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#5743688 - 05/14/15 11:09 AM ANIB on Gunbroker?
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Can someone fill me in on ANIB on Gunbroker.com. All these acronyms are killing me. Thanks
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#5743698 - 05/14/15 11:14 AM Re: ANIB on Gunbroker? [Re: Elkhunter49]
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As new in box
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#5743700 - 05/14/15 11:16 AM Re: ANIB on Gunbroker? [Re: Elkhunter49]
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Thank you buddy
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#5743930 - 05/14/15 01:59 PM Re: ANIB on Gunbroker? [Re: Elkhunter49]
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Almost New In Box smile

It should mean that the gun has been fired, but you can't really tell that it has. Of course some sellers have different views of what a new gun should look like.
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#5744027 - 05/14/15 03:08 PM Re: ANIB on Gunbroker? [Re: Elkhunter49]
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Almost New In Box... "Broken In" means they shot it, they think they properly broke in the barrel, and becasue of their hard efforts and ammo used they can charge more bang
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#5744105 - 05/14/15 03:51 PM Re: ANIB on Gunbroker? [Re: Elkhunter49]
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ANIB stands for "As New In Box". ANIB means the firearm and box are in the same condition as they left the factory. This can be used when the rifle has not been fired, other than the factory test fire.

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#5746373 - 05/16/15 08:26 AM Re: ANIB on Gunbroker? [Re: Elkhunter49]
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Wouldn't that be the same as LNIB "Like New In Box" I have never seen ANIB either. It is also funny with NIB and BNIB

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#5746409 - 05/16/15 08:50 AM Re: ANIB on Gunbroker? [Re: Elkhunter49]
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I've always taken it as "as new in box". Basically meaning the same condition as it came from the factory. Doesn't necessarily mean it has or hasn't been fired. Just means it doesn't show any visible usage marks.

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#5746461 - 05/16/15 09:18 AM Re: ANIB on Gunbroker? [Re: BigPig]
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Originally Posted By: BigPig
Almost New In Box... "Broken In" means they shot it, they think they properly broke in the barrel, and becasue of their hard efforts and ammo used they can charge more bang
I've got a shotgun my Dad passed down, I could put it in a cardboard box and sell it as"ANIB" right?
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#5747082 - 05/16/15 07:14 PM Re: ANIB on Gunbroker? [Re: Elkhunter49]
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been a member of gunbroker for 15 years , seen it all . depends on the person selling the item , there idea of ANIB,LNIB, could be very far apart from yours . rule of thumb i use is NIB UNFIRED .
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