Whats the most expensive gun you brought


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BIGGBAY90
May 21, 2011, 06:51 PM
Are you happy with the most expensive gun you every purchase and do you still have it---if not why--HOW MUCH DID YOU PAY FOR IT


SIG P220---$800-ISH

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EddieNFL
May 21, 2011, 06:53 PM
Very happy, still have it.

oneounceload
May 21, 2011, 06:59 PM
Absolutely...........over $1400 and it works just fine

avs11054
May 21, 2011, 06:59 PM
Colt 6940. Love it. Still have it.

Curator
May 21, 2011, 07:04 PM
$1500 M1A "loaded". Before that $650 Parker Hale 4T. Both have increased in value but I have no intention of selling either. I will leave that to my heirs.

KingMedicine
May 21, 2011, 07:14 PM
Custom Fusion 1911, Great gun... 1800.00

montanaoffroader
May 21, 2011, 07:15 PM
Colt King Cobra. Less than $500. Still have it, may have it buried with me. :D

Haven't bought any NIB guns lately, prices have gone up quite a bit since I bought most of my guns.

rellascout
May 21, 2011, 07:31 PM
Les Baer TRS $1200

Colt 6920 $1100 before accessories.

hornet41
May 21, 2011, 07:39 PM
Shiloh Sharps Quigley Model, Cal. 45/110 $2450
What a blast to load for and shoot!!! This one stays in the family!!!!

Ruger44mag
May 21, 2011, 08:23 PM
Ruger Super Blackhawk .44 mag 50th anniversary. $750 dollars.

Millwright
May 21, 2011, 08:40 PM
My fifth .22 RFM Ruger........

Divorce attorney fees: $5,500
Settlement: $135,000
Alimony: $1,100/mo
Child Support : $450/mo times three.....
Misc insurances and health care $500/mo

Current total: $170,000 + >MW

smallbore
May 21, 2011, 08:44 PM
My Glock 19. . .bought it new & still have it. I paid more for it than any of the other guns I own.

50 cal
May 21, 2011, 08:48 PM
Beltfed semi-auto 50 cal. $8500. Still have it and will never get rid of it.

Prorock
May 21, 2011, 08:50 PM
My Glock 19. . .bought it new & still have it. I paid more for it than any of the other guns I own.

Me too

hemiram
May 22, 2011, 03:57 AM
Colt Combat Commander, series 80. I think it was $500. One of the worst, if not the worst guns I have ever had. Pretty, but totally unreliable. Colt should have been ashamed to put their name on it.

simonm2211
May 22, 2011, 06:00 AM
Dan Wesson Valor at $1400 or so. Love it.

olderguns2
May 22, 2011, 07:15 AM
Mine would be my glock21sf with trijicon night sights $670 .

ironhead7544
May 22, 2011, 07:17 AM
Winchester 101 3 barreled set, 410,28 and 20 gauge in a fitted case. Considering inflation, about 2500.00 in U.S. dollars.

The Lone Haranguer
May 22, 2011, 07:25 AM
A $949 plus tax handgun, that choked on the second shot fired through it. :rolleyes:

CajunBass
May 22, 2011, 08:21 AM
Most expensive? A Sears-Roebuck double barrel 12 ga. $79.95 out of the Sears catalog in 1967 I guess it was. I was 15 years old and worked ten hour days, for $5.00 a day picking tomatoes to earn that money.

It was worth every dime.

BIGGBAY90
May 22, 2011, 08:38 AM
most expensive? A sears-roebuck double barrel 12 ga. $79.95 out of the sears catalog in 1967 i guess it was. I was 15 years old and worked ten hour days, for $5.00 a day picking tomatoes to earn that money.

It was worth every dime.
$79.95 for a shotgun--i guess everything else is inherit--luck you

del4
May 22, 2011, 09:58 AM
An M1A with 2k of LC 7.62 and 15 Mags for $2,000. All mil. except the receiver and barrel. It was some guy's Y2k setup. 2nd favorite gun.

forindooruseonly
May 22, 2011, 10:18 AM
$79.95 for a shotgun--i guess everything else is inherit--luck you

But when someone is working at 50 cents an hour, that 160 hours needed to buy that shotgun is a lot of time and effort. For comparison - at federal minimum wage today - that's 1160 bucks. Even at really low wages of 3 bucks an hour, its nearly $500.

