So many wants ... So little money ...

Discussion in 'The Club House' started by JW357, Oct 7, 2013.

  1. JW357

    JW357 New Member

    There are so many things I want. More reloading gadgets. More guns. More powder. More guns. More bullets. More guns. More primers. More defensive ammo. More guns. More land. More guns. My own range. Gun safes. Did I mention more guns? A CCW permit here. NRA certification for instructing.

    I wish I had more money......

    What kinds of things do you guys want, that you just can't afford right now (but might actually be a possibility in the future)?
    Last edited: Oct 7, 2013
  2. TankTop

    TankTop Well-Known Member Supporter

    McIntosh sound system... Then maybe a home worthy of putting it into on at least 50 acres with water rights.

  3. Sgt_Skrb_25

    Sgt_Skrb_25 New Member

    I just want more handguns. I live in Komifornia and they are thinking about finally implementing the micro stamping B.S on all handguns. I want a few more before that crap happens.
  4. stratrider

    stratrider New Member

    For the Compac 23 Sailboat:
    Main sail and jib, solar panels
    For the Jeep JK 2dr:
    Front bumper & winch, rear bumper with swing out tire mount, swaybar quick disconnects, 35" tires, steel half doors
    For the Stratoliner motorcycle:
    A shorter half tint windshield
    For the 19' aluminum fishing boat:

    Depth sounder and GPS
    For me
    Technician's Class Ham Radio License (will have to apply myself study wise for that)
    A vintage Marshall or Fender tube amp
    A Gibson Les Paul
    Lighting and power receptacles in my 60' carport
    Hair (just on top of my head, the sides are fine)
    A tail rack for my DR650 motorcycle
    A nice flintlock rifle (TVM?)
    A compound bow
    An M151 Jeep, exactly like I drove in 1984
    A '72 Chevelle with a 396 or 454 would be sweet
  5. txpossum

    txpossum New Member

    The .300 H & H Remington 700 classic still hanging on the wall at my LGS

    A MIA.

    A S&W 629

    A Barnett Crossbow

    A FJ Cruiser
  6. kryptar19

    kryptar19 New Member

    Another AR
    Another AK
    6.5 Grendel upper
    S&W M&P 45c
    G20 with all the upgrades
    S&W E-series 1911
    S&W M&P 8
    S&W 686 plus
    IWI Tavor
    S&W shield 9mm
    FNP .45 Tactical
  7. squirrelhunter

    squirrelhunter New Member

    A Desert Eagle 44 mag.
    A better electronic Coyote caller with decoy
    bipods for 2 of my rifles
    new truck or car
    new tires and limited slip differential for my other truck
    money for house repairs
  8. M605

    M605 New Member

    Cheaper ammo, and a place in the country where I can carry my rifle around and shoot my dinner (squirrel) when I want to.
  9. boatme98

    boatme98 New Member

    My list is a bit weird I guess.
    I've lived a pretty good life and had a lot of things. But it seems I tend to either leave stuff behind, sell it off or just give it away.

    What I'd really like is to make sure my kids and grandkids are reasonably taken care of. (both are doing pretty well on their own but I'd like to give them more)

    For myself, I'd like to have a good car every couple of years and enough to travel the country staying in nice hotels.

    Maybe a condo somewhere between Atlantic Beach, NC and St. Augustine, Fl.

    I've reached a point that I realize I don't want stuff. I want the freedom to travel and I like living in hotels or short term rentals. Houses, condos, cabins, boats, hotels, I don't care.
  10. JW357

    JW357 New Member

    That's a good one. I want that too.
  11. drew661

    drew661 New Member

    I agree, I want so very many things and often get frustrated that I work my a$$ off and can't afford everything right now. Then I remind myself that I have happy healthy kids and money can't buy that. Want more guns though LOL

    Afterthought, at least our problems are not real problems "I want to be cancer free" or "I want to get a job"
    I am not religious, yet I believe most of us are blessed to have the disposable income for firearms.
    Sorry for ruining the thread with my rant.
    Last edited: Oct 7, 2013
  12. Trez

    Trez Well-Known Member

    DeLorean... :)
  13. collegekid20

    collegekid20 New Member

    More arrows for my bow.
    A proper workbench with grinder for my shed.
    New work boots for work and hunting.
    Sig p226 with threaded barrel and suppressor.
    Toyota Tacoma.
    More tools, golf balls, and ammo.
  14. rurak

    rurak New Member

    I want enough money in the bank for my daughters education througout her life. I feel like that would be a giant weight off of my shoulders.
  15. JW357

    JW357 New Member

    I agree. I think every parent wants that.
  16. MisterMcCool

    MisterMcCool Well-Known Member Supporter

    I just want to retire. I will get a pension. and I put a heck of a lot into my 401 (k) program. I dream of getting social security and Medicare forever after retirement?
    I don't worry much about my children's college tuition. I keep hoping they will either be smart enough to get scholarships or too dumb to go to college. Two down, three to go. So far so good! :D
    I don't think the average degree is worth the expense. Most graduates don't even work in their fields. I dropped out in tenth grade, took the GED test, and went to work. I did go to community college for maybe six years (the company pays tuition) and never got a degree.
  17. DrFootball

    DrFootball disappointed & disgusted, But DETERMINED... Lifetime Supporter

    Enough land for my own range. Someone to build it for me. A pontoon boat. A nice 26 or 28 Ft RV...

    The $$ to afford to shoot whenever I want.

    But what I really desire the most is for My wife and myself to have less health issues.....