 1

45 ACP
Thompson 1911 x 1
Kimber 1911 x 2
Glock 21 x 1
Sig 1911 X 1
Springfield XD x 1

44 Mag/Special
S&W x 7
Ruger Blackhawk x 3 =46
Ruger M77/44 x 2
TC Contender barrel × 3
Freedom Arms 44 Special x1

41 Mag
Ruger Blackhawk x 2

416 Rem Mag
Sako AV x 1
Win 70 x 1

416 Ruger
Ruger M77 x 3

405 Win
Winchester 95 x 1

40 S&W
Browning High power x 1
Springfield XD x 1

10mm
Springfield Armory 1911 x1
Kimber 1911 x 1
Sig P220 x 2
Glock 40 x 2

9.3x62
Sako M85 x 1
Zastava x 1

375 H&H
Sako M75/85 x 3
Kimber 8400 x 2
Remington 700 x 2
Weatherby MKV x 1
Montana 1999 x 1
Winchester 70 x 1

375 Ruger
Ruger M77 x 1

35 Whelen
Ruger M77 x 1 = 82

358 win
Savage 99 x 1

35 Rem
Marlin 336 x 4
T/C Contender barrel x 1

357 Mag
S&W x 6
Ruger Blackhawk x 2
Ruger GP100 x 1
Ruger Service Six x 1
TC Contender barrel x 2

38 Special
S&W x 2 =102

9mm
Glock x 3
Ruger x 1

380
Taurus x 1

8mm Mauser
M98 x 1

30/06
Ruger M77 x 1
Sako 75 x 1
Rem 700 x 1
Win 70 x 1
Rem 742 x 1
Savage 110 x 1

308 Win
Kimber 84 x 2
Tikka T3 x 1
Rem 700 x 1
TC Encore barrel x 2
Ithaca LS-55 x 1
BROWNING A Bolt x 1

300 Weatherby
Weatherby MKV x 1

300 WM
Weatherby MKV x 1

30/30
TC Contender barrel x 2
Marlin 336 x 1
Win 94 x 2

300 BO
TC contender barrel x 3
Kimber 84 x 1
CZ 527 x 1
Remington 7 x 1

7mm Mag
Rem 700 x 1
Weatherby MKV x 1
Savage 110 x 1
Winchester 70 x 2

7mm Mauser
Ruger No 1 x 2 = 139

280 Remington
Ruger M77 x 1

7mm/08
TC Encore barrel x 1
Kimber 84 x 1
Rem 7 x 1

270 Winchester
Sako AV x 1
Winchester 70 x 2

260 Rem
Browning A Bolt x 1

25/06
TC Encore x 1

243 Win
Rem 700 x 2

223 Rem
Browning A bolt x 1
Rem 700 x 1
Rem 7 x 1
Savage x 1
Weatherby Vanguard x 1
TC Contender barrel x 3
CZ 527 x 1
SS Pistol x 1

22 Hornet
Ruger 77/22 x 2
TC Contender barrel x 1

22 mag
Marlin Bolt Action x 1
NAA Pistol x 1

22 LR
Remington Speedmaster x 1
Ruger 10/22 x 3
Ruger MK 2 x 3
Ruger Single Six x 1
CZ 452 x 2
CZ 455 x 1
Marlin Bolt Action x 2
Beretta Pistol x 2
Browning Buck Mark x 1
TC Contender barrel x 1
Browning Lever Action x 1
RG 22 Short Revolver × 1
Colt New Frontier 22 LR Revolver x 1

17 HMR
Savage Bolt Action x 1 =186

10 Ga Shotgun
Browning BPS x 1

12 Ga Shotguns
BROWNING BPS x 2
Remington 870 x 2
REM 1100 X 1
REM 1187 X 1
Winchester 1300 x 1
Moroku Double x 1
Benelli x 2
Franchi Alcione O/U x 1
NEF Slug Single Shot × 1

20 Ga Shotguns
NEF Single Barrel x 1
Winchester Single Barrel x 1

410 Shotguns
TC Contender barrel x 1
TC Encore barrel x 1

Black Powder/Muzzle Loader
TC Renegade 50 Cal × 2
TC Firehawk 50 Cal × 1
TC Omega 50 Cal x 2 =208
TC Omega 45 Cal × 1
TC Strike 50 Cal × 1
Knight Wolverine 50 Cal x 1
CVA 12 Ga Double Shotgun x 1
Ruger 45 Cap & Ball Revolver x 1
CVA 45 Muzzle Loading Pistol x 1

214 Total (Approximately)
 

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Hmmm...are you one of the Cabelas family?:ROFLMAO::LOL::D No wonder you can’t decide what to hunt with!:rolleyes:
 

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Toby, are you sure that's all?? What??? no "black" rifles? No 1911(s)
Just kidding, that is a bunch. Good thing you aren't married. If my wife saw my list, she'd probably kill me.
 

