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3 years 42 weeks ago, 1:18 PM

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Ok ya all I went to Trader Jerry's the other day. First time I ever been there. Feel in love instantly!!! Guns every where!!!! I saw an Auto Ordnance 1927A1 there which is a Tommy Gun Replica but not my type. Anywhoo I looked around for a couple of hours and thought about trading my 1911 for something at Trader Jerry's.

Here are a few guns I saw that caught my interest

1. GSG-5 at $599.99 .22 but not what I want to trade my 1911 to.
2. CMTE FAL cant remember the price but I nearly fainted when I saw it.
3. Romanian AK The top one I may Trade my 1911 to.
4. Various AR platforms
5. An extremely modified Mac-10 dont even want it.
6. To many Siagas.

Those are just a few guns I remember seeing other than there pistol collectin which I didnt pay much attention to this time.

The catch is Trader Jerry's takes 30% off of the original purchase price of my 1911. So 30% off of $649.99 is what? Anyone here good at math?

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3 years 42 weeks ago, 1:20 PM

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Why are you even considering the trade? Didn't you just get this pistol?

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3 years 42 weeks ago, 1:22 PM

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1911 snake

Snake,
is the 1911 your carry or a range gun?

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p.s. just off the top of my head, 30 percent of 650 is about 450.

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3 years 42 weeks ago, 1:24 PM

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trade already?

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3 years 42 weeks ago, 3:03 PM

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Uh huh

I figured as much.
Get a beretta, chevy that is.

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3 years 42 weeks ago, 10:26 PM

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Vaquero wrote:
I figured as much.
Get a beretta, chevy that is.

shoulda got a FORD!!!!

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3 years 42 weeks ago, 4:06 PM

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Snake wrote:
Ok ya all I went to Trader Jerry's the other day. First time I ever been there. Feel in love instantly!!! Guns every where!!!! I saw an Auto Ordnance 1927A1 there which is a Tommy Gun Replica but not my type. Anywhoo I looked around for a couple of hours and thought about trading my 1911 for something at Trader Jerry's.

Here are a few guns I saw that caught my interest

1. GSG-5 at $599.99 .22 but not what I want to trade my 1911 to.
2. CMTE FAL cant remember the price but I nearly fainted when I saw it.
3. Romanian AK The top one I may Trade my 1911 to.
4. Various AR platforms
5. An extremely modified Mac-10 dont even want it.
6. To many Siagas.

Those are just a few guns I remember seeing other than there pistol collectin which I didnt pay much attention to this time.

The catch is Trader Jerry's takes 30% off of the original purchase price of my 1911. So 30% off of $649.99 is what? Anyone here good at math?
The GSG5- you will love and cheap to shoot and play, and very partial to me as my doomsday all around gun, with 22 Ammo so light to carry and I presume you are a good shot, or scope it and anything else you want for it, add on, w, rail system. Never get tired of ammo and will set off the target bombs, and put 5 in a pig as fast as you can bump or pull the trigger. I believe I can beat that price though at least a 100.00 or 150.00 maybe more, and then you can keep what you got and have this too. I like the 1911's and all, but if you are a shooter and friends are and do not want to break the bank, everytime you go. I am telling you, my friends and I shoot all the time, and take a few guns different cals, and always pop a few off to stay in touch with. But pure fun and destruction and small game, big game if good shot, the 22 is my choice, and keep the 45 if you can. But I know I can get the SGS5 cheaper than that, and Ammo, no problemo. My opinion only reaper. JLC shoot for fun my man

3 years 42 weeks ago, 4:08 PM

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CETME....

isn't a FAL, it's a CETME....

308 yeah, FAL no...

depending on the condition and option anywhere from $400.00 - 700.00.
If it is an actual Spanish Military Issued CETME the price is much higher.

No sir, he fell into that bullet... Never argue with a stupid person. They'll just drag you down to their level and beat you with experience!!
3 years 42 weeks ago, 4:28 PM

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Good to hear from you again, but I did not write one more thing, The ak's we used on pigs for sheer slaughter power and revenge, and I think you could let cows shit on one for a year and pick it up gingerly now and it will still shoot. But I will get a lot of flack for this. but it is just my thoughts, I can buy a sks for 200-to 275.00 anytime, chinese, romanian etc, except for the top plate being thin, but never had a problem, with it as far as buddies go too. It was like the AK. that was why I posted that first forum asking about the difference. The SKS was a fun and lethal weapon, maybe not like the ak's rep, but you will never get in a situation where it would fail you anymore than any other gun. Ammo is the same and not cheap, but fun and shooting and money and familys, something has to give. So back to the SGS5 and SKS and 1911, consider all, be patient and you will get their my friend. But then again,, live life to the fullest or you will be like me and all of a sudden you are 59 fkg yrs old, and wanting to slap every punk you see aggraviating anybody. I am fistey today, do not know why? Ticker is probably ready to give out or something, maybe horny and wife is in garage by washer & dryer. Remember when you first get married and do it everywhere in the house and tables and appliances and stuff. I never stop! JLC HA HA funny stuff memories?

