What are the great guns for $365 and under?


June 2, 2012, 10:08 PM
Skipping one candy bar a day from the vending machine turns into $365 after a year, $366 if it's a leap year.

What great guns have you recently seen or gotten for $365 or less:

Here is my favorite, a 1934 Remington 31R:


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Buck Kramer
June 2, 2012, 10:16 PM
I can build an AK for a little less than that :)

June 2, 2012, 10:24 PM
I got my sp2022 for 370..

Armed 24/7
June 2, 2012, 10:27 PM
I got my 1950's 870 wingmaster for about half of that.

June 2, 2012, 10:30 PM
I got my 1950's 870 wingmaster for about haft of that.

Exactly. There are really great guns out there that do not cost an arm an a leg.

June 2, 2012, 10:33 PM
A few of my favorite firearms are Sub 365 $ aquisitions (it doesn't hurt to buy used)

Ruger 10" Target MKII


Remington 41 target master


Henry Mare's leg


Glenfield Model 60 rescued from a local pawn shop


June 2, 2012, 10:36 PM
it doesn't hurt to buy used

And a little finish wear usually will not change the point of aim or any other important feature.

June 2, 2012, 10:41 PM
Browning buckmark urx, Ruger 22/45 lite, Remington 870, lcr22lr, s&w snub.
Off the top of my head.

Tons of Marlin rifles.

Ky Larry
June 2, 2012, 11:18 PM
Check Bud's Gun Shopeb site for a S&W Model 10 trade in. I looked a few of these the other day. Some had some finish/holster wear but they all locked up like Ft. Knox and had cood triggers and bright bores. Also, he had a Stevens bolt rifle (Model 200 ?) in .30-06,used but it looked brand new. It had rings and a 4X12 Redfield scope and was,IIRC, $279.00.

June 3, 2012, 12:01 AM
Not looking to buy anything but it's always nice to hear about great guns at affordable prices.

June 3, 2012, 12:07 AM
kel tec p11/pf9/p3at
s&w 5906

June 3, 2012, 01:07 AM
Stevens 311
Ruger 10/22
Mauser k98
Enfield Mk I
Charles Daly HP
Charter Arms Bulldog

To name a few.

Of course these are used prices but that is what I try to buy unless I can't find something that I really want.

June 3, 2012, 01:10 AM
All of my guns were under 365, I get most of mine used.

June 3, 2012, 01:36 AM
I just got a XD-9 for $300. :)

June 3, 2012, 01:55 AM
My 870, my savage .22, my bersa380! My sigma 9!I've had a lot of fun with these!

June 3, 2012, 02:08 AM
This year I got a pristine 6" S&W Model 19 for $350 and a nice .32 Walther PP for 330.

Ignition Override
June 3, 2012, 02:27 AM
The modestly-priced WW2 battle rifle which has aperture sights: Lee-Enfield #4/Mk.1.
All of my guns are milsurp except for the .22, and all are rifles.

June 3, 2012, 07:08 AM
Hello friends and neighbors // Nice finds folks, quality used firearms are everywhere.
Some shops just try to charge near new prices for shooters, go to another shop.

I am fortunate to frequent the same 7+ shops monthly and hit some extra shops when on the road.
Some shops it is unfortunate to see what they try to charge but check them anyway.
I know of one that has high prices on everything but revolvers, another that sells older shotguns at very low prices. Different shops respect different firearms.

Most recent in that price range, $365 tax and all:

Remington, 870 ,Wingmaster, 1953, VG, 12ga., ------------------------------ $224.70

Remington, 870, Express Super Mag., Turkey Cammo, 2005, VG, 12ga. ---- $340.00

S&W, 586, 4", 1983, F (blemished finish on one side ) .357/.38 ---------------------------- $353.00

Dan Wesson, 14, 2", $1976??, VG ( action too tight,barrel too close to cylinder but mostly just new) .357/.38------------- $294.00 + one hour cleaning and adjusting.

BTW nice Rem. 31, RIOT "roller bearing action", I have not seen one with a riot barrel.

My last 31 purchase was a 1948, 16ga. with the aluminum rec.
I was on the road,Penn./Maryland border, popped into a GS and they had two 31s which is rare.
The 16ga., upon inspection, was loaded ...rarer still.. they came down on the already fair price $25.00, too rare to pass on.

It also comes in low enough and is reliable enough to fit this thread.:D

Taurus 617 CCW
June 3, 2012, 09:35 AM
I've gotten a few deals over the years,

2004, Remington 870 Wingmaster (1970's era), $170
2005, Mosin Nagant M44, $49
2005, Turkish Mauser 98, $49
2005, Smith and Wesson 629, 6" barrel $350
2005, Beretta 92 FS police trade in, $350
2006, Thompson Contender .44 mag $50 (frame was given to me, paid $50 for the barrel)
2009, Bersa Thunder .380, $200
2010, Brand new Ruger LCP, $250

June 3, 2012, 12:24 PM
Remington 870 20 ga. Rem choke, for sale in a shop near me for $275. It's parked and in great shape. I wanted an older blued gun, but I'm tempted.

