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KajunKouyon
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White Castle, LA
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Ruger 22/45 Mark III Help

So this gun was given to me as a birthday present and I'm not one to sell my guns, but I don't want to spend the money to buy a scope for it. What would the OB pay for a pistol like this?? I also have put a custom 2-tone paint job on it and only put 20 rounds through it



Teyeger
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Smoke Grove
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re: Ruger 22/45 Mark III Help
Pics of custom paint job?


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INFIDEL
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re: Ruger 22/45 Mark III Help
200 bucks. Maybe 100 if your "custom" paint job sucks.


cdaniel76
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re: Ruger 22/45 Mark III Help
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200 bucks. Maybe 100 if your "custom" paint job sucks.



Was thinking the SAME thing... Some people can totally frick up a gun when doing this yet make themselves believe it looks good. I'd have to see the finished results.


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JAB528
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The Mexican Ocean
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re: Ruger 22/45 Mark III Help
Is your custom paint job like this?

Image: http://i1355.photobucket.com/albums/q716/JakeB528/image_zpsc14bee4f.jpg width=500


Because if it is, it ain't worth much.


KajunKouyon
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White Castle, LA
Member since Jun 2012
778 posts

re: Ruger 22/45 Mark III Help
Haha. I didn't paint it. I had it done. It's OD green on the frame and flat black on top. The picture I had you couldn't really see the difference. And only $200??? Might as well keep it then


KajunKouyon
LSU Fan
White Castle, LA
Member since Jun 2012
778 posts

re: Ruger 22/45 Mark III Help


The green on mine is a little darker than this one. But this is the picture I had the guy go off of
This post was edited on 2/7 at 8:50 am


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cdaniel76
Member since Feb 2008
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re: Ruger 22/45 Mark III Help
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The picture I had you couldn't really see the difference.


In other words: "The paint job I had done is pretty shitty and I'm too embarrassed to post a picture of it."

So yea... $200 IF YOU'RE LUCKY.


DownshiftAndFloorIt
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The devil dreams on an idle horse
Member since Jan 2011
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re: Ruger 22/45 Mark III Help
Those guns are a hair over $300 brand new IIRC.

ANY aftermarket paint job brings the value down IMO.


KajunKouyon
LSU Fan
White Castle, LA
Member since Jun 2012
778 posts

re: Ruger 22/45 Mark III Help
Once again, I didn't paint it myself dick. Read the post next time


KajunKouyon
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White Castle, LA
Member since Jun 2012
778 posts

re: Ruger 22/45 Mark III Help
thanks for all the responses guys. Guess ill hang on to her then. Was going to use it as a down payment on a CCW


GoT1de
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Alabama
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re: Ruger 22/45 Mark III Help
Selling BD presents = bad karma imo
Would make a nice gift to someone who would appreciate it though.


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DownshiftAndFloorIt
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re: Ruger 22/45 Mark III Help
You could probably get $150-200 for it on a trade if its in really good condition.

You could probably sell it outright for 250 or so.


KajunKouyon
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White Castle, LA
Member since Jun 2012
778 posts

re: Ruger 22/45 Mark III Help
It's in excellent condition. Put 2 mags through it and put it up after I had it painted


DownshiftAndFloorIt
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re: Ruger 22/45 Mark III Help
If you're bent on selling it put it up for $275-300 and see what you can get.

Hell some idiot might think its worth 500 because of the paint job. Ya never know.


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Teyeger
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Smoke Grove
Member since Sep 2011
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re: Ruger 22/45 Mark III Help
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Hell some idiot might think its worth 500 because of the paint job. Ya never know


And somebody might not want to give you 100 bucks for it cause of the paint job. I am guessing since you dont want to post the pic that it isnt really that good of a paint job.


KajunKouyon
LSU Fan
White Castle, LA
Member since Jun 2012
778 posts

re: Ruger 22/45 Mark III Help
I would post it if I had one. It's a really good paint job. I promise


TIGA 80
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Larose
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re: Ruger 22/45 Mark III Help
i am interested in buying the gun.


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bapple
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Capital City
Member since Oct 2010
8284 posts

re: Ruger 22/45 Mark III Help
Hell I'll buy it and strip it to the bone if the paint sucks. You don't necessarily need a "scope" because it would be impractical and heavy as frick. But if you slap a Burris fast fire on it, you'd be Rollin.


HeadSlash
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re: Ruger 22/45 Mark III Help
Wanna trade it? I've got a GSG 1911-22 that I'd trade you for it.


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