A Desert Eagle and one of those Keltecs in 22mag with the 30 round capacity
A Webley-Fosbury (spelling?) automatic revolver. Way back when I was young I had a chance to but a nice one for $45. I passed it up and bought a nice P38 for $25.
S&W 500 magnum 3.5"
|Ethics, antics, |
Ruger having offered the SP101 in 9mm for a brief time in the 90s, I was always intrigued by the concept and application of a 9mm revolver. I know Smith has their 9mm revolver models out for some time now and almost bought one, but I refuse to buy one with a lock after a negative experience with an R8 that actually had issues with the lock randomly binding up the action. Yes, they can be disabled / removed but I prefer Ruger revolvers to Smiths anyway for a variety of other reasons too (finish,cylinder release,etc). I'm a revolver fan in general and love my stainless GP100 4" .357 Magnum among others and the 2.25" SP101 feels great in the hand, not to mention is also built like a tank like the GP100. I've never bought or even shot an SP101 though. So when I saw that Ruger had started offering these again and happened across some in stock at a great price this week, well, I'll be picking one up from my FFL this afternoon.
I'm a little burned out by the plethora of plastic fantastic pistols in the wild (many of which are great guns in their own right), and having had a .38 LCRx 1.875" I did not like, this seemed like a great alternative and departure to break up the monotony. The commonality and affordability of 9mm with my pistols is a definite plus as well. Do I need it? No. Will it be fun and useful? I'm optimistic!
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Sig P220 Legion.
I have no practical use for that gun. I can't shoot it in any USPSA division, I have plenty of other pistols for self defense or target shooting, and I have no other pistols in .45acp.
I bought it simply because I sold a high end guitar amp and had $1200 burning a hole in my pants and wanted to buy the coolest gun in the store that day.
Did they make Pythons in 3"?
|Fighting the good fight|
Which reminds me of another handgun I've wanted for absolutely no practical reason... A 3" round butt S&W 547 9mm.
Desert Eagle .357
GSG-5K (SP-89 clone)
Ask me again in a year, and I will have different answers.
Even though I've had a few of these in the past, I still have an on going love affair with the First Generation S&W 4566 with the Square Trigger Guard and Novak Rear sights......I'm always looking for another one.....Zebulon
Ha. Too funny. I'm selling a nice Gretsch and was strongly considering using the funds for a P210 Target.
tempus edax rerum
|Shoot gun, |
I’d love to have a Steyr GB because... reasons.
|Little ray |
I want a broomhandle Mauser.
The fish is mute, expressionless. The fish doesn't think because the fish knows everything.
Any pistol I have bought after my P226 RX SAO would qualify, with the notable exception of the one that I bought that at the time seemed to be the most frivolous!
Most of what I own could be considered full-size pistols, chambered in 9mm. P226s, Beretta 92s (even the Cen Tac), P320RX, X-5, V-TAC and X-Carry, and the newest, my first H&K, a VP9. I bought a P220 Elite SAO in 10mm simply because I missed my long gone P220 ST and thought it would be cool to have a 10mm. Ended up that I actually had a practical purpose for it as I bought a chest holster and took it deer hunting! Only sub/compact I currently own is a P365 although I like the VP9 so much I an seriously considering buying a VP9 SK.
Every other practical 'need' I have could have easily been covered by my RX P226, an exceptional pistol in every way, especially since I don't carry. The above-mentioned VP9 SK and maybe an X-Compact are on the list of what I would like to acquire some time in the future that I don't really need.
Now, I'll have to add this one to my list.
Ruger Alaskan 454 Casull Toklat. I rarely fish in Griz country, but I still want one.
Also a Ruger New Model convertible in 45 Colt/45 ACP.
"Everybody wants to go to heaven, but nobody wants to die." Joe Louis
|I'd rather be hated for who I am than loved for who I am not |
I'm struggling on which one. The 40 is too short. The 50 is just right but lacks top rail. The 60 is a bit long but has top rail in case I want to mount a red dot.
Here's the 50DS .
Late to this party, but I guess my occasional desire for an antique set of dueling pistols would qualify.
Of course if they had historical significance that would be a plus, but I'm not made of money.
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NRA Benefactor (Aug. 2018)
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