Jump to content
CageFighter

shady new pistol sale @BH!

Recommended Posts

My shooting buddy just bought a new pistol from Bullet Hole,  brings it home to find out there's only 1 mag in it after he was told it comes with THREE.  Calls them up and came back in to get the other 2. Not sure if they a OEM Glock mags.  They person behind the counter tells him they pull mags from new pistols all the time.  What kinda shit is that?  He's pissed now and wont buy anything from them going forward.  Too bad he's a new shooter w alot of $$ to spend.  WTF! 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Bullet Hole is generally pretty solid but everyone screws up.  I would for sure tell your buddy to call and speak directly to Manny.

If the mag says Glock on it, it's OEM.  If 10 rounders, your buddy MAY want to look in to buying ETS or Magpul mags as the Glock 10's have a habit of breaking by the feed lips if dropped.  So, if he runs a class or something like that, it may become an issue.  I run the ETS mags and they have been flawless.  
And before anyone chimes in re: Glock mags breaking, this is per the instructor at the Glock Armorer's Course.

Good luck.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
24 minutes ago, tony357 said:

What pistol comes with three mag's ?  One or two  do not recall any with 3 mag's unless they were used. 

In the gun shops I've been to brand new Glock's regularly come with 3 magazines.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

from:

https://www.sportsmansoutdoorsuperstore.com/products2.cfm/ID/197824/pa1750203/glock-17-gen5-9mm-17-round-pistol

"What's in the box?"

  • Glock 17 Gen5 9mm 17-Round Pistol
  • (3) Magazines
  • (2) Interchangeable Back Straps
  • Speed Loader
  • 9mm Bore Brush
  • Back Strap Disassembly Tool (MBS)
  • Cable Lock
  • Hard Shell Case
  • Owner’s Instruction Manual

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

he just got his permit that morning and went to buy is FIRST gun that night.   he was absolutely clueless when walking in.  he listened to the sales guy and then got surprised when he got home.  unfort, I was in so jersey and he didnt want to wait until i got back up north.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
15 minutes ago, CageFighter said:

he just got his permit that morning and went to buy is FIRST gun that night.   he was absolutely clueless when walking in.  he listened to the sales guy and then got surprised when he got home.  unfort, I was in so jersey and he didnt want to wait until i got back up north.

He didn't look in the box?

  • Agree 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

On the handle of the black plastic case that all Glocks come in, there is a white label, right between the two gray plastic clips that hold the box closed.  That label has the bar code, it lists the model and caliber of the firearm, and it lists how many magazines (and of what capacity) are included in the case.

If what he received does not match what the Glock label said comes in the case, I'd say he has recourse, and the vendor had better come up with the missing GLOCK OEM mags.  And if there is a problem, I'd think Glock would want to hear about it.

Glock Customer Service

  • Like 1
  • Agree 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

@CageFighter stated that his friend went back in and got the extra mags. If they were OEM, then the issue was resolved.

I can see how they were pulled out originally. They probably ran out of individual mags for sale, and pulled them until restocked. They just forgot to put them back in. 

  • Agree 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
59 minutes ago, GRIZ said:

He didn't look in the box?

Exactly!!  He buys a new gun, but DOESN'T look in the box to see if all the parts and pieces are in it? Or, doesn't understand what's included? So when he gets home and figures it out, he goes back and they give him the missing mags.

Now, he won't patronize the store because of that?

Scary stuff....

If he's clueless, maybe he shouldn't own the gun in the first place... :dontknow:

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Glad it worked out for the buyer.   I won't fault a first-time buyer for not realizing there were mags missing, he may well have gone in not knowing how many mags to expect in the first place.   And in the showroom, the eye is drawn to the shiny new toy, not the accessories.

As for the lasting impression the vendor may have made, I know if it had been me and the vendor quickly admitted it was their mistake and handed over the missing mags when I returned for them, I'd forgive them.  If the vendor dug in their heels and fought to not hand them over, only grudgingly acquiessing when pushed hard, I'd write that vendor off as one I'd not use in the future.

