What was your first gun you ever purchased?

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  1. john39

    john39 Fawn

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    Mine was a single shot shotgun (I can’t even remember the brand) but I remember it was called the silver hunter. Super cheap is the only reason I bought it, didn’t have any money then I just wanted to buy a gun when I turned 18, I believe it was $129.99 at the bargain barn in Jasper. That thing would just about kill you every time you pulled the trigger. I tried finding them online and I can’t find them, I remember it was made in Turkey though. What was all y’all’s first purchases?

    edit: it was a TR imports silver eagle 12 gauge youth. I can’t find one that looks like mine but it’s stainless, all I see now is blued.
     
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  2. Meatstick

    Meatstick 12 pointer

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    Ruger Super Blackhawk .44 at a gun show when I was 15 with my own hard earned tobacco cash. Up until then, my Dad kept me in pretty good shape on guns. I just HAD to have a Blackhawk. It's been an expensive, but increasingly wise addiction since.
    From the time I was about 4yo Dad was taking me to the gun shows and buying fine peices. I was raised in it lol. We still go to most of the gun shows around. 90% of the guns I had before the boating accident came from gun shows.
     
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  3. Feedman

    Feedman Cyber-Hunter

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    Itaca 20 gauge singe shot shotgun. I was 14
     
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  4. KY Swamp Beagler

    KY Swamp Beagler 12 pointer

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    It was a used Marlin 30 AW in .30-30. I was 15 and paid $250 cash.
     
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  5. rcb216

    rcb216 12 pointer

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    Some type of Mauser 7.62x54. $60 found out it was stolen and gave it back to owner. First real legal purchase was a model 336 30-30. Loved that old Mauser. Thing would shoot. Killed two deer first day I got it.
     
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  6. HeadedWest

    HeadedWest 6 pointer

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    Remington 870 Youth Model at 12.

    Mowed yards, raked leaves, plucked golf balls, and saved up a lot of Birthday money to buy that gun. There were no guns in our house until I bought mine.
     
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  7. DH13

    DH13 12 pointer

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    First gun i ever had my dad bought me. 410 single barrel stevens 94c. First gun i ever bought 357 blackhawk at 16. Saved up farm work money and dad bought it for me many moons ago.
     
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  8. 1wildcatfan

    1wildcatfan 12 pointer

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    - Savage Anshultz 22 mag. Then
    - Dan Wesson 357 with multiple barrels then
    - rem 7600 30-06
     
  9. carnivore

    carnivore 12 pointer

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    Gold desert eagle :cool:

    Actually a mossberg 9200 12 gauge. Still shoots great. 28 inch barrel, and a 24 inch rifled slug barrel.​
     
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  10. Ataulbe1

    Ataulbe1 12 pointer

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    .357 Ruger Security-Six was first I bought.

    An old Stevens single shot breakdown .410 was the first I ever owned.
     
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  11. jblack1

    jblack1 10 pointer

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    Revelation 12G pump shotgun
     
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  12. bigbonner

    bigbonner 12 pointer

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    12 GA Stevens single barrel shot gun . Bought at Western Auto. I think I paid $62 for it and I was 11 years old .
    Bought it with money I made stripping tobacco.
     
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  13. bird whisperer

    bird whisperer 12 pointer

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    Remington 700 in 270 when I was in College. Put it on layaway, stopped by the store every payday until it was mine.
     
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  14. kyhunter99

    kyhunter99 12 pointer

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    No way!! That was my 2nd gun i ever got. Loved it.
     
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  15. bowhunter269

    bowhunter269 12 pointer

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    First I owned was a Stevens model 311A 16 gauge side by side. Gift from Dad at Christmas. My first purchase was a Savage 110 in .270. Still have both.
     

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