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Old 11-20-2016, 11:36 AM   #106
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Not all of the US Buyers are wise to the cyclic panic cycle price roller coaster.
So there will still be late to the game noobs who will buy unfortunately.

The veterans to the panic cycles know it's gonna crash and level out and have stopped buying already.
Then there's the panic noobs who will put 2 and 2 together and realize the Hitlery regime threat is over, and forget about it.

IN other words, sales will slow down to a trickle, just keep spreading the word to stop buying til mid 2017
Now I'm sure vendors will attempt to counter this thought because it's not good for their business, but we want a buyers market.

Right now we're still in a sellers market.

highlighted comment is key. Perceived danger has passed to general populace. Now we seasoned folks remain. Let's be honest, how many of us "need" another WASR ? I'm waiting for the SAM7 etc to drop in price before I spend anymore dinero. Seeing mag and ammo prices for AK starting to inch down a bit.
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Old 11-20-2016, 02:39 PM   #107
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Close those wallets, steady lads.
too late, all the ding dongs bought these up. OOS.
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Old 11-20-2016, 02:53 PM   #108
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Not all of the US Buyers are wise to the cyclic panic cycle price roller coaster.
So there will still be late to the game noobs who will buy unfortunately.

The veterans to the panic cycles know it's gonna crash and level out and have stopped buying already.
Then there's the panic noobs who will put 2 and 2 together and realize the Hitlery regime threat is over, and forget about it.

IN other words, sales will slow down to a trickle, just keep spreading the word to stop buying til mid 2017
Now I'm sure vendors will attempt to counter this thought because it's not good for their business, but we want a buyers market.

Right now we're still in a sellers market.
Just as prices shots up and went high, I believe we will see the prices overshoot on the way bottom and slightly over correct at the low before they come back up and stabilize. I think we will see <$500 WASRs eventually.
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Old 11-20-2016, 02:55 PM   #109
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highlighted comment is key. Perceived danger has passed to general populace. Now we seasoned folks remain. Let's be honest, how many of us "need" another WASR ? I'm waiting for the SAM7 etc to drop in price before I spend anymore dinero. Seeing mag and ammo prices for AK starting to inch down a bit.
This.
Waiting on SAM7 prices also, cheapest I seen currently is $1200.
Wondering how much they'll come down... Arsenal always has high prices.
Guess we'll see in the summer
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Old 11-20-2016, 05:17 PM   #110
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This.
Waiting on SAM7 prices also, cheapest I seen currently is $1200.
Wondering how much they'll come down... Arsenal always has high prices.
Guess we'll see in the summer
Agreed. SAM7s have been in the $1250-1400 range since last panic, at least in these parts. Like to see $1100-1000 by summer.

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Old 11-20-2016, 05:19 PM   #111
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I know it's CTD but here's another example of prices getting lower
https://www.cheaperthandirt.com/prod...fType=&from=fn
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Old 11-20-2016, 05:34 PM   #112
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I know it's CTD but here's another example of prices getting lower
https://www.cheaperthandirt.com/prod...fType=&from=fn
Nice find.
Makes me wonder how lower it would go, as prices are dropping kinda fast. Hope to see em for $400ish haha.
Make a domino affect that is taking off, can't wait to see prices in summmer!
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Old 11-21-2016, 07:00 PM   #113
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Nice find.
Makes me wonder how lower it would go, as prices are dropping kinda fast. Hope to see em for $400ish haha.
Make a domino affect that is taking off, can't wait to see prices in summmer!
dropping fast it seems. Brownells selling 10 orange crapco 30 round mags for $39.99 SHIPPED. Can you imagine where price points will be by the dead of winter in February ?

https://www.slickguns.com/product/ta...nge-10-pk-3999
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dropping fast it seems. Brownells selling 10 orange crapco 30 round mags for $39.99 SHIPPED. Can you imagine where price points will be by the dead of winter in February ?

