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People think I'm Crazy

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by Dr Joe, Feb 2, 2012.

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  1. Dr Joe

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    People think I

    Who of you out there would invest $1650 to bring a 1964 Broadway back into use?
     
  2. Ahab

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    If it fits like a glove and you shoot it very well ... seems like a good investment in an old friend!
     
  3. Chango2

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    Why not? Consider what a new Miroku Citori would cost and consider what you would have when done with a restored gun. Sounds classier.
     
  4. Dr Joe

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    I'm glad to hear I'm not alone in my thoughts. Some added info about the gun is that my dad bought this gun in 64 and held the high gun championships in 2 clubs near Chicago from 69-71. I sent it to Midwest Gunworks and had Briley chokes, a gracoil and complete rebuild done. today I shot a round of sporting clays and shot better than ever. I can't wait to get to a trap field. It would only be better if I could watch my dad use it again.
     
  5. Ross

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    You must like it or you wouldn't be asking. That's "almost" a new gun,(grin) GO FOR IT give it that minor tune-up. I still do most of my shooting with a Rem.31 TC made in 1941, have others SBTs etc. just feel more at home with that 31. Enjoy your Broadway.-- Ross Puls

    Edit--I must have been typing when you made your 2nd post, being your dads makes it priceless. Ross
     
  6. 4EVRYOUNG

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    At first I thought you were crazy, The rest of the story being your Dads, at double the price it was cheap, good job!!
     
  7. Hap MecTweaks

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    Every time you use the gun, your dad is always there with you! I'd call that priceless!! Enjoy your dads old gun as he did!

    Hap
     
  8. bob easton

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    Crazy? No way!!!!

    Makes me envious of the great times you're going to have with that gun. ENJOY!

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    Bob Easton
     
  9. g7777777

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    It is all about sentimental value- and who knows what that means

    Could be something you always wanted or a gun in the family type of thing

    Or something you read about when you were younger or saw some people that shot those at some point in your life.

    It surely wont be worth $1650 when you get done with it- but it will be what you want and frankly the price of new guns is still going up so even an replacement citori brand new would cost you a lot

    Regards from Iowa

    Gene
     
  10. W.P.T.

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    There are somethings that are priceless even if only to you ... Glad you have the chance to bring something back to enhance your memories ... WPT ... (YAC) ...
     
  11. wolfram

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    Seems like a small price to pay if it means that you get to continue enjoying an old favorite. Forget about terms like investment and resale this is more about the value of quality shooting times.

    No different than a guy dumping tens of thousands into an old hot rod to make it as good or better than it was new. They don't do this with the intention of ever getting their money back - they do it to enjoy the experiences.
     
  12. daddiooo

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    No brainer....old Broadways are beyond cool.

    Having been Dads and knowing the history behind it....priceless.
     
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