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What is your Holy Grail of Handguns?

Discussion in 'Handgun Discussion' started by Nomad1911, Oct 12, 2013.

  1. Nomad1911

    Nomad1911 Beaverton New Member

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  2. Colt Carbine

    Colt Carbine Oregon Gears-N-Guns

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    Followed by a WWII and/or Pre WWII era 1911's
     
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  3. Old as Dirt

    Old as Dirt Pacific NW Active Member

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    .44 Magnum.. Colt "Annaconda" w/8" barrel..
     
  4. Nomad1911

    Nomad1911 Beaverton New Member

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    That's a nice choice if I were to choose a revolver I would choose a Webley Fosbery in .455 or a Mateba Model 6 Unica in .44 magnum or .454 casull.
     
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  5. ZA_Survivalist

    ZA_Survivalist Oregon AK's all day.

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    Id love to play with that!
    The other oddball one is the dardick internal magazine fed revolver firing "trounds".. Very interesting stuff.
     
  6. Nomad1911

    Nomad1911 Beaverton New Member

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    I completely forgot about the dardick,those or very interesting.
    I heard the guy who made it at the time was also working on a machine gun that used the trounds.
     
  7. jbett98

    jbett98 NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    John Dillinger's wooden gun he used to break out of the Crown Point prison.
     
  8. deadeye

    deadeye Albany,OR. Moderator Staff Member

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    Phelps heritage 1 Much preferred over the BFR. Found one a while back but wasn't in the best of shape for the price.

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  9. 45 for me

    45 for me Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Wilson Combat Supergrade 45acp is a pretty good one.

    H&K Mark 23 45acp is another

    Or if you really want to go rare, google Merc M11

    and of course, who wouldn't want one of the two 45acp Artillery Lugers.
     
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    simon99 Central Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I think the original Schofield revolvers are pretty cool. I've held one, never shot one, but they just ooze awesomeness.
     
  11. Nomad1911

    Nomad1911 Beaverton New Member

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    Yeah they are really cool,I would like them better though if they were in .45LC or .45 acp and double action. I guess that is what Webley's are for though.
     
  12. Oro

    Oro Western WA Active Member

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    An uber-rare 1st Hand Ejector Model 4" S&W Target Triple Lock .44 Special. Never seen one in that barrel length, actually, but somewhere they exist. I'd settle for 5"; I have a 6.5" 2nd Model Hand Ejector from 1916, I'll be keeping that, but I never want another 6.5" N frame again.

    Also a 4" .38/.44 S&W Heavy Duty in .38 Spcl. High-Velocity caliber. I have a Transitional 5", but I really want a pre-war 4".

    I love 1911s, but pre-1950 S&W's are just so finely made you have to drool a bit over them.
     
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    TOVO SW WA. Active Member

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    HK SP89. Doesn't get much better than that. Original Python would be a close second.


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    Papercidal Vancouver ,Wa Active Member

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    3" smith and wesson 36 or 60 with target sights. I love the long j frames but hate the fixed sights.
     
  15. Morpheus

    Morpheus Columbia Gorge Anyway, back on the farm.

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    Mateba Autorevolver with an 8" barrel in .454 Casull. Just says hand cannon all over it!
     
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    Brutus57 Skagit County Well-Known Member

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    Didn't Westmoreland have a couple of Ivory Handled Browning High Powers he carried in the NAM?

    One of those or Longmire's .45, if it is a .45.

    Brutus Out
     
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    jordanvraptor Oregon City, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I have to second the SP89 even though it is just a heavy 9mm pistol. I have or have owned most any other handgun I have wanted to own but the SP89 has eluded me due to its price.
     
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    PuddleMonkey Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    some of you like some weird bubblegum
     
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    Nomad1911 Beaverton New Member

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    I can't help it odd guns interest me,I'm drawn to them like a magnet.
     
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  20. Dunerunner

    Dunerunner You'll Never Know Well-Known Member

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    I'm a fan of the 1911. I don't care what the variant, I like 'em!!