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Posted: 12/14/2003 7:31:45 PM EDT
I held that 9mm carbine today for the first time and I have to say I did like the feel of it.The dealer wanted $580 for it.When do you guys think the price will come down to the $450/$500 range?At the $600 mark for just a few dollors more I can build a first class AR15.
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 7:47:09 PM EDT
Gunshow this w/e had one for, iirc, $683. Dealer is a bit of a sport, probably could have bought it for $575 - 625.
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 8:26:34 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/14/2003 8:28:35 PM EDT by shooter220]
Gun show price last weekend in NoVa was $599 nearly across the board, and that included Quantico Arms. I have seen $680 in the stores. ANd I have to agree, the price can't go UP on these things. Hopefully the price will work out like the 9000s. At $450 I take one home, at $550 I think about it, at $600, nah, it needs to earn a rep first...... edited because I forgot to add some running commentary
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 8:28:45 PM EDT
Is that for the 9? (& is the .40 out yet?)
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 8:28:49 PM EDT
I just held one for the first time at a gun show yesterday in Atlanta, and I fell in love with it. Tag said $599, but I didn't talk to the dealer. Too expensive for me right now. I wound up with an SAR-1 instead. [:D]
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 8:45:15 PM EDT
How hot will they be next October, when the goofy Feinstein strap no longer stretches from the pistol grip to the buttstock? Pretty hot, I think.
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 8:55:11 PM EDT
What law forced Beretta to put the piece from the grip to the stock? How would the gun be illegal without it?
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 8:59:01 PM EDT
I'm not altogether clear on the law, but it has a grip extending below the stock. The strip serves no functional purpose, so I assume it is a matter of compliance or of bad design resulting from an abundance of caution.
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 9:38:15 PM EDT
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 9:40:13 PM EDT
Link Posted: 12/15/2003 6:55:56 AM EDT
Paid $575 for mine from a local guy I do business with on a regular basis. I felt that was a fair price. He has to make a living as well so I don't try to beat him up too bad. Plus his daughters are both QT's
Link Posted: 12/15/2003 7:02:05 AM EDT
local chain dealer has them for $549 plus tax.
Link Posted: 12/15/2003 7:04:49 AM EDT
I got mine for $500 flat.
Link Posted: 12/15/2003 11:10:58 AM EDT
I paid 550 when they first popd up, I think sales of around 500 are possible in a year. Other than mag related failure to feed it has ran flawlessly for about 750 rounds. I have not noticed an effect from the stock design and think it looks and works fine as issued. Do you guys really need a bayonet lug on everything?
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