Deal or no deal - Page 2

Deal or no deal

This is a discussion on Deal or no deal within the Defensive Carry Guns forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Gotta say either keep the Sig or make sure you get enough cash in the deal to make replacing it affordable. Around here a used ...

View Poll Results: So what do you think about this overly complicated situation?

30. You may not vote on this poll
  • He needs it, you don't, do him and yourself a favor and do it.

    7 23.33%
  • Keep it, you'll never stumble across another Sig at that price and it's not like they're rare.

    11 36.67%
  • Do it but adjust the deal to make it fair (explain how).

    12 40.00%
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 1 2
Results 16 to 18 of 18

Thread: Deal or no deal

  1. #16
    VIP Member Array maclean3's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Nashville, TN
    Gotta say either keep the Sig or make sure you get enough cash in the deal to make replacing it affordable. Around here a used SS GI might go for $350 - $375. You're talking about a very basic 1911, not a streamlined model with all the bells and whistles.

    How's the hammer bite situation with extended range sessions? My Mil-Spec's a flat out Man Eater - I've been shooting 1911s for a good many years so I'm willing to accept that, to a degree, on this one particular specimen (future 1911s will have a beavertail).

    I understand you want to help out a friend and there may even be a bit of patriotism in your motivation to sell ... but the Sig's STILL a much better, more refined weapon.

    Would the Springfield be a safe queen, a range gun, a "tweaker" or a future CCW? That'll affect how much extra money it's going to cost you. It's a good platform to build on for sure but that gets expensive quickly. I brought my used Mil-Spec home for $65 plus my traded in M66, I've now got $800 invested in the ol' girl ('smith work, parts, leather, etc).

    Either way it'd be a tough choice ... he's offering $200 extra in the deal? That sounds about right for my area. You could knock that down to $150 and look at it like he's getting a good deal on a solid duty weapon while you're doing right by a friend.

  2. #17
    Member Array Blinky's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    How important is the money to you?

    If the SIG is something you normally keep in the safe, how different would that be if it were the 1911?

    We all like to get a good deal. That's what we're all looking for, isn't it?

    You are in a position to give a good deal. That feeling should count for something.

    Money is not everything, however, it does help pay for my gun habit! ;)

    I think you're in a good position to do a good thing. Trust in that.

    "If someone has a gun and is trying to kill you, it
    would be reasonable to shoot back with your own
    Dalai Lama - May 15, 2001, The Seattle Times

  3. #18
    VIP Member Array ExSoldier's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Coral Gables, FL
    Keep the Sig.
    Former Army Infantry Captain; 28 yrs as an NRA Certified Instructor; NRA Patron Life; Avid practitioner of the martial art: KLIK-PAO.

Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 1 2

Sponsored Links

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Similar Threads

  1. What was your best deal?
    By blazer in forum General Firearm Discussion
    Replies: 21
    Last Post: March 1st, 2010, 10:16 PM
  2. Wellco Boot Deal at LA Police Gear Deal
    By Streaker in forum Related Gear & Equipment
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: January 26th, 2009, 12:45 PM
  3. or no deal
    By Reborn in forum Defensive Carry Guns
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: March 7th, 2008, 08:51 PM
  4. Looks like it's a done deal
    By Diesel 007 in forum The Second Amendment & Gun Legislation Discussion
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: October 2nd, 2007, 01:41 PM

Search tags for this page

painting gi sights

Click on a term to search for related topics.