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Used Magazine Prices?

Discussion in 'Black Rifle Forum' started by wct097, Dec 30, 2010.

  1. wct097

    wct097

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    I have a few metal 30 rounders that I don't use, and I'm thinking about trying to sell/trade them at the gun show this weekend. All three look similar with black followers. One is Labelle, one Parsons Precision, and one Sanchez Ent on the floorplate.

    What should I ask for them? $10 each, 3 for $25? Trade 3 for 2 PMAGs?
     
  2. MisterPX

    MisterPX Guest

    If any of those are preban 9sounds like all of them are), you could sell them to a abn state for $10 each. Non ban ones, I'd say about $5, no more than $7,
     

  3. wct097

    wct097

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    How can I determine if they're pre-ban? They don't appear to have date stamps. Would I be better of listing them online than trying to hock them at the local show?
     
  4. TedG

    TedG Infidel USA

    I bought brand new milspec (LaBelle) mags with the enhanced follower for $8 apiece from BCM.
     
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  5. Alaskapopo

    Alaskapopo NRA ENDOWMENT

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    I would keep them as you can never have too many mags.
    Pat
     
  6. SigPro2022

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    +1 Keep them, it's not like they eat anything. :supergrin:
     
  7. Bushflyr

    Bushflyr ʇno uıƃuɐɥ ʇsnɾ Millennium Member

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    Dude, keep them. They're good mags. Just because they don't say Magpul on the side doesn't make them any less useful.
     
  8. Keep them. What are you going to do with $15 or even $30 if you find a sucker? Blow it all on a happy meal or supersize your Big Mac combo? The little money you get is way offset by the utility of extra magazines.

    New 30 rounders, even in CA, to those of us who can buy them, are under $10 each for steel C-mags. I bought a whole bunch for $8 last year, brand new in wrappers. Brand new Pmags can be had for $12.
     
  9. MisterPX

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    There won't be any date stamps on the mag body. Sell tehm for $10 apeice to a abn sater. You'll be helping out another gun owner, plus for $30, you can buy 4 or 5 new mags.
     
  10. Gary G23

    Gary G23

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    I have lots of aluminum mags I'd like to get rid of but they are not worth anything right now. I've seen new ones as low as $6.50 so I'd be lucky to get five bucks each out of mine. Might as well keep them.
     
  11. FatBoy

    FatBoy Millennium Member

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    Sell to someone in a ban state for about $10, or keep them. W/ new mags going for under $7 from time to time; I wouldn't give anything for them.

    FB
     
  12. K. Foster

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    Keep them.
    1. You can never have to many mags.
    2. Right now, the market is flooded with all things AR related. Not a good time to sell.
     
  13. soonerjlc

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    Local shop has 2003 - 2005 dated Colt mags in VG shape for $4.95. Even the undated prebans are hard to get more than $8 each for, likely better to just keep them.
     
  14. wct097

    wct097

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    Yea, I'll just stick 'em in the closet for that kind of money.