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Old 05-02-2012, 09:22 PM
ACE5n8s ACE5n8s is offline
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Too good to be true




You know the saying too good to be true? Well I recently bought a SA TRP Full Rail Operator from my local gun shop. This is the gun I wish I coulda found two years ago when I bought my non-rail AK TRP, but, obviously I couldnt find one. So the other day I walk in and see this thing in the case. Bought it right away. Even after getting it home and knowing what I know about these guns I'm still kind of in shock. The sticker on the gun...no joke was 799. Walked out the door (after the owner helped me more w the cost) for 729.99. I've called SA and they said its a TRP Operator built in 2004. Is there ANY chance I'm not holding what I think I am? Someone pinch me please.
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Old 05-02-2012, 09:28 PM
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Can't see how it could be a false alarm. TRP rollmark on slide. Adjustable rear night sight. AK finish. Bull barrel. And finally, SA says so. Congrats!!

FWIW, a nice one sold on the SW Forum yesterday for $1K even.
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Old 05-02-2012, 09:34 PM
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Check, check, check, check and check. Are they dropping in value or did I just find a hell of a deal? I thought these critters went for 13-1600 if ya find the right guy.
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Old 05-02-2012, 09:42 PM
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There's one currently on gunbroke.com being aggresively bid at $1200+ with five days left. The local SA dealer gets a bunch of new ones in occasionally and sells them out quickly at $1900.

Don't fight it--sounds like you found a bargain--and an ignorant retailer.
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Old 05-02-2012, 09:46 PM
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Sounds like a dang good deal to me!

That's a fantastic gun at that price!
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Old 05-03-2012, 02:10 AM
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smoking deal
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Old 05-03-2012, 03:54 AM
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You know the saying too good to be true? Well I recently bought a SA TRP Full Rail Operator from my local gun shop. This is the gun I wish I coulda found two years ago when I bought my non-rail AK TRP, but, obviously I couldnt find one. So the other day I walk in and see this thing in the case. Bought it right away. Even after getting it home and knowing what I know about these guns I'm still kind of in shock. The sticker on the gun...no joke was 799. Walked out the door (after the owner helped me more w the cost) for 729.99. I've called SA and they said its a TRP Operator built in 2004. Is there ANY chance I'm not holding what I think I am? Someone pinch me please.
You just punked a gunshop LOL
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Old 05-03-2012, 08:51 AM
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I'll tell you what I'll give you the $729 plus all the shipping fees. You send it to me and you won't have to worry about it.

Nice score! They obviously didn't realize what they had.
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Old 05-03-2012, 11:01 AM
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Thanks guys. It's like a waking up next to a good lookin chick. You can see her but ya still wonder how ya got so lucky.
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Old 05-03-2012, 12:00 PM
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You bought a quality pruduct at a fair price.
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Old 05-03-2012, 12:47 PM
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Thanks guys. It's like a waking up next to a good lookin chick. You can see her but ya still wonder how ya got so lucky.
OTOH you wake up, strange surroundings, you carefully turn your head to the other side and see a woman sleeping and you wonder where in hell am I?
And who is this woman next to me? Afraid to make any moves or noise lest she wake up and acream...... Then you realize you are at home in your own bed and the woman is your wife?
Ah the joys of being an international pilot ............
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Old 05-03-2012, 01:04 PM
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So did you buy a Lotto ticket yet ? Great find.
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Old 05-03-2012, 01:11 PM
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pic's ??
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Old 05-03-2012, 08:10 PM
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Sandpaper grips wont do...I'll post some once i put my grips n flat trigger on!!
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Old 05-03-2012, 08:17 PM
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Didn't happen without pictures.....post some up.
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Old 05-03-2012, 09:39 PM
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Holly smokes! What a deal, I would have went home and got my credit card and made the wife mad as he'll, if I came across that deal.
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Old 05-03-2012, 10:15 PM
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http://s1129.photobucket.com/albums/...er_media_share

Hope that worked. Can't have people callin BS even knowing they're joking. It needs cleaned and maybe a re-coating (see the little chip by "operator"). But I shoot my guns so she'll prob keep her battle scars.

Last edited by ACE5n8s; 05-03-2012 at 10:16 PM. Reason: Image didn't work
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Old 05-03-2012, 10:58 PM
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that is so such a GREAT FIND you should buy a fist full of lottery tickets - you KARMA is red hot right now!!!!

great looking SA blaster. .
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