Is Glen Eberle Nuts???

Discussion in 'Equipment Discussions' started by JWaddell, Jan 2, 2012.

  1. JWaddell

    JWaddell New Member

    Dec 5, 2011
    So Eberlestock just released their new rifle chassis system.

    Eberlestock M11 Stealth Rifle Chassis

    It's an aluminum chassis for rem 700 actions that folds and uses AI mags. It's been on their sight for months with just a "coming soon" tag. It looks awesome, and I've been drooling for it to come out. The only thing I dont get is that it's $1,900!!!!

    SERIOUSLY???? $1,900????

    An XLR is like $800 and a McRee's is $745 shipped, with a mag.

    A damn AI is like $1,100, It just seems like way more $$$ than it should be.

    Does this seem a little expensive for what it is, or am I just being a little girl about the high price?
  2. FAL Shot

    FAL Shot Well-Known Member

    Oct 9, 2010
    It looks like a pteradactyl died and was resurrected as a rifle.

    The reason it may be worth $1900 is that is may be every friggin bit as accurate as an out-of-the-box CZ 550 with HS Precision stock.
  3. theflyonthewall

    theflyonthewall Well-Known Member

    Jul 10, 2011
    In my personal opinion, price gouging has become "normal retail practice", sadly. 1900 is WAY HIGH in my mind. I MIGHT pay 1900 if it rearranged itself like a Transformer and cleaned itself after every range session.
  4. sp6x6

    sp6x6 Well-Known Member

    Dec 8, 2009
    I have rifles that cost 1/2 that , and took 6x6 bulls and 200" muleys. That is nuts, I thought Lonewolf was pricey @ less than 1/2 that:rolleyes:
  5. winmag

    winmag Well-Known Member

    Dec 23, 2009
    Man, I could run down the road to Nosler, & walk away with a nice Nosler Custom Rifle for that price with a sub MOA guarantee!
    No way id pay that for just a stock!
  6. bigngreen

    bigngreen Well-Known Member

    Nov 24, 2008
    Someone put some unobtainium in the CNC me thinks :rolleyes:
  7. royinidaho

    royinidaho Well-Known Member

    Jan 20, 2004
    Hmmmm, me thinks each of these stocks is made 'one off' by an elderly craftsman from a foreign country, using only a round and square file and some sand paper. The secret is in how he threads.:)

    I suppose also that the price will come down, due to the nature of manufacturing, after some one buys the first one. :D

    If they'd dump the mag and fit it to a Bat M I could be tempted.:rolleyes: even at that starting price with a little dickerin'.
  8. comfisherman

    comfisherman Well-Known Member

    May 2, 2007
    Hmmmm, when his packs came out some time ago they were close to the most expensive out, now it seems everybody is close to the same. Maybe he is just ahead of his time on pricing.

    The only way I can figure it is he uses the caviar system of pricing, less cost way more. Or maybe he got the idea for pricing while purchasing a swim suit for his wife. My wifes high speed low drag swimsuit cost what a barrel costs and came packaged in film canister.

    Honestly the pricing must reflect the R&D time more than just the materials. At least its not as ugly as the old wood biathalon stock in some of the pack pictures.

    Every time something like this pops up it makes me wonder if there is any market research done beforehand, but I'm usually proven wrong and they sell like crazy.