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Which one to sell

Discussion in 'Handguns: General Discussion' started by -terry, Sep 29, 2007.

  1. -terry

    -terry Well-Known Member

    Hi Guize,
    I have four handguns and want to sell one of them. What do you suggest?

    .22 Browning Buckmark Stainless URX. Almost new. With scope.
    9mm Walther P99c. For carry. Shoots well, one year old.
    9mm CZ 97b stainless. Worked up for competition, which I guess I won't do, very accurate.
    .45 Sig P220. Target Trigger, 1985. Smooth as butter and a great shooter.

    Which one should I sell? I can't decide.

  2. Lonestar49

    Lonestar49 Well-Known Member

    Logic, hopefully..


    The one you use least, or need, for whatever you own your guns for.

    Or, the one that is least likely to do the job, of whatever, with the least amount of shots fired.

    Or the one that cost the MOST to use, and is putting a crimp in your pocket book.

    Or the one that has given you the most grief, jams, need of fixing, etc.

    Or the one that holds the least amount of gleam in your eyes.

  3. CWL

    CWL Well-Known Member

    If you have to, dump the Walther. The remaining 3 are classics.

    If you have to sell any more, I suggest you sell a kidney...
  4. armoredman

    armoredman Well-Known Member

    CZ97 or CZ75? If you have a 97 in 9mm, hang on to it - it's the only one ever made! :) If it's a CZ75 in 9mm, still hang on, excellent pistol. If you reload, sell the 22. If you don't reload, sell the 45, cheaper to shoot the others, and 9mm will certainly do the job with decent ammo.
  5. hexidismal

    hexidismal Well-Known Member

    armoredman got to it first, but I had the same question...

    9mm CZ97b ?
  6. glockman19

    glockman19 Well-Known Member

    Dump the 9mm Walther P99c.
  7. koja48

    koja48 member

    The Walther, BUT, I would like a Buckmark someday . . .
  8. 10-Ring

    10-Ring Well-Known Member

    Of the options you provide, I would sell the Walther because I'm just not a fan of the 99c ;)
  9. 461

    461 Well-Known Member

    What's the purpose of selling one?
  10. Ala Dan

    Ala Dan Member in memoriam

    If you must, here is another vote to dump the Walther; as the SIG P220 can do
    anything the Walther can do, and do it better~! ;)

    The .45 ACP P220 may cost you more too shoot; but the cost will be
    made up in the accuracy of the weapon. :D:D
  11. shooter429

    shooter429 Well-Known Member

    Keep the Browning for sure

    Keep the Sig too as these are both accurate, great handling weapons. Both will be great for targets, plinking etc. The Sig is top shelf service/defense gun in a great caliber.

    So Walther or CZ?

    I would say either 9 would be expendable if they were mine, but I would lean towards keeping a comp gun cuz you already invested time and material that you won't be able to recover at the sale.

    So, sell the Walther.

    Hope this helps

  12. bannockburn

    bannockburn Well-Known Member

    Well the Walther and the CZ are both the same caliber... So I guess which ever one of those two which could be more readily replaced at a future date (Walther), or which one is still box stock and therefore has broader appeal on the open market (Walther). I would not want to be without a .22, or a .45, for that matter
  13. f4t9r

    f4t9r Well-Known Member

    you should keep them. One always regrets selling one of the family
  14. Zen21Tao

    Zen21Tao Well-Known Member

    If you don't NEED it to carry, I'd say to dump the Walther. If you look at what you can get out of each gun now vs replacement costs later, the Walther looks like it would be the easiest and cheapest to replace at a later time. CZs are becoming much more popular and as such, value is rising higher in on them every day. And the Sig, well Sigs holds their value real well. But, used Walther P99c are much less plentiful right now (making them in higher demand) but, as time goes by, more and more will make it to the used market. As more hit the used market, competition to fill demand should drive the prices on them down. Personally, I believe that you should be able to get more out of it right now than it would cost you to replace it later.

    ADKWOODSMAN Well-Known Member

    DON'T sell any, you'll regret it in the longrun.
  16. MPanova

    MPanova Well-Known Member

    How much do you want for the P99? :D
  17. -terry

    -terry Well-Known Member

    It's a CZ75 9mm. I appreciate all the replies. The concencus seems to be to sell the Walther, but then I'd have no carry gun. I don't carry often but I can't see myself carrying the sig, it's very big. Lots of food for thought here guys.

    The problem, and the reason I posted, is that they are all really nice guns. Clean, good looking, no FTFs with any of them, accurate.

    I don't really need the money...if I did the kidney idea sounds good.

    BTW, I have a whole reloading setup, 3K of brass for 9 and 45, yada, yada, so they aren'e expensive to shoot. Only problem is I haven't shot any of them in the past 6 months...I've been racing RC sailboats of all things.

  18. dav

    dav Well-Known Member

    Part of the equation might be "which would be easiet to sell"?

    I'll take the Sig.

    Okay, question answered! ;)
  19. orionengnr

    orionengnr Well-Known Member


    I would not sell my carry pistol (until I had a new one bought, tested and trusted).

    I would not sell a .22 if you shoot it. It is the most economical caliber to shoot.

    If I were set up to reload .45 acp, I'd keep that one as well.

    At this point, we have it narrowed down a bit, don't we?... :)
  20. crebralfix

    crebralfix member

    Sell me the P220 for $300...it can't be worth much if it's that old ;)

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