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5 years 47 weeks ago, 3:47 AM

Nutty Basterd

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I've been thinking

I've been thinking about customized guns. No this isn't a forum to discuss whether or not I should engrave a gun or not, but rather what are everyone's opinions on engraved guns. I personally don't own any engraved guns and I find that some are just down right gaudy. Also on the customized gun topic, that fruity gun. I'm not sure I'd want a gun that was anything but stainless, blued, or maybe nickle-plated. Fire away with your opinions.

5 years 47 weeks ago, 10:09 AM

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dont do too overboard

dont do too overboard

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5 years 47 weeks ago, 10:28 AM

Anonymous

get a

coustom gun made to order wit ur initals or somthing like that on a stainless stell gun.

5 years 47 weeks ago, 10:48 AM

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Custom Guns

I tell you what...When I think of the best custom gun, I have to say the Winchester Model 70 Ultimate Classic, that I ordered for my father-in-law has to be the best I have ever seen. I guess you can still do it through Winchester's custom shop but i'm not sure how it works these days. It took over a year for them to complete the gun for my father-in-law... It was sent to Italy for its very tasteful 3/4 engraving. After we received the rifle, I contacted the Custom Shop and they verified that they only produced 2 of these rifles and only my father-in-laws was engraved. I did a little arm twisting (begging) and they sent a letter verifying that My father-in-laws rifle was basically one of a kind. I am told that this letter is also one of a kind because Winchester doesn't usually do this, but I guess I was very convincing.

5 years 47 weeks ago, 10:52 AM

Anonymous

yup

Certificate of authinticity...lol

5 years 47 weeks ago, 10:55 AM

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Custom Guns

Custom guns from many gun companies can be special ordered. You need to get in touch with your local gun dealer or FFL and determine what you want and how to order it. It may take a long time and it will definitely cost a lot, but it will be worth every penny. Custom Guns can be a great investment too. I don't like commemorative guns, as most have not realized any real appreciation.

5 years 47 weeks ago, 10:58 AM

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Custom guns

Commemorative guns , just collect dust, because if you fire them, they go down in value. I agree on the values, not much appreciation of your investment.
samd

5 years 47 weeks ago, 11:02 AM

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Certificate of Authenticity and Provinence..... On Genuine Winchester Custom Shop stationary...

5 years 47 weeks ago, 4:25 PM

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Commemorative

I like commemorative rifles, because I do not buy them to collect. I buy them because they are usually more custom and have better upgrades than standard models. For instance, the 25th anniversary Remington Model Seven in 7mm-08. I am going to buy it 4 deer hunting, not collecting.

Just my 2 cents, and also, engraved guns are great as long as they arent ridiculous.

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5 years 47 weeks ago, 4:27 PM

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I like them ready to shoot out of the box or pre-owned

5 years 47 weeks ago, 4:53 PM

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Ready to shoot & use

The only way to go. Like a nice used pistol with about a rounds thru it, just works easier...
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