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Old April 5, 2013, 05:12 PM   #1
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Internet Stores for pistol purchase

Looking for a good internet site to purchase a Beretta Px4. Any suggestions would be welcomed
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Old April 5, 2013, 07:29 PM   #2
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I was gonna say google :-) .... but check this : http://www.slickguns.com/
Not a store itself but links to stores with reviews and deals. All of the better ones get listed here sooner or later.
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Old April 5, 2013, 07:40 PM   #3
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I use buds all the time.Great service fast shipping and good price.budsguns.com
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Old April 6, 2013, 12:24 AM   #4
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Old April 6, 2013, 09:12 AM   #5
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Not a big fan of Buds, but to be honest I do most of mt gun purchases from them. Don't ask, they're just easy to deal with on line.
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Old April 6, 2013, 09:33 AM   #6
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Gunbroker?
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Old April 6, 2013, 09:34 AM   #7
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The only online purchase I've made is from CDNN sports. No complaints.
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Old April 6, 2013, 10:00 AM   #8
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There is a fellow named Ray Tanner who runs Tanner Sports Center in Pennsylvania. Check http://tannerssportcenter.com and look at his auctions. He has the best prices I can ever find on Berettas, but he doesn't have everything in stock at any one time.

I am guessing here, but because of the pattern of his listings and sales, I think he buys decent sized batches of certain models at a discount and then flips them at a good price. He often has 10 or 15 of a certain model at prices that he says are wholesale. If he has what you want, or if you can be patient so that he gets in a batch of the model you are looking for, his prices beat any that I have seen. He ships for a flat $20, and does so on the same day that he receives your payment. I have bought from him twice and he was very courteous and helpful both times, pleasant to deal with and a straight-up guy with no hidden fees or other baloney.
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Old April 6, 2013, 01:29 PM   #9
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I have used both Buds and Grabagun with good transactions.
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Old April 6, 2013, 06:22 PM   #10
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http://www.simpsonltd.com/

Purchased a new PPK/S .22. Huge stock of pistols.
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Old April 7, 2013, 11:55 AM   #11
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buds has done some serious price gouging sine the connecticut thing. at least thats what we used to call it. now it is called capitalism
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Old April 8, 2013, 03:04 PM   #12
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GunsAmerica.com...

I've purchased 03 firearms with the top rated; www.gunsamerica.com .
It's free, easy to use, has many listings & it's a good way to check firearm models or prices.

Others include; www.jgsales.com www.gilbertsguns.com .

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Old April 8, 2013, 03:19 PM   #13
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Take a look at Kentucky Gun Co They have the Px4 in stock for $550 (don't know if this is a good price or not)
I've bought from them before....good to deal with.
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Old April 8, 2013, 06:08 PM   #14
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www.gunsinternational.com is NOT an auction site, but a sales site by reputable dealers and stores
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Old April 9, 2013, 09:21 AM   #15
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There is a fellow named Ray Tanner who runs Tanner Sports Center in Pennsylvania. Check http://tannerssportcenter.com and look at his auctions. He has the best prices I can ever find on Berettas, but he doesn't have everything in stock at any one time.

I am guessing here, but because of the pattern of his listings and sales, I think he buys decent sized batches of certain models at a discount and then flips them at a good price. He often has 10 or 15 of a certain model at prices that he says are wholesale. If he has what you want, or if you can be patient so that he gets in a batch of the model you are looking for, his prices beat any that I have seen. He ships for a flat $20, and does so on the same day that he receives your payment. I have bought from him twice and he was very courteous and helpful both times, pleasant to deal with and a straight-up guy with no hidden fees or other baloney.
Tanner's is local to me and yes Ray is well known reputable guy here in PA (whole family is well known in the area). Being local helps as his prices in-house is even lower than what advertise on the web (plus savings from shipping).

+1 what Tailgator said, his normal prices can't be beat, absolutely professional in every way.
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Old April 9, 2013, 10:41 AM   #16
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They have the Px4 in stock for $550 (don't know if this is a good price or not)
I got my daughter's PX4 for a shade less than $500, including shipping and transfer fees, from Ray Tanner. But that was before the panic or shortage or whatever this mess is called. That may be a decent price in the current market. Heck, just finding what you want is a success right now.
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Old April 9, 2013, 02:18 PM   #17
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I would highly recommend:

kygunco.com

PX4 in stock at $550. Shipping in my experience has been very prompt.

I've used Bud's as well. But the fact that they are up charging their Colt AR's when other sites are not bugs me to no end. $2000 when other shops have them in stock at $1250? I choose to use "the other" online Kentucky gun store.
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Old April 12, 2013, 12:58 PM   #18
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Old April 12, 2013, 02:02 PM   #19
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Grab a Gun dot com
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Old April 12, 2013, 08:39 PM   #20
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there are places, most of the places that have guns have the same issues.

-semiautomatics most common
-highest priced ones are in stock
-revolvers are always 22lr


however so many places online have almost absolutely nothing as instock. andhave no guts to say why they advertise deals but cant produce a single weapon. seriously, its one thing to advertise a gun as being 20 percent off msrp when you cant actually get it instore.
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Old April 12, 2013, 10:03 PM   #21
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I would say which ones to avoid. Those without a physical address or a phone number. Even if the name looks familiar, you will kick yourself trying to negotiate a problem by email.
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Old April 12, 2013, 10:54 PM   #22
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Checks...

I'd check them out too. Check the BBB & see if they have a website, retail(brick & mortar) location, + reviews or feedback, formal complaints(state offices).

I've seen a few online retailers with FFLs working out of a seedy strip mall.

I also went to a retail store & a gun shop sales clerk first denied knowing they had active listings on GunsAmerica.com .
That dump shut down for good about 8mo later.

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Old April 13, 2013, 01:05 AM   #23
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My experience with Bud's has been professional and competitive.
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Old April 13, 2013, 09:39 AM   #24
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For a Beretta dealer I'd have to say Bud's also. Been a long time since I bought anything there but they where great to deal with at that time so assume they still are.

If you don't mind dealing with individuals I would go for armlist.com and/or gunbroker.com but that is just my preference. http://www.elitedealseeker.com/?category=gunstuff and riverofguns.com are good places to see what is out there and at what prices.
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Old April 14, 2013, 05:54 PM   #25
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This is a bad time to find anything in stock.
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