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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

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    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

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    idk but id love to have it and im sure its worth more than 350
  4. hstout1143

    hstout1143 Well-Known Member

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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

    3/2 STA SS Active Member

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

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    Keep the gun. Its a .308 right?
  11. 76Highboy

    76Highboy Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    You should pass on getting it. Instead send it to me.
  12. aa1911

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    I called dibs first, hahaa...
  13. 76Highboy

    76Highboy Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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

    ozo Well-Known Member

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    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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