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Posted: 1/10/2006 10:39:16 AM EDT
My opinion is "Who Gives a crap!" When you think about it..... what's the significance other then one rifle followed the other rifle next to it off of the assembly line? Big commemorative event?

The only thing special about this to me is that the sellers always ssem to think that they can sucker you out of an extra couple of hundred bucks more per rifle on the EE!...and I find that in itself obnoxious.

Can anybody out there comment if this is really something special in collecting, and amounts to something more then a figment of the sellers imagination?
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 10:40:49 AM EDT
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 10:46:23 AM EDT
Years ago I tried to get a couple of receivers with consecutive numbers, I ended up with two units that were 4 numbers apart. Now all these years later, I don't remember why I cared.
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 10:50:15 AM EDT
No special value. It only matters IF YOU THINK IT DOES.........
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 10:50:16 AM EDT
I bought 4 lowers with consecutive serial numbers. 3 where given to family members It's kind of neat knowing who has the next number in seaquence.

Thats about it.
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 10:55:03 AM EDT
Many people here are obsessed with reading lower receivers for some reason.

They even paint the letters fruity colors. hacko.gif
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 1:06:39 PM EDT
Yea....and I suppose a real sex maniac wants a SN with 69 in it too.
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 1:13:23 PM EDT
just cool factor to one's self.

the only value it if brings is how much the next guy is willing to pay for them.
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 1:14:06 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Bowhntr6pt:
No special value. It only matters IF YOU THINK IT DOES.........



+1
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 1:43:23 PM EDT
If it's a Colt Thompson, consecutive s/n might be worth something.

When I see a Mac 11 pair advertised that way, I chuckle.
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 1:48:44 PM EDT

Originally Posted By VaniB:
My opinion is "Who Gives a crap!"




+1
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 2:38:49 PM EDT
I think its very cool tohave consecutive #'s.... a couple of month ago we got in ~30 bushmaster lowers and had ONE set of consec. Ordered 20 RRA's with no consect..... just seems weird and hard to get.

Its worth a little extra for the uniqueness if nothing else.
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 2:44:13 PM EDT
It would only matter to me if they were #'s 000001 and 000002.

Link Posted: 1/10/2006 2:47:55 PM EDT
Cool for the person who owns,and worthless to the person who buys.
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 2:54:50 PM EDT
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 3:02:58 PM EDT
Any weapon that is made in the thousands, consecutive numbers mean nothing !
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 3:07:14 PM EDT
You can't predict the collector's mind. Look at guys who save the boxes for Colt rifles and better yet, the guys who buy empty Colt rifle boxes - as an AR related example.
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 3:29:34 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/10/2006 3:30:06 PM EDT by Stickman]

Originally Posted By Wolfpack:
I have 18 lowers with consecutive SN.




I hope you didn't pay extra for that.....
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 3:31:25 PM EDT
if you get em for the same low price, then its a bonus

no other value than that though
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