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Old July 7, 2012, 07:02 PM   #1
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Thanks for nothing...

I wish one of you gun nuts would have told me that the second I finished my first AR build I would want to start another one. As if I didnt have any money before. grumble grum....
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Old July 7, 2012, 07:36 PM   #2
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You know that sense of satisfaction and accomplishment you felt when you put that first AR together? You'll never get that original high ever again. Quit now before the addiction really takes hold, or the next thing you know you'll try assembling a 1911. The AR is the most common gateway gun out there, stop before you start impacting your relationship with those you love....

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Old July 7, 2012, 07:52 PM   #3
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I know that feeling - Black Rifle Disease. I have 2 AR15s and want to build two more. But it's even worse with 10/22s - I have 7 of those including one I'm still working on.
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Old July 7, 2012, 07:58 PM   #4
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Stop wining and sniveling.
You knew this was a rough game when you got into it.

A real gun nut has no problem eating candy bar lunches and putting off the operation for a ruptured appendix in order to fund a new gun.
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Old July 7, 2012, 09:17 PM   #5
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Just one more then Im out. I can handle it. I can quit whenever I want to.
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Old July 7, 2012, 09:37 PM   #6
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Old July 7, 2012, 09:43 PM   #7
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Just one more then Im out. I can handle it. I can quit whenever I want to.
You just haven't made your list and checked it twice yet. Next you'll be making a list like this...
  1. Midlength CQB for keeping the house a bad guy free zone.
  2. A light weight Midlength CQB for the lady of the house.
  3. An SPR/Target AR in 5.56.
  4. A 6.8 SPC for hog hunting.
  5. A 308 for general hunting.
  6. And a M&P15-22 for each of the kids.
I'm half way there.
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Old July 7, 2012, 09:45 PM   #8
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OK, Here goes...

"The second you finished your first AR build you will want to start another one."

Are you happy now ?
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Old July 7, 2012, 09:49 PM   #9
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hmm.. what if polar bears start migrating to AZ. I should probably look into an MKA 1919. Just in case.
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Old July 7, 2012, 11:01 PM   #10
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I am always on the look out for deals on AR parts.

When I get near enough to build one I order the rest and build.

Then the cycle starts over.

So I know how you feel.
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Old July 7, 2012, 11:19 PM   #11
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The only thing keeping me from finishing my next AR project is which of the two to finish first, the 6.8 SPC in 16" carbine or 18" rifle or the 5.56 middy with a 16" barrel or the rifle with a 24"? Then when I finish one, another one is still in the works. Then there are parts that laying around so they must be made into a complete AR....never ending
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Old July 7, 2012, 11:30 PM   #12
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toppermost: I can quit whenever I want to.
that is what all addicts say
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Old July 8, 2012, 06:22 AM   #13
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Check your local listings for a 12 step group. I am glad I don't have this problem.
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Old July 8, 2012, 07:28 AM   #14
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Keep several builds going all the time, it maintains a constant even high.
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Old July 8, 2012, 08:22 AM   #15
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There are worse things you could be addicted too....
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Old July 8, 2012, 06:55 PM   #16
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If you have problems with an AR then don't buy a M1 Garand for sure.......I only need one more.
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Old July 8, 2012, 09:10 PM   #17
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Your welcome,Now get the check book & get started before you change your mind.
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Old July 8, 2012, 09:12 PM   #18
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A real gun nut has no problem eating candy bar lunches and putting off the operation for a ruptured appendix in order to fund a new gun.
Agreed
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Old July 10, 2012, 10:31 AM   #19
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I wish one of you gun nuts would have told me that the second I finished my first AR build I would want to start another one. As if I didnt have any money before. grumble grum....
Lemme see here...

You come to a forum of gun nuts expecting us to tell you to not acquire more firearms?

I see a flaw in your method.
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Old July 10, 2012, 10:34 AM   #20
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Think of the children,,,

They really don't need three meals each and every day,,,
Monday thru Saturday they get by just fine on two,,,
Sunday is a bit special so lunch is in order.

Money saved,,,
Problem solved.

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Old July 10, 2012, 01:32 PM   #21
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Old July 10, 2012, 06:11 PM   #22
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Seriously.... be very very careful.

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Old July 10, 2012, 09:49 PM   #23
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A real gun nut has no problem eating candy bar lunches and putting off the operation for a ruptured appendix in order to fund a new gun.
Actually, you hunt for your food, saving money there. Of course, at the office they wonder about my fried squirrel and possum sandwich lunches.

As for the appendix, with some whiskey, a leatherman tool, and a shop vac, that can be taken care of at home.
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Old July 17, 2012, 11:15 AM   #24
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I think my next build will be an 11.5" - with a 4.5" fake can - tucked under free float rail

A poor mans HK416.
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Old July 17, 2012, 11:53 PM   #25
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If you build it right the first time, you won't crave another...
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