Best firearm never owned

Discussion in 'Firearms' started by ghrit, Dec 15, 2011.

  1. ghrit

    ghrit Bad company Administrator Founding Member

    Well, we have threads for the best firearm you've ever owned and the worst you've ever owned. So what's the best you've NEVER owned? Only one choice, 'cause you really don't know, just think you do, and the wish list is elsewhere on the forum. (No fair telling why someone else's choice is NFG, either. We don't want to spoil dreams.)

    Me? a "real" (before Winchester went out of business) Winchester 94 in thutty-thutty. Never owned one, never shot one, in fact never even handled one.

  2. Gator 45/70

    Gator 45/70 Monkey+++

    Never owned one
    Never shot one
    Maybe next year.?
  3. Quigley_Sharps

    Quigley_Sharps The Badministrator Administrator Founding Member

    Barrett 82A1 50 bmg

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  4. VisuTrac

    VisuTrac Ваша мать носит военные ботинки Site Supporter+++

    M1 Garand
  5. carly28043

    carly28043 Monkey+

    I would have to say an 1847 Walker Colt. However, if forced to, I would accept an 1873 Peacemaker. They are just so darned pretty.
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  6. BTPost

    BTPost Stumpy Old Fart,Deadman Walking, Snow Monkey Moderator

    .308 Nato DMPS AR10 with 24" Chrome Lined Stainless Barrel

    but I have one in my future....
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  7. Redneck Rebel

    Redneck Rebel Monkey++

    HK MP5 Navy
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  8. Seawolf1090

    Seawolf1090 Retired Curmudgeonly IT Monkey Founding Member

    A cased set of the original Harry Sanford designed Automag pistol, with three uppers - .25AMP, .357 JMP and .44AMP.

    Wanted one ever since I saw one at a local shop in my high school daze inthe early 70's.
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  9. STANGF150

    STANGF150 Knowledge Seeker

    Ma Deuce!!!!
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  10. Falcon15

    Falcon15 Falco Peregrinus

    .338 Laupala Magnum rifle, with all the bells and whistles.
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  11. Falcon15

    Falcon15 Falco Peregrinus

    I shot one of these, with a legal (paperwork was on hand) suppressor just this past Tuesday. My buddy from my group has 2. Man, the thing is sweet. With the suppressor and subsonic ammo, I only heard the clack of the bolt and a very small report. I was tickled silly. It was AWESOME.
  12. Seacowboys

    Seacowboys Senior Member Founding Member

    One of Mr. Searcy's fine double rifles in .500 Nitro Express.
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  13. Pax Mentis

    Pax Mentis Philosopher King |RIP 11-4-2017

  14. GrandpaDave

    GrandpaDave Monkey++

    Aha that's an easy one... for a time I was issued an M25... a souped up version of the M14

    I never met the man but the legendary USMC sniper Carlos Hathcock used an earlier version of the one I had... This is one of those few weapons made that is honed to such fine precision when you pick it up you know you got something real special in your hands...

    this my friends is the rifle of my dreams and no one can ever own one. they just let you borrow them for a short while... if your worthy...
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  15. Redneck Rebel

    Redneck Rebel Monkey++

    You lucky duck! I didn't get the full experience as the one I spent a few minutes with wasn't wearing a suppressor and was just shooting standard issue range fodder. But I tell you what, that thing shot so good I think it can make anybody look like a pro.
  16. tacmotusn

    tacmotusn RIP 1/13/21

    Actually, I have owned, or shot, or now own several of the weapons mentioned so far. I would have to say I agree with Quigley Sharps. If I were to come into a really large chunk of cash, the Barrett .50 cal semi-auto would be first on my list. Along with a 2.5 ton truck load of ammo for it.....[gun]The Ma Deuce would be choice #2 for me.
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  17. Huntinbull

    Huntinbull Monkey+

    Ghrit, I have a Model 94 that my dad bought new in 1953 or 54. Good shooting gun. Easy carry and handles like a dream. Worth the effort to try/own one in my opinion.
  18. Cephus

    Cephus Monkey+++ Founding Member

    A Phalanx to put up on the hill way back in the hollor with a manual control.
    If we're going to wish ,why not !!
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  19. RouteClearance

    RouteClearance Monkey+++

    Here's mine, seen what this has done close up.
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  20. ralph kramden

    ralph kramden Monkey+

    it used to be a saa in .45 colt, but got one now, ooo.. my precious, as gollum would say. now its a m1a1 thompson, the chicago typewriter. lots of folks from that locale need a personal introduction in my opinion....

    addendum: to the dhs, im just drunk ya know, dont mind me.. dont get your panties in a bunch...the blogosphere is overrun with detritus, flotsam and morons, just like the real world..
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