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Old 03-20-2013, 07:26 PM   #11
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I regret buying only one gun. A Glock 17 back in 1990 (?).

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I don't regret the guns I have now what I do regret almost everyday is selling the guns I no longer have because of hard times its like I lost a pet I've had for years. Now times are better and I'm buying again I am going to try an require what I have lost.

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I regret buying only one gun. A Glock 17 back in 1990 (?).
You only have one gun?
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I have owned many handguns. That was in the states. I sold all my handguns when I returned to Germany. In Germany, a hunter can own only two handguns. I wanted the best German guns I could find. Right now I own a Sig P226r and HK USP .40. I love both guns and have no regrets. They are the best I ever had. Most of the Germans in my class have HK or Walther. Sig is most expensive, so I do not see many. The Americans mostly have Barettas and Glock. Well, back on topic, third best gun I owned was a colt 1911 model 80 Mark IV. I regret selling that gun. The worst gun I ever owned was that plastic piece of..oh never mind.

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I bought guns simply to learn how they work, and how they shoot. In that I got quite an education.

I do not regret buying the guns I now have. I don't regret the guns I got rid of as I replaced them with better guns.

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True wisdom there!

If I hadn't bought that ugly 22wmr rifle, I would've bought something similarly stupid later, and it was cheap at least. If I hadn't given my Bersa Thunder380 to my sister, I wouldn't have ended up with a Bersa Thunder9UCP (which I freakin LOVE).
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I don't regret the guns I have now what I do regret almost everyday is selling the guns I no longer have because of hard times its like I lost a pet I've had for years. Now times are better and I'm buying again I am going to try an require what I have lost.
QFT, don't regret any firearms I've purchased but I regret the loss of everyone that I had to sell.

1. L1A1
2. SKS
3. S&W M1917
4. Colt Combat Commander Series 70 (2 different ones at different times)
5. Taurus PT92
6. Savage FP10
7. Ruger 10/22

Someday I might get some of them back
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I haven't sold many because I'm a sort of gun horder!! The one I did regret selling is my S&W 686. That was the gun I went to the academy with and two years later got my first glock 17. Can't stop buying know many makes and models. My wife just shakes her head now when I walk in with a box.

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QFT, don't regret any firearms I've purchased but I regret the loss of everyone that I had to sell.

1. L1A1
2. SKS
3. S&W M1917
4. Colt Combat Commander Series 70 (2 different ones at different times)
5. Taurus PT92
6. Savage FP10
7. Ruger 10/22

Someday I might get some of them back
I don't even wanna name the ones I've had to sell guess I will though since I'm still buzzin from my mp5

1. Ak47
2. Mossberg 500
3. Metro arms 1911 commander
4. Baretta 92fs
5. Ruger Sr9c
6. Mossberg 835 ultimag
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When I was very young I bought those $1.50~$2.00 top breaks from junk shops. After I learned how they worked they were easy to restore to shooting condition. I once bought an expensive ($10.00) Belgian double action revolver that sort of mimicked a Colt Single Action Army/Colt Lightning 1877 Self Cocker. Kept that thing for a long time and sold it as a wall hanger for $50.00.

And a Colt M1917 revolver that I traded for an Officers Model Match .22. Traded a Colt Python for a Single Action Army that had some sentimental value. Never missed the Python after the S&W 586 came out.

Right now I'm sitting on a Hy Hunter .357 Magnum Western Six Shooter, already have put on brass grip straps and trigger guard, replaced the cylinder bushing to remove endshake, and made a pair of one-piece style walnut grips.

And looking to replace my double actions with single actions.

Its a never ending journey!

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Id have a collection of about half a dozen 1911's by now instead of the others if I went back knowing then what I know now.

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