Long guns or pistols?

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Mostly what?

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  1. Reno

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    Just for fun.

    I’m realizing I really don’t like pistols much. I own far more long guns.

    I think I need to start looking at this differently, as one can fit way more pistols in a safe lol.

    So which way do you lean?
     
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  2. Alexx1401

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    Lot more hand guns. Mostly for a couple reasons. Forever finding another I need to try for EDC, and always finding some new one to play with at the range. :)
     
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  3. 2Wheels4Ever

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    I've always liked rifles more. They are easier to connect with at distance, they shoot larger calibers, and they look a whole lot cooler.

    That being said, I have never competed with a rifle. Bullseye, speed steel and uspsa have all been pistol based.
     
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    Too shaky for handguns anymore so kinda stuck with long guns. It's all good as long as something goes bang. :)
     
  5. kenboy

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    I’m about 50/50.

    Love to shoot the smith revolvers.
     
  6. ZA_Survivalist

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    Long guns. I was really into them for the longest time. AKs, then ARs, .308’s.. bolt actions, shotguns..

    Im at a point now where I only go for different things than what I currently own. Still need an SKS, RPK type AK, an AR10 variant and a semi auto shotgun.. after that Im pretty content with any and all long arms and dont invision myself really lusting after anything else.
    Once I own those Ill pretty much be going after only pistols from there.

    So Im leaning more and more towards pistols as I snag up the remaining few long arms I dont yet already have
    (or have sold and regret... like my SKS’s and AES10b)

    Safe wise, I can stack far more pistols in there than long arms.. so that may be the way I go when/if a ban rolls around. (God forbid).
     
  7. albin25

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    I like PIfles (RIFtols?) ;)
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    I like 'em all! :)
     
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    Pistols, but recently I find myself more interested in Rifles. Can’t wait to add a few more to the stable.
     
  11. CountryGent

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    It is close to 50/50 between handguns and long guns, though I believe there is a slightly higher count on the former.
     
  12. JustSomeGuy

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    Exactly 50/50... I'm actually kinda OCD about it.
     
  13. Martini_Up

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    The only thing I need a pistol for is to fight my way to my rifle :D

    But I must admit, I’m beginning to feel the need for a few more shotties... like an classic, well taken care of, old A5 perhaps :)
     
  14. Fishonshawn

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    I'm sitting at 50/50. 6 long and 6 pistols. Enjoy shooting them all.
     
  15. Flymph

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    I own more long guns than pistols, but I prefer pistols... how does that work out?
     
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    There is an easy solution, my friend. Buy more handguns. :D
     
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    Lol, I have these too. I think I chalk them up as long guns in my head.
     
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    Long guns for me, pistols have always been a back up to Rifles for me! Shotguns are a speciffic tool for a limited number of uses, so i dont have that many! Pistols have grown exponentially due to the 1911/2011 80% builds!:)
     
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    I find myself using rifles more and just carrying handguns.
     
  20. Taco_lean

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    I like rifles much more, but as a civilian should focus more on pistols. Ammo is also cheaper. But I don't.....
     
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