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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 07-02-2008, 12:25 AM
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Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Blackfoot, Idaho
Posts: 8,831
Hired Gun,

That was good. Dern, if I'da botta Nightforce instead of a Leica I'd be one of them there primear mumbers.

To extend my previous post on this thread, I've rebuilt the stock on my 338 RUM, started on a 6BR, improved my bipod design, built some more shooting matts, made my own rifle carrying back back with special detachable pouch for the PDA, Bino, LRF, and on and on. Also improved the build on the camp kitchen/shelter, and HHO'd my Habit Invasion Vehicle (Hummer 4 or HIV)

The sad part is that I haven't killed any note worthy animals in two years. This is gonna be THE year.

I haven't been happier.............

Its kind of different walking into Sportsman's Warehouse or Cabelas knowing that they won't have a darn thing I need. However, during a weak moment I did purchase a Springfield XD Subcompact. Pretty sweet.
I may be the slowest guy on the mountain . . . . but . . . . I'm on the mountain!
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Unread 07-12-2008, 01:48 PM
Gold Member
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: N. Central Indiana
Posts: 608
I've done a lot of searching for a long range rifle, then I found this place. There is so much information here, that it will actually save me $$ because I won't have to spend the $$ twice on the same thing. This year (so far) it's been a PDA, Kestrel, couple of bipods, Spotting scope, .257 Wby Mark V lightweight with Swaro 4-12 TDS, rifle rest, couple of bags, Exbal, too many bullets to count, Accuload, shooting mat, .22LR Savage for practice (1:9 Lilja 28" barrel w/Bushnell 10x40 Elite Mil-Dot w/Target Turrets), Savage Accutrigger .223 for more practice, took a trip to see Kirby and ended up sending him some $$ to get a 7mm AM build started.......

Still need to get a good backpack (leaning towards Gunslinger or J107), lighter tripod for the spotting scope and a good rangefinder/binoculars.

I'm almost afraid to total it up. Good thing I'm single!!
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Unread 08-31-2008, 07:52 PM
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Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Mountians of SW NC, near Asheville
Posts: 1,595
Re: How much has this site cost you?

No web site, or magazine/TV ad has ever "cost" me anything.

What I buy is based on what I know I like and want, never on anyone elses favorites or promotions of anything. Always. YMMV. ????
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Unread 07-02-2009, 08:54 PM
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Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Aberdeen, SD
Posts: 557
Re: How much has this site cost you?

I'm having a 338rum built by Defensive Edge - also bought a remington sendero 300win maq and had Jim at Centershot do some work on it.
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Unread 07-02-2009, 11:47 PM
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Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Carrollton, Ohio
Posts: 637
Re: How much has this site cost you?

I have spent most of my money on reloading equipment. But I think the site has saved me money, I would have spent more in bullets if I hadn't bought the reloading equipment.
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Unread 07-03-2009, 11:36 AM
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Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Central ND
Posts: 1,018
Re: How much has this site cost you?

I would really hate to add it all up. On a good note my wife knows exactly how much I spend. <=she is better than I deserve.

"Amazing things can happen when preparation meet opportunity" Richard Schatz

"The will to win, compares little with the will to prepare to win" Donovan Moran
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Unread 07-04-2009, 03:36 PM
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Columbia, MO
Posts: 1,456
Re: How much has this site cost you?

Gonna cost my dad about $3000 soon.
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