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Old October 5, 2019, 12:59 PM   #1
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Price check on aisle two??

Got a flyer from Cabella's. They advertised a M14 A1 "tanker model" for $1495. Looked pretty good. Then in paper today my LGS advertised a M14 A1 @ $1095. Question is Springfield suddenly dumping the M14 models. I don't believe I have ever seen a new one lower than $1595. I've always wanted one but the price was just above my "value" line. Now, they may be affordable. Inputs please.
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Old October 5, 2019, 01:28 PM   #2
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I'd wait till the price jumps back to being $500 more. Might be a typo, they love doing that.
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Old October 5, 2019, 01:45 PM   #3
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Palmetto State Armory has had different versions available recently in the $1200.00 range. Can’t go wrong with that!!! They were having rebates on TOP of that deal for a while there too.

I’m pretty sure I saw a “loaded” advertised through grab a gun (?) for less than $1300?

There are some deal out there.

I remember when they were all $1600-1800. Now is probably a pretty good time to buy.
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Old October 5, 2019, 07:09 PM   #4
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Still plenty of places selling them for $1600-1800.

If the "LGS" one is new... and a SAI , I'd be plenty interested.
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Old October 6, 2019, 02:20 PM   #5
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Then in paper today my LGS advertised a M14 A1 @ $1095.
Was it a new gun??
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Old October 6, 2019, 02:36 PM   #6
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The real question--why haven't you already bought it?
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Old October 6, 2019, 02:48 PM   #7
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Yes, it WAS new. Hopped on down to the local (3 local outlets) sporting goods store. I didn't read the "fine print". "In stock firearms only, no rain checks- previous sales-excludes Springfield Hellcat. Well, there was only one. It was sold. The store was reducing it's inventory of Mossberg and Springfield goods. 25% Off "our price ". There were some pretty nice items available. 1911 Defender , $374.99, Maverick 88's $172.49. XD Defender $239.99. Just don't have a need for any of the other items. I see we have had one LGS close recently. The store I normally patronize was "sleepy". I think we are at the bottom of a gun selling cycle and excess inventory is beginning to show. Corporate wise, Colt, led the way eliminating public sales of the AR. Walmart was prescient, they foresee a decline in ammo sales. Don't believe the hype of "for the public good". Great time to be a buyer. Disappointed on missing my M1A. But, there will be another.
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You snooze--you lose.
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Old October 9, 2019, 01:11 PM   #9
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Cabela's tends to be more expensive than other places. They usually list MSRP as their price. And SA Inc. stuff is over priced to start with. Their MSRP on their so-called "tanker" is $1,987.00.
There ain't no space in a tank for a 37.25" rifle.
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