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Where to buy factory AR?

Discussion in 'Black Rifle Forum' started by China boy, Feb 13, 2013.

  1. China boy

    China boy

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    I've been posting a little about building an AR. But, where can you buy a complete one? I know stock is low at stores, but when I do see them for sale it would be hit or miss for the make and model. Can you ordered them through a local gun store? Even prior to the recent gun law scare, how would you get the make and model you so desired?
     
  2. samuse

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    Look around on the classifieds, order one if you can or just wait.
     


  3. Gunnut 45/454

    Gunnut 45/454

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    Any LGS worth spit should be able to order anything you want. Get the info on what you want and go order it! Unless you reside in one of the many states that restrict your right to own!!:whistling:
     
  4. China boy

    China boy

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    Excuse me for being a gun newbie but what is a LGS? I assume that is a place that does sales and transfers. And your saying I could go to a local gun dealer and say get me this model and make of gun and they will order it and do the transfer?
     
  5. FatBoy

    FatBoy Millennium Member

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    LGS= Local Gun Store.

    Yes, any decent LGS should be able to place an order. You may have to wait forever due to the current issues.
     
  6. Ruggles

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    You are buying at a pretty ugly time as you know. I would check with your LGS as posted already and just keep an eye out. It's not a easy thing to find right now so be ready for much looking and little finding. Just don't give up and good luck!
     
  7. sugarcreek

    sugarcreek familyman

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    ...in the neighborhood.
    I am waiting on a DD V7, ORDERED, and a Smith and Wesson AR10 Camo, ORDERED...

    Ka-CHING!
     
    Last edited: Feb 13, 2013
  8. K. Foster

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    This^^
    Also, be prepared to take what the salesman says with a grain of salt. Just because somebody works in a gun store doesn’t mean they really know what they’re talking about.
    Watch out for statements like “This one is 100% mil spec.” or “This is what the SEAL’s use.” Verify facts before you buy.
     
  9. sappy13

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    watch www.slickguns.com for deals. there have been a couple in stock today. If it were me I would wait a little while. Prices are dropping every couple days.
     
  10. FatBoy

    FatBoy Millennium Member

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    S&W doesn't make "AR-10s".:whistling:, so you'll be waiting a long time.
     
  11. HerrGlock

    HerrGlock Scouts Out CLM

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    Geeze. Pedantic much?

    S&W M&P10

    There are a couple/three in the box in my LGS.
     
  12. FatBoy

    FatBoy Millennium Member

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    Nice :wavey:

    The hoi polloi would just say anal-retentive
     
  13. HerrGlock

    HerrGlock Scouts Out CLM

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    It was on my word-of-the-day toilet paper. Had to work it in somewhere :cool:
     
  14. M&P15T

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    Yes, you can order what ever you want.

    WHen you will actually get it is impossible to tell. It will probably be a few to several months.

    If you want one now, do not bother "ordering" one. Go onto sites like Gunbroker and find what you want and buy it.

    Or keep checking your local Walmart for stock.
     
  15. MARSH1

    MARSH1 Dealer Silver Member

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    Many manufacturers are not taking new orders. Just filling orders existing dealers have programed out for the the foreseeable future.
     
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2013
  16. S9Man

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    AR's are being delvered to retailers. I live in the twin cites area of Minnesota. My employment gives me quite a bit of free time during the day and I frequent quite a few gunshops and large chain stores (Cabela's, Mills Fleet Farm,Gander Mountain). I've bought 2 AR's at Cabela's with in the last month, and one at Mills Fleet Farm.These stores are also getting ammo but it does not last long. I tell everyone that asks me not to over pay for anything. The guns are being shipped and there will be a point where the hoarders and speculators will be tapped out (myself included!).