08-01-2010, 11:49 AM
I'll take it, as per our PM's. Thanks! :)
09-28-2010, 5:36 PM
I purchased this rifle from guniorcbr, and it was not in the condition described. It is obvious it has way more than 100 rds. through it, and it had a severe feeding problem as well. Upon closer inspection, the finish had many dings near the ejection port (indicating heavy usage). Furthermore, the magazine follower spring was bent and re-bent in all sorts of ways, and the feed lips were bent in a manner such that the left column rounds would not chamber. There was NO WAY this rifle would feed. I had to purchase a new follower and spring AND bend the feed lips to hold the rounds. (Good thing I'm a DIY kinda guy.)
I contacted the seller and informed him of the problems, but he refused to offer any remedy. To quote the seller, "Again sir I did not have any problem with it, also if I had and shot it I can't return it to Irvington to get something back( just an example) we are dealing with a rifle here not a car that you can buy a warranty." Of course, we buy and sell firearms here on CGN in good faith, assuming that any and all problems are fully disclosed, and that descriptions are as accurate as possible. In this case, they were not.
Lesson learned. Beware of sellers who frequently delete their listings after the fact.
Here's the original listing:
I have here for sale is my Savage 12FV with accutrigger, comes with Farrell scope mount, Warne scope rings,Super sniper scope SS 10x42M , Harris bipod.
Rifle is very good condition , low round count less than 100, caliber .223. Need to make room in my safe .
Here is the specs:
12 Series Varmint
Model 12FV – with AccuTrigger™
Action Short Action / Bolt Action
Caliber 223 Rem
Overall Length 46"
Barrel Length 26" Heavy Barrel
Weight 8.75 lbs
Magazine Capacity 4 rounds
Safety Thumb safety
Stock Black synthetic with positive checkering, dual pillar bedding
Sights Drilled and tapped for scope mounts
Rifling Rate of Twist 1 in 9"
Features AccuTrigger™, over-sized bolt handle, blued barreled action, heavy free-floating and button-rifled barrel, with internal box magazine and swivel studs.
Location:East Bay, SF, (510)
buyer to pay transfer fees.
Trades welcome : looking to trade this for a 1911(complete rifle and accesories)
Also willing to sell just the rifle for 500.00 without accesories.
thanks for looking
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