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I have an m&p9 that I bought as my first handgun. I'm not nearly as accurate with it as I am with other guns. I can't carry it because its too heavy and bulky. And in the home defense scenario id go for the 1911 or shotgun. I feel I could take it to the gun show next week and probably get as much as I paid for out of it. Thoughts?
 

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They go for approx $550 new. You would get HALF of that for a straight up trade at your LGS. On consignment you might get $475 assuming its in excellent shape. I dont know how used gun sales work at a show (vendor fees, etc) but I think its safe to say you could sell a USED M&P 9mm in excellent condition for $450
 

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Hey ive been looking for 1, hint hint.... : ) .prices ive seen are about 500 new give or take. I dont think you'll that much yet.Handgun prices havent jump that much yet.... At least down in fl. I'd hold it longer if u wanna make money of it.
 

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Every show I've gone to has several walkers with signs on their back. They're not with a group nor do they have a table. They just walk in and say I wanna sell this and they get checked and are allowed in it looks like
 

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Wonder what sort of re-seller fee they charge at a gun show. I think all in all, gun show or not....its safe to say you can make up to $450 if its in GREAT shape and at least 2 mags w/box. Why not list it on here in the classifieds?
 

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Go inside & start conversations--Then>
Parking lot? :confused:
Legal here (so far) :eek:
That is the most irresponsible thing Ive ever heard. A parking lot gun sale?? Cmon man....thats part of the national issue. If you dont make a transaction on the books...legally....what if you just sold your pistol to a stick-up guy?

People looking to eek out a bigger profit putting greed over responsibility makes me sick.
 

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That is the most irresponsible thing Ive ever heard. A parking lot gun sale?? Cmon man....thats part of the national issue. If you dont make a transaction on the books...legally....what if you just sold your pistol to a stick-up guy?

People looking to eek out a bigger profit putting greed over responsibility makes me sick.
Then go choke on your puke ;)
 

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I should be able to walk around inside the gunshow with a sign on my back
That is the most irresponsible thing Ive ever heard. A parking lot gun sale?? Cmon man....thats part of the national issue. If you dont make a transaction on the books...legally....what if you just sold your pistol to a stick-up guy?

People looking to eek out a bigger profit putting greed over responsibility makes me sick
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So shud this ^ guy ;)
 

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"Sure I dont know you partner, but you can haz my shiny new Rock Island 1911 for....say....$1000. You look like a "good guy" so I'll give you a steal on it!"

Yeah, you are a REAL patriot there Hoss. Yee haw.
 

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"Sure I dont know you partner, but you can haz my shiny new Rock Island 1911 for....say....$1000. You look like a "good guy" so I'll give you a steal on it!"

Yeah, you are a REAL patriot there Hoss. Yee haw.
Didn't say i was one of the dummies buyin ;)
Yes- I'm a American & earned the right to say yes or no :)
 

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I thought so, figured you for a guy with morals per some of our discussions on here. Nothing wrong with making a few extra bucks but NOT at the expense of personal irresponsibility.

Let us know how you make out. Thats a hot ticket model right now so Im sure you will do ok
 

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I'm only trying to get as much as I paid. Not trying to rip anybody off.....unless they ran up without prompting and said ill give you X amount of money!!! Who am I to say no??
 

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I'm only trying to get as much as I paid. Not trying to rip anybody off.....unless they ran up without prompting and said ill give you X amount of money!!! Who am I to say no??
Always ask more than you're willing to take-
Just smart bizzness ;)
 

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Of course! I always haggle to less than I wanna pay to! That way when I cave for "only" $50 less than they originally wanted they feel they won. I'm a people pleaser
 
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