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Does anyone else name your guns, boat or camp?

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by Cogs, Apr 4, 2012.

  1. Cogs

    Cogs Washougal, WA. Volunteer Coordinator 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Call me strange, but I like to give names to stuff. My boat I named "The Irish Wake" because it leaves a good wake behind and I like to party. My 30-40 Krag I call "Bertha Butt" (she's one of the Butt sisters). Our ranch; "The Balsa Mia Ranch" (Spanish for "My Pocket"). Our hunting camp; "A pack of Orphans Hunt Club" (don't know how that came along).

    What to you name your stuff?

    Bill
     
  2. MrNiceGuy

    MrNiceGuy between springfield and shelbyville Well-Known Member

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    I call my subaru wagon the "lesmobile"

    Never really occurred to me to name my guns though.
     
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  3. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    :bluelaugh: Only if it's a new fighting rifle and I am going to sleep with it.. I named my PTR 91 Octavia
     
  4. coyoteman5

    coyoteman5 North south east west Active Member

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    I call my .308 Thumper my bolt action .22 tooth pick and my .243 dog slayer
     
  5. mudflatmike

    mudflatmike Lake Stevens, Wa. Active Member

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    My old duty Remington 870 had a name, I didn't give it, but every crook I pointed it at called it the same name:
    "Oh SXXT" (name changed my moderators)
     
  6. DEADTIME

    DEADTIME Coeur D alene Active Member

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    My wife calls my Benelli m4 the mistress, each of my other weapons have a name usually something silly.
     
  7. RVTECH

    RVTECH LaPine Well-Known Member

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    No guns named but I once had a 1968 Uniflite boat named the 'Icebreaker' and we have a camp named 'ShXXXer' camp (rhymes with twitter)
     
  8. Wifey

    Wifey N.E. PDX Active Member 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    'Mike refers to his Kimber as 'Kimberly'. I absolutely think it's ridiculous. Now that I own a Kimber I'm realizing that a good name for mine would be...wait for it...Kimber Pro Aegis II.
    A very dear family friend names her cars. Sorry, but creepy.
    Wifey
     
  9. Ding

    Ding Lighter Side of Oz Active Member

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    No,I am the only one who names them.................
     
  10. SteelyDan

    SteelyDan Junction City Active Member

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    Most Subarus I've seen could be called the Lesbomobile. LOL :bluelaugh:
     
  11. Nutty4Guns

    Nutty4Guns Portland ADHD Superstar

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    Oh snap! A Zing from Ding!
     
  12. Abiqua

    Abiqua Oregon Active Member

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    My daily carry is named Reason. Everybody will listen to Reason.
     
  13. Dunerunner

    Dunerunner You'll Never Know Well-Known Member

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    Guns...the .308 Savage Model 10 FCP is "Boomer"
    Boat...The Gregor MX-510 is the "Old POS"
     
  14. unklekippy

    unklekippy In The Mountains Near Sprague River Well-Known Member

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    I do have names for my "permanent" firearms, though I do not want to list them all. The standard is that rifles under .30 cal. are female and .30 and up male. This is not an insult or any kind of slight. Men are simply larger than women. In handguns, 9mm is the line. With the exception of the .357 magnum, 9mm's and lower are female, .357 mag and above male. In shotguns, .410 are female, 28 ga. is androgynous and anything larger male. As it has been written, so it shall be. Kip.
     
  15. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    Only if you present it
     
  16. lowly monk

    lowly monk Beaverton, Oregon. Just a guy. Bronze Supporter

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    Wow I thought i was out there for naming my chickens. My guns name is the help.
     
  17. Calirefugee

    Calirefugee Hillsboro OR New Member

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    Mossberg 500: mjolnir
    Pt100: gram
    Mini-14: gungnir
     
  18. Ballistic

    Ballistic Salem, Oregon Active Member

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    All my guns had names when I got them. Mosin, Enfield, Mauser, Walther, Tokorev, Simonov, Hakim…
     
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  19. Jammer Six

    Jammer Six North Greenlake, Seattle New Member

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    No, I don't name my guns. I thought that was a Marine thing, and you needed "Semper Fi" tatooed on your nasty *** somewhere to participate.
     
  20. SteelyDan

    SteelyDan Junction City Active Member

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    Oh boy. I'm making popcorn and getting ready for the show!!!:eatpop: