OK, NOW it's $1000, What do you buy?


July 11, 2003, 04:59 AM
Hello members, earlier I asked the same question, only it was a C note.

Now you have ten crisp C notes, and of course don't worry about the taxes.:D Same deal as before, What do you buy?

I had already planned on this second thread even before I read S_O_Laban raise the amount to an even cold cash grand and then things get interesting .

I am not surprised by the other threads' replies, and I really don't expect to be surprised on this one. I had/have a reason.

Again-Have Fun! :D

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July 11, 2003, 05:10 AM
Well you could do like I did. buy a new Beretta and a Taurus and let the wife charge a ticket to NY city. I came off a lot cheeper

July 11, 2003, 05:18 AM
I'd tell my H&K monger to order me a P2000 as soon as it hit the market. Any money left over would be spent on 10 rounders and 9mm ammo..;)

July 11, 2003, 05:21 AM
a nice used HK P7 M8 and two cases of 9mm

July 11, 2003, 06:53 AM
A Walther P-38K or a P5C.....but a grand won't buy both...or often even one of them. The last P-38K I saw for sale was $1,700.

July 11, 2003, 06:54 AM
Okay, a cool 1k. Truth is I just saw yesterday a LNIB Colt Annaconda from quite a few years back. This gun has been sitting in an older Gentlemans personel collection for quite a few years. The gun was purchased with the intent of going to his son in the years to come but never came about because his son never took interest. As a result this Gentleman had the local dealer buy out all the guns (many ) he had purchased for this purpose. I don't really need a Colt Annaconda but hey somebody just handed me a grand right:D Truth is that just happens to be the flavor of the week for me. Ask me next week and you'll probably get a different anwser.

edited to add: the asking price on the above gun was only 875:D

July 11, 2003, 07:07 AM
A collection of black powder firing replicas out of cabelas catalog.

/Montgomery burns voice/ Excellent.........

July 11, 2003, 07:09 AM
Another Beretta, this time a 92FS, and more ammo.

July 11, 2003, 07:11 AM
I might go for the new Berreta Cx4 Storm carbine. Looks like fun.

July 11, 2003, 07:14 AM
1. Life membership in the NRA.

2. Balance to fund the most promising of the lawsuits seeking to uphold the Second Amendment.

July 11, 2003, 07:31 AM
A grand aye?Well now,time to pick out something i would never buy normaly.
Lets see Mr. salesperson,i'll have that Raging bull in 454,no,no wait,that 500 mag,no,no,that dae woo,..no...that srh in 480,..no.......got any snubbies in 50 bmg?........:D

July 11, 2003, 08:19 AM
while i was looking at the $849 .308 remmy 700 bull barrel an old guy pointed a cz 7.62 carbine out to me that was only $549, it is a very sweet rifle

deciscions, deciscions,,,

can we get another raise?


"snubbies in .50 bmg"


July 11, 2003, 09:19 AM

July 11, 2003, 09:34 AM
I'd buy a Ruger Red Label in 28 gauge. With the few bucks left I'd get some 28 gauge ammo.

If no Ruger 28 gauge was available I'd look for a long-barrelled Smith 657 and a nickeled M57. Those would fill out my collection of .41 Magnums nicely.

July 11, 2003, 09:39 AM
I'll try and go for a two fer deal with something on my wish list. An IZH-27 stack-barrel and a Lyman Great Plains Hunter, or an 1895 Marlin. Either combo should put me at about $1000. Mebbe I can talk my pet gun dealer down on the price and get a box of famfire ammo for each thrown in.:D

lee n. field
July 11, 2003, 09:43 AM
reloading consumables. A progressive press. A serious rifle, and ammo for same.

Instruction. Most classes tend to be expensive and far away, and 1K FRN would certainly help with that.

July 11, 2003, 09:44 AM
i think the msrp is a bit higher, but here's hoping i could get a ds arms fal for a cool grand!

or perhaps a beretta 391 semiautomatic shotgun and the leftover cash for cartridges. quite possibly the softest shooting shotgun i know of. with light target loads, it would make a great addition to introduce new shooters to shotgun sports and i would enjoy it greatly as well.

decisions decisions....

