Gun stuff that was going to be the next “big thing,” but wasn’t...

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  1. Planetcat

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    6.5 creedmoor. Lol.
    .357 sig.
    I’m a traditional pistol, revolver and rifle guy, and primarily use my weapons for hunting. Cartridges that were developed 100 years ago still work for me.
     
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    What happened to the rifle that would change firearms forever, short barrel legal because the barrel wasn't rifled and had special ammo.

    LEDGENDARY NEWS IS COMING ! glock 44
     

  3. Mike L.

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    .357 and .44 Auto Mag. Speer #9 manual had loading data. Yeah, I'm showing my age.
     
  4. Borg Warner

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    The 6.5 Creedmoor is ballistically identical to the 100 year old 6.5 Swede and is available in far more rifles than the older cartridge.

    And the 357 Sig offers 357 magnum ballistics in as higher capacity semi-auto.
     
  5. norton

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  6. FullClip

    FullClip Native Mainiac CLM

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    Yup, I wanted one bad when I was a kid, but luckily, the idea was resurrected with more success.

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    I have a Ruger 77 in all weather stock in .17hmr. Don't really have a need for it, and ammo is not cheap for a rimfire. But its a zippy little round.
     
  8. Valmet

    Valmet M62/76 Silver Member

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    The .17HMR is easily my favorite cartridge of the last 20 years. My Anschutz 1517 shoots the lights out.
     
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    i bought a glock .45gap when thney came out. ib should havbe bought the .45 auto..
     
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    I had a Calico 9mm, gave it to my step-dad in Bakersfield, CA. many years later, at his 80th birthday party I told him it was best to get it registered in his name.

    He found out it was illegal to posses in CA. I had to sneak it home to OK. I made some money when I sold it with 3 drums/mags.
     
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    This is what I found when I searched.
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    This?
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    I have a couple of boxes of 30-30. Sabots are not a bad idea in smooth bore barrels like tank barrels where the projectile has stabilizers after the sabot is discarded. Not so good in rifled barrels.
     
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    Yes they are. Both .32 HR Magnum and .327 Federal are good rounds that allow six shot capacity in small revolvers. Low recoil. Great for newbies.

    Buds keeps running out of the LCR in .327 Federal. A great gun for these scaricity days-it can chamber and fire 4 different rounds.
     
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    I do believe that is it.

    Finestkind
     
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    Looking to buy a Smith Model 57. My bother owns one and it shot very good.
     
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    You are wrong. Tavor is pretty big.
     
  19. Valmet

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    While I can’t say that they “caught on” exactly, I definitely wouldn’t consider them failures commercially.