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Posted: 2/25/2002 11:24:43 AM EDT
I'm looking for info on the M60 beltfed. I've wanted to get one for quite awhile. Any info in it and the going price for one would be appreciated. CAPITALIST
Link Posted: 2/25/2002 1:21:07 PM EDT
Decent guns if you don't plan on hammering on them too hard. Price on them start at about $15k for a transferable RIA std config. Move on up to a SACO or Maremont and/or get the E upgrades and you can spend well over $20k easily. I know of one NIB Maremont that just went for nearly $30k. The biggest problem with M60's is the cost of the parts; a spare parts kit (std config) will run you about $2k - an E3 will be in the $3000-3500 range. They're fun, but the guns are expensive, the parts are expensive, they can be finnicky, and they're not built to take the amount of use (abuse?) a Browning can take. Personally, I've almost bought a 60 on several occasions, but I keep coming back to the fact that they start at about twice the price of a 1919, parts are about 10 times the cost of 1919 parts, and M60's can take nowhere near the amount of beating a 1919 can. There's no caliber convertability like with a 1919 either. OTOH, M60's have the 'cool factor' over the 1919, so if you've got a lot of money to blow on looking cool you might as well get an M60. I'll stick to the 1919's though.
Link Posted: 2/26/2002 6:50:06 PM EDT
If the price don't scare you,I say dehorn that pig and go for it!
Link Posted: 2/26/2002 6:55:34 PM EDT
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