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Old March 6, 2010, 01:47 PM   #1
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Browning Hi Power for $379?

At the gun show I just attended, one of the vendors had about 10 NITB (he says) Browning Hi Powers in 9mm for $379. Most of the places I look online have them for over $800. Is this an insanely good deal, or is this guy taking people for a ride?
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Old March 6, 2010, 02:41 PM   #2
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Are they actually Brownings? Made in Belgium? Assembled in Portugal?
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Old March 6, 2010, 05:00 PM   #3
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Yeah... I'm kinda curious about that one myself.

When you run into these too good to be true kinda deals, that's where a phone with camera and interweb access really come in handy.
Photo of each side of the gun... post it and wait for some answers.

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Old March 6, 2010, 05:57 PM   #4
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Skpetical.....

Sounds fishy, but if it's legit, that's the deal of the decade.
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Old March 6, 2010, 10:10 PM   #5
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A batch of Argentine hi-powers just entered the country I believe.
Not NIB from SOG, but maybe there were unissued ones someone picked up.
http://www.southernohiogun.com/featu...power-9mm.html
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Old March 7, 2010, 01:07 AM   #6
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Yeah I wish I had taken a picture of it. Before today, I had never handled a Browning so I didn't know much about it, and I didn't know what they priced out at. From what I observed, it was the pistol and one extra magazine in a fairly narrow but sturdy cardboard box. I didn't see any papers and anything else with it, which raised a red flag. The gun itself looked to be in great shape, but I don't know enough about them to be a definitive judge. I may go back tomorrow and grab some pics if I can, and maybe even purchase one after some Q&A with the vendor.
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Old March 7, 2010, 04:40 PM   #7
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So I went back to the show today and talked with the vendor. They were the Argentinian models, that's why they were so cheap
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