Rifles & handguns you own and have owned

Nyati

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@CTDolan , the list of firearms I have owned would be too long, so I will just give you the numbers

25 Pistols
16 Revolvers
14 Rifles
7 Shotguns

Actually I just own two rifles.
 

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Wow... I honestly am not sure I could list everything even if I tried..

Im currently sitting on about 50 firearms between mine and my wifes collection.. but.. over the years I have horse traded so much stuff, I dont think I could possibly remember them all.. my guess is the total number owned at one time or another is probably north of 250-300 though..

a few things I look back and regret ever letting go include

An all original, pristine condition Remington Rand 1911 built in either 1942 or 1943
An all original, pristine condition (unissued) M1 Carbine made by Singer Sewing Machine in WWII (unknown date)
A mid 1950's Ithaca Model 37
A mid 1930's Browning A5
An old, beater, horrible condition 6.5 carcano carbine.. no real material value.. but huge sentimental value.. it was my dads first "deer" rifle..
An old, beater, horrible condition stevens 12ga pump purchased new in 1967.. no real material value.. but huge sentimental value.. it was my dads first "hunting" shotgun..


Pretty much everything else that has come and gone over the years could easily be bought again if I would put the time in to search, and wanted to spend the money... most of the guns were "common".. rem 700's, AR15's, S&W revolvers, Glock pistols, etc..etc.. but those 6 in particular were all exquisitely built and were in phenomenal shape or should have ended up as family heirlooms.. and I either let someone else that wanted them even more than I did talk me out of them.. or I was just young and dumb and didnt appreciate what I actually had in the collection at the time...

I think I paid $100 for the 1911 at a gun show in Memphis in the early 90's... a guy was walking around with it in his hand wanting to offload it so that he could afford to buy one of those new fangled Gen 1 Glocks :)
 

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Daisy BB gun
Hi-Point 9MM
Winchester 190
Remington 770
 

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Daisy BB gun
Hi-Point 9MM
Winchester 190
Remington 770
Nice! You are ready for just about anything buddy! Lol. If only you had one of those Colt Double Eagles or whatever their DA auto was!
 

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Nice! You are ready for just about anything buddy! Lol. If only you had one of those Colt Double Eagles or whatever their DA auto was!

Well I’m putting a lot of serious thought into my purchases. I’m on the fence right now over a Lorcin 380. It’s a good deal and they are cool looking but I wouldn’t want fellow members of this website to think I was a Fancy Dan.
 

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.22 LR first-gen Colt Woodsman
.32 ACP Vz-50

.22 LR Henry AR7
.243 Win Mauser 98 sporter (sold)
7x57 mm Oviedo Mauser 93 sporter
.30 carbine Universal M1 carbine
.30-06 Springfield 1903 sporter
.30-06 Remington 742
.303 SMLE No. 4 Mk 1* sporter (sold)
8x56R mm Steyr Mannlicher M95/30

I like to buy really old guns and get them into hunting shape. I think I’m putting my gunsmith’s kid through college.
 

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@CTDolan how do you like that Ruger M77 in 458 Lott? Did you add some weight to it? My 458 Lott in Ruger Model 1 kicks like a mule.
sure you can handle it charley,restocking the shelves at wal-mart keeps you in good shape im sure.
 

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I don't reach near the lists of others here, but I've owned a few...

Savage 110 .243 - still have this one
Savage 110 .270
Savage 110 .30-06
Marlin 336 .30-30
Steyr Pro Hunter .270 - my current go to rifle

I'm looking to expand in the short-term. Definitely a .223 bolt action and probably a .300 WM to take with me to Africa.

We’ll add to this. I’ve got a Marlin M60 and a Winchester M67 that my grandfather left me that I need to put a refurbishing on. I’ve also got a CVA .50cal blackpowder rifle for our two-week deer muzzleloader season. And a Smith and Wesson M&P-15 in (of course) 5.56mm.

As for handguns, I’ve owned a couple but only currently own a Glock 17. I’ve also owned a Bersa in .380 ACP and a Diamondback DB9 in 9mm.
 

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I have 53 in my private armory. A healthy balance between long guns and handguns. Too many to list here but I am professionally employed as a Fraud Investigator and former law enforcement. I see no down side in listing your firearms in a semi-open forum. The feds know what you have and if there are any thieves here trolling they are going to be met with heavy resistance at my place and I sm sure at your place as well. Most of mine consist of big bore handguns and rifles. I was recently diagnosed with esophageal cancer so I am currently fighting for my life with a less than 50% chance to survive the upcoming major surgery which carries life long side effects which will undoubtedly keep me from firing any of my firearms. So I am in a state of shock because I was a competitive powerlifter and bodybuilder, who did not drink alcohol, smoke or have Gerd or acid reflux. I had the energy levels of a teenager and the body of a 30 year old. The doctors said I was unlucky.

After 5 intensive chemotherapy and radiation sessions, I have lost more than 30 pounds of my precious muscle that took me 43 years to build. I am 56 years old. I now feel like I have the energy level and body of an 80+ year old man.

