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The missus asked a question today that is unanswerable......
« on: February 15, 2017, 04:03:30 pm »
She asked what my guns were worth.  She seems to think she can live off the proceeds of the sale if I die tomorrow.

I tried to tell her the market for used guns is fluid, and people will pay only what they are willing to pay. 
She doesn't get it.  Now I know why divorce is so expensive.
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The missus asked a question today that is unanswerable......
« on: February 15, 2017, 04:03:30 pm »

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Re: The missus asked a question today that is unanswerable......
« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2017, 05:54:56 pm »
FBG, you answered the question correctly!  Most non gun people can't get it. 

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Re: The missus asked a question today that is unanswerable......
« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2017, 06:27:39 pm »
As they say..."murder is cheaper than divorce"!

My wife doesn't care....34 years and counting

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Re: The missus asked a question today that is unanswerable......
« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2017, 06:08:03 am »
Tell her used gun prices depend on the stock market.
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Re: The missus asked a question today that is unanswerable......
« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2017, 12:12:07 pm »
The more guns you  have the higher their current value is. 

Strange as it may seem, guns in a collection seem to stimulate the groups resale value. 

Not only that, the effect is exponential as you add more guns.

There is no calculated limit to how high that value can be stimulated as you add more and more guns.

Tell her that.
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Re: The missus asked a question today that is unanswerable......
« Reply #5 on: February 16, 2017, 12:44:39 pm »
If she sold your guns she would probably get half of what you paid for them. Gun stores will then resell them at a higher price to make a profit. How much are they worth? That depends on if you're talking about replacement cost (full price) or what you would have to sell them at (much less).
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Re: The missus asked a question today that is unanswerable......
« Reply #6 on: February 16, 2017, 04:39:05 pm »
Of course the biggest fear is that she does sell them for what I told her I paid for them at the time.

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Re: The missus asked a question today that is unanswerable......
« Reply #7 on: February 16, 2017, 10:10:58 pm »
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my greatest fear is my wife sells all my belongings for what I said I paid for them


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Re: The missus asked a question today that is unanswerable......
« Reply #8 on: February 17, 2017, 10:47:14 pm »
I'm rather fortunate, my wife believes that guns are not for sale but much like any other safety device/heirloom/child.  They are ours and we will hand them down to our kids and grandkids.

Plus she has her own money...  ;)
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Re: The missus asked a question today that is unanswerable......
« Reply #9 on: February 18, 2017, 06:57:09 pm »
I'm rather fortunate, my wife believes that guns are not for sale but much like any other safety device/heirloom/child.  They are ours and we will hand them down to our kids and grandkids.

Plus she has her own money...  ;)

Mine does too.


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I said, "Yeah." 

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