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Old October 6th, 2017, 03:41 PM #1
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Bumpstock Price Gouging

With the Vegas shooting headlining most of the news networks, it seems that prices on bumpstocks have skyrocketed or that sales have been stopped.

So what is a red blooded American on a tight budget to do?

Build one for about $25. I was surprised to find several videos on the subject on YouTube.

Now, I can't really afford the ammo it would consume so if I decide to build one, it would be rarely used.

I cannot see paying hundreds of dollars to buy one now, especially some are trying to take advantage because of recent events.

To those that bought a bunch in the last few days hoping to cash in,... keep 'em. If I get one, it will one that I build myself.

After all, it ain't rocket surgery! A collapsible stock, hand grip, a little JB Weld, a short metal bar, a bolt and washer, some scrap plastic,... and "Abra cadabra", have some fun!
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I got no problem with it. It's not like it's something like gasoline that people need to power their generators after a hurricane.

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It’s capitalism.
One of the IP's posted that they had one sitting on their shelf for sale for $100 for over a year. Prices just went nuts and they sold it for $450.

You can bet if I had one that I had paid 75-$100 for I'd not hesitate to let it go for $450, or more if someone offered.
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I got no problem with it. It's not like it's something like gasoline that people need to power their generators after a hurricane.

One of the IP's posted that they had one sitting on their shelf for sale for $100 for over a year. Prices just went nuts and they sold it for $450.

You can bet if I had one that I had paid 75-$100 for I'd not hesitate to let it go for $450, or more if someone offered.
I would have sold it in a heartbeat too.
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Supply and demand and of course being illegal at some point in the future.
Some people have deep pockets and are not afraid to panic buy.
So buy one or not it's your choice.
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With the Vegas shooting headlining most of the news networks, it seems that prices on bumpstocks have skyrocketed or that sales have been stopped.

So what is a red blooded American on a tight budget to do?

Build one for about $25. I was surprised to find several videos on the subject on YouTube.

Now, I can't really afford the ammo it would consume so if I decide to build one, it would be rarely used.

I cannot see paying hundreds of dollars to buy one now, especially some are trying to take advantage because of recent events.

To those that bought a bunch in the last few days hoping to cash in,... keep 'em. If I get one, it will one that I build myself.

After all, it ain't rocket surgery! A collapsible stock, hand grip, a little JB Weld, a short metal bar, a bolt and washer, some scrap plastic,... and "Abra cadabra", have some fun!
hell I was to cheap to buy one before the frenzy, I maid one a few years back for next to nothing and very little time. I think I may have used it 2-4 times
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Just because it sold doesn't mean the seller will get the money. I've seen a Whitney Wolverine go for big money only to be relisted a month later.

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Here is a bargain.

https://www.mdshooters.com/vbclassif...do=ad&id=32951

This is hardly price gouging or profiteering. Bump Fire stocks are not essential or a necessity. They are a commodity and at this time the demand far outweighs the supply. Those who have one set the price and those who have the cash and want one can have one. Those who don't have cash cant get one. Too bad. Life aint fair.

On another note, bump fire stocks suck anyways. In my experience, they are very tough to shoot and you need to have lots of very expensive practice using them. I would not pay you $5 for one.
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