Current favorite firearm to shoot?

Current favorite firearm to shoot?

Postby Mindflayer » Thu, 08 Nov 2012 16:41:49

Time to step away from talking politics and doom and gloom and talk guns!

I seem to go through phases of preferring to shoot one gun or another. Right now, my favorite is my Savage 93R17 BTVS in .17 HMR. It's a tack driver and the rifle itself is pretty, and we all know that it's always more fun when it's easy on the eyes. The round is a bit pricier to shoot than .22LR, but IMO, worth the cost. Just need to stockpile it a bit.

How about you?


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Re: Current favorite firearm to shoot?

Postby MNMGoneShooting » Thu, 08 Nov 2012 16:52:47

I know I keep mentioning it, but its new and I'm in love breaking it in. This P556 has been a blast. Seen some of the reviews describing a FTE problem, no problems here.

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Re: Current favorite firearm to shoot?

Postby VACoastie » Thu, 08 Nov 2012 16:58:35

I still gotta say my Marlin 60 .22. Cheap ammo and lots of uses.

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Re: Current favorite firearm to shoot?

Postby SpanishInquisition » Thu, 08 Nov 2012 17:25:58

My girlfriends Hi-Point 995TS carbine is a real hoot to shoot. I suspect when I get my AR built it will eclipse the carbine on my fun-o-meter since it'll bring back all those fun memories of my time n BDU's, but for now the carbine is fun, accurate, and not to expensive to own or shoot.
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Re: Current favorite firearm to shoot?

Postby Riana » Thu, 08 Nov 2012 18:14:56

My favorite to shoot has got to be my Springfield Champion, but damn, .45ACP is an expensive habit. :doh:

I try to give equal love to my Browning Buckmark and my XDM-9's, but they know it's only because they're cheaper to shoot.
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Re: Current favorite firearm to shoot?

Postby Riposite » Thu, 08 Nov 2012 18:42:48

I am having a lot of fun with the Saiga AK conversion i jsut got, not sure if it's true love or latest toy love yet, but it sure is fun.


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Re: Current favorite firearm to shoot?

Postby OakRidgeStars » Thu, 08 Nov 2012 20:04:31

It's got to be the .22 rimfire stuff. :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

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Re: Current favorite firearm to shoot?

Postby kanata67 » Sun, 11 Nov 2012 11:55:44

an old marlin single shot blot 22lr with a daisy scope that wobbles with subsonic rounds. Ammo is cheap and it doesn't disturb my neighbors like some of the others would.
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Re: Current favorite firearm to shoot?

Postby Kreutz » Sun, 11 Nov 2012 12:35:36

12ga pump with pistol grip.....just something very satisfying about how it engages my hands.


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Re: Current favorite firearm to shoot?

Postby CowboyT » Sun, 11 Nov 2012 23:50:09

Two of them:

1.) the "Assault 22", as I lovingly call my bone-stock Ruger 10/22, and
2.) the Security-Six in .357M.

The "Assault 22" is so called because, as Sen. Feinstein would put it, the little rifle's "capable of accepting a High Capacity Clip!" Because it's a .22LR, it's inexpensive to shoot, low in recoil, and great for both marksmanship practice and small game.

The Security-Six is the other one because it's "six for sure", and will shoot loads from mild to wild. Plus, brass is plentiful and easy to source, and I don't need to chase the brass around.
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Re: Current favorite firearm to shoot?

Postby newdovo » Mon, 12 Nov 2012 15:08:43

My Ruger 10-22 Charger has gotten a good bit of range time lately. This is the pistol version of the 10-22. It's probably not the most practical gun, but it is a fun plinker. My kids like it, too.
It has a bipod, and as I have a couple of 25 round magazines for it, I may have to start referring to it as the "Assault Plinker" with full credit given to CowboyT. "Assault 22" made me LOL. :thumbsup:


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Re: Current favorite firearm to shoot?

Postby dorminWS » Mon, 12 Nov 2012 15:58:28

They're just like my children: I love them all. I can't choose between them. My favorite one is the one I happen to be holding or otherwise engaged with at any given time. Each has its own strong points which I cherish and weak points which I tend to downplay because they're mine. And finally, all that doesn't mean some of them don't disappoint me at least a little bit at least sometimes.
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Re: Current favorite firearm to shoot?

Postby Rich » Tue, 13 Nov 2012 09:37:05

OakRidgeStars wrote:It's got to be the .22 rimfire stuff. :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

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Re: Current favorite firearm to shoot?

Postby kanata67 » Wed, 14 Nov 2012 13:53:33

I've been considering getting an "assault" style 22lr as well. I like the Ruger 10/22 but I think an AR style might be better as it would help my wife get used to ar style without hurting herself using my 15 or 10. I know moss makes a real cheap one but I don't know if it breaks down like a real ar or just looks like one. For the price of a colt one I'm better off getting a Ruger 10/22.
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Re: Current favorite firearm to shoot?

Postby CDRGlock » Sun, 09 Dec 2012 20:56:28

I like shooting my Coonan 357 Magnum 1911, and I like to shoot my S&W 586 L-Comp.


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Re: Current favorite firearm to shoot?

Postby vonClausewitz » Sun, 09 Dec 2012 21:01:34

SIG556, hands down...

I have never worked with a weapon as solid as this one...


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Re: Current favorite firearm to shoot?

Postby Dooga » Sun, 09 Dec 2012 23:17:49

newdovo wrote:My Ruger 10-22 Charger has gotten a good bit of range time lately. This is the pistol version of the 10-22.

I really need to get me one of those. They seem pretty perfect.


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Re: Current favorite firearm to shoot?

Postby Jakeiscrazy » Mon, 10 Dec 2012 03:31:52

Of the firearms I own, I love shooting my M&P 9. My uncle as a standard Ruger Mark 2 that I just really love shooting and find super easy to shoot well and as others have said it's nice not to see dollars signs every time your slide locks back. I'm going to buy one, eventually.
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Re: Current favorite firearm to shoot?

Postby M1A4ME » Mon, 10 Dec 2012 07:06:40

SIG 556R (7.62X39 version of the SIG 556).

S&W M&P 9MM with an APEX sear kit to make the trigger bareable.


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Re: Current favorite firearm to shoot?

Postby Snakester » Mon, 10 Dec 2012 09:04:39

My .17 HMR Henry Golden Boy is by far the all around favorite firearm I own. Cheaper to shoot than my Henry .357 , but cost a little more to shoot than my Henry .22 LR or .22 mag. I bought it to hunt Ground Hogs ...perfect gun for it !


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