"Expensive" isn't always about dollar cost. It can be relative to wealth, or in this case, I imagine its contingent upon the effort expended to get it.

Ala Dan
May 22, 2011, 10:27 AM
Les Baer Thunder Ranch Special .45ACP, NIB = $1500, this one ain't leav'in-
eventually to be passed along to daughter, then grand-daughter~! ;) :D

CraigC
May 22, 2011, 10:49 AM
Ten or eleven years ago, when I had my first custom Ruger single action revolver built, I was working 12-14hrs a day at a paltry $9/hr. It cost me in the neighborhood of $1500 and was worth every single penny. I've had three more built in the following years but that first is still my favorite.

I make a lot more money these days and about four years ago splurged on the biggest yet. That would be my Merkel model 280 28ga double to the tune of $4000. Also worth every penny.

22-rimfire
May 22, 2011, 10:51 AM
Hmm, most expensive? That would probably have to be the D-engraved NIB Colt Diamondback in 22. But that was a few years ago and the price is not important. Have not spent over $1,000 since on any firearm. That is going to change soon. Time to start buying Colts again.

jiminhobesound
May 22, 2011, 11:37 AM
About 1976 I bought a Citori. Could not shoot it. My friends shot it well. I got rid of it as soon as possible, lost a few hundred bucks. Lesson learned; if one learns to shood a sxs at a young age stay with that style. I do have a HD pump but never tried a a non sxs type gun for hunting after the Citori.

smurfman
May 22, 2011, 12:43 PM
The most expensive, initially usable gun is a toss up between a pair of Browing Citori 525 Sporting Clays shotguns, one 12 ga, the other 20 and any one of several European drillings.
The most expensive gun I bought in relation to income was a Johnson 1941 rifle.

MMcfpd
May 22, 2011, 09:19 PM
HK USC; I might've been happy with it if it had cost about a third of what it did.

Rembrandt
May 22, 2011, 09:33 PM
Whats the most expensive gun you brought. Are you happy with the most expensive gun you every purchase and do you still have it---if not why--HOW MUCH DID YOU PAY FOR IT

I don't spend a good chunk of money on a gun without doing extensive research beforehand....that's why I'm happy with the purchases and still have them. Not really important how much they cost, but the quality is there.

Fanky
May 22, 2011, 10:25 PM
My most expensive so far has been my DPMS Sportical. After initial purchase price, i've added a couple hundred dollars in optics and tasteful upgrades, bringing the total cost to around a thousand. It's quickly becoming my favorite rifle in the herd.

toivo
May 22, 2011, 10:43 PM
I paid $1000 for my Browning BT-99 trap shotgun. I'm very happy with it. It's a keeper. :)

usmc1371
May 23, 2011, 12:20 AM
Les Bear super varmint in .204 ruger, orderd it during my first deployment to Iraq, cost me $2,300 plus shipping. Thats about a months worth of combat pay for an E-4 combat engineer. That was in 2005 and I still have, love, and shoot the hell out of that rifle. Me and a Marine friend of mine took it out a couple weekends back and busted up a bunch of sage rats (about the size of a pop can) we started at about 250 yards and got board quick. They are not even a challenge till they are 350 or farther.

Piney Woods
May 23, 2011, 01:01 PM
Ruger Super Blackhawk 44 Magnum.
I very foolishly offered to trade a guy for it, offering to fix his computer. Took me 42 hours. Ouch! And before you say "Ain't computers just a couple of hundred bucks?", back then a cheap desktop was about $4,000.

saenzrich
May 23, 2011, 01:48 PM
Whats the most expensive gun you brought

Am I the 1st to notice this......bring where?

Ronsch
May 23, 2011, 01:54 PM
In 1991, I bought a NIB .44 magnum blued Desert Eagle. It cost $1250.00 out the door. Unfortunately, I do not have it any longer. I sold it to my younger brother, and he eventually traded it for some other firearms. Still wish I have it...

double bogey
May 23, 2011, 02:01 PM
Benelli M2. $1225. Like it fine, but it's a 12 and I like to shoot a 20 a little better (not due to recoil, better challenge).

