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Old 01-07-2013, 08:12 PM   #31
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hasnt anyone here been paying attention?

The already announced they will be caught up with their exisiting orders and will start selling firearms again on Jan 8th.

As for the complaints about shipping, its actually quite competitive IF YOU PAY attention and odnt mix your warehouses. I usually try to order only from one of the per order (which is not that hard) and save say the Ammo+ target (warehouse A for the next order).

They are a GUN STORE!.... to call them anti 2A is absurd.

I am not saying they are angels in every way but the rhetoric in this thread is getting waaaay over the top and frankly a bit childish......
A $100 dollar mag is absurd,that alone will bar them from my business. That's the highest price for a standard mag I've seen in this whole mess,even the gun show mags were half that price.

There's a difference between selling for market value and ripping people off,their just as bad about taking advantage of a horrible tragedy as the anti-2a guys were.

Idk what you like so much about these guys...

They may have served us well during times where our hobby wasn't under fire,but they have shown their true colors during this crisis.

Profit above ALL for them.
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I have bought a LOT of merchandise from them over the time and they alsways got me what I asked for, well packaged.
And one time when by mistake I orderd too many of somhting ()broweser refresh added digits in the "cart") they let me send it back for full refund no questions asked.

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I admit, it leaves a bad taste in your mouth when you see them jacking up the prices, but it's supply and demand. If they didn't jack up their prices, some investment turd would come in, buy ALL of them up at $20 a mag, then HE would turn around and sell them at a higher price, and because of the huge demand and panic buying, the investor douche WILL get the prices he wants.

so who would you prefer to get the money, the mail order website who's provided us with gun gear for years, or the investor douche who won't sell another gun part after he makes a profit on the AR15 mags?

I admit, it's VERY tempting to try and turn a profit myself through this panic...why not? if I know where a supply of magazines are, why shouldn't I put forth the leg work to make those magazines available to the guy who's not motivated enough to go find them, and just wants to send a paypal payment, even if its double the normal price? but, I've not done that yet, although I'm sure there are some who have.


As for their "we no longer sell guns" policy...as was just mentioned, are you guys even paying attention? they said that because of their promise to ship firearms within 24 hours of orders being placed, and the recent rush of everyone buying guns, that they are now taking up to 72 hours to ship orders. And as such, they were TEMPORARILY suspending sales to get caught up, and were reviewing their policy on shipping within 24 hours.


Anyway, I'm just not sure I understand the rush to demonize a company for wanting to deliver a high standard of customer service, or for the laws of supply and demand.

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My perspective is this:

In normal circumstances, that is, no buying panic like now, I will buy locally when their prices are close.

CTD is WAY cheaper on some things. And I can browse at home.
I have bought a few MOLLE gear items from them, they are charging $29 for something my local gun club is charging $100 for.

I have bought guns from local stores as well as CTD. I actually haven't had to use their customer service, but shipment is very fast. Always.

There are other online vendors that I'm STILL waiting on a refund from .


So... I will buy from CTD ... but they're not my first choice. Local stores are now.

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I fully understand capitolism , but I think that gouging is shameful, example above of " douche bag" buying up all the mags then turning around and selling them for an exorbitant amount is bad, but for them to do exactly the same thing makes them the douches to me,, market value, sure, lil bit over for demand, fine,,, supply is low,, crank it up some more, ok,, but to skyrocket prices on your customer base is a good way to get a bad name,, and gun hobbyist have really keen memories. And also understand capitolism,,, with their dollars. and getting burned is a good way to not want to spend another one with them.
So keep cranking ctd,, you may, after all need this extra revenue to retire after the dust settles and no one is there anymore...........
BTW to me its almost no difference in this and hurricane price gouging, ,which in most states is Illegal.

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Ps, my areas craigslist is teeming with bottom feeders too, selling items so overpriced you wouldn't believe.

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