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Now here was a guy with a collection. 325 firearms on the auction block

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by IronMonster, Oct 22, 2014.

  1. IronMonster

    IronMonster Washington Opinionated Member Diamond Supporter

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  2. TOVO

    TOVO SW WA. Active Member

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    Amazing. Thanks for sharing
     
  3. Joe13

    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    What a cool gun room!

    I wish I had space like that.

    Of course if I did, I still couldn't afford to fill it...
     
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  4. jbett98

    jbett98 NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Personally, I would have invested that kind of money in vintage military weapons, especially full auto ones.
    How many hunting guns does a person need, when hunting seasons are short and far between.
     
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  5. NoFlinch

    NoFlinch In a van down by the river Owner of Cocaine addicted dog.

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    Now THAT seems a little crazy to me.
     
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    FA9 Hillsburrito, ORgun Well-Known Member

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    If you ask me, he was either a pepper or a mexican drug cartel.
     
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  7. OLDNEWBIE

    OLDNEWBIE State of Flux Well-Known Member

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    I could see owning 325 or even more but his collection seems a little redundant. I'd have a couple each of the best examples of each particular niche with the modern rifles, then I'd go vintage Military like Jbett98 suggested.
    I wonder what Ted Nugent's collection looks like?
     
  8. jbett98

    jbett98 NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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  9. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    I have just under 10% in number of specimens of what the good Doctor had, and don't even wind up using some of them for YEARS. I only desire to a aquire a Tavor to complete my addiction.... Maybe also a MP5 to take me back to my a Army days.... Maybe also a Dragonov or PCL rifle..... Maybe also a CETME/G3..... And maybe a M60..... Awwww crud, I guess I better get started on building that additional room. :rolleyes:
     
  10. mjbskwim

    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    Don't say what kind of doctor he was but it looks to me like he did some horse trading.Taking any gun bow fishing pole or supplies for his services
     
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  11. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    Very clever!
     
  12. KalamaMark

    KalamaMark Kalama Wa Well-Known Member

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    A quick google search showed that he was a dentist.

    He had fair to good taste in firearms, but his choice of a Chinese tractor from a huckster from my hometown was misguided, I'm afraid.
     
  13. spectra

    spectra The Couve Moderator Staff Member Bronze Supporter

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    300 lbs of powder and over 30K in brass and the guy did not even have a Dillon:eek:

    Would be nice to have just a little of that reloading stuff;)
     
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    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    That's easy for YOU to say, you just bagged a 4-pnt. buck!!
     
  15. KalamaMark

    KalamaMark Kalama Wa Well-Known Member

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    It was just a little Bambi.....
    Not really.... It was FRIGGIN HUGE and I was ASTOUNDED at my good fortune!!

    Best threadjack ever. :)

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  16. mjbskwim

    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    Yeah that's part of the reason I think he was a trader.Guns yes but too many bows of too many brands.Archers tend to stick with 1 or 2 brand.
    And you can bet this auction will be a zoo!
    A friend got in on a sale up here were the guy reloaded 150 calibers.He made a killing at 2 shows with all the brass and ammo.Guys will come for miles to try for the odd ball calibers.
    Heck most of the guns won't bring retail.Everyone over there will have a few in their closets.
    Used bows resell for way lower than used guns, The Mathews may do OK
     
  17. jbett98

    jbett98 NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    No matter what, he's my kind of hoarder. It defiantly will be a zoo at the auction.

    There's never a U-Haul hitched to a hearse.
     
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    KalamaMark Kalama Wa Well-Known Member

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    Nor an armored truck... And I think a fine rifle would be more fun to fondle in my final days than a stack o cash...
     
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    IronMonster Washington Opinionated Member Diamond Supporter

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    I am sure it will be well attended, But you got to consider this is small town Idaho where folks are poor. I bet there will be some bargains to be had. And I bet there is no paperwork either, Private sale Course you have to have a Idaho ID to buy.
     
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    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    There's plenty of money in the region,but still,there will be some good deals