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Toby, are you sure that's all?? What??? no "black" rifles? No 1911(s)
Just kidding, that is a bunch. Good thing you aren't married. If my wife saw my list, she'd probably kill me.
Actually there are a few 1911s on the list under the 45 ACP section. No ARs though. I have nothing against them, just not my cup of tea.
 

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That is a quality list. And it brings up a few questions as I thought through the list:
Best rifle for deer? Elk?
Best for African PG? DG?

Would you advise to avoid any of them?
Rifles you would buy first if you had to start over?

My list is much shorter, less than 2 dozen. But it seems to be growing.
 

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That is a quality list. And it brings up a few questions as I thought through the list:
Best rifle for deer? Elk?
Best for African PG? DG?

Would you advise to avoid any of them?
Rifles you would buy first if you had to start over?

My list is much shorter, less than 2 dozen. But it seems to be growing.
Most guns that I've owned and gotten rid of over the years were sold simply to buy something else. I've never worn any of them out, that's for sure. I've thought many times about a bare bones list of guns that I could get by with, and hunt anything on earth, and use as self defense. I think that list would look something like this.
458 Lott Heavy Game
375 H&H Heavy Game/Large PG
30/06 Deer/Elk/PG
223 Rem Varmints
22 LR rifle Small Game
22 LR Pistol Small Game/Self Defense
9mm Pistol Self Defense
12 Ga Shotgun Turkey/Duck/Dove/Self Defense.

I'd hate to have to limit my guns that much, but you could cover pretty much anything with that list.
 

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You are okay Toby, here on AH we are not here to judge.
 

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For you fellow gun nuts such as I. Here's an approximate list of firearms I have owned over the years. I'm sure I've missed a few, but this is a very close estimate. I'm sure these are rookie numbers for some of you, so let's see your list!

470 NE Merkel Double x 1

458 Win Mag
Win 70 x 4
Ruger No 1 x 1
Rem 798 x 1

458 Lott
Dakota 76 x 1
Ruger No 1 x 1

45/70
Marlin 1895 x 4
Sharpes x 1
Ruger No 1 x 1
T/C Contender Barrel x 1
Winchester 86 x 2
Winchester 95 x 1

454 Casull
Freedom Arms 83 x 4

45 Long Colt
Ruger Blackhawk x5
BFR x 1
Winchester 92 x 1

45 ACP
Thompson 1911 x 1
Kimber 1911 x 2
Glock 21 x 1
Sig 1911 X 1
Springfield XD x 1

44 Mag/Special
S&W x 7
Ruger Blackhawk x 3 =46
Ruger M77/44 x 2
TC Contender barrel × 3
Freedom Arms 44 Special x1

41 Mag
Ruger Blackhawk x 2

416 Rem Mag
Sako AV x 1
Win 70 x 1

416 Ruger
Ruger M77 x 3

405 Win
Winchester 95 x 1

40 S&W
Browning High power x 1
Springfield XD x 1

10mm
Springfield Armory 1911 x1
Kimber 1911 x 1
Sig P220 x 2
Glock 40 x 2

9.3x62
Sako M85 x 1
Zastava x 1

375 H&H
Sako M75/85 x 3
Kimber 8400 x 2
Remington 700 x 2
Weatherby MKV x 1
Montana 1999 x 1
Winchester 70 x 1

375 Ruger
Ruger M77 x 1

35 Whelen
Ruger M77 x 1 = 82

358 win
Savage 99 x 1

35 Rem
Marlin 336 x 4
T/C Contender barrel x 1

357 Mag
S&W x 6
Ruger Blackhawk x 2
Ruger GP100 x 1
Ruger Service Six x 1
TC Contender barrel x 2

38 Special
S&W x 2 =102

9mm
Glock x 3
Ruger x 1

380
Taurus x 1

8mm Mauser
M98 x 1

30/06
Ruger M77 x 1
Sako 75 x 1
Rem 700 x 1
Win 70 x 1
Rem 742 x 1
Savage 110 x 1

