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Old 03-05-2013, 05:52   #26
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My dear old Dad owned this Seecamp in 25acp.

I'll never sell it.......but, if someone wanted it bad enough, even it would have a price. If someone wanted to give me $100,000 for it.......well, Dad would understand!

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Old 03-05-2013, 06:55   #27
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My scoped M1A Match is more accurate than most bolt guns. It's a keeper and has a perfect 2lb factory trigger in it. Colt Series 70 Gold Cup and Sig 220 would never leave either. Like my Glocks but I would even keep my HK USPF 45 first as a polymer gun.
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Old 03-05-2013, 07:08   #28
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what other handguns have you owned? why is it your favorite?
I haven't owned very many (still in my 20's). Springfield XD40, Taurus .38 super, Glock 24, and a Ruger MK3. I've also got good trigger time on a few 1911s and Smith & Wesson poly guns. My Gock 23 is my favorite because of how well it fits my hand and how natural my POA is with it. It's like it was built for me. I got the trigger sitting at a 3.25# pull just how I like it. I've put up my best times shooting in practical pistol matches with my G23. And it's also been diehard reliable (even with a tac light). I honestly couldn't ask for more out of a handgun.
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Old 03-05-2013, 07:16   #29
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Typically I do a lot of research before every purchase so there is a definite reason for owning each of my guns.

That being said, the last guns I'd want to let go of right now are all my evil "assault rifles", for obvious reasons.

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Old 03-05-2013, 07:26   #30
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I upgrade my tools so I sell my old ones to get the fund for the new stuffs. Firearms are just tools, so I do sell them for upgrade/change purposes.


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Old 03-05-2013, 07:37   #31
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Never say never, when it comes to firearms, or any other material things.
I'll give you that, and tailor my answer accordingly.

My XD 357 was purchased with some money my Grandfather left me. I intend to keep it until I'm in the dirt, unless it goes to one of my kids first.
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Old 03-05-2013, 07:44   #32
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Been shooting Cowboy Action for a long time. After a lot of guns going down the road, I've settled on 2 pair of Great Western IIs, one with real case hardening from Turnbull. A 38 only limited edition Marlin, and a custom replica 1897 Winchester 12 gauge.
On the self defense side, a Ruger lcp with laser, my gen4 g26 and an XDM 3.8 .45 compact.
Years ago, my dad was a champion target archer because he didn't keep switching to the new "bow of the year"'
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Old 03-05-2013, 08:32   #33
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I will never sell or trade my.....

Norinco Type 56S AK
Norinco Type 84S AK
Yugo M70AB2
Yugo M70B1
Mini Draco AK pistol
Russian Saiga-12
Colt LE6920 M4
Russian SKS
Chinese SKS' (3 of them)
Ruger Mini-14 GB model
Yugo M48 Mauser
Gedman K98K
Swiss K31's (2 of them)
Kel-Tec PMR-30
Glock 19 OD
Beretta 92FS (Italian)
Russian Makarov
Star BM
Ruger Single Six (1964)

there are probably more, I will have to check later.

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Old 03-05-2013, 08:48   #34
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Every firearm I have at this time, has sentimental value. So I will never sell or trade them unless it is truly an absolute necessity and I have exhausted all other reasonable means to get money.
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Old 03-05-2013, 08:52   #35
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Most of the guns that I have now I will not likely sell, but my Smith & Wesson Model 29-2 4" I will never sell it and it will be passed down to one of my kids. I hope they do the same.

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Old 03-05-2013, 08:57   #36
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my G17! Not unique, but unique in the sense that it was my first firearm purchased!
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Old 03-05-2013, 09:03   #37
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My fathers duty pistol that he used while on duty. A Taurus pt-101. One of the first ones made without rails. Its more of a safe queen these days but I will never sell it.

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Old 03-05-2013, 09:15   #38
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Thanks to everyone for your posts; whether telling us about your prized firearm that has large sentimental value or, why, although you greatly enjoy and cherish specific firearms, you realize that sometimes you have to make financial decisions for the best of your family which rules out being able to keep the said gun.

