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Re: J&G sales and Classic firearms feedback

Post by Curly1 » August 19th, 2017, 12:02 pm

those a three really nice examples.
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Re: J&G sales and Classic firearms feedback

Post by Granpooba » February 16th, 2018, 9:03 am

I purchased a P64 from Classic, which was HAND PICKED and stated to be in EXCELLENT condition.
When it arrived and looked over by my FFL dealer and gunsmith, it was stated that is was in GOOD condition at about 85% quality.

I contacted Classic and stated that the person who picked this firearm either did not have their glasses on or used the brail method. Classic refunded to me the $20.00 extra dollars that I paid for " PICK OF THE BEST ".

Not being satisfied with the P64 from Classic, I proceeded to look for another, from an online dealer. I came across " DK Firearms ". Through much email messaging with them about what I wanted quality wise, I decided to purchase a P64 from them.

When the P64 arrived from DK FIREARMS, I could not believe my eyes. :shock: It basically looks like it just came out of the factory. I am sure that it has never been fired. Only mark is on the frame and that could have been caused by physically cycling the slide. I would give it a quality rating of 98 to 99%. Only reason I do not give it 100% is because I have not yet fired it. Truthfully speaking, I am not even sure that I do want to fire it as it is so pristine, I do not want another mark on it.

Can not speak highly enough of DK Firearms as they truly delivered what they said they would. :D

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Re: J&G sales and Classic firearms feedback

Post by Granpooba » February 16th, 2018, 10:39 pm

jb1911 wrote:
August 18th, 2017, 10:58 pm
Here's the 3 I recently got from Classic.

1994 CZ82
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1969 P64 with his Polish brother born one year earlier.
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Another of the P64
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1982 Bulgarian Makarov
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You must have gotten " LUCKY " :!: Better luck thank a lot of folks, including myself. :roll:

As I make this posting, I have a company checking their complete shipment / supply for an unissued / unfired P64. With no signs of any wear. I can only hope that they get lucky. :lol:

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Re: J&G sales and Classic firearms feedback

Post by Curly1 » February 17th, 2018, 2:18 pm

those are all excellent examples!
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Re: J&G sales and Classic firearms feedback

Post by mikeg7 » February 23rd, 2018, 4:45 pm

I've got several guns from Classic Firearms, and all have been fine until my last P-64.

The batch was advertised as being Very Good to Excellent and I paid for a hand select too.

When I got the pistol the slide was so caked in rust that a round would not chamber due to the extractor being encrusted with rust.

I contacted Classic and thought they might send me a replacement, but they only offered to refund the $20.00 hand select fee.

I was able to completely strip the slide and clean all the rust out, leaving some parts a bit pitted but the pistol now seems serviceable.
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Re: J&G sales and Classic firearms feedback

Post by Cobalt-60 » February 23rd, 2018, 7:03 pm

Every example I have ever seen (either purchased by myself or by others that I know) from Classic has always been rated one to two NRA grades better than I would rate it. This is the exact opposite situation from my experience with AIM where I have received examples which we're actually in better condition than I had expected. I have no direct experience with J&G.

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Re: J&G sales and Classic firearms feedback

Post by Ketchman » February 24th, 2018, 11:55 am

Have you sent those pictures to Classic?? While the condition is not acceptable I can see how it made it past the person who was not terribly interested in doing a full and complete inspection before shipping the weapon. Without field stripping the gun it would appear that from the non ejection port side you may not see much if any rust. At any rate, Classic should make good on this. My last purchase from them, an AP 7.65, was not the best, it took almost 2 weeks from the money transfer date and 3 unresponded to emails and over a dozen calls that were NEVER answered by a human from me to get the dang gun shipped!! It was in great shape when I got it and matched the description but 12 days to ship??
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Re: J&G sales and Classic firearms feedback

Post by Curly1 » February 24th, 2018, 3:38 pm

That has got to be the worst one anyone has every shown Classic should make it good or they should be dead to you.
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Re: J&G sales and Classic firearms feedback

Post by Granpooba » February 26th, 2018, 12:41 am

Hi,

Instead of typing out a whole new reply. The following is what I have previously posted:


Previous post :arrow: I have already purchased two from surplus vendors. Both were advertised to be in " Excellent " condition. The first one from CLASSIC FIREARMS, turned out to be about 85% quality. I contacted them and they returned my funds for " Pick of the Best ".

The second one I purchased from DK FIREARMS. Had it apart recently and I can not find any evidence of it ever being fired. Their is a mark from the slide being cycled on the frame, but that could have been caused by cycling it by hand. Absolutely no marks on or in magazine. Appears to have never held any ammo. Barrel looks like nothing fired thru it. And no marks on outside of barrel. Finally, feed ramp shows no marks what so ever. As if no ammo had ever been cycled. I would give the quality of this firearm about a 98 or 99% rating. Would give it a higher mark, but have not fired it yet.

I can not speak high enough about DK FIREARMS, as they really communicated well with me and did supply what I was asking for.

P.S. As I stated, DL Firearms did great for me. As other folks have stated, Classic Firearms I personally believe is a hit and miss and I would not purchase from them again. As for J&G, I have do not have a clue as I have never purchased a firearm from them.

Good luck with your search and kindly let us all know, how your purchase turns out and the condition of the firearm.

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Re: J&G sales and Classic firearms feedback

Post by Granpooba » February 26th, 2018, 12:44 am

mikeg7 wrote:
February 23rd, 2018, 4:45 pm
I've got several guns from Classic Firearms, and all have been fine until my last P-64.

The batch was advertised as being Very Good to Excellent and I paid for a hand select too.

When I got the pistol the slide was so caked in rust that a round would not chamber due to the extractor being encrusted with rust.

I contacted Classic and thought they might send me a replacement, but they only offered to refund the $20.00 hand select fee.

I was able to completely strip the slide and clean all the rust out, leaving some parts a bit pitted but the pistol now seems serviceable.
Man, that looks like crap :!: Glad that I did not get that one. :)

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