$80-$100 OVER retail?

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$80-$100 OVER retail?

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I got an email from Taurus and went browsing. On a lark I clicked the buy button on the 327 revolver for guns.com and found it for $100 above the Taurus MSRP. The 942 in .22WMR was $80 above. (Or maybe reverse) Needless to say I've erased guns.com from any seller list I might keep. The Gun Dock has them for a generous $3 to $5 below MSRP. And Bud's doesn't carry either model apparently. GoG is out of stock. Surprise. $80-$100 over, I guess guns.com has an auto dealer advisor or something.
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I’ve always found guns.com to be over priced most of the time.
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I ran across Gun dot com when I was looking for a vintage Marlin Model 80 .22 rifle. They had a really nice one for $140. They advertised $7.99 shipping so I went for it.
When I paid there was a $15.99 firearm handling fee and $4.99 packaging fee. Those fees weren't noted anyplace I could find before I paid, but I could have missed it. The worst part was finding an FFL dealer on their list for the transfer. They wouldn't accept my C&R. Texas Gun Club was the closest to me and I was shocked when went there for the transfer and got charged $50 plus tax for a transfer with an LTC.
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I'd have probably cancelled as soon as I found their handling fee. I'd give the packaging fee with that reasonable shipping but handling is part of the job. And when they refused the C&R would have sealed the un-deal. I have enough holes in my head already but even so I'd like to have the Taurus 8-shot .22WMR and the .327 revolver. Won't be coming from guns.com though, nor will anything else it appears.
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"rlol" A Christmas bargain from Guns.com.

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puma guy wrote: Tue Jan 02, 2024 11:42 am "rlol" A Christmas bargain from Guns.com.

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Dang! I'd better start listing some of my seldom used firearms. Just a couple of sales and I could pocket over $100K! I bet my Ruger 10/22 would go for $50K! :roll:
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