We all buy and sell guns- what is the gun you most regret selling?

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  1. DaleGribble

    DaleGribble Sandwich!

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    Six-inch Colt Anaconda that I traded for a Glock 27.

    I was in my early 20's and stupid at the time.
     
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  2. rayzer007

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    I obsess for a LONG time before buying or selling. I am happy to say I have no regrets!
     
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  3. Colt M-4

    Colt M-4 AK-74 Silver Member

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    Since i have gone well over 5,000 in the past 50 year plus.I would have to say a Pair of Cons, numbered new in box Russian Dragunovs.well over 100 Thompson sub machineguns.A pair of K.G.B. Russian P.S.M. rigs.

    too many Fal rifles to count at least ten G series models the b.a.t.f. Import model from 1970's and serial #15 H.B. FAL. and serial #13 308 CAL Galil the cover brochure gun.

    The first 15 5.5.6 Galils Imported.and serial #1 MG-74 from Steyr Museum.

    And the M.G.M. Movie Colt Thompson. from Never So FEW, and Bataan. With Robert Taylor.

    And the Handgun that Pete Gutensberg left on the floor of the garage on 2-14-29 Had documentation on all the stuff.
    Now its spread around the earth and in hands of many collectors.

    Can't pick just one anymore. It was too many to enjoy.And when i sold off the PPK & P-38 collection. a Gold Engraved new in box PPK.

    but heck it all comes to a end so why sweat it now.
    RON K.

    This is a pic of Jesse {a movie producer} and a great guy.With another of the real fun guns.MP-44.
    And yes i miss all of those also. 2012-01-24114801.jpg
     
  4. larry_minn

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    Rugar old Army cap and ball.
     
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  5. Braveheart1

    Braveheart1

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    A Ruger single six. Not sure how old it was (purchased used at pawn shop) but had original cardboard box and guessing late 60s. Fun and cheap plinking
     
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  6. Bren

    Bren NRA Life Member

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    Either my Colt Lawman Mk III, that was my first handgun, or one of my two Browning Hi Powers.
     
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  7. Valmet

    Valmet M62/76 Silver Member

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    FN-FAL Type 2 50.00, dual import stamp (Browning/Steyr), unfired. A friend of mine has it and assured me I’ll get it back someday, just wish I still owned it.

    Close second is an unfired SIG-AMT.
     
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  8. slamdunc

    slamdunc JAFO

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    My Sig Sauer Nightmare 1911 5" bobtail in .45 ACP. It would be my HK P7, but I tripled my money on that one, so no regrets.
     
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  9. DocCasualty

    DocCasualty Wolverine

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    S&W M29. Shoulda kept it.
     
  10. willie_pete

    willie_pete NRA Life Member

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    I still have that .45 .

    ;)

    My regret was a Singer Sewing Machine 1911. I turned poor after I got out of the AF when the other thing I was planning to do fell through due to the death of the principle. Had to sell it and some others until I started working again.

    That was a long time ago and I am still kicking myself.
     
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  11. Ghost doctor

    Ghost doctor N.R.A life member. G.O.A member

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    I miss my security six and speed six also, Dammit.
     
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  12. czsmithGT

    czsmithGT

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    No doubt you have put it to better use than I could have :)
     
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    Believe it or not an AMT Backup. The original single-action version. Read lots of horror stories but that one was reliable. It as a chunk for pocket carry, but I find myself missing it.
     
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    The old Democratic trick. Start with a false premise, treat it is the truth and run with it.

    <insert it’s a trap meme here>

    I’ve never sold any of my guns.
     
  15. AdamRodgers

    AdamRodgers 9mm, putting in work since 1902 !

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    I have 2, & these 2 are the reason I will never sell another gun again. I may buy one and give it as a gift but none of mine will get sold.

    1st. 1955-57 build date FN Browning High Power, I need to kick my on a$$ for selling that. :(

    2nd S&W 629 6 inch half under-lug barrel 44 Magnum. It was the first Revolver I bought myself soon as I turned 21. I need someone to kick my a$$ for selling that.

    They're not real high dollar Handguns but they were my first, my first High Power and my first Handgun purchase.

    Never again. :okie:
     
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  16. collim1

    collim1 5ft of fury. The champ is back!

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    My first handgun. I bought it the day I turned 21. A Beretta 92FS.

    I took my first LE job at a sheriff’s office shortly afterward. The sheriff wouldn’t let me carry the Beretta because it was 9mm. I sold it to a local shop and bought a blue label G23 to carry at work.

    Money was tight in those days., I was just starting out. A dirt poor college student. I always hoped she would turn up some day. That was fifteen years ago.

    If anyone has her I’d be interested in purchasing her from you. Serial number BER32538.
     
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    Yeah, I had some carbon and stainless Security-Sixes of different barrel lengths, and a carbon Speed-Six.

    Fortunately, I kept hold of a 4" stainless Service-Six, since I'd sent it off to MagNaPort and let them do a Duty-Tune package and standard porting. (Although I immediately replaced the reduced power mainspring part of their package with the heavier stock one upon its return. ;) ) Then I later had the grip frame re-profiled to a Round Butt.

    The shorty blued Blackhawk .44 with the unfluted cylinder ended up being traded for something I can't remember anymore. I vaguely remember being mildly annoyed one day while looking at the unevenly pitted cylinder face (which came NIB that way as part of its manufacturing, meaning typical Ruger - and I say that as a longtime Ruger aficionado). Now I really wish I'd kept it and just ignored the appearance, as it shot factory and handloads as well and as accurately as you can reasonably expect from a stock Ruger Blackhawk. ;)

    I still have a small assortment of other Ruger revolvers and pistols, including an early 50's production long barrel Ruger Standard .22 (MkI) passed down to me by my dad in the late 60's.
     
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    Mint S&W model 41. Ruger Charger with the wood grip, near mint.


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
     
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    Smith&Wesson 5906. Posted this on another thread. “I bought mine in 89, first year the 5906 was made. The first gun I ever had, besides target .22s, that I could put all 15 rounds into the black of a B16 25 yd pistol target @ 25 yds, two hand, unsupported. I was younger and needed the money, wish I still had it.
     
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  20. Valmet

    Valmet M62/76 Silver Member

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    WOW! How did you stumble across a Singer in the first place? Do you happen to recall the SN? S800???
     
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