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FN FiveseveN? Should I...?

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by PlayboyPenguin, Nov 7, 2009.

  1. PlayboyPenguin

    PlayboyPenguin Pacific Northwest Well-Known Member 2016 Volunteer

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    My dealer has a LNIB unfired FN FiveseveN on his shelf for $859. He told me today while I was in there that I could have it for $749 if I wanted it. He says a guy bought it from him, had it on lay-a-way for almost two months and then when he picked it up he brought it back the same day and traded it toward a 1911 he wanted. The gun is brand new for all intensive purposes.

    I have always wanted one sine they are the gun the officers carry on Battlestar Galactica. I am also afraid they might be banned soon because of the 20 round mags and the bad press they have been getting as "cop killer" guns.

    What do you think?

    FN_Five_Seven_USG_Black_A.jpg
     
  2. Trlsmn

    Trlsmn In Utero (Portland) Well-Known Member

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    I think it may be a trick of the light but I can't see any Stainless Steel in that photo.
     
  3. tuckerha

    tuckerha Tucson, Arizona Member

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    Man, I say go for it. I have been looking at those since they came out.
     
  4. PlayboyPenguin

    PlayboyPenguin Pacific Northwest Well-Known Member 2016 Volunteer

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    They are almost 100% tupperware...but they have a super cool nerd factor. What with the BSG connection. :)
     
  5. NoAim

    NoAim Hillsboro, OR Active Member

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    Get one. They are tons of fun.
     
  6. wakejoe

    wakejoe Beaverton, OR Well-Known Member

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    That grip looks pretty comfortable...
     
  7. 56kninja

    56kninja Portland Member

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    Go for it. It has the cool factor at least. Not a gun I'd carry though, unless you're expecting a paramilitary special ops type group. :laugh:
     
  8. jordanvraptor

    jordanvraptor Oregon City, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I liked them before BSG but never got one due to the non standard round and the flimsy look of the controls. Great price though, I'd get one at that price.
     
  9. Trlsmn

    Trlsmn In Utero (Portland) Well-Known Member

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    Seen BSG The Plan yet?
     
  10. Just Jim

    Just Jim Well-Known Member

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    I doubt they will ban this gun or the ammo. It would give them precident to ban all guns....

    jj
     
  11. PlayboyPenguin

    PlayboyPenguin Pacific Northwest Well-Known Member 2016 Volunteer

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    Not yet...I have watched very little TV in the last 6 months.
     
  12. 56kninja

    56kninja Portland Member

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    The "Cop Killing" Bullets are now Class III anyways.

    I wouldn't worry about a ban.
     
  13. goose

    goose oregon Member

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    been wanting one for a while looks like aa fun round and its my fav pistol on counterstrike
     
  14. ORBrit

    ORBrit Eugene Member

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    That's a great deal. I just sold mine used for $950.
    Without the AP ammo it's just a .22 on steroids though.
     
  15. rodell

    rodell Newcastle, WA Active Member

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    Tell him to ship it up here, I'll take it at that price in a heartbeat!
     
  16. terrylf72

    terrylf72 Portland, Oregon, United States Member

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    OH come on Playboy. You havent gotten one yet? YOu have been wanting one sense before they where used on BattleStar!! stop torchering yourself and get one already.. I'll have one come next tax return
     
  17. Thule

    Thule Monroe, WA Member

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  18. DeLorean

    DeLorean Washington/Oregon Member

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    I absolutely love mine. It has been flawlessly reliable and despite what people say the ammo is not that expensive. As other calibers have climbed dramatically over the last year or two 5.7X28mm has hardly changed from when I bought mine in 2005.

    I think it would make a great survival pistol. It is extremely light with very high capacity. The rounds have proven effective in the real world although I am sad about how we know this (Fort Hood shooting).
     
  19. TonsOfOregonBrass

    TonsOfOregonBrass Sandy, OR Active Member

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    $750 for LNIB = BUY.

    I love mine, it is sssssoooo much fun to shoot. Just not cheap to shoot.
     
  20. NK777

    NK777 West of Portland Member

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    A silencer on a super sonic caliber!?!?

    It looks neat but your still going to hear a crack ya know.