I think I’m done buying guns....

Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by -JCN-, Jul 19, 2019.

  1. -JCN-

    -JCN-

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    I must be having a stroke.

    I think I’m done buying guns, I have everything I want right now...

    My latest money sink has been making unused and unloved guns more lovable.

    I did Cajun and CZ Custom springs on my Shadow and it’s amazing. Now sending off my P01 for some work and optic milling.

    My 300Blk X95 gathering dust has seen new life with a 9mm conversion and a Geissele trigger.

    I think I’m finally done experiencing all the different systems that I want to... now just to make what I have “better” / more enjoyable.

    Anyone else feel like they have what they need? I got to that point with sports cars where it just felt like the same old, same old and my most enjoyment was a no frills manual transmission and normally aspirated flat 6 with an exhaust....
     
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  2. Bish1309

    Bish1309

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    Now that you mention it....yeah!
     
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  3. pittpa

    pittpa What did I come in here for?

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    Sometimes I think so until

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  4. Neldon

    Neldon Hill Country Boy & Proud Navy Veteran. NRA & USCCA

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    Yeah, right - sure you are ...
    :ambulance:
     
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  5. Intolerant

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    LOL... i`ve heard men say that about women, too. Yet they end up with another one!
    No worries JCN, the poison is in your blood, you`ll be back into the game again, soon! ;)
     
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  6. China boy

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    Im starting to round the bend myself. I would like to enjoy my collection for what it is rather have too many guns. Im finding having more guns equals using each one less and less.
     
  7. JK-linux

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    I sorta quit buying much a while back and now spend money on accessories - glass for my rifles, better gun safe, training, etc... I sorta hit my limit on different kinds of guns, found what I like, bought them, and now mostly just shoot them. Always a good time to buy more ammo though!
     
  8. porschedog

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    "...a no frills manual transmission and normally aspirated flat 6 with an exhaust.... "

    I'm right there with you, my brother :)
     
  9. lazarus66

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    Couple revolvers and a 30-30 lever gun and I'm done.
     
  10. evlbruce

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    The real money for me is now in actually shooting them. You're not doing it right if you haven't burned the cost at least twice over again in ammunition.
     
  11. Desert Kraut

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    While there are still guns that I want, I have all that I need. I have a few that I haven't even fired yet and sometimes think that I am done buying new ones. It is definitely a conundrum.

    I guess I should leave the gun store now and think about it............or not.
     
  12. IAhunter

    IAhunter Venor ergo sum

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    Something new will come out and you’ll get over your lack of need.
     
  13. GlockFan7

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    I really don't have any plans to stop. I'm not a "prepper". I collect simply for my enjoyment. I don't show off or brag about my guns to my friends. Only a few close friends and family members even know I have any guns at all. My "barbecue gun" is carried concealed. I'm not collecting for some ultimate purpose and my collection doesn't really have any particular them other than..."Oh, I like that one!" On the plus side, my wife enjoys shooting too.
     
  14. Valmet

    Valmet M62/76 Silver Member

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    Oh I have everything I “need,” but the definition of need changes and adapts when it comes to my collection.

    Current “want” is a Russian SVD. And that could turn into a need tomorrow?
     
  15. Geeorge

    Geeorge Sarcasm Inc.

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    MurrayNevada USMC (MOS 0369) (RVN 69-70)

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    I've told myself that dozens of times over the years. But every so often I see something I must have and my pledge goes out the window.
     
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    callihan_44 INFIDEL

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    i used to buy something only to sell it a month or two later, I stopped doing that about 5 years ago . Wasted alot of money on guns, modify the hell out of a rem 700 rifles only to get bored with them after . My collection is set now
     
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    Done is pretty final. I prefer pause.
     
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    Still looking for a minty vintage Colt Cobra Gen.1. Hard to find without substantial holster wear.
    Other than that, with my G17 Gen 4 and G48 - I'm done. ;)
     
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    My bucket list will always have 'just one more' on it.....
     
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