Best garage sale finds

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  1. 300whisper

    300whisper Well-Known Member LRH Team Member

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    I had a guy make a hell of a deal off me. He got my $5500 rifle for free!


    ...when he stole it out of my truck after a range session. Stopped for lunch then GNC at my local outlet and my truck was broken into....
     
  2. moa_shooter

    moa_shooter Well-Known Member

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    my dad got a Remington 300wm cdl for 400$
     
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  3. 300whisper

    300whisper Well-Known Member LRH Team Member

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    Wal Mart has base model 700 SPS for $190!!!

    A CDL is a big step up from the SPS. $400 is a heck of a deal!
     
  4. moa_shooter

    moa_shooter Well-Known Member

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    and they don't make the cdl in the 300wm anymore
     
  5. bigpapa

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    Very good guys, mine wasnt that good but was talking to a friend in the parking lot way back at a gun show and this young man in his 30s parked and headed to show, i did ask him the price and was told he was doing a trade so that ended, 30 to 40 minutes later he came back yep with the rifle. I got the rifle rem 700 bdl, and leopold scope 3.5 - 50 for 200.00.
     
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  6. Muddyboots

    Muddyboots Well-Known Member

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    Neighbor begged me to go to an estate sale of an older gentleman he knew that benched a lot. I didn't go. He bought a .308 40X with 10X Zeiss for $400. He didn't want it but didn't want to leave it there. Decided to keep it when I offered $500. :mad: Should have went and should have offered more. SO he got the Garage Sale Find of the day....not me:(:confused::eek::mad:
     
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  7. Mongo3006

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    I was in a gun shop that I hanged out back when I worked part time and a lady comes in with a 20ga 870. Dad died she didn't like guns wanted to get rid of it, he gave her $95 for it, as soon as she left I asked ro see it and asked what he wanted for it he said $175 and I told him I had $125 cash in the truck just got paid from work. It was like brand new I don't think it was even shot by her dad. I ended up giving it to my boy on his 12 bday this was back in 94
     
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  8. Coyote_Hunter

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    Best deal I've ever had was at a gun show. Had a Savage 110E .22-250 Dad gave me after he put about 2K rounds thru it. It shot 5-shot groups at 100 you could cover with a dime. After another 2k to 2.5k rounds it started shooting patterns. Sold it at a gun show for $250 to a guy that wanted the action.

    Turned around and bought a like-new Ruger M77 in .257 Roberts for $400. It had a Leupold M8-4x in the rings. The scope was identical to one I had purchased a month or so earlier for $100, so I figure the Ruger cost me $50 out of pocket. :)

    At another show I traded a bunch of unwanted shotgun reloading stuff to a dealer and gave him $275 for a stainless Ruger Blackhawk in .357 Mag. Base pin was bent but Ruger fixed it for free. :)
     
  9. 26Reload

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    Old man passed away.....i bought a box of varieties....in the bottom found a ruger semiauto 22 converted with silencer barrel..home job....
    I shot it in the garage for years....fun little gun....
     
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  10. JJMoody

    JJMoody Well-Known Member

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    Great shape Ruger Blackhawk in .30 carbine for $75. Older Neighbor’s nephew went to jail for a stretch, owed him money, left the pistol and neighbors wife didn’t like it in the house (he was a retired LEO!) he knew I liked guns and asked if I wanted it. I spouted off and said I only had $75 in my wallet. He went for it. I sold that pistol for $600
     
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  11. gohring3006

    gohring3006 Well-Known Member LRH Team Member

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    Bonanza CO AX for 60$
     
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  12. Nomad8961

    Nomad8961 Well-Known Member

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    It wasn’t a sale but more of a trade. When I was 15 my dad told me that I get the pick of the litter on our Boxer pups we had just had and just so happens the neighbor lady wanted the one I had. She had a Ithaca 20ga pump ultra feather light in perfect condition. I’ve since killed a lot of rabbits and pheasants with that gun. That was 16 years ago now and I do t think Il have a deal like that again
     
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  13. 6x6 elk

    6x6 elk Well-Known Member

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    Got a Springfield 03-A3 at a Estate Auction, for $200,Would have got it for $100 but there was another gentleman bidding against me and he stopped at 200. The gun was in really good condition and came with paperwork from where it came from.
     
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  14. Kevin P McNeilly

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    I got an Ithaca flues 20 ga 24" factory barrels for $350. $2000+ dollar gun.