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Thread: What is the last gun you sold and why?

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    Boolit Master
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    Jul 2014
    New York
    Finned setstroyek M91 mosin nagant. Gave it to dad for father's day. Paid 75 bucks, haven't seen one in similar condition for under 500-600. Worth it though, he loves it.

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  2. #42
    Boolit Buddy
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    Mar 2013
    Moorhead, MN
    Many years ago, because I wasn't using it much, I sold my Colt National Match (pre Gold Cup), and got full retail book price. A few years later, the world discovered that exact model was made for a limited time and numbers. It was then worth almost 10X what I sold mine for. :<(
    I haven't sold a gun since, unless to a family member.

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    Mar 2005
    SW Montana
    Charter Arms Patriot Target 327 Federal. Traded it for a 7x57 Mark X.
    [The Montana Gianni] Front sight and squeeze

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    Sep 2019
    Ocean Park WA
    a pre- '73 Ruger Black Hawk .357Magnum with factory holster. Couldn't pass up the offer. $500 plus a TC Black Diamond .50cal, I bought the Black Hawk for $200.00.

  5. #45
    Boolit Buddy
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    Jun 2010
    North Queensland Australia
    Remington SPS 300 Blackout, the rifle was poorly made the chamber was of centre I complained but was told it was within manufactures specs, it would not chamber factory rounds, I was told the same thing, all in all it was a lemon I will not buy a new Remington product again.

  6. #46
    Boolit Mold
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    Jan 2019
    I've become interested in long range precision shooting (a very expensive sport!) so I've been selling off most of my marlins, just worked out a trade for my 336CB in 38-55. The 1893 is next!

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    Boolit Buddy McFred's Avatar
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    Jan 2014
    I'm sure they'll listen to "Reason"
    I've only ever sold one gun and it was a Glock 22. The reason was that it was redundant. Only need a few .40S&W pistols, that one was one too many and I lost no money in the transaction.

  8. #48
    Boolit Master
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    May 2012
    Outside Rolla, Missouri
    A few years ago I culled the herd and sold 7 or 8 at a local auction. Did ok, made a little money. I don't remember all of them but there was a Stevens, I think Mod. 23, double 12 bore, a hacked up 1903 Mannlicher/Schoenauer, an 1899 Savage carbine in 303 Savage and I think it is a "Cross" Ithaca in 12 bore. All of them have since been replaced with a lot nicer rifles, drillings and a much better 1903 M/S.
    "In general, the art of government is to take as much money as possible from one class of citizens and give it to another class of citizens" Voltaire'

    The common virtue of capitalism is the sharing of equal opportunity. The common vice of socialism is the equal sharing of misery

    NRA Benefactor 2008

  9. #49
    Boolit Buddy
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    May 2016
    K31, need the cash for an instrument rating. Actually had to cull quite a few over the last year for that reason (finishing up my CPL and getting my multi engine rating), another k31, two Hakims, two FN49's, a SVT-40, a Rasheed (still have an excellent shape one), and two K98k's. Need to sell a MAS36/51 also.

    I bought them all knowing i'd have to sell most of them, I did buy 4 guns this year that aren't going anywhere, so yeah...

    Wait upon further reflection I acutally bought 6. Huh. Ah well.

  10. #50
    Boolit Buddy
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    Jan 2018
    Sydney, Australia
    Just sold a Winchester M94 in .25-35.
    I've got a safe full of guns yet i tend to shoot the same 3 every week.
    Then in quick succession a couple of my "one day i will own one" guns came on the market and i just had to buy now or miss out and wait for another eternity.
    This meant my safe was beyond capacity and my finances stretched so i looked at what i had, decided on what i won't ever sell or still use regularly and those that I wouldn't miss if they were gone.
    I advertised 10 guns. I don't intend to sell 10 but i'll see which ones will sell for a fair price until there's room in the safe for the newcomers and the finances are restored.

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