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Posted: 12/2/2002 4:26:09 PM EST
I've read several posts that mention this.

How does one get this?

Link Posted: 12/2/2002 4:50:22 PM EST
You have to have an FFL, (a C&R FFL qualifies you for "dealer" pricing).
Link Posted: 12/2/2002 4:56:12 PM EST
My Old Man has one. He has his own business making knives. I think he gets the discount because he has to pay some sort of state business tax. Gunsmithing students also get the discount if I remember. It's not just limited to FFL holders.
Link Posted: 12/2/2002 5:06:40 PM EST
[Last Edit: 12/8/2002 2:12:08 PM EST by griderhill]
I receive the discount, they told me, because I own my own business. I'm a dentist, no ffl or c&r. Hope this helps someone.
Link Posted: 12/2/2002 5:29:48 PM EST
True...I had forgotten about having tax exempt status qualifying.
Link Posted: 12/3/2002 3:00:44 PM EST
They gave me one because I am an armorer for the military.[(:)]
Link Posted: 12/4/2002 6:25:23 AM EST
What kind of discount are we talking about? Like how much?
Link Posted: 12/4/2002 6:34:17 AM EST
When I placed my first Phone order they asked me if I have a business. I said I do -not firearms related - and they gave me the discount. They will ask for your FFL and other information. I just gave them strait answers. I saved about 25% on that order.
Link Posted: 12/4/2002 9:26:48 AM EST
Originally Posted By Ridge: What kind of discount are we talking about? Like how much?
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It depends upon the item. Anywere from 0% (on most gunsmithing tools) to close to 50% (on some cleaning supplies). It's definitely worth looking into.
Link Posted: 12/4/2002 12:57:35 PM EST
Originally Posted By M16Teacher: They gave me one because I am an armorer for the military.[(:)]
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thats how i got mine. im out and still have it!
Link Posted: 12/5/2002 7:47:17 PM EST
You need to know the secreat code ! Example: Brownels, lets use the DPMS stainless lower as an example.. # 231-015-101 silver s/s lower 1C169Z95 ( 3lb) $ 299.00. Dealer/ffl etc will pay $ 169.95. You see ? Usually gunsmith stuff is not discounted and there will be 00 in the code...
Link Posted: 12/7/2002 1:51:50 AM EST
[Last Edit: 12/7/2002 1:53:45 AM EST by BBossman]
The best way to determine if you qaulify for the discount is to set up an account with [url=www.brownells.com]Brownells[/url]. You can do this thru their website. The discount is also available to LEO's. Thats how I got mine. They still allow me to use it even though I'm former LEO. You can save considerably on parts and sometimes save on tools.
Link Posted: 12/12/2002 4:31:05 AM EST
[url]http://www.glocktalk.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=113819&highlight=brownells+discount[/url] Contains a way around it AND a dicussion of the morality of doing so.
Link Posted: 12/12/2002 1:09:37 PM EST
Originally Posted By tangeant: You need to know the secreat code ! Example: Brownels, lets use the DPMS stainless lower as an example.. # 231-015-101 silver s/s lower 1C169Z95 ( 3lb) $ 299.00. Dealer/ffl etc will pay $ 169.95. You see ? Usually gunsmith stuff is not discounted and there will be 00 in the code...
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Do you have to be signed up to see the secret code. I see the first number on the website but I don't see the second (secret) one.
Link Posted: 12/12/2002 2:54:46 PM EST
You won't see the code on the web site. The pricing there is based upon your user login. The "secret code" appears in all their catalogs though.
Link Posted: 12/15/2002 6:30:47 AM EST
I called Brownell's today, asked if I could get a discount with a C&R license, was treated very nicely by the lady on the phone, sent my C&R and now get the full discount! Darn, I wish that this thread had been around a couple years ago, when I first got my C&R, glad I caught it now, Thanks AR15.com!! Rancid Lance
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