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Post by John Dervis on 8/20/2019, 1:50 pm

Hello all,

  This isn't really Bullseye related but you guys are a wealth of knowledge so I thought I would ask the group.  Where would it be best to sell a service rifle?  The only competitive activity I do is Bullseye and this is the only forum I belong to so I'm lost.  These are kind of specialized rifles of course so I wasn't sure GB and the like would be the best bet.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Thanks.
John

Thanks for the suggestions.  Here is a picture along with the specifics that I have in front of me.  If anyone is interested, go ahead and send me a PM and we can discuss it further.  I looked up the current retail which is around $1300 but my guess is they do not sell for that much so I'm not sure what would be reasonable to ask.  $1000.00 maybe?  If I'm out of whack, let me know.

Rock River Arms NM A2
20" Stainless Barrel w/o flash hider
RRA 2 Stage NM Trigger
1/2" x 1/2" Apperature Rear sight
.040 front sight
I have the lead weight set for it too but they are not installed.  I've had this for a few years but it is unfired outside of the factory.
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Post by STEVE SAMELAK on 8/20/2019, 1:56 pm

Did you contact any of the High Power guys form the ISRA?
John Neuman might be a good first contact.
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Post by zanemoseley on 8/20/2019, 2:20 pm

nationalmatch.us

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Post by SteveT on 8/20/2019, 3:20 pm

I'll give ya 50 bucks!

If you think you can do better I think usrifleteams.com replaced nationalmatch.us a few years ago, but can't check from work.
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Post by dronning on 8/20/2019, 3:31 pm

http://www.usrifleteams.com/forums/  (nationalmatch.us)

I think you have to post 10 times before you can list anything for sale, you can ask for an exception.  Just like here there is always a new shooter looking for gear.
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Post by willnewton on 8/20/2019, 4:04 pm

Possibly targettalk.org.  

Generally, we stick to Bullseye stuff here, but why don’t you post up some info and a pic in this thread?  

You were nice enough to ask rather than just post up a For Sale and that is appreciated.  

Some Service rifle fans are probably clicking this listing right now just out of curiosity. Wink
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Post by Steve K on 8/20/2019, 6:15 pm

Try the CMP Forum, http://forums.thecmp.org/.

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Post by adminbot1911 on 8/20/2019, 7:21 pm

Since there is so much overlap between shooters of both pistol and rifle disciplines, I submit a vote for our own commercial row in addition to the sites above.
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Post by John Dervis on 8/20/2019, 8:46 pm

I have added a description and a picture if anyone on our board is interested.  If no one here wants it, I will explore some of those other boards.

Thanks to everyone that offered ideas.

John

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Post by john bickar on 8/20/2019, 10:35 pm

An unfired RRA iron sight service rifle for $1K sounds reasonable. It's a tough sell for what you paid for it because the rules have changed (anyone want to buy a Walther OSP or a free pistol for what I paid for them? Laughing)

usrifleteams and CMP forums are the places to post, as previously stated.

Free bump.
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Post by LenV on 8/20/2019, 11:10 pm

I'm getting old. I was hoping he had a M14 for sale.

Another free bump   And John I would love to buy a free pistol for what you paid for it. The older the better. I bought my 41 for 179.00.
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Post by TonyH on 8/21/2019, 7:29 am

I'm getting old. I was hoping he had a M14 for sale.

Another free bump   And John I would love to buy a free pistol for what you paid for it. The older the better. I bought my 41 for 179.00.
It's not just you....I am right on your heels. I bought my 41 for $275, when Ruger Mark 1's were going for about $80 or thereabouts.
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Post by ropsahl on 8/22/2019, 4:29 pm

FYI, A2's Service Rifles are harder to sell since the rule change allowing up to 4.5X optics.

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