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Discussion in 'Rifles' started by AmandaDeeann, Dec 9, 2019.

  1. Glenn B

    Glenn B Active Member TGT Supporter

    Sep 5, 2019
    Texarkana Area
    I am pretty sure we were referring to wholesale prices on used guns not wholesale on a new gun. Maybe wholesale is not the exactly right term for it but I would have thought anyone would have understood that what was meant was you would essentially be getting lowballed by a dealer at a show, gun store, or pawn shop..

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  2. easy rider

    easy rider Carbide Precipitator TGT Supporter

    Jun 10, 2015
    Odessa, Tx
    Bottom line is, that businesses, doesn't matter which, are in business to make a profit. What a gun is worth, depends on the buyer, if he is looking to make a profit, he's not going to pay something he doesn't believe will make a profit. A buyer looking for something to add to their collection will pay closer to what a gun is actually worth.
    Last edited: Dec 10, 2019
  3. Moonpie

    Moonpie U.S. Rifle M1 caliber .30 Lifetime Member

    OP, don't try to sell to a gun shop or all the guns as a single lot. You'll get ripped off.
    Gun shops are notorious for offering pennies on the dollar when buying guns.

    Sell them piece by piece to individuals.
    The down side is that takes time and effort.

    Another way you can try is to contact a professional auction service. They get their cut when the guns sell.
    Gun auction prices are usually right at market value.
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  4. sidebite252

    sidebite252 Well-Known

    Mar 26, 2013
    Lake Texoma
    Maybe it’s just me but I’m starting to think............ I’m just a bit skeptical I guess.
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  5. Coiled

    Coiled TGT Addict

    Nov 25, 2016
    SE Tx
    Or at the very least impatient. :)

    She has a lot to learn, categorize and price.
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  6. HKShooter65

    HKShooter65 TGT Addict

    Skeptical is my middle name.

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  7. easy rider

    easy rider Carbide Precipitator TGT Supporter

    Jun 10, 2015
    Odessa, Tx
    The worst that can happen is I have more money in my wallet.
  8. Younggun

    Younggun Ginger Avenger TGT Supporter Admin

    Jul 31, 2011
    hill co.
    C’mon, you don’t think a day is enough time to go from no knowledge to researching and listing prices for 50 firearms? That should only take 20-30 minutes TOPS!


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  9. FireInTheWire

    FireInTheWire Ego kills talent TGT Supporter

    Jan 22, 2018
    Big Country
    I just had deja vu catching up on this thread.
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  10. majormadmax

    majormadmax Úlfhéðnar

    Aug 27, 2009
    San Antonio!
    It's not just businesses. I contend that any gun buyer will do whatever they can to get the best price possible. It's the first law of economics...

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