Firearm & Gun Forum - FireArmsTalk.com > Gear & Accessories > Firearm Accessories & Gear > Egregious Price Gouging Thread

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-23-2012, 07:03 PM   #11
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
kytowboater's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 6,989
Liked 2371 Times on 1481 Posts
Likes Given: 51

Default

CDNN website

image-4228125583.jpg  
__________________

Oh dern....


Revelation 19:11

And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse; and he that sat upon him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he doth judge and make war.

kytowboater is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-23-2012, 07:06 PM   #12
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
kytowboater's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 6,989
Liked 2371 Times on 1481 Posts
Likes Given: 51

Default

Look at the price for the mags on Scar 17

image-4188065097.jpg  
__________________

Oh dern....


Revelation 19:11

And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse; and he that sat upon him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he doth judge and make war.

kytowboater is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-23-2012, 07:33 PM   #13
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: West, by God, Funroe,Louisiana
Posts: 18,707
Liked 9199 Times on 5056 Posts
Likes Given: 74

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Overkill0084 View Post

I support capitalism. They have every right to ask what ever they think they can soak the suckers for.
That said, I have every right to point out the douchiness of some of it.
Freaking hell yeah. That is the way it's SUPPOSED to work. Market demand. The demand is through the roof, so are the prices. If the prices get too high, people stop buying. People stop buying, demand drops. Demand drops, so do prices. Prices drop, people buy. People buy, demands increases.... On... And on.... And on.... And on...

These are basic economic principles that were taught to me in the FIFTH GRADE. Also why you don't see be Bitch too awful much about prices of most anything (that and I don't own an AR...)

If free capitalism is a concept that even a Mississippi educated 12 year old can understand, WTF can't grown assed men and women? So many of whom have college degrees these days?
__________________
trip286 is offline  
2
People Like This 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-23-2012, 08:40 PM   #14
JTJ
FTF_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
JTJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Lake Havasu,Arizona
Posts: 5,792
Liked 1731 Times on 943 Posts
Likes Given: 545

Default

I just saved the image from an email I got today.

special.6.jpg  
__________________

Patron Member NRA
"I would not be an old man if I had not been an armed young man." JTJ
"Political correctness is a doctrine, fostered by a delusional, illogical minority, and promoted by mainstream media, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a piece of feces by the clean end."

JTJ is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-24-2012, 01:05 AM   #15
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
GREGULON's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 250
Liked 11 Times on 10 Posts

Default

Is this price nightmare just that a nightmare that I can hope to wake up from after Christmas or is this going to continue?

__________________
GREGULON is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-24-2012, 01:24 AM   #16
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
heymatthew's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: South Carolina
Posts: 189
Liked 41 Times on 32 Posts
Likes Given: 62

Default

I recently (as of about 5 days ago) finished building my first AR-15. I went to my LGS to get the castle nut tightened down because I didn't have the wrench to do it. A guy in there spotted my shiny new AR and when I was leaving he was out by his truck. The following conversation took place:

Him: Noticed your AR in there. Good lookin' rifle man. How does it shoot?
Me: Thanks man. Not sure yet. I haven't even shot it. I just finished putting it together a couple of days ago.
Him: Interested in selling it?
Me: Nah. I think I'm gonna hang onto it.
Him: How much you got in it?
Me: About $700 or so as-is.
Him: I'll give you $1000 cash for it right here and now.
Me: Thanks man, but no thanks.
Him: These guys know where to find me if you change your mind. The offer stands or come back at me with an offer of what you'd accept. I'm sure we can work it out.

People are desperate I guess...

__________________
Three old hunters were walking through the woods one day. The first looks over at the others and says, "Windy isn't it?" The second says, "I was sure it was Thursday." The third says, "Me too! The heck with hunting, let's go get a beer!"
heymatthew is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-24-2012, 02:54 AM   #17
Moderator
FTF_MODERATOR.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
c3shooter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Third bunker on the right,Central Virginia
Posts: 16,357
Liked 8408 Times on 3643 Posts
Likes Given: 1299

Default

See? Now THAT is economic stimulus for ya!!!

__________________

<--- Your Moderators at our weekly Troll Hunt

c3shooter is offline  
2
People Like This 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-24-2012, 01:05 PM   #18
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
HOSSFLY's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Lufkin,Tx
Posts: 6,932
Liked 2175 Times on 1468 Posts
Likes Given: 1191

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by heymatthew View Post
I recently (as of about 5 days ago) finished building my first AR-15. I went to my LGS to get the castle nut tightened down because I didn't have the wrench to do it. A guy in there spotted my shiny new AR and when I was leaving he was out by his truck. The following conversation took place:

Him: Noticed your AR in there. Good lookin' rifle man. How does it shoot?
Me: Thanks man. Not sure yet. I haven't even shot it. I just finished putting it together a couple of days ago.
Him: Interested in selling it?
Me: Nah. I think I'm gonna hang onto it.
Him: How much you got in it?
Me: About $700 or so as-is.
Him: I'll give you $1000 cash for it right here and now.
Me: Thanks man, but no thanks.
Him: These guys know where to find me if you change your mind. The offer stands or come back at me with an offer of what you'd accept. I'm sure we can work it out.

People are desperate I guess...
He was tryin to screw you
__________________

Texan By Birth & Choice
USMC/VIET NAM VET

HOSSFLY is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-24-2012, 03:15 PM   #19
Moderator
FTF_MODERATOR.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
JonM's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Rochester WI,Rochester WI
Posts: 17,176
Liked 5302 Times on 2768 Posts
Likes Given: 334

Default

wife wants to go to a gunshow after new years. i think im going to take my scar17 put the acog on it and see what kind of idiocy ensues. im a tease

__________________

"Gun control: The theory that a woman found dead in an alley, raped and strangled with her panty hose, is somehow morally superior to a woman explaining to police how her attacker got that fatal bullet wound." — L. Neil Smith

The problem with being stupid is you cannot simply decide to stop doing dumb things...

JonM is online now  
2
People Like This 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-24-2012, 03:20 PM   #20
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
kytowboater's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 6,989
Liked 2371 Times on 1481 Posts
Likes Given: 51

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by JonM
wife wants to go to a gunshow after new years. i think im going to take my scar17 put the acog on it and see what kind of idiocy ensues. im a tease
Millions I see yes....
__________________

Oh dern....


Revelation 19:11

And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse; and he that sat upon him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he doth judge and make war.

kytowboater is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Firearms Forum Replies Last Post
Price gouging Mosin Politics, Religion and Controversy 19 11-06-2012 11:56 PM
M&p price TMLAROCK M&P Forum 2 11-01-2012 01:26 PM
what price jjfuller1 AR-15 Discussion 8 10-04-2012 04:22 PM
SKS Price easterner123 AK & SKS Discussion 9 02-16-2011 01:32 AM
Best 22 for the price. DKA .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 13 09-21-2008 05:53 PM



Newest Threads