3 years 42 weeks ago, 4:34 PM

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back in 1967

when Billy was wounded the first time is was a cong with an SKS that shot him. He and a few others have told me that depending on the region and if it was Min, Cong or NAV the SKS was more previlent in Vietnam than the AK,

No sir, he fell into that bullet... Never argue with a stupid person. They'll just drag you down to their level and beat you with experience!!
3 years 42 weeks ago, 5:10 PM

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Billy & you astound me my man, very good point out. Ask if they ever did not work during monsoons, they always worked, But you can still ask if you want to that is. Where in the hell is my holster? JUst kidding John

3 years 42 weeks ago, 4:44 PM

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SKS and AK

I saw a few chinaman SKS's over there. And saw a mint condition Romanian AK there as well. I really want the AK or the CETME. If I had the money I would keep my 1911 and get the AK. However college is takin up my loose change. However 1 more semester then I will have my Carpentry card so I can get me a job. Make no mistake though I have been lookin everywhere for a part time job but no one is hiring. Oh well maybe I will just wait and see. Still I may go back to fondle some guns again. Love them M1 carbine replica's saw a few that were from $320-389 in price but maybe cheap made replica's? Anyways nothing is set in stone. Oh and they have mosin nagants in storage with that nasty ass packaging grease lol

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3 years 42 weeks ago, 5:06 PM

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I got faith in you brother, and hang in there for card. I am from Jersey and we had a A & B union carpentry. But once you showed the skill you usually had a lifetime with one contractor, and would ask for you on his job. So stick with it, you got time. Where I was from, all union, Mob, Iron workers, concrete, carpenters, drywall, painters, stucco, docks. You went to union hdqtrs, and voted once a year for whoever the guys in pinstripe suits had on the little white piece of paper they handed you. If a scab even thought about working on union job@#$ need I say mre? JOHN

3 years 42 weeks ago, 5:25 PM

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No worries JC

I am stickin with it. I love it. And hopefully I will get a job in carpentry sooner rather than later. Believe it or not I have more experience in welding but carpentry is more funner and I also got over my fear of heights. And my teacher harlowe is a great teacher. He has a sense of humor as well as a serious side. And he also makes sure everyone works in a safe manner. This semester I took "Framing 2" and "Framing 3" Next semester I will be taking "Framing 1" which is the only class I need to get my card. So if financial aid wont pay for just one class then I will be sure to get the money myself even if I have to borrow it to get in the class.

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3 years 42 weeks ago, 6:33 PM

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Sounds like a man with a plan, Good man and stay with it, we need guys like you to pave the way for new and inventive ways to build and to be able to translate the architechs wild and wooly green way of a building or home! My luck is with you all the way, and do not forget, sometimes you have to go where the work is, not the other way around. 1 day on a roof or high rise and gear and fear of heights is long gone. I worked most of the casinos in Atlantic city, my uncle was the superintendant for steve wyinns casino, right from the beginng of rebar and concrete. He was on the 4th floor and foreman blew the beep for the crane to go back down and pick up another load of rebar. The hook got caught in my uncles rolled up sleeve of a button down sears work shirt and took him off the bldg untill the foreman saw and blew the crane man back with whistle. My uncle never wore anything but Sears workshirts after that. It saved his life. JLC

3 years 42 weeks ago, 7:24 PM

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I was a connector on this one job we had this crane operator with a 180 foot boom swinging beams into place. Sonna bitch kept hitting the cage every now and them, you'd feel it a bit after hearing it. Hear the bang and drop to your ass and hope you remembered to re-connect your line the last time you moved or had to reach out for something.

This went on for about 2 hours off and onf, until we all got pissed and the 4 inch x 1 1/4 dia bolt, two washers and nut started bouncing off his cab. We kept it up until we were all empty and was getting down to get his ass. The boss came out of the trailer and asked us what was up, seems the operator called over the radio because he was afraid we were coming for him.

We explained what had been happening, it had happened for a few days, but the last day it was like he didn't give a shit at all.

Steve told him to get his ass in his truck and don't come back because he wouldn't get between us and him a second time..

That was building the Innes Brooke Convention Center back in the late 80's. I kinda miss working up there on the iron and also on towers. whole different kind of peace up there.

