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Posted: 9/19/2005 8:44:33 PM EDT
Link Posted: 9/19/2005 8:46:44 PM EDT
Who still watches television? AR would be the correct answer!
Link Posted: 9/19/2005 8:48:13 PM EDT
Used correctly, the AR will provide you with the same amount of entertainment.
Link Posted: 9/19/2005 8:48:27 PM EDT
Is this HDTV.com?
Link Posted: 9/19/2005 8:49:01 PM EDT
Buy an AR that you may have seen on TV...
Link Posted: 9/19/2005 8:51:33 PM EDT
HDTV rocks. Big step up. AR in another caliber? Ho-hum. You will get more use from the HDTV.
Link Posted: 9/19/2005 8:52:19 PM EDT
Go with the TV, I would, of course I already have 4 AR's..
Link Posted: 9/19/2005 8:52:57 PM EDT
That's a definite "both!"
Link Posted: 9/19/2005 8:53:20 PM EDT
Wait until it's cheaper. Industry standard will be HDTV in 2-3 years, and it will be much cheaper then. Less of a novelty, but also more affordable.
Link Posted: 9/19/2005 8:56:01 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/19/2005 8:56:22 PM EDT by repub18]

Originally Posted By steve-oh:
Wait until it's cheaper. Industry standard will be HDTV in 2-3 years, and it will be much cheaper then. Less of a novelty, but also more affordable.




You think it will be that much of a difference? I hardly see any quality analog tv's anymore for sale. Everthing seems to be HD allready..
Link Posted: 9/19/2005 8:56:15 PM EDT
If it's a choice between the 2,

Get the gun.

I've spent way too much on electronics over the years, & too little on guns.

That 4+ year old preamp I'm about to sell on ebay is worthless, vs what your gun will bring in 4 years.

Particularly now, post- 'post ban'.
Link Posted: 9/19/2005 8:58:13 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/19/2005 8:58:59 PM EDT by Cypher214]

Originally Posted By steve-oh:
Wait until it's cheaper. Industry standard will be HDTV in 2-3 years, and it will be much cheaper then. Less of a novelty, but also more affordable.



You're right but what's funny is that then there will be a new technology that people will say the same thing about.

ETA: The AR. You can't bumpfire a tv.
Link Posted: 9/19/2005 9:01:50 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Cypher214:

Originally Posted By steve-oh:
Wait until it's cheaper. Industry standard will be HDTV in 2-3 years, and it will be much cheaper then. Less of a novelty, but also more affordable.



You're right but what's funny is that then there will be a new technology that people will say the same thing about.[ROFL2]

ETA: The AR. You can't bumpfire a tv.





So true.. You buy the best available and then next week here is "now with DLIPEKDK technology, 20x better than last weeks model".
Link Posted: 9/19/2005 9:04:54 PM EDT
Link Posted: 9/19/2005 9:06:22 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/19/2005 9:06:58 PM EDT by oufree]

Originally Posted By Confederate:
Go with the TV, I would, of course I already have 4 AR's..



my thought as well. I have way to many guns(if possible) but Football on HDTV is awesome
Link Posted: 9/19/2005 9:10:06 PM EDT
Which I would choose, the original question, would depend
on how many AR's I already had. And how many mags for
each, and how much ammo for those mags.

If I were already "set" in the AR area, I would remember
that HD is pretty damn awesome.

DanM

Link Posted: 9/19/2005 9:15:37 PM EDT
AR.

TV bores the shit out of me anymore. I'd rather be up off the couch, outdoors shooting with good folks than on my ass watching bad programming.
Link Posted: 9/19/2005 9:31:35 PM EDT

Originally Posted By atomicferret:
Buy an AR that you may have seen on TV...



YEs! This is the answer to all your needs! Buy now and receive this great bubble wrap packaging ABSOLUTELY FREE!!
Link Posted: 9/19/2005 9:42:41 PM EDT
Get the gun. So what if HDTV looks pretty?
Link Posted: 9/19/2005 9:44:36 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Cypher214:

Originally Posted By steve-oh:
Wait until it's cheaper. Industry standard will be HDTV in 2-3 years, and it will be much cheaper then. Less of a novelty, but also more affordable.



You're right but what's funny is that then there will be a new technology that people will say the same thing about.

ETA: The AR. You can't bumpfire a tv.



You can't bumpfire anything in your living room.
Link Posted: 9/19/2005 11:26:35 PM EDT
Go with the gun - Unilke any piece of consumer electronics, it will retain its value over the years.

BTW, why are you limiting yourself to just ARs? There are scads o' other cool guns to consider:

Have you started your FAL collection yet?

Is there a nice HK91 in your gun safe yet?

Ever shot a SA-M7 or VEPR Kalishnikov?

What rifle collection would be complete without a few pistol-caliber carbines like the Beretta Cx4 Storm or Marlin 1894C levergun?

It's a safe bet that .50 cal BMG rifles will eventually be banned - Will you get yours before they are no longer available?

A Curio & Relics license will get any of several dozen milsurp rifles and pistols delivered to your doorstep for less than $200 - with no FFLs or 4473 forms required. For the price of one entry-level HDTV television, you could own a dozen Mosin, Mauser or Swiss K31 rifles, or half a dozen CZ-52 or Makarov pistols.

BOTTOM LINE: Twenty years from now, the HDTV you bought in 2005 will be buried under several hundred feet of trash in some urban landfill. Meanwhile, the guns you bought in 2005 will be valuable and meaningful to someone.
Link Posted: 9/19/2005 11:43:24 PM EDT
I'd take the AR, but seeing as I'm in the PRK, the TV's my only choice.....

Link Posted: 9/20/2005 12:04:17 AM EDT
The idiot box is a one time purchase. If you get the AR, you'll have to feed it.
Link Posted: 9/20/2005 12:05:14 AM EDT
HDAR.
Link Posted: 9/20/2005 12:25:51 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/20/2005 12:26:06 AM EDT by Stealth]
You could plug your computer into that thing and have a 34" High definition ARFCOM!

Link Posted: 9/20/2005 1:02:59 AM EDT

"Guns will get you through times of no HDTV's better than HDTV's will get you through times of no guns..."
Link Posted: 9/20/2005 3:10:44 AM EDT
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