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Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by EricandSuebee, Jun 17, 2012.


  1. EricandSuebee

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    Well I have to sell my 1911 Wiley Clapp :( need to pay some medical bills that were not covered by insurance, so someone is going to get a nice deal on a unfired gun. Has anyone else got a gun to only sell it so soon afterwards?
     

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  2. glock2740

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    Hate to hear that. I hope things get better for you very soon. Good luck with selling your gun and I hope you get every penney that you deserve for it.
     

  3. bac1023

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    Wow, sorry to hear.

    Good luck with everything
     
  4. fnfalman

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    Ah well, easy comes, easy goes.

    There's always going to be another toy available later on.
     
  5. rokay

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    sorry about the news, but i commend you on actually sacrificing something to actually pay a medical bill. it seems a lot of people these days would just not pay the bill.
     
  6. G27RR

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    I had to sell a few guns last year, so I know how you feel. :crying: Fortunately they weren't my 1911s, but it still stung.
     
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  7. EricandSuebee

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    Think $1,100 is a fair asking price?
     
  8. JuneyBooney

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    It happens to the best of us. The economy really is bad.
     
  9. fnfalman

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    I know that you don't want to hear it, but I wouldn't pay that much for a used gun (albeit a very slightly used gun). For that price I can get a brand stankin' new one.

    You can try posting up that price and negotiate down to where you're willing to let it go at.
     
  10. Gary1911A1

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    Been there and done that. Getting old isn't fun at all especially when they lie to you and tell you it's 1/2 of what the bill really is.
     
  11. faawrenchbndr

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    Sorry to hear of the medical woes.......the pistol can always be replaced later
     
  12. EricandSuebee

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    I decided to just keep it, no sense in taking a loss to only go out and buy it again down the road :)
     
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    Yeah, work out a payment plan for the medical bill. Most will gladly work with you on that. They'd rather do that then have to pay a collection agency to go after you!
     
  14. okie

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    I'm sorry to hear that my friend, I hope all will be well:angel:
     
  15. EricandSuebee

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    Now here is the best thing I heard today, they called me up and said it was our mistake your insurance company is covering ALL of it. Those bastards almost made me sell my gun, boy would I have been pissed to sell it and find out I didn't need to!
     
  16. fnfalman

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    All that is well, ends well.
     
  17. seanmac45

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    Being the owner of one of those fine WC Ccommanders myself I am very pleased that you were able to keep yours.

    I hope that all goes well for you medically as well.