GUN Need some opinions on pricing

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  1. THT

    THT The easy way is always mined

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    If you don't mind, swing by http://midwestpx.com and poke around...I'd like some feedback regarding my pricing.
     
  2. THT

    THT The easy way is always mined

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    Holy shit, I lost your knives! :fawk:
     
  3. THT

    THT The easy way is always mined

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    No...Brownells charges a metric fuckton compared to my other distributors. I haven't bought anything from them in months now.
     
  4. THT

    THT The easy way is always mined

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    I'll admit, I did go through BCM's site in an attempt to meet or beat their prices. I recognize them as the gold-standard right now.
     
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    lobstradomus New Member

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    I'm not surprised Brownells is more expensive than your distributors, the discount they offer is more as a reseller tool as opposed to distributor rates. Regardless, your prices seem really close to theirs on a lot of things which is impressive considering their ability to keep prices lower than almost anyone thanks to their sheer volume of sales.
     
  6. THT

    THT The easy way is always mined

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    It helps that I'm also gainfully employed and have additional income so I can scrape by with relatively thin margins while I build volume.
     
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    Juztang www.obsessivedetail.com

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    Site looks good, I didn't realize you are from IL.
     
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    Sgt Pepper New Member

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    The store and the prices look good but do you have any cheaper ammo? :x:
     
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    SnakeEater OT Supporter

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    looks good man.too bad ya don't have a pri or vltor low pro gasblock,as i'de snag one up in a heartbeat
     
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    I'd complain about your Glock mags being $25/each but that's probably the best price I've seen on new ones ;)

    You're prices look very competitive with most other stores, my advice is build your inventory so you can get people to buy multiple items and pay one shipping charge.
     
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    ChipOnShoulder New Member

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    I'll prob have to grab a Glock 19 mag or two from you, do you use USPS shipping?

    When I went to Canada for a 3 week business trip, I used a backpack that I use as my range bag. At the security lane, the TSA folk helped me find a Glock 19 magazine that I had been looking for, for months!

    It was still loaded to IDPA regulation 10 rounds, lol.

    I just sat in the terrorist waiting cell for Port Police to confiscate it for destruction.

    The TSA manager or whatever said that I was a pleasure to work with... sometimes people get all riled up and crazy and the Port Police ends up having to arrest them, lol.
     
  12. THT

    THT The easy way is always mined

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    I wish.
    Yeah, right around Joliet.
    PM me what you want and I can special order it for you...also, link me to the lowest price you can find and I will try to beat it.
    Yeah, it's a slow process to build it up since I'm funding this venture without any debt.
    USPS is an option.
     
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    Floyd91 Active Member

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    Prices look pretty good. What are you charging for shipping?
     
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    THT The easy way is always mined

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    Actual shipping cost but because I have a ups account as well as enrolled in a special discounted rate program, I can ship pretty cheaply and pass that on to the customer.
     
  15. Dumbstixlars

    Dumbstixlars Ron Paul/AR-15/Glock/old car/Scooby/R/C croo OT Supporter

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    Prices look pretty good, I'd order some ammo if I wasn't broke. :p
     
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    SnakeEater OT Supporter

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    thanks for looking out,but i found one.local even at operationparts.com
    should be shipping an upper out tuesday at the latest.
    so,if anyone is looking/needs a larue gasblock..
    might order a couple 20 rounders though
     
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    Everything looks great. Can you get good prices on XD 9mm 10rnd or the new subcompact flush 13 rounders? Also looking for CT laser grips for my XD9SC?
     
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    THT The easy way is always mined

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    PM me links with what you're looking for and I'll try to beat the price.
     
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    THT The easy way is always mined

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    And I managed to beat Brownell's dealer price on the G17/18 33rd mags :big grin:
     
  20. Dumbstixlars

    Dumbstixlars Ron Paul/AR-15/Glock/old car/Scooby/R/C croo OT Supporter

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    Yeah but it's pic is blurry.
     
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    THT The easy way is always mined

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    Fixed
     
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    THT The easy way is always mined

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    Unfortunately not
     

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