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Old Today, 10:43 AM   #1
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problems of online dealing

Heres my problem. Why does everyone trying to sell a gun online have to go out of there way to become the most despicable used car salesman?

Why go out of the way to make an annoying process as horrid as it can be?
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Old Today, 11:27 AM   #2
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Without being more specific most will disagree with you. I've had great experiences buying online. I believe most here have. What set you off?
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Old Today, 11:33 AM   #3
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Now, you've gone and upset the car sales folks around here, too.
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Old Today, 12:22 PM   #4
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Is there something specific here or is this just a grumpy rant? Which, by the way we don't do.
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Old Today, 12:55 PM   #5
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Is there something specific here or is this just a grumpy rant? Which, by the way we don't do.
Read that out loud and tell me what it sounds like....
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Old Today, 01:35 PM   #6
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I have bought and sold thousands of guns online. Most of the transactions were smooth as can be. Usually you can tell which sellers are going to be a pain before making the purchase and avoid them. Buyers, not so much.
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Old Today, 01:57 PM   #7
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I've bought several guns online, and ammo. Each transaction was smooth. Why? Because I did my homework and communicated to make it that way. Buying anything online requires effort on the part of the seller AND the buyer, and it is up to the buyer to look at the advertisement, and make a determination if the seller is someone they want to do business with.

So if you're looking for sympathy, I think THR is the wrong place.
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Old Today, 02:04 PM   #8
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I have bought multiple firearms online both from auction sites and retailers using my Type 03 FFL. Never had an issue. There is an effort and usually involves sending original copies of information and dealing with people who may not know what your local laws may require. It takes time but usually works well.
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Old Today, 03:14 PM   #9
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hey give the guy a break. it only takes once to get a bad taste.
personally, I would never buy a firearm online I would go to my ffl and have them do it.
parts and pieces, yup.
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Old Today, 03:30 PM   #10
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Ive never had an issue buying or selling. Smells more trollish than anything
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