Academy bait and switch

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  1. Marcx

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    Don't waste your time going to Academy for a good deal on firearms, more than likely they are all out and only had a few at the store.

    They had great Black Friday sales on Shields and 2.0 Compacts but were out and would not honor the price when they got more in. I even called their support number and they said no. If you have a Black Friday sale you should have enough of the product to make it to at least Friday.
     
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  2. shadowgunner9

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    Academy in my neighborhood has been more than satisfactory. Decent ammo supply and decent gun selection. Counter help sometimes is lacking, but it is a big box store so I'm not expecting much.
     
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    ...I guess you had a less than ideal experience.
     
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  6. dudel

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    I've had,several transactions with Academy, and all were great. I'll keep using them.
     
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    I've always gotten good deals at Academy and their selection is decent. The walk of shame is a little ridiculous, though.
     
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    Great experiences at Academy many times. Good selection and good prices.
     
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    I've been in academy many times, but I never look at guns or ammo. PLaces that only sell new guns and the most common models are pretty boring. I can see the latest generic new guns on the internet and not have to put up with the customers in a gun shop. If your store doesn't have a good selection of used guns, I won't be looking at your guns.
     
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    Can’t beat their deal on federal 250 9mm bricks for 45.99, $12.50 rebate.
     
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    I bought my last several guns at Academy. You can look online to see if they have a gun in stock at your local store, and better yet just cruise the gun counter every few days to see what they have. I got an early P365 and Hellcat at Academy before most folks had access to them. And, you can order anything from the Academy website and have it shipped for free to your local store.

    Come on now.
     
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    No problems on my end with dealing with Academy.
     
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  13. Marcx

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    I was trying to buy a Shield and a M&P 2.0 Compact, they had great sales for Black Friday but were out and they wouldn't honor the price once they got more. I even called their support number and asked if they would honor the price and they said no.
     
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    The ad clearly says "While supplies last. No rain checks."

    So just exactly how is this a bait and switch?
     
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    And?
     
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    Welcome to every "Door Buster", and Black Friday sale ever printed.
     
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    I'll rub it in no Black Friday no malls no waiting in line. For a new m&p shield 2.0

    [ATTACH IMG_20191128_221235206.jpg week ago from the comfort of my couch $180 after the $50 rebate. Shipped to my local pawn shop FFL dealer less than a mile from my house.

    Purchased it from The sportsman's guide
    No rebate but also purchase the s&w sd9ve 9 mm for $180 as well.
    I get all my deals just by constantly checking up on the gundeals website.
     
  18. Trucker3573

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    This is always the case with any black Friday deal on a highly sought after item or exceptional deal. They are gone almost instantly. Why I give black Friday zero consideration. Isnt even worth the headache.

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    Gun deals is great! I use it all the time.
     
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    They never have any Lugers. And, Black Friday is racist.