Top 10 Greatest Firearms in History (Listverse)

Author got it wrong. While realize there can be some subjectiveness to such lists he got it all wrong.

A top 10 list of technology should be the guns that truly changed history the ones that set the trend not for everything that followed .

10 . Brown Bess

9. The Long Rifle

8. 1853 Enfield

7. The Spencer

6. 1886 Lebel

5. 1898 Mauser

4. Maxim Gun

3. M1 Garand

2. STG 44

1. AK47

Pistols really need their own list . I am a big believer that a handgun is what you use to fight your way to a rifle , its not ever nor should it be thought of as the primary weapon.


Like O3A3Sporter said : "subjectiveness"

For me , if I were to make such a list it would be heavy on muzzle loaders and other 19th century firearms.
Shocker I know....:eek: :D

But if I were to include all of my experiences with firearms then , firearms such as the :
M16A1 and A2
CAR15 / M4 Carbine
Would have to be included , because either my use of them or having them available , like the M60 saved my bacon more than a few those would be considered "Greatest" to me at least....:D

Greatest and best are extremely subjective.
A time frame or time line is also a good idea for such lists as nehalemguy suggests.


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