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The Five Guns Every American Has To Own
liveleak ^ | Nov 9, 2012 | Thickhanger

Posted on 11/08/2012 3:13:27 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper

Every American should have, must have and needs to have these five weapons. With the American right to own and protect themselves with firearms it is important to know which weapons you must have in your collection.

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[VIDEO] The Five Guns Every American Has To Own
1 posted on 11/08/2012 3:13:29 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Berlin_Freeper

http://www.youtube.com/CowboyActionShooting


2 posted on 11/08/2012 3:28:18 PM PST by Paladin2 (.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

I am unable to view that due to my slow connection so I have no idea what those guns are.

When I was growing up just about every farm had two guns. A .22 rifle and a 12 gauge shotgun. Some also had a handgun, usually a .38 special.

Daddy had an old Essex single barrel. It was a cheap gun but was surprisingly easy to hit with. He did have a high quality .22. It was a Remington 513 targemaster and it really did shoot with great accuracy.

Daddy brought 3 handguns home from WWII including a Luger but by the time I was old enough to remember them, he had sold them all.

A person can get by just fine with the .22 rifle and a shotgun.


3 posted on 11/08/2012 3:28:40 PM PST by yarddog
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To: Berlin_Freeper
Tragically, I was out duck-hunting Wednesday morning and my boat swamped and went down with every single one of my guns. I don't have any left. Honestly, Mr. Eric Holder, sir.

Um, "honestly" means, "I'm telling the truth." I figure you might not be familiar with the word.

4 posted on 11/08/2012 3:30:04 PM PST by Flatus I. Maximus (GET OFF MY LAWN!)
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To: Berlin_Freeper
The video is worth watching but here are the guns they are talking about (I hope I have all the designations correct)

Glock 19 9mm
Ruger 10/22 with BX-25 magazines
Mossberg pump 12 gauge with two different barrel lengths
Bushmaster XM15-E2S
Mosin M91/30

5 posted on 11/08/2012 3:32:06 PM PST by KarlInOhio (Big Bird is a brood parasite: laid in our nest 43 years ago and we are still feeding him.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Not only do I agree with their picks, but by a strange coincidence these are all weapons I used to have - before that tragic boating accident, that is.....

(I had a Yugo made SKS instead of the M4.)


6 posted on 11/08/2012 3:32:28 PM PST by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

bttt


7 posted on 11/08/2012 3:33:05 PM PST by Codeflier (Bush, Clinton, Bush, Obama - 4 democrat presidents in a row and counting...)
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To: Berlin_Freeper
Soon few guns will be available. The rush is on.
8 posted on 11/08/2012 3:34:39 PM PST by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: yarddog

Glock 19
Ruger 10/22
Mossberg 500 12 Gauge
AR-15
Mosin Nagant Rifle.

Yawn....


9 posted on 11/08/2012 3:36:25 PM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: humblegunner

Mosin cultist ping ;)


10 posted on 11/08/2012 3:39:19 PM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Don’t own any of them. Well, an old Ruger 10/22, but overall I disagree with their choices.


11 posted on 11/08/2012 3:41:58 PM PST by Mr Rogers (America is becoming California, and California is becoming Detroit.)
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To: Mr Rogers

Many have found it difficult to argue with a 12 ga.


12 posted on 11/08/2012 3:44:33 PM PST by Paladin2 (.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

I was going to say 10/22 Ruger but the video beat me to it.


13 posted on 11/08/2012 3:45:22 PM PST by Randy Larsen (Aim small, Miss small.)
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To: Paladin2

Yes, but you can do better than a Mossberg 500.


14 posted on 11/08/2012 3:47:53 PM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Tijeras_Slim

I agree...yawn.

Ruger 10/22 with bull pup barrel

Benelli M4 Super 90

Sig P226

AR-15 WITH AIM POINT MICRO-T

REMMINGTON 700 IN 300 WIN-MAG WITH LEOPOLD GLASS

The other stuff is just for fun...like the Colt Commander and the SW-High Power, bird guns, hog guns, wheel guns and just fun plinkers. Ah, sigh... all lost in a boating accident now only a memory.


15 posted on 11/08/2012 3:50:50 PM PST by Dick Vomer (democrats are like flies, whatever they don't eat they sh#t on.)
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To: Tijeras_Slim

http://www.impactguns.com/mossberg-500-sp-12-gauge-adjustable-stock-wpistol-grip-185in-50474-015813504744.aspx

The US Marines are using the Mossberg 500.


