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Old 03-20-2013, 10:40 AM   #1
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Question $500 Gift Certificate at a Local Gun Shop, What to Get

I won a $500 gift certificate for a local shop while at a pistol shoot.
And no it definitely wasn't for my accuracy, it was a door prize

I walked back in to the showroom and couldn't for the life of me figure out wtf to get.

I have what I need for hunting.
I have a .45 1911
I have a daily carry

What would be fun to shoot?
The reason I pose it like that is the closest range is about 40min away and is PACKED every weekend, so I feel that it needs to be something I'll WANT to shoot for the investment to be worth it.

Thoughts?
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Old 03-20-2013, 10:42 AM   #2
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What to get?

Think about a Ruger SR 22 .22 for quality trigger time. Runs like a big gun and shoots .22's. Use the left over money for .22 rounds
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Old 03-20-2013, 10:47 AM   #3
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$500 worth of teh ammoes
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Old 03-20-2013, 11:00 AM   #4
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You only listed 2 guns so any gun will work, but I agree that a .22 would be a good rifle to start with along with several thousand rounds of ammo if they have it.

I personally would get a .308 Savage.
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Old 03-20-2013, 11:09 AM   #5
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$500 worth of teh ammoes
A brick of .22?
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Old 03-20-2013, 11:55 AM   #6
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A brick of .22?




True...so true.


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Old 03-20-2013, 11:57 AM   #7
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When does it expire. I'd hang on to it for a while.
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Old 03-20-2013, 12:02 PM   #8
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When does it expire. I'd hang on to it for a while.
I've heard that from several people.
It's a plastic card, similar to a gift card, so there is no expiration date
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Old 03-20-2013, 01:45 PM   #9
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Ammoe, lots of ammoe.

Gun's no good if you don't have ammoe.
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Old 03-20-2013, 02:40 PM   #10
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A really nice air rifle and some pellets to feed to it. Then you don't need a range to go shooting
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Old 03-20-2013, 02:53 PM   #11
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trade it to your local private pharmacist for some feel good stuff
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Old 03-20-2013, 03:24 PM   #12
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Maybe you don't want/need any gun related stuff, so consider selling it for less than $500 and use the money for something you really want
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Old 03-20-2013, 03:32 PM   #13
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A brick of .22?
Damn that's what I was gonna say!
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Old 03-20-2013, 03:48 PM   #14
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Where are you going to find a brick of 22's?
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Old 03-20-2013, 05:40 PM   #15
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If there were any .22 to be had anywhere, I'd say that everyone should have one lever-action .22 and one bolt-action .22.

Buy 1/3 of a scope

GSG 1911 .22lr has pretty good reviews.

5 Mosin-Nagants

1/6 of a Garand

New custom holster for your carry piece

Ten new range bags

Five hundred one-dollar gift certificates to give to kids/friends for doing something good.

2/35 of a Hagn rifle
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