I don't know where on that scale the buyer's experience with the vendor fell, but since the vendor admitted they always pull the included mags from the guns they sell, I'd be concerned.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
9 hours ago, tony357 said:

What pistol comes with three mag's ?  One or two  do not recall any with 3 mag's unless they were used. 

some XD and XDm skus come with three. All the Sig legion packages seem to come with at least 3 mags.  The sig x-5 package comes with four. CZ has several shadow 2 skus with three mags and competition grips. The accushadow also comes with three mags. CZ czhechmate come with four mags in two different capacities. CZ shadow target II comes with three. FNH FNS-9 competition series comes with three mags. A number of the EAA witness Stock II skus (and some others) come with three mags. That's all today. 

S&W M&P for a while had a competition pack sku with 3 mags and a holster.

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

There was a shop outside Atlanta that specialized in CZs well before most people had ever heard of them. He would routinely pull two of three mags to sell online at $40 a pop before he would put the gun online.You had to catch him at it or it would turn into an argument. He would try to justify it as the only way he made money. So sketchy.

There are crooks all over. Buyer Beware.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.



  • olight.jpg

    Use Promo Code "NJGF10" for 10% Off Regular Items

  • Supporting Vendors

  • Latest Topics

  • Posts

    • I have a case of Federal Premium LE ammo 180gr Hydra-Shok JHP However I'm in North Jersey in 07652.
    • We get heritage pork here, it’s a bit darker and more marbled than the pork we used to buy in NJ.    The loins came out perfect, nice and moist, aMd very flavorful!  I think I like that rub I showed a few posts back better than anything else I’ve made or bought. Just the right amount of spice.  Like brisket, I let the loins rest, wrapped in foil and a towel, sitting in an empty cooler. They sat for about 2 hours. This is key for retaining moisture.    Brisket is at 170°, sitting at the stall. I’m not going to Texas crutch this one, I’m going to let it work through it all on its own. 
    • Has anyone any news on buying ammunition since the new package of laws were signed by Murphy? I use a lot from online purchases that used to require just the FID sent with an order. Are local dealers changing the routine yet?
    • Shooters Sporting Center Facebook posting: STARTING TUESDAY MORNING YOU CAN CALL THE STORE TO BOOK A CLASS. THIS 1 HOUR COURSE IS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY! YOU MUST BE AN EXPERIENCED SHOOTER TO REGISTER FOR THIS CLASS! This is not a training course! $90 Plus Tax Non-Refundable Fee! You will not be refunded if you do not pass! Please come prepared with the following: •Firearm/s you wish to carry (Must be .380 or Larger) Semi-autos preferred- Revolvers will require a speed loader •100 Rounds of ammunition •At least 2 magazines •Drivers License and Firearm’s ID card EYES & EARS required as well, just me adding a reminder.
    • Just found this on GFH: This is not a beginner course! You will be required to demonstrate safety, familiarity, and accuracy. It is pass or fail. – No holster needed – All shooting from the ready position – 50 rounds per firearm – FBI Q target – 24 rounds at 7 yards – 14 rounds at 10 yards – 6 rounds at 15 yards – 6 rounds at 25 yards For a total of 50 rounds. Must hit at least 40 rounds out of 50 (80%)... Only 6 rounds at 25 yards makes this pretty easy for folks who have been shooting for many years...But as noted by another poster, there doesn't seem to be common standards across all ranges. Still, I will practice this (routine) with my 9MM PPQ. I have a 1/2 body type target from Wilson with a 7" circle etched on the body. Later I'll qual with my 45. My question I need help with, beside the actual shooting qual, are we also (required) to take some classroom training course? You know, the type that might discuss the use of deadly force under the law? I don't need to take this because I know the laws, just wondering if I (have) to take this and submit a certificate with the application?
×
×
  • Create New...