If Money Were No Object...?

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  1. unit1069

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    AR-style rifle chambered in 7.62X39.

    Edited to add: If I couldn't have reputedly the most valuable firearm of all, the prototype Luger chambered in .45ACP

     
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    LOL. I owned a 1927-A1 parkerized "Commando" model Thompson rifle and it tipped the scales at 13+ lbs. empty! Like most other semiauto versions of submachineguns it's weight made it difficult to shoulder/fire comfortably in a standing position, and to be truthful it was just plain boring to shoot, so I sold/traded it off without any fanfare.
     

  3. unit1069

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    The first firearm I ever purchased was a brand new 1967 Browning Belgian Hi-Power, also stolen in a burglary. I know your loss is greater due to the father-son connection.
     
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    Yeah, I always wanted one until I held one. Not only heavy but awkward and painful to hold in any position except by the grips. But they sure look good.
     
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    Have read that in combat GIs preferred the stick magazine for the Thompson, as the drum magazine rattled.
     
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    I'd have a Ruger Guide Gun in .375 Ruger to accompany me on my intercontinental quests.
     
  8. Gray Dood

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    The drum is also notoriously unreliable and very finicky about the loading protocol. Brits and USMC used them very early in WW2, but quickly went to stick magazines due to reliability issues. I've only fired with stick, 20 rounders. An ear to ear smile experience.

    I'd still want both 50 and 100 round drums because I just won the Powerball so why not? :)
     
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    I thought so!:D Going to need that extra firepower to protect all the other goodies that one could have if money was no object.
     
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    One of these - STG 44, a real "assault" rifle. :D
    STG 44.jpg
     
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    If money were no object....Then I would purchase all the equipment and facilities need to manufacture my own pistol design, which I have already....:)



    TXPO
     
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    Probably a custom 1911 or Luger P-08 or
    Colt Python blued or
    S&W prelock 29 6 1/2 or
     
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    I’d buy a Trump Glock 19 lol
     
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    Simple tastes for me I guess.

    1) Nighthawk Kestrel (Commander) in 10mm

    2) Shiloh Sharps 45/110 (Quigley rifle)

    3) I'd like to have back my 2 Colt Pythons (2.5 inch barrel) I sold in the 70s along with my 2 Browning Hi Power that I sold in the 70s also.
     
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    Additionally, given the cost of .50BMG ammo, it tends to fill the role of "[email protected]$$ paperweight" in most owners' collections after the mass destruction boner wears off.

    For me, it's kind of a near-psychotic want; since it is literally the most powerful weapon I can own without going NFA. Even if I rarely-never use it, the SHTF value of having something that is the functional equivalent of a cannon with a buttstock cannot be understated.

    All I know is if my bank account gets too much larger, I might bite the bullet (rimshot) and get one. ...if they ever come back in stock.
     
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    If money is no object then I’d book first class ticket to England and have H&H whip out a set of safari guns for me.
     
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