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    Quote Originally Posted by Stone View Post
    Yeah its definetly a buyers market. For the most part I have built what I wanted to build. Lately I have just been going over my firearms and updating and making minor enhancements as my skill level increases. Nothing sells like fear. I have always said that what people want the most is what they cannot have...
    I'll jump on this "me too" bandwagon. I'd like to have several things, but I really only want one or two things I don't have. One thing I don't have is much more empty space in over stuffed guns safes. Maybe a Unicorn that pisses cold beer?

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    Quote Originally Posted by UWone77 View Post
    I think another reason why the chatter is low right now... not a ton of new stuff on the market. Anything new just seems to be, now offering it in MLOK! More Lumens! Or a ton of sale posts.

    Admittedly I'm getting bored with firearms myself, since most of my bucket list is scratched off.
    I'm definitely not bored with firearms. But i am pretty bored with what's "new" on the market. Metric shit-tons of aftermarket Glock parts, AR parts that offer no functional advantage, and pistol caliber ARs just don't do it for me. I still have a pretty long wish list of things i want, but there isn't much on that list that's new by any stretch. And a lot of the stuff i really want has been out of production for decades and is becoming pretty scarce and very expensive. My work schedule keeps me pretty busy too, but i still log in and read when i have the time. And considering i don't go on facebook anymore, this is still my favorite place to hang out online and talk guns.
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    Forums are dying, the steps forward will be exponential at some point but for now they still exist.

    Honestly I wonder if this place would work out better if it had a Discord channel...

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    Well, once I realized no one was impressed by my hand selected 3-shot groups, I figured I might as well stop posting.

    Just kidding of course, but this is a fairly demanding (knowledgeable) crowd so that does force some self-selection on what one actually feels comfortable posting here (as supported by prior comments). I've got some topics on builds, reviews, and load workups I intend to post on, but all require time to shoot, photograph and write up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BoilerUp View Post
    Well, once I realized no one was impressed by my hand selected 3-shot groups, I figured I might as well stop posting.

    Just kidding of course, but this is a fairly demanding (knowledgeable) crowd so that does force some self-selection on what one actually feels comfortable posting here (as supported by prior comments). I've got some topics on builds, reviews, and load workups I intend to post on, but all require time to shoot, photograph and write up.
    I may not be right, but I would not be so quick to write forums off. Boilerup himself, saved me a few hundred bucks, if he remembers, helping me find a Sig Sauer scope that I was looking for, as far as what my stated needs and expected want's were. Im not so sure that dynamic conversations, where everyone talking over the next, would be the way to go. Thing is, I'm getting old. Yesterday I was in my early 40's, today I'm in my early 60's. Don't know what the hell happened, but I realize that change is coming, and I just need to set back and enjoy the ride.

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    I donít have near enough!

    UW and others, you should look into some leagues or steel matches...

    Looks fun and interactive, not just standing no there shooting targets per say.

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