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I was just looking at pistols on KSL.com and ran across this:

"Just bought this pistol and had it roughly 4 months. It is very clean and has not been fired while in my possession(bought for home defense). "

How can someone buy a gun for home defense and NEVER SHOOT IT? That just seems stupid to me! Not to mention unsafe!

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Many, Many people run out after disasters and such in order to buy a weapon for self defense in the home, and then never take the time to Learn how to properly use it. This is unfortunate in my book, but it happens all too frequently. If you ran across one that clean I hope you bought it for a steal. :lol:
 

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My bet is that dude already has an arsenal at his disposal and just decided this particular niche was filled previously by another weapon.

Probably taking the $$$$ and buying another weapon that'll fit a different niche. :D
 

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Yep... honestly, if *I* were *merely* buying a firearm for self-defense I would get some sort of shotgun, something with a wide spread. I, on the other hand, chose a handgun b/c I plan on also carrying it.

It is possible the owner realized a shotgun would be better.
 

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well on KSL if you beleive the ads EVERY gun out there has been shot less than 200 times. I also enjoy the fact that people are selling their USED guns for more than a NEW one.
 

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xmirage2kx said:
well on KSL if you beleive the ads EVERY gun out there has been shot less than 200 times. I also enjoy the fact that people are selling their USED guns for more than a NEW one.
The key here is that you don't need a background check to buy from an individual and this has an intrinsic value in and of its self.

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I know there is some value to not having the gun registered in your name, no background checks, etc and people like b1ack5mith would not be able to guy a new handgun (18y/o) while he is still able to own one. But I still find it hard to believe that such a large percent of people find such a value in this.
 

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xmirage2kx said:
I know there is some value to not having the gun registered in your name......
There is no gun registration in Utah.

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