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PostSubject: Good Old Days   March 6th 2014, 10:49 pm

Check out the prices during the fur trade era. Look at the price of a Hawken, lead, and powder.


http://www.mman.us/tradeguns.htm

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PostSubject: Re: Good Old Days   March 6th 2014, 11:07 pm

4 flints for 1 CENT?!! WTF! I feel like I've been raped at $1.50 each LOL
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PostSubject: Re: Good Old Days   March 7th 2014, 7:07 am

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How bout that Hawken for $24.00 headslap 

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PostSubject: Re: Good Old Days   March 7th 2014, 8:14 am

Yeah, but people made $1/day ... IF they were lucky.

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PostSubject: Re: Good Old Days   March 7th 2014, 8:47 am

Yeah looking at gun prices from the 70's it seem stupid compared to what we pay today but like Pato says the pay was way less then.....
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PostSubject: Re: Good Old Days   March 7th 2014, 9:29 am

@hawgslayer wrote:
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How bout that Hawken for $24.00 headslap 

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A real one too Ray. A real one would probably sell for $50,000 today. Not that you could even find one for sale.

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PostSubject: Re: Good Old Days   March 11th 2014, 6:56 pm

That's a pretty good site to read if you're into the mountain man era like me and Jon. Lots of good info on it.

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