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Old November 10, 2002, 06:05 PM   #1
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reddogxx... ON GunBroker AND AARM'S

DO NOT BUY **** FROM THIS GUY .HE RIP ME OFF FOR 2 CZ75 MAGS..BEWARE BEWARE.THE GUY IS A POS.
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Old November 12, 2002, 12:23 AM   #2
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How'd he rip you off.
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Old November 12, 2002, 05:05 AM   #3
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what hes selling are not Factory Magazine, so i sent them back and he never sent me a refund this was back on 6-14-02 ...........
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Old November 14, 2002, 12:25 AM   #4
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And his Canadian Mil Hi-Power mags

are not Mil. issue at all. More likely USA manufacture. I had purchased several from him to find that one wouldn't even fit in the mag well of one of my HP's. Took over two months to get a refund.....
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Old November 15, 2002, 08:38 PM   #5
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How it worked out for me

Hello all,

I have followed a link to this forums website from http://www.a-human-right.com. Of course I wanted to see if there are any good deals available :-).

I have purchased 2 magazines for Browning Hi-Power from reddogxx on gunbroker.com in march of 2002. He did send me the crappy quality magazines with plastic followers (although he advertised them as metal followers). I have sent him an e-mail, below is the reply

"Hi Ilya - I am sorry to hear about the difficulty you had with the mags.
They may have been damaged in shipping or just bad mags from the get go. If
you return them I will send a refund or replacements with all metal
followers (Factory Browning 17 round) right out. Let me know. Please send
them to ... (address)

Thank
you -Paul"

And indeed - he quickly sent me 2 high-cap magazines with metal followers for the same price. They were marked KRD on the bottom (not Browning factory, as far as I know).

So overall, it was a pleasant transaction.

Best regards,

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Old November 17, 2002, 12:07 AM   #6
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The guy is obviously a liar calling all this junk 'factory mags' and 'military contract', what a crock. Thanks for the warning, I had some of his Hi-Power mags on my favorites list on gunbroker.
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Old November 26, 2002, 10:44 PM   #7
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I bought two CZ 75 15-round mags from Reddogxx and paid $22 each, including shipping. The mags are every bit as well built as the factory mag that came with my gun - in fact the springs are even stronger than on the factory mag - and both mags function flawlessly.
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Old November 28, 2002, 03:29 AM   #8
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I bought 2 "canadian surplus" BHP mags from him. One of them wouldn't even fit in my gun, the other fit, but stuck out unevenly.

I complained, and he refunded my money. Others have had worse luck.

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Old November 28, 2002, 09:00 AM   #9
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I bought two CZ 75 15-round mags from Reddogxx and paid $22 each, including shipping. The mags are every bit as well built as the factory mag that came with my gun - in fact the springs are even stronger than on the factory mag - and both mags function flawlessly.
the thing is there NOT FRCTORY MAGS. BUT HE'S SELLING THEM AS. THE GUY IS A RIP OFF.
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Old December 18, 2002, 06:31 AM   #10
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just completed an auction with him and sent off the MO yesterday. It was for a factory CZ mag. I noticed in the pic it had the floorplate like my factory. He had another auction with a different pic that he said were factory that clearly looked like USA mags. Hope mine turn out OK.
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Old December 18, 2002, 01:45 PM   #11
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Please let us know how it goes. Also, feel free to point him to this thread and this one as well.
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Old December 23, 2002, 12:31 PM   #12
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Good quality Hi-Power mags

Hey guys,
I saw your postings about the hi-power magazines and thought I might lead you in the right direction. I purchased Five of the South African Military Contract magazines from CDNN investments, they are nickol plated, hold seventeen rounds and come with a speed loader for each one, for only $19.99 each. Each and every one of them fit and functioned flawlessly. The springs were tight and they fit very well. I tried them in a Browning Hi-Power and an Feg copy and they all fit just fine. Maybe I was extremely lucky but you guys may want to try one or two of these mags.
Good luck,
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Old May 25, 2004, 11:16 PM   #13
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I bought a half dozen stainless Colt 45 mags from him.

They have the rampant colt on the floorplate, and look like Colt factory mags.

1 would fit into my Govt model. I've never had problems like that before. Would only insert about 1/2 way on 3, and almost all the way on others. None would insert and drop free.

I contacted him, returned all, and got replacements. Only 2 worked properly.

Had a buddy (licensed smith) look at them, he said they are not square, and are most likely knock-offs.

