What's the most unique long gun you've shot?

What’s the most unique long gun you’ve ever shot? And what long gun do you want to shoot next?

I shot a Sharps Buffalo rifle. The guy loaded black powder rounds for it. It was OLD.

I don’t know what I would like to shoot next, but I’m sure somebody will have something cool to shoot at my gun club this summer.

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M1 Garand! PING haha! It was fun. Nailed the gong at 200 on all but the first round. Next?!? Colt M1855 would be great. A revolving cylinder rifle.

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Winchester Model 1897

Winchester 04-22 Mod

What to shoot next, not sure

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A M1918 BAR. Was so much fun. But what a heavy weapon that is.

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The most unique is a Mosin Nagant. The long gun I would like to shoot is a full auto Tommy Gun.

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M1 Garand

I want to shoot a 6.5 creedmoor bolt gun. I know it’s not exotic but I think it’d be fun

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Ruger AC556, the SWAT team had those prior to getting MP5s. I wasn’t SWAT by any means, but I got the chance to shoot it and I took it.

Most exotic is my pre-WWII Schmidt-Rubin 7.5×55mm
Next might not be exotic and its definitely not a long gun, but its the Chiappa Rhino

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A Hawkins .58 cal, mini-ball, black powder and a Damascus double barreled 12 gauge shotgun.

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7.7mm Jap Rifle. Used to be dads. My Grandpap bought two of them for $12.
7.7mm can be bored out to use 30.06 bullets.

the second would be the Sears and Roebuck 22 that is actually a Marlin.

For my wife it would the Thompson Center 50 cal black powder.

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Does an M203 count? LOL

Mike

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@Michael1 yes, I’d say that counts!

@BJP I had one of those Sears/Marlins once!
That was two marriages ago… wonder what became of it… :thinking:

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The T/C 50 cal black powder my wife shot

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When I was stationed at Ft. Hood,TX I fired a 155 MM Howitzer back in 1969 it is definitely rolling thunder fired it just over 18.5 Miles

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I had to look up the size of the 155MM


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That’s a little bit bigger than what I’ve shot so far, @Robert8. :slight_smile:

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Well you know my motto Dawn, “Go big or go home” but seriously, it’s serious business. No room for mistakes or do overs. I think golfers call it a Mulligan

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Yup - a Mulligan (after a few well chosen other words usually :slight_smile: )

I don’t know if I’ll ever get to shoot something that big, @Robert8, but I’m OK with that.

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I was on a 155mm gun as well. It’s pretty cool.

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My Swiss 1911 Gewehr (Rifle). It was built in 1918, and has a 30.7 inch barrel. This is a LONG gun lol. It also came with a “troop tag” behind the butt plate. Despite being over a century old, this rifle is a great shooter!

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