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Old 09-01-2013, 01:49 PM   #1
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In current times, a man does not need to own land. Most home land is ornamental and recreational.

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In current times, a man does not need to own land. Most home land is ornamental and recreational.
But a man with a heart needs some land for his family.
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Well, I'm not a man but my ideal would be 5 acres.

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As much as he wants.

Personally, I want enough to construct Hickock45's range and enough for a 2500' grass strip.

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I've got 10 but it is in the middle of a 120 acre farm that I have full run of. Seems 120 is about right for privacy and hunting and recreation, 10... not much. In my area little 5,10 acre chunks with a house are valued very high by the assessor and the property taxes are absurd. I pay more for my little 10 acres and house then is paid for the entire 120 acre farm. Shame property taxes have to have such a big part in what a person can own.

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My ideal would be whatever I could afford. No limit. In reality, I have 3.2 acres, but to answer the OP's question directly, none.

There is a nice little 1 acre corn field for sale just down the street from us, the whole parcel is 30+- acres. $165K. Sign was only up for 2 weeks before it was under agreement with a developer. So disappointed......

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I got just what I want, enough to protect my family, and practice with them.







From my front porch ,on top of highest hill, in the middleof 25 acres, full of widlife .



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I have 50 acers of low land desert scrub with plenty of live washes. (Including my driveway)



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