good price for a used ruger LCP

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  1. sourpatch45

    sourpatch45 XDTalk 5K Member

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    ok so this girl i have been seeing is the asst. manager at a gun shop and won a free ruger lcp. but she hates it and wants to buy a new gun, so i said i would be willing to buy the LCP off of her.

    she told me to make her an offer but i dont know what its worth.

    the gun has maybe 50-100 rounds through it (mostly from her letting customers try it at her range)

    it comes with
    - two mags both with the finger extension
    -all the ruger crap like the soft brown case that says ruger on it
    -50 rounds of WWB
    -25 rounds of golden saber
    -pocket holster (dont know brand)
    -and a southpaw OWB (which i dont need since im a righty)

    I have shot the gun and i like it for what it is. i just want a decent pocket gun. it is NOT a fun gun to shoot, but i wont be shooting it often.

    plus since her dad is a gunsmith and she works at a range that offers lifetime warrenty she said if i have any issues just give it to her and she will take care of it.

    they are a little over $300 after tax at the range/store i go to.

    so what would be a fair price to offer?

     
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    Depends on if you want this relationship to prosper. A Dad who is a gunsmith is a major asset and she probably gets discount on gun purchases. If you plan on sticking with this lady $300.00 with the extras and 50 to 100 rounds is very nearly NIB.
     
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    who on earth wouldnt want it to prosper? plus i didnt even mention she lets me use the range for free!
    she does get discounts on guns but their markup on firearms is low especially pistols. accessories is where she gets a decent discount

    $300 is what i was thinking with the extras i believe its fair. i wanted to see what other people who arent involved with her thought was fair
     
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    When you give her her three hundred I'd pull the ring out of the other pocket. Looks like a match made in gun heaven!!!!!!!
     
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    You can get an LCP for a little less than $300.00, but considering she lets you use the range for free, then the $10.00 diference isn't that bad...:)
     
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    neither of us are looking for a serious relationship right now. plus i have to play this right....can you imagine how many guys would want a hot girl who is into guns and works at a gun range? she was married before (i actually asked her out when she was) and after 10 years of no freedom the last thing she wants to be is tied down
     
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    i know, her shop sells them for $289.99 plus 6%sales tax but after i buy an extra mag and finger extensions and 2 holsters I would be well over that.... and that doesnt even count the ammo.
     
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    I don't see how she could say "NO", at least to the gun deal :), for $300. She probably couldn't get that much for the package from a truly disinterested party, and she will recognize you are being fair and reasonable.

    You're right - it's not a fun gun to shoot, and the sights suck bigtime, but it's a beaut of a close quarters SD pistol for arms' length situations.

    I stuck a Crimson Trace lasergrip on my wife's to aid in achieving accuracy in those situations when attaining full arm extension and a good sight picture isn't possible.
     
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    300 is right

    Gerald ung proved its not the end all of fights but when your about to die, it can readily do whats necessary to prevent that. Understand what it is. It will change the fight so you win, not win the fight for you.

    you asked her out while married "slaps you through the computer"
     
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    $300 sounds fair.
     
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    well i got it for $275, she wouldn't take $300 she said that was too much

    it is a ***** to shoot though!

    so i got all the ruger crap plus
    one extra mag
    two +1 extensions
    a pocket holster
    100 rounds of FMJ ammo
    25 Remington golden saber
    7 of the glaser safety bullets (from her drawer of extra bullets)

    i think it was a good deal since we both walked away happy
     
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    i didnt know she was married and forgot to look for a wedding ring....i know rookie mistake but it all worked out in the end

    plus asking out married girls gives them a little ego boost, ive done it on purpose before. (everyone married or not like to feel attractive and wanted)

     

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