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Top 2 guns you wish you NEVER bought?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by BONESTOCK, Apr 20, 2019.

  1. slap shot

    slap shot NES Member

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    1 only. Mossberg Maverick 88. Great cheap reliable. Bought at Dicks though. :/
     
  2. JRT

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    Can't say I wish I never bought it because its one of my favorite guns to shoot now. I bought a SIG 556R and the thing was junk, parts would fall off while shooting and it was so inaccurate. I sent it back to SIG and I'm pretty sure they sent a totally new rifle back. Its accurate for an 7.62 x 39 and its a riot to shoot.
     
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    FEG 9mm high power clone.
    Walther p22.
     
  4. Chevy 2 65

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  5. slap shot

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    It was a long time ago. I get a pass lol.
     
  6. Chevy 2 65

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    I was having fun. I still have that case I got from you. Thanks again
     
  7. slap shot

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    Lol no worries. Glad to hear that.
     
  8. millbilly

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    S&W 38Jframe. There is nothing wrong with the quality of this gun it's just not fun to shoot.
     
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    Couple have people have mentioned the Sig Mosquito. I bought a used one with a lot of misgivings because I'd heard so many bad things about it but my wife insisted that she wanted it. It runs fine on .22 LR designed for "tactical AR" or some such crap. I have a stockpile of the ammo. She's since moved up to a P238, P232 and P320; hasn't shot that one in ages, but it sits in the safe because it's hers.

    The ones I regret are the Ruger SP101 revolver in .22 - it has an AWFUL double action pull and a Walther PPK/S by Interarms that I got rid of years ago. It would not reliably fire, which made it useless as a carry gun.
     
  10. FiremanBob

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    Kel-Tec SU-16. Terrible rifle. Had to rip mags out of the magwell. The folding mechanism was no use at all.
     
  11. LuvDog

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    92FS. It’s ok, but I thought it would be the greatest thing since sliced bread. I still have it because it’s an iconic gun, but I never shoot it.
     
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    Mossberg 500, Just did not like it.
    Mini 14- I actually did it 3 times with hopes the next would be better
     
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    I knew there was something I was forgetting, my RAS47 American made AK.

    First I bought the hype, then I bought the gun, then the shitstorm about the improperly heat treated / soft metal parts deforming and other parts breaking hit. Luckily I still hadn’t shot it so I sold it as new and even with the consignment fee, broke even. It even sold the same day I brought it in.

    So I can’t say I loved it or hated it but I can say I regret buying it.
     
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    How old is your P238? When the safety is up on mine, the slide doesn’t move back.
     
  15. GB1911

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    So far:
    -S&W 45c: This was before the shield .45 existed and when XD's were a rare find and way too expensive.
    -FNS 9c: Wanted an FNH handgun really bad so I sprung for this. Very underwhelmed with its fit and finish.
     
  16. Sparkey

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    It’s funny what some people have problems with I have a Taurus, Rossi,
    and Remington 742 in 30-06 also a noble shotgun all work great and shoot well.
    I also forgot to mention a Rohm 22 I bought before I knew any better
     
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    First two that come to mind

    Marlin lever rifle in 44 mag. It was used when I bought it. (I wanted a rifle / revolver combo in same cartridge.) At 100 yards my S&W 629 was way more accurate. My third range trip guy asked me if he could try it. Shortly afterwards he offered to buy it for just more than I paid. Gone. I only owned it for 15 days.

    Dan Wesson in 357 Super Mag. Don’t know why I still have it. Killed a few deer with it.
     
  18. Len-2A Training

    Len-2A Training Instructor Instructor NES Life Member NES Member

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    OMC Backup .380 - terrible 15+# trigger pull (this was in the 1970s) and internal safety broke one day as well.

    S&W I think it was designated SD40 (original model) - terrible trigger and OOB fired 2 mags and then 5 parts internal to the gun broke. S&W fixed it and then I sold it.
     
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    yep, forgot i owned one in .380. this would be my second regret. another piece of shit. both my regret guns were .380's.
     
  20. Bt74

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    3 or 4 years I believe. Even though it's loosely based on a 1911 design, the safety does not extend up to catch the slide like a 1911. I've heard that some people like to be able to rack the slide with the safety on, not me. I've actually pulled it out of the holster and found a round almost ejected.
     
  21. fencer

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    Mosin. Bought on Saturday - shot on Sunday - sold on Monday.

    Can't understand the love for these. I sold it for 20 bucks less than I paid for it.
     
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    Same here on the Ruger LCP. Trigger was real bad and it had that retarded red pop-up loaded chamber indicator.
     
  23. bauer

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    Sig P250. Massive stove piping issue
     
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    Hi-Point 9mm carbine. The damn thing will not hold half the magazines even though they are all from Hi-point. Also the whole cheek slapping issue.
     
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    S&W Bodyguard.380 - Thought it would be a cool little pocket gun but the trigger was so bad, and the gun so small, I never shot it well enough at the range to be confident enough to carry.

    Glock 22 police trade - Big, clunky 40cal. I shoot mid size frames much better.

    Remington 870 Express - Purchased from Flint Armament. Kind of my own fault for not researching. Was looking for a shotgun for turkey/deer and recreational shooting. Employee told me I could swap barrels on it but this model has the barrel ring in a different location. As far as I could find there are no replacement barrels for it so I’m stuck with the 18” that does not allow chokes.
     
  26. W.E.C

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    A few of the above mentioned for the same reasons,

    And a s&w 41. Target
    Reason : I could shoot the same scores with my old ruger Mach 1 tapered barrel.
     
  27. CoastieRon

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    Not a purchase regret, but a build regret. The first AR I built was right after Newtown, and it cost me twice as much as it should have.

    The xD .40 service pistol I have sees more time with the 9mm match drop in barrel than the barrel it came with.

    I have a Taurus 709 slim and love it honestly.
     
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    Only regret is my M&P 2.0 9mm with mass trigger... should've went with a VP9. Hoping getting an Apex trigger will help out
     
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    You get what you pay for.

    2 crappy hundred dollar guns.

    The Jennings 25 auto wouldn't trust this gun if I had to defend my self from a dust bunny.
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    And a Phoenix arms 22 has a life time guarantee and they fixed it for free every time it broke but it broke every time you shot it.

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    Ditto. Not disappointed enough to get rid of it, though, because it isn't worth anything. If civilization breaks down, I might have a use for it, to barter with if nothing else.
     
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