Fountain Firearms... review..

accordingtoome

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Oct 13, 2008
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Theres been a lot of talk around the web lately about bad service at gun stores.. Rude workers etc..
Well i stopped by Fountain Firearms today to pick up a transfer and we greeted at the front door as soon as i walked in. Everyone was really nice and they have a lot of stuff to check out. The FFL transfer pirce was fair at $35.00 and the girl helping us showed me a few pistols. Picked up some Slings while i was at it. They had a ton of PMC 223 and Wolf 45 acp ammo in stock. I think the wolf was 15.00 a box and i didn't see a price on the PMC. Prices on complete rifles were a little high but who isn't right now. All in all it was a good fun store visit and although a little far away i think i will be taking my buisness there in the future for local purchases.
 

smschulz

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Apr 13, 2008
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I was looking to do a transfer about 6-8 weeks ago and went in to see about getting it done at Fountain Firearms too. EXCEPT they wanted $48 and didn't seem to care when I said all of the web ads (IE: Gunbroker, etc) say they charge $35. I would have paid the $35 but ended up paying $20 from another great FFL I found (from referral here on the forum). They had a lot of items but none of the ammo was marked so I cannot comment on the pricing. However, I walked out and most likely won't buy anything from them. :(
 

accordingtoome

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Oct 13, 2008
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I was looking to do a transfer about 6-8 weeks ago and went in to see about getting it done at Fountain Firearms too. EXCEPT they wanted $48 and didn't seem to care when I said all of the web ads (IE: Gunbroker, etc) say they charge $35. I would have paid the $35 but ended up paying $20 from another great FFL I found (from referral here on the forum). They had a lot of items but none of the ammo was marked so I cannot comment on the pricing. However, I walked out and most likely won't buy anything from them. :(
i printed out the gunbroker page and took it with me. they did tell me the higher price on the phone last week. she just said o.k. and rang it up. Collectors wanted $95.00
 

smschulz

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Apr 13, 2008
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Houston, Texas
i printed out the gunbroker page and took it with me. they did tell me the higher price on the phone last week. she just said o.k. and rang it up. Collectors wanted $95.00
Collectors Fireams are out of their minds ~ everything else in their store is sky high ~ why not transfers too?
 

wayneside

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Feb 14, 2009
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picked up a Springfield XD9 sometime last year from there...it was a fair price and an easy transaction...
 

robocop10mm

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Jan 9, 2009
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Round Rock
i have never been in the Fountain B&M store, but have ordered parts for my HK from them. They had everything I needed, priced fairly (as fair as HK parts can be) and shipping was fast.
 

T3hk1w1

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Jun 27, 2008
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I wouldn't pay over $25 for an FFL transfer, but that's just me...
Where are you located?
 
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