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Posted: 8/18/2001 12:11:29 AM EDT
I'm not looking for optics recommendations as I already know what I want. I'd like to know a good place on the internet that sells scopes. In particular the Shephard P1A. Impact guns has them (not in stock) on sale for $509. A pretty good price even for a back-ordered product. I'd prefer it a little faster if possible (without the full retail pop). If I don't find a better price (comparable price, faster timing) then I'll go with them, even if I do have to jump through a couple of extra hoops. Anybody else seen this puppy on sale anywhere? I don't expect many replies, but thanks for reading this anyway!
Link Posted: 8/18/2001 12:13:50 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/18/2001 12:09:23 AM EDT by AFARR]
Don't know if they carry Shepard, but try: [url]www.swfa.com[/url] or www.riflescopes.com--same place.
Link Posted: 8/18/2001 12:22:03 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/18/2001 12:17:45 AM EDT by Stealth]
Thanks AFARR. Didn't have my particular scope but that's the kind of site I'm looking for. Decent prices there. Wish they carried it!
Link Posted: 8/18/2001 12:45:22 AM EDT
Stealth, If you decide you want an IOR-Valdata, I can put you in touch with someone with very good prices on another board. AFARR PS--try out SWFA's bargain (clearance, used, demo, etc) board: [url]www.samplelist.com[/url]
Link Posted: 8/20/2001 5:01:23 AM EDT
Didn't SWFA used to have a page that had specials for AR5.com members and those of a couple of other boards? I lost the link and haven't seen it posted in a while.
Link Posted: 8/20/2001 6:20:05 AM EDT
Bear Basin will beat anything that SWFA sells and they have free shipping on any order over $250. They can be found at [url]http://www.bearbasin.com[/url]
Link Posted: 8/20/2001 6:35:50 AM EDT
SWFA's Top Secret Specials [url]http://www.riflescopes.com/specials.html[/url]
Link Posted: 8/20/2001 10:05:49 AM EDT
Link Posted: 8/20/2001 10:49:07 AM EDT
There is a gentleman who goes by the handle of AntiqueDr on the Gunbroker forums who is a dealer for Shephard scopes cpermd
Link Posted: 8/20/2001 11:22:43 AM EDT
I think we all kinda have to lean toward SWFA, they just treat you right. They run a model business and if you want that particular scope send them an email and I'm sure they will do whatever possible to help you find it at a better price than anyone else. [):)] NSF
Link Posted: 8/20/2001 11:25:53 AM EDT
I have one in stock $530 shipped.
Link Posted: 8/20/2001 11:27:38 AM EDT
Thanks for the input folks. Not seeing it listed at these places though. Think I'll make some calls, and see if they have them and just not listed on the net. Thanks again!
Link Posted: 8/20/2001 11:32:47 AM EDT
What am I - chopped liver?
Link Posted: 8/20/2001 11:46:56 AM EDT
Looks like I picked the wrong week to quit sniffing glue.
Link Posted: 8/20/2001 11:58:15 AM EDT
Originally Posted By 1GUNRUNNER: I have one in stock $530 shipped.
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Oops, Looks like I you posted while I was working on a reply. Or I'm going blind. I'll send mail!
Link Posted: 8/22/2001 6:57:23 PM EDT
Thanks Stealth! He came up to the shop and picked one up.
Link Posted: 8/23/2001 9:31:28 AM EDT
Thank YOU 1GUNRUNNER! I've already got it mounted and this weekend I'll be shooting. Woo Hoo! Guess I'll find out how well the rangefinding reticle actually works. Great shop you've got there! My kind of place. I'll be doing more business as I get more money. Think I'll pick up those rings next month and maybe order a jewell trigger for a Rem 700. Anyway, just wanted to say I appreciated doing business with ya!
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