Enjoy the journey and your growing collection of firearms . Over the next couple of days I will take the time to list my inventory out for you.
I am sorry to hear that. I hope things work out for you.
 

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As promised earlier, my inventory of firearms in my armory:
Rifles
1. Nosler M48-outfitter-rifle 458 win mag 22 inch barrel ghost ring/fiber optic front sight 7 pounds
2. 416 Ruger Alaskan 20 inch barrel ghost ring/fiber optic front sight 7.75 pounds
3. 375 Ruger Alaskan 20 inch barrel ghost ring/fiber optic front sight 7.75 pounds
4. Browning X-BOLT 375 H&H 21 inch barrel ghost ring/fiber optic front sight 6.5 pounds
5. 457 Wild West magnum 18.5 inch barrel ghost ring/fiber optic front sight 6.5 pounds
6. Browning model 1886 45/70 22 inch barrel ghost ring/fiber optic front sight 8 pounds
7. Marlin SBL model 1895 45/70 18.5 inch barrel ghost ring/fiber optic front sight 7.5 pounds
8. Chiappa trapper model 1886 45/70 18.5 inch barrel ghost ring/fiber optic front sight 8 pounds
9. Winchester model 1886 45/70 20 inch barrel ghost ring/ fiberoptic front sight 8.5 pounds
10. Puma model 1892 454 casull 20 inch barrel ghost ring/ fiberoptic front sight 6.5 pounds
11. Remington model 7600 35 Whelen 18.5 inch barrel ghost ring/ fiber optic front sight 7 pounds
12. Tikka boar hunter (bolt action) with rail 338 winchester magnum, quick detachable scope rings (leupold 1x4) traditional iron sights with hooded big dot front sight 6.5 pounds
13. Tikka boar hunter with rail 30/06, quick detachable scope rings and traditional iron sights 6.5 pounds
14. Winchester big bore XTR lever action chambered in 375 Winchester 20 inch barrel ghost ring/fiber optic front sight 6.5 pounds
15. Marlin model 336 (lever action) chambered in 35 Remington 20 inch barrel ghost ring/fiber optic front sight 7.5 pounds
16. Browning BLR Take-Down 300 winchester magnum 21 inch barrel fiber optic sights 6.75 pounds
17. Winchester big bore XTR lever action chambered in 307 Winchester 20 inch barrel ghost ring/fiber optic front sight 6.5 pounds
18. Ruger **NOT**PERMITTED** 308 winchester 16 inch barrel ghost ring/fiber optic front sight 6.25 pounds
19. Winchester model 94 30-30 winchester 20 inch barrel ghost ring/fiber optic front sight 7 pounds
20. Henry big boy 44 magnum 16 inch barrel iron sights 7.7 pounds

Handguns:
1. 500 smith and wesson magnum 3.5 inch barrel performance center
2. Freedom arms model 83 50AE/500 wyoming express 5 inch barrel
3. Freedom arms model 83 464 casull 5 inch barrel
4. Ruger bisley 480 Ruger 6.5 inch barrel
5. Ruger bisley 480 Ruger 4.62 inch barrel
6. Ruger Alaskan 480 Ruger 2.58 inch barrel
7. Ruger Alaskan 44 magnum 2.58 inch barrel
8. Ruger super blackhawk 44 magnum 4.62 inch barrel
9. Colt Delta Elite 10mm
10. Glock model 40 10mm
11. Glock model 20 10mm
12. Glock model 21 45 acp
13. Glock model 19 9mm
14. FNS 40 s&w
15. H&K VP9 9mm
16. Beretta APX 9mm
17. Kimber Custom TLE II 10mm
18. Colt 1911 45acp
19. Smith and wesson m&p 40S&W
20. Smith and wesson Shield 45acp
21. Smith and wesson Shield 9mm
22. Taurus 38 Special
23. Ruger American 45acp

Miscellaneous:
1. Remington 870 12 gauge
2. Plinkerton 22 revolver
3. Henry lever action 22LR rifle
4. Marlin semiautomatic 22LR rifle
5. Ruger Single nine revolver 22 magnum/22LR
 

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It might scare me to see a list of all the ones I have had over the years - and let go.

I never sold even one.....because I fear what you feel....

HWL
 

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I started out my career with an m-14 that had a selector, progressed through an M1 and a BAR and then the notorious M16. then onto an M60, a 3.5" rocket launcher and an M79 thumper. For a while there was an M109SP 155mm and an M2 50 cal. I no longer have any of them, all I get is a "thank you for your service". I'd give all those thank yous for any one of the above.



Second that. Give me back my beloved M-60.
 

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The best insurance is a 1,000 pound safe like you have. My safe is fire proof as well. Insurance companies simply can't be depended on; by the time you get through deductibles and limits of coverage you end up getting 10 cents on the dollar. The best investment is a good heavy fireproof safe. It took four people to get mine from the truck to my reloading room. Now that it's full of firearms and ammo, nobody is going to be able to move it.

Likewise. Just be sure to bolt it to the floor or a wall. I read somewhere that some enterprising tangoes used a bunch of golf balls roll a heavy safe away.
 

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