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The prices you guys are charging for guns/ammo is absolute extortion

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Local shop near me routinely gets pre ban Mac 90's and Colt AR's. They usually go for $1,100, maybe $1,500 if it's a LNIB Colt.

It's the midrange stuff that's hard to find. Super crappy cheap guns and premium guns are fairly easy. Ammo iss around but it's pricey as it is everywhere. 1krd case of Federal 9mm is $740. Primers are tough to get but available. Powder and everything else is readily available.
 

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Hint to all

BONESTOCK = shameless flipper ........LOL
It honestly feels like that sometimes but I swear everytime I buy off here it seems a new post with something I want more comes up the next day. Maybe the problem is I just want them all.
 
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Amateurs', gotta do it big swinging dick operator style not slip and slide in the front yard style. [laugh]
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Lolllll.... thats the one I was looking for!
 

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In other news,
Gas is 2.85 up from 2.25
2x4's are 8.50 up from 3.50
4x8 plywood CDX is 65.00 a sheet vs 35.00
Food prices are up 15% to 25%
Home prices are ridiculous

Common denominators covid scares and forced shutdowns, crappy goverment management and incentives to not work, bad policy and a beast that loves higher prices because along with them are more and higher taxes of the likes you cannot begin to fathom.
 

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Are you talking 3+ diameter ball style shells launched from a tube?
No. That's my lifetime in Connecticut improperly listing consumer fireworks as commercial grade.

I'm talking about fireworks launched on my street that go up several hundred feet and go both BANG and create streamers of light. The kind of display that I only see in CT produced by licensed pyrotechnicians.

 
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No. That's my lifetime in Connecticut improperly listing consumer fireworks as commercial grade.

I'm talking about fireworks launched on my street that go up several hundred feet and go both BANG and create streamers of light. The kind of display that I only see in CT produced by licensed pyrotechnicians.

I was thinking of the commercial shells, not extra large consumer style self contained:


Were you talking about actual commercial 1.3g fireworks or were the "commercial" ones still in the consumer 1.4g regulatory framework?
 
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What's wrong is its kinda socialist bs. Lazy Rubes are always going to get taken. The older i get the less i care. The sooner the dumbasses wallets are empty in market the better it is for the rest of us. I want lazy people to get punished.

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Also who gets to define what level of profit is ok and what is "greedy" ? thats a dangerous road of socialism. It's also kind of funny because in a few weeks a statistically significant number of the price whining bitches on NES (I'm not talking about you, btw, because you're not a whiner!) will be up to NH to buy fireworks at 200%+ markup or worse, but somehow nobody has a problem dropping 500-1000 bucks for 100 bucks worth of Chinese crap they will literally set on fire... but when some flipper or odd dealer does 100% on a gun everyone loses their collective minds... [rofl]

I don't even like flipper culture, it's generally dumb. I think it's faggotry driven by those stupid house flipper shows. But 99% of the people taken by those guys are rubes. When they get sick of getting boned they'll invest time to learn stuff and plan their buys instead of armflapping.

Bear in mind 80% of these people are buying guns they'll never shoot again. If your concern is good newbs are being driven away, reach out to them privately and give them some tutelage. I find most enthusiastic new owners (as opposed to the irrational armflappers) are eager to learn and appreciative of help. I took one of my IT customers shooting this past week and hooked him up on a good deal on a Sig. With very little time invested, he knows what the deal is.

LOL, props for the Conan flick- "...and to hear the lamentation of the women."

OK, I'll agree that they're probably lazy. Put in some time doing the research, make connections, be at least minimally patient, and you'll do OK even during this shit show. Maybe the current situation even helps to filter out the wrong kind of newbs. For sure I'm going to enjoy watching all the greedy flipper phags bump-price-drop, repeat; once things settle down.

