1.) All Group Buys must be handled by AR15.com Dealers or Industry Partners. *
2.) To OFFICIALLY
post a thread to gauge interest /start a Group Buy you MUST
first contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
and have it APPROVED.
2a.) Information needed before a group buy will be approved.
Contact information (full name, e-mail address,postal address and
phone #) for the person organizing the group buy and the contact person
with the company participating in the GB.
Start and end date for the GB, method of payment.Group buys will not be permitted to proceed without this information.
3.) Group Buys must have dedicated time lines - A sign up period will
need to be established, after the sign up cutoff date is reached a
payment period will need to be established and an order date posted.
When the payment period is posted an estimated time of arrival for the
group buy will also need to be posted. We realize there can be certain
unavoidable delays but the organizer of the Group Buy will need to make
sure such instances are kept at a minimal. Product must be available from the manufacturer to avoid missed deadlines.
4.) Only ONE
Group Buy is to be conducted at a time per Organizer/Dealer.
5.) There is a limit of only FIVE or SIX group buys per month. This
will allow some time for group buy proposals to be better established by
both the buyers and the dealer/organizer.
6.) Group Buys will be categorized as "Fast" and "Slow". "Fast" Group
Buys must be completed within 30 days. "Slow" Group Buys must be
completed within 90 days. Only one "Slow" Group Buy will be allowed to
run at a time. Another "Slow" Group Buy will not be approved until the
one running has been completed.
7.) Group Buys must be focused on a single product line. NO
package deals of uppers, optics, stocks, etc
8.) No more Group Buys for specialty receivers, uppers, barrels, etc No
custom builds unless we are confident the supplier can produce the item
by the deadline.
9.) The dollar limit per item on Group Buys will be set at $800.00 per
item or less, unless handled by an established Dealer or Industry
10.) Any large
Group Buys must be handled by an established Dealer or Industry Partner.
11.) No arguing about another organizer's group buy or about a proposed
group buy's price. It is up to the buyer to do the homework and
determine if the deal is right or not.
- Do not comment on anther's G.B. pricing.
12.) Group Buy organizers - DO YOUR HOMEWORK! Make sure you have every
detail correct. Make sure your dealer, manufacturer, etc. can provide
the goods at the price negotiated and deliver in a reasonable time line. And most importantly, make sure you can organize the funds appropriately AND keep them separate from all other business.
13.) Organizers - There will be no 'nonrefundable deposits' terms in your group buy offerings.
14.) When the group buy is over please edit the title to reflect this.
All requests for Group Buys will be taken under advisement and addressed on a case-by-case basis.
* Exceptions may be made for certain products at the discretion of Senior Staff or Administrators.