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Buyer Beware - Bushnell Fakes

Discussion in 'Long Gun Accessories and Optics' started by Ascot500, Sep 24, 2017.

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  1. Ascot500

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    There are a bunch of fake Bushnell products on ebay - including some models that don't even exist as a Bushnell product
     
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    Odds are most Eotech, Troy, ACOG, and Aimpoint listings are fakes. Lots of Leupold and even some fake Burris out there too.....:(
     
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    Gotta love Chinese entrepreneurship...:cuss:
     
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    Capitalism works! Even in a communist country!

    I have also heard of fake name-brand pocket knives, scopes, shoes, jeans, flashlights, etc. If I'm going to buy something off of fleabay it is going to be a no-name product. And it is going to be dirt cheap, and take a month to get here.
     
  5. Jackal

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    Well, if you see an Aimpoint for $49 buy it now on Ebay, chances are it isnt real....o_O
     
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    If it ships directly from China, there is a very good chance you are getting a fake.

    Don't trust eBay to do anything about bad sellers either. I'm a Spyderco Collector, eBay is full of fakes, eBay did nothing about sellers of fakes and counterfeit knives. Spydeco finally had to sue them to take action.

    Unfortunately, you can get burned by a legitimate seller. Low life theiving SOBs will buy the genuine item then return a fake. The seller then unknowingly sells the fake to another customer.
     
  7. Lloyd Smale

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    if I was going to clone something to sell it and make money it sure wouldn't be a bushnell. Well maybe I'm wrong. I guess it would be harder to tell the difference between a cloned bushnell and a real one then it would a cloned acog or leupold and a real one. Heck in this case the clone might even be the better of the two.
     
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    I own some bushnell's that I like but that was my first thought too.
     
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