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

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  1. Lowcountry_Glocker

    Lowcountry_Glocker

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    My very first, a G22.3. first gun ever purchased, ran 4k factory loads through it, and learned to reload on the damned thing. sold it to good friend when I was issued a G22.4 at work. $375. I came to regret it, and think I bought it back for $350, maybe $360. he never shot it. I don't care if another round ever goes down the pipe the gun will never leave my possession again.
     
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  2. Dave Lively

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    An HK91 I bought in 1984 and sold this year. I had not shot it in years and it made logical sense to sell it but I should have kept it. It was a big part of my youth and I did not need the money. I sold a bunch of other guns because I never shoot them but that is the only one I regret.
     
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  3. legalsten

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    1086 stainless Smith & Wesson and a Ruger Redhawk 357 magnum stainless
     
  4. bunk22

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    None, they are tools. Unless I carried and used through my childhood or in combat, they mean nothing to me.
     
  5. Nestor

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    Marlin Texan 30-30 in excellent condition. I don't know why I've sold it.
     
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  6. MrGlock21

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    Blaser R93 in 6.5x55. I do miss it.
    Seemed too much of a hassle to deal with the ATF in the immigration process at the time. So I sold it overseas.
     
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  7. Ahmid

    Ahmid CLM

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    Two S&W revolvers a M27 3 1/2" BBL.
    A M28 4" BBL.
     
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  8. PRKJayhawk

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    M29-2 4” I had when I was stationed in Alaska. There are others but that’s the one I miss the most.
     
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  9. Wizzz

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    I regret all firearms that I sell/trade away, but I cannot keep them all due to finance at times :(
     
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  10. Fatboy2001

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    2.5" Python ~ 1970. Could not hit sheeeet with it - was beautiful! Traded for a 4". Sold it too.
    :brickwall:
     
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  11. TheDreadnought

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    None. By the time I make the decision to sell a gun, I’m definitely over it.

    FNS-40 might be the closest... but I replaced it with a PX4 Storm .40, which was a huge upgrade. So no regrets.
     
  12. full_count

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    I don’t sell many guns. The only two I’ve sold were a gen4 g34, and Winchester 1300 slug gun- Neither of which i regret (especially the 1300).
     
  13. Grumpy_old_man

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    I had one of the pre-AMT guns, believe it was marked "OMC". Mine was very reliable, don't know if it was a fluke. Its long gone, pity. Also had a COP (.357 4-shot derringer) that I bought when they first came out. Kind of miss that one too, dang it.

    Grumpy
     
  14. J_Rico

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    Cool.

    Never even saw an OMC version. Do not think they made very many.
     
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  15. J_Rico

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    Wow. M27 AND M28 times 2.

    Condolences to you both.
     
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    The nine centrefire semi-autos that I was forced to sell / surrender for compensation to the Government after they were prohibited by the New Zealand Government after the gunman in Christchurch shot 100 people, killing 51, in March this year.

    I had to hand in three AR15s, two AK rifles, two L1A1 SLRs, a SKK and something else.

    As well as all my magazines over 10 rounds rimfire and and centrefire over ten rounds (other than pistol magazines. All parts for the prohibited firearms had to be handed in for destruction too.

    Don't get me wrong, I was very well compensated for what I had to hand in, getting far more than what i paid for them or what they were worth, but it was a forced sale and I didn't want to sell them.

    I got $105 for a split AR15 plastic magazine that I found in a rubbish bin a year or so ago and took home.

    My Remington R15 had only been taken to the range once and most of the others were like new. The Government had already announced the gun ban so it got a hell of a thrashing on it's one and only trip to the range.
     
  17. GlockFan7

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    None! I don't sell, trade or give away any of my firearms. Never have. That's up to my heirs after I'm gone. I call my safes the Hotel California. The guns can check out any time they like, but they can never leave.
     
  18. Victor Dubya

    Victor Dubya The Kindly Curmudgeon

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    Dang, I forgot I had a Speed Six and a early Blackhawk 44 mag like yours. Sold the Speed Six and traded the Blackhawk.
     
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    Many actually. Divorce was one reason for it. There were Pythons, S&W 27s, 29, 28....
    But for the MOST, that would hands down be my Garand! :crying:
    It was a run of the mill Springfield with a newer bbl and wood but it was a shooter and was just gorgeous!
     
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