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jaywmu 04-07-2010 02:43 PM

unfired?
 
thinking of selling or trading my nylon 66, i believe its unfired and want to sell it as unfired nib, as i will get much more for it. but how do i know for sure its unfired? can i just swab around with a q-tip and look for powder? thanks

robocop10mm 04-07-2010 03:44 PM

No such animal as unfired except maybe certain commemoratives. Every firearm is test fired 2-3 times with proof loads prior to leaving the factory.

"Unfired" is more an agreed upon condition between seller and buyer. There is a bit of faith and trust involved as well as close examination.

Missileman 04-07-2010 04:17 PM

Wow, I'd love to have an original Nylon 66--you should do well as these have gone up in price over the past few years. The ones I've seen at gunshows lately in decent shape have been at $500+ (Not new in box). Good luck--hope you get out of it what you'd like.

Txhillbilly 04-10-2010 12:07 AM

If you are unsure as to whether it has been fired or not,it would be best if it was sold Like New In Box,and state that you are unaware of it ever being fired. It has already been sold at one point,therefore it isn't a New rifle.

Also if you sell it as unfired,and it has been fired,then you open yourself up to being sued by whomever buys it. Be smart and cover yourself,there are collectors that will expect to receive an unfired weapon,and they will examine it very closely when they get it.

big shrek 04-16-2010 12:00 AM

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Originally Posted by Txhillbilly (Post 267482)
If you are unsure as to whether it has been fired or not,it would be best if it was sold Like New In Box,and state that you are unaware of it ever being fired. It has already been sold at one point,therefore it isn't a New rifle.

Also if you sell it as unfired,and it has been fired,then you open yourself up to being sued by whomever buys it. Be smart and cover yourself,there are collectors that will expect to receive an unfired weapon,and they will examine it very closely when they get it.

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