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Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by ctfireman, Jul 27, 2012.


  1. ctfireman

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    My old man has been complaining as long as i can remember about his colt .25 that he sold in the 70's. I've been on the lookout since i was 21 & finally found one new in the box. The gun is mint, the box is showing some age. He was so thrilled to have it back & it certainly felt great to give it to him.
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  2. bac1023

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    Very cool :cool:
     

  3. Berto

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    woo woo

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    Good looking little pistols.
     
  4. DonD

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    Very nice thing to do for your Dad. Don
     
  5. ctfireman

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    It's actually a pretty cool little pistol. The shop has another one, not quite "mint" but i may grab it for myself.
     
  6. mj9mm

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    you, dear son, have earned your position of no.1 heir.:cool:
     
  7. glock2740

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    Gun lover.

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    Very cool. :cool: Way to go man. :)
     
  8. VN350X10

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    Most excellent !

    uncle albert
     
  9. ilgunguygt

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    Enslaved in IL

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    Excellent way to spend some cash! I think that as a person gets older they begin to really appreciate the sacrifices thier parents made for them, unfortunately sometimes its too late before they realize it.

    On that note I gave my dad a Ruger LCP for christmas a few years ago because it was all he could talk about. He was thrilled, to say the least.
     
  10. fnfalman

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    Chicks Dig It

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    That sucker is cute.
     
  11. Trigger Finger

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    Very nice, well made gun. What did you pay, if you don't mind telling!
     
  12. Glock40man

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    Awesome!:cool:
     
  13. arnold ziffle

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    aka dingle

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    astras are fine pistols. I have a set of pearl grips for one.
     
  14. pennlineman

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    Very nice thing you did for you Dad. Well done! :thumbsup:
     
  15. ithaca_deerslayer

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    Cool, love the grips. More class than my LCP :)
     
  16. ctfireman

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    I don't mind telling. $375. After shopping gunbroker & considering the condition & it having the serialized box & warranty card i didn't mind paying it. Truthfully i would have paid more.
     
  17. deputy tom

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    Go buy it as a reward for yourself for being a very good son.Congrats to you and Dad. tom.:wavey:
     
  18. dnuggett

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    PRO 2A

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    Very cool!