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Got promoted! How do I spoil myself.

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by Lennyjoe, Jun 15, 2005.

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  1. Lennyjoe

    Lennyjoe Member

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    I just found out that I made E-7. Finally in the top 3.

    Now the question is, what should I buy (gun wise) to spoil myself?

    Suggestion......
     
  2. Preacherman

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    Well, there's a P-7, which comes close to matching your grade...

    Congratulations! Do all THR members in the area get to "punch on" the extra stripe? :evil:
     
  3. KaceCoyote

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    I'd say, purchase a rifle six times more expensive than you feel comfortable purchasing. It isnt spoling unless Ramen noodles begin to look awful pricey..
     
  4. Waitone

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    I think something made by GE would be appropriate. :evil:
     
  5. gaston_45

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    I think what you really need to do is buy ammo for all of us at the high road! Just think of it as your highroad wet down! :D
     
  6. wasrjoe

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    P7 would be nice. A very good example of a Finnish Nagant? Or maybe a great Enfield. Perhaps a nice Garand. Or an M1 Carbine - with a para stock! Doesn't have to be original, but extra points if it is. Or a good SFN49...
     
  7. cortez kid

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    Colt 1911 .45 with the ivories and an outstanding holster set with a custom made buckle for a master wing nut. Congratulations by the way. I remember walking the hallways during the first space shuttle disaster. Stationed at Vandenberg AFB. I turned to a Capt. I knew and said "it could have been much worse". "How?" was his reply. "Could have had a couple of NCO's on board". OOH the look!
    kid
     
  8. Lennyjoe

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    Hmm, a P-7 might be just right. Or even the Garand is a good idea. :D
     
  9. wasrjoe

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    Well if you have to buy something, YOU could buy ME ... :evil: :)
     
  11. DMK

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    If it was me, I'd buy a new 1911. Maybe a lightweight S&W.

    Or buy a basic milspec, then have a good 1911 smith build something nice for you. That's spoiling yourself!
     
  12. Black Majik

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    Nothing says you've made it quite like a Ted Yost 1911 :D
     
  13. stevelyn

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    A Les Baer Thunder Ranch Special.
     
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    I think an M1, an M1A or an AR15 would fit your profession quite nice.
     
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    Knowing how much you like to hunt, I'd go for a really nice custom hunting rifle. You can get left-handed Mauser style actions (stainless or "in the white") from Charles Daly that can take any cartridge from .22Hornet - .458WinMag. I'd probably go all out with a wildcat, or some obscure cartrige like 9.3x64R, or 8x68mm, or something like that. Get a nice match grade tube put on it, and then get a really nice fancy grade walnut stock custom fit to your body. By the time you're done buying all that plus an appropriate scope and some reloading dies and lifetime's supply of brass, you'll probably be out $2-5,000 depending on just how fancy you go.
     
  16. KriegHund

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    First of all, congratulations!

    Secondly, get a real nice (heavy barrel, nice scope, godly stock) bolt action .22 target rifle.
     
  17. Daedalus

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    Guys, guys, the obvious answer is a Chrome AK wit Da Switch.
     
  18. Harry Paget Flashman

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    Congratulations. Don't know how the Air Force does it, but Chief's initiation in the Navy required most of that promotion money being converted into a fist-full of one dollar bills to pay "fines". Between initiation and a whole new wardrobe of khaki's, blue's and white's there wasn't much left over for guns.
     
  19. Lennyjoe

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    LMAO. Thats a good one.

    So many choices. Whats a man to do :confused: :D
     
  20. SRYnidan

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    Welcome to the club.
    The P7 gets my vote if that floats your boat.
     
  21. jobu07

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    How about a nice, big, black, evil, M82? :D Nothing spells success like f-i-f-t-y ;)
     
  22. AirForceShooter

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    most I made was E-5 and then stupidly I let them make me an officer.
    stoopid, stoopid, stoopid

    AFS
     
  23. Glockster35

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    Glad someone made it, I'm celebrating pass-over once again...man this sucks! :mad:
     
  24. Sergeant Sabre

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    Take anybody E-6 or below that works in your unit/section/whatever to the base club and open a tab at the bar equal to the amount of your pay raise.

    THEN go buy a Colt.
     
  25. ReadyontheRight

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    Congrats! I concur with a high-end 1911.

    Are we talking GE Minigun? :) Do they make any other weapons?
     
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