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Anics Skif A-3000 price?

Discussion in 'Air Pistols' started by BenCooper85, Mar 5, 2014.

  1. BenCooper85

    BenCooper85 Member

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    Hey guys,

    About 11 years ago now I was a member of a club and after using a second hand 1911 for months I stumped up and bought myself a Skif. I used it maybe ten times tops(never got on with it and kept going to back to the colt) before stopping my membership and putting it in a cupboard.

    How much would could I get for it these days? I've got everything it came with originally.

    Thanks :)
     
  2. Ben 36

    Ben 36 Active Member

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    Difficult one. it's the most common and least expensive of the Anics pellet shooters, yet not common enough to really have a regular price. Personally I've paid £95 for an S model, priced at that as it was described as being 'temperamental', but only about £80 for a beautifully sorted standard pistol with around 80% of another thrown in as a donor.

    At present there are two other Skifs for sale in the UK on the internet, there's an S model listed on ******* for £135, but that been there since Tudor times, and there's an LB on ******* for £146. Both are overpriced. Unless they're top notch in which case it'll be worth it.

    In summary it'll depend on how well it shoots, Skifs suffer from variable quality control, but even a bad one could be sorted. Despite the fact that there's always someone ready to run Anics products down, when they work properly the're great, personally I wouldn't think it was worth letting go for less than about £80, but that's not really enough. If it was me and it's a good one I'd hang on to it.

    As an aside could you tell me what paperwork came with the pistol? Especially whether you had a photo strip guide on how to install the CO2?
     
  3. BenCooper85

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    Thanks for the reply Ben, it came with a manual and one magazine in its padded carry case.

    To be honest it has to go as I'm in the middle of selling the house and getting divorced so I'm having a huge clear out. If I get a fair price for it I'll be happy, not after getting the most I possibly can.
     
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    Hi,

    I know the feeling mate. Best advice then put it up for about £90. I think they're worth more but if you need to get rid of it fast then you're stuck, as I say I know the feeling.

    At a reasonable price they don't tend to hang about long.
     

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