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Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by dario541, Sep 26, 2009.

  1. dario541

    dario541 medford, or 97504 Member

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    I wonder if any of you wish that some currently unavailable product was available. Some of my wishes:
    1. I wish that Ruger would make high-capacity magazines available for their Mini-30.
    2. I would like to see their Mini-14 available in other calibers such as .243 Win., 257 Roberts, etc. A little more horse power, please.
    3. How about a semi auto tube loader (9 or 10 round capacity) in .357 magnun, .44magnum and other large handgun calibers?
    4. How about a pump action tube loader as above?
    You all get the idea. What would you like to see? Please keep all suggestions firearms related (guns, scopes, ammo, etc.).
     
  2. PhysicsGuy

    PhysicsGuy Corvallis, OR Resident Science Nut

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    Try the Deerfield and 99/44
     
  3. terrylf72

    terrylf72 Portland, Oregon, United States Member

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    Just finished building my 6.5 Grendel.. All the horse power you need on a AR platform. I just ned to top it off with some good optics now.
     
  4. dario541

    dario541 medford, or 97504 Member

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    Thank you, PhysicsGuy. I'm not sure what the Deerfield is but isn't the 99/44 a discontinued Ruger model? I prefer a tube loader like the lever actions have bcause I believe the rimmed revolver cartridges will feed better.
     
  5. el gringo loco

    el gringo loco PDX Member

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    check out Taurus's line of pump action cowboy rifles. I think they are called the thunderbolt series. A review I read a while back said they will slam fire when you hold the trigger down--allowing for some quick cowboy action shooting.
     
  6. PhysicsGuy

    PhysicsGuy Corvallis, OR Resident Science Nut

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    Both are essentially the same gun, the deerfield was the first model that looked exactly like a 10/22, and it is a 4rd tube fed semi auto .44 mag, then the later 99/44s switched to a 4rd rotary magazine, and looked more like a mini-14. And yes, they are all discontinued unfortunately.
     
  7. Searcher451

    Searcher451 Oregon Member

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    My Wish List would be a bit different. I would wish -- heartily, fervently --that every manufacturer that released a gun would have first thoroughly tested and vetted said gun so that when it finally hit the market, it was not subject to common breakage or malfunction or mechanical failure. And a whole bunch of them spring to mind, from the pitiful P22 to the Beretta Bobcat and Tomcat to ... well, add your own examples here.
     
  8. MarkSBG

    MarkSBG Beaverton Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I would like to see a 45 ACP bullpup carbine.
     
  9. jordanvraptor

    jordanvraptor Oregon City, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    2. I would like to see their Mini-14 available in other calibers such as .243 Win., 257 Roberts, etc. A little more horse power, please.

    They now offer the Mini-14 in 6.8 Rem SPC which is only about 100fps slower than the .243 in some chronographical listings I have seen.

    I personally would like to see GSG make a 9mm version of their GSG-5 so we might have an affordable MP-5 clone. I know there are probably import restrictions that prevent this but its a wish list.
     
  10. bwells

    bwells Longview Member

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    I wish more companies made lefty bolt guns. Ruger offers quite a few, but many companies don't offer any. I also wish more companies offered a lefty 375 length bolt action.
     
  11. dario541

    dario541 medford, or 97504 Member

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    Thanks for the info. I have a Taurus catalog and the pump action rifles they show are in .45 Long Colt. I would prefer .357 Magnum or .44 Magnum.
     
  12. Just Jim

    Just Jim Well-Known Member

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    I wish Smith&Wesson would get rid of those damn locks on their guns and the mim parts. Then I would buy them again.

    jj
     
  13. Trlsmn

    Trlsmn In Utero (Portland) Well-Known Member

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    I wish I had more money to buy the guns I want that are available!
     
  14. el gringo loco

    el gringo loco PDX Member

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    they had a .357/.38 at one point
     
  15. drand

    drand Stayton Member

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    I would like to see a M1A1 in .338 Lapua.
     
  16. Wenis

    Wenis Tri-Cities, WA Member

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    I wish full autos were not banned way back when.

    I wish Colt made the Python revolver.

    I wish glocks weren't so ugly.

    I wish I didn't burn the first pancake of every batch.
     
  17. Spray-n-pray

    Spray-n-pray Battle Ground Moderator Staff Member Bronze Supporter

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    All the things I want on one pistol:

    Left-handed (or FULLY ambidextrous)
    Hammer (for DA/SA)
    Manual Safety/Decocker
    Interchangeable backstraps
    Picatinny/Weaver rail

    In a way, I suppose I am describing a cross between a S&W M&P and a H&K USP. If the HK45 was also made in a .40 (HK40?), that would probably be "the one."
     
  18. PhysicsGuy

    PhysicsGuy Corvallis, OR Resident Science Nut

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    Also describes the FNP :D

    Which IMO is a far better pistol than any HK in .45
     
  19. mphillip

    mphillip lebanon,Oregon Member

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    I wish glock would make a single stack 45acp and i want it to be the same size as a glock 23.

    and i want a springfield XDm in 45acp

    and the new remington 887 security version shotgun
     
  20. jordanvraptor

    jordanvraptor Oregon City, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Its called a Glock 36. Maybe you weren't aware of it because it wasn't a very popular model but I believe its still in production. It is a 6 + 1 in capacity.