https://www.slickguns.com/product/ta...nge-10-pk-3999
Are those any good?
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Old 11-21-2016, 07:23 PM   #115
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Are those any good?
They're not bad. Great range mags, especially for $3.99 a piece. If you're light on mags it's worth it. The Palmetto blem steel mags are tempting at $6.99 a piece.
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Old 11-21-2016, 07:26 PM   #116
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I know it's CTD but here's another example of prices getting lower
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Nice find.
Makes me wonder how lower it would go, as prices are dropping kinda fast. Hope to see em for $400ish haha.
Make a domino affect that is taking off, can't wait to see prices in summmer!
That is a GP1975. Know what you are buying. USA receiver & barrel. USA Century kit build. Not a WASR.
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Old 11-21-2016, 07:37 PM   #117
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dropping fast it seems. Brownells selling 10 orange crapco 30 round mags for $39.99 SHIPPED. Can you imagine where price points will be by the dead of winter in February ?

https://www.slickguns.com/product/ta...nge-10-pk-3999
Very good find. They work.
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dropping fast it seems. Brownells selling 10 orange crapco 30 round mags for $39.99 SHIPPED. Can you imagine where price points will be by the dead of winter in February ?

https://www.slickguns.com/product/ta...nge-10-pk-3999
February? Heck wait until late spring/early summer 2017.
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Old 11-21-2016, 08:23 PM   #119
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They're not bad. Great range mags, especially for $3.99 a piece. If you're light on mags it's worth it. The Palmetto blem steel mags are tempting at $6.99 a piece.
Thanks for the quick reply.
Both my Chicoms seem to only like steel mags. Im gonna have to take a look at those PSA mags @ 6.99 each. I rather pay more and have good all around mags.
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Old 11-22-2016, 04:24 PM   #120
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Worries are over...for now.
There's still 10 in stock. Don't know how many they started with.
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Old 11-22-2016, 04:29 PM   #121
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That is a GP1975. Know what you are buying. USA receiver & barrel. USA Century kit build. Not a WASR.
Yup. Not the same part number as the mighty WASR.
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Old 11-23-2016, 09:08 PM   #122
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fyi, Tombstone raised the price to $795 !! I don't understand that marketing approach.
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Old 11-23-2016, 10:32 PM   #123
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Lmfao, Welp, Tombstone tactical just lost a customer for life. Fuck that bs! You don't get over 350 rifles in stock and raise the price $150 for no damn reason especially in this market. Atlantic has dropped theirs down to $699 and that's with the QC inspection and great customer service.
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fyi, Tombstone raised the price to $795 !! I don't understand that marketing approach.
They heard Soros/Clinton is trying to steal the electoral college vote and trying to front run that. Screw em.
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Old 11-24-2016, 12:28 PM   #125
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I was checking this out today hoping for 599 and saw a 175 dollar price increase? Wtf...
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Old 11-24-2016, 01:22 PM   #126
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They heard Soros/Clinton is trying to steal the electoral college vote and trying to front run that. Screw em.
+1, they've lost me as a customer. They've now put themselves in the same category as Cheaper than dirt and Dick's.

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Meh....fuck Century Arms lol. When Wasrs hit $499 then you can post a thread like this. They only jacked up the price a few years ago so that their US made garbage guns could compete. Now $630 is a steal....I guess that's all subjective huh but still.
Haha.. exactly!
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Pass.

We, consumers, finally have all the advantages on our side. Kick back have a beer, enjoy the holidays & let's see where prices are next spring & summer before we ratchet the buying back up.
You are a wise man. Shooters, invest your time on the range and money on amor and accessories.
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Wall St Journal had a small article that Smith & Wesson stock dropped 17% due to Mr. Trump winning. Sit back and watch as the Trump victory ripples thru the firearms industry.

Hold back on all purchases other than outright screaming deals !!
Yep... the best president for the gun dealers would have been a democrat. Which is funny, because people think the opposite.
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IDK what everyone is wigging out over.

