View Poll Results: What is your age group?

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  • 50 ~ 59?

    224 24.27%
  • 40 ~ 49?

    162 17.55%
  • 30 ~ 39?

    146 15.82%
  • 21 ~ 29?

    170 18.42%
  • Under 21?

    22 2.38%
  • 60 ~60+?

    199 21.56%
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    I like you Charlie have been around a while. Carried stub noses for 40 + years. Wife bought a 1911 S&W. I started playing with it, and got me one. I'll never get rid of my revolovers, but these new autos work. I got one tuppaware gun, but it just don't move my soul. These new auto's are not the jam a matics that they were 25 to 30 years ago. I carry both on and off, just what ever strikes my fancy that day.

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    I tried the 1911's and I hate the hammer and gip safety bite that is associated with carrying concealed. I love to shoot them, don't get me wrong. Alot of smackdown with a 230-gr .45 acp anything. But I encountered brass that just seemed to not want to keep the bullet tight, and when the slide cycled the bullet a 230-gr FMJ was rammed into the cartridge. This of course made me feel less confident of the Springfield GI's perfomance. But getting back to getting bitten when getting into a car by the hammer and grip safety.

    I guess 1911's are just not for me.....

    But my carry gun is a 2" 5 shot 44 loaded at 44 spl velosties. Still got alot of smackdown too.
    Last edited by "JB"; 10-12-2006 at 07:56 AM.

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    Wow, I just made it into the 60+ category by a few weeks.

    I actually like all guns but I do have a fondness for S&W's. I have a 36,60,19,10,66 and 29 currently.

    I am just as likely to go out the door with a 2" snubbie,A Kel-tec or a mini Glock in my pocket. A lot of times I let the weather and conditions dictate what I carry.

    I also like Glocks and 1911s so I guess I just like most handguns.
    Last edited by old frank; 12-24-2006 at 08:29 PM.

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    This is an interesting topic. I am 42, but I have to admit that I didn't get the revolver bug until 2 years ago. I was always into all the fancy new semi-automatics. Plus I always believed if you didn't own a Glock, you didn't own a gun.. Then I discovered Kimber

    I have to admit I still own semi-automatics 3 to 1 to revolvers, but I truly do enjoy shooting all of them equally.

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    I am 66. I am not the oldest to reply...am I? I hope not. I want to hear someone call me youngster again.

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    At 63 I don't care if is wheel or auto as long as it goes bang when I want it to. I would like a Gatlin gun though.

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    All I know is there is a bunch of old s on here . Just kidding! I actually like wheel guns also. I have not bought any because I will inherit several. (Not anytime soon I hope)

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    I like all guns single shot, manual multiple, semi auto and full auto. Just can't afford ammo for full auto. Thats a shame.

    Bob, The Auto poll listed names by age group. This Poll doesn't seem to do so. Is there a reason or am I not looking in the right place?

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    Allright! Now that I'm over 60 I can get a revolver! Works for me.

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    Smile

    I'm 40 and thinking about buying another prelock Smith & Wesson

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    I get to answer in both categories. Iam 24 and have a S&W .38 but iam more parcial to semi's

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Wright View Post
    I just assumed with age came wisdom.


    As in my case.

    Bob Wright
    I'll be 60 in August.
    I'm getting the age.

    Jury is still out on the wisdom part.

    Carry and love to shoot both, but 8 to 1 in favor of revolvers right now.
    (All Smiths.)
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    Well Bob you didn't say what for?????? In open country my wheel gun is 1st in line,either 45colt Ruger birdheads 3 1/2" or Ruger Security-Six snubbie .357. These are great for 4 leg critters.......... now for 2leg critters when I have to go shopping with the wife autos all the way 1911s or P-11 kel-tec(it gets damn hot in Va in summer time ). Sorry Bob didn't help you much other than I love most all firearms! J.R.

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    I'm surprised to find my age group, (50-59), leads the way. Good to know this is a "well seasoned" forum! Bill T.

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    28 here and after owning a few semi-auto's, I find myself more and more going torwards wheel guns.

    I just bought my first in a Taurus Raging Bull .500 w/ the 4" barrel. Now to convince the wife I need a S&W .460XVR as well a few S&W Snub noses.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MarcoAD View Post
    28 here and after owning a few semi-auto's, I find myself more and more going torwards wheel guns.

    I just bought my first in a Taurus Raging Bull .500 w/ the 4" barrel. Now to convince the wife I need a S&W .460XVR as well a few S&W Snub noses.
    Your very astute for your age! As the late, great Bill Jordan once said, "If you need more than six, YOU LOST!". Bill T.

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    That's why they(AARP) don't get my money each year and the gun forums and NRA do

    RJ
    I'm of the younger gender here(57). When aarp sends me their 'stuff'? in the mail, I put a gun related article in the return envelope. Every time.
    Thats what I do with all my junk mail return envelopes. I find good articles that interest me and send it back to em. I don't know if the one who opens them up can read English or not or they just get thrown in the garbage. It's still worth a try and it's their dime.

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    Turned 60 in August and own twice as many revolvers as I do auto's. For a CCW it's an SP101 in 357 mag or if lightly dressed a NAA 22 Mag and for a house gun a Ruger P94 in 40 S&W. My 1911 is an Auto Ordinance that I put as much into a smiths job as it cost me new. It is reliable but cocked and locked still bothers me. Maybe I'm getting old.

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    Oops. I just noticed after clicking on the numbers that I chose the wrong choice. I'm supposed to be in the 21-29 group.

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    I am 33 and prefer revolvers. Right now, my favorite is a Ruger Redhawk in .44 Mag.

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    I'm 52 with a mine of a 21 year old and a body of a 72 year old. I even have the machineguns when I'm walking. I have to load up with texmex first.

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    51 and growing older by the day!Don't know about the wisdom but I try.

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    37 to exact.

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    As I'm constantly reminded - 40 is less that 2yrs away.

    Own both, prefer my auto.

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    wow: I voted when "Bob' started this. Didn't bother to add anything.
    With the body of a 100yr old thats been run over by a freight train, mind of a 5yr old on 'ridlin' enjoying 56.
    Now 'Bob' sir; of course my shooting falls equally into both categories.
    I get the 'hots' this week and flipflop

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