1. I'll go back and try again, thanks!
Originally Posted by kaveman
2. I went back and put in what you said and got "0" results: I'm an idiot!
3. When I went back and did it intuitively, I got results.
4. I obviously put the info in the wrong place.
5. Even though I am under the "Buy Now" section, there is a "Time left" like an auction on the right hand side???
6. Prices for 4 inch start at $400 and immediately fo higher: I think I'll go to: https://www.centerfiresystems.com/p-...-trade-in.aspx
Last edited by doddg; 6 Days Ago at 07:42.
Gunbroker is an exercise in patience and persistence. Take some time and follow auctions. You will find that many (if not most) of the listing do not sell and are re-listed. Pay attention to auctions that actually sell (you can search by completed auctions).
In addition to the tips that have been posted, you should also try searching in order of most bids received. That will often put the results to the top that have been vetted by other bidders as potential buys. I almost always search "No Reserve" auctions. Again most are full retail but, I have made several very good buys. I probably "watch" 50 auctions to one purchase...
Also, talked to your FFL before buying so you know what his policies are for accepting transfers. It can be a real PIA for them if not properly completed.
Trade in's are typically mechanically very sound...if cosmetics matter...beware! Some are pretty ugly....or you can get a great one.
Originally Posted by doddg
1. Understood; I read reviews that went both ways, translation: you have to get lucky!
Originally Posted by mcapo
1. Went to the range today to try out my new Smith 642; didn't seem any different than the Charter Arms I had, but it is a Smith.
Originally Posted by bwframe
2. I enjoyed putting a box through my Ruger LC9 9mm and my old Colt Mustang 380 (that I love dearly). I didn't even think of my little 22 magnum NAA; practice does not make perfect with that little tool.
3. I hadn't had time to enjoy my Ruger GP100 22, 10 shot, 5.5 inch, SS revolver, but did so today. It is what I really enjoy: inexpensive shells, nice large heavy gun, stainless steel, accurate ($600): I love it. Hope to shoot the Smith counter-part someday for comparison.
4. I could have rented any gun (that they had) and shot 10 shells: $10 a gun. I had thought about renting a few today but I needed to shoot my other 4 guns, but perhaps another day.