I say least useful, the criteria is very flexible, least used, most regret buying, least practical, the first one you would get rid of, whatever you want to post. Give us a word about how or why you came to own it and why you regret or dislike it.
I will start by citing my RG 22 caliber revolver which I inherited. Horrible trigger. I've never shot it. Can't get past that trigger. Bleeeaaaac!
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Bersa Thunder .380 full-size... It is fun to shoot but that's about it. It's heavier and larger than some 9mm handguns. It has exorbitantly expensive ammo in these times. It's only a single-stack magazine but has over-sized grip panels so it's as thick (literally) as the double-stack Thunder .380. In essence, it lacks power and has no carrying advantage over a larger caliber gun. I bought it at the time because it was reasonably-priced, I had heard very good reviews of the gun and it was my first center-fire pistol purchase. Also, there weren't readily-available .380 pocket pistols back in 2001 when it was purchased. Now, it's pretty much useless...
My ruger 22/45 but thats only because I took it apart and a tiny little spring popped out and I have to get it put back in before I will use it. But in a week or two none of my guns will be any less useful or fun than the other including the 2 exact same single shot 12ga. I have.
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Re: Your least useful firearm
None of my guns are junk, at least not to me they aren't. I have an old single barrel 12ga that most of you would think was junk, but that gun, and I have shot a truck load of game in the many years I have owned it. The least used gun I own is a Remington 1100 12ga., with a 30" full choke barrel that I won in a Duck's Unlimited raffal back in 87, on a $1 ticket. The comb is too high, and I find it difficult to shoot well. I am thinking of buying two new barrels for it, and reworking the stock. I won't be getting rid of it though, it is the gun that both of my boys killed their first deer with. Just got to spend some money on it so I will be comfortabe with it.
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Least useful, least used, least favorite, all fodder for this post.
Another, this one least used, a CVA 12 gauge muzzle loading double barrel shotgun. Haven't shot it since about '84. My buddys and I all bought one. We were hunting in Guana WMA and four of us were lined up on a firelane. It was very quiet. I heard a click, click, dad-burn-it. Romp, romp, romp, romp, romp. Then two louder click, click. Doggone it. Romp, romp, romp, romp, romp. Here comes a hog. I take aim, squeeze, click, click. Son of a gun. The hog runs off, romp, romp, romp, romp, romp. I hear one final pair of clicks. Click, click &*$$%! and a final romp, romp, romp, romp, romp. Four hunters drop the hammer on eight barrels at one hog and not one bang. I never shot the gun again. It's available if you want to buy it.
Old Charter Arm Undercover, 2", five-shot 38 Special. It does not fire all the time, which, pretty much, makes it worthless. Charter says they will repair the old Charter company's guns, for 45 bucks. Thinking about it. I don't have anything in this, so for 45 dollars I'll have a working firearm. Still thinking.
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either my fathers smith&wesson .22mag revolver (model 17 i think). or his smith and wesson .32 revolver (model 36...i think). the .22 mag has NEVER been fired (unless it was made after they started test firing at the factory.. i dont know what year it was made. and since im posting from school its not readily available to look at the sn ) and the .32 is the one firearm that i have that i dont have ammo for. ive shot it 6 times since ive had it..
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The Marlin piece of crap .22 semi auto I just bought. First time out shooting it, the bolt release breaks. !!!!!! Should have bought a Ruger 10/22. Oh, and some old military thing that doesn't work. You'd have to pry the rest of my guns out of my cold dead fingers.
Mine would be my old, beat up H. Schmidt .22 single action revolver. It's not very accurate, the sights are so tiny they're almost impossible to use, it has no bluing left on it, so it looks like I picked it up out of a farm field, and I have to manually advance the cylinder for each shot until I can get the parts I need to fix it. It was however, my grandfather's favourite gun, so I will never get rid of it, despite it's uselessness.
I dont rally own a fire arm that I dont shoot. Hell my old P38 still gets a round or two every so often. Last time I fired it I dropped a stray dog that chased the neighbors 14 y/o girl in the house. Still just as acurate as the day she was new.
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Ours would be the Derringer in .38 Special and a trigger pull that requires a Farmall "M" tractor to pull it !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I have that same thing! It's my least useful, too.
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