I’m not selling my spare guns and ammo for profit.

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  1. -JCN-

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    Been tempted to sell some of my unloved guns and ammo at a profit. I have guns that I dislike, guns that I like but never use and multiple copies of guns I used to carry but have been replaced by P365s.

    But more and more, friends are coming to me asking about purchasing their first handguns and while I might not love my spare guns... my friends might.

    I think with the current state of affairs, I’ll hang onto my guns so I can loan or sell them to close friends and family who might find them useful. Seems like that would sit better with me than making a few extra bucks.
     
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    G26-Has-my-6 Fullclip's Life Matters! FLM!!

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    That's one point. Another is..how many of us have sold a gun, then later bought the same model again?

    Some of the guns you sell are sort of like the ex gf you dumped, then a year or two later you see her a tight dress and ask yourself...why did I break up with her????

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    I got rid of all of my firearms, ammo and magazines.

    All I have left is a rusty Case knife.
     
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    Thats a good attitude to have if you can. On the flip side (as far as guns) I don't get attached to most of them although I have quite a few. Some I love for a while then they fall out of favor for some reason or I realize it wasn't as great as I thought. Then I sell them to get something else. It was a hobby before it was a business. There are a few guns though that I will never part with. Right now nobody is getting my ammo unless it is a caliber I don't use.
     
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    I have quite a few AR’s put aside just incase the market gets dumb, I can unload and make a nice profit.


    Almost all of my guns are for sale, for the right price.
     
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    I won't get rid of guns my father gave me. Everything else has a price.
     
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    well ONE reason why that girl was dumped, was that she said she was having a baby, and it wasn't yours?
     
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    G26-Has-my-6 Fullclip's Life Matters! FLM!!

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  12. Neldon

    Neldon Sir Arthur if you Puh-leeze!

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    You sound a bit stressed, JCN.
    I am here to help. Gather up all those unloved guns, cartridges, and accessories.
    Bundle them carefully and send to me. I will relieve your anxiety, even pay the freight FedEx.
    :cheers:
     
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    I confess to partaking in this sellers market.
     
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    JCN, I have always considered you a friend, a dear one at that...

    Now, following your train of thought... PM for mailing address.
     
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    I’ve considered doing the same after seeing the selling prices on GB, but thought better of it.
     
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    You have close friends and family that don't already own a gun? Anyone I consider a close friend has multiple guns. My known family all have guns. I suppose there might be distant relatives that don't own guns, but I wouldn't claim them.
     
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    Real close friends and family, who I'm certain are not prohibited from owning a firearm, are the only people I would sell a gun to anyway.
     
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    I am not tempted to sell any guns or ammo. I don't have lots of guns or multiples of ones I like.
     
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    If the world ends, whoever has the most guns wins :)
     
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    Have had a couple friends and one neighbor ask if I was selling anything, Not parting with anything yet, the prices have just started to go up.

    Both thought they could get a "used" gun for a hundred bucks or so.