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Old February 15th, 2006, 10:45   #28
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Originally Posted by Ibby
The only real gripe I have with regards to used sales are the terms "mint" and "NIB" followed by something like "only fielded once". If it's been fielded/played with in the basement/dry fired/shown around the room at a store, it's no longer mint *or* NIB. People use these terms far too liberally around here...
well i believe, or at least i hope what you are getting at is seller intregrity and how sometimes their view of "mint" may not coincide with the buyer's.

any time i say that my used guns are physically mint or "like new"...they doubt. that is just because i have no interest in lieing about a sale and tarnishing my name....its just not my style.

the terms "mint" and "NIB" are two COMPLETELY different things with CLEAR differences between them.
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