Originally Posted by doh31672
I've bought a couple through CG, and have been fortunate to have good experiences so far. Pay attention to the seller's rating, sort of like eBay feedback. I would say that when you meet for the buy, make sure you know how to take the gun down and do an internal inspection. I bring ammo and ask to put at least a magazine or two through it as well. Don't be afraid to walk if something doesn't look right.
I have never done live fire in a gun-shop parking lot. That behavior is frowned on