Whats the most expensive gun you brought

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  1. 22-rimfire

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    Hmm, most expensive? That would probably have to be the D-engraved NIB Colt Diamondback in 22. But that was a few years ago and the price is not important. Have not spent over $1,000 since on any firearm. That is going to change soon. Time to start buying Colts again.
     
  2. jiminhobesound

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    About 1976 I bought a Citori. Could not shoot it. My friends shot it well. I got rid of it as soon as possible, lost a few hundred bucks. Lesson learned; if one learns to shood a sxs at a young age stay with that style. I do have a HD pump but never tried a a non sxs type gun for hunting after the Citori.
     
  3. smurfman

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    The most expensive, initially usable gun is a toss up between a pair of Browing Citori 525 Sporting Clays shotguns, one 12 ga, the other 20 and any one of several European drillings.
    The most expensive gun I bought in relation to income was a Johnson 1941 rifle.
     
  4. MMcfpd

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    HK USC; I might've been happy with it if it had cost about a third of what it did.
     
  5. Rembrandt

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    I don't spend a good chunk of money on a gun without doing extensive research beforehand....that's why I'm happy with the purchases and still have them. Not really important how much they cost, but the quality is there.
     
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  6. Fanky

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    My most expensive so far has been my DPMS Sportical. After initial purchase price, i've added a couple hundred dollars in optics and tasteful upgrades, bringing the total cost to around a thousand. It's quickly becoming my favorite rifle in the herd.
     
  7. toivo

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    I paid $1000 for my Browning BT-99 trap shotgun. I'm very happy with it. It's a keeper. :)
     
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    Les Bear super varmint in .204 ruger, orderd it during my first deployment to Iraq, cost me $2,300 plus shipping. Thats about a months worth of combat pay for an E-4 combat engineer. That was in 2005 and I still have, love, and shoot the hell out of that rifle. Me and a Marine friend of mine took it out a couple weekends back and busted up a bunch of sage rats (about the size of a pop can) we started at about 250 yards and got board quick. They are not even a challenge till they are 350 or farther.
     
  9. Piney Woods

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    Ruger Super Blackhawk 44 Magnum.
    I very foolishly offered to trade a guy for it, offering to fix his computer. Took me 42 hours. Ouch! And before you say "Ain't computers just a couple of hundred bucks?", back then a cheap desktop was about $4,000.
     
  10. saenzrich

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    Am I the 1st to notice this......bring where?
     
  11. Ronsch

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    In 1991, I bought a NIB .44 magnum blued Desert Eagle. It cost $1250.00 out the door. Unfortunately, I do not have it any longer. I sold it to my younger brother, and he eventually traded it for some other firearms. Still wish I have it...
     
  12. double bogey

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    Benelli M2. $1225. Like it fine, but it's a 12 and I like to shoot a 20 a little better (not due to recoil, better challenge).
     
  13. BullfrogKen

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    Bought? Don't really remember.


    I think I spent over $1,500 in custom work on a Commander I spent about $5-600 on.

    I took a week leave to go spend with Jim Garthwaite building my up own 1911 from an unfinished frame. Including the parts, a week off work, the hotel and food, and Jim's fee that's probably the most expensive.
     
  14. GrimCPT

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    Bought my Springfield Champion 1911 for $1000 a little over a year ago. It has been worth every penny.
     
  15. SharpsDressedMan

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    Bought it in 1994, and it is possibly worth 60-80% more than I paid for it, and the waiting list got longer. 4-5 years. Shiloh Sharps 45-70. [​IMG][/IMG]
     
  16. Dr.Rob

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    I spent probably too much on a Savage in .375H&H with a Burris scope, but a buddy needed the money.

    I've spent more ON my Colt 6920 because I can't seem to stop shooting it and I've gone through several accessories that I've changed my mind on later.
     
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  17. carbuncle

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    My H&K USP 45 Compact remains the most expensive firearm I've bought, it was about about 900 after tax back in 2001. Sold it because I needed money, haven't got around to buying a replacement for it, yet.
     
  18. neolithic1

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    hmm, lets see, i would have to say my armalite m-15 a4, 900 before accessories, about 1800 after optics, furniture, and mags...........
     
  21. GCMkc

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    PTR-91K ~ $1099
    MSAR STG-556 ~ $1000

    Not the most expensive guns in the collection. My father has some Nazi Lugers that are worth more than my life.
     
  22. mgmorden

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    Gotta admit I've never splurged much. There are some "project" guns that I don't even want to start adding up because I'll realize I could have had a custom built rifle instead of a pile of parts, but as far as an actual honest-to-goodness gun, it'd have to be my AR15. I've got about $700 in it.
     
  23. Sauer Grapes

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    In keeping with Cajun's theme, I guess my Remington 760 would be my most expensive at $139.00 plus 3x9 Redfield scope. I had my father buy for me when I was 14. At a $1.50 an hr. it took a lot of grass cutting to save enough for it.
    And yes I still have it 42yrs. later.
    Other than that, I treated my myself to a Browning XS Special 12ga. O\U a few years ago.
     
  24. grant1265

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    $2200 Browning Citori 625- still use it as my sporting clays shotgun and I love it.
     
  25. robot1125

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    Les Baer Monolith Heavyweight - $1800

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