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The Order of Gentlemanly Restraint $$$

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by Greg45acp, Jul 19, 2017.

  1. Greg45acp

    Greg45acp Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Oct 31, 2016
    I'm a few months away from my birthday and I think I should do a spending freeze until then. I've been on a tear lately....:o.o: No more guns, ammo, reloading stuff, holsters, grips... Nothing!

    So - anybody else feel like exercising some fiscal discipline until mid October? If you want to join but you have a planned purchase before October 15 you can declare it to be an exception.

    Exception > I may purchase some Parkerizing supplies (under 100 bucks) before October 15 but that is it.

    If you fail, may it be in spectacular fashion - but you have to declare it here. Anybody else joining this Order?

    Your wallet will thank you!

  2. Oldag

    Oldag Well-Known Member

    Aug 27, 2014
    I've sworn off for the rest of the year.
  3. john_anch_ak

    john_anch_ak Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Mar 7, 2017
    Sorry, no can do!!! When/if I see something I just gotta have...then I gotta buy it!!!
  4. Gimpster

    Gimpster Kevin G Supporting Addict

    Apr 6, 2017
    I think I'd have a better chance of holding back the tides. Because I know as soon as I made this pledge...I'd see my dream gun in the classified for a song.
  5. Babboonbobo

    Babboonbobo Avatar is back to my favorite things! Supporting Addict

    Nov 18, 2014
    I don't have that much will power!! Plus I am not a quitter, if I can work it out I'll buy it:eek::greedy:
    RazorBurn and Gimpster like this.
  6. limbkiller

    limbkiller Pulling my hair.

    Aug 18, 2011
    I can do that easily. I will join.
    dgi, Cyborg11, Blue Ridge and 3 others like this.
  7. 1911KY

    1911KY Shooter!

    Mar 20, 2015
    ZArugby, Jimhoag, tac45 and 5 others like this.
  8. boatdoc

    boatdoc Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Aug 3, 2015
    like the government says" You are on your own"
    my addiction is too strong to try this

    If I see something I want-- life is too short to "wait for October"

    so I would declare myself a spectacular fail now--much easier this way ;)

    good luck with that
  9. texasnurse

    texasnurse Well-Known Member

    Aug 6, 2016
    I was "saving up" for a Dan Wesson but then I bought a motorcycle and accessories...

    Sent from my iPhone with a general disregard for the masses
    Gimpster likes this.
  10. Marine24

    Marine24 Well-Known Member

    Apr 7, 2015
    Only after Rock Island's online auction in Aug, and oh yeah, their Premier Auction in Sep.
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  11. Greg45acp

    Greg45acp Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Oct 31, 2016
    Yep, that is always the risk. If I stumble across something I'd be stooopid to ignore I'll buy it and post pictures of my epic failure.
    Kip and Gimpster like this.
  12. Sterling Archer

    Sterling Archer Codename Duchess Supporting Addict

    Aug 30, 2015
    I haven't even sworn off the rest of the day. :laugh:
  13. Jimhoag

    Jimhoag In Kentucky Supporting Addict

    Jun 14, 2013
  14. Jimhoag

    Jimhoag In Kentucky Supporting Addict

    Jun 14, 2013
    Only thing I plan on buying before then is some bullets for reloading.
  15. Ethanol Red

    Ethanol Red Make it a double Supporting Addict

    Jul 12, 2015
    I need to take a break for a while. Between recent purchases/builds and travelling, I'm running closer to broke than I like. Time to rebuild the coffers for a while. This is by no means a promise!
    ZArugby, dgi, gps man and 8 others like this.
  16. tarosean

    tarosean Supporting Addict Supporting Addict

    Apr 7, 2013
    Have you lost your mind?
    tac45, boatdoc, gps man and 4 others like this.
  17. RazorBurn

    RazorBurn Well-Known Member

    Sep 30, 2012
    I can make it until I find the next good deal, then I'm like...

    PhilaPop, jw perry, boatdoc and 14 others like this.
  18. jaydoc

    jaydoc i'm riding a turtle! Supporting Addict

    Aug 10, 2012
    I have two gun purchases outstanding.
    I have a gun I'm drooling over in the classifieds
    I'm hemorrhaging $$$ on a car restoration.
    The addiction continues
    ZArugby, Cyborg11, boatdoc and 7 others like this.

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