S&W 913

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  1. knoxrocks222

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    My father in law is wanting to sell me his 913, it’s pretty scratched up, and very used, but it’s clean and runs great......I offered him $200. Am I to low on my offer, or is that about what they are going for?
     
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    That’s about right. Third generation SW autos don’t hold squat for values, and that particular gun was the economy version.
     
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    It comes with 200 rounds of federal FMJ also.....so im buying ammo and getting a free gun in today’s market lol!!
     
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  4. familyman357

    familyman357 I'd be more cynical, but my apathy prevents it.

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    You mean 915, right?

    Depending on how cosmetically thrashed it is, I could see $200 to $250... especially with the ammo (these days!)

    As mentioned, these were part of the "value series" (less machining to try to cut costs and prices as Glock ate S&W's lunch) but they were (and are) perfectly capable pistols with no real problems. The 915 was still all metal, at least.

    Now, if you meant 3913 that's a different story...
     
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    Yep it’s a 915.....face palm... lol
     
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    kahrcarrier FAHRENHEIT

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    I would most likely give 200 bucks for it.

    Honestly, in this climate he could get more on the open market, especially with the ammo.
     
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    $200 would be the very high end I’d give for it in the condition you describe.

    That model was already the cheap version.
     
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    915s were the “low end” versions of the 59xx series guns. If I recall correctly, it was a less milled 5913 to save cost and lower the price point, which made it a bit blocky and was only available in a blued slide with no ambidextrous safety. They will take the 59 series 15 round mags.

    I’d say $200 is a good offer in sane times, but like someone else said, given the environment we’re in, he could probably get $50-$100 more with the ammo at a show. But certainly $200 - $250 for the gun alone assuming it shoots straight and the wear is just cosmetic.
     
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    I’d be all over it for $200-$250 if I had the chance. Hell I’d probably go $350 if it was good cosmetically.