BBC Weapons Armory Shopping Experience

Discussion in 'General Rifle Discussion' started by grassyknollman, Oct 6, 2010.

  1. grassyknollman

    grassyknollman New Member

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    Firstly, if this is not the right area to be posting this I apologize. I looked for something related to it but didnt find anything. Please do not delete this if it is in the wrong area, simply relocate it, and I apologize in advance if there is an actual place for such a subject, I simply didn't see it.

    On Oct 2nd, I went to the Eastwood Mall Expo center for one of their gun shows. I like to go and browse, sometimes I find deals, sometimes not. I recently (less than a few months ago) purchased a S&W MP15ps rifle. I decided on this trip to the show to look for some mods and accys. I stopped by a booth run by BBC Weapons Armory LLC, and started looking at what they had to offer. I asked a few questions, purchased some back up iron sights, and was contemplating a quad rail. I asked her if that would fit any AR15. She asked what rifle I had, and I told her my exact model. She replied of course it will! I made the purchase and then headed to work. I woke up this morning and decided to dress up my rifle. Upon attempted to install the quadrail, I realized that it wouldnt fit. Being a complete n00b to most of this AR stuff, I googled it, re-read the instruction sheet several times, just to make sure that I wasnt doing anything stupidly wrong. Nope, wouldnt fit. I called them up, told the woman what happened, she said, "The quadrail works on all S&W MP rifles. It works on all AR15 rifles. You're doing it wrong." Ok, so I fiddled around with it for a few more hours before calling them up and saying "I really dont think that this quadrail will work on my MP15ps, I saw on your card that you are by appointment only. I would like to make an appointment to return the quadrail since I obviously made a mistake and bought the wrong one." She immediately began berating me saying "You should really know what you're buying. Im in the middle of paperwork, I wont be able to return it. Next time, make sure you know your gun." I then informed her that I have only had the gun a couple of months, and havent really had the time to delve into it and become a true AR expert. I admited to her that I made a mistake, and would simply like to get my money back since no one makes what I am looking for. I bought a green laser from the same gun show, and it was defective. The gentleman that I purchased the laser from not only came out to my place of employment with a replacement, but also gave me several free batteries and told me where I could get more since I was having some trouble tracking them down locally. I would like everyone to consider this when purchasing from a vendor at ANY gun show, but especially this one. She was completely rude, never letting me finish a sentence before jumping in with her blathering ignorance. Honestly, I will be boycotting them the next time I see their booth at a gun show, and will inform everyone as to the horrendous customer service experience that I had.

    ***Edit*** - A quick google search brought this up as well. Seems shady to me. http://www.bta.ohio.gov/00t355.pdf
     
    Last edited: Oct 6, 2010
  2. orangello

    orangello New Member

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    Thanks for the heads-up!
     

  3. M14sRock

    M14sRock Active Member

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    Nice first post! Welcome aboard.

    What was the issue with the fit?
     
  4. grassyknollman

    grassyknollman New Member

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    thanks. ill be posting some pictures as soon as i have time
     
  5. wjkuleck

    wjkuleck Lifetime Supporting Member Lifetime Supporter

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    Doesn't sound like the Frank and Karen that I've known—through doing business with them, not personally—for many years. I hope it was just somebody having a bad day.

    As for the tax case, it was back in '97 (I suspect when BBC was first started) and was eventually dismissed on appeal.

    Regards,

    Walt
     
  6. knightofcups68

    knightofcups68 New Member

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    Try Impactguns.com

    Try Impactguns.com. They have a great selection of guns and accessories. They even have Class 3 stuff. They do ammo and all kinds of accessories.