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New LGS in the PRK..

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by Cerebrus, Jun 9, 2010.

  1. Cerebrus

    Cerebrus Guest

    So today while out running errands I see that there is a new gun shop in town.. needless to say I had to stop and go in..wonderful selection but wow.. can we say over priced?
    NIB SA SS loaded for $1,100? :shocked:
    S&W 1911 for $1,300?
    a gently used Colt Defender for $1,200?
    a Sig 1911 for $1,400 +?
    and to add insult to injury .45 acp for $28.99 a box...
    I think I will stick with my buddy's shop.. where he charged me $730 for my SA Parked Loaded...
    Is it just me or do those prices seem a little high?
     
  2. Cerebrus

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  3. reminiz

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    box of 20 or 50? Cause my local wal-mart I just paid $29 for a box of 50 Winchester
     
  4. Cerebrus

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    Box o' 50.. I went to the local CVS and paid $20 for Win white box
     
  5. I picked up 4 boxes of 100 round value pack WWB for $33 a piece at my local wal-mart just last week :whistling:
     
  6. bac1023

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  7. Cerebrus

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    Oregon is looking better and better with each passing day.. Kalifornia is getting to be way too full of greedheads lookin to make a profit..
    Thanks for the input Bac.. I thought those prices were a bit out there..:wow:
     
  8. BOGE

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    Just like a car dealer the prices marked are MSRP. Did you happen to try & haggle over a gun price or immediately assumed that they want full tilt?

    I never judge until I try & haggle. Who knows, they may beat your buddy´s price. :supergrin:
     
  9. Cerebrus

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    Well considering that I have already bought my allotted gun for the year, no I did not try and haggle.. I usually try that when I have the dinero on me to make the purchase.. But with my buddy's place I tell him what I want and he usually shaves off quite a bit from MSRP.. his shop is going to be the only thing that I miss when I move out of this godforsaken state...:upeyes:
     
  10. majette

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    see bold text above. what does your buddy charge at msrp for the same items at the new shop?
     
  11. Hokie1911

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    $29 for a 50 round box of Winchester at WM? :wow:

    Hopefully they kissed you first and used some sort of lubricant.
     
  12. Cerebrus

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    I could have got a SA SS Loaded for $830 otd this includes sales tax and DROS..
     
  13. reminiz

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    They softly nuzzled my neck. Does that count?:embarassed: . Now that I think about it, that does seem kinda high. I just went and looked at the box, it wasn't the target ammo FMJs. It was JHPs.
     
  14. reminiz

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    CVS as in the drug store CVS?
     
  15. Cerebrus

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    Yep.. they have a sporting goods dept. Their prices are usually better than the sporting goods stores around town..:upeyes:
     
  16. Hokie1911

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    Ok, that makes more sense, and hopefully they whispered sweet nothings in your ear.

    :iloveyou:
     
  17. Monte#2

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    Agreed! Seem quite a bit higher than I usually see...
     
  18. CAcop

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    I live in the SF Bay Area and those prices are high compared to where I shop. Like 10-20% higher. They may even be higher than MSRP.

    Do they smoke crack on their lunch breaks at that gunstore?
     
  19. okie

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