Are AR15s going up in price?

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Are AR15s going up in price?

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Post by ml1209 » Fri Feb 23, 2018 7:20 am

I already have several

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Post by aaangel » Fri Feb 23, 2018 7:53 am

nope! sw sport II $478
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Post by crazy2medic » Fri Feb 23, 2018 7:59 am

aaangel wrote:nope! sw sport II $478
My son works for a firearms distributor and told me the is one of two most popular selling guns!
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Post by NotRPB » Fri Feb 23, 2018 8:07 am

A few were advertised for $299 in Chris Turner's district the day after parkland shooting, Police say AR15s will be carried at the Florida schools now so they're obviously the best tool for defending kids or home defense so demand is increasing. I don't have one but I guess I'll buy one because Police know best right?

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Post by Scott B. » Fri Feb 23, 2018 9:01 am

Haven't seen any movement on prices. Entry level stuff is at rock bottom the high end stuff is still high end.

Sales are definitely up though.
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Post by apostate » Fri Feb 23, 2018 7:43 pm

Not yet but if they do I may thin the herd.

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Post by AndyC » Fri Feb 23, 2018 9:59 pm

They'll likely climb, depending on how panicky the herd gets.
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Post by Oldgringo » Fri Feb 23, 2018 10:15 pm

If I thought I wanted one, I wouldn't dally. This recent senseless massacre just may be all it takes to bring about a sea change in laws and availability. We may be about to see who is more interested in getting votes than in the 2A. Just sayin'.... :rules:


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Post by Soccerdad1995 » Mon Feb 26, 2018 11:55 am

I'm seeing minor price movement on upper-entry level AR's (S&W Sport, Ruger AR556, etc). From just under $500 to $520 or so at Buds. This is the real indicator of whether people actually believe that any new restrictions will be placed on guns, IMHO. So far the answer seems to be "change isn't all that likely".

This is one indicator to me of when I need to start worrying about / planning for gun control.
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Post by crazy2medic » Mon Feb 26, 2018 1:36 pm

My son told me he sold more AR15's last week than in all of January, told me prices are likely to go up in April!
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Post by Oldgringo » Mon Feb 26, 2018 1:46 pm

I happened to visit a pretty nice gun store in Tyler Friday. The Ruger AR556 was a $100 more than the Atwoods special but I suspect that's pretty normal. What I noticed were more than a few folk ogling the AR's and a couple filling out 4473's for something or other.

Boy howdy! Those .380 Kimber Micros sure are cute and cuddly. If I wasn't so elderly........ :drool:


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Post by mrvmax » Mon Feb 26, 2018 7:41 pm

My wholesalers are starting to run low on lower priced AR’s. Some FFLs in other states are seeing more younger people buying, fearful the buying age for AR’s wil be lowered.


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Post by mrvmax » Mon Feb 26, 2018 9:22 pm

I just did a search at my wholesalers to see what was in stock for a customer. There's basically nothing under $800 available and one ar I ordered last Thursday has gone up $60 today.

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Post by TexasJohnBoy » Mon Feb 26, 2018 9:32 pm

I just ordered a 300 blackout barrel this weekend. Seems like a lot of those are out of stock. I feel at least a small run on rifles and parts coming.
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Post by krieghoff » Mon Feb 26, 2018 9:33 pm

Oldgringo wrote:I happened to visit a pretty nice gun store in Tyler Friday. The Ruger AR556 was a $100 more than the Atwoods special but I suspect that's pretty normal. What I noticed were more than a few folk ogling the AR's and a couple filling out 4473's for something or other.

Boy howdy! Those .380 Kimber Micros sure are cute and cuddly. If I wasn't so elderly........ :drool:
Well Oldgringo, I am elderly too and you may have a couple of years on me but I quit slobbering :drool: and bought one when they came out. Go ahead and get one. I think you will like it. I like the way mine shoots.
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