July 11, 2003, 09:46 AM
Lots of Sigs or a M1A.

July 11, 2003, 09:48 AM
kmber tactical pro II and any left over would go towards mags and/or ammo.

Bruce H
July 11, 2003, 10:06 AM
Ten cases of Wolf 7.62X39 122gr. HP and spend the rest on SKS firing pins.

Mike Irwin
July 11, 2003, 10:23 AM
Now I get an HK P7M8, or a really nice 28-gauge stack barrel shotgun.

July 11, 2003, 10:25 AM
Kimber Eclipse

July 11, 2003, 10:53 AM
$1000?? Well, I'd go look for a deal on another HK P7.

July 11, 2003, 10:59 AM
I second the vote for a DS Arms FAL. Their STG-58 carbine.

I would do that in a heartbeat if I had another $1000 in my pocket right now.

July 11, 2003, 11:02 AM
A really, really well-kept GI 1911, "grandpa's pistol from the war" kind of thing. And/or another (again, well-kept) M1 Carbine. Maybe a Garand. After the firearm is picked out, probably ammo and cleaning supplies with what's left.

This is, of course, assuming that I'd already spent the $100 from the first thread. :D

July 11, 2003, 11:06 AM
Another Commander length 1911 and the rest on reloading components.

July 11, 2003, 07:12 PM
Well, if I couldn't find a deal on an Automag....guess I'd have to pony up for another M14. Schmooze an old widow out of that collectable Devine or Smith's M1A that the old man owned....Really, Mam......I promise I'll give it a good home...........

July 11, 2003, 07:21 PM
A Llama Max-1 .45 and 2 cases of practice Wolf ammo, see if I could aquire 500rds of Ranger (ex-Black Talon {legal?}), a Mauser, and about 4000rds of Turkish surplus. If I have any left, I would get a holster or two, and maybe a belly-band.

Ok, so I'm thrifty.

July 11, 2003, 07:27 PM

Raging Bull... :p ROMAK-3... :) Desert Eagle...:D

Mebbe a Bushmaster M17s, then spend the rest on installing better rails, and a decent nightvision scope (okay, add the $100.00 from the other thread)

Dang, forgot ammo:uhoh:

July 11, 2003, 07:28 PM
i need a couple .22 rifles, thinking a henry lever, henry pump, and theres this net single shot bolt .22 i've been wanting to get as well. probaly throw a semi-auto in there as well.
and since .22lr ammo is so cheap, i'd wind up spending the rest on a couple cases of .45acp.

4v50 Gary
July 11, 2003, 07:28 PM
A gun of course. Dunno which one and don't need another. Depends on what's in the shop at the time. Heck, I impulse bought a Marlin 92 because it was in great condition & the price was good. Given that same store, It'll probably be the Rem 700 LTR or if I want to pony up more ducats, the M-1A.

July 11, 2003, 07:58 PM
Mauser's of course... :D

Quintin Likely
July 11, 2003, 08:49 PM
I'd finish paying off my 20" A3 Bushmaster and use the rest for ammo and magazines.

Or I'd seriously consider getting into reloading so I can shoot my stuff more often for cheaper.

July 11, 2003, 08:51 PM
A new belly band and a left handed Blade Tech holster for my Glock 26.

Another Glock 26 or similar sized gun for my husband, with accompanying holster.

Leftovers to go towards reloading components and an FAS-2 class for my husband.


The answer to any question starting, "Why don't they-" is almost always, "Money." -- Robert Heinlein

July 11, 2003, 08:59 PM
A fort knox gun safe, one of the big ones maybe?

Zeke Menuar
July 11, 2003, 09:01 PM
Rebuild my LW Commander. Titanium frame, new front sight, complete refinish. Still shoots real good but needs some exterior TLC. If there is anything leftover my .270 would like a better scope.


