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AuctionArms vs. Gunbroker.com?

Discussion in 'For Sale- Members only' started by BRUSHMAN, Apr 6, 2009.

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  1. BRUSHMAN

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    Does anyone have experience either buying or selling on AuctionArms vs. Gunbroker.com? I have a few items I'd like to sell, but don't know what is a fair price to ask. I figured I'd let the marketplace tell me. Thanks.
     
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    I prefer GunBroker, but have used both.
     
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    gunbroker hands down
     
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    Gun broker Has more dealers and they run the prices up They also have the 15min rule so you will pay top dollar. AA has fewer dealers . If you buy ---AA, if you sell GB. Parts, brass, feebay band stuff Is hard to sell on either and get a good price.
     
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    The best spot to sell your personal stuff is right on trapshooters.com. Just give a 3 day inspection and stand by your product if the person does not like it. Rate it conservative. If you list on this website its going to sell fast so get ready.
    Mike Sharkey, DC
     
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    I have used both and prefer gunbroker. Bulge
     
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    I've had best luck selling 30+ guns on Gunbroker. Non-gun stuff on ebay. However, depending upon what you have, you might want to try listing them here and avoid auction fees.

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    I'll go against the grain and say that I have had exceptional success on Auction Arms. This is for all types, handguns, rifles and shotguns. I'm talking hundreds of guns! The trick on either site is to try not to use a reserve, low bid increments, good pictures, very conservative descriptions, and a low--reasonable--for you starting price. Guys that put retail prices as opening bids rarely sell anything. You want to get some bids on the board and let the competition begin. And with low increments, guys are likely to go that ONE more bid. I rarely have an increment over $5.00 Many are $1 or $2 dollars. I use gunbroker too, but seem to gravitate back to AA. Many times I come to Trapshooters for good shotguns because this is a great marketplace for clean stuff that is priced right and no fees for the seller. Plus--Trapshooters are a great bunch of folks--honest and easy to deal with. Just my perspective. Hope it's helpful.
     
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    Thanks to all of you who responded. I think I'll take the advice to post it here, and see what happens.
     
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