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Old February 27, 2013, 12:36 AM   #1
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Glock 27 compact 40 worth?

Got a friend wanting to sell his compact glock 40.
This will be third hand. It has night sights on it.
What is it worth? Is $500.00 fair? I have not priced a new one.
Does not seem to have any holster wear. He has only shot about half a
box through it.

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Old February 27, 2013, 12:51 AM   #2
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I’m going to say that sounds just a little too high, but there are a few things to o consider.

I assume it is a Generation 3 gun, but if it is a Generation 4 it might be worth the $500. If it is a Generation 4 it will have Gen4 stamped on the slide in large fonts.

Gun prices are a little out of control right now and who knows that may be the going rate in your area. Also, guns can be a little difficult to find in some places, so again it may just be what you have to pay right now.

Again, I think the price is a little high and would shop around some, but if you trust the guy and want the gun go for it.
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Old February 27, 2013, 01:31 AM   #3
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Glock 27 compact 40 worth?

I bought my G27 for $500 but that was 4 years ago. Glock prices have been around $500 for most common models. If your friend can throw in 3 or 4 mags then it may be worth it.
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Old February 27, 2013, 04:46 AM   #4
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Friend or reason any person should be paying more than $450 for a used Glock. Unless the gun is coming with a bunch of magazines, holsters, etc...
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Old February 27, 2013, 11:29 AM   #5
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Yeah, too much. I just bought one for $550 or so. Gen 4.
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Old February 27, 2013, 03:13 PM   #6
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It depends...

$500 is not bad for a pre 4th gen if... it has night sights, extra mags, ammo, holster etc.

For that price with no extra stuff it would need to have the original box and every thing that came with it. Even then, you wouldn't be getting a steal on it. Its really up to you on how bad you want it. New Glocks (4th gen ) are going for 575-600 depending on what caliber you get.
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Old February 27, 2013, 03:19 PM   #7
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I don't think I paid much more for my G4

And it was new. Night sights are worth roughly $100 Retail. I would say that is a $600 gun retail NIB with 3 mags and all the extra Gen 6 Grips.

Given that that is the retail price you should be between $400 and $450 for the used copy. Anything missing or not included would bring down the price for me.

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Old February 27, 2013, 07:36 PM   #8
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I just paid $500 for brand new glock 27 gen 3 so may have to drop the price unless somebody is drooling for it
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Old February 27, 2013, 07:42 PM   #9
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Surely not too "high". Depends, but these guys who did buy a G27 new for $500 got a deal.

I buy/sell tons locally. Well right now a G27 with 2-3 hi-cap mags goes for $550-625 easily.

But yeah I'd say $450 is a normal good price, but there are definitely people who will pay $500-550 right now easily for one.

Also FYI, they sell the "Homeland Security" Glocks, basically they're for LEO, military, etc.

I can get them all day at my local firearm store for $429, also they come with 3 mags, instead of 2. One for the gun, and two for your duty holster. Obviously you gotta be law enforcement, etc to buy them. But I believe even fire-fighters and such are "Homeland Security", so maybe you have a friend who could get you one for that price.
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Old February 27, 2013, 09:35 PM   #10
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Given the lack of availability of Glocks locally, I would buy a G27 in LNIB for $500.00 Not a great deal, but a fair price.
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Old February 27, 2013, 10:09 PM   #11
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Not a good deal unless it has some good throw ins, mags, ammo, holster, etc.

Offer 400, pay nmt 450.

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Old March 13, 2013, 12:59 PM   #12
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I paid $600 for mine with two spare 9rd. magazines.
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Old March 14, 2013, 01:34 AM   #13
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I bought a brand new glock 27 for 500 from cabelas. I would offer less. Night sights are easy to install and you can get any kind off of ebay
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