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Old 05-14-2012, 13:10   #1
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Eight handguns to shoot before you die.

This is the list according to guns.com

http://www.guns.com/eight-handguns-s...-die-7839.html

What do you think?

1. Glock
2. Colt Walker
3. Colt SAA
4 Browning High Power
5. 1911 Govt.
6. S&W Model 27
7. Ruger Blackhawk
8. S&W Model 29
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Old 05-14-2012, 13:22   #2
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Its a nice list for sure and I own every one other than #2.

That said, my list would be a bit different.
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Old 05-14-2012, 13:22   #3
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Colt SSA
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Sig 210
S&W 29
S&W 41
Colt Python
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Old 05-14-2012, 13:24   #4
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This is the list according to guns.com

http://www.guns.com/eight-handguns-s...-die-7839.html

What do you think?

1. Glock
2. Colt Walker
3. Colt SAA
4 Browning High Power
5. 1911 Govt.
6. S&W Model 27
7. Ruger Blackhawk
8. S&W Model 29
Let's see, 3 single actions with basically the same grip frame, 2 double action revolvers built on the same frame just in different calibers, yah that's a winning list
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Old 05-14-2012, 13:29   #5
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Let's see, 3 single actions with basically the same grip frame, 2 double action revolvers built on the same frame just in different calibers, yah that's a winning list
Yeah, I'm not sure who came up with it, but its certainly redundant.

While both are legendary revolvers, having both the 27 and 29 on the list makes no sense at all.
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Old 05-14-2012, 13:31   #6
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Yeah, I'm not sure who came up with it, but its certainly redundant.

While both are legendary revolvers, having both the 27 and 29 on the list makes no sense at all.
That was the one that really stuck out to me as well.
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Old 05-14-2012, 13:35   #7
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At least Hi Point isnt on that list









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Old 05-14-2012, 13:35   #8
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Really. all it has is

a Colt-based single action revolver

a Browning based single action auto

a large framed S&W DA revolver

a Glock.
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Old 05-14-2012, 13:42   #9
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Really. all it has is

a Colt-based single action revolver

a Browning based single action auto

a large framed S&W DA revolver

a Glock.
I agree, although the HP and 1911 are quite a bit different.
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Old 05-14-2012, 13:51   #10
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I agree, although the HP and 1911 are quite a bit different.

Quite true, but, if you have fired one, firing the other is not exactly a "novel" experience.

BTW I too have all but the Walker.
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Yeah, I'm not sure who came up with it, but its certainly redundant.

While both are legendary revolvers, having both the 27 and 29 on the list makes no sense at all.
Agreed. I haven't made a list, but most of those wouldn't be on it.
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Quite true, but, if you have fired one, firing the other is not exactly a "novel" experience.
Very true

The HP is just cool because it was the first double stack and the 1911 is well, the 1911.
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Old 05-14-2012, 14:14   #13
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Mine is different.
S&W 500 mag
DE 50 AE
S&W 29 44mag
1911
after that just whatever I haven't given it THAT much thought
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Very true

The HP is just cool because it was the first double stack and the 1911 is well, the 1911.

BAC YOU SHOCK THE&*(^ OUT OF ME

Certainly you know the BHP wasn't "the first double stack"!!!!
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eight

Glock

flare gun

single action revolver

double action revolver

tiny NAA revolver

pocket pistol

flintlock pistol

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What???? No PPQ listed? How dare anyone make a list without mentioning the PPQ? Alright PPQ fanboys, I mentioned the PPQ in the thread so now y'all can hijack some other thread.
Back to the original topic. How in the hell is anyone supposed to have access to or shoot a Walker? I know they exist, but more likely to see a unicorn before being able to shoot the Walker. Need to make a list that is a stretch goal- but at least attainable.


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Old 05-14-2012, 14:57   #17
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This is the list according to guns.com

http://www.guns.com/eight-handguns-s...-die-7839.html

What do you think?

1. Glock
2. Colt Walker
3. Colt SAA
4 Browning High Power
5. 1911 Govt.
6. S&W Model 27
7. Ruger Blackhawk
8. S&W Model 29
I've shot all 8.

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Well heck, I've shot two out of four lol.

They should have the .44 Automag on there.

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Really. all it has is

a Colt-based single action revolver

a Browning based single action auto

a large framed S&W DA revolver

a Glock.

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Back to the original topic. How in the hell is anyone supposed to have access to or shoot a Walker? I know they exist, but more likely to see a unicorn before being able to shoot the Walker. Need to make a list that is a stretch goal- but at least attainable.


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Old 05-14-2012, 15:25   #21
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Mine is different.
S&W 500 mag
DE 50 AE
S&W 29 44mag
1911
after that just whatever I haven't given it THAT much thought
Yeah, I haven't done it but a 500 and a Desert Eagle seem like they should be on the bucket list.

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Old 05-14-2012, 15:35   #22
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BAC YOU SHOCK THE&*(^ OUT OF ME

Certainly you know the BHP wasn't "the first double stack"!!!!
Well, its the first double stack much like the G17 was the first polymer. Not the absolute first, but the first truly successful model and the first true high capacity pistol.

I did misword that a bit, but the HP is certainly an iconic pistol. Its my favorite 9mm, actually.
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Old 05-14-2012, 15:37   #23
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Its a nice list for sure and I own every one other than #2.

That said, my list would be a bit different.
Figures bac. Go ahead and get #2 you slouch.

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Blackhawk yes Puthon no. Bad list.
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Old 05-14-2012, 15:39   #25
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I see at least two different ways this could be evaluated, one would be just "for the "special" experience, and one for the "practical" experience.

Since the original list seems to be the "Special" type, i will try to drum up 8 of my own.

Colt SAA

Colt Python

S&W 29

1911

Luger

Glock

S&W 36

Beretta 92

It was a toss up on a couple, for instance a K-22 vs a 36 and there was no place left to put a Sig 210 or S&W 41.

Only about 1/2 of those would be on the "practical" list.
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