Home Question of the Day Question of the Day: What One Word Would You Use to Describe... Question of the Day Question of the Day: What One Word Would You Use to Describe Your Carry/Favorite Gun? By Dan Zimmerman - March 18, 2015 159 Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Email [h/t Westin Floeter] RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR How Are You Locating Ammunition These Days? What Will You Buy With Your $600 Stimulus Check? I Love .32 ACP Pistols, But Is That Enough Any More? 159 COMMENTS companion Reply Death. Reply Raifu. Reply This. So much this. Reply Yeah. Can’t touch this. We have a winner! Reply Ready Reply Present. Reply This If you don’t have it, it’s useless. Reply Functional. Reply Solid. Reply Snake? Please tell me it’s a Mk23 or an Operator. Reply Chambered Reply Perfection Reply Nice. Reply For my EDC, an STI Duty One 4″, the one word I would use is “tool”. For my favorite gun, a custom made .50cal flintlock rifle, I’d say “legendary”. JWT Reply hammer Reply I lol’d Reply .45 Reply Reliable. Reply That’s exactly what I would say for mine, and to me it’s the most impotant Reply +1 Reply +2 Reply Damn that picture reminded me of my seller’s remorse. Should have never gotten rid of that MP45 even if I wanted to purchase one I can’t because it is no longer on California’s “Safe Gun List”. Reply Buy used PPT, or consignment. Search or post interest on CalGuns. There are ways to acquire off roster. I have made several acquisitions of low and no mileage off roster handguns through local FFL’s over the years and have not been disappointed yet. One was a Sig 220 Super Match that appeared un-used. Having a keen eye, and disassembling to thoroughly examine the prospective piece for wear, usage marks or abuse, or alternatively lack of, is key. Reply Big. Long fingers make the tiny pocket pistols not as much fun to shoot. I still suck with the two finger grip single stacks. Reply Sex Reply MURIKA’!!! Reply One word and a number – .357 magnum. Reply experienced Reply Effective. Reply That’s what I was going to say. Reply Reachable Reply Mine Reply SIG Reply Perfection Reply Warthog Reply Accurate Reply Ditto Reply goodenough Reply One word? Reply Pew-pew! Reply Powerhouse Reply Bling-bling y’all! But seriously… Stylish / Functional / Tried / Tested http://www.sigsauer.com/CatalogProductDetails/1911-c3.aspx Reply Tiffany Reply Glad to see I’m not the only one who names my guns. My carry gun is Molly. Reply How about Polly as in polymer? Reply My Kahr PM9 is Tiffany blue. 🙂 Reply CZ 2075= All around awesome Reply and practical. Reply Mine is called Micro RAMIus. I don’t carry it often though. Reply classic It’s a .38 snubbie. Don’t get much more old school than that Reply +1 I was going to say the same word about mine, so now I will use this one: Comfortable. Reply That works, too. In a pocket holster I’ll often forget that I have it. Reply Dependable. Reply Bertha Reply ВЕПРь Reply Pistol Reply Beared. Reply Happiness. Reply Life It’s a protector of life. It’s a taker of life. It’s a lifestyle. It’s a life-changing decision to carry or use. It alters, affects, impacts and provides a wholly different view of your, and your loved-ones lives. I would even say it’s a display of the love of life (as contradictory as that may sound to antis). Reply Trustworthy Reply influence Reply Non-negotiable Reply Thor Reply LOL….that’s awesome… Reply Mjolnir. Reply hahaha….. That’s what I call my G20 (10mm w/ 460 Rowland conversion). Reply “Myeuh-muh? What’s Myeuh-muh?” Reply Slick Reply Trusted Reply Accurate…reliable…lethal Reply Reliable Reply Sweet (for smooth, lighter feeling than actual trigger pull rated lbs) Reply Handy Reply Insurance. Reply I call her Tess for short. Reply Confidence Reply Dakka! Always need more… Reply MORE DAKKA FOR DA BAD HUMIES! Reply Ghost. Reply Is. Reply Necessary. Reply Disposable. Reply jennings or lorcin? Reply Glock Reply Confidence Reply FREEDOM Reply Juez…Jurado…Verdugo Reply Mine Reply Reliable Reply precious Reply Infidel. Just like me… Reply Buddy. Stupid question, though. No matter what you call it, it wont come. Reply Marge Reply Stock Reply nice Reply lol what a stupid question Reply Because it is my very most favorite gun I call it… Vera. Reply Better than Elenor. Reply It was a Firefly reference. Reply As much as I hate to admit it I call my carry gun my personal “blaster.” I also have my favorite AR and AK that I call respectively “Shootie & Blastie.” Reply https://youtu.be/V268Qk6-xsw Reply Heat. Reply Elvis…………”Thank you, thank you very much”. Reply OLD Reply 3 words: “Starting To Rust”. Reply Sweaty. Reply Hope. There is always hope. Reply And, of course, “never give up Hope!” Reply effective Reply Some of these are pretty awesome….! Reply roscoe Reply Ceska Reply “Well, we’re not going to let you get away with it.” “Who’s ‘we’?” “Me, and Charlie, and Zulu. Don’t let the name fool you, they’re both Eastern Europeans.” Thankfully, I don’t write movie scripts for a living. Reply Kindness. Reply Libtards call it my smalldickcompensation Reply Needy. Reply George. Reply Sig. It’s nice when the brand IS a befitting name. Reply open Reply fitfinishaccuratedependableaccurateconcealable Reply Fun post. I call mine Bang-Bang. That’s one word… Twice! 😎 Reply Vera Reply Nice! Reply shiny Reply I carry a .50 BMG with a 7 Inch barrl and a 7 Round mag with silencer. Hard to conceal but fun to pull on would be muggers. Reply I carry a .50 BMG with a 7 Inch barrel and a 7 Round mag with silencer. Hard to conceal but fun to pull on would be muggers. Reply That’ll work as a firearm or a club! 😀 Reply Ah. As in, “THAT’s not a gun! THIS is a gun!”, right? Reply Legal Reply My “one word” was boring. But I asked my wife the qotd and she said, “Boobies.” I laughed out loud. For some context she carries a Shield in a flashbang holster. Reply I’m picturing a lady asking a mugger, “You wanna see my boobies?” wait for it … BANG. Reply Slim. Reply Depends who is asking. If Obama’s administration….. Lost or Stolen If a friend ask…. Beautiful. Reply worthy Reply HK – the final word[s]? Reply I cannot decide, but it is one of these – freedom, survival, or nonnegotiable. Reply Non-existent. *sigh* Someday…. Reply go get yourself a Kahr CW 380 in the low $300s. Cheap, reliable, tiny, and reasonably easy to shoot. Reply Is there anyone in your area to loan you a handgun? Are you in Ohio? Reply Yeah, I’m in Ohio. The plan was to get one this year with our tax refund, had my eyes on a Ruger SR9c. But that fell through. Getting one will have to wait for a while. We ended up getting a car for my wife (we only had my truck), and while it kinda runs, it needs some work before it’s road worthy. Sounds like I bought a pile, but it’s solid, rust free (amazing for Ohio), and has a newer engine in it. Add in AWD and four doors, and It was a deal too good to pass up. It’ll be nice not packing my family of four into my regular cab pickup. My brother-in-law has a few guns, but he won’t loan me any. My wife asked him. He did offer to go with me to shop for one though. It’s kinda weird that I have none, yet my parents, who were against firearms in a house with kids, not only have one now (an M&P9), but also have conceal carry permits, and agree that we need to get one. Reply If someone at TTAG will give you my email address and you want to make contact, let’s see if we can’t figure something out. I’ve been wondering for some time if sites like GoFundMe could be used for those who cannot currently fund a primary firearm for themselves. It would be something that I believe other gun owners might be interested in helping out with. Heck, this is a needed private charity waiting to happen, IMHO. Boomstick. As in, “Alright you Primitive Screwheads, listen up! You see this? This… is my boomstick!” Reply Vera. Reply YES, haha. I need to get that engraved on my rifle if I ever get a sufficiently cool one. Reply Comfortable. It fits my hand just right. I’m surprised no one said Happiness. Because “Happiness is a warm gun.” Reply Forty-five. Reply Mine’s a 1911, so I of course call him “Captain America.” Reply An ugly little bit of cheez-whiz. OK, you wanted one word. Very well, here ’tis: “Ugly.” Followed by the mental thought “I suppose it’ll have to do.” Reply Justin, as in just in case, certainly not Bieber! Reply Efficacious or Melioristic Reply Liberty Reply Dependable, as in not 1 misfire or jamb since it was new in 1994. Reply That’s awesome. Mind my asking what particular piece of hardware has been that solid? Reply Sufficient. Reply Solid. It is Ruger Super Redhawk. Reply Heater Reply Abused Reply Cocked and Locked! Reply LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! 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