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I would keep at least one pistol in a different caliber. For me it would be one .40 S&W and keep a small amount of ammo and supplies for that one pistol. Sell off the others, pick up another 43X and maybe a PCC in 9mm for fun.
 

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I'm thinking of selling of my 45, 40 .37 sig and 3.80 and just go with the 9 mm. I reload so it would just make life allot easier and I rarely shoot the other calibers, when I do it's just a couple of magazines and it's right back to the 43x I just love that pistol. As far as that goes I don't shoot my 19 or G45 much either. I know it's good to diversify but I think I have more dust collectors then shooters. probably a prime time to move them as well. I don't need the money so thats not a factor.
I got rid of everything in my pistol collection except my 9mm Glocks, with the exception of my G42 and a .22 plinker (Was a Ruger, upgraded to a G44) years ago.

Then I lost the rest of it in a canoe accident. C'est la vie.
 
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Keep a .40 for when ammo times are tough.
 

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I did what you are contemplating several years ago. I got tired of trying to keep a stockpile of ammo for every caliber I owned......Well that lasted all of about 2-3 years. I ended up not only replacing most of those calibers, but even added a 10MM and a 6.5 CM to the mix.
 

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I did somewhat the same a while back, still kept some .357 for hunting and woods use and .45 because I cannot live without at least one 1911 in God's Caliber (though I shoot my 9mm 1911 more).

But mostly I've just focused on 9mm, keeps reloading components tracking and sourcing a bit easier, don't have to worry about swapping dies and messing with my powder measure nearly so often, etc.

Though I do admit getting "new caliber-itis" for rifles every year or two. This year was to be 6.5 Grendel but all this nonsense has made proper experimentation with powders, projectiles and whatnot onerous. Found a load that works well enough and I'll just have to wait till next year to really get the most out of that rifle.
 

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I'm thinking of selling of my 45, 40 .37 sig and 3.80 and just go with the 9 mm. I reload so it would just make life allot easier and I rarely shoot the other calibers, when I do it's just a couple of magazines and it's right back to the 43x I just love that pistol. As far as that goes I don't shoot my 19 or G45 much either. I know it's good to diversify but I think I have more dust collectors then shooters. probably a prime time to move them as well. I don't need the money so thats not a factor.
This is definitely the time to do it. I wouldn’t wait.
 

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I'm sure there will be emotional posts in this thread exhorting you to hold onto everything. "NEVER SELL A GUN!!!" "I've never sold a gun!" Nonsense. That's hoarder mentality, in my opinion. Own what you want to own. Don't let the things you own own you.
Don’t sell!
Keep!
A week after they are gone, you will kick yourself in the a$$
Believe me!
Don’t sell.

Clean, lube, store in box/safe.
don’t sell any, you will regret it.
And there it is.

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Nothing in any of my safes is for sale or trade.
Most of the stuff in mine is. Even my beloved 1911s could go for the right price to fund a semi or full custom upgrade. I only have a few sentimental options and the few necessaries (couple Glocks, EDC X9, my wife's 228 and Vaquero) but the rest is just taking up space mostly, and I'm too lazy to put the work in to get the right value for them.
 

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So your wanting to sell off all the available calibers for one that’s almost non existent....now is probably not the time lol
 

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I try to simplify and keep calibers to a minimum. Everything is 5.56, 9mm, or 308 and takes either Glock mags, STANAG mags, or FAL mags. Having a spread of tons of calibers and magazines doesn't make a ton of sense to me.
 

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I wouldn't sell. I mean I sold off my 5.56 ammo but that was to fund my rifle. If I hadn't had to I wouldnt of.
 

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I did that once. the other calibers crept back in...

now wanting to get rid of all but 2 or 3 handguns, I cannot. I have ammo for them all and have no idea what will be available in the future.
I carry and shoot 9mm mostly.

Reloading components are scarce, but I have some for .45 and .38/.357.

will be unloading the reloading gear, too.
Have a 10 year plan to get rid of almost everything we own, and rent in a retirement village in our declining years......
 

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I’m all for simplicity because I’m a minimalist at heart, just not sure I’d pick 9mm as my only caliber.

So for now I’ve split it down the middle with two calibers and two guns for each caliber.

That’s the safest way I can see to ride out the turbulence ahead.


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Something I have NEVER done: Consolidated money from one credit card to pay off another. That does not end well.

Something I HAVE done: Consolidated calibers. Did not end well. I got a whole bunch of one caliber and others are slowly trickling back in.
 

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I went to one caliber in pistols last year and do not regret doing so. I only have two G45's and two G43X's (total of four, all 9m/m) and my life is simpler. I have ammo, mags. and holsters. I also have a Ruger Super Redhawk Alaskan in 44 Mag. for anything "big". I miss my 22LR SP101 and may buy another. It is fun to read about all the firearms, but I just do not need them. I can always shoot a friends at the range if I want something different. Saves me alot of money.
 

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Sell any working handgun or any good ammo if you don’t need the money in these times? Are you kidding me? If Trump is re-elected, it will be bad until next Summer. If Biden squeaks in, it will be a disaster for the next two decades barring the Rapture.
 
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