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My first gun show.

Posted on 10/07/2012 5:06:34 PM PDT by deputytess

I went to my 1st gun show today. It was awesome. I bought a Gadsden tee, got an Romney / Ryan bumper sticker and joined the NRA. Time & money well spent. I could kick myself for not going to one sooner.


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1 posted on 10/07/2012 5:06:36 PM PDT by deputytess
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To: deputytess

Have noticed that Wal_mart no longer carries .223 Ammo. Went into three different stores over the last few weeks and there was none to be had. I was not on an ammo hunt, but was in wally world for other things and went by the ammo cabinet just for to see...nada.


2 posted on 10/07/2012 5:11:52 PM PDT by Ouderkirk (Democrats...the party of Slavery, Segregation, Sodomy, and Sedition)
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To: deputytess

Well, if you’ve seen one gun; you want them all.


3 posted on 10/07/2012 5:14:02 PM PDT by EandH Dad (sleeping giants wake up REALLY grumpy)
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To: deputytess

Better late than never.


4 posted on 10/07/2012 5:15:02 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Libs, dems, unions, leftist scum & murderous muzzies - are like bacteria: attack, attack, attack!)
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To: deputytess

Happy Birthday......


5 posted on 10/07/2012 5:16:26 PM PDT by eartick (Been to the line in the sand and liked it)
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To: deputytess
You should have gone way sooner. Like four or five decades. There used to be one near me in Aledo Il. that took up a whole fairgrounds. No legal hassles, lots of cool stuff and low prices. Of course gun violence was epidemic under these circomstances.
6 posted on 10/07/2012 5:18:13 PM PDT by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: deputytess

I rarely buy guns at gunshows, but I do buy most of my ammo there as well as accessories and knick-knacks. Ours runs 5-6 times per year and I rarely miss it.


7 posted on 10/07/2012 5:20:00 PM PDT by umgud (No Rats, No Rino's)
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To: deputytess
Lots of opportunity for private sales at the gun shows I go to. True in Ohio, not true in all states.
8 posted on 10/07/2012 5:22:30 PM PDT by JoeFromSidney ( New book: RESISTANCE TO TYRANNY. Buy from Amazon.)
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To: deputytess

Good for you. I have not been to many, but have enjoyed the ones I have gone to. Generally, don’t find a lot of liberals there, which is always a plus.


9 posted on 10/07/2012 5:24:58 PM PDT by rlmorel ("It is dangerous to be right in matters where established men are wrong." Voltaire)
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To: deputytess

Orlando?
I saw a lot of people joining NRA and lot more women & Minorities this time. There was even an all female gun shop represented.


10 posted on 10/07/2012 5:27:29 PM PDT by omega4179 ( el 0bama comio un perro)
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To: umgud

I get all my dental picks at the show.


11 posted on 10/07/2012 5:28:43 PM PDT by omega4179 ( el 0bama comio un perro)
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To: deputytess
Went to one in September. Bought two rifles, some gun powder, accessories, and joined the Virginia Citizens Defense League.

Went to a gun raffle yesterday. They raffled off about 150 guns. I won a rifle.

The past 30 days have been good to me.

12 posted on 10/07/2012 5:38:31 PM PDT by OldMissileer
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To: deputytess

3 weeks ago, we got thigh holsters for our Springfield XDM .45s, 2K rounds of .223, and a crystal knickknack I’ve been looking for.

Good stuff!


13 posted on 10/07/2012 6:07:04 PM PDT by FrogMom (Chicken Little is coming, and he's right!)
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To: deputytess

I like to go to gun shows because there is a whole bunch of people who think just like me.


14 posted on 10/07/2012 6:12:02 PM PDT by hadaclueonce (you are paying 12% more for fuel because of Ethanol. Smile big Corn Lobby,)
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To: OldMissileer

The one coming up in Tulsa is the best one I’ve ever gone to. They have it 2 times a year, spring & fall. Nov. 11 I believe is the weekend this time. It is huge, if you walk all the aisles, you will walk over 6 miles.


15 posted on 10/07/2012 6:32:43 PM PDT by GrannyK
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To: GrannyK

The last time I went to the Tulsa gun show was around 1988. I recall a couple of things about it.

First, it literally took all day to briefly look over each table. Second, I noticed the prices were generally better than here in Florida. Sometimes way better.


16 posted on 10/07/2012 6:41:02 PM PDT by yarddog
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To: GrannyK

You are referring to the Tulsa Wanenmacher Gun Show on November 10-11, 2012. I go every year and last year actually saw people buying ammo by the pallet.


17 posted on 10/07/2012 6:42:45 PM PDT by SVTCobra03 (You can never have enough friends, horsepower or ammunition.)
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To: omega4179

Philadelphia.


