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What's the safest method of payment?

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by stallion85, Jan 12, 2007.

  1. stallion85

    stallion85 1/2 ton status

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    I am going to put a rifle up for sale on Gun Broker and want to know what is the safest method for me to recieve payment without being scammed. I have heard the Postal Money orders are the way to go, I just don't think you can do one for $1600:o

    Anyone have any tips for me?


    Thanks
     
  2. Big Blzn

    Big Blzn 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Only take bank cashiers checks and do not send rifle to buyer until you can confirm the check has cleared into your account. CASH!
     
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    mikey_d05 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    USPS money orders or a cashier's check. Depending on their standing with the bank cashier's checks can be had anywhere from free to $20.
     
  4. stallion85

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    Thanks guys!
     
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    68MUDSTUD OCD with shiny things

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    whatcha sellin?
     
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    How about a Canadian money order.:D :doah:
     
  8. sweetk30

    sweetk30 professional hooker Premium Member

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    certifyed bank check and send it signiture requested to prove he sent and you got it.
     
  9. stallion85

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    LOL inside joke. Stupid banks don't know what a canadian money order is. The post office does though......:D

    I am selling my 300 ultra mag Christensen Arms rifle.
     
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    I would say paypal is the safest bet. Once you have the funds in your paypal account then withdraw them to your checking account immediately. Once the money has been transfered to your checking account then you are safe. Postal money orders and even cashiers checks can have a stop payment put on them, a little harder to do but still doable.
     
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    You can't buy or sell firearms using paypal, technically
     
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    4X4HIGH 1 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Fortunately he wouldn't be selling the firearms through paypal, only accepting a payment for "GOODS".
     
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    I thought I did, let me check...
     
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    Nope. Used my Visa.
     
  15. stallion85

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    gunbroker.com gives you the option to use paypal when you sell an item. I don't know if that is only for knives, magazines, and non gun stuff though.....
     

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