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#6205575 - 03/01/16 02:22 PM Texas State Firearm?
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A kinda interesting article showing the different states that have adopted a state firearm. What do ya'll think would be the best firearm to be called "The Texas State Firearm"?

http://www.chron.com/news/nation-world/a....php#item-38488
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#6205582 - 03/01/16 02:28 PM Re: Texas State Firearm? [Re: Palehorse]
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A few years ago Field and Stream named Texas' firearm as the Walker Colt. I thought it fairly appropriate.
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#6205587 - 03/01/16 02:29 PM Re: Texas State Firearm? [Re: Palehorse]
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#6205598 - 03/01/16 02:34 PM Re: Texas State Firearm? [Re: Palehorse]
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Even though it's named after another state, my vote would go to the Kentucky Long Rifle. It was the most effective weapon used to defend the Alamo, probably second only to the cannon. Actually, the cannon might be pretty good too.
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#6205746 - 03/01/16 03:58 PM Re: Texas State Firearm? [Re: Palehorse]
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I have to go with the Walker Colt. Gus McCrae can't be wrong.

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#6205753 - 03/01/16 04:02 PM Re: Texas State Firearm? [Re: Palehorse]
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As long as it's not the Ruger LCP.
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#6205759 - 03/01/16 04:04 PM Re: Texas State Firearm? [Re: Palehorse]
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#6205907 - 03/01/16 05:38 PM Re: Texas State Firearm? [Re: Palehorse]
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224 texas trophy hunter jk

Thats a tough one.
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#6205918 - 03/01/16 05:45 PM Re: Texas State Firearm? [Re: jorge]
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224 texas trophy hunter jk

Thats a tough one.


Just saw you live in Lake Jackson. Howdy neighbor!
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#6205923 - 03/01/16 05:50 PM Re: Texas State Firearm? [Re: Palehorse]
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From a historical perspective it would have the be the Walker. The gun (and thus the Dragoons that came after it) wouldn't have existed if not for the Texas Rangers.
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#6205941 - 03/01/16 06:03 PM Re: Texas State Firearm? [Re: Palehorse]
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Agree with the Walker Colt
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#6205950 - 03/01/16 06:08 PM Re: Texas State Firearm? [Re: 5 Stand Dan]
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Originally Posted By: 5 Stand Dan
I have to go with the Walker Colt. Gus McCrae can't be wrong.





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#6205954 - 03/01/16 06:11 PM Re: Texas State Firearm? [Re: Palehorse]
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Another vote for the Walker Colt. texas
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#6205977 - 03/01/16 06:24 PM Re: Texas State Firearm? [Re: Palehorse]
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Originally Posted By: Palehorse
Originally Posted By: jorge
224 texas trophy hunter jk

Thats a tough one.


Just saw you live in Lake Jackson. Howdy neighbor!



Hey there pale horse. I might be fishing at surfside in fact.
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#6206322 - 03/01/16 09:32 PM Re: Texas State Firearm? [Re: 5 Stand Dan]
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Originally Posted By: 5 Stand Dan
I have to go with the Walker Colt. Gus McCrae can't be wrong.




Besides a whiskey, I think we will require a little respect. . . .

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