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Five Guns and Only Five Guns, Forever
daily caller ^ | 9-14-12 | Michael Piccione

Posted on 11/03/2012 10:31:23 AM PDT by TurboZamboni

The conversation was about internet marketing and it was with my friend Jon Gibbon of armslist.com. Then out of the blue Jon asked me “If you could only have one gun the rest of your life what would it be?” “Hmmm…I guess it would be my Remington 870.” I figured I could hunt big and small game, defend the home patch and nothing stops like a 12 gauge slug. You can stop a charging dump truck with a 12 gauge slug.

Then the conversation moved to: What would you take if you could only have five guns the rest of your life? Yes, I know this is America, and we have the luxury of owning as many guns as we would like. I’m a person that gets a Christmas card from Ruger. I have four 30-06’s and was disappointed that in 2006 there wasn’t a parade in honor of its 100th anniversary.

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bang!

ruger 10/22, mossy 500, 700 remington, S&W 686, 1911 are my picks

1 posted on 11/03/2012 10:31:27 AM PDT by TurboZamboni
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To: TurboZamboni

MP5,M16,700 Remington,500 Mossberg and 1911.These are my tools of choice.


2 posted on 11/03/2012 10:36:44 AM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: TurboZamboni
Before my boat sank, and I lost all of my guns, I think I had about 20 or so, but the sinking was so sad that much of my gun memory is also gone.

But wow, if I could own five guns, I'd start with an electric Gatling....

3 posted on 11/03/2012 10:37:28 AM PDT by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorist savages, start today.)
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To: TurboZamboni

Five 12 ga.


4 posted on 11/03/2012 10:39:50 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: TurboZamboni

I would be perfectly happy with your picks. Mine would be similar.

A Winchester model 52 sporter in .22LR. A Remington 1187 12 gauge with two barrels, one a 26 inch the other an 18 inch, both with multi chokes. An S&W model 29 .44 mag. A SIG P226. I could substitute a Browning Hi-Power, a Colt series 70 1911, or several other 9mm or .45 caliber pistols and be happy.

If I could add a couple more they would be a Colt Woodsman and a Ruger 10/22.


5 posted on 11/03/2012 10:40:17 AM PDT by yarddog
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To: TurboZamboni
Remington 700 30-06, Remington 870 12-gauge, Glock 17 9mm, Ruger 10/22, S&W Model 617 .22 revolver.
6 posted on 11/03/2012 10:42:23 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the psychopath.)
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To: yarddog

I could swap the 700 for a FAL or the 10/22 for a Marlin 60.


7 posted on 11/03/2012 10:42:50 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: TurboZamboni
These are not mine, but I think these are cool!:

Saiga 12 w/drum:

Or Benelli Supernova:


8 posted on 11/03/2012 10:44:51 AM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: TurboZamboni

1921 Thompson
.45 1911
S&W 4506
M-60
A coach gun of some sort


9 posted on 11/03/2012 10:46:36 AM PDT by Doctor 2Brains
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To: TurboZamboni

The Marlin is typically more accurate than the 10/22 and cheaper to boot. The edge goes to the 10/22 because of the quick change mags and all the accessories.

I could swap any one of my choices for several other models and not lose anything really.


10 posted on 11/03/2012 10:46:53 AM PDT by yarddog
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To: TurboZamboni
what i have in my gun safe... Ithaca M37-M&P, M1A or HK91, AK, Springfield/CZ M6-Scout, S&W M59
11 posted on 11/03/2012 10:47:50 AM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: TurboZamboni
1911
Mossberg 500
AR-15
Weatherby Mark V - chambered in .308
Barrett 50BMG
12 posted on 11/03/2012 10:54:05 AM PDT by Darren McCarty (Holding my nose one more time to get rid of Eric Holder)
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To: TurboZamboni

SIG P220
SIG 556
FAL
Remington 870 12 gauge
S&W model 19 .357


13 posted on 11/03/2012 10:55:18 AM PDT by drbuzzard (All animals are created equal, but some are more equal than others.)
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To: USS Alaska

where di your boat sink? was it deep? did you hire a scuba guy to look for them?


14 posted on 11/03/2012 10:55:33 AM PDT by Mr. K (What The World would hate more than the USA in charge is the USA NOT in charge")
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To: TurboZamboni

Ruger 77/22 bolt action, Browning Pump Shotgun 12GA, Remington 700 in 30-06, AK, 1911.


15 posted on 11/03/2012 10:55:43 AM PDT by MtnClimber (I did not vote for Zer0. Someone else did that.)
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To: TurboZamboni

Kimber Solo CDP

Scar 17

Belgian Browning A-5 Magnum

S&W 360

Winchester Model 12


16 posted on 11/03/2012 10:56:19 AM PDT by Clint N. Suhks (St.Peter:"Upon this rock, I will build my church" 0:"If you've got a church, you didn't build that!")
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To: TurboZamboni

Remington 870
Ruger .22 Hornet
Glock 21
Remington 700
AR 15


17 posted on 11/03/2012 10:58:58 AM PDT by Ruger1099
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To: USS Alaska

#14 made laugh out loud!


