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What is your favorite brand of firearm?

Discussion in 'The Weekly Poll' started by CtChevy427, Nov 20, 2011.

What is your favorite brand of firearm?

  1. Beretta Arms

    6.3%
  2. Browning

    12.5%
  3. Colt Defense

    12.5%
  4. Glock

    12.5%
  5. Heckler & Koch

    3.1%
  6. Kel-Tec Arms

    3.1%
  7. Marlin Firearms

    18.8%
  8. O.F. Mossberg & Sons

    6.3%
  9. Remington Arms

    40.6%
  10. Sturm, Ruger & Co.

    12.5%
  11. Springfield Armory

    31.3%
  12. Other

    40.6%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. CtChevy427

    CtChevy427 Still Kicking.... Staff Member Lead Moderator

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    This weeks contribution by RI Chevy Silveradoman.....


    What is your favorite brand of firearm?

    This is a multiple choice poll for those that just can't decide.



    Always looking for poll ideas post them HERE or send me a PM.......
     
  2. btfarm

    btfarm 300,000 Worth Staff Member Moderator

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    I put Springfield and Marlin because, of all the different brands I've had, those 2 have been the most reliable by far. But I haven't had guns from all those other choices, just some of 'em and some not listed.
     
  3. BudTX

    BudTX Edjumacated Redneck

    Beretta shotguns, Remington bolt guns, S&W (not the current crap) for revolvers, Glock for semiauto handguns (although Sigs are nicer).
     
  4. Unit453

    Unit453 Cruises comfortably at 140... Staff Member Administrator

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    Good thread. I voted for Colt and Springfield. Lots of experience with both and I've been happy with both.
     
  5. Ed HD

    Ed HD Formerly: Dad's 05 LLY

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    Not well versed in rifles/handguns, but all of us shoot Beretta (or Beretta owned Benelli) shotguns. Never have any problems with 'em.
     
  6. trouttrooper

    trouttrooper Big Blocks ROCK!!!

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    Nampa, ID
    My Glock duty weapons have made me a believer of their reliability.

    Can't go wrong with basic Rem. 870 shotgun. My Rem. 700 30.06 has never given me problems. First rifle I ever owned was a Winchester .243 youth ranger. Still have it and it is a tack driver. It's had tons of rounds put through it, never has had a problem.
     
  7. Grendahl

    Grendahl Does not play well with others

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    In rifles I'm kinda partial to the old Lee Enfield and M95 Mauser. The AR-15 is still the one I'd choose first though. In shotguns I like my Ithaca 51 for clay shooting and my Remington 870 for home defense.
     
  8. radar1053

    radar1053 Recruit

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    May 8, 2008
    Loveland CO
    Since I am new to the firearms and only have my Springfield XDM 40 I really could only vote that one choice. But I really like what I have !!!!!
     
  9. Pepperidge

    Pepperidge Member Advocate Staff Member Lead Moderator

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    Remington bolt action rifles
    Remington shotguns
    Sig side arms (someone forgot that one in the poll)
     
  10. Clark20ry

    Clark20ry Agent #58 OB-DII A(ALCU)

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    What the hell man. No Kimber? No Taurus?....
     
  11. bison

    bison Well-Known Member

    My favorite is a rebored to 308 BRNO mauser bolt action(pre WWll).
    and a Remington 270,...i got other brands,not listed.
     
  12. 3500GMC

    3500GMC What T F, over

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    Nashport, Ohio
    Voted other.

    Sig P226 9mm 15+1, fine German steel, very good sidearm.

    I have a Savage 112FV heavy barrel precision varminter in 25-06 that will absolutely destroy things well beyond 500 yards. For a low dollar rig it is amazing. One hole groups out of the box. I like it so well I bought one in .223, also excellent.

    I like a lot of brands, just depends on the job. Shotguns, levers, muzzleloaders, sporters, revolvers, rimfire etc.
     
  13. RI Chevy Silveradoman

    RI Chevy Silveradoman At your service Staff Member Moderator

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    Rhode Island
    I've had one of most every brand of quality firearm made. But I must admit, I am an H&K guy. I collect them. :D
     
  14. BudTX

    BudTX Edjumacated Redneck

    Do you have an MP5? I used to compete in tactical carbine matches, and had a buddy who had an MP5. It was a sweet little carbine, but was a pain to keep running right.
     
  15. RI Chevy Silveradoman

    RI Chevy Silveradoman At your service Staff Member Moderator

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    Rhode Island
    No MP5, but I have a some civilian model rifles. I shot many MP5's, when working, and never had any issues at all with them. I have most of the P7 series, a few USP's, and sold a P7M13 that I carried for 10 years and had over 25K rounds through it without a malfunction. They are in a league of their own.
     
  16. SfcJones

    SfcJones A(ACLU) SGT. SLAUGHTER

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    May 3, 2008
    South Ga.
    Oh my, I voted for Springfield and Colt as I have used both of them and own both of them, I also like my old S&W 45 and my new Ruger SR9c....
     
  17. Ithaca37s

    Ithaca37s Double naught spy

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    Smith and Wesson How could you forgrt one of the oldest brands in the country!
     
  18. Heartbeat Hauler

    Heartbeat Hauler A(ACLU) Agent Yoda

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    May 4, 2008
    Morgantown, WV
    I like the Marlins and Springfield, but really the one I like best is the one I have in my hand when I need it! ;)
     
  19. RayMich

    RayMich Active Member

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    Brands that I like:

    Springfield Armory pistols & rifles; Smith & Wesson revolvers, M&P rifles and M&P pistols; Remington shotguns & rifles; Mossberg Shotguns; Glock Pistols; Winchester rifles & shotguns; Daniel Defense carbines; LMT rifles; LaRue rifles; Colt revolvers, pistols & carbines (NOT the crap .22 AR rifles made by UMAREX).

    At one time I would have also picked Marlin, but ever since they were bought out by the Freedom Group in 2008, which is owned by Cerberus (Yes, the same private investment company that owned Chrysler just before the Fed's bail-out) and they shut down the 140 year old factory in CT in 2010, fired the production workers and moved production to the Remington factories in NY and NC, Marlin quality and customer service has turned to absolute CRAP. To the point that Remington has been forced to stop production of all Marlin lever action rifles until some time next year. It will take a very long time for Marlin to regain its reputation, if ever. The only Marlin rifles worth having are those made at their North Haven, CT factory by long time Marlin craftsmen before that plant was shut down and the workers fired.
     
  20. Gunar

    Gunar Member

    Hello your Hunters:thumbsup:


    Can in America or Canada or Alaska just go anybody in a Gun Shop and buy Pistols and Rifles? Or do you need a Permission for this?.?


    Greetings...
    Gunar
     

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