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Post San Bernadino Price Gouging?

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by erudne, Dec 3, 2015.

  1. erudne

    erudne The Pie Matrix PPL Say Sleeping W/Your Rifle Is A bad Thing? Bronze Supporter

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    In the shadow of the recent attack and Obama's response has anyone seen price gouging as with Cheaper Than Dirt in 2008?
     
  2. etrain16

    etrain16 Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Not yet. But, we haven't had the 'official' announcement that this was a terrorist attack. They're doing everything they can to avoid that, but honestly, they can't keep it quiet forever - it will get out. And when it does, and the people realize we really are under a threat of domestic terrorism, coupled with more gun control from el Presedente, I do think we may be faced with another run/price gouge.

    Anyone want a 10/22 for $1,200??
     
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  3. Brutus57

    Brutus57 Skagit County Well-Known Member

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    No dammit:mad:, I need more ammo obviously based on what they confiscated in San Berdoo!

    Brutus Out
     
  4. erudne

    erudne The Pie Matrix PPL Say Sleeping W/Your Rifle Is A bad Thing? Bronze Supporter

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    Obama announces his "Solution" (as in Final Solution) tommorow
     
  5. v0lcom13sn0w

    v0lcom13sn0w Keizer, or Well-Known Member

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    i hope he says... we all need guns. all guns are legal now everywhere.
     
  6. Chakakhaan

    Chakakhaan New Member

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    You mean "slightly cheaper than gold" I thought they price gouged every day.
     
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  7. Otter

    Otter Oregon - mid Willamette Valley Active Member

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    I figured the UCC shootings would cause issues. Not even a blip on the radar. Hopefully the CA shootings won't either.

    It is us shooters that cause the shortages and positions vendors to raise their prices...everyone panics and clears the shelves. Could be everyone has so much stock piled it won't happen again. I know I'm well stocked.
     
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  8. Cherpybird

    Cherpybird Portland Active Member

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    The only thing I've seen in the past couple of months is a shortage of firearms for sale on here.
     
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  9. Cherpybird

    Cherpybird Portland Active Member

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    Yes and no, I will never shop at Northwest Armories again for how they raised the prices of the used AR's to $1999 after Newtown. I lost it a few weeks later with a staff member who said "We sign everyone up for OFF because we care about shooters." so much so that they're willing to sodomize your wallet.

    Imagine trying to make your money back on that purchase, you'll be waiting until the end of days and then some.
     
  10. v0lcom13sn0w

    v0lcom13sn0w Keizer, or Well-Known Member

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    i feel ya man but i have $2500 invested into my AR anyway. it started off as a $700 build...
     
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  11. v0lcom13sn0w

    v0lcom13sn0w Keizer, or Well-Known Member

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    lol nope, 22LR is still $50-$60 a brick at gun shows.
     
  12. Cherpybird

    Cherpybird Portland Active Member

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    33 for a brick at Cabelas this morning, gun shows are a good laugh though aye.
     
  13. Cherpybird

    Cherpybird Portland Active Member

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    $1999 for a quality build is a leap from the insane price of $2k for a basic rifle. I still see them at silly high prices in pawn shops too.
     
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  14. v0lcom13sn0w

    v0lcom13sn0w Keizer, or Well-Known Member

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    9 years ago it was $7.99 a brick of 500 federals at walmart when i was 18years old. i miss those prices.
     
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  15. erudne

    erudne The Pie Matrix PPL Say Sleeping W/Your Rifle Is A bad Thing? Bronze Supporter

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    As I posted a few days back Bi Mart is selling 333 count for $18
     
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  16. erudne

    erudne The Pie Matrix PPL Say Sleeping W/Your Rifle Is A bad Thing? Bronze Supporter

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    My friend has 1700 tied up in his 3
     
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  17. v0lcom13sn0w

    v0lcom13sn0w Keizer, or Well-Known Member

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    i have enough 22lr that i wont buy anymore. it's best to keep it on the shelf that way if some youngster wants to go shooting with his dad,mom, brother or whoever he'll be able too
     
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  18. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    Too late beatches!! I just bought a score of AR, AK, and Glock mags.... at great prices!!! Muahahahahahah!!
     
  19. Cherpybird

    Cherpybird Portland Active Member

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    Leave anything for the rest of us?
     
  20. Cherpybird

    Cherpybird Portland Active Member

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    ... and where from?