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    Manufacturers Box

    Do you all keep the box/case that comes with a new firearm or opt to trash it instead?

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    Trash.

    They take up too much space.
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    I keep the handgun boxes... have all but one.
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    I keep them. If I would have to pack up my guns for some reason I can. Also I don't have that many so storage isn't an issue.
    There is something about firing 4,200 thirty millimeter rounds/min that makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside.

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    keep. just like I keep all the boxes to my electronics and computers. makes for better resale, returns, resale with ship, etc. Counting attic space, the extra boxes take no space.
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    I've kept them...
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    I wish I would have kept the original Magnum Research boxes that my Galil rifles came in. Just the empty cardboard boxes fetch $200.+ these days.

    Vintage empty gun boxes DO get money these days.

    My early Ruger Super Blackhawk box sold for $35. & S&W boxes (especially vintage ones) fetch bucks.

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    i keep nice pistol cases but not cardboard boxes
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    Quote Originally Posted by INccwchris View Post
    i keep nice pistol cases but not cardboard boxes
    Same here, pretty much if it's fitted plastic or padded plastic I keep it, otherwise trash.
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    I keep them.
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    Quite often makes the difference between a sale or not. I keep all paperwork and anything else that came with the gun in the original case.
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    I have most of the original cardboard boxes my handguns were in and the sales reciepts as well.

    I am a pack rat. What can I say?
    "A Smith & Wesson always beats 4 aces!"

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    'Sorely tempted to trash them. But who knows, maybe my son will want to sell them after I'm gone, and he'll do better with the box.
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    As many boxes as I get, I could heat the whole house with them.
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    I kept it! sigh..... Would be wonderful to have so many they took up too much room.

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