"Worst gun I ever bought was..."

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Re: "Worst gun I ever bought was..."

Post by Lgaam » Tue May 14, 2019 7:47 pm

tolofrhr wrote:
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I had a ParaOrdnance double stack .45. I loved the feel of the gun, I have bit hands and it filled out great. Unreliable as hell. I was lucky to get a full magazine through it. Didn't matter what ammo. This was back in the mid 90's. Maybe they got better but Ill never have one again.
I had a P13.45. It was marginal out of the box. I did A LOT of shoveling brass, pressure washing shooting benches, and cleaning up in general in exchange for a bunch of work. Ejection port, feed ramp, custom safety work.... it was tuned to like Hydroshocks. It still didn't like Black Talons when they came out. I still regret selling it.
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Re: "Worst gun I ever bought was..."

Post by keltex78 » Tue May 14, 2019 8:00 pm

I had an Intratec AB10. Purchased new for $150, years later sold it for twice that to someone who really wanted it. Took the $300, and put that toward a full size Bersa Thunder 9mm. I know I got the better part of that deal, never regretted letting that one go.

Interesting thing was, the pistol was 100% reliable. I don't ever remember having a failure of any sort. Thing was very inaccurate though. The report was always a peculiar "pop"sound rather than a typical "bang". One day, I dropped a 9mm bullet through the barrel, and it fell straight through without engaging the rifling. :roll:

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Re: "Worst gun I ever bought was..."

Post by TL1000RSquid » Wed May 15, 2019 12:23 am

I had a intratec too but i had the one with the shroud on the barrel. I had similar results for all the shit i heard people talk about it being unreliable junk it ran fine for me but accuracy was whole nother story. better sights and a brace may of made a difference but braces didnt exist when i had it.
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Re: "Worst gun I ever bought was..."

Post by Crosspower » Wed May 15, 2019 7:55 am

tolofrhr wrote:
Tue May 14, 2019 7:38 pm
I had a ParaOrdnance double stack .45. I loved the feel of the gun, I have bit hands and it filled out great. Unreliable as hell. I was lucky to get a full magazine through it. Didn't matter what ammo. This was back in the mid 90's. Maybe they got better but Ill never have one again.
Maybe you had one with a problem. I ran one in USPC shooting for a couple years and it was as reliable as a Glock. It's one of the 2 pistols I really regret trading.
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Re: "Worst gun I ever bought was..."

Post by Dbaudo1 » Wed May 15, 2019 11:47 am

This is fun. My worst was a hipoint cf380. Threw a dumb bid in on one on GB and ended up winning. Worst part is I didn’t even notice it didn’t come with any mags. So all in with mags I spent more than I should. It does go bang but is one heavy and ugly piece of work.
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Re: "Worst gun I ever bought was..."

Post by Dbaudo1 » Wed May 15, 2019 11:48 am

Oh yeah. If there was a positive about that thing is that I learned to pay attention to what I’m bidding on.
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Re: "Worst gun I ever bought was..."

Post by oldfrank » Wed May 15, 2019 12:35 pm

I guess I have been lucky as I have owned many,many guns and never had one that I hated or was unreliable. Some required minor tweaking but nothing major.
I have had some that I tried to like but they just never worked out for me. Ruger LC9, smooth trigger and reliable but I just never liked it.
Glock 43 was the hardest gun to hit with I have ever owned. Me and it just butted heads.
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Re: "Worst gun I ever bought was..."

Post by colonel00 » Wed May 15, 2019 12:46 pm

Tejas Products wrote:
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I forgot to add S&W SD40VE. Bought it, put 50 rounds through it and sold it all within 48 hours. As a matter of fact I used that money to buy my first Canik. Guess you could say I went from worst to best.
Heh, I still have mine. It's my only 40 so it has kept a home though I can't remember the last time I even shot it. It just sits with a mag full of Hydroshock or something as a backup to my backup to my backup for home defense :-D
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Post by LT USN (Ret.) » Thu Jun 04, 2020 7:57 am

"My favorite gun...." is very active, how about the other end of the spectrum?
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Post by Jester560 » Thu Jun 04, 2020 10:52 am

Automag 22 WMR

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Post by zeda3000 » Thu Jun 04, 2020 11:08 am

My worst gun was Sarsilmaz SP 512 Trap Shotgun, all parts broke just in year.
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Re: "Worst gun I ever bought was..."

Post by oldfrank » Sat Jun 06, 2020 11:01 am

The worst gun I ever bought was not terrible. just not for me!
After carrying a Kel-Tec P32 in my pocket for years I bought a PF-9 in 9mm. It was basically a woods carry gun and to have it with me when going hunting or fishing in the wee hours of the morning and night.
It was very reliable and never gave me any problems but you had to let the trigger almost all the way out before it set for the next shot. I could never get used to that as I am used to firing from reset so I let someone else hold it along with a holster and mags!
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Re: "Worst gun I ever bought was..."

Post by One1 » Sat Jun 06, 2020 12:16 pm

M&P 45 full size with extended slide. The only way that trigger could be any worse is if they replaced it with a potato.
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Re: "Worst gun I ever bought was..."

Post by jgillaspy » Sat Jun 06, 2020 1:44 pm

tolofrhr wrote:
Tue May 14, 2019 7:38 pm
I had a ParaOrdnance double stack .45. I loved the feel of the gun, I have bit hands and it filled out great. Unreliable as hell. I was lucky to get a full magazine through it. Didn't matter what ammo. This was back in the mid 90's. Maybe they got better but Ill never have one again.
That is so sad to hear that. I've owned 2 of the P14.45s and I love mine. Sold the first one to put food on the table and then got another many years later. Wonderful firearm and eats anything I load in it.

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