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Old April 25, 2013, 09:03 PM   #26
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Marlin/Glenfield mod 60's

Those mod 60's shoot like a house-a-fire. The one I have now will shoot tight groups with every brand ammo I've run through it, some will shoot a little better then others, but no complaints about any of them. I keep it clean and oiled. It's like the bunny, it goes and goes. It's in the original stock but I've been thinking about getting an ATI stock for it, comments are welcome.
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Old April 25, 2013, 09:07 PM   #27
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The one I traded for would fail-to-feed every now and then, thats why the guy wanted rid of it, but all it ended up needing was a good cleaning. they are a great open-sight plinker.
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Old April 25, 2013, 09:25 PM   #28
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My $89 Russian SKS. I should have bought all of them.
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Old April 26, 2013, 10:11 AM   #29
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I've found a few good deals over time. I paid $30 for a Marlin model 60 at a yard sale, then handed it to my friend for a birthday present.

I paid $75 for a Winchester 94 that was made in 1927. It was pretty rough. I bought a new magazine tube and spring for it, since the old one had been damaged and shortened, and the spring had worn through in two places (it was spliced back together with sewing thread and still worked). I dont know the "street value", but I havent seen any pre-war 94s in any condition for very cheap. The value doesnt matter, I like it, shot a deer with it, and have happily carried it many miles tramping around in the hills.

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Old April 27, 2013, 02:28 PM   #30
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Around 1987 I got this at a police auction for $12.50. Scrounged up needed parts, bought a new rear sight and made a front blade. Refinished the wood and blued it at home for another $9.50. Total monetary investment is $22.

Cheapest rifle that required no work is this Turkish Mauser I got off Gunbroker about 5 years ago for $81 (including the bayonet).

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Old April 27, 2013, 02:47 PM   #31
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A Hi-Point Carbine in 9mm I paid $200 seen here...
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Old April 27, 2013, 03:14 PM   #32
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The Marlin 15YN, aka "Lil Buckaroo", a single shot .22 that is as accurate as the 39A, Model 60, and 10/22 I own.

Think I paid about $69.95 new for it, less than the 89 I paid for the 60 and 10/22
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Old April 27, 2013, 04:01 PM   #33
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My $800 M1A National Match
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Old April 27, 2013, 04:26 PM   #34
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Back when I was in high school I came across a Model 1894 trench gun that was brought back from Vietnam. Got the gun for $100 and got it re-blued afterwards. Gun is worth $700.
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Old April 29, 2013, 03:44 AM   #35
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Bought a CZ24 from a buddy in 2011 for $50. He had shot corrosive ammo out of it 2 years prior, and ruined the barrel. I only wanted the action which is in good shape, for a future project. When I went to go home, he told me the Mauser had catch with it, I had to take his father in-laws old Mosin, as they wanted it ouf of the house since the father in-law is serving prison time for the next 20 years.
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Old April 29, 2013, 05:44 AM   #36
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My 1903A3 that was sporterized circa-1950's or 60's. $275 OTD in 1995 at an estate sale. I added the glass (came with a Williams scope base) and a Timney trigger.

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Old April 29, 2013, 06:29 AM   #37
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There is nothing -- absolutely nothing -- more classically beautiful than a Springfield....
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Old April 30, 2013, 01:55 AM   #38
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I picked up a package deal a while back... 3 Rem nylon 66s and a nylon 76... for $300 total... thats $75 each...

I sold the roughest 66 for $150 a couple of months later... I still have the other 3, with $150 invested in them, thats cheap enough for me.

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