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Old September 26th, 2011, 14:52   #6
Brian McIlmoyle
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why the price difference?

Canadian retailer charge more, because they can.

Also due to the overhead to run a business in Canada VS the USA , they have to charge more for their products in order to stay in business.

The market for guns in canada is far smaller, so wholesale importers do not get the massive volume discounts that US wholesale importers do.

Also , in order for guns to be legally imported into Canada they must meet specific requirements . Manufacturers in some cases have to manufacture a special version for Canada. This costs more.. you pay more.

Look at it this way, If I live in the Caribbean I can pull red snapper from the ocean for free, why do I have to pay $7.99 a lb for it at the grocery store here? .. simple the costs of bringing the product to market.

USA and Canada is not the same market.. so costs of products are different.
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