June 3, 2012, 12:40 PM
A lot of the 45GAP Glocks and Springfield Armorys are selling for that slightly used.

June 3, 2012, 12:42 PM
Smith & Wesson model 10 trade-in from Buds for $265. It is a little rougher than I wanted it but it will do its job just fine. I ended up buying it at the very end of the lot, so I wasn't exactly getting the pick of the litter.

loose noose
June 3, 2012, 01:00 PM
Got a 1931 Model 12 field gun in 12 Ga. for a $150.00 just after the first of this year.

June 3, 2012, 02:07 PM
All three of my Bersa 9mms were $360 or less. My Witness P carry was $375.

June 3, 2012, 02:35 PM
S&W 629 had a tool mark in the barrel the owner was afraid to shoot it I took it off his hands for $175.00 sent it back to S&W and they screwed a new barrel on and paid the shipping both ways.

June 3, 2012, 03:29 PM
If you're looking for a .30 caliber hunting rifle, don't overlook a military surplus rifle such as the Yugoslav Mauser '98, or my personal favorite - the Mosin-Nagant. I bought my 1891/30 Mosin-Nagant in April 2010 for $89.95 online. The 7.62x54r ammo is comparable to a .308 Winchester and sells for $9 to $10 dollars for a 20 round box.

June 3, 2012, 03:58 PM
Everything in this picture was well under $365, except for the M1 Garand of course.


You can get a M1895 Nagant revolver for $100 and have $265 left over to buy 32S&W Long rounds at $14 a box (best price I've found online so far). That revolver is incredibly fun to shoot.

Unfortunately last time I checked CMMG's website these 22LR uppers now cost a hair more than $365. They were $350 when I got them. Inflation will get you when you least expect it. :uhoh:

95% + of the shooting I do while off-duty is 22LR, and these uppers are still incredibly fun and cost less to shoot for a few hours than a game of golf most places.


The guns I plan on buying in the foreseeable future are well under $365. Heck for $365 I could get a M95 Steyr and a TT-33 Tokarev. I should be able to hook up a nice 22LR revolver for under that price too.

June 3, 2012, 05:04 PM
A few weeks ago I bought a CMMG .22 upper for $360. Google and Shopping.

June 3, 2012, 05:07 PM
I suppose I might add I got my Ciener 1911 conversion for about $250.

June 3, 2012, 05:53 PM
semi-auto .22 rifle and a Smith and Wesson Model 10.

June 3, 2012, 10:24 PM
Hello all,
A few years ago I saw a Remington 870 12 gauge and a Winchester 1300 12 gauge go for $200 each, and there was a Remington 341 .22 bolt gun that went for $160 at the last gun show.

June 3, 2012, 10:41 PM
Firestorm .22 (new)

Savage bolt .243 (used)

Ruger MK III Standard 6" (new)

Savage Axis .223 w/scope (new)

June 3, 2012, 10:43 PM
1915 no1 MKIII numbers matching enfield make
brazilian vz24 "guerrilla rifle" numbers matching
gew 88 commission rifle
1950's numbers matching no1 mkIII ishapore -in 303
1942 no4mkI numbers matching savage make
type 99 arisaka
pietta 1860 army- havent shot it yet bu twill soon
1949 numbers matching mosin nagant 91/30
K31 matching numbers

all within the last 12 months for less then 350

June 3, 2012, 10:47 PM
Used and notably less than $365......


The NAA .22 WMR Pug, not the Benchmade.


June 3, 2012, 11:08 PM
Cdnn has m&P's for $399. Save a couple more dollars and buy one. You will have no regrets!

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June 3, 2012, 11:24 PM
My savage axis Xp .308 with 3-9X40 scope and camo stock brand new on a good sale at cabela's $329. Used walther P22Q w/ crimson trace laser bought from someone on here shipped for $275. Wish I could find a good deal on an XD9 somewhere!

June 3, 2012, 11:25 PM
I have an SW9V, as far as it being the older model, well the trigger pull has lessened with age, smooth slide action, No jams or misfires so far, I have the 16 round box mag, and i shoot Hornady 115 gr. FTX Critical Defense rounds, I have had no problems so far and would recommend it as an under $300 gun. (currently $250 for either 9mm or .40)

June 4, 2012, 11:04 PM
1944 vintage Mosin Nagant M38 - $150
70s vintage Dan Wesson 15-2 - $300 OTD
'72 S&W M66 - $375 (close)

June 5, 2012, 10:14 PM
A gently used BUL 9mm.

June 6, 2012, 12:32 AM
I'm building a car from scratch the same way... stopped cable TV and Starbucks... it adds up!

You can always just keep saving for something better - who says you have to buy something now?

June 6, 2012, 09:16 PM
Bersa Thunder 380
Bersa Tunder 9

Both brand new, excellent shooting.

Chevelle SS
June 6, 2012, 09:25 PM
Buy a couple of cheap pump shotguns like a Stevens 67 and a Maverick 88

June 7, 2012, 12:02 AM
Feg p9r
Rossi m68
S&w 908, 5906
870's all day
Mossy 500
Savage 110 - 350

Seen all, recently, under 350

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