Quantcast
  1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Profitability of Title II sales

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by kcmarine, Nov 5, 2008.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. kcmarine

    kcmarine Member

    Joined:
    Feb 28, 2007
    Messages:
    1,391
    Location:
    Kansas City, Missouri
    Over the years, I have looked at many websites for Class III dealers that sell NFA firearms. Of course, a lot of these arms are select fire and fully automatic. Some of them are for sale, a lot of them are not, at least not to the average shooter. When you're selling say... a select fire Saiga conversion, how can you possibly turn a profit? I don't think too many law enforcement agencies are going to buy an AK.

    Explain to MEH!!!
     
  2. MAKster

    MAKster Member

    Joined:
    Jul 8, 2006
    Messages:
    2,197
    Full-auto and select-fire rifles being sold to law enforcement cost no more then semi-auto versions, so there is no profit advantage to selling them. What makes them expensive for civilians is the fact that no new weapons can be registered post-1986. The real profit margin is for people who are selling a full auto they have owned since pre-1986 when they were relatively cheap.
     
  3. rfurtkamp

    rfurtkamp Member

    Joined:
    Dec 10, 2005
    Messages:
    718
    Location:
    SE Idaho
    There's more than just MGs.

    Suppressors have a reasonably good markup, as do receiving C3 transfers.

    Most of the C3 dealers though aren't full-time or do it in addition to regular Title I guns, and the added perks of having post-sample toys around makes it worth it.
     
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page