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How many are enough?

Post by BryanGA on 2/21/2012, 6:28 pm

I know you can shoot 2700 with two guns but whats the fun in that? How may bullseye guns do you have. I have not even shot my first match and I am thinking about how many different bullseye guns I can justify.
Right now Smith 41 and Ruger MKII back up. I am shopping for a 1911. Of course I will need a wad gun and a hardball gun. Oh and a Mid-range, maybe a sub caliber 1911 or a 52 or possibly a revolver. hmmmmmm.
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Post by Paper-Puncher on 2/21/2012, 7:25 pm

Ive got 2 MKIII's a 5.5 Bull & a 678 tapered target ,both with herrit national match grips all the nessary VQ goodies and dots .....and I have a 1911 wad gun ....work scheudle stops me from shoting in formal matches and leagues so all this is just my play time fun hobby.....at this point I have 3 guns with no trouble justifing at all.....I would like one more ...a model 14 smith if I can find a nice one .....I may never shoot a real match and I'm ok with that....I still after 3yrs look forward to range day and I compete agaisnt myself every wk......no matter what this sport is a addiction .....If you pockets are deep and the wife dont scream no need to justify anything...

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Post by Nowind0 on 2/21/2012, 9:08 pm

Ah yes, the backups. What a wonderful excuse to own more firearms.

I have backups for my backups.
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Post by sklarcpa on 2/22/2012, 6:44 am

Nowind0 wrote:Ah yes, the backups. What a wonderful excuse to own more firearms.

I have backups for my backups.
+1 on this !!!

Always good to have more backups
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Post by BE Mike on 2/22/2012, 8:55 am

BryanGA wrote:I know you can shoot 2700 with two guns but whats the fun in that? How may bullseye guns do you have. I have not even shot my first match and I am thinking about how many different bullseye guns I can justify.
Right now Smith 41 and Ruger MKII back up. I am shopping for a 1911. Of course I will need a wad gun and a hardball gun. Oh and a Mid-range, maybe a sub caliber 1911 or a 52 or possibly a revolver. hmmmmmm.
When I was competing regularly and took in big matches, I used to have back-up guns. I tried to duplicate the primary gun as closely as possible. I only used the back-up guns a few times, when I sent the primary off for work. It was a comforting feeling to step on the line at Perry and have a twin in the gun box, ready to be pressed into service.
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Post by DavidR on 2/22/2012, 10:20 am

I have several wad guns, several 22's and one 32, and a ball gun.
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Post by Larry Lang on 2/22/2012, 10:38 am

I have 2 .22s, a .38SPL and 3 .45s (1 is a ball gun) all 1911 variants.
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Re: How many are enough?

Post by gulliver62 on 3/2/2012, 10:08 pm

I have 2 modified M41's that are my main .22's
Two accurized Colt Series 70 Wad guns that are mainstays.
One series 70 accurized ball gun

then just for fun.
1911 platform 9mm
Pardini .32
S&W 52
2 High Standard Victors
K-Frame .22 and .38
and I just came across a Rock River Wad gun......
I'm sick and know I need help....just not right now.
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Re: How many are enough?

Post by Jack H on 3/3/2012, 8:49 am

Paper,
Get thee to Perry or Canton. You being in Ohio.
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