July 11, 2003, 09:09 PM
A pair of 3-inch SW 65 RB HB nickel finish with Hogue Kingwood grips and trigger jobs
half dozen Safariland Comp I speedloaders, half dozen Bianchi speedstrips
case of Remington R38S12 158 38 +P LSWC-HP ammunition

Del Fatti leather rigs in black and tan
Tucker Texas Heritage and a cranberry belt slide rig
Andrews or Mernickle custom dual shoulder rig for 65s

July 11, 2003, 09:12 PM
1) CZ 52 (about $130)
2) M48 Mauser pack from AIM (about $130)
3) A well made CETME (about $330)

A case of Yugo 8MM ammo ($60)
A CETME parts kit ($150)
10 HK mags ($50)
About $150 in .308 ammo.
There, now I'm covered! :D

July 11, 2003, 09:17 PM
A .22 rifle and a .22 pistol. And a whole crapload of ammo.

July 11, 2003, 09:40 PM
I would buy a pistol that didnt jam every 4 or 5 shots...Then i would buy ammo for the sar-1..

July 11, 2003, 10:03 PM
1 - Bushmaster M4
Balance - Single Malt Scotch and Cigarrettes :D

Not to be used together however, though I would like to use them all before I got home. :evil:


A fool and his money are soon parted.

July 11, 2003, 10:04 PM
gun safe

July 11, 2003, 11:17 PM
I have things I would like to buy in the way of new pieces, but to be truthfull I would probably spend it on supplies to relaod what I already have, it might give me a year of range time, at most! :D

July 11, 2003, 11:20 PM
Got one, they fill up fast!:eek: Buy two if the price is right!:D

July 12, 2003, 01:00 AM
Mini-14, CZ-75, Bulgarian makarov, or SKS.

In other states:
Romanian AK-47, 3 pre-ban drum mags, 3 regular mags, Bulgarian Makarov or SKS.

July 12, 2003, 01:27 AM
I need to get into reloading, 'cause then I'd shoot the guns that I have more often. 1k sounds like more than enough to get me started.

July 12, 2003, 01:49 AM
1 more wilson mag for my Kimber
I'd spend the rest on ammo to feed my S&W, Beretta, Sig Sauer, and Kimber stable.

Do I need another handgun!!!!??????

:banghead: :banghead: :banghead:

OK, Sig, no Beretta, another Kimber.........

July 12, 2003, 01:52 AM
NAA Mini and a whole lot of .22.

Or an M1A.

July 12, 2003, 02:28 AM
A 6" nickled Diamondback in .22lr. If one is not found, a 4" nickled Diamondback in .38sp. If that one isn't available then a minty Colt Shooting Master.
If neither one of those are found I would search for a $1000 package deal of a Smith M610 and a Smith model 696.

July 12, 2003, 08:31 AM
I hope I would use it on a decent safe, because I need one. I might end up with something like a Remington Model 700 or Winchester Model 70 in one of the .300 calibers plus a scope because I don't have one.

July 12, 2003, 09:30 AM
Gold-plated Desert Eagle with a laser sight.

Chris Rhines
July 12, 2003, 10:06 AM
Two-day Intermediate Practical Shooting class with Matt Burkett.
Then the two-day Advanced class.

Leseee, that's $600...

Is Massad Ayoob going to be in town anytime soon?

- Chris

July 12, 2003, 10:15 AM
Finally get a Sig-Sauer classic P-Series pistol and a Ruger SP101 and a couple boxes of ammo for each.

Sean Smith
July 12, 2003, 11:14 AM
Pre-Series 70 Colt Government Model.

July 12, 2003, 11:31 AM
Well lets see.. looking around the gunshop this morning I could buy a LINB Kimber Eclipse and have some change left over
Used Ruger Blackhawk in 41 mag.
Used Ruger 10/22, target barrel & Fajen stock.
Then spend the rest on new scopes.

July 12, 2003, 02:09 PM
Try to find a nice LH Remington or Savage BA with the "short" action and have it rebarreled to 20-22" 7mm-08. Add a Bell & Carlson synthetic stock and pillar bed it. Timney or Rifle Basix trigger and off to Robar for NP3.

Mount the Leupold Vari-X III 2.5x8 'scope I won in a gunshow raffle and I'll have my ideal all-around hunting rifle!

July 12, 2003, 03:06 PM
A BHP and a CZ-75BD.

July 12, 2003, 11:24 PM
waaay out there vacation...oh firearms related?

cool shades, thigh rig, SOB holster, screaming
boots , zinc and plastic -9mm handgun with a 22
derringer back up,< Nickled please> gotta look goood.

