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Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by Trent, Dec 18, 2012.

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  1. KevininPa

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  2. Trent

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    I just went on gunbroker for the first time in years. You can't even post all the links that are full of stupid - just go to the semi-auto rifles section and get ready to laugh. I have a feeling many gun owners were waiting for this time to sell as much of their excess crap as possible. Quite a bit of WASR, DPMS, Olympic strapped with Barska, UTG, etc. for well over $1k. Oh, and every ad needs to include "tactical", "mil-spec", or "assualt"
     
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    I bought a new Glock 31 Gen 4. I figure magazine bans will be apart of any new legislation (hopefully the House will stop it), and the model I have uses an evil 15-round mag. I had to settle on the 3 mags that came with it; no extras to be bought. Orded two through Midwayusa, but they are on backorder.

    I'm not needing the rifles though; I stockpiled them years ago.
     
  5. Trent

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    Since assault rifles are all gone (locally), there's an elevated pressure on handguns. The shop I'm helping out at has sold over 100 handguns this week. (That's about 95 more than normal for this place...)
     
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    What a circus; 1 1/2 weeks ago you couldnt give some of this stuff away, now its gone or going fast. 800$ romanian ak's,1500.00 sig 556, when they were $1100 & no one would buy them, it goes on & on.That buy back program is going to get more expensive by the minute !2k for that 5.7,almost 3k for the fs2000 holy crap, i got the fs2000 for 1800 a few years ago & i thought that was high.look at the bidders, there are new, uneducated morons, who i hope have the sense to be smarter handling these guns than the high prices they paid!
     
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  7. Trent

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    Yeah that Feinstein "$500 for each assault rifle" plan isn't going to get any takers.

    What an idiot. Buy back our guns, at a loss, using OUR money?

    Pfft.

    Lady needs to grow a brain.

    In other news..

    50 cal stuff is starting to show elevated prices. One guy has a Barrett M82A1 listed at $100,000 now. :)
     
  8. Trent

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    Focusing on ammo today, will throw some rifles on too.


    5.7x28mm > $1.05 per round
    http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=322821744

    5.56 Lake City > $0.88 per round
    http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=323024286

    223 PMC FMJ-BT 55 gr > $0.70 per round
    http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=320370793

    223 Wolf > $0.71 per round
    http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=321176859

    7.62x39 Wolf > $0.45 per round
    http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=321176838

    308 Lake City > $1.01 per round
    http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=323348627

    308 Portugese ammo > $0.65 per round
    http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=322401633

    Handgun ammo seems to be holding firm. (Still a lot of handgun ammo in wholesale inventories too, when I checked last night).


    Magazines

    Magpuls are being bid around $45

    Might be a good time to pick up AK-74 magazines, everyone seems focused on aR-15 magazines. Seeing bakelites being bid to a whopping $30...

    Same with H&K G3 magazines. $6.95 on a buy now for aftermarket.. :)
    http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=323170192

    CETME mags going for 12.50~20

    (Why is this stampede mostly limited to AR-15 stuff/ 5.56 ammo???)

    Firearms

    There's a LOT of rare stuff showing up now; tons of H&K rifles (predictably expensive).

    H&K 94 > $5703 (reserve NOT met)
    http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=322411818

    Another H&K 94 (reserve met, buy now at $6,500, currently at 5775)
    http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=322558364

    H&K MR556 > 5025 (reserve met)
    http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=323015049

    FN SCAR17S (sold at $4825)
    http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=323286749

    FN SCAR16S > $4325
    http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=322710120
    (Bet THAT dealer is going on vacation somewhere tropical soon; that's a massive margin)

    Sig 716 > $3425
    http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=323336268

    Here's one I haven't seen before; KRISS in 45, bid at $3000
    http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=321923119

    British BREN (another rare piece) > $2900, no bids
    http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=323356015

    1919's showing price elevation now (were prev. going for < 2k)
    http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=322826808

    Damn, where's the kitchen sink? (tactical AR > $2600)
    http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=323234952

    FN PS90 now joins the > $2500 club!
    http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=323070446
    (Gen2 trigger pack)

    Norinco AK-47 folding stock joins the > 2500 club:
    http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=323070443

    Arsenal AK-47's join the > $2500 club:
    http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=321749271

    Whoa. A frigging Dragunov. *I* might bid on this one! :)
    http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=323254582
     
  9. breakingcontact

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    And I thought arsenal aks were overpriced at $1000
     
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    Heh yeah. They're truly proving to be the "most desirable" AK-47 now. Almost on par with Polytechs at this point.
     
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    Aimpoint on a bushmaster...he really went with that spend as much on your optic as on your gun formula.
     
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    Its crazy, and people are buying at that price. Being Christmas and a slow economy it seems people still have plenty of spending cash, that or they will be paying off large credit card sums.
     
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    Hey a question about SCAR and SIG AR style magazines since I don't know much about the SCAR and SIG model. Does it take the same as M16 mags or different?

    Also the different Glock generations, are all generation mags compatible?
     
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    Gen4 requires the mags that have the catch on both sides if your mag release is configured for a lefty. Otherwise, I believe they're all compatible.
     
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    There is STILL an assault weapons ban on the books; 922(r). It affects foreign-made rifles only, however (imports).

    Anything imported before this doesn't require most of the parts be of US origin. Technically, anything AFTER the import ban can contain no MORE than 10 foreign parts, I believe, if it ALSO has features of an assault weapon (pistol grip, bayonet lug, folding stock, and so on). Been awhile since I looked it up.

    PRE-BAN items are still sold as such. It means you can do whatever the hell you want to them.

    Techncially, on a POST-BAN rifle (such as a modern WASR10) is limited in what you can do. For example, putting an East German folding stock on a WASR10 would violate the law, as it would then contain more than X number of foreign parts.
     
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    My LGS said they're seeing many, many more transactions placed on credit cards than normal. People are spending money they don't have. Go figure. :rolleyes:
     
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    Trent thanks for the knowledge on the pr-ban terminology. Suppose that's out of my wheelhouse.

    See what this week holds for prices after Christmas!
     
  22. Trent

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    I was working part time in a local gun shop Saturday (helping out for free, I'm friends with the owner).

    Call, after call, after call for assault rifles. Foot traffic like crazy, people looking for magazines and AR's.

    This is AFTER all of the local shops are already OUT, and the wholesalers are OUT.

    I don't expect prices will be going DOWN anytime soon.

    This is all pretty gut wrenching for me. Earlier this year I sold 25 of the Rock River AR-15 receivers I had been holding on to since I closed my shop, to the State Police armorer, for $120 each.

    Man am I kicking myself over that. Those could have funded a year of college for my boy at the prices they're going for now.
     
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    I just checked Gunbroker and I'm rich! I could sell everything I have and throw in a slingshot and retire in comfort.
     
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    A lesson in basic economics and the inefficiencies of government controlled markets.

    Because of the fear and apprehension caused by government officials talking about future restrictions, demand has shot up resulting in panic buying, causing prices to follow.

    The net result is an inefficient transfer of wealth from the gun buying public to the gun dealers.

    In an efficient market the gun buying public would have strung their purchases out resulting in greater employment and an increase in the Nation's goods and services.

    Instead, the middlemen and dealers reap huge rewards (not to be begrudged) but the public's wealth is spent and layoffs will ensue at gun manufacturers and gun dealers because the buying public has nothing left to spend.

    Can't fix stupid.
     
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    Its amazing the kaos caused by the actions of 1 person......
     
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