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Old 05-26-2011, 01:55 AM   #1
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Recently I saw a sweet looking Dan Wesson .22 revolver at my local gun shop & decided I had to have it. I traded a Ruger 9mm that I only had 150$ in straight up for it. When I took it to the range I decided I didn't like the short barrel for a plinker (4") and felt naked without a designated truck gun. So today I traded the Dan Wesson .22 off for a Springfield Armory XD in .40 with box,2 mags, papers, etc. I had to give 100$ boot for the XD but since I only had 150$ in the Dan Wesson .22 that put me to having 250$ total for the XD. Also the guy threw in a box of ammo. Even though it's not a .45 I believe the .40 XD will make for a dandy truck gun. I think I'm going to quit while I'm ahead.
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Old 05-26-2011, 02:04 AM   #2
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bear, you are definately ahead. If you've only got $250 in an XD you're golden!
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I wish I could have bought that Dan Wesson for $200.
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Bear sounds like a quick bit of trading ended up well for you. Congrats!
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Nice job Bear.
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Woo Hoo. A new gun. I'm glad you got a good deal. Enjoy.
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