The mighty Barrett!!!

Discussion in 'Large-Bore/Small-Bore Rifle/Shotgun' started by Bake_Lite, Apr 30, 2020.

  1. LIKTOSHOOT

    LIKTOSHOOT No Power Options Supporting Member

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    Frankly, what's the difference between the "best deal", and an average deal?

    Seriously asking.

    If a dealer has to order one, he will quote you his price, and will probably not negotiate further.

    Let's assume his profit and overhead will be $1,000, so if you can talk him down to $6,700, you've saved enough to go shooting once or twice.

    Good luck, and be sure to post up photos of your first range day.
     

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    I got socks.
     
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    Yeah the Barrett is very cool. My buddy has one. He knows people in high places and got a steal on it and a Nightforce scope. I won't tell you what he paid for the pair.
    Enjoy, and remember it didn't happen unless you post PICTURES
     
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    I got a card and a kiss and later I got......that was when I was 30 however. These days I get a card & a kiss.
     
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    Go ahead and buy it. I'm sure there won't be a problem finding ammo for it if you do not reload, especially when each round goes for $10 to $15. I personally don't see the appeal of a 50 caliber, maybe because I dealt with the MA Deuce too much.
     
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    Could you afford to feed that cannon??????????;)
     
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    Not for me, him. 308, 8mm Remington mag and 338 RUM more than cover my long distance capabilities.;)
    I might be able to take out a second mortgage to pay for a couple 2 second bursts for a A10 gun:eek:
     
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    It's your money. Get what you want. On my 30th birthday I got the best gift ever. A divorce from my 1st wife. :)
     
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    And that cost far more than a Barrett I'm sure.:eek::eek::eek:
     
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    I agree with the comcept of if you gots the money, spend it for what you want!

    I spent $10,000 yesterday for 22 windows for my house, and I can guarantee you that it dang sure wasn't MY idea!!
     
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    I just had #70 and now going to take advantage of the Delayed Birthday Self Gifting Gift thing that I had forgotten about.
    It's on the same page in the Rule Book as the rules for how long a pretzel can be on the kitchen floor before it must go into the trash are found.
     
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    If my checkbook could swing it, I guarantee that there would be a m82 in my gun safe.
    One of the biggest moments in my shooting life was launching a couple rounds from carrottops 50 cal at the Ga BBQ.
     
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    Well, I may be biased but while not a "precision long, long range rifle" they are/have been used as sniper rifles. FWIW

    Here are my two Barretts with a few other toys:
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    -Ron
     
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    Where I live and hunt now a 44 Spl. or 45 Colt covers my long range needs. Last deer I killed was about 30 feet away.