Who will get your guns when you've fired your last round?


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DAL
January 10, 2003, 01:17 AM
Family, friends, charity, the state?

As of right now, with a little luck, I won't have to worry about it for several decades (I'm 43). Have you taken the proactive stance of including instructions on their disposition in your will?

My guns are going to my son when he's old enough for them, if he wants them (and I can't imagine that he won't). If he doesn't want them, a few will go to friends and the rest will go to gun-rights organizations for charitable auctions.
DAL

P.S. This isn't meant to sound ghoulish, but it is something that should be thought about and stipulated in writing.

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Bostonterrier97
January 10, 2003, 01:28 AM
I wrote out a Will 2 years ago..they get parted out to different family members.

Mike Irwin
January 10, 2003, 01:30 AM
I'll have them melted down and made into my urn... :)

forquidder
January 10, 2003, 01:33 AM
Mighty big urn! :scrutiny:

jim
January 10, 2003, 01:39 AM
daughter gets whatever she wants. wife over see's distribution of the rest. everybody on the list gets choice of either long or handgun.
with 2 mags.
the rest get sold.

Freedom in theSkies
January 10, 2003, 01:41 AM
Most likely the goverment....
Naw, I've willed em all to a member here....unless the goverment gets them first...

Sactown
January 10, 2003, 01:44 AM
I'll be buried with my babies.

DadOfThree
January 10, 2003, 01:44 AM
To my kids and yes ... they all know how to use 'em :)
Mike Irwin,
What caliber will you have your urn melted into? I think you should have it made in the shape of a revovler and they could fill the six chambers with your ashes. :D

Shooter973
January 10, 2003, 01:45 AM
My 2 sons and my future son in law, who ever he may be, will get my fine firearms when I'm done with them. The oldest gets to choose 1 first and then the next oldest gets to pick 1 and then the youngest get his turn, until all of them are passed out. This is already in my living trust. Man o man will they have alot of nice guns to split up. I think that my guns probibly have more value than my home does. My children are, Son 27 yrs, Daughter 22 yrs, and Son 20 yrs old. I'm 52 now and still buying good guns. :neener:

sm
January 10, 2003, 01:54 AM
No Wife, no kids, 3 sibs...they have kids...
Plans are made and not gonna make some persons happy.

*8*
January 10, 2003, 02:01 AM
I don't know yet, I'm still in my mid 20's. I'll decide who gets what, when I'm old, prolly give some to my (future)kids and the ones my grandpa gave me and my brothers will prolly be passed on to my other younger brothers. The DeWat guns will prolly be passed on to our youngest brother.

PS: I have a big family..

jmbg29
January 10, 2003, 02:05 AM
My nephew.

Great kids deserve great guns. Lots of 'em!:D

SteelyDan
January 10, 2003, 02:24 AM
I've got a 10-year old son. He'll get them all, if he's even slightly interested. So far, he's not too interested, which is kind of disappointing. If he's not at all interested, I'll give the shotguns to my brother, and the rest to my best friend. Only problem is, my best friend has no kids and is (I think) planning to leave his considerable collection to my son. It's kind of like an Escher [sp?] drawing, now that I think about it.

H&K Fan
January 10, 2003, 02:36 AM
The right people in accordance with my will.

telewinz
January 10, 2003, 06:52 AM
My kids, they are kind enough to "pre-select" who gets what guns at my demise (I'm only 50!). Everytime I get a new gun they inquire as to what I got rid of, did I make a good deal, and who will get the new gun (after all the guns will be their's in the long run):rolleyes:

tlhelmer
January 10, 2003, 07:20 AM
My boys, and if I am old enough my grandchildren.

KMKeller
January 10, 2003, 07:22 AM
My boy.

2dogs
January 10, 2003, 07:25 AM
I think I will give them to a gun buyback program so that we get them off the street and make children safe and ......aaahhhhhhhhhhggggggggggggggghhhhhhhhhhffffff;) :neener:

ruger357
January 10, 2003, 07:25 AM
My son. IF HE STAYS GOOD!

Viking6
January 10, 2003, 08:03 AM
Mostly my son, my daughters have NO interest. Depending on whether or not I ever see in grand-kids, they'll enter into the equation. I'll instruct my son to do the right thing by any grand-kids that come after I go and I trust him to do the right thing.

Steve in PA
January 10, 2003, 08:12 AM
Wife..........if she doesn't want to hang onto them they will go to my son........or she can choose to give them to him right away. Don't think my daughter will want any.......but you never know.

yorec
January 10, 2003, 08:12 AM
Won't matter much at that point as I'll be dead...

But the wife and daughter get all the rest I wasn't using. :D

geekWithA.45
January 10, 2003, 08:55 AM
at the enemy, I will disassemble my arms and eat them one piece at a time to prevent their capture.


Or maybe I'll just run to prevent my capture. :neener:

Enjoy the jest, folks!

cratz2
January 10, 2003, 09:19 AM
Leave a few special ones for the wife and kids. She'll probably sell the rest through the local shop on consignment. I have a list of roughly what they're each worth if anything were to happen.

Or she might decide to sit on them until all decent guns are worth about $3,500 and then sell 'em. Might not be [/i]too[i] long.

Kaylee
January 10, 2003, 09:29 AM
friends and family. There's a couple that came from my grandad that will go to cousins... IF they grow out of the statist mentality they're currently getting from my aunt.


