How to.....Buy A Gun Online. Your favorite online dealers?

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Re: How to.....Buy A Gun Online. Your favorite online dealers?

#26 Post by max129 » Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:29 am

Well, I would not recommend buying a firearm from a mattress factory (reference to a spam posting currently above this post).

I have bought online from Bud's and MidWayUSA. Of the two, I slightly prefer MidWay, but Bud's is pretty good.

I also like to ask my LGS if they can order in a gun for me at a price that is on par with the online prices plus transfer fees, etc. In Las Vegas, Ventura Supply does a very good job of combining online and LGS.

https://www.venturasupply.com

I do not really mind price variations in the $20 or so range. But I hate to pay huge markups.
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#27 Post by SubRosa » Tue Aug 20, 2019 3:01 pm

SPAM!

GOTCHA!

Only took 11 days...

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#28 Post by max129 » Tue Aug 20, 2019 3:02 pm

I am guessing it is the "favorite online dealers" part of the OP that is drawing mattress spam here????
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#29 Post by senorgrand » Tue Aug 20, 2019 3:31 pm

Brings new meaning to the phrase "going to the matresses"...
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#30 Post by bajajoaquin » Thu Sep 19, 2019 12:26 pm

I just made my first online firearm purchase: a C&R pistol from Gunbroker. I'll let you know how it goes.

In the past, before the new California ammo laws, I'd bought ammo from SG Ammo and been very pleased.

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Re: How to.....Buy A Gun Online. Your favorite online dealers?

#31 Post by curtism1234 » Tue Sep 24, 2019 3:20 pm

I have bought from Buds and Gunbroker before. All things being equal, I'd rather buy from Buds if the price was the same or very close just because I'd rather deal with a larger company than a mom and pop should there be a problem.

I had a good experience ordering from Academy and picking it up in the store. That doesn't help if there is not one in the area though.

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#32 Post by K9s » Tue Sep 24, 2019 3:32 pm

I have bought almost no firearms I have from a LGS. Almost all online. Lots of different sellers.

Before I was burglarized, those were all bought in stores because online wasn't really a thing and that old AWB was around.
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