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FN USA / NRA discount for NRA Certified Instructors on FNP series.

Discussion in 'Tactics and Training' started by Gallium, Mar 13, 2010.

  1. Gallium

    Gallium CLM

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    Usual disclaimer:

    I do not work for the NRA.


    FN's website:
    http://www.fnhusa.com/le/index.asp
    http://www.fnhusa1.com/PDF/FNH_NRA_Flyer.pdf

    NRA's instructor website: (actually hot links to same info on FN's site...)

    http://www.fnhusa1.com/PDF/FNH_NRA_...utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=1003NRAinstructor

    They are offering this gun for $1 UNDER the price from wholesale to FFLs @ $494 (or so I heard, on the wholesale to retail price by a guy who knows a guy who knows a guy whose brother works at a gunshop!)

    'Drew
    :cool:
     
  2. Gallium

    Gallium CLM

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  3. Gallium

    Gallium CLM

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    No problem, and holy :wow:! I just looked at my own link.....prices are now down to $375/gun (comes with three mags).
     
  4. PEC-Memphis

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    Doh ?
    Wasn't really interested in this model - but at that price, I might be now.
     
  5. remat

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    I am not a fan of flat earth, but it actually looks pretty good on the FNP... :)
     
  6. Gallium

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    I like their guns, and have shot many of the different handguns and long guns. :)

    For $375, with three mags and the case, I am all over this come Monday. Remember that wholesale is $100 MORE.

    This is an awesome deal, and their guns are rock-solid.

    'Drew
    not affiliated with FN, not a NRA employee.
     
  7. remat

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    I was waiting for the FNX to come out, but this is a good deal. Is that $375 shipped? I didn't see it mentioned on the form..
     
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  8. ronin.45

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    That's a great price. I never gave much thought to FN but that gets me thinking. Thanks Drew.
     
  9. PhoneCop

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    I priced them on Gunbroker and generally the low price was still $75 more than this special... me thinks it a good deal.

    We have any product assesments from anyone who has shot an FNP-9 USG??
     
  10. PhoneCop

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    FN in financial trouble?
     
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  11. remat

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    FDE is a discontinued color. Suspect eventually the whole FNP line will be replaced by the FNX.
     
  12. Gallium

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    What would youse like to know? :)

    ...and no, far from it, I don't think FN is in dire financial straights.

    'Drew
     
  13. PhoneCop

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    It's a good price, but not if the line has issues... was asking if anyone owned one and could opine on it: Accurate? Dependable? Ergonomics? Location of safeties and what nots?
     
  14. remat

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    If you go to FN's site it makes the features/setup pretty evident. They even have links to magazine reviews/articles.

    Additionally, there are lot's of reviews from folks online. The only thing I don't like is that it can't be carried cocked and locked.
     
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  15. PhoneCop

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    So is this a, "yes, I own one and I like it," a, "yes, I own one and don't like it," or a, "I don't own own?"
     
  16. Gallium

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    Where is option D: I used one for two days of handgun classes, put 450 rounds thru it, worked like a charm? :whistling:
     
  17. remat

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    Don't currently own one, but have shot one, and I am considering one. The one I shot allowed condition 1 carry but is no longer available. The replacement FNX model does so I am still undecided.

    I am a little disappointed that CompTac does not appear to make holsters for either...
     
  18. PhoneCop

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    There it is! :supergrin:
    Thanks for the feedback.