Empower Network http://w w w .empow ernetw ork.com/blythe2012/blog/online-gun-auction/?id=blythe2012 September 9, 2012 There are many options to choose from for an online gun auction on the internet. An online gun auction can be used to sell your unwanted guns or to purchase and upgrade your current range. The advantages with an online gun auction are many. Firstly you have such a wide variety to choose from all on your computer screen. Handguns or hunting rifles, machine guns or assault rifles, even antique collector guns are available, a veritable smorgasbord of choice. Secondly is the convenience of an online gun auction. There is no need for you to fight through the traffic to get to your local gun store and then find a car park and then once you get there you find that the store hasn’t got want you want and so you have to drive to the next one. No there’s no need for any of that with an online gun auction. You get yourself to your computer screen, park yourself on your seat and then you cruize around all the online gun sites that you want until you find what you are after. Next on the advantage list is price. Everybody is after a bargain and you can certainly get a good price when you check out the gun auction sites. The beauty of it is that you can look up what previous listings of the particular gun you are after have sold for and then you can compare the average price across several gun auction sites to give you a very clear idea of what you should expect to pay in any online gun auction. If you tried doing this by going around the bricks and mortar stores it would take you hours, even days. Another advantage with an online gun auction is, even if you don’t know what the average price is for the particular weapon you are after, you can set the maximum price you are willing to pay. This means that you won’t go over your budget so you will never get that feeling that you have been ripped off because you think you have paid too much – as long as you stick to your budget! This is especially important if you have to be price conscious. Once again this a big advantage over going from store to store because you can go to the different online gun auction sites and check out which ones are selling guns that fit your budget. In order to find any online gun auction site you only have to Google ‘online gun auction’ and you will be presented with a range of choices. You can then filter them by price, location (if provided), weapon range or however else you want to choose. One thing you should do when looking at these gun auction sites is to check out any reviews that you can find about each site. If you put in the search button on your computer something like “(name of online gun auction site) reviews” there should be several that will pop up and this will give you an idea of how reliable the particular gun auction site is based on the experiences of other buyers. When you find an auction site that has consistently good reviews and has the range of guns you are after and in the price range you are looking at then you are onto a winner. Then it is just a matter of placing your bids. Most sites will allow you to auto-bid up to the maximum price you are willing to pay. If offered this is a feature that you should always use so that you stay within your budget. One last thing to keep in mind when you are buying a gun on online auctions is to factor in the price of shipping. If you don’t do this then you could blow away your budget. Freight charges will vary depending on the type of gun (weight and size will affect freight charges), where you live, and quantity. Make sure you have a clear understanding of what these charges will be before you win an auction otherwise you could be in for a nasty surprise. I hope these tips about the factors of an online gun auction have been helpful and will reward you with a successful gun auction experience.