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View Poll Results: Are You More Armed Today Than 4 Years Ago?
Yes 69 75.82%
No 16 17.58%
Doesn't Concern Me 6 6.59%
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Old 05-03-2012, 06:49 AM
 
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If yer under 25 years of age, that's a good "starter" collection in Texas....


I used to have a nice little collection, until they all went into the mississippi a month ago on my canoe trip.
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Old 05-03-2012, 07:46 AM
 
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Are you? I am. No need to post reasons.
I am wondering why you specifically choose "4 years ago"? Why not 1 year ago or 2 years ago or 3 years ago?
Talk about a thinnly vieled political topic!
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Old 05-09-2012, 04:49 AM
 
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NOPE. Got all I need already. rifle,shotgun, and handguns. I is good for a loooong time
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Old 05-16-2012, 04:10 PM
 
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Yeah, but that's mostly because I buy 1-2 new ones a year now. Last one was a year ago last month, I'm probably getting another one at the June show.
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Old 05-16-2012, 05:22 PM
 
Location: New Braunfels, TX
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Added 5 more last week - coupla .380's the wife wanted, a 12 gauge O/U, Kimber .45 an' an engraved Henry Golden Boy.

an' there's a gun show this weekend!
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Old 05-16-2012, 07:22 PM
 
Location: Fredericksburg, VA
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Added 5 more last week - coupla .380's the wife wanted, a 12 gauge O/U, Kimber .45 an' an engraved Henry Golden Boy.

an' there's a gun show this weekend!
What kind of 12 gauge O/U did you get? I've been eye-balling those for a while. I want one, but it's not in the budget for this year.
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Old 05-16-2012, 08:23 PM
 
Location: New Braunfels, TX
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No biggie on the O/U - a Brazilian factory owned by Benelli - great field gun that I won't cry over if I get it scratched/dirty in the field.
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Old 05-16-2012, 08:52 PM
 
Location: Fredericksburg, VA
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No biggie on the O/U - a Brazilian factory owned by Benelli - great field gun that I won't cry over if I get it scratched/dirty in the field.
Nice. I was looking at the Stevens 512 Goldwing by Savage. It usually goes for about $600. As you are probably aware, that is cheap for an O/U. I figure it is so for a reason. It's a good looking gun, and inexpensive so it's something that I don't mind getting a few cuts and bruises. But I've also heard of guys having problems with the firing pins on those as well. Mixed reviews all around, really. Some really positive, a few not so much. Perhaps you can share your thoughts on that specific make/model if you are familiar with it?
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Old 05-21-2012, 01:49 AM
 
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I am MORE ARMED with knowledge today than i was 4 years ago,YES!!
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Old 05-21-2012, 07:46 AM
 
Location: MA
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I didn't own any firearms 4 years ago... so yes, definitely.
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