I don't subscribe to the 'dangerous road to socialism' concept here. LOL we're not that important. Also I think that yes, greedy can come in shades but let's be honest- some WTS's stand out as ridiculous. Contrast a WASR AK at $1400 vs. a SKS at $1400. One includes lazy/stupid tax while the other is simply ridiculous.
 

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... This is the kind of pricing I am used to these days down south.
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Blue Thunder Reduced Ricochet Hollow Point?
Does NES have a Red State Problems thread?

Coming from Connecticut where it's legal to buy sparklers and just about nothing else
No snakes? [shocked]

... in Argentina... they have these tiny stores, they are like mini convenience stores with a window facing out, its like an ATM, but a person works there. You walk up to the window, point at what you want and they sell it. ... they ... sold fireworks and no one cared we were kids. It was awssome.
Meh, weak.

Ever wonder how the San Fernando Valley became the center of the porn universe?
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And there are some here who giggle at me practicing with my Daisy
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That's my lifetime in Connecticut improperly listing consumer fireworks as commercial grade.
Holding out for investment grade.
 

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Lol.... Rolls are out boomer. Its all about the slide now.

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LOL! I'm dying to see a video of an operator trying that on asphalt.
meh. She's one of my wife's best friends.
And every hetero guy just thought.... threesome.
Home prices are ridiculous
True, but with interest rates so low, the mortgage on a $600k home is about $1500 per month with a 30 year fixed. You can't find a two bedroom apartment for under $2k. Throw the extra $500 a month at the mortgage and pay it off in about 10 years.
 
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Some members here are just about to trade wife/gf for a few preban mags. Y' all need to know my pre ban shit is better than your used partners.
 

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LOL, props for the Conan flick- "...and to hear the lamentation of the women."

OK, I'll agree that they're probably lazy. Put in some time doing the research, make connections, be at least minimally patient, and you'll do OK even during this shit show. Maybe the current situation even helps to filter out the wrong kind of newbs. For sure I'm going to enjoy watching all the greedy flipper phags bump-price-drop, repeat; once things settle down.

I think many of them are already doing that. I've noticed a lot of stuff rotting around here recently because it's not priced appropriately for the market. Even this insane market. A lot of this is because there are less retards at the trough now.

I don't subscribe to the 'dangerous road to socialism' concept here. LOL we're not that important. Also I think that yes, greedy can come in shades but let's be honest- some WTS's stand out as ridiculous. Contrast a WASR AK at $1400 vs. a SKS at $1400. One includes lazy/stupid tax while the other is simply ridiculous.

The idea that someone asking for a stupid price for something is "greedy" is kinda retarded. It makes us look like commies. I'd rather the free market be supported even if some of the sellers are irrational. It's no different than the awful gas station in town with the shit price. I don't ascribe malice to the guys actions. Even the amateur hour flippers just want to make a few bucks.

Imho "greed" is taking too many free mints at the restaurant so nobody else can have them. Putting a retarded price on something isn't malicious. I have a Glock on my side i wouldn't sell for less than $3000. It's definitely not worth that "objectively". I don't consider myself greedy for not wanting to sell it for less than that. There's no malice there. No different than the flippers. The only functional difference is i don't have an ad for my gun.

I agree with you that the flippers are going to be sitting around awhile, hedging. Market of rubes is soft, lol. Whatever, not my money tied up with them, lol.
 
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Weston Shooters Club listed primers for what they felt their opportunity cost was. When they said "not worth selling at $100" they did not mean "$150 profit is not enough" but rather "At $100 we feel it is more advantageous to keep in our inventory to support making ammo for our members than depleting our stock as we do not know when we will be able to place a new order, or how long it will take". Unfortunately, they did not make that point clear and people actually thought they were trying to make a killing on the 1M primers, initiating much NES invective replete with unflattering innuendo.

It's like my Serbu 50BMG (50A, not the model that blew up). There is a price at which I would part with it, but I am not listing it because I would look like some sort of deluded arbitrageur. Ditto for what it would take to buy my house now.
 
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