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SWFA Update

Old 02-09-2007, 08:27 PM
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Figured I'd give an update for anyone who might have seen my post about SWFA a couple weeks ago. I had never bought anything from them, and they have a great sale on closeout Nikons. Anyway, after being told a couple times over about three weeks that they still didn't have an ETA for the Monarch 3-9x40 I ordered, I got impatient andI asked to upgrade my order to a 4-12x40. I hoped they had that model in stock, and figured it would serve me better on an antelope rife anyway. The price was about $70 more, just about $300 with shipping. Within hours,the SWFAfolks made it happen and the scope is on its way. So I'm a happy customer.
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Old 02-10-2007, 10:34 AM
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Yeh, I just bought a Monarch 6x42 from them ($188) and had it in hand in 4 days !!

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Old 02-12-2007, 07:53 AM
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Glad to hear it. As I mentioned in your other post, I have not purchased anything from them yet but I have had very positive experiences with some of their folks.
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Old 02-12-2007, 02:24 PM
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That's good to know. I plan on purchasing my NIKON from them in the very near future.
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Old 02-26-2007, 10:07 PM
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I purchased some Burris rings from them and they never showed. I called the company and was told they were sent and to be patient. I called about a week later, and was told the same thing. I asked them for a confirmation number and they "could not see it". The rings never showed and I had to contact my card company.
This may be an isolated incident as their prices on scopes are VERY competitive.
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Old 03-03-2007, 08:16 AM
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That's funny..cause I bought my monarch(3x9x40) from them in jan. I think the 12 or 13 and had it in my hands in just a few days. maybe 3 or 4. I paid 218.00 and for that scope that is a great price. midway wanted 300.00+. This is the 3rd. scope I got from them and never had a problem. Great company and fast shipping..
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Old 03-03-2007, 09:45 AM
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I ended up topping a few backup deer rifles, a Marlin 336 and a Remington 700, with fixed 4x Monarch UCC scopes from SWFA.

I am VERY happy with the scope quality and the transaction.
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Old 03-05-2007, 05:59 AM
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They do have good prices on the closeout Nikons, but from what I have seen, on the new Nikons coming out, www.theopticzone.com has a lot better prices. like $100.00+ better for the same scopes. So if you are interested in the new line of Nikons, as I am, check them out before you buy.

5 x 20 x 44 nikoplex 529.00 at SWFA

5 x 20 x 44 nikoplex 415.00 at opticzone

And there are compariable differences on other magnifications of the same new line of Monarchs.
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Old 03-10-2007, 12:38 PM
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I won't buy from swfa again. I had the 5.5-16 nikon on order for over a month. Kept saying they should come in anytime. I called back end of feb, and they said still no order, call back March 15th. I said forget it, and ordered from natchez and only paid 30 dollars more, had it in three days.

SWFA sucks in my opinion.
Old 03-11-2007, 04:41 PM
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Hate to sound dumb but what or who is SWFA? Thanks
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