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Out With The Old: 5 Guns You Should Get Rid Of

Is there such a thing as having too many guns? Believe it or not, there might just be. If you’re an avid gun collector like I am, I’m sure you know by now that collecting guns can be an expensive hobby, and frankly, guns (and the ammo that goes with them) can take up a lot of room! And if your wife isn’t willing to give up part of her shoe closet for extra gun storage space, there’s only one other solution.

5 Guns You Should Dispose Of


I know, I know — it’s painful to think about. But the fact is, not all guns were created equal. Believe it or not, there are some you can live without.

Which ones are they? Click here to find out.

Like many of us, the Late Boy Scout is a man of great passion when it comes to firearms. His wildly popular Youtube channel is a testament to that fact. Every Monday he uploads informative and involved videos helping to educate other firearms enthusiasts and most importantly, share his deep love of everything weaponry.

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A self-professed ‘gun guy,’ this Internet celebrity has confessed to owning a wide variety of firearms. He obsesses over them – looking for them, purchasing them, utilizing them, upgrading them and more often than not, trading them away.

What will make such a collector sell? For a man with such obvious respect for firearms, what qualities will a gun need to have for him to toss it to the side?

Recently, the Late Boy Scout posted a video detailing his top five guns to get rid of and why he made the decisions to do so. The results were more than a little shocking.

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  • Titanium Coated Razor Sharp Steel Blade - The HR-30 uses high-quality 440C Steel, for a perfect balance of edge retention and ease of sharpening; The ultra-tough titanium coating ensures that it will last a lifetime
  • Unique Notched Blade - Different from its cousin HR-15, the HR-30 adds a notched blade that allows for controlled slicing and cutting through even the toughest materials
  • Spring-Assisted Opening - With the HR-30's spring assisted lightning fast open, in just seconds you will have this tool (or weapon) at the ready

Click here to read the full article.

Of course, this is just one man’s opinion. Everyone has a different firearm collection and different needs. At the end of the day, it’s still your own discretion how you manage your guns.

However, these tips are great just to help you get an idea of what to consider when choosing which guns to get rid of. After all, you can just use one gun at a time and have multiple guns lying around the corners that may put you at a disadvantage.

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  • SLEEK AND DISCREET - When a tactical knife isn't practical this sophisticated pocket knife slips discreetly in your pocket to go everywhere you do
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Click here to learn more.


On another note, watch this video by Howcast on how you can defend yourself when someone’s pointing a gun at your face:

Gun ownership is a serious responsibility. Hence, trimming down your collection can help implement better gun control. Just keep your best guns for self-defense and be a model responsible gun owner. With that said, let’s all be law-abiding citizens and follow the gun laws in our respective states.

Do you agree with our selection? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in March 2015 and has been updated for quality and relevancy.