18 posted on 10/07/2012 7:09:33 PM PDT by deputytess (Men of the West .....stand and FIGHT!)
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To: GrannyK
The one I go to in Fredericksburg has only about 600 or so tables but I can waste an entire day looking and deciding how I want to spend my cash.

My daughter and her boyfriend go with me and we have a great time. My wife and son love to shoot but don't have the stomach for a whole day at a gun show.

19 posted on 10/07/2012 7:45:40 PM PDT by OldMissileer
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To: Ouderkirk

noticed that. look everytime i go there andzero .223. they either are out of it or deliberatly withholding the stuff.


20 posted on 10/07/2012 9:38:48 PM PDT by 1st Division guy
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To: deputytess

Got this in an email

Marlin Firearms [is closing it’s doors]

THIS GUY SOROS IS FAR MORE DANGEROUS THAN OBAMA, WHO IS SIMPLY ONE OF HIS “DOG ROBBERS” OBAMA WILL BE GONE AFTER AWHILE, BUT WHAT WILL BE LEFT IS WHAT SOROS & HIS CRONIES WANT.

The best way to take away the guns, is to buy all the companies. Read on. Another sneaky underhanded job by Obama.

Read and Weep
Marlin Firearms is already closing its doors!
They are doing it to us, America! Even if you do not own a gun you need to know this. This needs to be spread to all gun owners and sportsman. We cannot rely on the media to inform us of these types of matters.

Something You May Not Know That Is Happening ... Who is buying companies, manufacturing guns??? For the last several years a company called The Freedom Group has been buying up gun and ammunition manufacturers. Some of the companies are Bushmaster, Marlin, Remington, DPMS, Dakota Arms and H&R.
Some people worry that this Freedom Group is going to control most of the firearms companies in the United States. If you control the manufacturers you can decide to
stop selling to civilians.

What a perfect way to control guns. Now if you do some digging you will see that The Freedom Group is owned by a company called Cerberus Capital Management. Guess who controls Cerberus??? GEORGE SOROS!!! He wants to restrict or ban all civilian guns. Please pass this on to all your freedom loving friends. This needs to come out. Why have we not heard about this in the “mainstream” media? I would think this would be BIG news. (Soros also owns Progressive Insurance). If you don’t know who George Soros is, you need to do some Research. He backed Obama with millions of dollars and Obama is a puppet on a string controlled by Soros. Send this to every gun owner in America.


21 posted on 10/07/2012 10:06:13 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: freekitty
This story about The Freedom Group and George Soros has been floating around the internet for quite a while.
It has been shown to be untrue.
From "The Truth About Guns" website:
George Soros Doesn’t Own The Freedom Group
22 posted on 10/08/2012 4:59:56 AM PDT by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum)
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To: Tainan

Thanks. Do wonder about silent partnership


23 posted on 10/08/2012 5:51:19 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: 1st Division guy

Probably just out of it. I live in a rural area, and the three Walmarts I go to have plenty. One had about a dozen of the 420 round cans of .223 earlier this week.

That said, good luck finding .22LR bulk packs around here. They sell out almost immediately. That same Walmart had *none* in stock, except for the 1600 round cans of CCI Minimags and I wasn’t up for spending $100 that day.


24 posted on 10/08/2012 6:08:26 AM PDT by VOR78
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To: CrazyIvan; deputytess

Ah, the good old days! I recall them fondly. But whoever said ‘better late than never’ is right. Gun shows are still awesome.


25 posted on 10/08/2012 6:48:29 AM PDT by jboot (This isn't your father's America. Stay safe and keep your powder dry.)
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To: deputytess

For your viewing pleasure.

Subject: Fw: Armed robbers get owned by Marine

The Marines and the rest of the U.S. Military are
the reason this country stays free and safe.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RjZsZKcu_KQ&feature=related


26 posted on 10/08/2012 7:07:58 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: deputytess

The folks at the show were all polite & friendly as well .
Also courteous & helpful that is what I have found over the last 30 years of attending gun shows.


27 posted on 10/08/2012 10:16:21 AM PDT by Nebr FAL owner
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To: Ouderkirk

No longer carries, or can’t keep in stock? Local Wally’s has plenty.


28 posted on 10/08/2012 4:54:57 PM PDT by gundog (Help us, Nairobi-Wan Kenobi...you're our only hope.)
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To: gundog

No stock....the items are listed in the cabinet, just none there. Asked the clerk and he said none to be had at Wally’s. Can get it at gun shops with no problems. Just Wally world for now.


29 posted on 10/09/2012 5:29:16 PM PDT by Ouderkirk (Democrats...the party of Slavery, Segregation, Sodomy, and Sedition)
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