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#6388189 - 07/30/16 10:52 AM Did I get a used handgun?
P8riot76 Offline
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Registered: 06/25/16
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Was recently in the market for a high capacity 9mm for home defense. Found a GREAT deal on an M&P full size, 17 round at Academy. After getting it home and stripping for cleaning, I noticed I didn't get the standard S&W packaging...no lock, no spent test round, the serial number is laser etched on the slide and the barrel along with US POL and a 16 digit code. The barrel was really dirty. I've put a couple hundred rounds through it with no problems. I'm just curious.

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#6388199 - 07/30/16 11:03 AM Re: Did I get a used handgun? [Re: P8riot76]
White Falcon Online   content
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I would try to take it back!

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#6388207 - 07/30/16 11:15 AM Re: Did I get a used handgun? [Re: P8riot76]
cyphertext Offline
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Registered: 09/12/06
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What model did you get? Is it one with an internal lock? Many manufacturers no longer ship a pistol with a spent case, as no states require it anymore.

And no, you can't take it back.

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#6388210 - 07/30/16 11:16 AM Re: Did I get a used handgun? [Re: P8riot76]
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Academy won't resell it.. you may have not received the extras, but I imagine the barrel is dirty from test firing at the factory.
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#6388216 - 07/30/16 11:29 AM Re: Did I get a used handgun? [Re: P8riot76]
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Registered: 03/22/11
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My new MP did not come with a spent round

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#6388249 - 07/30/16 12:03 PM Re: Did I get a used handgun? [Re: Tactical Cowboy]
P8riot76 Offline
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No extras explains the good price. Any ideas about the extra etching?

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#6388253 - 07/30/16 12:07 PM Re: Did I get a used handgun? [Re: P8riot76]
Tactical Cowboy Online   content
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Pics of this extra etching?
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#6388271 - 07/30/16 12:32 PM Re: Did I get a used handgun? [Re: P8riot76]
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worthless
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#6388296 - 07/30/16 12:55 PM Re: Did I get a used handgun? [Re: P8riot76]
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#6388423 - 07/30/16 03:29 PM Re: Did I get a used handgun? [Re: Tactical Cowboy]
P8riot76 Offline
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#6388432 - 07/30/16 03:34 PM Re: Did I get a used handgun? [Re: P8riot76]
Colt W. Knight Online   content
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I Think Smith and Wesson mixed up their Home shopping network and academy shipments.

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#6388443 - 07/30/16 03:53 PM Re: Did I get a used handgun? [Re: P8riot76]
Tactical Cowboy Online   content
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Call smith and Wesson
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#6388589 - 07/30/16 06:28 PM Re: Did I get a used handgun? [Re: P8riot76]
Buzzsaw Online   content
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Registered: 06/29/11
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this is nothing more than a BS TROLL,
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#6389290 - 07/31/16 12:56 PM Re: Did I get a used handgun? [Re: Buzzsaw]
P8riot76 Offline
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Registered: 06/25/16
Posts: 4
Go back to Frisco, Buzz. Where I come from, if you can't help...butt out.

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#6389386 - 07/31/16 02:26 PM Re: Did I get a used handgun? [Re: P8riot76]
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My M&P Shield doesn't have anything like that. I would contact Smith & Wesson and ask them. Is the serial number stamped on the frame?
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