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12/6/2019 7:27:02 PM
Posted: 2/24/2007 8:19:41 AM EST
Hell all, I just found a M1 carbine made by Auto Ordnance at my local fun shop, and
they are asking $699.00 plus sales tax. To make matters worse I am in love with the thing, and I want to know if it's worth the $700.00. What do you guys think? Should I pass on it?
Link Posted: 2/24/2007 8:20:36 AM EST
Oh and one more thing, it is new in the box.
Link Posted: 2/24/2007 8:23:27 AM EST
Pass.

It's not a mil-surp, but a replica, I do believe. I will allow someone with more research to verify that for you.

If it makes you feel any better, I have $125 invested in my Postal Meter WW2 Carbine......
Link Posted: 2/24/2007 8:25:34 AM EST
[Last Edit: 2/24/2007 8:26:18 AM EST by Chokey]
skip it and buy a CMP M1 Carbine in a couple of months
Link Posted: 2/24/2007 8:46:00 AM EST
AO just started making repo's of the M1 Carbine. They did a pretty good job, but nothing is like the real thing. The repo should go for high 5's to low 6's, not 699.00
Link Posted: 2/24/2007 8:50:00 AM EST
When I bought mine at the end of '04/ beginning of '05 it was $530 or so plus ship/ transfer. I know they raised prices last year, but last time I priced them they were around $575- $600, not up near $700.

YMMV.
Link Posted: 2/24/2007 8:52:51 AM EST
SHIT............. Thanks for your replies, I guess I'll pass then.
Link Posted: 2/24/2007 8:53:57 AM EST
yeah, pass, I see those things in good to great condition all the time, for less than 600
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