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Posted: 2/15/2012 3:14:55 PM EDT
purchasing a J frame or two, and just focus on training? This whole gear selection stuff makes my head hurt. The more formal training I do the more I want to simplify. I'm always amazed at how instructors are solving problems with software instead of more hardware.
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:16:18 PM EDT
[#1]
Absolutely NOT!
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:17:26 PM EDT
[#2]
Um...no.
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:17:26 PM EDT
[#3]
No, but I'm getting to the point I'm tired of buying them.  I think I might be approaching "enough."

Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:18:04 PM EDT
[#4]
Never. Ever.
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:18:44 PM EDT
[#5]
If I was going to sell all of my guns and buy one, it certainly wouldn't be a revolver. Unless it was a Webley-Fosbery, maybe.
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:18:56 PM EDT
[#6]
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:19:02 PM EDT
[#7]
I kind of get what you are saying. I have really paired down my collection and most of my rifles are setup exactly the same.

Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:19:03 PM EDT
[#8]
No.

Shit no man.
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:19:08 PM EDT
[#9]
If I was going to have just one gun, it wouldn't be a fucking J-frame.  It's 2012 fer crissakes...
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:19:18 PM EDT
[#10]
I sold a lot of them. At one point I had forty of the things. The guns that I recently lost in the boating accident were ones that fill a definite need. It might be recreation, hunting, or self defense, but I've passed the time when I bought a gun just because I felt that I should have that particular one.
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:19:38 PM EDT
[#11]
Selling your guns isn't the answer...

Amatuers focus on hardware...professionals focus on software

While gear selection deserves discussion if you feel it's becoming the main focus for you then step back and worry about fundamentals for a while.

You're probably just burned out from one too many 9mm vs. .45 threads.
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:19:50 PM EDT
[#12]
Fuck no
 
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:19:55 PM EDT
[#13]
nope...sold a few when I was younger....
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:20:06 PM EDT
[#14]
No Meng !!!
 
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:20:09 PM EDT
[#15]
NO
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:21:12 PM EDT
[#16]
Quoted:
Fuck no  


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Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:22:51 PM EDT
[#17]
Sold a bunch of stuff that I wasn't using to buy new stuff that I would be using.   That's how I financed the BRD I now have.
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:23:17 PM EDT
[#18]
You should make this a poll.
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:23:28 PM EDT
[#19]
NO
 
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:24:03 PM EDT
[#20]
Quoted:
Um...no.


Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:24:32 PM EDT
[#21]
Sell all my guns ??


Fuck no .
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:25:54 PM EDT
[#22]

Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:26:17 PM EDT
[#23]
Never, I like guns.
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:26:56 PM EDT
[#24]
NO!

Certain ones in my collection I "train" with, the others are just frosting on the cake called freedom.
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:27:10 PM EDT
[#25]
Why the fuck would you choose a revolver as your only firearm?
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:28:56 PM EDT
[#26]
Done buying them.

From here on out it's ammo for this guy.


Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:31:35 PM EDT
[#27]
Fire extinguishers are so hard to maintain, and they get in the way and keep me from storing more stuff.  And fire insurance is so expensive!

Ever just feel like getting rid of it all and setting up a garden hose and focusing on training?
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:33:19 PM EDT
[#28]
Quoted:
Why the fuck would you choose a revolver as your only firearm?


A J Frame would be an excellent choice for a only firearm.
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:36:23 PM EDT
[#29]
Nope, I only have simple utilitarian type weapons that serve a specific purpose. (if you ignore one Colt Dick Special in nickel)
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:36:54 PM EDT
[#30]
Ya, I go through that phase with everything though.

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Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:42:01 PM EDT
[#31]
No.
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:42:13 PM EDT
[#32]
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:42:49 PM EDT
[#33]
I sometimes consider optimizing my rifle and just keeping that and my pistol. Sell off all others.
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:43:05 PM EDT
[#34]







Quoted:
Quoted:



Why the fuck would you choose a revolver as your only firearm?
A J Frame woul be an excellent choice for a only firearm.
There are a lot of people that would argue that a J frame would solve the vast majority of self defense scenarios seen by a civilian in the US.
I just turned 27 and baring joining the military or becoming a cop I think the odds of me getting into a gunfight are very low. Getting into a gunfight with a rifle is probably even more miniscule in probability.





