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DammitBoy
October 30, 2013, 09:42 PM
That every gun I'm interested in these days is for sale in the $1200-$3000 range? :what:

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fallout mike
October 30, 2013, 09:47 PM
Bc you have expensive taste

barnbwt
October 30, 2013, 09:57 PM
Be happy it's only that bad. I've exhausted pretty every "affordable" option in my attempt to build the most obscure and eclectic set ever, and I'm left gaping at Matebas and stuff that was never even imported in the first place :(. Oh well, at least there's parts kits that will devour just as much moolah, but at a slower pace than a pre-built :D

TCB

Queen_of_Thunder
October 30, 2013, 10:01 PM
That every gun I'm interested in these days is for sale in the $1200-$3000 range? :what:
You have already bought everything under $1200 so now the sky is the limit.

tyeo098
October 31, 2013, 12:16 AM
Because you want something tacticool instead of something neat.

DammitBoy
October 31, 2013, 10:49 AM
I think Queen and Mike are closer to right. While I appreciate tacticool, most of my stuff is not and I like clean simple lines, regardless of whether its wood or plastic.

It just seems everything I like and appreciate in firearms these days costs an arm and a leg. :D

45_auto
October 31, 2013, 11:05 AM
It's not going to get any cheaper.

guitarguy314
October 31, 2013, 11:58 AM
I know what you mean. I have eccentric taste myself. Just hang in there, the longer it takes to save up, the more you'll savor the purchase.

madwildcat
October 31, 2013, 02:52 PM
As barnbwt suggested, try the building and modding route. Slower bleeding of funds and more feeling of accomplishment. Though to be fair, it only seems to slow me down a little :rolleyes:

tarosean
October 31, 2013, 02:56 PM
In the same boat....

I blame the FFL who tossed me his Ed Brown and told me to give it a whirl...

madwildcat
October 31, 2013, 05:38 PM
In the same boat....

I blame the FFL who tossed me his Ed Brown and told me to give it a whirl...
That's just a dirty, dirty move.... :)

DammitBoy
October 31, 2013, 09:36 PM
As barnbwt suggested, try the building and modding route. Slower bleeding of funds and more feeling of accomplishment. Though to be fair, it only seems to slow me down a little :rolleyes:

My Franken AR will probably cost double that of your plain average every day AR. It's a sickness I tell you!

Seekins lower, magpul furniture, billet upper, yankee hill rails, Geissele Super Dynamic trigger...

I do love everything I have though and I have cut down my arsenal dramatically from 63 firearms down to 27 so far.

Luckily, I have the money to play as I wish. The only thing that slows me down is working 24/7!

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edited to add my current gun list:

1. Pennsylvania .50 cal long blackpowder rifle dixie gunworks kit (my Dad made this kit rifle)
2. Para-Ordnance P14 .45 cal*semi-auto stainless
3. Ruger SR1911 .45 auto semi-automatic stainless
4. Ruger new model Blackhawk .357 7" barrel single action
5. Ruger new model Blackhawk .45LC 5" barrel single action
6. Ruger Mark III fluted barrel stainless steel target semi-auto
7. Ruger Alaskan .454 casull revolver
8. Ruger Super Single-Six .22/.22 magnum Blackhawk single action
9. Smith & Wesson 1918 break top 'lemon squeezer' .32SW model #3 with pearl grips dao
10. Smith & Wesson Model 36 Chief's Special .38 special revolver
11. Mauser 1896 'broomhandle' 9mm semi-auto
12. Bushmaster Carbon-15 7.5” barrel P97S .223 semi-auto
13. HK VP70z 9mm semi-auto
14. Rossi/Puma Legacy .454 casull lever action carbine
15. Benelli M1 Super 90 12ga. semi-auto shotgun
16. Stevens s/s 12ga. birdshead grip double barrel shotgun (pistol grip sawed off)
17. Safari Arms Matchmaster 5 .45 semi-auto
18. Mossberg 144 LSA .22 target bolt action
19. Remington Nylon 66 "Apache" .22 semi-auto
20. Bond Arms Derringer .410/.45 long colt double barrel
21. Sites Spectre 9mm semi-auto carbine pistol
22. Beretta CX4 Storm .45 semi-auto Carbine
23. Pietta Colt Navy 1862 cartridge conversion .38 special
24. Ruger M77 Gunsite Scout .308 bolt-action rifle
25. Ruger 10/22 Mossy Oak breakdown stainless steel rifle
26. Sig Sauer 716 Patrol ODG .308 semi-auto rifle
27. M6 Springfield Armory Scout stainless steel survival rifle .22 hornet/.410

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