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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 8/4/2003 7:57:45 AM EDT
How much does it cost BM, Colt, Armalite, RR, etc... to manufacture parts and assemble a typical A2 20" AR15? What is the markup for these rifles once they leave the factory and become available to the serfs? How much is a the firearms tax (those who build their own rifles might know this answer!)

Thanks,

Karl the frugal penny pincher
Link Posted: 8/4/2003 8:07:22 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/4/2003 8:08:35 AM EDT by model927]
I dont know about full size rifles because FN builds them for the military but $1500 per unit for the M4 and thats complete with ras,foregrip,laser device I think its a rangefinder and a few sets of optics.Thats less than what my preban is worth and $450 more than what I originally paid for it 11 years ago,and its a bushmaster.
Link Posted: 8/4/2003 8:10:10 AM EDT
I understand that the factories that provide weapons for military use fall under a contract agreement. I do find this interesting, but I was more concerned what the civilian producers are doing. Karl
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