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Old January 2, 2014, 09:30 PM   #26
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Only bought one in 2013, A Zastava PAP M92 7.62X39 pistol. Watched the price climb several hundred dollars due to the potential gun ban hysteria and bought near the peak, grabbing the last one.

Buy high, sell low. Right??
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Old January 2, 2014, 10:25 PM   #27
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Bought:
Stag model 8
Browning special sporting clays
Springfield M1A

Sold:
Nothing

Hmm no pistols bought in 2013... I'll need to get 2 in 2014
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Old January 2, 2014, 10:26 PM   #28
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2013 was a nice year for pinned and recessed S&Ws for me. I added a 99% smith k-38 6" from about 1947.
2014 looks to be more of the same, I have a short list of one more smith and ruger revolvers vaquero.
Sold more than I wanted to...I hate selling guns.
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Old January 3, 2014, 01:18 PM   #29
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I owned 0 handguns at the outset of 2013. Now I own 3. Whoo hoo I'm on my way!

Bought my first handgun early in the year, a Beretta M9. I love that thing and have shot the hell out of it.

Bought a bunch of extra magazines from gunbroker a few months later. What fun is going to the range if I'm spending half the time reloading?

Picked up a Ruger Single 10 at the Philadelphia Gun and Knife Show. It's a fun little stupid cowboy gun but I haven't gotten to shoot it much since .22 is in such short supply.

Added a snubbie to the crowd just a few days ago. Some idiot bought a Ruger LCR .357 for his wife for Christmas without getting her input first, and she ended up hating the thing. Back to the store it went, and I picked up a $500 gun for $400. Thanks hubby! I've only put about 100 rounds through it but it's a ton of fun.
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Old January 3, 2014, 03:05 PM   #30
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I bought a CZ .22lr rifle.
A Colt 6920.
And traded my Kimber TLE for a Colt Combat Elite.

I am still passively looking for a decent .22 pistol, Ruger Mk2 with heavy barrel preferably.
And saving my nickels and dimes to get a suppressor for the AR. Finally told the wife thats what I wanted, she didn't throw a fit about me wasting money so I took that as a silent approval.
At some point I will probably indulge in that Colt LE901 as well.
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Old January 4, 2014, 08:34 AM   #31
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This is a helpful thread. I've been thinking of buying my very first and it's great to see what folks have liked!
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Old January 5, 2014, 09:37 PM   #32
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Added two more STI pistols to my stable (Trojan and Eagle). Also built an AR15. This was the most satisfying because my two sons and I each built ARs from scratch and we did it together as a project.
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Old January 5, 2014, 11:16 PM   #33
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Only one, my 10 shot Smith and Wesson 617 with a 6" barrel, I had the cash set aside for it for 7 months, it took that long to get my paws on one. 2012 was the year where I bought more, I got a S&W 15-22, a S&W 686+ with 4" barrel and a Windham Weaponry SRC AR-15. Of course I had to accessorize all these firearms with sights, magazines, holsters, loading blocks and speed loaders.
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Old January 5, 2014, 11:48 PM   #34
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I bought a 12 gauge Remington 887 NitroMag, and a 1939 Mosin for myself. I bought my wife her first shotgun, a 20 gauge 870, for her birthday.

Would have purchased a few more but a new son best thing to happen in 2013) and a bunch of medical bills ate up a lot of money last year. I will be purchasing more this year and by starting a new job in a couple of months, will be issued a few more new guns
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Old February 4, 2014, 10:07 PM   #35
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PSA AR 16"
Del Ton 20" AR A2 upper PSA lower (project build)
Ruger SR45
M&M M10' AK

2014 is looking dreary here in California, if I squeak it out I might be able to get a Ruger SR9, and SR40, before the deadline dates for delisting. One handgun purchase/dros in a 30 day period and they're falling off the approved roster, along with the S&W' semi-auto handguns.

2015 a muzzle loader long rifle, the only gun that will be left on the approved roster in CA.
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Old February 4, 2014, 11:47 PM   #36
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Uh, I didn't buy any but, my wife and daughter gave me a Springfield Loaded 1991 .45 in S/S.
Past Christmas include:
Mini 14 Ranch rifle, S/S
Ruger 10/22, S/S International
Savage 110 .270
Mini 30, S/S
Springfield M1A, Loaded
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Old February 5, 2014, 12:07 AM   #37
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Just one, a Savage 110 in 30.06 and swapped barrels to a 338.06.
Bedded the action and polished the sear and trigger. Still trying to develop a load for it.
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Old February 5, 2014, 02:08 AM   #38
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Lots of trades, one buy. Ended the year having committed to my carry system enough to have picked up a second, and had Trijicon HDs put on both.