July 12, 2003, 11:26 PM
Kimber 10mm :)

July 12, 2003, 11:50 PM
Last time I had "disposable funds" I contributed $250 toward Innocents Betrayed , bought a holster to replace one plumb worn out, bought my mom a single shot 20 ga for HD, and private lessons and training-for myself.

I would -again-do lessons/private training, contribute to a worthy cause (Jim March's efforts?...etc.) something RKBA.

Yes I really want some things, actually have a need or two. My firearms -well I own the least I ever have.

I just want to continue to improve how to use what I have, and continue to work to preserve the freedoms allowing me to do so.

Paul Gomez
July 19, 2003, 05:15 PM
$1000, hmmm.....well, I always enjoy shootig at TDSA and Insights will be in Baton Rouge and Austin soon and Benner's school up in Ohio has some mighty fine classes coming up. Hmm, guess I'd dump the grand into tuition and, since "tuition's already paid, honey" I guess I'd just have to make the sacrifices and come up with money for beans and bullets.

December 27, 2007, 12:47 AM
Lots of .22 ammo

Black Adder LXX
December 27, 2007, 12:49 AM

December 27, 2007, 02:43 AM
Zombie Thread! Get To Arms!

December 27, 2007, 03:02 AM
Any of the Kimber .45's with the CTC grips standard.

December 27, 2007, 03:33 AM
A Glock 36, a nice holster for it and a case of ammo.

December 27, 2007, 03:38 AM
Suppressed 10/22 or Ruger Mk III from Gemtech. Maybe the can for an AR instead.

December 27, 2007, 03:56 AM
Um, how did this thread go from July '03 until now?

Oh, what would I buy?

A Tanfoglio compact .45 acp with conversion kits and mags for 10mm, 40S&W and .41AE. And a set of dies for .41AE...

Will drive the smith nuts making all those conversion kits work. Sounds like fun!

December 27, 2007, 04:12 AM
CMMG 20" gov't profile upper. Detchable A2 carry handle.

December 27, 2007, 08:02 AM
A decent entry-level AR.

December 27, 2007, 09:42 AM
Option 1:

4" Redhawk .45Colt

and a cheap .22 semi-auto.

Option 2:

Thinking of my almost 8 y.o. son... right handed but left eye dominant...

Stag left-handed AR


December 27, 2007, 09:55 AM

December 27, 2007, 09:58 AM
More surplus ammo. 5.56 and .308

December 27, 2007, 10:00 AM
Easy, 45,000 primers. Covers shipping, Haz Mat and insurance. Them buggers aren't getting any cheaper and they aren't always easy to get.

The Deer Hunter
December 27, 2007, 10:01 AM
Probably a pistol or something. I don't have one and I could probably find a nice one for under $1000.

I would spend the rest on ammo.

The Deer Hunter
December 27, 2007, 10:05 AM
Due to my last 3 gun acquisitions, I have run out of room in my safe...So I guess I need a new one of those too.

December 27, 2007, 10:11 AM
Two uppers for my AR lower I have sitting here with no way to shoot. .223 and 7.62. Rest to ammo for play.

Or a benelli autoloader, and a pheasant trip. :)

December 27, 2007, 10:22 AM
I would buy 22 conversion units for all my Glocks and one for a 1911. Buy a "BUNCH" of ammo. And if there is anything left, look for some training. (TDI Ohio ?)

Mr White
December 27, 2007, 11:40 AM
Another Garand, .224 and .308 bullets and 2 8# jugs of 4895.

December 27, 2007, 11:48 AM
6.8 spc AR-15 with a CAA SRS sniper stock and an ARMS SIR rail. That might be over a grand though.

December 27, 2007, 12:11 PM
Let's see...I do have several things I want. These are either/ors though, not all lumped together:

1) Dan Wesson RZ10 (I always wanted a 1911 variant, and the fact that it's 10mm is a plus, just in the interest of not needing to purchase new dies).

2) A grand's worth of bullets, powder, primers, and brass (haven't accumulated enough yet).

3) A 6.8 SPC upper for my AR and some mags for it.

4) A decent shotgun of some sort.

5) A mounting rail for my AR and an EOtech, along with other assorted trimmings.

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