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Old 02-23-2013, 12:09 PM   #1
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Checked on armslist.com. Yesterday came across a mint PPK/L in .22 lr for
$900.00 in Oklahoma. The same pistol, same serial number, was on Gunbroker.com in Texas for $3,000.00.

Also came across a PPK/L in .22lr NIB that was listed at $1,500.00 on amrslist.com from New Hampshire. Seller "Buford Bagsworth".

The seller e-mailed me and wanted the money wired to his account
and never mentioned anything about needing a FFL.

I told him I don't buy firearms that way and if he wished to sell the PPK/L
I would need his address and I would mail an FFL with a certified check
or money order. He then e-mailed me and said he was an old man with
a Walther for sale and that was the last contact with him.

Be very cautious with armslist.com.

At least with gunbroker.com you can read feed back from buyers and sellers.
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Old 03-27-2013, 05:54 AM   #2
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Actually Alfonzo Fontana what I said was "I'm not in business I'm just an old guy with a Walther to sell. Can't do credit cards."

This was in response to you saying "In my course of business I purchase firearms either with a credit card and fax the seller my FFL if it is not on file. Or by mailing my FFL to the seller along with a bank certified check or money order."

Now I know why ARMSLIST has this disclaimer "REMEMBER: Avoid scams by dealing locally and NEVER send money to sellers without using a trusted escrow service." I'm in New Hampshire and you're in Seaside Oregon and I'm supposed to take your credit card? I may be old but I'm not an old fool.

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Old 05-27-2013, 10:01 PM   #3
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I thought I had a deal with Mr. Bagsworth for a Browning HI Power. I had never done anything like this over the internet. I consulted my FFL. When I told Bagsworth it had to go through my FFL and I had to send him a Post Office Money Order, suddenly he wasn't interested in the deal. Interesting, no?
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Old 05-28-2013, 07:35 AM   #4
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I pity Archie...his father is a bit deluded

archiesdad you have posted about a dozen inane comments on this thread which reveal much about your intellect.

One wonders why you are posting BS about a fictitious Browning transaction on the Walther thread. Slow Memorial Day in India no place?

BTW how's things going after your bankruptcy? You and you life partner still hanging in there :-O

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In a phrase, knock it off. Take it to PM or registered mail or to your attorneys.
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