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i was just thinking about how much money you guys have spent on scopes in your life. because theres people on here that know so much about basically every scope. so i was just wondering how much some of you experts have spent on scopes in your life that you can recal.
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I could have bought a new toyota.
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Let's just say more than $20K, less than $100K.
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that new toyota would be nice right about now haha
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You could help a brother out, Buy a Benz!!!!   LOL
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I can count on my two hands only because I buy decent stuff once and that's it ..no need too upgrade every frikin time something new comes out. lessons learned long ago.

Edited by rifle looney - February/19/2009 at 19:40
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Probably $6500 in the last 24 months ! Man........that is kind of an eye opener !Stare Eek Butt Kick

And I still don't know jack sh.......t !! But I have figured out I don't need a 56mm Zeiss Diavari to kill deer at dark !! Bucky
 


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well I am still young, but I got to be a little over $5000
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I'm not an expert, so it doesn't matter.

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Originally posted by Steelbenz Steelbenz wrote:

You could help a brother out, Buy a Benz!!!!   LOL
 
All your friends drive Porshes and you should make ameneds...


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jeez-- it's up there- .. If my wife knew--Ouch
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Perhaps a better question would be "How much was wasted?" Looking for that bargain scope. This was long before I knew about the actual differences in glass and coatings, and construction materials.
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It's not over yet still buying.....

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Originally posted by cyborg cyborg wrote:

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Perhaps a better question would be "How much was wasted?" Looking for that bargain scope. This was long before I knew about the actual differences in glass and coatings, and construction materials.
 
I'll go along with that. I still have 2 that I'm suffering with, waiting to be replaced with something decent. As far as how much was spent....? Not that much for me. I use a lot of other peoples things to see how they work, and then when I find the right one, I buy it. I used this method to buy my last scope, binoculars, and rangefinder. It keeps me from wasting more money. But none of that matters, because I'm not an expert either.
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My dad had a saying "Learn to steal with your eyes and ears". Meaning that never be to lazy to look at what others have, how it works and what their opinions are. That way you get to experience a lot more then what you have to pay for.
He also taught me to buy the best the first time. So I have also not owned that many scopes. I am therefore not an expert on everything out there from a personal ownership point of view.
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Originally posted by silver silver wrote:

Originally posted by Steelbenz Steelbenz wrote:

You could help a brother out, Buy a Benz!!!!   LOL
 
All your friends drive Porshes and you should make ameneds...


No, Fords but I just know what keeps the food on the table.  LOL
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dale clifford has spent more than a third world countries budget on his collection.
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: February/20/2009 at 16:41
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I really need to have a big sale. I can say I have only had 4 that I considered junk. It took about 10 years to figure that out. I take that back I bought a box of 20 scopes on ebay for $23 including shipping Most of them were junk. I did get a good v-22 and a B-6 weaver in the batch.
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