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Got a guy interested in buying my Pistol. how much should I ask for it?

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by Kevatc, Jul 28, 2013.

  1. Kevatc

    Kevatc Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I have a Springfield XD tactical, 45 cal, has had a Powder River Precision trigger job done, has Tru Glo tritium sights, 6 13 round mags, 2 mag holders, a Serpa holster, and a original hard storage case. Has around 1500 rounds through it.

    What is a reasonable asking price?

    Thanks
     
  2. Kevinkris

    Kevinkris Aloha Well-Known Member

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    reasonable sounds like maybe try to get what you paid for it. i dont think it would hurt asking a bit more expecting him to offer lower.
     
  3. Jerry

    Jerry Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    What you paid less 20%
     
  4. OLDNEWBIE

    OLDNEWBIE State of Flux Well-Known Member

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    What was paid if bought new including mods and xtras less 20% maybe, but if he bought it used, what he paid for it is reasonable to ask.
     
  5. Oregonhunter5

    Oregonhunter5 2C IDAHO Well-Known Member

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    450.00
     
  6. Kevatc

    Kevatc Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Hmmm. I was thinking $500-550.
     
  7. MarkAd

    MarkAd Port Orchard Well-Known Member

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    Kevatc nobody cares what you were thinking. You ask us for our opinions. :p
     
  8. Kruejl

    Kruejl Hillsboro Moderator of the Coriolis effect Staff Member Gold Supporter Silver Supporter

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    $450-500. Peripherals and mods are good but seem to fetch very little. The extra mags are good. Holsters, cases and even night sights seem to not matter much to buyers. Trigger jobs seem to have the least amount of influence in used firearms purchases.

    In today's world, mags and included ammo are king.
     
  9. Kevatc

    Kevatc Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Dang. I am properly spanked. :chairfight:
     
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  10. Nutty4Guns

    Nutty4Guns Portland ADHD Superstar

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    This range sounds about right to me. However, I usually buy things on impulse and find out later that I overpaid. :rolleyes:
     
  11. Blackcobra

    Blackcobra Camas Platinum Supporter Platinum Supporter

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    I think you could get that in good condition, as listed. No problem.
     
  12. Blackcobra

    Blackcobra Camas Platinum Supporter Platinum Supporter

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    Hahah - I've never done that. :paranoid:

    :)
     
  13. Barachiah

    Barachiah Eastern Oregon at last Active Member

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    I'd agree with the $500 to $550 range, depending on where you are trying to sell it. Some locales can get you a better price, depending on firearm availability. If you lis it on here though, that is kind of a moot point. Sounds like a nice shooter though. Powder river precision does some nice work. I want one of their custom 1911's so bad it hurts me a little bit inside.