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Posted: 8/16/2001 9:40:29 AM EST
Saw a Hess Arms Cetme rifle at the local gun shop for $800. You guys know anything about the quality of this gun? It looked nice and had a great bore. Any thoughts appreciated.
Link Posted: 8/16/2001 9:57:00 AM EST
Link Posted: 8/16/2001 10:04:26 AM EST
Thanks for the advice. I probably wont buy it since I dont like the idea of a gun that may or may not work right. 50/50 odds dont cut it for an $800 gun.
Link Posted: 8/16/2001 10:42:38 AM EST
That's way high. You should be able to get a CETME between 400-500. I've heard that the SW receiver on CETME are better than the Hesse. I would pass.
Link Posted: 8/16/2001 10:44:30 AM EST
Word of advice: Avoid anything with Hesse...
Link Posted: 8/16/2001 3:01:17 PM EST
[Last Edit: 8/16/2001 2:58:28 PM EST by kpel308]
Link Posted: 8/16/2001 3:49:35 PM EST
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Link Posted: 8/16/2001 3:59:45 PM EST
I don't have any personal experience with them, but $800 is waaay high. They are around $400-$450 wholesale right now. The ones built on Special Weapons receivers are much better, from what I hear, but they are getting harder to find these days. However, from what I understand, Century bought the tooling from Special Weapons, so they will probably have another run at some point. I don't know what the current supply of kits it, though. By that time, they may be using some heavily used kits. Rocko
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