18 posted on 11/03/2012 11:05:07 AM PDT by enraged
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To: TurboZamboni

I’m a total gun n00b. Fully support 2nd and AZ’s open carry. Now, my father just gave me a gorgeous Henry 22 Magnum lever action rifle.

How does this rate?


19 posted on 11/03/2012 11:07:08 AM PDT by SparkyBass
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To: SparkyBass
1000% better than nothing at all... 8^) now build from there
20 posted on 11/03/2012 11:10:19 AM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: SparkyBass
It's a great rifle. .22s are good for training and taking small game. Get familiar with it, be safe with it, shoot it lots and clean it well, and you can hand it off to your grandchildren.

Every tool in the toolbox has it's function. Same with firearms. Get the ones you need. Need can be defined as 'fun to shoot'. ;)

Ur hooked now. Enjoy the hobby.

/johnny

21 posted on 11/03/2012 11:14:40 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: TurboZamboni

Just picking from my own collection in case of emergency as a go pack:
M1 Garand, Remington 870 12Ga., Ruger .357 Mag, Colt 1911, DPMS AR-15 .308 w/4 x 12 Scope
It is better to have at least one proven Battle Rifle than Sporter’s only


22 posted on 11/03/2012 11:18:33 AM PDT by DeweyShootem
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To: DeweyShootem

Glock 26
Ruger 10/22
Mossberg 500
M1 Garand
AR-15 lower with multiple uppers (5.56, 6.8mm, .458 SOCOM)

Nobody said anything about limiting each gun to 1 barrel.


23 posted on 11/03/2012 11:25:04 AM PDT by CarmichaelPatriot
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To: Chode

Thanks, Chode!


24 posted on 11/03/2012 11:25:50 AM PDT by SparkyBass
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To: JRandomFreeper

Great, thanks, johnny!


25 posted on 11/03/2012 11:27:27 AM PDT by SparkyBass
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To: TurboZamboni
Hmmm...sitting here in my bedroom thinking about your question...

Armalite AR-10...

M1 Carbine...

Colt Delta Elite...

Browning Buckmark...

CZ-75...

OK, let me go check the other rooms ;-)

26 posted on 11/03/2012 11:30:33 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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Donate here!


Government did not build this.
You did!!



27 posted on 11/03/2012 11:31:53 AM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=om93destr)
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To: TurboZamboni

I’ve got three of your five but a Saiga instead of the 700 and a Ruger P89 (2 of them) instead of the 1911. Add a couple not on your list and I’m covered.


28 posted on 11/03/2012 11:33:05 AM PDT by wtc911 (Amigo - you've been had.)
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To: Joe 6-pack
Browning Buckmark...

I sold mine. To someone who could put it to good use. It shot so much better than me, it was a waste for me to own it. I don't do great with pistols after about 3 meters.

But the kid I sold it to... he could make it tap-dance at 25 meters. Sweet, sweet weapon. All hail Browning.

/johnny

29 posted on 11/03/2012 11:36:33 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: TurboZamboni

Pretty much describes my ‘collection’.
- Mossberg 500 12g pump
-Winchester 300 win mag
-.357 and a .38 revolvers
10/22

Sort of one of each, long range, short range, two revolvers (on for the wife) and a 10/22 just for fun and keeping in practice without the expense of 300 win mag ammo.

Pretty paltry compared to most enthusiasts, but enough for the task at hand. Lots of primers and powder for the 357 and 300.


30 posted on 11/03/2012 11:40:25 AM PDT by RedStateRocker (Nuke Mecca, Deport all illegals, abolish the IRS, DEA and ATF.)
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To: JRandomFreeper
I have the Buckmark Plus UDX with the slabside barrel, fingergrooved frontstrap, and laminated wood grips...

I've owned and or shot the Colt Woodsman, the Smith 41, and several variations of the Ruger Marks.

The Browning is far and away my favorite of them all.

31 posted on 11/03/2012 11:43:53 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Joe 6-pack
Sadly, in my hands, it's as effective as a Jennings 9-shot revolver with a loose barrel.

Mine went to a good home where it could live up to it's potential. Beautiful weapon.

Rifles, on the other hand, those I can be effective with.

/johnny

32 posted on 11/03/2012 11:47:01 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: JRandomFreeper

A very wise philosopher once said, “A man’s got to know his limitations.” :-)


33 posted on 11/03/2012 11:49:22 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: TurboZamboni
Well, just 5?