The PX4 will likely go soon.
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Old February 6, 2014, 11:18 AM   #39
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Purchased
M1 carbine (USGI)
S&W model 19 (snubbie)

Sold
Colt Commander.
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Old February 9, 2014, 02:15 AM   #40
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Bought-
Standard synthetic M1A
Ruger 10/22 Standard
Ruger 10/22 Tactical
Mosin 91/30
M&P Sport
Glock 21
Magazines for all and then more magazines
Ammo, ammo, ammo
Cleaning supplies
Parts and minor upgrades

Sold-
Won't sell anything. Ever. I sadly live in CA.
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Old February 11, 2014, 05:35 PM   #41
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Added only a Mossberg 151-M, and sold or traded nothing. The 151 was the first in two years. I'm slowing down and being real choozy.
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Old February 12, 2014, 01:28 AM   #42
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Only firearm i bought was my AR that i assembled. Didn't sell any either. This year i am thinking about possibly getting an AK, or maybe a 10mm or 44 Mag handgun. Still have to do more research though.
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Old February 12, 2014, 08:48 PM   #43
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Well in 2013 and the beginning of 2014 I sold all of my semi-automatic handguns. No more semi-automatics for me..

Replaced them with several .357 magnums a SA .44 Special and a .45Colt.
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Old February 13, 2014, 11:17 AM   #44
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Hmmm, in 2013 I bought:

Boberg XR9-S - one of the "coolest" modern guns I own
Kahr K9 - Classy Classic in brushed nickel - nice gun for the price.
Colt Mustang - First production run, one of the first 50 ever made... came with genuine ivory grips, just couldn't pass it up.

I really don't know what, if anything, I will acquire in 2014. There are a few antique guns I want - a particular Luger, a particular 1911, and a couple of others. One '80's vintage gun I want. And, as far as modern guns go, I would like to buy a S&W 627 2" .357. If I ever find "great" prices on a KRISS, Tavor, MSAR, or PTR-91, I'd buy, but it would have to be a deal I couldn't refuse.

If I were smart, I'd be buying several X-S drum magazines and good quality extended pistol magazines.

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Old February 13, 2014, 12:54 PM   #45
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It would have done me no good in 2013 to buy guns that there was no ammo for, so...

I invested heavily in reloading but didn't pay premiums. I had a buddy move to California and had to get out of the Class3 game, and he sold me his Dillon 550. 9mm/.45/.223/.308/7mmMauser... and have aquired all the goodies including a SuperSuage and the big motor Case Trimmer.

I've managed to stash about 20k primers, 20lbs of powder, and a few thousand bullets in all the calibers I shoot. In a few months, I should be good to go for the better part of a decade as far as ammo goes. What I really need is for quality self-defense pistol bullets to come back in stock so I can start start my SHTF stockpile. Plinkin' ammo and rifle rounds I can make aplenty, but the good pistol stuff is still nowhere to be found.

I've also resolved to be a part of the .22lr ammo shortage and buy as much as I can as I find it. Am purchasing for the unknown future.

Late 2014, I'll probably be back in the "gun-buying" business... need a few .22lr semi-auto's for plinkin'/trainin', at least a couple more HD shotguns
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Old February 14, 2014, 02:16 AM   #46
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Sold Taurus PT1911 (Awesome Gun but 1911s should be made in America)
Para P10 (Thank God I found someone dumber than me to buy this hunk of crap.)

Bought Stoeger M3500. (great semiauto. Lacks refinement but eats everything and begs for more) Henry 22 Lever. (why not....) TC Encore Pro Hunter. (Expensive, but its one of those guns that commands respect)
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Old February 14, 2014, 02:04 PM   #47
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Purchased

Colt Official Police w/4" barrel
Smith & Wesson Model 19 w/6" barrel

Sold
Glock 26. Went towards the purchase of the S&W Model 19
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Old February 17, 2014, 11:41 AM   #48
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Bought

Waffen Werks AK-74
Sig Sauer P228

Sold

Century Arms AK-74
Gen 2 Glock 19 (it was so unremarkable, I don't think I ever took a pic of it except for the for sale ad)
Springfield 1911
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Old February 17, 2014, 12:12 PM   #49
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My firearms purchases are normally well planned and researched. Once I determine a "niche" in my battery needs to be filled, and I fill it, I rarely sell anything.

Last year, bought a S&W Shield in 9mm (for the wife).
A Rossi "Matched Pair" in .243/.20 gauge (for the travel trailer).

This year, just scored a Benelli M2 Field at a going-out-of-business price, and saved $300! Still, after tax, it's was @ a grand$$, so I will "chill" the rest of the year as I take care of debt.

I need to redo my priority list. I am not beneath swooping in on an unexpected bargain if I find one.
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