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I still believe a Ruger Stainless steel single six convertible would be the best one for me.

As much as I love double action revolvers and 1911’s make mine a single six if I can only have one.
 

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If we are restricted to hand guns then I would have a hard time choosing but it would be a single six Ruger 22/ 22mag convertable now if it were long guns then I would say the Ruger number 1 light sporter in 7x57mR or maybe a Savage 24 in 30-30 over a 20 gage But guns are like Doritos you cant have just one.

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Well...i play this mind game often. I suppose I have kind of a cheat on it though. The gun would be a 1911. The cheat is that I have a Nelson .22 conversion; I also reload for .45 Super in addition to .45 ACP and I have a drop in barrel for .400 CorBon.

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Now if we have gone to just one gun and a switch barrel system it would be a TCR 83 with 15 barrels that I have Hornet up to 47-70
most calibers well covered.

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These "one gun" threads always end up the same! So far no one has chosen just ONE gun in ONE caliber! Now, it could be argued the OP didn't specify just one caliber or gauge, but choosing a multi caliber/gauge platform COULD be called cheating! :)

Don't get me wrong - I'm not criticizing anyone for "fudging" on their pick. I enjoy reading these threads and people have some interesting choices. Of course everyone's choice depends largely on where they live and what use(s) they have for their gun(s).

My choice if limited to one gun: A 12 gauge pump with a 22"-24" vent rib barrel with screw in choke tubes, and a set of clamp on open sights. Covers everything from sparrows to Brown bears and home defense. It's not the gun I like best, but is (in my opinion) the most logical choice for only one gun.
 

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These "one gun" threads always end up the same! So far no one has chosen just ONE gun in ONE caliber! Now, it could be argued the OP didn't specify just one caliber or gauge, but choosing a multi caliber/gauge platform COULD be called cheating! :)

Don't get me wrong - I'm not criticizing anyone for "fudging" on their pick. I enjoy reading these threads and people have some interesting choices. Of course everyone's choice depends largely on where they live and what use(s) they have for their gun(s).

My choice if limited to one gun: A 12 gauge pump with a 22"-24" vent rib barrel with screw in choke tubes, and a set of clamp on open sights. Covers everything from sparrows to Brown bears and home defense. It's not the gun I like best, but is (in my opinion) the most logical choice for only one gun.
You gonna walk stiff legged when you carry it into church on Sunday morning? :tango_face_angel:
 

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Spruce I think you nailed it when we have a post what one gun only we are off and running, I like this one but then again I think I could do better where I hunt if I had this one but then again I never could choose only one. I think the only one applies to a wife which is to be for life and even then some cant make up their mind glad I did on that one. SMILE.

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My choice would be a .22 rifle.
Of the four deer that I've killed in my life, I could have gotten them all with a .22 in the ear hole.
And 500 rounds takes up the same space as 25 shotgun shells.
 
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Well I started this thread in the handgun section. Thinking one handgun. If I could have a long gun too it would be my drilling. A krieghoff 16x16 over a 7x57R. I have 22lr and 22mag inserts for the right barrel and a zeiss scope in claw mounts. It would be my hunting gun.
 

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Byron when we start a thread it is off to the races I don't remember ever seeing one that stayed on topic for long is that what they mean by Highjacked thread but at least they keep rolling along for a while instead of dying with a couple of post and we learn what other members like. Maybe when we do post we should say stay on topic one and one only please.

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I didn't even look ate the category, so I'll back and say that of my current handguns it would be my bounty hunter 22/22mag.
If buying a new one it would be a stainless single six, I just can't wrap my mind around a single 10.
 

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I think a lot of us are the same look at recent discussions and start typing so back to the original topic I would say a Ruger single six convertible 22/22mag. That will kill about anything we are more than likely to get a chance to shoot at.

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Title just said "gun" so I was thinking any gun, not just handgun.

So for one handgun I'll go with a 4" 357 Magnum. .38 wadcutters for small game, 125 grain .357 HP for SD, 158 gr SP or hard cast for larger critters.
 
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