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Gun pricing according to Seasons?

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by boredelmo, Aug 8, 2007.

  1. boredelmo

    boredelmo member

    Nov 23, 2006
    Austin/Houston, Texas
    I was at a local gun shop the other day when i spotted a Cobray Mac-11 in .380 for $595. I knew it wasn't worth that much but i have one I've been trying to get rid of in the $400 range.

    They buy used guns so i asked for an Approx price quote. He digs around his computer and then says:

    "$250ish. Maybe a little more depending on the time of year."

    I asked what he meant by that and he explained that guns go for more during the Spring compared to the end of summer.

    How does that work? Maybe sales are higher in the Spring so they're willing to pay more? Anyone else heard of this or have any input?
  2. XD Fan

    XD Fan Participating Member

    Jul 26, 2006
    Stuck up here (rural Missouri) and got Dixie on my
    Supply and demand, I suspect. Maybe more people think about getting out of the house in the spring and think about shooting as recreation or the need for SD. Demand goes up -- so do prices.

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