Safe Queen since forever...

Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by Gfive45, Jun 11, 2020.

  1. byf43

    byf43 NRA Patron Life Member

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    Have several.

    First, is the Tompkins & Allen .32 RF falling block that was my Dad's. Hasn't been fired in over 70 years. Dad called this, "My old squirrel rifle." I have 5 rounds of ammo for this, in the safe.

    Second, the 'cheap' Spanish knock-off (Alpha or Alfa) of a S&W revolver in .38 Long Colt that was my Grand-Dad's.
    It hasn't been fired in at least 70 years. I have a few rounds for this, in the safe.

    A Japanese Arisaka in 7.7mm that my Dad brought home from the PTO.
    Hasn't been fired since before 09/02/1945.

    Next, a 2001 "JM" proofed 1895CB in .45-70. Never fired, since I bought it NIB in '01.
    It's still as NIB, in the safe.

    There are others that I won't bore you with. :)
     
  2. Patchman

    Patchman Florist

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    Guns with family histories behind them are much more interesting and special! Worth treasuring.
     
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  3. ActanonVerba70

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    My maternal grandfather's Colt Model 1908 Vest Pocket Hammerless .25 ACP
    (production year - 1930).

    Priceless to me...…. :)
     
  4. 86brick

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    My first 1911.
     
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    About 30 SIG's, collected so many i just don't have the time to shoot!
     
  6. Glockdude1

    Glockdude1 Federal Member CLM

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    Original Polytech AK-47 (Milled, Red finish) from May 1988. In all the years I have owned it, I have fired only 40rds thru it. I have 3 other AK's that I shoot far more often.

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  7. ScotchWhisky

    ScotchWhisky HEMIs, guns, and booze

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    John_AZ

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    I have a Sig P227 that never gets shot. Also a Sig rifle, one of those AR/AK mix guns. Don’t enjoy shooting them. They’re just kind of there
     
  9. norton

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    I have a Norinco SKS and a Wasr 10-both in 7.62x39. I haven't had either one to the range in years.
     
  10. Steel & Wood

    Steel & Wood Build the Wall

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    Nice!

    I got my Norinco GSAD a month before you got your Polytech! Not sure how many rounds I have through it but it's definitely not more than 500!

    The only AK better than a Chinese AK is a Russian AK!!!
     
  11. littletank

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    A rare Colt double action only that will never be fired. 20200429_222202.jpg
     
  12. Trench Sweeper

    Trench Sweeper On the day of your birth death began stalking you

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    I haven't had it "forever" but I have had it a few years now and still haven't shot it.
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  13. Bren

    Bren NRA Life Member

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    The only guns I keep that aren't for regular shooting are some given to me by my father, passed down through the family - my grandfather's Winchester Model 12, my great-grandfather's S&W M&P .38, Marlin 1894 that belonged to a state trooper who used to hunt with us and Dad gave it to me after he died, S&W Model 60 that my grandmother carried since the '60s and gave to me in the late '80s, Riverside sxs shotgun that was used to commit the first murder my father ever investigated, and a few more.
     
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    Kolb Baby Hammerless .22 Short

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  15. ktanative

    ktanative GlockaMania

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    I go a 6" Colt Python Stainless years ago, Never had the time to shoot it and it later just became more of a possession than a shooter for me.
     
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    mac66 Huge Member Millennium Member

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    I have an M1 Carbine, a Winchester made in 1944 I've had for more than 20 years and never shot. All original with matching numbers and correct codes. It had two original mags, a sling and an oiler.

    The dang ammo seems so expensive for it that I've been collecting ball ammo for it over the years. Last year I bought 500 rounds of Fed 110 gr SP that was sold to Israel and then repatriated for a good price. I swear I'm going to take some of it and shoot it through this rifle ...soon.

    To be honest I'm afraid of shooting it. What if jams? What if I can't hit the broad side of a barn with it? I don't want to be disappointed so I've chosen not to shoot it. But I will eventually...soon.
     
  17. Steel & Wood

    Steel & Wood Build the Wall

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    I used to have a 6-inch blued python. I don't like to talk about it.
     
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