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Old August 18, 2012, 07:20 PM   #26
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It would have to be a Paris Theodore ASP. Preferably a 1975 issue.

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Old August 18, 2012, 07:26 PM   #27
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Jackpot handgun would be 1 of each in the LGS's show case's, plus whats hanging on the walls. I'm not greedy, I just the most toys.
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Old August 18, 2012, 07:37 PM   #28
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I'm thinking I'd buy a Coonan .357 Mag "1911-ish" pistol. Whether it would be an old one or a new one...well, I guess that depends on what was available.

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Old August 18, 2012, 07:48 PM   #29
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I would have to hit the lottery or whatever for more than $2500 to feel like I could reach out to buy another gun...but that's because I am still paying for the $3K I spent at an auction two months ago.

My wants are fairly routine. I want a 44 Mag Henry Big Boy, and a Stainless 44 mag 4" bbl, either an Alaskan or a Smith 629.
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Old August 19, 2012, 12:02 PM   #30
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3" S&W Model 625

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Old August 20, 2012, 01:38 AM   #31
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Next Jackpot gun "will" be something I could have bought new at one time before for around $1200 NIB, a Dan Wesson 44 super mag Alaskan.
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Old August 20, 2012, 10:35 AM   #32
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It would be the last gun to finish my collection,,,

S&W Model 45 "Post Office" K-frame revolver,,,
Essentially it's a Model 10 chambered for the .22 LR Cartridge.

It's the only handgun missing from my private collection list.

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Old August 20, 2012, 11:12 AM   #33
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1. Coonan .357
2. Desert Eagle .44
3. Colt SAA
4. Some kinda long slide 1911
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Old August 20, 2012, 11:16 AM   #34
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I'd have a little custom work done to my Commander to make it a little more personal. $2,500.00 would be just about right for a custom carry package at a reputable smithy.
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Old August 20, 2012, 12:06 PM   #35
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As much as I enjoy looking at $2500 guns, and despite the fact that I would almost certainly enjoy shooting them even more than I enjoy looking at them, I'm not sure I could ever bring myself to actually spend that much on a gun. Were I to hit a $2500 jackpot, I suspect that my purchases would look more like this:
1) A $1000 gun;
2) $500 in ammunition; and
3) $1000 in a reloading setup and supplies.

(Mind you, I do not have the foggiest idea on how much a reloading setup or supplies cost, so it might be $1000 of ammo, and $500 of reloading stuff.)

I know that this isn't nearly as exciting as some of the other stuff that's been posted, but I could do a lot of shooting with that. I would truly, truly hate to buy a $2500 gun and then discover that I couldn't afford to shoot it.
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Old August 20, 2012, 11:15 PM   #36
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Let's see - probably a Smith and Wesson model 57 41 mag with a 6" barrel, pinned and recessed, deep blue and beautiful grips. Also with a like new presentation case with tools and paperwork included - Just like the one that I had and sold and regret it to this day! jben
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Old August 20, 2012, 11:32 PM   #37
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1) A $1000 gun;
2) $500 in ammunition; and
3) $1000 in a reloading setup and supplies.

(Mind you, I do not have the foggiest idea on how much a reloading setup or supplies cost, so it might be $1000 of ammo, and $500 of reloading stuff.)

I know that this isn't nearly as exciting as some of the other stuff that's been posted, but I could do a lot of shooting with that. I would truly, truly hate to buy a $2500 gun and then discover that I couldn't afford to shoot it.

Yeah, I'd have a hard time justifying buying a $2500 especially one I could not afford to shoot whenever I want to.
I put a long (More than a year) time thinking about buying this gun. In fact, I was going to buy it piece by piece little by little, but hey, now I don't have to do that. Although I won't see the finished product for 5-6 weeks, I'm very happy with my purchase's. I still have $800 on hand. Now, time to buy 10mm ammo.
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Old August 20, 2012, 11:37 PM   #38
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a Desert Eagle mk xxi with all three bbls and magazines(357,44,50), and the 41 mag (forgot what mk it was), and all of the Auto Mags model 180s in all of the amp/jmp cals. but the jackpot wold have to be more than $2500.
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Old August 21, 2012, 06:22 AM   #39
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Old August 21, 2012, 06:28 AM   #40
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Sig P210 and since they are C&R it'll come right to my door
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Old August 21, 2012, 08:50 AM   #41
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Originally Posted by Redhawk5.5+P+
I put a long (More than a year) time thinking about buying this gun. In fact, I was going to buy it piece by piece little by little, but hey, now I don't have to do that. Although I won't see the finished product for 5-6 weeks, I'm very happy with my purchase's. I still have $800 on hand. Now, time to buy 10mm ammo.
I am in no way knocking your choice, RH. If you've been thinking about the choice for more than a year, 5-6 weeks doesn't really seem like it's going to make a difference. May it turn out to be every bit as AWESOME as you hope!
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Old August 22, 2012, 12:53 AM   #42
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I'd go for a custom Redhawk with 5" barrel and 5-shot line-bored cylinder in 480 Ruger.
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Old August 22, 2012, 01:10 AM   #43
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Hit it big? How about an original Colt Bisley flattop target in .44 Russian, or
.45 Colt? 99% condition!
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Old August 22, 2012, 01:44 AM   #44
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Well I would have to hit it big,

I want a never fired colt gi 1911, if I had crazy money maybe a singer 1911 for fun.

Less than 7 digits in winnings I would say a sig p210 and python 3 guns I respect and desire yet simply will not pay current prices for
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Old August 22, 2012, 01:56 AM   #45
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Well then, we're dreaming.. soooo I'd find and purchase a Colt SAA revolver in the number range of the Little Bighorn battle, a likewise numbered Springfield Cav carbine.
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Old August 23, 2012, 07:36 PM   #46
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I would buy the most expensive 1911 I could get my hands on......and then shoot and beat the crap out of it. I would of course then document my findings and determine whether or not to buy another one.
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Old August 23, 2012, 08:48 PM   #47
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Funny you should ask.....

I did (kind of) hit the jackpot last year with my fantasy football team. League pot was right around 1000. I got what was (for me) my dream gun - a new BHP. I was determined to spend it all on one, but talked a LGS down to 550 for it (LNIB, but technically used) which was 580 OTD. SO, I said "dang, I got plenty left over for those spiffy Spiegle grips I always see on good lookin' BHP's". I talked to Mr. Spiegle on the phone and he said he had some "plain" walnut ones he could send me right away - about $50. SO, I did not even get to spend the whole pot on my jackpot gun.....

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Old August 23, 2012, 10:23 PM   #48
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This is mine. I came into some cash and dropped 1499 on a Ruger SR556SC. then added a Magpul PRS Stock, Magpul MOE+ Grip, Magpul B.A.D. lever, Magpul Aluminum trigger guard, Harris Swivel Bi-Pod, YHM Bi-Pod adapter, Nikon M-223 3-12x42 scope & M-223 Mount, 3 20rnd P-Mags, 3 30 P-mags, DPMS Ambi Safety, KNS anti rotation pins. Grand total $2500 before tax.

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Old August 24, 2012, 06:04 PM   #49
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Pistol an original Auto Mag or Widely.

Ultimate fire arm an English Double rifle in 600 Jeffery.
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Old August 24, 2012, 06:16 PM   #50
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I am now in position of my Glock 20 SF, now I have to wait for the long slide and the other goodie.

One note, it looks like a Glock, acts like a Glock, sounds like a Glock, must be a Glock.

Not sure I should be ashamed or proud. But I like it!
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