Was gonna sell it

Discussion in 'Revolver Handguns' started by 7point62, Jan 9, 2011.

  1. 7point62

    7point62 Lifetime Supporting Member Lifetime Supporter

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    It's just a model 10 smitty 38sp+p...I was thinking about trading it and my 870 in toward a new rifle. In my world I am not allowed to have all the guns I want so if I want a new one I have to justify it by trading older ones in.

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    So I took it out yesterday for old times sake and ran about 150 rounds thru it...and I just really like the way it feels and shoots, always have. I'm afraid if I trade it in I am going to miss it. Plus, my sons really like to shoot it.

    Life is full of tough decisions, ain't it?
     
  2. CA357

    CA357 New Member Supporter

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    Old Smith's are great revolvers. I can easily understand why you'd be hesitant to get rid of it.
     

  3. dunerunner

    dunerunner New Member

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    Are you nuts! Never sell a gun, ever. Never trade one either. You must have one of those "What do you need more than one of those things for?" wrapped around your ring finger too.

    I tell my wife that every weapon has a specific purpose, just like the appliances in the kitchen. The Blender does a specific job, so does the food processor and the mixer, how many different spoons are there in the kitchen and measuring devices...They all have a specific application.

    Let me know.......if that works!! :D
     
  4. 7point62

    7point62 Lifetime Supporting Member Lifetime Supporter

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    :D Hahahaha, yeah, you pretty much nailed it. For some stupid reason she won't let me raid the kids college fund. Go figure.
     
  5. dunerunner

    dunerunner New Member

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    Next time she wants a new pair of shoes, ask her: "How many pair do ya need; ya only have two feet?"

    And Good Luck!
     
  6. russ

    russ New Member

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    You can always get another 870, but you should hang on to that Smith for sure.
     
  7. 7point62

    7point62 Lifetime Supporting Member Lifetime Supporter

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    You are right...But she gave me that 870 like 8 years ago, so if I trade it in she'll think I'm dissing her choice. A delicate balance, my friend...thin ice.
     
  8. russ

    russ New Member

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    Indeed, that puts a different light on it for sure. Can you sell a kidney? :p
     
  9. powg

    powg New Member

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    new gun fund

    put 20.00 on the jets for winner of superbowl .....who knows
     
  10. TimL2952

    TimL2952 New Member

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    yea....go without your new gun for awhile and save some cash....OR regret selling that gun and later have to trade some of your other newer guns just to get a gun you already used to have...
     
  11. colmustard

    colmustard New Member

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    tough decission. I have a 870 and an old '70s k-frame 38, and even though that revolver is older than me, it is such a sweet shooter and even though its not the most valueble gun I have I would miss it if I got rid of either one. good luck in your situation, If it were me I would wait and think on it, take your time and come to a conclusion you know you will be happy with. no need to impulse buy.
     
  12. powg

    powg New Member

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    sweet mod 10

    dont trade it or sell it .......pass it down later to your kids .my granddad had a mod 10 tapered barrel .38 bobbed hammer for d/a shooting only...was a sweet shooter .
     
  13. HOSSFLY

    HOSSFLY New Member

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    Been there - Dun that :rolleyes:
    Trick is aquire so many she loses track of whats what ;)
     
  14. Westy

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    A number of years ago, I wanted a new video card for my computer but didn't have the cash. I looked through my safe and decided to sell a Springfield 1911 I got for a song since I had a couple other .45's.

    Now when I'm out browsing Gunbroker, what do I find myself looking at? Springfield 1911's of course.

    The lesson I learned is once you have a gun, never sell, trade or even think about reducing your collection. You'll regret it, especially if it was a good shooter!
     
  15. NGIB

    NGIB New Member

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    Meh.

    If I sell or trade one that I find I miss - I just get another one...