ETA: Maybe I am having a quarter life crisis or maybe I am getting bored with guns. I like shooting, and I like training but cleaning, maintaining, and constantly getting gear isn't fun.
 
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:47:15 PM EDT
[#35]
Quoted:

Quoted:
Quoted:
Why the fuck would you choose a revolver as your only firearm?
A J Frame woul be an excellent choice for a only firearm.
There are a lot of people that would argue that a J frame would solve the vast majority of self defense scenarios seen by a civilian in the US.

I just turned 27 and baring joining the military or becoming a cop I think the odds of me getting into a gunfight are very low. Getting into a gunfight with a rifle is probably even more miniscule in probability.

 


I agree and while I do own several .45acp pistols the J frame is the only one I carry daily. It's accurate also. Learn to shoot a J frame and everything else is simple.
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:48:35 PM EDT
[#36]
I've always been a shooter rather than a collector.  My deer rifle is the only gun I own that hasn't shot enough ammo to surpass the cost of the gun.  The ones I shoot the most have shot many times their value in ammo.

No need to sell any, I only have guns that I frequently shoot.
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:49:28 PM EDT
[#37]
I've thought about selling everything and buying exact duplicates for everyone in my house.
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:50:53 PM EDT
[#38]

Yeah, every once in a while I think about selling all my guns.

But then I'll go out and buy something new and the feeling passes.


Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:53:09 PM EDT
[#39]
I understand the sentiment, but certainly not with a J-Frame.

Regardless, I'm both a shooter and a collector, so personally no.
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:53:43 PM EDT
[#40]



Quoted:




Yeah, every once in a while I think about selling all my guns.



But then I'll go out and buy something new and the feeling passes.

I've had this feeling for a long time. Little by little I've reduced my "collection." For some reason I feel like their will be a weight lifted off my shoulders if I sell all my stuff and buy two 642s and a shit load of ammo.



 
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:54:58 PM EDT
[#41]
Quoted:
Never. Ever.


Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:56:10 PM EDT
[#42]
not me......

im getting ready to buy a set of knee-pads and and some tactical gloves for use at the indoor-range....

you can never have enough tacti-cool gear, it makes you feel a lot better about yourself
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 4:00:41 PM EDT
[#43]
Umm nope
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 4:02:02 PM EDT
[#44]
For along time I would buy a gun with the intent of buying parts and setting it up just how I wanted it.....then I would see a new toy I just had to have that cut into the parts budget, in the end I had a bunch of guns but none of them exactly how I wanted them....


I decided what I wanted to keep, sold off all the fluff and fixed every thing exactly the way I wanted it to be... I'm content and happy now.


For now.....
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 4:06:43 PM EDT
[#45]
I think one of the reasons I got into shooting is cause my house was
burglarized while I was asleep in my bed when I was fourth grade. That freaked me out. My
parents were anti gun liberals and the only way to get guns into the house was to
take the "sport shooting" angle. I did skeet trap sporting clays and stuff. As I hit 18 I started buying evil rifle and got into formal "tactical" training. At 21 I got my handgun permit and started doing handgun and CCW based training.



I think for a good portion of my life I was afraid being victim of a crime again and tried to solve it with hardware. At this point I'm not afraid anymore and I guess realizing that hardware isn't going to solve a software issue. On two separate occasions I came extremely close to getting jumped by guys who had superiority in both size and numbers. I can remember thinking afterwards "what the fuck are the tricked out ARs sitting in my safe doing to make me any safer?"



But then again I could be loosing my fucking mind.

Link Posted: 2/15/2012 4:09:45 PM EDT
[#46]
Quoted:
Ya, I go through that phase with everything though.

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This.

Link Posted: 2/15/2012 4:11:18 PM EDT
[#47]
Quoted:
I understand the sentiment, but certainly not with a J-Frame.

Regardless, I'm both a shooter and a collector, so personally no.


This best reflects my thoughts on the matter.
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 4:12:06 PM EDT
[#48]
NO  Buy more BRD GLOCKS 1911 REM 870 700 BUY MORE.
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 4:12:38 PM EDT
[#49]
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 4:36:35 PM EDT
[#50]
NO!
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