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What is your scrap iron door stop firearm?

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by DuneHopper, Feb 16, 2016.

  1. DuneHopper

    DuneHopper Douglas County. Well-Known Member

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    So I have seen many post on whats your favorite firearm.
    So thought id ask what is your scrap iron, or best used as door stop firearm you have or had.

    I had a Jennings 22LR that would jam every other round no matter what ammo I used.
    Phoenix Arms HP22 its a 22lR with two barrels and every freaking safety addon made by man.
    Its made in Ontario California and there is your clue. Its a good looking firearms arm, but gees
    has Mag lock, hammer lock, trigger lock, mag can be removed unless safety is put on gees its like taking a math quiz to use it. :cool:
     
  2. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    In before the Glock! lol
     
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  3. giddyupgo55

    giddyupgo55 Vernonia Active Member

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    I have a 100 year old winchester 97 that has seen better days. The barrel is badly rusted and pitted and I would be afraid to shoot it.
     
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  4. Brutus57

    Brutus57 Skagit County Well-Known Member

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    Because of the ammo shortage ALL my fire arms are in LIKE NEW condition!

    Brutus Out
     
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  5. Joe13

    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    If it isn't reliable I haven't kept it.

    If I had to choose I guess my .22lr revolver.
     
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  6. clearconscience

    clearconscience Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    I have an old Remington 12ga my stepdad gave me.
    It's a little beat up, rusty, but will keep it around. My stepdad said he bought it in the 60s and shot the heck out of it as a kid putting food on the table.
     
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  7. Medic!

    Medic! What just happened? Has eagle eyes. But cant remember what he saw. Bronze Supporter

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    This damn SKS!!! :D


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    Just for you Dunehopper. :s0140:
     
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  8. Velzey

    Velzey Estacada, Oregon Gunsmith Gunsmith Bronze Vendor Bronze Supporter

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    I've got a bucket of old rusty Colt Pythons!
     
  9. Joe13

    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Funny, I just bought one for $2400 that I plan to use as a wheel chock for my trailer:p:Do_O
     
  10. DuneHopper

    DuneHopper Douglas County. Well-Known Member

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    I guess I deserve that remark.............hehe;)
     
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  11. etrain16

    etrain16 Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Hmmm, I don't any 'doorstop' firearms. Anything I have is fully functional and reliable. My father has an old .32 revolver (U.S. Arms, I think - haven't looked at it for a while) - it's not a high-quality gun, and doesn't function, but it has sentimental value, so he holds on to it.
     
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  12. Medic!

    Medic! What just happened? Has eagle eyes. But cant remember what he saw. Bronze Supporter

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    Ithaca 1911A1. ''43'' :s0153:

    Hey? I'm trying guys. :s0092:

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    Can we go back to favoritest most beautifulist? :D
     
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  13. Mark W.

    Mark W. Silverton, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Sorry does not apply. No junk guns.
     
  14. Kruejl

    Kruejl Hillsboro Moderator of the Coriolis effect Staff Member Gold Supporter Silver Supporter

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    I have one too. Was my great uncles. It's accompanied by his death certificate. Worth more to me than anything else I own.
     
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  15. Medic!

    Medic! What just happened? Has eagle eyes. But cant remember what he saw. Bronze Supporter

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  16. Kruejl

    Kruejl Hillsboro Moderator of the Coriolis effect Staff Member Gold Supporter Silver Supporter

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    And to stay on topic, besides my Ithaca .45 I store a few other family heirlooms that "could" be considered "scrap iron" by some who have an uneducated eye at a secure location. At home, it's a combination of Glocks depending on what room I am occupying. :cool:
     
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  17. v0lcom13sn0w

    v0lcom13sn0w Keizer, or Well-Known Member

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    stevens 77b with a broken firing pin and a couple missing springs
     
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  18. ZA_Survivalist

    ZA_Survivalist Oregon AK's all day.

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    high standard .22 Victor
    Its so nice I shot it a few times but want to keep it in great conditon. I guess if I could find more mags for $30 Id shoot it a lot more. Since some parts and barrels are to be had online.
     
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  19. B5Ben

    B5Ben Boise Well-Known Member

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    Hey those aren't rusty!!

    Mine would have to be a 12G savage 420 O/U that has been on the project list for quite awhile. I've shot it, but the action pops open when firing the top barrel. It's a cool dual trigger shottie that will get safely working again....someday. :rolleyes:
     
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  20. Patriot1668

    Patriot1668 SW Washington Gold Supporter Gold Supporter

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    I inherited a Jennings .25acp, circa 1985. My relative did some "gunsmithing" on it, making an bad situation worse.

    It was dangerously undependable. The only reliable defense it provided was if you unloaded it and threw it at your attacker.
     
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