Reddoggxx said that he could not be sure that the second batch of mags were the ones he sent. So I canned them, and chalked up an expensive lesson.
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Old May 26, 2004, 06:46 PM   #14
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beware ebay member reddogxxalaskan

i bought a complete drop in trigger kit by nowlin from this guy on ebay. when i got the kit it wasn't in nowlin packaging but in zip lock bags. i have my suspicion about the parts being nowlin also . i emailed him 3 times before he would answer and told me they are indeed nowlin parts just first generation parts. he offered a refund but i didnt accept. i paid $50 for hammer,sear,trigger, mainspring,sear spring and disconnector so i didnt get too screwed. at least he used glad zip locks...................he is a POS.
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Old May 26, 2004, 07:11 PM   #15
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I bought two CZ 75 15-round mags from Reddogxx and paid $22 each, including shipping. The mags are every bit as well built as the factory mag that came with my gun - in fact the springs are even stronger than on the factory mag - and both mags function flawlessly.
I had the EXACT same experience with him recently. Prior to the transaction, he sent me an e-mail saying that although these mags weren't factory, they functioned perfectly in his personal CZ75. I took a chance and bought 2 for $44 shipped. I am pleased with mine.
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Old June 2, 2004, 09:24 PM   #16
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Sold me two non-factory, totally craptastic mags for my .380 Llama IIIA. They didn't fit well and trying to use them has actually made my factory mag function poorly... The gun fails to completely go into battery about every third shot now...

Stay far away from this guys lousy merchandise.
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Old June 3, 2004, 09:24 PM   #17
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Same guy, on ebay, sent me a Munschke (sp) thumb safety, which requires a special sear pin, claiming that it was a Wilson Combat safety. Either the guy is ignorant, or does not care. He did refund my money after he shipped me the same thing that I did not want as a replacement though.
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Old June 3, 2004, 10:02 PM   #18
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yep he's totally false advertising his stuff. stay away....
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Old June 5, 2004, 03:15 AM   #19
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Well, I'm the 2nd satisfied customer ....

I didn't know about this thread, or I would not have taken the risk. I purchased Hi caps from him for my p99 a year back. Got 4. I've used them exclusively for competitions for a year with out a single bobble. (I save my factory hi caps wear and tear).

As I remember the transaction, he was up front on them being converted mags (they still work in original gun). Emailed him, and he promised return if not satisfied. Took a chance and picked up 4 mags because I wanted them for a state IDPA match that was eminent.

Catbird, I know you have a p99 or two. I'd go back and look for more from him, but I'm waiting for the ban to sunset
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Old June 5, 2004, 09:51 AM   #20
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Catbird, I know you have a p99 or two. I'd go back and look for more from him, but I'm waiting for the ban to sunset
Yes, I have one in each caliber. I already have 6, 16-round Walther magazines for my 9mm that I bought a couple of years ago from a different supplier. I did, as I recall, have to pay about $80 ea. plus shipping back then. Like you, I think I'll wait to see what happens with the AWB before I buy any more. (I would like to have some 12-rounders for my .40 cal. if I could find some at a good price.)
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Old August 13, 2004, 02:30 AM   #21
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I have done business three times via e-bay and have had good experiences so far. This thread had now made me a bit skittish.
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Old September 6, 2004, 04:47 PM   #22
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keep this dirtbag on the bump
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Old September 7, 2004, 04:23 PM   #23
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He is a dirtbag. I ordered some new "Mec-Gar" Beretta 92FS preban mags from him a long time ago. I was cautious because of this and other bad reports on him. Verified it through email 3 times and he finally told me that it in fact says Mec-Gar on the side. Got them and they were unmarked p.o.s. mags. Thought I'd take a chance on him. I thought the price was too good to be true. Lesson learned.

I emailed him and he told me I should return them. Not worth it...I used them as trade fodder to somebody who just wanted them for range mags. I politely emailed him a piece of my mind and told him how disappointed I was and never got a response.
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Old September 12, 2004, 02:24 AM   #24
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wow I had forgot about this thread.
The mags I purchesed were factory (as far as I could tell) I use them in IPSC and IDPA and haven't had problem one with them.
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Old September 12, 2004, 10:46 AM   #25
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I lucked out and got a couple cz mags from him that worked, but they were non-factory and he called them factory....I didn't know how to identify a factory cz mag way back then......cz mags are easy to rip people off on since they basically are unmarked, until you find the little differences.......what is cool is the sunset of the ban is going to put all the mag ripoff artists out of business, although I am sure most will find a new scam .......tom
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