16 posted on 11/08/2012 3:51:51 PM PST by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

No, no guns in my house. No way, really, I’m not kidding. I promise.

If I did happen to have some guns 5 would be a lot number. But, of course, I don’t. Really. I swear.


17 posted on 11/08/2012 3:55:27 PM PST by isthisnickcool (Sharia? No thanks!)
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To: Tijeras_Slim

Thanks, not a bad choice but I would change a couple. I definitely would rather have Winchester Classic in 30-06 than the Mosin and I would take a Colt H-Bar and Remington 11-87.

Also a Sig P226 over the Glock but for all practical purposes his list is OK, well except for the Mosin.


18 posted on 11/08/2012 3:56:20 PM PST by yarddog
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To: Dick Vomer

Let’s make this more interesting....

Sig 220 in .38 Super
Mossberg 26T “Targo Trap” (The 1942 takedown model)
Winchester Model 12 in 16 gauge, or a cut-down Browning B2000
Stoner 63A1 MK23 Mod 0
Rigby double in .416


19 posted on 11/08/2012 3:57:52 PM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: DesertRhino

The 500 is a fine gun, but you can do better.

The Marines also used the M50 Reising on Guadacanal... ;)


20 posted on 11/08/2012 4:00:01 PM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Tijeras_Slim

Ruger 10-22. (I actually have the SR-22 with a noise suppessor, along with the 10-22 I’ve had since I was 8.)

Various 12 guages, but I prefer the Benelli Supernova tactical pump because of the big trigger guard.

AR-15. I own several and have made several, including 80% receivers that have no numbers, at al.

FNAR .308 with night scope

.357 that I would use to fight my way to my rifle. (Can also use .38 obv.)

Have lots more but those are my essentials.


21 posted on 11/08/2012 4:03:55 PM PST by TheThirdRuffian (I will never vote for Romney. Ever.)
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To: Flatus I. Maximus

I lost mine in a poker game.. DAMN THE LUCK.!! :)


22 posted on 11/08/2012 4:05:40 PM PST by unread (Eagles don't eat flys...)
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To: Tijeras_Slim

I don’t own any of those.........


23 posted on 11/08/2012 4:09:55 PM PST by Osage Orange ( Liberalism, ideas so good they have to be mandatory.)
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To: Tijeras_Slim

I really have no idea why people have this fetish with a rifle designed to be carried, used and serviced by illiterate peasants (the Mosin).

I’ve heard people rave and bluster about them... and I remain completely unimpressed.

For a bolt gun, people could do far worse than to pick up an old Springfield 03A3.

As for the Mossberg 500... it works OK, I guess, but it’s a really cheap piece of crap. The plastic trigger guard and the balanced springs in the trigger group (a real potential for failure there after detail stripping & reassembling it), plus the fact that they’re covered in burrs on all the machining... makes it one of the least impressive shotgun offerings, IMO.

In a pump gun, I’d much rather have a Winchester model 12, or a 97, or a Browning A5 (or clone).


24 posted on 11/08/2012 4:10:43 PM PST by NVDave
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To: Osage Orange

Don’t feel bad, it’s hardly the “bucket list” of firearms.


25 posted on 11/08/2012 4:11:25 PM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Berlin_Freeper

The five guns I have to own are the five that the government doesn’t know about.


26 posted on 11/08/2012 4:11:31 PM PST by irishtenor (Everything in moderation, however, too much whiskey is just enough... Mark Twain)
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To: Tijeras_Slim
Whatever you like and shoot good..is what you should own.

Just my thoughts...anyway.

27 posted on 11/08/2012 4:14:13 PM PST by Osage Orange ( Liberalism, ideas so good they have to be mandatory.)
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To: NVDave

The ‘03A3 is great, and I recently saw a Gibbs Rifle Co. repro of the ‘03A4 WWII Sniper that was very nice (complete with a knockoff of the Weaver scope) for $825.

You’re right on shotguns too. I’m a big fan of the 12 in 16 gauge, the ‘97 is a true workhorse, and the A-5 is a brilliant piece of design. I have one from 1914 that works great.


28 posted on 11/08/2012 4:15:17 PM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Osage Orange

You got that right... if you can tag the bad guy with it, he’s not going to care what it was.


