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If you could only have one handgun?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by thebusinessend, Jan 28, 2010.

  1. dedmeat

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    ruger alaskan .44 magnum,,,, will stop anything on 4 or 2 feet,,( in north america anyways ), revolver dependibility ( although glock dependibility is noted ) not too huge to carry,,, abundant range of ammo for food gathering, and i only shoot .44 mag,,,, biased lol

    btw dekkers gun was fashioned from a charter arms .44 spl i beleive it was capable of firing even after the mods for the movie :)
     
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  2. beaker

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    Johnny Dangerously, for those who don't get the reference to the 88 magnum. [laugh]

     
  3. beaker

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    G19 if'n I could only have one. Don't tell my Sig.


    One of my favorite movies of all time... I like both versions of the movie. Awesomeness.

     
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  4. Cato

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    S&W 686
     
  5. TominPlymouth

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    just one ?.....

    Sig P245 and a Worthog when I need a smaller package
     
  6. Mattitude

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    I'm going to have to say my H&K P30L (bottom right in pic) if there was only "one" to have. I can shoot her very well and I trust my life with her. I shoot her quasi competatively every month and she hasn't let me down yet.
    [​IMG]
     
  7. PaulD

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    Someone has an obsession.[smile]

    I wish I could have a P30 with proper magazines in this state. *sigh*
     
  8. DukeNukem

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    I would go with a Sig 1911 Platinum Elite. Mattitude.....VERY nice collection.
     
  9. Mattitude

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    Thanks for the comments. Of the guns pictured, I don't have the USP Tactical anymore. I ended up trading it after getting the HK45 even though she was a bit more accurate with a better trigger...but just didn't feel no where near as good in the hand as the HK45. The PDW was my first SBR...VERY fun to shoot but a pain to clean.
     
  10. CrossFrire

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    Only one handgun?
    My Ruger Super Redhawk in .454.
    I can shoot .45 Colts for lighter loads as well as the big rounds.
    Plus they can be relaods with just a simple hand tool, no press required.
     
  11. Mr. Pink

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    My Glock 23, easily chosen from more than a dozen others.
     
  12. S. Kelly

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    Glock 19. If unable to get one in MA, a S&W M&P45 or 45c.
     
  13. zzrider

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    This is a pretty easy question for me, since I already own only one handgun larger than .22: my Beretta 92fs. Seems like a pretty good choice as a one-and-only for two reasons: (1) probably the most ubiquitous, economical, easy-to-find ammunition on the market. (2) Very common handgun available even in locked-down states like MA should ensure easy parts availability well into the future.
     
  14. Mr.T

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    I've become quite comfortable with the CCW feel of my G27, though I'd consider switching to a G30 (to possibly hedge my bets of getting more reloads from my cases in the event supplies become limited due to a situation as described below)

    Absolutely. Though, I might pick up an extra bore snake or two. [smile]
     
  15. n1heu

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    As the tears fell on my revolvers and 1911s, I would pick my Glock 23 with night sights, lw barrels in 9mm,357sig and 40sw and plenty of mags. Versatility, reliability, concealablity.
     
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    I would drop in a barrel that won't have issues if that was the only option.
     
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    Sig 226 in S&W 40 with a hogue inner tube grip. SA/DA. I hate the DAK
     
  20. Glockguy19

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    Nice little thread revival on a Friday.

    Glock 17 and a whole bunch of them high cap clips i see on the news.
     
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    Could I have only one, it would be my Ruger LCR 357 magnum.


    [​IMG]
     
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    S&W 29 "wheel guns are real guns"
    I mean really, your given the choice of only a single gun and people are choosing plastic guns?

    [​IMG]
     
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    HK USP 45

    In a world of compromise, some don't.
     
  26. Matt2109

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    This
     
  27. taz-2005

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    Same here
     
  28. hankster

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    We have a winner!

    +1
     
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    Has to be my Glock 23 and a sh!t load of mags!
     

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