Regret a gun that you sold? Show us what it was...

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by goodguywithagun, Aug 12, 2020.

  1. Greg M.

    Greg M. Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Mar 6, 2020

    I’m with you I got offered what I thought was stupid money for my refinished Kobra Carry so I sold it and I miss it and have wanted many times to buy another. I keep letting other things get back in line in front of it.
     
  2. stlgecko

    stlgecko Gecko Lives Matter

    May 24, 2014
    It was a Nighthawk Talon 38 Super that I sold to chase something that I no longer remember. @Addicted2gunz was kind enough to sell it back when I came crawling back.

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  3. 2tone

    2tone Well-Known Member

    177
    Dec 7, 2018
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    P239 SAS in .357 Sig

    Light and compact carry gun with a phenomenal trigger, felt extremely natural in the hand and I was able to punch out bullseyes at 15yd+ offhand. It was unreal for a gun of this size.

    I loved the massive fireballs this thing spit out, but I was also keenly aware of what a hindrance that muzzle flash could be in a self-defense situation, as well as the high cost of ammo in comparison to 9mm or .45

    Someone offered me exactly what I paid for it, and I sold it off. Instantly regretted it. Still do to this day.
     
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  4. walleyemonster

    walleyemonster Well-Known Member

    524
    Jan 11, 2017
    Mine was a real Winchester 94 lever action in .22Mag. Most accurate rimfire rifle I ever owned. Was made before it became Winchester Repeating Arms.
     
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  5. ak_in_ca

    ak_in_ca Well-Known Member

    165
    May 18, 2020
    A Yost 1* Springfield and a Colt 1911 with serial number 11,*** which made it one of the very first ever made. Im a freaking idiot for parting with both
     
  6. goodguywithagun

    goodguywithagun Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    567
    Dec 30, 2016
    Oh damn ! I hope you find this thread therapeutic.


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  7. Lineman1982

    Lineman1982 Well-Known Member

    Dec 21, 2018
    Sold this when I went through some hard times. Miss the hell out of it.

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  8. Caspian

    Caspian Chief Steward of Man Law

    317
    Sep 18, 2019
    Over the past 30 some odd years, and a few even one's too, I've built somewhere around 20 1911s. Never built one for anyone else but me. But all of them eventually got sold, more often than not to fund a "better idea". Now, as I get older, I wish I had some of them back, just to see how I progressed through the art and science of building a custom 1911.

    Recently I had just such an opportunity. In the local pawn shop and in the case they have a pistol I immediately recognized. A Biachi Cup pistol I built somewhere around 1994. Snatched that right up.
     
  9. JRK1990

    JRK1990 Well-Known Member

    315
    Jan 2, 2019
    Only gun I have ever sold that I regretted selling was a factory built Blue Box Colt M45A1.
     
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  10. cherokee2u

    cherokee2u Well-Known Member

    Mar 20, 2018
    Sold both of these :(
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  11. Series70

    Series70 Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Jan 3, 2020
    Sold a NIB old Ruger Blackhawk 45LC/45ACP 4 5/8". Paid $125 for it. :bawl:
     
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  12. 41 Charlie

    41 Charlie Get off my lawn...

    Feb 4, 2014
    As a general rule, I try my best to stay focused on what’s ahead of me in life. But looking back (like all of us) I have a regret or two. This early S&W 686 (2.5” barrel) fits the bill.

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  13. Eric

    Eric Cav Troopers Dad

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    Sep 10, 2011
  14. Bender

    Bender Supporting Addict Supporting Addict

    Aug 15, 2011
    I’ve owned pistols from Chambers, Rogers, Rodgers, Tripp, Nighthawk, Wilson, Miller,....,and s few others.

    There has been only one gun, from one builder that I kinda miss. It was a bobtailed lightweight frame, commander slide, coned barrel 38 Super from Joe. I did sell that pistol to help fund the Triple Crown I bought from Joe. I dearly love this pistol, but I also miss the other.

    I did not post a pic of that bobtailed Chambers because another member, JayDoc owns it now.

    Here is the Triple Crown, have not, will not sell it. Will be the last to go.
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  15. wrmiller

    wrmiller The Tinker

    Oct 29, 2016
    My T/C Contender. Fitted in a oversized briefcase, there was one frame, three grips, two scopes and various barrels ranging from 22 LR to 444 Marlin. Used for target shooting to hunting wild boar.
     
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  16. Beau Etienne

    Beau Etienne Active Member

    43
    Jul 11, 2020
    There was this one that I didn't think I would miss, but I do. I could replace it with another affordable one, but I won't.....

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  17. Raven312

    Raven312 Well-Known Member

    232
    Aug 11, 2013
    Yeah, my hardchrome Browning Hi Power, CZ Shadow (sold to buy the Shadow 2 but had to admit I like this one better), Ruger Mini 14. I know there are more but I don't want to look too hard. It might change my mood... 866840502.jpg 1355883428.jpg 511506143.jpg

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  18. jfrey

    jfrey Supporting Addict Supporting Addict

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    Oct 10, 2012
    When I was about 13 my dad bought me a Remington model 600 in .244 Remington. It wouldn't shoot the heavier bullets worth a hoot and I had to shoot every deer with it 3 times to keep it down. Finally missed 3 deer in one day with it (scope separated inside) so I finally traded it off on a Remington 700 BDL. That gun would be worth a lot of money today because it was a pre 6mm caliber. Oh well.............
    Money got tight one time so I sold a pre-64 Winchester 30-30 with a fairly low serial number. Haven't sold a gun since.
     
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  19. M Yaworski

    M Yaworski Well-Known Member

    465
    Nov 16, 2016
    Nobody ever gives me free guns. :(

    On the other hand, I've never gotten rid of a gun so I have nothing to regret in that regard. However, I have bought a few that I regret buying.
     
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  20. Ohio

    Ohio I like this place !

    599
    Mar 22, 2018
    I had a lot of recovery time after a hip replacement and started thinking about pistols I had wanted in the past, one being a Wilson Combat Professional .45, so I started looking for one. Found the one below being sold as “used” but when I got it it was obvious in was just a trade in that was never shot.

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    I had owned a WC CQB Compact for a number of years so I wanted to duplicate that pistol with the Professional. Had WC black the frame, added a S&A magawell and it looks just like the CQB Compact.
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    I shot the Professional a few times but could never get attached to it, so I sold it. Now I wish I had it back.
     
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