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Posted: 9/11/2004 6:58:04 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/11/2004 6:59:15 AM EDT by nf9648]
I dunno what really happened, but I remember in the last 5 years I had seen them go around $1200 per rifle at gun shows, now anywhere I look they are around $2k-$3k. What exactly happenedthat warranted such a price change?
Link Posted: 9/11/2004 7:26:18 AM EDT
Supply & demand. I think the days of $1,200 AUGs was a bit longer then five years ago, but they have been increasing in price over the years. When I bought mine the price jumped up $200 in 3 months and now they are selling a 1,000 more. Maybe if the DSA clone AUG comes out the $1,200 days will be back

Chris
Link Posted: 9/11/2004 3:48:12 PM EDT
Damnit I hate clones. Im gonna look back home (east iowa) next time I visit, Ill try to plan it around a gunshow. That is the last place I saw a AUG fo $1200, it was either 1999 or 2000. A guy had a really nice one in Hawaii about 3 years ago that had a lot of accessories for it, his price was even under $2000.
Link Posted: 9/11/2004 7:14:17 PM EDT
I hate to say it but you missed two great deals on AUGs. I bought mine from GUNLIST in 1998 for 2400 and that was the best price I saw at the time. My Father bought another AUG at our local gun shop for 2000. The cheapest AUG that I saw was in 1992 for 1700. But the next time you see a good deal on a AUG buy it as fast as you can.
Link Posted: 9/11/2004 7:29:59 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/11/2004 7:30:41 PM EDT by Phil_A_Steen]
There is an Aug A2 for sale right now on Sturmgewehr (original all matching numbers). Asking price is $4,000. That's a helluva deal.
Link Posted: 9/11/2004 8:29:38 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Phil_A_Steen:
There is an Aug A2 for sale right now on Sturmgewehr (original all matching numbers). Asking price is $4,000. That's a helluva deal.



You got a link? I just went there to look for it, and searched and searched, but couldn't find it for the life of me.
Link Posted: 9/11/2004 10:52:21 PM EDT
For $4k Id rather buy a couple other rifles. Theres nothing in the AUG that I see other than the cool factor that would possibly warrant me spending that much money on it, unless it was a full auto.
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 4:44:25 AM EDT

Originally Posted By nf9648:
For $4k Id rather buy a couple other rifles. Theres nothing in the AUG that I see other than the cool factor that would possibly warrant me spending that much money on it, unless it was a full auto.



I can understand that. The Aug is kind of a love-hate thing. I personally love it even though there may be better choices for a battle rifle. Most people are not as fond as me. (Of course, mine is a full auto . . .)
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 4:48:31 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/12/2004 4:56:32 PM EDT by cloak-n-carbine]

Originally Posted By Phil_A_Steen:
(Of course, mine is a full auto . . .)



Not in NY, it isn't (as a private citizen anyway)
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 7:06:51 PM EDT

Originally Posted By cloak-n-carbine:

Originally Posted By Phil_A_Steen:
(Of course, mine is a full auto . . .)



Not in NY, it isn't (as a private citizen anyway)



Sadly that's true, it has to hide in Florida so we don't get together that often
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