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Guys, I need help on this one. One of the local Rugeritis Clinics has a couple of guns that someone put on lay away back in July and hasn't made a payment since then. The main guy there knows that I have a few of old models and am interested in getting a few more. He motions for me to follow him to the back room to ask if I want 1st dibs on them. Out of the safe comes a non prefix 41 mag with a 4 digit serial number, pretty good shape, except for some ugly grips and someone at one time had drilled the top strap for a scope. Then, he pulls out a Single Six 3 screw that is about 90%, with the box, the matching .22 mag cylinder with the red bag and the little box, the wax shipping paper, and the owners manuals. Since I already have a 4 digit .41 mag, I'm leaning towards the single six, but, I'll have to trade something for it. I have a red eagle standard auto that I could trade, but would I be better off selling it or trading for the single six? All advice welcome guys.
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In my opinion-neither-keep your guns and find someone who needs work done and earn your new gun on the side-I'd go for the Single-Six-----I wish I had a dollar for every gun I ever traded off and have lived to regret....you can always make some money---offer to work for the store that's got it a few Saturdays cleaning guns or painting or something---lots of people will fall over backwards to find that someone is willing to work....betchacan earn it before the month's out!!
 

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Sheepdog,
I made that offer to work for it, but he already has 3 guys there doing that, so that is a no go for now. He said he would take payments on it, and I told him I would do that. I was just thinking that since he was nice enough to offer me first shot, I would pay up front and not make him wait for it. New tires for the truck and Dentists visits for the kids have made a huge dent in the gun money account.
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Most Business people realize that some have it rough with a family, and a lot want to help. I'd bet if you told him what you posted here that he would be glad to put it on Lay-A-Way and let you pay it out. I know I would.
 

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quote:Originally posted by RNettles

Can you say "Lay-A-Way is my friend..."? If it weren't for Lay-A Way, I doubt if I'd ever have bought my guns...[8D]
+1 Here! Seems Im always making payments lol!
 

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Brian, since you already have the .41 and the .41 for sale gun has been drilled for a scope, the Single Six would be the way to go. With all the extras, box and such, and the price being reasonable, you will have one more notch on your gun collecting belt filled. With it being 90%, it would also qualify as a good shooter, that if used and well maintained, will not lose value. That would be the way I would go. Good luck to you on buying the gun. And nothing wrong with lay-away. Both you and the gun shop owner have a win - win there.
 

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Thanks guys,
payments it will be. I never mentioned prices. The Single Six is $339.00 and the .41 mag is $379.00.
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quote:Originally posted by Brian1782

Sheepdog,
I made that offer to work for it, but he already has 3 guys there doing that, so that is a no go for now. He said he would take payments on it, and I told him I would do that. I was just thinking that since he was nice enough to offer me first shot, I would pay up front and not make him wait for it. New tires for the truck and Dentists visits for the kids have made a huge dent in the gun money account.
Brian
Sounds like a deal ! Good for you ! :D
 
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