To certain members, Im sorry, I didnt mean to come across as a young gun whose hard headed and ignorant - I appreciate all your advise and points of views.. thanks

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Old 03-05-2013, 09:28   #39
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I thought Id post up some handguns that I truly miss, and because life happened I had to get rid of.

the Beretta 96 was my first handgun
the Kimber Pro Carry 2 was a great carry gun
the Glock m20 was a beast

I wish I was able to hold onto them; but when it comes to debt or taking care of loved ones, obviously the guns had to go
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Old 03-05-2013, 10:13   #40
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I suppose the only one that would come close to earning that label would by the Marlin Model 60 my grandfather gave me. It's then only gun I have that has any sentimental value to it.
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Old 03-05-2013, 10:26   #41
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Im quite new to GL but, like most firearm enthusiasts I have firearms that I feel Id NEVER get rid of... granted most of my friends have seen me go from one to another, but my Ruger Mini 14 tactical is probably never gonna leave my collection.

WHY? Because It wasn't really that much at purchase, I love firing it & it offers soo much for me I cant ever see its resale being worth while.

What are your "Never Sell" firearms & why?
I have some old long guns my dad purchased for me when I was a boy and some he gave just before he passed away a year ago. None of them are "high-end" guns but are priceless to me. Those will be passed down to my son. The rest of my personal guns may come and go at any moment if the deal is right.
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Old 03-05-2013, 10:27   #42
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Firearms that will never be sold:


S&W mdl 19-4 (Bangor Punta era gun) - also FIRST revolver.
SAI M1A. Started life as a 'Standard' (very early SAI!) and is comparable to a SuperMatch (w/o rear lug), now.
Colt Gold Cup NM
S&W mdl 41

Awwwwww heck. . . . List too long to name. I'm not selling any of 'em!!!!!!!
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Old 03-05-2013, 10:32   #43
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Brian,

I wonder if you ever sold a gun! I have sold a few that I came to regret over the years, some that I re-purchased, even.
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Old 03-05-2013, 10:36   #44
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I'l sell anything if the reason and price is right.
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Old 03-05-2013, 10:39   #45
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I thought Id post up some handguns that I truly miss, and because life happened I had to get rid of.

the Beretta 96 was my first handgun
the Kimber Pro Carry 2 was a great carry gun
the Glock m20 was a beast

I wish I was able to hold onto them; but when it comes to debt or taking care of loved ones, obviously the guns had to go
I feel the pain, brother! I gave my HK P9S to my friend who was my best man and crossed the Atlantic for it. At least I had the priviledge to teach his son to shoot with that gun.

And then I have guns that I got from friends that have a special place, are above the rest for sentimental reasons.

I think that this is what you are really driving at, sentiments. It is good that we can afford them.
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Old 03-05-2013, 11:11   #46
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Man, I've sold one gun because I kinda bought it on a whim, didn't really like it, and never shot it. Otherwise, I just can't see myself selling any guns.

It's like my tool collection. I don't use all of them frequently but I like knowing they're there. Just last night I was in my shop cleaning some guns I hadn't handled in a while. It's like seeing an old friend.
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Old 03-05-2013, 11:14   #47
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My never sell gun is an heirloom singleshot 410 that gets passed down by generations. From my great grandfather to me, our names are all whittled in under the butt plate.
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Old 03-05-2013, 12:50   #48
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My S&W M&P9L isn't going anywhere. I know it's just a plain Jane plastic pistol but that thing is just dead nuts reliable, and I love shooting it.

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Old 03-05-2013, 14:18   #49
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My G26 is too useful and versatile to sell.

I also have a Beretta 92FS Inox that I would only sell if I absolutely had to. It is a beautiful gun both aesthetically and functionally, and it was a reward for losing a major amount of weight and getting healthier, so there is a certain amount of "trophy" sentiment attached to it.

There are two other guns I don't have yet, but which will probably be mine within the next year or two when my elderly father joins the choir silent. One is a Winchester bolt-action .22LR that he has owned since he was young, and which was the first firearm I ever shot. The other is a Taurus .38 special revolver. It is just an OK shooter and its trigger is pretty gritty, but my dad also had it for a long time and it just isn't going anywhere after he leaves me.
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I feel the pain, brother! I gave my HK P9S to my friend who was my best man and crossed the Atlantic for it. At least I had the priviledge to teach his son to shoot with that gun.

And then I have guns that I got from friends that have a special place, are above the rest for sentimental reasons.

I think that this is what you are really driving at, sentiments. It is good that we can afford them.
Completely, the attachments we gain with inanimate objects can get pretty silly; but like you said, at least we are able to taste the luxury of owning/affording them.
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