Safe Queen since forever...

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  1. Gfive45

    Gfive45

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    Safe Queen since forever... Reasons Why? This thread is not about some rare super expensive collectors firearms. Rather, I'm taking about ordinary but common favorite weapons.
     
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  2. cadillacguns

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    I don’t know, retrieved a G-26 that had sat in one a long time.
    Safe princess I guess, EGH7++, likes the daylight now.
     
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  3. FullClip

    FullClip Native Mainiac CLM

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    Not even sure why I ever bought this Colt Frontier Scout Arizona Territory Commemorative.

    Think it has been shot, but not by me.

    Maybe I am too insecure in my sexuality to chance being seen with it at the gravel pit.
    colt frontier scout.jpg
     
  4. speedway

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    I have a gen4 23c that I can’t get myself to shoot it until I have a second as a spare. I’m weird like that.
     
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    I've got a 1913 made Colt 1911 commercial model that I'll probably never shoot.
     
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    My Unicorn gun, rarely gets range time, but not really "collectable" or "rare".
     
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    I have a youth model 870 in 20 guage that hasn't been to the range in a decade. It's waiting for my daughter. It was mine that I bought as a kid with my dad.
     
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    Not sure, maybe people just don’t have time to shoot everything.
     
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    I have a Weatherby Varmint master 22 250 . s# 00026. It was a gift fron someone that said it was to loud. Been in my safe about 20yrs.only out to clean.
     
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    This is what happens to a Python when you leave it languishing in the safe as a Queen and dont shoot it regularly.

    Poor thing......

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    Just dont be "that guy". :)
     
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    Valmet M62/76 Silver Member

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    1976 Colt SP-1 that’s NIB with original gun shop stickers on the box (Potomac Arms, Alexandria VA).

    I have a few other safe-queens but I’d say the SP-1 is the most common.
     
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    I would say I have 20-25 guns I haven’t shot in over 10 years and some I have never shot and they may not have been fired in 50 years. Almost all are just old shotguns and rifles. None are very valuable to my knowledge really but they came from my grandad and great grandad. 3-4 Remington single shot .22s, I have 3 youth New England single shot shotguns in 12, 20,.410. I know there are 2 double barrel shotguns and I know one is a Stevens and no idea about the other. I also have 2 Winchester 70s, Marlin .30-.30, Savage bolt action, and there is a Remington pump and auto .30-06. There could be more it’s just been forever since I have laid eyes
    or hands on any of them. Only a few could actually be called an”safe queen” as most aren’t in a safe bc there’s no room.

    I didn’t purchase a single one of those guns.


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    Probably my Argentine FAL I built from a brand new kit with a numbers matching receiver. I shot exactly 2 20 round mags through it and put it in the safe. I have other FALs that I shoot but this one stays in the safe.
    (It's not that I think it's too good to shoot, I just prefer shooting one without the bipod)
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    Took this pic awhile back as a reference to what dad kept and what I had close by. The Iver was given to him by his father in law. I never paid it much mind until a thread came up about father/son firearms. He never fired it and if look close at the ammo, it wouldn't have mattered much. Surviving Iwo Jima had different affects on those that came home. I've never shot it (and never will) but it's shootable. If my safe ever gets down to one gun, it'll be the Iver...
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    I’ve got a old Stevens single shot 410, damn thing doesn’t have a serial number that I’ve ever found. My grandpa bought it from his FIL for a couple bucks back in the late 40’s. It’s a bit rusty, I shot it once about ten years ago. I also didn’t have the case zipped up all the way leaving the range that day. Getting it out of the truck when I got home, I grabbed the barrel end. It slipped out of the case and the stock got a chunk busted out of the bottom. I couldn’t ever find the missing piece for some reason. Haven’t had it out since.
     
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    I thought you was talking Glocks, I too have a 1915 model 1911 COLT US ARMY. It gets wiped down twice a year, that’s it.
     
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    Tec-9, it's a stupid gun but once I bought everything I really wanted I started picking up more unique firearms.

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    My safe queens seem to be shooters that I still really like ......but just haven't taken them out or forgotten about how much I desired them when I bought them. There is a Belgium made A5 light 12 that hasn't been shot in many years only because I shoot other shotguns.
     
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    I have guns NIB, some bought used I never fired. At times a deal comes my way, can’t turn it down.

    I usually keep my rotation small enough to breed familiarity.
     
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    I have a G21c i bought in 2015 that’s never been shot. I just wanted one.
     
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