I've enjoyed the break; it's good for my sanity. I'll be kicking back with my feet up waiting for the free market to act on this one.
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Preppers black friday

Wasr $654 fwiw

https://www.preppergunshop.com/centu...ock-1-30rd-mag
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Preppers black friday

Wasr $654 fwiw

https://www.preppergunshop.com/centu...ock-1-30rd-mag
How's that even considered a Black Friday sale when they were $629.95 shipped by another seller even before Black Friday? Weak effort on Prepper's part to put up a Black Friday deal. Screw them.

Now $554 would be a great Black Friday sale.
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How's that even considered a Black Friday sale when they were $629.95 shipped by another seller even before Black Friday? Weak effort on Prepper's part to put up a Black Friday deal. Screw them.

Now $554 would be a great Black Friday sale.
How?

629 is out of stock

650 is in stock

Any more brilliant questions?
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How?

629 is out of stock

650 is in stock

Any more brilliant questions?

Maybe you don't understand economics. The fact the $590 (Brownells) and the $629 shipped (Tombstone) are sold out and the fact that the $654 = $685 shipped (Preppers) is still in stock, tells me this is a crappy Black Friday sale and only an idiot would buy at this price when the market is dictating that prices are still dropping.

One brilliant question, why would one consider this a suitable "Black Friday" sale when it can't even surpass the price other sellers were offering before Black Friday? Black Friday is suppose to be sales and deals above and beyond what was already taking place.

Pass.
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Maybe you don't understand economics. The fact the $590 (Brownells) and the $629 shipped (Tombstone) are sold out and the fact that the $654 = $685 shipped (Preppers) is still in stock, tells me this is a crappy Black Friday sale and only an idiot would buy at this price when the market is dictating that prices are still dropping.

One brilliant question, why would one consider this a suitable "Black Friday" sale when it can't even surpass the price other sellers were offering before Black Friday? Black Friday is suppose to be sales and deals above and beyond what was already taking place.

Pass.
Well, if you don't like Preppers at 685, you could take one for the team and buy it from Atlantic for 700+30 shipping....
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Impact has dropped WASR price down to $626.52 so I take back my hate

Only a couple left in stock though is weird. Other day said over 350 I thought. Idk
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$629 shipped was a decent price......

iirc Atlantic got the highest panic price gouge award @ $769 + $30 shipping

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Well, if you don't like Preppers at 685, you could take one for the team and buy it from Atlantic for 700+30 shipping....
Don't laugh....

But there are ironically a lot of chuckle head threads pushing Atlantics highest prices lately
Irish Cannon is right, take a break people......
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Impact has dropped WASR price down to $626.52 so I take back my hate

Only a couple left in stock though is weird. Other day said over 350 I thought. Idk
626.52 is for a RAS.
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$629 shipped was a decent price......

iirc Atlantic got the highest panic price gouge award @ $769 + $30 shipping



Don't laugh....

But there are ironically a lot of chuckle head threads pushing Atlantics highest prices lately
Irish Cannon is right, take a break people......
Exactly

Dunno if it's a sale, but got an email from jgsales, they got 1k Tula 223 or 7.62 for 199. At Sgammo, Sam says he's getting rid of some of his for cost or less. I'd love to see ammo prices crater as well.
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Hmmm
Well about 8 years ago I bought a WASR at Dunhums for $240 as gift and that's likely less than importers pay for them now.

4 years ago guys were spending $1800 for a $500 AR.
Now there $495.

These rifles are not worth close to what there selling for because of people's perceived need for them.
It's about mentality of buying a beanie babbys for $700

Sure people paid that much for a $5 item.
Now what are they worth?

Other than AR,S that are over saturated right now I would not buy any assualt style weapon right now.

If restrictions are relaxed there might be much lower prices
I won't hold my breath but it's possable.

AKs are the in thing right now about like Harelys with 12" wide back tires were 10 years ago.
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