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#3098499 - 12/27/12 11:20 PM Sks price gone crazy
southernhunter
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As some of you know . I was toying with the idea of selling my paratrooper sks, one more quick look at what there going for changed my mind , gunbroker has one with a bid of 670 , I saw a few others on different sites ranging between 500 and 1200 , I was shocked , but guess I better hold onto it for awhile now
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#3099493 - 12/28/12 07:47 PM Re: Sks price gone crazy [Re: southernhunter]
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I can remember back in the 90s when those things where everywhere for $50 and as much ammo as you could want with them for next to nothing...we all took it for granted that they would be around for a long time for that price. I remember guys coming to the archery shop (Ed's Sport Shop) when he started selling them...he would get in a whole UPS truck load of SKS's and the guys would be there going through the boxes as they were unloading them and would buy truck loads of them. $50 for most and $75 for the ones with better stocks and such. Now they are $700+.
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#3099545 - 12/28/12 08:18 PM Re: Sks price gone crazy [Re: Crow Terminator]
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The only people paying $700+ for an SKS are people who are panic buying. SKS's are simply not worth that much, period. Pre-panic prices were $300-500, depending on condition and accessories.

And even those prices are IMHO too high - they really should only be a $200-$300 gun, tops.
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#3099547 - 12/28/12 08:19 PM Re: Sks price gone crazy [Re: -DRM-]
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BTW, to the OP who saw the high prices and decided to hold on - if you want to get those kinds of prices, you better sell NOW... If you wait you will more than likely see prices fall back down to the range I mentioned earlier.
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#3099788 - 12/29/12 02:19 AM Re: Sks price gone crazy [Re: -DRM-]
redblood
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sell
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#3099852 - 12/29/12 06:51 AM Re: Sks price gone crazy [Re: redblood]
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Sell. You were going to anyway and the price will drop in a few months.
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#3099967 - 12/29/12 09:47 AM Re: Sks price gone crazy [Re: Bowdacious]
southernhunter
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If I can find someone willing to pay 700 , it's gone . Lol
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#3099972 - 12/29/12 09:51 AM Re: Sks price gone crazy [Re: southernhunter]
corymhoward
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I can remember wanting one at a gun show when I was a boy and my dad not wanting to pay $125 for a $75 gun
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