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Hell I bought my DPMS AP4 two months back for $1050, and just sold it for $2000, I just couldn't say not to that kinda easy money.
 

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I wouldn't knock on the man for gouging if thats what people are willing to pay right now in a panic.
 

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Huh.

Bought my Maadi last month--AFTER the election--for $500.

Perhaps I should flip the sucker...I dunno...call it a bargain at $1750?;)
 

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I wouldn't knock on the man for gouging if thats what people are willing to pay right now in a panic.
There is a very big difference in 'letting the market decide' and "price gouging".

If this rifle had started at $500, and the market had run it up to $2000, that's the market speaking.

Starting out at $2000 is outright a** reaming.
 

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The man just has a price he's willing to let something go on, you know you do have the option NOT to buy it right?
 

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The man just has a price he's willing to let something go on, you know you do have the option NOT to buy it right?
Bingo. We're capitalists here, not communists or socialists, eh Tovarisch?

To me, the people whinng about gouging are the folks that have waited until the last minute to buy, and think that they should cost the same as they did prior to the panic.

If someone offered me 5x what I paid for any of my black rifles, they'd go in a second.
 

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I could have bought a wasr-10 for 450 last week. I guess I should have and then resold it on GB. Oh well.
 

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Bingo. We're capitalists here, not communists or socialists, eh Tovarisch?

To me, the people whinng about gouging are the folks that have waited until the last minute to buy, and think that they should cost the same as they did prior to the panic.
Well, I'm not in the market for anything at this time, so I guess I'm 'whining' to a different tune. . .
If someone offered me 5x what I paid for any of my black rifles, they'd go in a second.
Isn't that what I just said in my previous post?

If someone offers to buy a rifle listed for $500 for $2000, that's the market deciding.

Listing at $2000 from the get-go is gouging, pure and simple.
 

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Listing at $2000 from the get-go is gouging, pure and simple.
If people are paying $2k for them, that's what the market is. If I should decide to sell, say, my Maadi, why I should not try and get top dollar for it, and list it for 2k?

I fail to see how that is gouging. If it sells for $2k, the market has set the price. If it does not sell, then my price does not reflect the market.

Basic economics.
 

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Listing at $2000 from the get-go is gouging, pure and simple.
Anyone with a modest understanding of economics and free markets knows that there is no such thing as gouging.

...just people who like to complain about prices. Don't buy it if you don't want/can't afford it.
 

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Listing at $2000 from the get-go is gouging, pure and simple.
Not all the time, I've listed $500 rifles for $2000 before, but thats when the wife is yelling you have too many guns...put some of them up for sale......sure hunny :rolleyes:

The only difference is now people will actually pay it lol.....guess next time she says that I'll have to list it at 5k :oops:
 
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