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Old 03-24-2018, 11:48 PM
broomhandle broomhandle is offline
 
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Default ANOTHER ugly Sarco story!

Hi All,

I took one more chance with Sarco! Yep! it is ANOTHER disaster!

I called because their ad in " Firearms News" mentioned they had repro canvas cases for the WW-2 Springfield rifle -USMC marked & the early WW-1 canvas cases for the 03 in stock!

Knowing Sarco's POOR reputation, I called & was ASSURED, ALL the items were in stock!
I received two US marked canvas cases - nice quality- BUT ---NOT--- what I ordered!
The WW-1 case was on back order 30 to 90 days! Cost me $12 to ship them back! They tell me they will cover my return shipping charges!

Don't think I'll be doing any more business with them!

IF you must buy from them, drive over or have a pal pick them up for you & ship them to you!

SAD people to deal with!
broom
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Old 03-25-2018, 08:07 AM
schutzen-jager schutzen-jager is offline
 
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lived within a few miles of their NJ store for years + visit the Pa. store at times - the bad reputation is totally deserved - every professional gunsmith + serious collector i know refuse to deal with them at all or only as a last resort if no other source is available for their needs - 35 years ago they were a reputable concern , but no more -
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Old 03-26-2018, 07:36 AM
schutzen-jager schutzen-jager is offline
 
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i stop at Pa. store monthly after my collectors associating meeting - found no changes at all - very bad attitudes + junk merchandise + high prices - lots of reproduction stuff advertised as original -
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Old 06-04-2018, 04:52 PM
broomhandle broomhandle is offline
 
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Hi All,

SCARCO will be sending me a return check for the 1903 WW-1 canvas case!
This item was originally ordered 3/19/18 Today is 6/4/18
It's still not in stock! I was assured the check would be the mail (about a week)

I looked on line - Amazon- had the 1903 WW-1 style canvas case (IN STOCK)
It will be here in about a week! Including shipping $31 & change

Use good judgement, if you deal with SCARCO.

Good Luck,
broom

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Old 11-03-2018, 10:13 PM
firescout firescout is offline
 
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Even just a few years ago they were reputable, in my experiences. First, I got a nice 1911A1 checkered face short trigger to drop in my new Auto Ordnance 1911A1. Shortly after, I got a decent Imperial M5A1 bayonet from them for my HRA M1.
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Old 11-11-2018, 08:49 AM
howardhuge howardhuge is offline
 
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I agree with post above... SGN in the 1980's they sold real USGI gear, great products, today its made in China/India re-pop Junk. I quit buying from them 20 years ago.... " JUST FOUND, A CASE OF .............. ALL LIKE NEW" IS the typical tag line... yea just found in India.
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Old 11-24-2018, 06:44 PM
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I just bought from them and it took 9 days to ship. Way too long for me.
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Old 11-26-2018, 04:01 PM
Star0194 Star0194 is offline
 
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I find that most firearm suppliers and dealers have the Sarco attitued, terrible! Suppliers and gunshops all seem to have the same condescending, rude behavior. When you find a good one stick with them and let them know why.
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Old 12-01-2018, 04:07 PM
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I live by Gun Parts and they are the same way if you go there in person you can have them bring you parts until you see what you want.You have people there making minimum wage.They may have a few people who know military parts
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Old 12-02-2018, 07:45 AM
schutzen-jager schutzen-jager is offline
 
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I used to stop at gunparts , a few years ago I was told that they no longer did counter sales - are they open to the public again ?
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