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Old April 21, 2018, 15:21   #1
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SAR-58

This gun has been up for auction many, many times, but never got a single bid:

https://www.gunbroker.com/Item/761046048

My question is this: what is wrong with this gun that it gets no bids? Too expensive? Springfield makes junky SARs?

Thanks in advance
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Old April 21, 2018, 15:29   #2
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Did you see the start bid price of $2400? Why buy that, when you can have one of these beauties for less:

http://www.falfiles.com/forums/showthread.php?t=426785

http://www.falfiles.com/forums/showthread.php?t=426767
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Old April 21, 2018, 16:10   #3
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Thanks for the replies. Definitely looking at the linked FALs.
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Old April 22, 2018, 00:06   #4
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SAR-48

When you look at the picture's, Click on the picture again and the picture will blow up/Expand. Look at the upper receiver along the right side. It's missing paint on the top back upper receiver and around the back side of the ejection port from the brass kiss's which means when the round is fired, It eject's so hard that it is pulled from the ejector and ricochets off the upper receiver and causes those what we call Brass kiss's which removes the original paint finish. That Fal has had at least 200 to 300 rounds fired out of it. It also has the wrong bi-pod on it as it is a STG-58 Bi-Pod from an Austrian Fal. Above the left side above the SAR-48 towards the back upper receiver their is more paint missing also. At best that SAR-48 is only worth about 1600.00 to 1800.00 MAX and that might be on a day were a Newbie doesn't know anything about Fal's.
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Old April 22, 2018, 15:13   #5
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At best that SAR-48 is only worth about 1600.00 to 1800.00 MAX
I thought that it is too high also. $1600 is a fair price? Thanks Brother Lee.

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Old May 02, 2018, 23:45   #6
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I snagged one NIB last year around this time. Hit the BIN button for $2200.00 shipped. There was one that I was out bid on 1 hour before. The one I grabbed showed up. I went back to bid on it. I put SAR-48 in to find it and the rifle I bought was on the list for 20 mins before I bought it. The original rifle I was bidding on went for $2400.00.
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Old May 03, 2018, 03:08   #7
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2Kish seems to be the current going rate. I see quite a few SAR-4800s pop up with people trying to pass them as pre-ban rifles at pre-ban prices.
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Old May 03, 2018, 10:30   #8
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My question is this: what is wrong with this gun that it gets no bids?


The hinge pin is in backwards. Ain't no FAL fool gonna bid on something like that.

Other than that, yeah, way too expensive and there's just something creepy about someone hitting the buyer in the dumper for $75 shipping. That pretty much tells me everything I need to know about a seller.
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