29 posted on 11/08/2012 4:16:40 PM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Tijeras_Slim

The thing that people don’t seem to realize is that:

a) most military guns will be 2 MOA and under,
b) most people, when not shooting off the bench, can’t shoot 1 MOA,
c) most modern rifles under $1K are, quite frankly, of poor quality.

When I look at what a 03A3 can do with a two-groove barrel and ball ammo... it’s quite respectable. The rifle is durable as a rock and there are parts galore for the thing... available all over the place.


30 posted on 11/08/2012 4:19:44 PM PST by NVDave
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To: NVDave

You and I sir are in agreement.


31 posted on 11/08/2012 4:23:03 PM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: irishtenor
Expect the captian of the titanic to issue orders to stop unregistered sales of firearms at gunshows. It may take the form of a new order by which any crime committed by a weapon registered to you but which you cannot show receipt of sale to someone else will be your liability with Holder's unJustice department.

BTW, the tube fed Marlin and Winchester rifles are excellent substitutes. The Mossberg plinkster is a copy of the Marlin 60 .22lr action but uses a detachable magazine. The lever action tube fed .357 rifles are excellent home defense weapons. Believe it or not, the High Point 9mm pistol is a very reliable shooter and very inexpensive to own. The Maverick 88 shotgun in 20 or 12 is also very inexpensive and reliable. I think you can still get the Maverick 88 12 gage with two barrels, too. The 18 1/2 is great for home defense and the longer is great for hunting ... and shotgun shells are easy to reload if you have powder and shot or slug. The plastic wadding inserts are cheap and a good item to stock for future use if needed.

32 posted on 11/08/2012 4:24:23 PM PST by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: NVDave

Although, with the accutrigger and accustock, some of the sub $1K Savages are capable of producing decent accuracy at practical distances.

I have a .223 Predator Max with a Nikon M-223 3-12x on it that is (with my current eyes) pretty good.


33 posted on 11/08/2012 4:26:07 PM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Tijeras_Slim

5 most important firearms that r must haves
mossberg 500 12g
ruger 10/22
ar chambered 5.56 (not .223)
semi auto pistol chambered in either 9mm or .40cal
high power rifle chambered .308

your shotgun is #1, best home defense and great tool for hunting for food from birds to large game.. i like the 24” ported accu choke barrell for everything but large game which i prefer a 24” rifled ported barrel open fiber optic sights. Ammo ranges from birdshot to slugs. If u dont have a rifled barrel choose rifled slugs
For the 22 buy up as many milk carton federals as u can no less than 5000rds
223’s are varmit rds nice for that but 5.56’s mean business. Also a NATO rd , therefore there will always b a supply
I prefer the 40 over the 9 but again ammo supply. 9mm does have light recoil easier to shoot for the women and children
.308 I think its the perfect caliber for hunting unless you are goin real big game. It another common rd so supplies will be there. Best of all the 168 gr Seirra hpbt over 42gr Reloader15 can consistantly put holes in milk jugs at 500yds and is quite effective out to distances of 1000 yds
Sorry about the long post but sittin here recovering from a deviated septum operation this afternoon. Aim Small Miss Small


34 posted on 11/08/2012 4:38:43 PM PST by RIGHTWING WACKO FROM MASS. (Better to have and not need than to need and not have...my theory on gun control)
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To: Tijeras_Slim

Mossberg 930 spx tactical. With recoil reducing handgrip stock. If I had a wish.


35 posted on 11/08/2012 4:41:07 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

Now I’m not sure if its winchester or mossberg. I think its winchester.


36 posted on 11/08/2012 4:44:06 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Tijeras_Slim
I bot a .308 rifle recently....replacing my .270 rifle. Love both guns...but shoot the .308 probably better...thus love it more. Ha!!

Sold the .270 for $400 with a nice 3x9-50 scope...yeah it had nicks and such on it...but I hunted with it. Didn't just keep it a case and look at it. : )

37 posted on 11/08/2012 4:47:48 PM PST by Osage Orange ( Liberalism, ideas so good they have to be mandatory.)
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To: Tijeras_Slim

The nice thing about the Savage rifle design (with the barrel nut) is that any mechanically adept person with a set of go/no-go gages and a barrel nut wrench can change his barrel. You don’t need to have the kind of equipment I use to change a barrel (lathe, fixtures, gages, reamers, etc).


