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Four seasons guns

Discussion in 'Gun Shops and Reviews' started by john m, Jun 12, 2019.

  1. john m

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    I took the ride to Four seasons this morning.
    Always a pleasure.
    I picked up the FN 509 Fde 9mm.
    Great pistol and Great price and service.
    I seen Karl pushing a dolly full of ammo.
    I must have been Hallucinating.
    Lol.
    Again Great store with Great staff and Owner.
    Thanks again for the great service.
     

  2. mac1911

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    I dont think i have been to 4S and not seen carl working.
    Been a long time since I been up there. The traffic has become so bad that it keeps me from going. Used to get there and back in about 1:30m now if im lucky i can get there under 1hr but the ride home always tough.
     
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    Smart guy that knows email marketing. No other LGS in eastern MA does the same.
     
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    Email marketing is easier to do when you can offer good deals like $8/box for brass cased 9x19.
     
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    Hello dolly!
     
  6. rudiewhitebwoy

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    I bought 3 guns there. Their ammo prices and selection could never touch what Four seasons has,( but I am not here to bash Patriot Arms. )
    They are a good small shop to check out.
     
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    one thing i'll say about carl, i've yet to meet a gun shop owner like him. i don't know him personally, know nothing about his background, but i'd bet he has a degree in business under his belt. a far cry from a lot of the other owners i've dealt with. the man is just plain professional and has it figured out.
     
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    I don't think Carl even likes guns, which is part of why he's so successful.
    Many shop owners I know cherry pick all the nice guns for their own collections whenever they get a decent sized estate coming into their shop.
     
  10. deputychretired

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    Lol, Did Karl write this post? I usually see the firefighter humping the ammo!



    You sound like a certain former disgruntled employee of 4S
     
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  11. rudiewhitebwoy

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    Wow, I'm not sure how to take that. I'm pretty sure I know of to whom you are referring. That's my own observation. I like Carl, and he runs his business very well.
     
  12. deputychretired

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    Lol, Take it however you want. I don't think you are who I thought you were. I only know Karl by some limited interactions. I've been in there a lot lately and I hardly ever see him. I see my brother fire fighters working in there a lot. He has a few on staff.
     
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    I’ve purchased a couple of guns, some accessories and ammo from FS and have always had a good experience. The only exceptions are the few times I went in Saturday morning, but that’s my fault!

    Jokes apart - they’re always willing to take the time to answer any question you have, and they don’t BS you either. I had a question on something (can’t remember what) and the guy behind the counter flat out said he’d never thought of or experienced what I was describing, but that he’d get back to me. 2-3 hours later, we spent 15 minutes on the phone explaining why whatever it was I was doing wasn’t working.

    Might there be a perceived premium? Sure. But in my experience, I’m totally fine with it.
     
  14. Paul455

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    It has its quirks, but a good shop to have.

    I am thankful for Four Seasons.

    The two handguns I bought there were good experiences.
     
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    I have no issues going There besides when there’s more than six people in the shop I can’t really see what’s in the gun case
     
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    well theres working and then the boss getting someone else to do the work
     
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    The last time I was there I was looking for some 5.56. Carl was wheeling out a few cartons of it and let me know what he was putting out was cheaper than what I was looking at.

    Other than it being crazy busy and small I`ve never had a bad experience there.
     
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    Isn't that what Carl is paying them for?? I mean he is the owner after all. Or should they be above humping ammo for some reason?
     
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    You have to go early weekday or else you can't move in there. It's always a pain trying to look at the guns in the cases. Pretty long waits just to check out non gun purchases. But always friendly service.
     
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    One of the best things is that they update their used guns page religiously unlike every other gun shop.
     
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    B&K in Natick is good about upcoming theirs as well. It boggles my mind how few stores in MA have moved out of a 1970s retailer mentality. Then again most customers in this state are Fudds with a 1970s gun owner mentality.
     
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    I've picked up a few firearms and holsters at FS over the years. my office is near by so I tend to be able to go just as they open. Never had a bad experience there.
     
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    Shooting Supply in Westport also does a great job. True that a lot of gun stores fail miserably at marketing.
     
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    my strategy also but i have the luxury of living a mile away. if i need to go, wed was my day. i'm there when they put the key in the lock. in/out/home!

    well, as good as the reputation of four seasons is, my opinion is not clouded by it. i've had more than a few occasions over the years where my encounter with some sales staff has been a lot to be desired. but...i think carl is savvy enough to identify problems quickly, solve them or eliminate them completely.
     

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