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Author Topic: Selling to a gun store: price comparison  (Read 788 times)

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Re: Selling to a gun store: price comparison
« Reply #33 on: February 08, 2019, 09:32:52 PM »
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ONLY long guns. If you are not a FFL, DO NOT ship a handgun USPS!

Yes, forgot to add that, just not pistols.
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Re: Selling to a gun store: price comparison
« Reply #34 on: February 08, 2019, 09:48:21 PM »
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Little confused by this - my understanding is if you sell on GB, you get the buyer (or their FFL) to send you the FFL's license, then you ship (FedEx or UPS overnight for handguns) directly to their FFL.  So shipping cost is on you, but transfer fees are on them.  The only advantage of using an FFL to mail it I can see is an FFL can send pistols to another FFL via USPS - but around here most FFLs charge $40-50 per xfer, so any savings would be lost.

I meant that the transfer fee plus shipping eats into your profits more than a face-to-face transaction would, which is potentially free, but is still better than selling to a dealer.
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Re: Selling to a gun store: price comparison
« Reply #35 on: February 08, 2019, 09:52:10 PM »
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I meant that the transfer fee plus shipping eats into your profits more than a face-to-face transaction would, which is potentially free, but is still better than selling to a dealer.

Yup, also selling privately like on here, the forum, usually will net you good $$. I have never sold anything used at more than a 20% off new price and also never low ball a seller as it's just courtesy.
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Re: Selling to a gun store: price comparison
« Reply #36 on: February 08, 2019, 10:50:51 PM »
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Also, not sure what your idea of 'active' is, but if moving over $3MIL in under 4 years is low for a forum that only facilitates the legal transfer of firearms and equipment between members, then you're on your own.  :dunno:

You're right - last time I looked I was on my tablet and it only showed a few posts from like November, I don't know if I wasn't logged in or what... but I just checked again and see a whole lot more there.  Thanks.