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Old October 26, 2011, 01:19 AM   #1
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Do you plan to own mostly, or only milsurps?

Well, the virus seems to be incurable, except to buy another (last night), after evaluating several choices for weeks.

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Old October 26, 2011, 08:15 AM   #2
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Well? I'm sure as soon as I get my C&R license, my milsurp purchases will be on the rise for sure!
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Old October 26, 2011, 09:32 AM   #3
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To me, mil surps are like old cars, while the new cars are nice, its just something about the old ones that make them more appealing to me.
Give me a hot rod!
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Old October 26, 2011, 09:33 AM   #4
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No.... but I just bought two this week..... gotta go shoot them this AM...
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Old October 26, 2011, 10:45 AM   #5
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I have 95% Milsurps in my safe ...

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Old October 26, 2011, 11:25 AM   #6
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Yes

Vz 52, finish mosin nagant, russian mosin nagant, chilean Mauser, and type 99. I love the prices the different ammo and strange features.
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Old October 26, 2011, 12:14 PM   #7
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I buy both but currently don't have a C&R.
I have thought about it but Buds only charges me $10 for the transfer and I am not restricted in selling them for a profit. (Never have but want to keep the option open)

Just picked up SKS at Cabelas for $179. On sale for $199 and they have a coupon for $20 off any purchase over $150.


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Old October 26, 2011, 01:40 PM   #8
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I am not restricted in selling them for a profit. (Never have but want to keep the option open)
The C&R license doesn't restrict you from selling at a profit, only not acting as a dealer. If as you say you don't intend to sell your milsurps regularly, you can sell them at any price you want to "improve" your collection. I think the only problem would occur would be if your bound book showed numerous simultaneous acquisitions, and dispositions. I think that would be a red flag to the BATF. Otherwise, if you saw a C&R that you just had to have, and wanted to sell one you already own to buy it there would be no problem.
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Old October 26, 2011, 07:09 PM   #9
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Old October 26, 2011, 08:17 PM   #10
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Firewrench044,

Nice collection. Thanks for the pictures!

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Old October 26, 2011, 08:20 PM   #11
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Wow!

firewrench044, What's that one on the bottom rack in the first pic?
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Old October 26, 2011, 08:32 PM   #12
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Old October 26, 2011, 11:14 PM   #13
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firewrench you are my HERO
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Old October 27, 2011, 07:03 AM   #14
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Firewrench Im drooling over that collection

Is that a surplus m 16?
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Old October 27, 2011, 07:18 AM   #15
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Wish I had more

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Old October 27, 2011, 08:13 AM   #16
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Me, too...
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Old October 27, 2011, 08:25 AM   #17
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The ratio here is 3 to one for milsurps out of some 80+ rifles with all of the milsurps being Swiss rifles.
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Old October 27, 2011, 08:30 AM   #18
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not surplus
Bushmaster AR15 (223)
I use it in competion matches ( 200,300and 600 yards )

Other non surplus firearms
S&W 6906 (9MM)
S&W 3913 (9MM) for CCW (winter )
Walther PPK (380) for CCW (summer)
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Old October 28, 2011, 08:50 AM   #19
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OK its official. Firewrench wins.
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Old October 28, 2011, 07:04 PM   #20
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It was foolish not to have acquired the C&R license. Should have done it three years ago.

Tikirocker:
Do you have any Youtube videos anything like the Enfields owned by your fellow Ozmate "Jollygreenslug"?
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Old October 28, 2011, 09:47 PM   #21
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That's probably because you haven't showed us yours, Kraig!

No disrespect to firewrench, of course...
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Old October 29, 2011, 10:20 PM   #22
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I now have milsurp envy.
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Old October 31, 2011, 08:05 AM   #23
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The ratio here is 3 to one for milsurps out of some 80+ rifles...
Not newsworthy as this is the 'Curio and Relics' forum...

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...with all of the milsurps being Swiss rifles.
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Old October 31, 2011, 07:39 PM   #24
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Not newsworthy as this is the 'Curio and Relics' forum...
Maybe, maybe not. Just because it's a C&R forum doesn't mean most C&R qualified firearms are milsurps...
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Old October 31, 2011, 08:23 PM   #25
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It was foolish not to have acquired the C&R license. Should have done it three years ago.
Ok, Paperwork goes in the mail tomorrow.

Countdown has started.


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