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April 17, 2019
4:59 pm
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I search the WEB often for gun info and deals.

I thought I found a pretty good deal on Armslist the other day. 7445 Super Mag. I contacted the seller and asked about 5 questions. The party always got back to me but never answered any of the questions. I then asked for a phone number, address, and name for my FFL to send his info and get the details on the gun being sent. Ignored my request and only gave an email. I thought I was dealing with a seller in Wisconsin because that is where the listing says. It turns out the seller is in Virginia. This seller is a scam, money order the whole bit. The seller said he had a box but would never show it. After 10 emails never provided a name. Ask a ton of question, if they have nothing to hide things will go great. Fortunately I asked the right questions and did not get any of the right answers. I contacted Armslist, I hope they remove the listing.

April 17, 2019
5:45 pm
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Yes need to be real careful when dealing on Armslist.  

April 17, 2019
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I only do local

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April 17, 2019
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Armslist is full of scammers, great place to find something local but I would never send money in hopes to receive a firearm.

April 18, 2019
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After the first time I almost got scammed on Armslist I learned my lesson real fast.  I always make sure I talk to the seller and carry on a conversation with them.  I can tell based on the conversation whether it’s real or a scam.  I’v purchased some nice pieces off of Armslist but still come across scams that I can tell a mile away.

April 19, 2019
8:31 pm
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A few years ago I saw an ad for a 7445 SM, it was a gun I had already purchased!  I had it sitting on my desk while I corresponded with the ‘seller’, total scam.  I informed Armslist and they told me that I was making a serious accusation!  I replied that I was the current owner of the gun, it was in my possession and I wasn’t selling it, the listing was a total sham.  They seemed more interested in protecting the ‘seller’ than listening to me.  Last time I looked at Armslist.  That site is like the wild west, snake oil salesmen around every corner.

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April 20, 2019
2:54 pm
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I always look at Armslist with the filter set to Wisconsin. If there is anything close to me I always plan to drive to the location and look at the gun first hand. I have purchased 4 revolvers this way. 3 of the guns less than 20 minutes from my home. This last one would have been 1 1/2 hours which is not bad. This is how I figured out it was a scam. When I wanted to go see the gun I could not get an address only an email address. I reported it to Armslist, the next day I got a note from Armslist saying it was a scam and the ad was pulled.

April 20, 2019
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I got my first wife off of Armslist…it was a scam

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April 20, 2019
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I’m looking for my future ex-wife on Craigslist … it’s probably a scam.

April 20, 2019
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The biggest scam in the history of mankind is anthromorphic glogal warming. 

April 23, 2019
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I saw the same listing and even spoke to the guy who didn’t impress me at all. I also was that the phone number was in a different state than the listing. I also saw that the same picture used was already on the web from a gun broker listing year earlier. Then there’s the FFL, whom I contacted but they could not verify the ID of the “seller”. I texted the seller that he didn’t impress me as being trustworthy and I would not be proceeding. He texted back “that’s fine”. Yes it was a scam. 

After that I found another armslist ad for a 445 and this one did check out, but I insisted on sending the money order to the FFL dealer for the seller to pick up and drop off the gun. Everything went fine this time and now I have a nice 445 Supermag. 

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