308 Win
Kimber 84 x 2
Tikka T3 x 1
Rem 700 x 1
TC Encore barrel x 2
Ithaca LS-55 x 1
BROWNING A Bolt x 1

300 Weatherby
Weatherby MKV x 1

300 WM
Weatherby MKV x 1

30/30
TC Contender barrel x 2
Marlin 336 x 1
Win 94 x 2

300 BO
TC contender barrel x 3
Kimber 84 x 1
CZ 527 x 1
Remington 7 x 1

7mm Mag
Rem 700 x 1
Weatherby MKV x 1
Savage 110 x 1
Winchester 70 x 2

7mm Mauser
Ruger No 1 x 2 = 139

280 Remington
Ruger M77 x 1

7mm/08
TC Encore barrel x 1
Kimber 84 x 1
Rem 7 x 1

270 Winchester
Sako AV x 1
Winchester 70 x 2

260 Rem
Browning A Bolt x 1

25/06
TC Encore x 1

243 Win
Rem 700 x 2

223 Rem
Browning A bolt x 1
Rem 700 x 1
Rem 7 x 1
Savage x 1
Weatherby Vanguard x 1
TC Contender barrel x 3
CZ 527 x 1
SS Pistol x 1

22 Hornet
Ruger 77/22 x 2
TC Contender barrel x 1

22 mag
Marlin Bolt Action x 1
NAA Pistol x 1

22 LR
Remington Speedmaster x 1
Ruger 10/22 x 3
Ruger MK 2 x 3
Ruger Single Six x 1
CZ 452 x 2
CZ 455 x 1
Marlin Bolt Action x 2
Beretta Pistol x 2
Browning Buck Mark x 1
TC Contender barrel x 1
Browning Lever Action x 1
RG 22 Short Revolver × 1
Colt New Frontier 22 LR Revolver x 1

17 HMR
Savage Bolt Action x 1 =186

10 Ga Shotgun
Browning BPS x 1

12 Ga Shotguns
BROWNING BPS x 2
Remington 870 x 2
REM 1100 X 1
REM 1187 X 1
Winchester 1300 x 1
Moroku Double x 1
Benelli x 2
Franchi Alcione O/U x 1
NEF Slug Single Shot × 1

20 Ga Shotguns
NEF Single Barrel x 1
Winchester Single Barrel x 1

410 Shotguns
TC Contender barrel x 1
TC Encore barrel x 1

Black Powder/Muzzle Loader
TC Renegade 50 Cal × 2
TC Firehawk 50 Cal × 1
TC Omega 50 Cal x 2 =208
TC Omega 45 Cal × 1
TC Strike 50 Cal × 1
Knight Wolverine 50 Cal x 1
CVA 12 Ga Double Shotgun x 1
Ruger 45 Cap & Ball Revolver x 1
CVA 45 Muzzle Loading Pistol x 1

214 Total (Approximately)
What, no .416 Rigby or .416 Taylor! What’s the matter with you! Ha! Ha! Ha!
 

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Wow, that’s a heck of list! You are either:
A) Very indecisive
B) Unable to commit
C) Have way too much time and money on your hands
or
D) The man I aspire to be when I grow up! :ROFLMAO:

I really only see one .404 size hole in your list ;)
 

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Only one Zastava, and I don't think you even fired it?

On a more serious note (if anything in this thread can be considered such), what does the "= 139" stand for alongside your 7X57mm rifles? Does it mean you only used ammunition loaded with 139 grain projectiles in that caliber?

My list would be much shorter, and contain more milsurps, especially European but with a M1 Garand thrown in the mix, that I picked up during the 1980's & early 1990's - never used for hunting, by me anyway. I could never be considered a serious collecter though. I defined myself as an accumulator decades ago and that's still true.
 

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Toby - your list demonstrates to me that there is hope I will find a used .458 Lott to buy here on the AH boards one day!!!! LOL!!!!!

Thanks a great deal for sharing!
 

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Only one Zastava, and I don't think you even fired it?

On a more serious note (if anything in this thread can be considered such), what does the "= 139" stand for alongside your 7X57mm rifles? Does it mean you only used ammunition loaded with 139 grain projectiles in that caliber?

My list would be much shorter, and contain more milsurps, especially European but with a M1 Garand thrown in the mix, that I picked up during the 1980's & early 1990's - never used for hunting, by me anyway. I could never be considered a serious collecter though. I defined myself as an accumulator decades ago and that's still true.
The 139 was just the talley at that point in the list, so I didn't lose count.
I had a Zastava 9.3x62, a Remington 798 458 WM, and OH YEAH! I FORGOT! An Interarms MK X 30/06. Need to add to the list!
 

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So, since this list was posted last night, I've remembered 3 more rifles.

Ruger No 1 270 Win. x 2
Interarms MK X 30/06 x 1
 

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Good decision you sold the scrapyard.....;)

....but the Ruger No.1 in 7x57, the Winchester 95 in .405 Winchester, the Savage 99 in .358 Winchester and the Merkel double in .470 Nitro.

:)

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