Do you keep OEM rifle boxes?

LongWalker

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Getting ready to move and I still have a pretty good quantity of OEM rifle boxes. I used to make sure that I shot them enough to determine if there were any significant manufacturer defects. After that I would dump the box after a few months assuming it was unlikely it needed to go back to the factory.

For some reason apparently I was napping on the job and have better than a dozen boxes that I don't need. Every long gun has a dedicated soft case and/or hard case I'm thinking I can clean up my space.

As always appreciate your thoughts and advice.
 

P7M13

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Have by brother's Tikka box. Otherwise, no. Have given them all away or recycled.
 

MagnumManiac

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Of the 30 odd rifles I have bought new, only 2 boxes have been kept by me.
A Remington box and a Winchester box, both still have those stupid locks inside them in their original packaging.
Both boxes were kept due to warranty issues….which I ended up fixing myself anyway.
For me, they have come in handy when moving house, wish I had kept more of them actually.

Cheers.
 

Dosh

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I have all the boxes rifles came to me in, but some rifles were purchased without boxes available.
 

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Generally, used rifles sell for more money if you have the original boxes and paperwork. I have all the boxes for every gun I own and everything that came with the new gun. Sooner or later you will sell guns. Ya just can't keep buying and hoarding all the guns. LMAO
 

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I save all boxes and packaging especially if it may be a collectable later on. I have purchased collectable firearms in the past and they are always worth more money with original packaging and paper work. I try to keep all my firearms in great condition so "IF" I do sell the new owner gets it like buying from the store. I don't use my wood/blued ones' anymore to keep them like new. All my "Runnin & Gunnin" are SS, Cerakoted, and synthetic so I don't worry about wear.
 
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