-K

WaterBoo
January 10, 2003, 10:33 AM
I don't have any children, so my nephews will each get to choose one gun and my wife will sell whatever remains.

My best friend died and I helped his wife dispose of his collection of 42 firearms. Because of what I learned from that experience, I now store all of my magazines in boxes marked with what pistol they go to. That should make it easier when the time comes.

WaterBoo

Neal Bloom
January 10, 2003, 10:37 AM
My wife gets em first. Community property state.

Gewehr98
January 10, 2003, 01:05 PM
Give the archeologists something to talk about. :D

dairycreek
January 10, 2003, 01:17 PM
I've have a large collection of handguns and rifles. Been collecting over 40 years. Way too many to shoot on a regular basis. As I am 66 and in my "sunset" years I decided, why wait? So I have begun distributing my guns so that they can be enjoyed now. Wills are great. But IMHO they also invite the state and federal government to become your partners in your estate. Blooey on that! So, as I said, why wait? Good shooting:)

22x9
January 10, 2003, 01:25 PM
What guns?

4v50 Gary
January 10, 2003, 01:25 PM
At least one of mine will go to a museum.

HS/LD
January 10, 2003, 01:32 PM
If I fire my last round....

The way that the FEDs are going, when I fire my last round they will probably be confiscated by the FEDs and admitted as evidence.

MOLON LABE! :cool:

HS/LD

AZTOY
January 10, 2003, 01:38 PM
The way that the FEDs are going, when I fire my last round they will probably be confiscated by the FEDs and admitted as evidence.

HS/LD, i think your right:( .

H Romberg
January 10, 2003, 01:40 PM
I'd like to offer a good home, grooming and regular use to any firearms orphaned by the untimely demise of their owners.

In other words, if you don't know who to give them to, send em my way! :D

bastiat
January 10, 2003, 01:49 PM
My clone has first dibs.

PATH
January 10, 2003, 02:05 PM
I never gave it much thought. I will probably give them to family and other shooters. I want nothing going to the government for destruction.

geekWithA.45
January 10, 2003, 03:03 PM
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The way that the FEDs are going, when I fire my last round they will probably be confiscated by the FEDs and admitted as evidence.
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It won't be the feds. It'll be the state cops.

Splat Shot
January 10, 2003, 09:18 PM
My one year old son will get everything in twenty years. I'm pushing 50, I hope to hand them over to him personally. :)

Dan Morris
January 10, 2003, 09:29 PM
As I am now 60, my son and daughter will get em. For the last 5 years, I've been completing the rifle/shotgun and pistol stables.
Both kiddos know well how to use them and have a respect for older Winchesters/Remingtons/Smiths n Colts.
Figured the steel was a better investment than stocks!
When I hit 65, I'll give em to them...keep a couple of users for myself.Reloading gear will go with them.
Dan
;)

Gordon
January 10, 2003, 11:50 PM
I'm 59 and have been parceling them out for 4 years, and still buying. It is sad us oldsters finish their collection for others, isn't that biblical? I want to be buried (no kidding) with one on my chest like knights did with their swords. I don't like the idea of wife selling my collection to strangers and getting taken by "appraisers" . I ll leave her enough property and insurance money. Yes they will go to 4 boys faster as I get infirm. I started with lesser guns to them first to see how they took care of them. The outcome depends on what they get next.:p

a9mmfan
January 11, 2003, 12:41 AM
Interesting Question. My heirs (if you will) have no interests in the guns, but rather the money. I have known this for years and have offset some of the more family sentimental pieces to my brother and sister's childen, who do have an interest. In the past I had considered willing that they be sold and have the funds donated to the NRA for thier RKBA support. However, recently I have been asking myself if the NRA is really the best RKBA support channel. I'm 50 and not ready to check out yet, so I would need a recipient that is going to be viable for a while. Any ideas, other than the shameless individual offers to see that they get a good home from a devout RKBAer? :D

Kaylee
January 11, 2003, 09:07 AM
Any ideas, other than the shameless individual offers to see that they get a good home from a devout RKBAer?

Actually, yes. pull out a few pieces and turn 'em into a "Jim March award." Announce that the person who in your sole opinion did the most for RKBA in the coming year takes their first pick home. Perhaps a second and third prize if you like. Maybe a .22 for a kid's version -- say "I started a sane safety program in my middle school" kinda thing.

Whatcha think?

-K

a9mmfan
January 11, 2003, 09:27 AM
Actually, yes. pull out a few pieces and turn 'em into a "Jim March award." Announce that the person who in your sole opinion did the most for RKBA in the coming year takes their first pick home. Perhaps a second and third prize if you like

:D Problem is...I wanted to keep them until I am done with them and then legally will them to a RKBA rights support group. You said "In my sole opinion" Hmmm yes it will be a SOUL opinion by the time I am done with my guns, but I am not sure how I would express it from the grave. Thanks, Apologies, If I have misunderstood.

JeepDriver
January 11, 2003, 10:56 AM
The wife and I don't have any kids and don't plan on any so I've been preparing 2 of my nephews for the task. One is 12 now and is getting his own 20 ga slug gun next hunting season from me. The other is only 5 but I've let him pull the trigger on my 10-22. He loves is. The wife gets to do the dividing up if I go before her. But between the guns and the tools(I'm a mechanic) she has her work cout out for her.

clem
January 11, 2003, 11:14 AM
Family & a few friends.

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