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Old April 6th, 2010, 12:42   #9
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Originally Posted by Rugger_can View Post
What are your thoughts on the possible effects to airsoft pricing or will there be any effects as canadian prices are usually artifically inflated.
You just answered your own question. Canadian prices have been traditionally artificially inflated, because such businesses want a lot of your money. Parity gives them more money, not you.

The guys that bring in Prohibited Devices charge a gun-running-risk premium that ranges from quite reasonable to downright insulting, thankfully not too much of the latter as of late. The guys that bring in cansoft charge... Well, whatever they charge, they're getting better return on their investment than other businesses.

In between the above are the legal opaque airsoft guns, with quite dismal margins compared to the above two, for whom parity is more a relief than a boon.
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