This would have to be on the list


34 posted on 11/03/2012 11:49:39 AM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: TurboZamboni

AR 5.56, Remington 700, Kimber Pro Carry II .45, Mossy 500, Ruger 10/22 Breakdown


35 posted on 11/03/2012 11:57:02 AM PDT by Mathews (Ecclesiastes 10:2 (NIV))
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1911

10-22

870

AR

M1A

36 posted on 11/03/2012 11:58:14 AM PDT by misanthrope ("...Everybody look what's goin' down.")
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To: SparkyBass
welcome... it's a good rifle, and lots of fun to shoot
37 posted on 11/03/2012 12:00:59 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: TurboZamboni
ruger 10/22, mossy 500, 700 remington, S&W 686, 1911 are my picks

My list is about the same as yours, just different brands. For the S&W 686, I would substitute a more concealable snubby revolver.

38 posted on 11/03/2012 12:01:25 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 (political correctness is communist thought control, disguised as good manners)
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To: CarmichaelPatriot
Problem with all those uppers in different calibers, is how do you instantly know which ammo to grab, and which magazines?

I have avoided getting back into a multi-caliber collection for just this reason: too many different boxes of ammo to sort through. Also allows me to focus on plenty of ammo for what I have. I try to combine function as in an AR-10 type rifle for both long range and battle useage. Shotgun is unique of course.

I love guns, but buying another collection is hard to justify once retired.....

39 posted on 11/03/2012 12:07:02 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: TurboZamboni

Colt Rail Gun (.45), Beretta 92fs (9mm), M4gery (5.56mm), Rem 11-87 (12 gauge), and M24 (.300 Win Mag).

These have the ability to reach out and touch someone from inches to 1000 meters. They can be used for everything from small to big game, less perhaps elephants. There is an abundance of ammo to be scavanged for the first four if the SHTF.


40 posted on 11/03/2012 12:09:00 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA (I advocate indentured servitude for the 47% until the national debt is eliminated.)
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To: TurboZamboni

Already have

Ruger 10/22 w/ scope
Ruger Mini 14 with cold weather mags
Mossberg 500

Want to acquire

Ruger Mini 30
Any 9mm handgun

I like to consider what ammo will be most common when the SHTF.


41 posted on 11/03/2012 12:11:51 PM PDT by ez (When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail.)
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To: CarmichaelPatriot
Nobody said anything about limiting each gun to 1 barrel.

I like your thinking. Add 500 Beowulf to the list.

42 posted on 11/03/2012 12:13:30 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA (I advocate indentured servitude for the 47% until the national debt is eliminated.)
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To: TurboZamboni

Saiga 7.62 x 39mm
Remington 870
S&W 29/2 .44 Magnum
Rock Island Armory 1911
Charter Arms Bulldog Pug .44 Special
Ruger 10/22

Oops, that’s more than five. I want my S&W 686+ back too.


43 posted on 11/03/2012 12:57:12 PM PDT by CPO retired
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To: GeronL
Well, the cost of one round of ammo for that gun would buy me a nice collection and a year of ammunition, easy.

And I think the local range might look askance at me when I wheeled it up to the line..........

44 posted on 11/03/2012 1:03:47 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: doorgunner69
Springfield Armory 1911 EMP

45 posted on 11/03/2012 1:09:01 PM PDT by aimhigh
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To: TurboZamboni

I’d go with my M1A NM, one of the ARs, the Browning A5, the HK USPc in .40, and the High Standard Supermatic Citation.

I reload, so I can download the AR to .22 LR ballistics, but I’d still want a .22 LR, and target pistols are fun. The USPc is about the biggest weapon that I can, and do, carry concealed.

The remainder are just your basic standard long guns, and are well suited to the wooded environment where I live.


46 posted on 11/03/2012 1:09:18 PM PDT by benewton
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To: ez
Considering what rounds are likely to be plentiful, consider the government ammo buys of millions of .40 handgun. It has surpassed the 9mm as the choice of cops and JBT guns.

These days, I content myself with an all-purpose LR-308 for battle and long range use, a 870 of course, and my trust 1911.

Wife has a collectible .380 Colt Hammerless for laughs and beating on someone. But she can shoot well if she needs to.

47 posted on 11/03/2012 1:10:18 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: doorgunner69

lol. you are probably right


48 posted on 11/03/2012 1:18:02 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Joe 6-pack

I have and LOVE my CZ-75B. I’ve got a suppressor for it and it rocks. ACCURATE as can be. At least 5,000 rounds through her and virtually flawless performance. And that powder coat finish!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (I think it’s powder coat.) I practice combat shooting, and have had her in and out of the holster thousand and thousands of times, and I can detect ZERO! NONE! NO! holster wear at all. Love it.


49 posted on 11/03/2012 1:37:58 PM PDT by Doctor 2Brains
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To: Doctor 2Brains
Yep. I have a 75B in .40 and have also put several thousand rounds through it with nary a hitch. I'm fond of telling people that God invented to CZ just to let Sig owners know they paid too much - although it was funnier before CZ prices started to increase like they have over the past few years. Still some of the best sidearms you can find for the money.

If you haven't done so already, I would highly recommend getting a pair of the stippled walnut grips from CZ. They're exceptionally comfortable and improve the aesthetics over the black factory grips by about 1000%.

50 posted on 11/03/2012 1:49:35 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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