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brokengunguy 09-06-2012 02:30 AM

finding broken guns
 
I am a hobby Gunsmith I have been looking for broken guns in the
Paulding county area of GA.
I have had no luck with Craigslist, pawnshops,Gunsmith shops.
Im open to any ideas.

robertb6112 09-06-2012 02:34 AM

I think Jg sales has gun smith specials. Guns that need some work.

brokengunguy 09-06-2012 02:41 AM

Yeah I checked that out and the only thing I saw what's 5k and that's not the kind of broken guns I'm looking into.
I need to find something that I can post an ad without it being flaged because people are scarred of the word gun or firearm.

superc 09-06-2012 03:21 AM

Hi. It is a great hobby. It is one of mine too. Nothing like buying an old antique missing a part or two, then restoring it to full function. Get a C&R license. Very little downside other than the record keeping and if you aren't in NY, NJ or someplace like that it lets you cross a state border while shopping for 50+ year old acquisitions. Print up some business cards, your name, broken guns wanted, and your phone # and email address.


gunbroker.com
pawn shops, keep trying, give them your card and tell them you are looking for busted guns.
local gun stores and smiths, ibid.
gun shows. Spread around your cards and keep a few copies of your FFL in your pocket when you go with some cash.

You should start finding them fairly quickly.

Bottom of the barrel, check out Numrich, Sarco and Century Arms, sometimes they have stuff no one else wants.

canebrake 09-06-2012 03:23 AM

I got none to sell. Keep lookin'.

brokengunguy 09-06-2012 03:35 AM

C&R is collecte

brokengunguy 09-06-2012 03:37 AM

I'm sorry collect and restore correct? How much would I run on that license?

canebrake 09-06-2012 03:40 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by brokengunguy (Post 930079)
I'm sorry collect and restore correct? How much would I run on that license?

It's Curios or Relics and, it's 30$

You'll save that on your first order at MidwayUSA or Brownells.

http://www.atf.gov/forms/download/atf-f-5310-16-notice.html

BRAD313 09-06-2012 03:44 AM

I go to pawn shops and look at the guns then go back like 7 months latter and point out things I need to do to them and work out a good price for them but make sure u know what u getting

chuckusaret 09-06-2012 04:06 AM

Century Arms in Delray Beach Florida sells guns in need of repair.


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