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The Holy Grail.

Discussion in 'NFA Firearms and Accessories' started by tarosean, Feb 16, 2011.

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  1. tarosean

    tarosean Member

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    Im just curious as to what the Holy Grail of the NFA world would be???

    i.e. the guns that there are probably only 1 or 2 in the DB.
     
  2. MtnCreek

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    Any Dillon MiniGuns in the DB?
     
  3. CoRoMo

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    I was also going to say Dillon, but there might or might not be one or two G18s in the registry. That is far from what I'd call a Holy Grail though. But I think I've heard/read that there are only a couple transferable Kalashnikovs in the US. I don't know, but that is one that I'd place high on the list.
     
  4. DoubleTapDrew

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    Probably a mini-gun. The last transferrable one I saw for sale was asking $200k or $250k, can't remember which. Even if I was given one for free I could never afford to feed it.
    Someone was selling a pair of M249s on Sturmgewehr around that same time for $45k each, I don't think there are many of those in the DB. I've seen AKs listed in the $14k-$15k range so there must be a few out there (although those were probably converted guns, not factory originals).
    I have heard no G18s are here since they weren't released until 1986 but have heard there are a couple beretta 93Rs. Saw one for sale, I think the owner was asking like $28k IIRC and was talking about how rare transferrable ones are.
     
  5. TexasRifleman

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    Not many M14's, I have always heard less than 10 with stamps.
     
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    Dang, I would have guessed more M14s than that. The 93R is another I figured would be few.
     
  7. Robert

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    For me, and it may not be that rare, it would have to be a Lewis Gun. Always wanted one.
     
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    what about the M3 carbine?
     
  9. TexasRifleman

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    I would too but I've had several serious collectors cite that number. I know when they do come up for sale the prices are staggering.

    My personal Holy Grail is a Walther MPL submachinegun. I know there are a few because at one time I owned one and had to sell it. Bad times in the 80s :(

    Been trying to get one back ever since and I can never find one for sale.
     
  10. tarosean

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    Just saw one today as a matter of fact.


    http://www.longmountain.com/
     
  11. TexasRifleman

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    Thanks. Dealer sample, can't have that one :(

    I see lots of them that are dealer samples, not many fully transferable.
     
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    M40A1 106MM Recoilless rifle. Supposedly there are some on the registry. It is a true fire breathing monster. Not sure what I would even do with it, but I sure would like to have it sitting in my living room as a conversation starter. :D

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    was there ever such thing as a Full Auto Ruger Standard/MKI/II?
     
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    For me, a Colt 'Monitor'.
     
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    The FG42 and MkB42(W) are both pretty interesting and extremely rare...

    Me, I'd be happy with an RPD.
     
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    I thought that some Vietnam vets got exemption after GCA 68 to bring back AKs.
    Well you could still register one, it's not a machine gun so you could still register a new one.
     
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    I thought I read somewhere that the movie Red Dawn was responsible for bringing in most of the NFA "AK" variants that are in the US....
     
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    I would only 'Holy Grail' the all original Kalashnikov from the man himself. I don't think that there are but a couple hundred, true factory original transferables in the US. Just the history factor alone for me.
     
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    The GE M134 used in predator, terminator, matrix and a bunch of other movies sold for $125k with blank and live barrels and all of the movie prop stuff back in 2000
     
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    i think an fg42 is up there, i only ever saw one for sale and it was like $150k
     
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    Imported machineguns couldn't be entered into the registry after the 1968 Gun Control Act, so any that were imported because of Red Dawn would be dealer samples only.
     
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    I would imagine that they were imported as semis and converted to full auto in the US.
     
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    Simple answer: The ones we can't get our hands on. Like the AN-94, and the PP19 Bizon
     
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    We are talking about the guns that are in the registry, not those that can't be.
     
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