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View Poll Results: How Much Will You Spend On Hunting & Shooting Stuff In the next 12 months?
$0 to $250 59 1.96%
$251 to $500 198 6.58%
$501 to $1,000 542 18.02%
$1,001 to $2,500 882 29.32%
Over $2,500 1,327 44.12%
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How Much Will You Spend On Hunting & Shooting Stuff In The Next 12 Months?

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Unread 02-10-2009, 12:57 AM
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re: How Much Will You Spend On Hunting & Shooting Stuff In The Next 12 Months?

I will spend over $2500.00 on one gun and scope. As soon as I get smart enough to choose between the three I want.
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    Unread 02-14-2009, 10:23 PM
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    re: How Much Will You Spend On Hunting & Shooting Stuff In The Next 12 Months?

    I moved close to $30K out of my 401K and into firearms in 2008. No regrets. The only benefit I've found of getting old is no early withdrawal penalty. 2009 looks ripe for a repeat. Some prices are high because of the stampede but there are some also some good deals on used guns. None of it is for hunting. I prefer watching woodland critters to killing them. I have deer in my yard nearly every day.

    Last edited by LouBoyd; 02-14-2009 at 10:27 PM.
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    Unread 02-15-2009, 03:06 PM
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    re: How Much Will You Spend On Hunting & Shooting Stuff In The Next 12 Months?

    Lou...you can be the Spotter..jk...do you also photograph them? 30-338
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    Unread 02-16-2009, 12:26 PM
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    re: How Much Will You Spend On Hunting & Shooting Stuff In The Next 12 Months?

    I included the cost of my lease, corn, protein, milo.
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    Unread 02-16-2009, 01:57 PM
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    re: How Much Will You Spend On Hunting & Shooting Stuff In The Next 12 Months?

    Answering this kind of poll tends to make me sick. It kind of makes you put the numbers together and be somewhat accountable for you spend on this sort of stuff.
    Last week I bought two new ARs and 5 Rock River lowers. That kind of threw me right out of this one. The week before I customized a Buckmark with trigger parts, barrel and other odds and ends. I am planning to follow Jerry's outline and build a Savage this year. Just geting into hand loading, so I'l probably hit your top number again there.

    Geeze, my wife is going to kill me.
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    Unread 03-11-2009, 09:25 PM
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    re: How Much Will You Spend On Hunting & Shooting Stuff In The Next 12 Months?

    2 CMMG lowers $420
    1 Spikes $145
    Uppers $900
    .308 Savage(soon) $350
    500rds .223 $140
    Mueller Tactical $125

    Then the "wants" start. Want to get the Savage cleaned up and accurized while I am out of the country. No idea on price or time, so add that to the list. Leapers scope($60) and rings($30?) for the airgun to leave at grandma's house. Want some more .223($200), and .308($200) ammo. Also want to do a .243 barrel for the Savage($100), and then ammo for it($200). A mag extension for the Savage would be $90. 10-22 to 10-17 conversion at $2-300, and then maybe a 77/22 mag($4-500) with a 17 barrel($150?), and then ammo for those three calibers($500?)

    and I am above $2500 easily. Have never spent this kind of money, even when we were REALLY into guns. I can blame it on the fear of not having the ability to do it after this year.

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    Unread 03-18-2009, 03:54 AM
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    re: How Much Will You Spend On Hunting & Shooting Stuff In The Next 12 Months?

    What the hell is that all about!
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