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Old 10-03-2012, 01:14 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by slog View Post
I noticed a lot of site inventories are out of stock on almost all auto bcg's. Are people just buying them up like crazy or something? Or do they not make that many to begin with?
I think there is a few things going on;

1: prices for AR components are dropping even from what they were a year ago so more people are buying the parts and building their own.

2: there is some concern with the upcoming election that there will be bans on certain weapons or some curtailment possessing some weapons so the is a rush to buy parts in case something like that happens.

3: manufacturers sometimes only allot a certain amount of product to be manufactured and when that stock is depleted, there is a wait until production starts up again. Doing this, it keeps the market price secure for their product each time it comes back on the market.
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Old 10-03-2012, 03:54 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by okdonk View Post
For everyones information. BCM BCGs are back in stock!
Came here to say this LOL

Picked one up myself.
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A few of the larger companies do not sell F/A carriers unless you show paperwork of a registered NFA full auto as a matter of policy, DPMS, Colt and Bushmaster being among them. Also, if you will notice, some of them don't have the cut for the auto sear in the upper reciever.
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