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Posted: 3/8/2015 1:15:14 AM EDT
I'm selling a clapped out 91 KLR250 on Craigslist. I was gonna give it to a buddy for like 300 bucks, but listed it on Craigslist at 900 to see what popped up.

Some guy offered an Astra 600 with a couple mags, holster, and some rounds as a trade. I know nothing about them, but I dig surplus guns. Since I'm not super heavily vested in the bike and just want it gone, I'm considering it.

I know some are rarer than others and worth more, but that's about it. He's sending me pictures of the actual gun in a little bit. Advice on what to ask about or check with it?

Or advice or comments on the gun in general would be appreciated.
Link Posted: 3/8/2015 1:19:29 AM EDT
Post pics.. for more specific information. $200-700 depending on certain variables.
Link Posted: 3/8/2015 1:26:35 AM EDT
Fast responses appreciated immensely.. Texting with guy now. Here's some photos.

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[Last Edit: 3/8/2015 1:32:01 AM EDT by Meplat]
With the holster and mags, that's a very good deal.

The 600 is a blowback 9X19, has the handling of a carpenter's square, but is immensely well built.

I'll just add, I've never seen a 600 with a heel release like that. Mine has a side release on the base.
Link Posted: 3/8/2015 1:31:19 AM EDT
Link Posted: 3/8/2015 1:32:17 AM EDT
That's it, thanks for any inf guys! I told him I'd let him know in about 20 mins
Link Posted: 3/8/2015 1:33:51 AM EDT
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Originally Posted By HingleMcCringleberry:
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Ahh, that's not a 600. The Modelo 1921 is an Astra 400, means you have to find 9mm Largo ammo to fire it.
I'm not aware of any conversions.
Link Posted: 3/8/2015 1:34:12 AM EDT
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Link Posted: 3/8/2015 1:39:37 AM EDT
Image is an Astra 600, note the mag release at the base of the slab.

Link Posted: 3/8/2015 1:40:07 AM EDT
Cool, thanks guys. I'll we if he wants to throw a couple hundred on top of it, or just pass I guess. Appreciate the help!
Link Posted: 3/8/2015 1:41:05 AM EDT
starline makes 9mm largo brass
Link Posted: 3/8/2015 1:46:53 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/8/2015 1:50:12 AM EDT by williewvr]
I think sarco still has a bunch of it milsurp
$219/1000 if the ad I just pulled is current. Didn't check.
Link Posted: 3/8/2015 3:57:12 AM EDT
The nice thing about these guns is you can shoot 9mm largo, 9mm para, and 38 ACP interchangeably.
Link Posted: 3/8/2015 6:46:45 PM EDT
did he bite?
Link Posted: 3/8/2015 6:55:36 PM EDT
He did. Gun plus 200 for the bike. Making the deal in a little bit.

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