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Here's an idea we can all support: Every time there's a gun debate, buy a new gun

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by RicInOR, Jun 24, 2016.

  1. RicInOR

    RicInOR Washington County Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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  2. PaulB47

    PaulB47 Hillsboro Well-Known Member

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    I used to do that. Every time Bill Clinton came on saying I didn't really need a gun, I went out and bought another one. It ran into some significant expense after a while. :)
     
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  3. Ura-Ki

    Ura-Ki Sub Light Speed Well-Known Member

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    I can't keep up financially! LOL But I get out each and every day and "practice" with them, work on load development, making Powder and primers, and generally being Non Compliant! Any thing I can do to thumb my nose at the anti's is a good day!
     
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  4. OutlawHoss

    OutlawHoss Klamath-Siskyou Well-Known Member

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    If only I could! I think for those of us that are not so financially flexible, there are other really great less expensive means of 'voting with your dollar':
    • Join/ Re-up your membership/Donate to your favorite pro-2A organizations. The increase in numbers in diverse gun groups says a lot to the TPTB
    • Have a public open carry event, like a barbecue in the park or even just a gathering
    • Buy ammo and accessories, but instead of hoarding, purchase what you can afford and sell it at cost (whole or in part, as people can afford) to your friends and spread it around. That's some real solidarity, not hoarding the once plentiful .22LR bricks, especially if you already have thousands upon thousands of rounds
    • Take someone new shooting/go shooting with your friends (and don't leave a mess, or even better leave the area better than you found it!)
    These are less expensive, as much as I'd love to buy new guns, they are pretty proactive activities!
     
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  5. Fordcragar

    Fordcragar Renton, Washington Active Member

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    Bought a case of 9mm and 4 bricks of primers yesterday, trying to do my part.;)
     
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  6. No_Regerts

    No_Regerts United States Well-Known Member

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    I cant afford it at this rate. I need social justice!
     
  7. Nightcrawler

    Nightcrawler Snohomish County, WA Active Member

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    I'm going to have to start working more overtime . . . .
     
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  8. bzltyr

    bzltyr Portland Metro area Active Member

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  9. NWGlockgal

    NWGlockgal Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I need a reason to buy one? ;)
     
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  10. etrain16

    etrain16 Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I've tried this tactic before. I simply cannot make enough money to stick with this plan for any length of time. That said, I fully support it.

    What I would actually rather see, is every time an anti-gunner starts talking gun control is that a NEW GUN OWNER buy their first gun. Those are the numbers we need to grow. It's nice to have a number of guns to your name, but growing the numbers of GUN OWNERS is really the ticket to swinging public opinion on guns. Perhaps for any that could afford to do it, buy a new gun and gift it to a new gun owner, then tell them to vote pro-gun if they want to keep it ;)
     
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  11. PDXSparky

    PDXSparky Keizer / Hillsboro Well-Known Member

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    The only reason I need to buy one is I found another I wanted at a good price.

    That said, I'm pretty happy with what I have now, so I'll just buy more ammo. Had about 4000 9mm show up on my doorstep this week.
     
  12. NWGlockgal

    NWGlockgal Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Ammo works too.....waiting for my 2000 rounds of 9mm to arrive. Didn't really need it, but can never have enough!
     
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  13. Dyjital

    Dyjital Albany, Ore Flavorite Member Bronze Supporter

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    As a stay at home dad.... My wife is going to just have to work more.

    (Kidding)

    That's an expensive idea.
     
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  14. 3MTA3

    3MTA3 DMZ between Liberty and Tyranny Behind Enemy Lines Bronze Supporter

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    My version is every time there is a gun debate take at least one person shooting for the first time.
     
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    PaulB47 Hillsboro Well-Known Member

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    I'm very happy I don't live where there is a one gun per month law. I'd have an even harder time affording that.
     
  16. bmtm09

    bmtm09 olympia, wa Well-Known Member

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    If I bought a new gun every time somebody said gun control I wouldn't be able to count them all
     
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    nextgenar roseburg Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    image.jpeg image.jpeg I did my part!
     
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  18. IheartSig

    IheartSig Beaverton Diamond Supporter Diamond Supporter Platinum Supporter

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    I agree. I stopped on the way to work this morning and did exactly that.

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  19. Doc In UPlace

    Doc In UPlace Tacoma-ish Well-Known Member

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    I buy ammo instead. Already have (lost in the boating accident) all the guns I need(ed). :rolleyes:

    Guns without ammo is like a wallet without money. :)
     
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