Personal Firearms Record

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  1. 505Firearms

    505Firearms G&G Newbie

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    Hello,
    I was doing an inventory on my firearms, so I decided to make a file to make it easier to read. You fill out the pdf form and then print it.. you can even add a pic.
    If you want to use it, I will attach it to this post.

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  2. RedbaronX71

    RedbaronX71 G&G Newbie

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    love the idea.. is there any way to make it so you can fill it in and save it on your computer? I just never have enough danged ink in my printer...

    since I myself have never created documents with Adobe, I don't know if my suggestion is a pain in the arse or not...
  3. 505Firearms

    505Firearms G&G Newbie

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    It depends on what software you computer has on it. If you have office you can print it to the Microsoft Office Image Writer (printer).. this will let you save it as a tiff file. I will look around and see if there is another way to do it.

    You can just print one copy of this form and photocopy the rest of the pages. Much cheaper to do. + the space on the right side of the page will fit a 4x6 printed photo.

    I am doing an inventory for insurance and piece of mind.
  4. Deussne

    Deussne G&G Newbie

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    I do not see the attachment?
  5. Dragunov

    Dragunov G&G Enthusiast

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    You don't need to use Adobe, just use Excel, Word. or Open Office. Easy enough to do.
  6. MLN1963

    MLN1963 G&G Newbie

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    Click on the link. It is a free program that allows you to save stuff as a PDF. My wife uses it and likes it better than the program the state provides for her which they bought.

    http://www.dopdf.com/

    See a web page you want to snag, want to save a web receipt, want to convert a document to PDF? If there is a "print" option in the application you are using you can create a nice compact PDF.
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  7. 505Firearms

    505Firearms G&G Newbie

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    1 million ways to skin a kat

    I know there are a lot of ways to do this.. but this is another option for people to use. Had to fix something.. so here is the fixed version.

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  8. SwedeSteve

    SwedeSteve Freedom Zealot Forum Contributor

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    Excel works for me !! Has been doing so !! If there is something easier please enlighten me !!
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    SwedeSteve Freedom Zealot Forum Contributor

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    I've looked at what was offered. I see no real gain !!
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    Cross Hair G&G Newbie

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    I was just talking to a buddy about doing this for my collection.

    Was planning on building an Excel database.. but may use another program, would like to have photo with each one too. I know it can be done with excel... but dont use it as much as I used to and forget... or just getting old? LOL
  11. 505Firearms

    505Firearms G&G Newbie

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    I not trying to force this form on you steve :evil:

    It is just another option for people to use. I've noticed over the years that people still prefer to do things different ways. Some people like their records in electronic format.. some people like to print out a form like this and write everything in. For the most part, if anyone has multiple firearms it is good to document the information and put it somewhere safe.

    My personal form I use is the same except I have a .pdf book that has all photos and information. Like I saidin my previous posting, there are a million ways to skin a cat.

  12. 505Firearms

    505Firearms G&G Newbie

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    Another option

    I ran across a site a couple of years ago. It is a program that is for firearms collectors. Might be worth checking out.

    nmCollector.net Home


  13. Iron_Colonel

    Iron_Colonel G&G Newbie

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    Looks like a good tool for a C&R user if they want to store records on a computer, or print for a bound book.
  14. SwedeSteve

    SwedeSteve Freedom Zealot Forum Contributor

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    I'm sure you weren't.
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    drtybykr G&G Newbie

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    I think it looks like a tool the govt. would love for us all to have, so they know who has what. Almost as bad as a 4473
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