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Does anyone else enjoy the more expensive things in life?

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by XDRoX, Jun 1, 2016.

  1. fx77

    fx77 CLM

    Nov 23, 2008
    Life membership in GlockTalk
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  2. I like good clothes. Duluth trading. Filson. Bemidji woolen. Smart wool. etc.
    I like good footwear.. Ecco. Danner.
    I like high end rifles and scopes.
    I like VERY good tools.
    I like very high end outdoor/camping gear.
    I drink expensive booze/coffee.
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  3. Steel Head

    Steel Head Tactical Cat

    Jan 1, 2010
    A cat box in WA
    Had to look up Bemidji mills
    I lived close to them west of Big Ben.
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  4. PVolk


    Oct 2, 2009
    I spent $5200 on a welder to have at home. And I don't weld for a living. It is very nice though.

    My daily carry pocket knife was $180. Elmax steel and carbon fiber. Worth every penny. My GF thought I was crazy to spend this much on a pocket knife.

    I'm a bit of a beer snob too and end up spending a good chunk of change to enjoy some brews at home.
  5. XDRoX


    Jan 24, 2009
    San Diego
    Bolded the important part of your post. Now the rest makes sense.
  6. PVolk


    Oct 2, 2009
    Sometimes, that's what makes having nice things possible. :)
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  7. ClydeG19


    Oct 5, 2001
    It depends. Everyone will see value in spending a lot on certain things and not as much value on others.
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  8. Of course I enjoy them, but that doesn't necessarily mean I'm always willing to pay for them.
  9. Hannie Caulder

    Hannie Caulder Diva extraordinaire

    Apr 29, 2016
    Dang - who resurrected this old post?

    Yes, I do have a $575 bikini.
    No, I'm not going to post pics. If you come to the beach here I might wear it for you.

    Knowing what I know now about some of the people on GT, I would never have posted anything about that bikini.
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  10. Joshhtn

    Joshhtn The eBay Guy Silver Member

    Mar 31, 2009
    Middle Tennessee
    Yes you would've...
  11. Gun Shark

    Gun Shark

    Aug 25, 2005
    So you have other bikinis that you would post about?
  12. Hannie Caulder

    Hannie Caulder Diva extraordinaire

    Apr 29, 2016
    I have LOTS of bikinis. And no, I would not post about any of them because of the juveniles on this forum (see above).
  13. r3dot


    Sep 6, 2007
    Izzerwat TX
    Being a cross dresser requires a large wardrobe
  14. Hannie Caulder

    Hannie Caulder Diva extraordinaire

    Apr 29, 2016
    And being an immature jerk only requires a keyboard.
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  15. r3dot


    Sep 6, 2007
    Izzerwat TX
    nuh uh, I do it offline too
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  16. canis latrans

    canis latrans

    May 29, 2000
    didn't read the whole thread; so if someone already said this...tough!

    If I can, I will always "splurge" on an ocean-front vacation rental, rather than further back.
  17. 01coltcolt

    01coltcolt Weapons Tech.

    When you say doesn't compare can you be specific as to why Breitling, Montblanc, Tag Heuer ect. don't compare? Because, every Rolex I've looked at, (I've looked at a lot) makes me think the opposite. They seem over priced and under styled to me. They are stuck in that 1960-70 designs. Quality and great resale, but the cost? give me a break! There are high end quality watches that look better and are as good of quality in the $2-8K range.
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  18. jmohme


    Jan 3, 2012
    Bastrop Texas
    Was at a friends last summer and he introduced me to the joys of single malt scotch.
    Anyway, lately I have been getting the bug to explore this further. Any recommendations of what I might try?
  19. I don't skimp on quality firearms and related additions, that's for sure. hell my new reloading set up, and powder order cost me north of $1,700... crap.

    there are things I'll cut corners on and things I won't. vehicles, anything work/duty related I don't skimp on. I'll spend the money on a benchmade with no second thoughts. because if I NEED it someday, I know it WILL work and not fail on me. hell I also just just dropped about $200 on steel plates for my vest, 8x10's front and back.... the back one killed me and was painfully uncomfortable (bear in mind I am jerry rigging these into a soft armor vest, not a standalone carrier), and my lower back at end of shift, to put it bluntly, was shot. I just got a 6x6 to cover my heart on backside that I'll rig up tomorrow. will be a big improvement. with every ******* on earth seeming to now favor rifles in their law enforcement shoot outs it's a needed expense... I got my lady and my dog to come home to each day and quite frankly I don't plan on going out like that... any edge I can have to improve my odds is not only money well spent but a NEEDED expenditure.
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