GUN What are some good places to find used guns?

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  1. Captain Haddock

    Captain Haddock Blistering Barnacles OT Supporter

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    I'm in the market for a 12 gauge and I'd like to spend as little as possible because I won't be using it too much. I checked Gander Mountain, but I'm looking for some other options. Any other reccomendations?
     
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    Local papers. (For CT it's the Bargain News)

    Whomever has the best Classifieds.
     
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    7 First comes smiles, then lies. Last is gunfire.

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    If you just want a single shot a NEF Pardner and other like it go for $100 new so I'm sure you could find one for rather cheap used. Just get out your phonebook and start calling local gun stores and seeing what of cheap used 12 gauges they have.
     
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    Captain Haddock Blistering Barnacles OT Supporter

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    Thanks for the input guys :cool:
     
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    You have a big 5 sporting goods around you? Good place to get an 870 or 500
     
  7. Goat

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    it's quicker and easier to buy locally, and it's not exactly hard to find a cheap shotgun :o
     
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    Not to mention paying $15-$30 dollars for a transfer on a $100 gun is :greddy:.
     
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    7 First comes smiles, then lies. Last is gunfire.

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    usually $20 to ship plus possibly having to pay another 20-odd dollars for the transfer fee; not worth it for a cheap gun.
     
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  11. oakie

    oakie my ninja.

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    gunsamerica.com if you dont want to be robbed without a gun in your face.

    the prices i've seen on gunbroker.com are ridiculous.
     
  12. Goat

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    I've been looking for a new turkey gun recently, and I've come to conclusion that buying firearms online is almost useless unless you're looking for something rare or unusual. Once you factor in shipping and ffl fees you pretty much equal the price of just about every halfway decent gun dealer. (at least in this area)
     
  13. Murdoc

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    If there's an anual gun show around your parts, then those are usually the best for used guns. WIDE selections due to so many dealers in one building. Plus you get to see a lot of rare and antique weapons too.
     
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    oakie my ninja.

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    i have a local FFL that does xfers for $10.

    overnight shipping is now required by the BATF, so handguns tend to be the better deal.
     
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    Captain Haddock Blistering Barnacles OT Supporter

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    That's a good idea. I'm sure my area will have one. We're a hunting oriented area :cool:
     
  16. Goat

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    I've never really looked for handguns, not my thing :hs:

    For most long guns it's usualy $20 shipping + $10-$20 transfer, which equals just about any price around here. It's cool place to browse though.
     
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    It's a known fact that the last good deal found at a gunshow was in 1978 in Waterloo, NY.

    But seriously, finding a deal at a gun show is a bitch. All you typically find anymore is old military junk or prices that are so inflated you want to cry.
     
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    I guess it's different down where I live. I find nothing but awesome deals for used shotguns. It's the military stuff that tries to rape you.
     
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    gun shows are a great place to find used guns, just make sure to get the information of the person/company your going to buy it from.
     
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    The gun shows you guy go to must be a hell of a lot better than the ones I've attended, all I ever see is used rifles and pistols that cost more than they would brand new at a real store. :dunno:
     
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