Look at how much gun prices have gone up

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  1. Wild Turkey Cogburn

    Wild Turkey Cogburn Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, China did.
     
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    The house next door went for $105,000 back then. The owner that had past away had paid $225,000 for it 5 years before and he put about $50k into it.
     

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    Some guns have gone way up in price, while others remain static. I think this is largely due to the expense in production.
    The Taurus .357 mag that I bought in 1985 (great gun actually) can still be had for about the same price. But there is no way to produce a C96 Mauser for under $1000. There is just too much machining involved.
    I expect a Glock and a Highpoint will be in the same price range in forty years.
    Both are cheap to reproduce.
     
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    Ha joe, take a look at this. Sergeant is now Senior Airman...and I don't remember ANY of those top three grades...well shoot...I can't cut & paste with this lap top. Go to wiki and look up US Air Force enlisted grades. It's different from what I remember
     
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    Yeah i forgot. My son did correct me one time when i mentioned buck sergeant. He told me they did away with that, and changed it to Senior Airman.
     
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    I remember when Dad was alive and he, my son and I would be together talking about our time in the service. You would have thought we were talking about three different entities...and I suppose that in reality, we were. It was still the brown shoe days when Dad went in. You know when I was in and my son was 20 years after me. Lot of changes in those 40-some years.
     
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    The average income for a family in 1934 was about 3200 bucks
     
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