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Old 02-12-2019, 12:00 PM
JoeW2111 JoeW2111 is offline
 
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I have to say that it is commendable that you took the time and effort to help an older person that most likely had little idea of what that rifle was worth. He may have purchased it for about $ 85.00 back in the day and might have been talked out of the rifle for way under it's value. I know, on this forum, there are many that would have acted as you did BUT, there are many people out there that would have taken advantage of the man and just justified it by saying that "he should have done his research". You are a good man and a credit to the collecting community. Thank You.
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Old 02-12-2019, 12:07 PM
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Thanks. I love history and I love the Garand. I just want to make sure he was getting the right information so he could make an informed decision.
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Old 02-12-2019, 12:47 PM
Doubs43 Doubs43 is online now
 
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I have to say that it is commendable that you took the time and effort to help an older person that most likely had little idea of what that rifle was worth. He may have purchased it for about $ 85.00 back in the day and might have been talked out of the rifle for way under it's value. I know, on this forum, there are many that would have acted as you did BUT, there are many people out there that would have taken advantage of the man and just justified it by saying that "he should have done his research". You are a good man and a credit to the collecting community. Thank You.
Completely agree.
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