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Posted: 1/9/2006 6:36:38 PM EDT
There's a like new in box socom available on a different board for 1300,,,,, should I go for it?
Link Posted: 1/9/2006 8:33:52 PM EDT
Link Posted: 1/9/2006 8:35:58 PM EDT
Link Posted: 1/9/2006 9:38:55 PM EDT
Well, I can only answer that question from my own point of view. I personally wouldn't send that much scratch on a SOCOM. I would rather have a 16" FAL, 10 mags, and 3 cases of ammo.

As for the value of that rifle should you decide to sell it, well, it probably is worth that much.
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 5:00:43 AM EDT

Originally Posted By chapperjoe:
There's a like new in box socom available on a different board for 1300,,,,, should I go for it?

Sounds like a good deal - go for it!
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 9:43:10 AM EDT
I just got one at Sporting Arms for $1419.00. Shot 400 rds of Fereral Match 168 BTHP. 1 inch 5 shot groups at 100 yrds from the bench rest.
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 2:19:07 PM EDT
thinking supervepr instead...... so torn....
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 4:27:16 PM EDT
You need to ask yourself why is he selling it so quick after, apparently, so few rounds.

I wouldn't pay that but the whole SOCOM thing doesn't make a lot of sense to me. A lot of money for what is essentially a marketing gimic. The article in American Rifleman left be unimpressed. By the time you add all the bells and whistles that SOCOM's seem to attract, you're going to be somewhere north of two grand and fifteen pounds of weight. For a rifle that was giving 2 1/2 to 3 inch groups at a hundred.


Link Posted: 1/10/2006 5:05:00 PM EDT
Grab it !!!! You can always use it for a year and sell it for about what you bought it for. As far as 3" to 4" groups --- I have yet to hear this kind of group from someone that has owned a Socom. I got 1 1/8" at 50yds and 1 3/4" at 100yds. That was with cheap generic .308 ammo and no optics. I have seen/read that people are hitting 12" steel gongs at up to 500yds. with their Socoms Take care --- Bird aka GF123
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 4:55:39 PM EDT
Why would you want to worry about 3-5 inch groups at 300yds? This was designed as a CQB/Race gun. The fact it can shoot like that from range is a plus. From the friend of mine that has one, I've heard that it works well. I have one on Layaway at my local gunshop. I'm looking forward to shooting it for the first time and then reporting how it works. And as always, pics will be included.
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 9:04:03 PM EDT
Just picked one up today...speak of the devil....walked away with it like new in the box with 2 mags....had 100 rounds put through it...for $1100....I'm very happy and got an incredible deal....do it...I was told $1400 would be good deal
Link Posted: 1/15/2006 4:39:25 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/15/2006 4:40:44 AM EDT by Joker18]
$1,400 is a good deal. That's what I paid for mine new. The gunshop owner knows me and cut down what he was asking ($1,650).
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