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Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by byf43, Nov 14, 2012.

  1. byf43

    byf43 NRA Life Member

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    One of guys that works on my floor, came up to me and asked me if I still had that Mossberg 500 in .410.

    "Yup."

    "I'd like to buy it, for my grand-son."


    Long story short, I won that Mossberg in a raffle, a couple of years ago, and it's only been out of the box to photograph, then went back into the box and then into the safe.

    He offered me $250.00.

    Sold today, for $250.00 cash.


    Thinking about a S&W mdl 625JM or a Shield in 9mm. (Can't find one in .40.)


    What would you spend that $$$ on, IF you were going to buy another firearm???
     
  2. cajun_chooter

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    i would look around to find a firearm i liked that did not have to be registered to you... for obvious reasons..
     

  3. countrygun

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    I am sitting here waiting for my latest purchase to arrive at my LGS. Coincidentally it was $250 + all the other costs. A S&W 908.

    I think you should make friends with your LGS and cruise Gunbroker to find something that strikes your fancy, surprise yourself.
     
  4. Bruce M

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    The 625 will almost certainly be the better gun for increasing value and collectibility. The Shield has to me, a certain merit for carrying. As I have said before with relatively few rounds through the Shield; it felt to me like a very long term ,familiar pistol. Around here the .40 Shields seem to be more common (and perhaps slightly less desirable) than the 9mm versions.
     
  5. byf43

    byf43 NRA Life Member

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    Around here, the .40 Shield is virtually non-obtainable.

    I've seen ONE (picture only!) of a .40 Shield, around here.
     
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    DGreno FF/Paramedic Silver Member

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    This. The 625 is probably my favorite gun Smith & Wesson makes. Oddly enough, I do not own one but it is high on my list.
     
  7. Rockimook

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    The Shield is a good idea. I have the 40 and love it. It's my primary carry.
     
  8. BamaTrooper

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    So basically any gun except an SBR or select fire?
     
  9. byf43

    byf43 NRA Life Member

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    Not Maryland!!

    Just about everything has to be registered, nowadays.

    No FTF on handguns. Transfers only through FFL holder or State Police.

    Some rifles/shotguns - transfers only through FFL holder or State Police.



    I've said this before - Maryland... "The Free State". :rofl::rofl::rofl:
     
  10. BamaTrooper

    BamaTrooper Retired

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    I keep forgetting stuff like that since we are a walk in, pay, NICS check, leave type place where 25 bucks gets your permit to carry.
     
  11. FLglockdude

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    I think you should put that money into a "relocate to a free state" fund.
     
  12. byf43

    byf43 NRA Life Member

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    Rub it in, why don'cha!?!?!?!?!? :crying:

    :rofl:




    I could do that, but, I gotta wait until my Mom is 'gone', and my youngest son graduates High School.
    Then. . . . . . lookin' at SW Virginia!!!!!

    Free at last. Free at last. Thank U-Haul and my truck, I'm free at last!
    :rofl::rofl:






    :supergrin:
     
  13. mgs

    mgs Always Carrying Millennium Member

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    I like the Smith in 45ACP.
     
  14. bac1023

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    Same with PA, actually.
     
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    I would put that $250 towards a 3rd Gen. S&W of the .45 ACP flavor, particularly a 4513 or 4563. Other than that, a M1 Garand is on my short list.


    Posted using Outdoor Hub Campfire
     
  16. JDennis

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    I say the shield. I have been very very pleased with mine. Around here you can't touch one in 9mm and they are still going for more than new price if you can find a used one. The .40 not so much, a couple of the stores around me have thems still.