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Old January 02, 2019, 20:13   #1
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Proxibid G-Series...

Looks to be a G-Series (#G1283) up for auction on Proxibid...https://www.proxibid.com/Firearms-Mi...ation/45580384
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Old January 02, 2019, 20:23   #2
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I wonder what the final price will be.
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Old January 02, 2019, 21:31   #3
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The internet premium is a real kick in the chest too. Adds 18% to every penny you bid.
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Old January 02, 2019, 21:50   #4
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Yikes I watched one on Rock Island Auctions go out of site price wise so I just couldn't continue.
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Old January 02, 2019, 21:59   #5
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Get a load of this!! Sells for 11K

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Old January 02, 2019, 22:12   #6
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GB auctions have a tendency to do weird things sometimes. Interesting that this wasn’t a bidding war...
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Old January 02, 2019, 22:26   #7
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GB auctions have a tendency to do weird things sometimes. Interesting that this wasn’t a bidding war...
Also weird that it was not unfired and zero accessories.
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Looks to be a G-Series (#G1283) up for auction on Proxibid...https://www.proxibid.com/Firearms-Mi...ation/45580384
It would be nice to see some pics of the left side of the rifle.
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Old January 02, 2019, 23:30   #9
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Yeah no bidding war that is kind of odd.
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You have to wait about 30 seconds and then go towards the bottom of the screen and all the pictures will load.
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Old January 03, 2019, 08:22   #11
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You have to wait about 30 seconds and then go towards the bottom of the screen and all the pictures will load.
Thanks, Lee. I guess I wasn't patient enough.
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The internet premium is a real kick in the chest too. Adds 18% to every penny you bid.

I got the boot for beechin about the buyers premium from a gun auction house in Cleveland Oh. The wanted me to give a review of what I thought about what I bought and about what I thought about their service. I said everything went fine the only thing I didn't like was the outrageous buyer premium fee and that's all I said. The next auction they had I tried to make a bid and was unable to so I called them and the guy asked if I just did a review and I said yes and he asked me what I said in the review so I told him and he said that probably did it he said the computer probably bounced me.

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I got the boot for beechin about the buyers premium from a gun auction house in Cleveland Oh. The wanted me to give a review of what I thought about what I bought and about what I thought about their service. I said everything went fine the only thing I didn't like was the outrageous buyer premium fee and that's all I said. The next auction they had I tried to make a bid and was unable to so I called them and the guy asked if I just did a review and I said yes and he asked me what I said in the review so I told him and he said that probably did it he said the computer probably bounced me.

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The computer didn't have the delicate feelers that you hurt.

I can understand a guy having to make a few bucks, but some of those premiums, both buyer and seller, are comparable to the rates charged by the scumbag payday lenders. The seller gets bent over too.
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Old January 16, 2019, 17:13   #14
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Someone paid real money for it:

https://www.proxibid.com/Firearms-Mi...ation/45580384


$8750! does that include the 18% internet premium?
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Old January 16, 2019, 19:15   #15
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Someone paid real money for it:

https://www.proxibid.com/Firearms-Mi...ation/45580384


$8750! does that include the 18% internet premium?
I don’t believe so...
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Someone paid real money for it:

https://www.proxibid.com/Firearms-Mi...ation/45580384


$8750! does that include the 18% internet premium?
There's one born every minute.......

Where are these highflyers when I sell something
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Where are these highflyers when I sell something
How about this one.

https://www.gunbroker.com/item/793910872
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Old January 16, 2019, 21:48   #18
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The commercial G series FALs including this one, were NOT select fire. Some were imported as class 3. Some were converted and became class 3. You would think GB would know that. I wonder if the bids were inflated by this fraudulent description. Maybe all sellers can do the same. After all a real transferable G series FAL would cost more than 25 grand.
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G-series that was on GB

Somebody lied their ass off on that one. You can plainly see where at least 50 to 100 rounds have hit the upper receiver. Then the dent on the lower right side just behind the butt stock furrel.
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Lying or not, the real tragedy here is that he has three other guns listed that he claims are unfired. Who the hell buys guns and doesn't shoot them? Firearms are made to be shot, not collected and stored. What a waste.
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Now you are just rubbig it in
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Lying or not, the real tragedy here is that he has three other guns listed that he claims are unfired. Who the hell buys guns and doesn't shoot them? Firearms are made to be shot, not collected and stored. What a waste.
I would hardly call it a tragedy. There are plenty of folks who collect things just for the pleasure of owning them. Nothing wrong with that. I have guns I shoot and motorcycles I ride. I also have some guns I do not shoot and bikes I do not ride. Each category has its own pleasures and rewards.
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Lying or not, the real tragedy here is that he has three other guns listed that he claims are unfired. Who the hell buys guns and doesn't shoot them? Firearms are made to be shot, not collected and stored. What a waste.
When you’re paying what some of us do for pristine factory examples, you can decide wether or not you want to shoot them.
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When you’re paying what some of us do for pristine factory examples, you can decide wether or not you want to shoot them.
I have three transferable subguns that were pristine and not cheap. I chose to shoot them and enjoy them with others. They're still worth at least twice what I paid for them 10 years ago. I'm going to be buying more once the house payment is gone...and they will be shot as well.

Life is too short to collect shit that has no purpose other to say "I've got..." that ultimately gets sold off by others that don't give a shit after you're dead.
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I have three transferable subguns that were pristine and not cheap. I chose to shoot them and enjoy them with others. They're still worth at least twice what I paid for them 10 years ago. I'm going to be buying more once the house payment is gone...and they will be shot as well.

Life is too short to collect shit that has no purpose other to say "I've got..." that ultimately gets sold off by others that don't give a shit after you're dead.
Ok...I have a handful of high-end FNs and others that are prestine that I choose not to shoot, as I have others that aren’t as collectible that I take out and use.

Given the choice between a NIB LW G and an SAR-48, the SAR is going to be chosen to blast with every time.
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I would hardly call it a tragedy. There are plenty of folks who collect things just for the pleasure of owning them. Nothing wrong with that. I have guns I shoot and motorcycles I ride. I also have some guns I do not shoot and bikes I do not ride. Each category has its own pleasures and rewards.
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I have three transferable subguns that were pristine and not cheap. I chose to shoot them and enjoy them with others. They're still worth at least twice what I paid for them 10 years ago. I'm going to be buying more once the house payment is gone...and they will be shot as well.

Life is too short to collect shit that has no purpose other to say "I've got..." that ultimately gets sold off by others that don't give a shit after you're dead.
That's fine, I'm glad you enjoy them. It is a shame you can't appreciate the other side of the fence, though.
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