No sir, he fell into that bullet... Never argue with a stupid person. They'll just drag you down to their level and beat you with experience!!
3 years 42 weeks ago, 8:13 PM

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so when you complete your school they are going to give you a card?what about a diploma? The Unions issue cards,you can only join the union if you get hired for a union job,and union jobs hire out of the hall,where card holding apprentices that have completed the apprenticship with the Union Carpentry school are sitting on the bench waiting for a call.

If you get hired to work at a non union carpentry job,you do not get a card,you get paid and thats it. Maybe you meant a diploma or they do it differently there,please explain,i'm all ears.

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3 years 42 weeks ago, 11:29 AM

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I dont know the details but my Carpentry Teacher is also a contractor. He has a card and was flashing it around the class the other day saying this is the kind of card ya get. I also get a diploma for sure as for the card it has a web site on it that you can go to to check for Jobs. I didnt get a great look at it as we were passing it around the class for all to look at. I just remember it having a website on it and on the other side was the teacher Signature and the card was made of plastic. I will ask to look at it again monday.

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3 years 42 weeks ago, 5:57 PM

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3 years 42 weeks ago, 5:43 PM

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I talked to Jerry yesterday. Told him more about my 1911 and he had one new that was displayed Identical to mine. Anyways I realized that the pawn shop I got my 1911 cheated me with overpricing the gun as Jerry has his at 559.00 and I payed 649.00 for mine.

Getting back on topic Jerry offered me 2 guns. A M1 Carbine that has an engraving that says "D-Day" "Omaha Beach" and has a engraving of the D-Day Battle. Anyways I am pretty sure its a replica which is fine by me. The second Gun is a Marlin Model 60 .22. The trade in value of my 1911 is 420.00. The M1 Carbine is 319.99 and the Marlin is 89.99.

I havent traded yet but am asking ya all do ya think the trade offer is fair?

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3 years 42 weeks ago, 6:10 PM

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Keep the 1911

you will kick your ass over it down the road for years to come....

The M1 has to be a replica, if it was a special run in any kind of decent condition it would be $$$$.

The Marlin isn't worth the loss on the 1911....

No sir, he fell into that bullet... Never argue with a stupid person. They'll just drag you down to their level and beat you with experience!!
3 years 42 weeks ago, 9:49 PM

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trade it for the marlin

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3 years 42 weeks ago, 1:17 AM

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on the Marlin,that gun is you.

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3 years 41 weeks ago, 12:30 PM

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Yeah ISD is right

I took a few days to think on it. And well a 1911 is a once in a life time thing for me. So I am gonna keep it. And well ISD done a lot of hard work on a holster for it so I will keep my 1911. Another reason is I maybe getting a job in surface mining...i hope...somewhere are the 20th of next month and so I am gonna start me a little savings type thing strictly for for guns and ammo. Every pay day I will take a certain ammount out and split it to 2 envelopes "Gun Fund" and "Ammo Fund" and the rest will be for paying bills and other things needed to survive. I am gonna save up $4000 in gun fund and 1500 in ammo fund and go on an all out gun shopping spree. PLEASE GOD ALLOW ME TO GET THE JOB.

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3 years 41 weeks ago, 8:00 PM

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Pulling for ya Snake

Good luck with the job for sure, the plan sounds like a good one too. if things don't change with the economy there will be loads more very nice weapons for very low prices in the future. So with some saved up it will be like a Candy Store full of 10 cent candy just waiting for you.

No sir, he fell into that bullet... Never argue with a stupid person. They'll just drag you down to their level and beat you with experience!!
3 years 41 weeks ago, 8:14 PM

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Thanks ISD

Now the tough question here. After I save up the money I have so many choices on guns I dont know where to begin lol. I am definatly getting that D-Day Commemoration Rifle and it being $319.99 that is a price I can live with. I want it more than the CETME Rifle. The M1 is First then the CETME and then from there gonna work my way up to an AR platform. OH! got to share this. They have what looks to be an SR-25 there. Damn its heavy! lol

The job is gonna unlock doors. Gonna save up and by me a '90 era F-150 Ligtning to when funds allow. Yes I am a sucker for ford pick ups lol

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3 years 41 weeks ago, 8:06 AM

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Good luck on the job. Make you a list of all your wants and then, starting from the top, compare the top with the next one and decide which you want most. Then take that and compare to the next and repeat until you have your most wanted. BTW, it's easier if you have a an electronic document like a spread sheet to do this. It is called a bubble sort.

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3 years 41 weeks ago, 9:17 AM

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Im gonna wait till the cash starts flowing before I make my list. And an electronic spread sheet sounds to difficult for this snake. I aint the best with computers. I barely make do with the internet and pic saving lol. Thanks For Ya Advice Pal.

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