BullfrogKen
May 23, 2011, 02:33 PM
Bought? Don't really remember.


I think I spent over $1,500 in custom work on a Commander I spent about $5-600 on.

I took a week leave to go spend with Jim Garthwaite building my up own 1911 from an unfinished frame. Including the parts, a week off work, the hotel and food, and Jim's fee that's probably the most expensive.

GrimCPT
May 23, 2011, 02:37 PM
Bought my Springfield Champion 1911 for $1000 a little over a year ago. It has been worth every penny.

SharpsDressedMan
May 23, 2011, 04:58 PM
Bought it in 1994, and it is possibly worth 60-80% more than I paid for it, and the waiting list got longer. 4-5 years. Shiloh Sharps 45-70. http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m247/matquig/DSC05517.jpg

Dr.Rob
May 23, 2011, 06:30 PM
I spent probably too much on a Savage in .375H&H with a Burris scope, but a buddy needed the money.

I've spent more ON my Colt 6920 because I can't seem to stop shooting it and I've gone through several accessories that I've changed my mind on later.

carbuncle
May 23, 2011, 08:46 PM
My H&K USP 45 Compact remains the most expensive firearm I've bought, it was about about 900 after tax back in 2001. Sold it because I needed money, haven't got around to buying a replacement for it, yet.

neolithic1
May 24, 2011, 08:17 AM
M1918A3 SLR
http://i775.photobucket.com/albums/yy39/carlfreeman/Shooting%20the%201918%20A3/DSCN0288.jpg

JohnBT
May 24, 2011, 04:43 PM
A Cooper Custom Classic .22 LR bolt action.

MSRP today is $2495.

www.cooperfirearms.com/rifles.php?rifle_name=cc&cal=22-LR

John

firemanstrickland
May 24, 2011, 04:48 PM
hmm, lets see, i would have to say my armalite m-15 a4, 900 before accessories, about 1800 after optics, furniture, and mags...........

GCMkc
May 24, 2011, 05:09 PM
PTR-91K ~ $1099
MSAR STG-556 ~ $1000

Not the most expensive guns in the collection. My father has some Nazi Lugers that are worth more than my life.

mgmorden
May 24, 2011, 08:03 PM
Gotta admit I've never splurged much. There are some "project" guns that I don't even want to start adding up because I'll realize I could have had a custom built rifle instead of a pile of parts, but as far as an actual honest-to-goodness gun, it'd have to be my AR15. I've got about $700 in it.

Sauer Grapes
May 24, 2011, 08:41 PM
Most expensive? A Sears-Roebuck double barrel 12 ga. $79.95 out of the Sears catalog in 1967 I guess it was. I was 15 years old and worked ten hour days, for $5.00 a day picking tomatoes to earn that money.

It was worth every dime.
In keeping with Cajun's theme, I guess my Remington 760 would be my most expensive at $139.00 plus 3x9 Redfield scope. I had my father buy for me when I was 14. At a $1.50 an hr. it took a lot of grass cutting to save enough for it.
And yes I still have it 42yrs. later.
Other than that, I treated my myself to a Browning XS Special 12ga. O\U a few years ago.

grant1265
May 24, 2011, 08:51 PM
$2200 Browning Citori 625- still use it as my sporting clays shotgun and I love it.

robot1125
May 24, 2011, 10:10 PM
Les Baer Monolith Heavyweight - $1800

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/46958/Monolith.jpg

jhansman
May 24, 2011, 10:43 PM
$700 for my Howa 1500 Varminter Supreme. Will never sell it.

1858
May 24, 2011, 11:10 PM
Accuracy International AW that cost a little over $6,000 ... I'm sure that firearms will be allowed in Hell. I plan on bringing a bunch!! :fire:

AR-yoter
May 24, 2011, 11:45 PM
$1100 and it will be burried with me in my truck

TIMC
May 25, 2011, 02:09 AM
Springfield Armory M-21 $2600 + the Smith Enterprises mount + optics about $4000 total and yes I still have it!

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v369/timc/SpringfieldM21.jpg?t=1306303713

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