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Old 02-22-2013, 19:31   #1
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Would you sell one of your Glocks to buy a SW 19-3?

Just wondering what you all would do. With the hyper inflated prices that people are paying during the panic of '13, I could probably get a good price.
The Smith 19-3 is in top condition and I have first dibs on this revolver and another Smith 36.
So, what would you do?

Would you sell a mini-14 to fund the purchases?

Disclaimer: This is not an add to sell any gun.
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Old 02-22-2013, 19:39   #2
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Maybe yes or no. I know since the 19-3 is a K-frame,some of them can not handle hot loads over 158 grain before the forcing cone might crack. And, the barrel replacement are hard to get. Call S&W and tell them the serial number and go from there.
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Old 02-22-2013, 19:44   #3
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Yes, I would.

Considering I paid $247.95 for my beloved 19-4, in 1979, to get a 19-3 in very good to great condition, I'd trade/sell my G30SF in a heartbeat!
(My G30SF is the lesser of all of my evils. I can still replace it, anytime!)

Here is my beloved 19-4 (Bangor-Punta S&W.)

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ETA: This revolver is NOT for sale, btw!!
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Old 02-22-2013, 19:57   #4
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Nope, I wouldn't sell a carry gun to buy a safe queen.
Nope, I wouldn't sell a hi-cap to buy a sixgun.
Nope, I won't cave in to the gun bans without a fight.

I'd buy a S&W if I wanted one, and I did, but if I had to sell a Glock, that means I couldn't afford it.

Of course, it all depends on how many guns you have, and how many you can afford to keep.
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Old 02-22-2013, 20:05   #5
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Everytime I sold a firearm to buy another I always wound up regretting it in the long haul.
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Old 02-22-2013, 20:08   #6
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Wouldn't think twice if the Smith was is in 98% condition. Glocks are a dime a dozen.
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Old 02-22-2013, 20:13   #7
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Presuming the panic dies down shortly the price for another Glock will drop but my guess is that K frame prices are going to continue to go up or at least hold steady. If I had an extra Glock I would seriously consider selling it to get a Model 19.
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Old 02-22-2013, 20:13   #8
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I have a Model 13-3, and it is no safe queen. Woods gun, nightstand gun, trainer, and my favorite (hand) gun to shoot. I got it for $300 four years ago in very good condition.

I would not sell my only semi-auto (Glock, M&P, Xd, 1911, or what have you) but if I found myself with a redundant or rarely used semi-auto, I would do it in a heartbeat.

Most everyone who has a .357 K-frame loves them. My advice is to do your level best to buy it.
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Old 02-22-2013, 20:30   #9
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I generally don't sell or trade guns, but a classic Smith appeals to me much more than a Glock.
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Old 02-22-2013, 20:51   #10
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Depends on what you will do with the K Frame. If you want it to shoot magnums then no as the forcing cone on K Frames is weak at the bottom. I carried a Model 13 in the past which is the same gun but with fixed sights. The L Frame (586/686) is a better gun for longevity.
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Old 02-22-2013, 21:18   #11
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No but I already have two 357 magnums.
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Old 02-22-2013, 21:50   #12
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The ONLY time I'd sell a Glock I own would be for a 2 1/2 M19 Combat Magnum IF the M19 had a pinned in barrel, recessed chambers, and was in very good condition.

See I'm a fool for snub K frame magnums and I have a spare Glock I most surly would trade for one! But it would take the one above to get me to trade (or sell.)

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Old 02-22-2013, 21:59   #13
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Never would I sell my Glock...I have plenty of space in my safe for other weapons.

However if i did, I would promptly fall into deep remorse and guilt and go out and buy another Glock to replace the one I sold.

So, yeah, I am hopeless.
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Old 02-22-2013, 22:13   #14
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if the S&W is in great condition i'd probably sell my glock for it. easy to find a new glock
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Old 02-22-2013, 23:23   #15
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Hell no not right now. No gun gets sold or traded that is a good weapon just to satisfy impulse. I have never traded or sold a perfectly good gun to buy another one and felt good about it after the fact---never.
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Old 02-22-2013, 23:31   #16
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Nope. I buy with a purpose in mind and sweet as it is - I'm not sure what I'd DO with it.
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Old 02-23-2013, 03:40   #19
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Shoot. I'd sell ALL my Glocks to buy a Model 19.

Of course, I don't own a Glock....but if I did, I would.
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