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View Poll Results: How much have you spent as a result of this site?
$0 15 5.98%
$1-$1000 42 16.73%
$1001-$5000 99 39.44%
$5001-$10000 58 23.11%
$10001+ 37 14.74%
Voters: 251. You may not vote on this poll


How much has this site cost you?

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Unread 05-17-2008, 06:11 AM
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Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Elko, NV
Posts: 461
How much has this site cost you?

Originally Posted by JAWZ View Post
This site is costing me to much money . I just bought the NF 3.5-15 x50 with the NP-R1 recticle for my 300 wby ...
Thankyou for all your help.

JAWZ made me realize that this site has cost me a lot too. I have spent around $8000 (and counting) as a direct result of the free information that I have learned from this site. I thought I was getting a deal. What about you? I don't think I'm the only one. Don't just vote...tell us what you got.

Here's the water under the bridge so far:
Custom 7mmAM
Nightforce 5.5-22 np-r1 scope
Tikka .308 Varmint
2 Tikka 270 wsm's (selling one next week)
Lots of bullets.
Bushnell Laser scope
Reloading Equipment

Still to come:
New laser rangefinder
100 rounds of fireformed brass
wind meter
rugget Pocket PC
more bullets, more powder

The $8000 doesn't include any gas used for shooting and/or scouting.

:eek: - so much for a free site.

Last edited by WildcatB; 05-17-2008 at 02:04 PM.
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Unread 05-17-2008, 07:14 AM
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Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Central Illinois
Posts: 901
What is wrong with all those "0$" people???

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Unread 05-17-2008, 10:15 AM
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Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: San Jose, Ca
Posts: 268
With 2 new rifles, a new barrel and acouple scopes and other gear, I think the pole should go higher that 10000+. I can not say that this sight cost me that though. I was on my way in that direct this sight has just influence the direction of some of those buys. But what else would I have spent that money on? Investing in Retirement?
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Unread 05-17-2008, 03:40 PM
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Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: MS
Posts: 1,652
I refuse to answer this on the grounds that it may incriminate me. But hey did you know you can buy a 100K insurace policy on your guns for less than 400 buck a year.
I admit that I know just enough to be dangerous.....but dangerous at ever extending distances.
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Unread 05-17-2008, 03:46 PM
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Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Blackfoot, Idaho
Posts: 8,505
I would have voted if the currency units would have been appropriate.

I had 2 and now I only have one, I think its the one on the right!?

However, I can say that I've never spent more on such a narrow focus. Each $ spent was, for the first time in year, effectively and efficiently spent.

On the down side does gun powder cause G-warming?
I may be the slowest guy on the mountain . . . . but . . . . I'm on the mountain!
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Unread 05-17-2008, 06:14 PM
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Join Date: May 2008
Location: Sydney , Australia
Posts: 187
Yeh i forgot to add the new rings and bases ,
My HS stock for my 240,
The new batch of match grade proji's
Lieca range finder 1200,
Neck sizing dies for my 300 and 240 wby
Forster case trimmer ( always wanted 1 you guys just made me buy it)

I think this sight sends out subliminal messages.


Love it!
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Unread 05-17-2008, 11:43 PM
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Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Utah
Posts: 1,375
Wow! Good thing I don't stop and count very often! Good thing my wife doesn't!
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