Getting a new gun. Not sure what to do with it.

Discussion in 'Large-Bore/Small-Bore Rifle/Shotgun' started by cpttango30, Aug 17, 2012.

  1. cpttango30

    cpttango30 Guest

    So a buddy of mine needed a good scope for a new rifle he got. It was a custom target rifle built on the 1917 Remington Enfield action. So I needed a new scope for my 308. I sold him the scope (Bushnell Elite 4200 6-24x40mm). We talked and he said it would be a month or two to come up with the funds. I said no problem then he got to talking about an M1 carbine he had. Long story short I ended up with the M1 carbine and him the scope. Now not sure if I am going to keep the carbine or use it as trading fodder.

    I don't need nor really have room for another rifle. A Local shop has Smith M&P 40's on sale for $350 was thinking of seeing if they would do a trade.

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  2. BlackEagle

    BlackEagle Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Nov 25, 2011
    UK
    I learned to shoot with dad's M1 Carbine. It's a sweet gun. I see quite a few people saying "I used to have one, wish I still had it."

    Someone else could be able to tell you how much it's worth.
     

  3. Tmergen24

    Tmergen24 New Member

    103
    Aug 11, 2012
    Wisconsin
    idk but id love to have it and im sure its worth more than 350
     
  4. hstout1143

    hstout1143 Well-Known Member

    Jan 3, 2012
    California
    We take ours out every time we go shooting, it's a fun gun to shoot that's for sure.
     
  5. CCHolderinMaine

    CCHolderinMaine Well-Known Member

    Mar 21, 2012
    Steep Falls, Maine
    Wish I lived closer to you. I'd go buy one of those Smiths so I could trade it to you for that carbine....
     
  6. aa1911

    aa1911 Well-Known Member

    Dec 12, 2010
    Pacific Northwest
    you could send it to me for my birthday! comin' up before too long... I don't have a carbine yet...
     
  7. gdmoody

    gdmoody Moderator Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2007
    Athens, Georgia
    Is that a Universal carbine? It is hard to read what it says on the receiver. It looks to be in great condition, the bolt is a little rough but every thing else looks good. If you get around to shooting it, I think you would change your mind about trading it off. The M1 Carbines are very much fun to shoot. From what I have heard, Universal's are not known to be the best quality carbines, but I know it would still be fun to shoot.
     
  8. cpttango30

    cpttango30 Guest

    Yes its a universal carbine.
     
  9. 3/2 STA SS

    3/2 STA SS Active Member

    They are going to want $$ along with that carbine. I would ask $400 for the Carbine.
     
  10. gun runner

    gun runner Former Guest

    Nov 23, 2011
    South Texas
    Keep the gun. Its a .308 right?
     
  11. 76Highboy

    76Highboy Well-Known Member

    Jan 1, 2012
    You should pass on getting it. Instead send it to me.
     
  12. aa1911

    aa1911 Well-Known Member

    Dec 12, 2010
    Pacific Northwest
    I called dibs first, hahaa...
     
  13. 76Highboy

    76Highboy Well-Known Member

    Jan 1, 2012
    Ya but,,, but,,, dangit. Now, back to me sinister evil plan of geting it from you. :D
     
  14. ozo

    ozo Well-Known Member

    Jan 20, 2011
    Nashville TN
    Are you really not sure what to do with it?
    Need someone to tell you ??.....just bloating....??
    What ya asking? :(

    It's a 30M1 ????
     
    Last edited: Aug 18, 2012
  15. cpttango30

    cpttango30 Guest

    It might just stay in the back of the safe and I will just stock pile ammo for when the zombies come.
     
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