38 posted on 11/08/2012 4:50:27 PM PST by NVDave
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To: Tijeras_Slim
Funny story.... When I was a kid...my step-father had an A-5 12 ga...and some others including a WingMaster in 20ga. I didn't like the A-5...it was heavy and the hump seemed to get in my way. I loved the WingMaster though....

When he was close to dying...he asked me if I wanted one of his guns...I chose the WingMaster over the more $$$ A-5....but one of his son's had already claimed the WingMaster. Ha!! I ended up with a nice double barreled .410....

As things happen....my wife's step dad gave her a very nice A-5 12ga..with a slug barrel too a couple three years ago. Funny how things work.

39 posted on 11/08/2012 5:05:28 PM PST by Osage Orange ( Liberalism, ideas so good they have to be mandatory.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

I used to have Mel Tappan’s book SURVIVAL GUNS. He had several gun experts tell what they would have back in 1976.
Jeff Cooper, Elmer Keith, and others all had their personal favorites listed. The book fell apart years ago and I no longer have the lists.

I do remember that SHOOTING TIMES handgun editor Skeeter Skelton said that if he had only ONE handgun it would be a model 19 S&W .357 with a 5 inch barrel.

My personal favorites.
.22 Remington nylon 66.

Pistol
S&W .357, Dan Wesson, or Ruger.

Rifle, what ever shoots well.


40 posted on 11/08/2012 5:18:54 PM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (The parasites now outnumber the producers.)
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To: KarlInOhio

Disagree.

Glock 22 .40 cal
Glock 23 .40 cal (common ammo for a primary handgun and backup)
Ruger 10/22......okay. I can live with that.
Wilson Combat 870 Pump action Shotgun with 14 inch barrel. (Load 1 1/2 inch slugs first them 8 pellet 00 Buck.)
Daniels Defense M4 with EOTech sight...FAR superior to the Bushmaster.
M-14 EBR - Enhanced Battle Rifle in 7.62

I’d add a H&K UMP in .40 cal to effectively use my pistol rounds in a 59 round magazine..

I have all but the Ruger....

Trust me...I know what I’m talking about.

RLTW


41 posted on 11/08/2012 5:21:51 PM PST by military cop (I carry a .45....cause they don't make a .46....)
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To: military cop

That fat finger error should read “50 round magazine”.....long day.


42 posted on 11/08/2012 5:24:56 PM PST by military cop (I carry a .45....cause they don't make a .46....)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Is it more interesting to think about this in terms of the types of ammo rounds we like/have? We all have a favorite gun. Mine are:

.22 - I think I got one of these before my first diaper change. Very versatile meat getter.

.38spl - hammerless revolver. My carry gun. I really have no other use for this round.

.40 - I have a S+W MP40. Love this round. Cheap and good for home defense.

.44 Magnum - I have a Marlin 1894 w/ peep site and a S+W model 629 revolver. I deer hunt with this pair. Either this or a shotgun for me.

.45ACP - Gotta have this round and a 1911. Never fail home defense.

12ga - Remington 1100 and 870. Foul and small game.

.556 Nato - I have Ruger mini-14 with Holographic site. Home defense weapon and round.

In terms of ammo, my big stock pile is .40, .45ACP and .556 Nato.


43 posted on 11/08/2012 5:54:59 PM PST by IamConservative (The soul of my lifes journey is Liberty!)
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44 posted on 11/08/2012 6:50:02 PM PST by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=om93destr)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

I usually buy a firearm of some kind as a consolation purchase when a major election goes the wrong way for us. Maybe a shotgun this time.


45 posted on 11/09/2012 3:36:00 AM PST by FreedomForce (Living in the Age of American Soft Despotism)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Nice list, back to the top.


46 posted on 11/09/2012 3:14:50 PM PST by Ferndina
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To: Berlin_Freeper
Reliable autopistol in a popular caliber, G19 is a great choice that covers duty for open carry and CCW effectively. At least they didn't parrot "1911".

.22 Rifle, you could do a lot worse than the 10/22.

12ga pump shotgun, the Mossberg (or 870) defines the category. Auto shotguns are great, but you pay to play.

Sport utility rifle, can't beat the AR15 in 5.56. If you only have one gun, this should be it.

The Mosin is the odd choice, better off with a Springfield or Mauser in mil surplus, or a modern Remington 700 in .308.

47 posted on 11/10/2012 6:42:11 AM PST by xsrdx (Diligentia, Vis, Celeritas)
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