FN selling to just the govt.

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FN selling to just the govt.

Post by jhoser2000 » 13 Mar 2013, 13:08

I heard through the grape vine today that FN will not sell to the enthusiast anymore and will only be selling to the government sector. Is this true? I personally find this very hard to believe since so many people use there weapons in 3-gun and what not. Thanks for any input.

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Post by blueorison » 13 Mar 2013, 13:23

this isn't Jesse, is it? haha

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Post by Rapier1772 » 13 Mar 2013, 13:29

Don't we already have a thread about this somewhere? I'm runnin on a 40hr day or else I'd look it up, someone else find this one, I'll merge it when I wake up. :laugh:
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Post by Vortec MAX » 13 Mar 2013, 14:32

I mentioned in another thread that I overheard a dealer at a gunshow saying that the Secret Service wants all the 5.7x28 ammo that FN can produce, therefore they are not making any for the civilian market. That's as close as I've heard to what the OP is saying.

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Post by panzermk2 » 13 Mar 2013, 14:49

Vortec MAX wrote:I mentioned in another thread that I overheard a dealer at a gunshow saying that the Secret Service wants all the 5.7x28 ammo that FN can produce, therefore they are not making any for the civilian market. That's as close as I've heard to what the OP is saying.

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Re: FN selling to just the govt.

Post by jhoser2000 » 14 Mar 2013, 07:30

No Blue this isn't Jesse!

Sorry Rapier I did do a quick search but didn't find anything.

Thanks for the info i just wanted to confirm my gut feeling.

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Post by Fowldout » 14 Mar 2013, 14:39

I was at the plant today and According to a security guard, This is true. However, He said this is supposed to change April 1st.

(That is gun sales to civilians are currently on hold until April 1st)

I will see next week. I'm going to try and set up a tour of the plant and buy a pistol like some of my friends have done there previously.

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Post by Hebs » 14 Mar 2013, 20:52

Fowldout... I've bought a few guns from the factory... It's a great deal. :)

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Re: FN selling to just the govt.

Post by jhoser2000 » 15 Mar 2013, 20:04

Fowldout, thanks for the info. Let me know what they say when you go back.

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