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SGT HATRED
03-20-2012, 11:09
I have the offer to trade my Benelli M3 for a MSAR Stg in tan. I already own a bushmaster m4 and another 12ga. Would this be a good trade on my part? I know microtech isn't making the Stg's anymore and I've herd storys of an import ban on said shotguns...

What say you? Any and all opinions welcome!

SGT HATRED
03-20-2012, 11:36
This...
http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q37/Merlin-X/2011-07-08135628.jpg
For this...
http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q37/Merlin-X/MSAR_006.jpg
And the sight mark, comes with it.

Presscheck40
03-20-2012, 11:38
Already having an M-4 I would hang on to the shotgun. Imop

Presscheck40

SGT HATRED
03-20-2012, 11:58
Any word on that shotgun ban?

SGT HATRED
03-20-2012, 12:19
Anyone else? The seller is willing to do a straight trade...

SGT HATRED
03-20-2012, 12:21
Neither will come with boxes or papers his has 3 mags...
http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q37/Merlin-X/MSAR_001.jpg

usmc2537gunny
03-20-2012, 12:38
IMO I think I would keep the shotgun! Trick out your M4 if you want a different look or feel.

TexasGlockster
03-20-2012, 12:38
I'd keep the shotgun. To me the MSAR is really only good IF there is a ban, and then only IF you were already planning on selling it. Just my $.02.

Rancher
03-20-2012, 12:44
Any word on that shotgun ban?

Benelli has not been able to import the magazine extensions for some time now but have not heard of any shotgun ban other than the banter that comes up every year or so.

You can buy an extension for a Benelli, just not an imported factory extension.

No opinion on the trade. It's about what you like/want. Did you check gunbroker on prices of both?

Rancher

SGT HATRED
03-20-2012, 19:02
Gunbroker has the msar's at 1000 up to like 2500 the M3s are around 1200...

SGT HATRED
03-20-2012, 19:04
So how about a collectors point of view? Any thoughts on which would be more sought after?

faawrenchbndr
03-20-2012, 19:37
MSAR is currently in Bankruptcy,......I would avoid the STG like the plague!

Sheepdog Scout
03-20-2012, 23:21
I love the bullpup platforms. And I love and own a Steyr and the AUG design. But with all the issues the STG has had and the problems that MSAR is currently having, I'd avoid an MSAR rifle. The MSAR looks like a straight copy of the AUG, but it's not. No parts interchange, not even the magazines.

Now I know a person or two that have and STG and like it. But I also know several that have had all sort of issues with them.

I'd pass. All AUGs have collector value, but I don't think the MSARs do. Honestly, in my opinion the MSAR was a mediocre made, poorly designed, reverse engineered thing.

Assuming the MSAR owner is up front with you and his rifle has been 100%, I'd only trade for it if you got about $400, plus the rifle. The MSAR to me, is at best a $700-800 gun.

The MSARs used to sell for around $1600-2000 or so a few years. Now they sell, if they sell, for a lot less.

It'll cost more, but I'd go for an actual AUG. And Steyr is supposed to resume production of the A3 sometime this year.