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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

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  2. farnorthwintercamper

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    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

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    Had to look up Bemidji mills
    I lived close to them west of Big Ben.
     
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  4. PVolk

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    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

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    Bolded the important part of your post. Now the rest makes sense.
     
  6. PVolk

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

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    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. All Pro Sports Hero

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    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

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    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

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    Yes you would've...
     
  11. Gun Shark

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    So you have other bikinis that you would post about?
     
  12. Hannie Caulder

    Hannie Caulder Diva extraordinaire

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    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

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    Being a cross dresser requires a large wardrobe
     
  14. Hannie Caulder

    Hannie Caulder Diva extraordinaire

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    And being an immature jerk only requires a keyboard.
     
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    nuh uh, I do it offline too
     
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    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.
     
  18. 01coltcolt

    01coltcolt Weapons Tech.

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    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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  19. jmohme

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    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?
     
  20. Lowcountry_Glocker

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    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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