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Posted: 9/26/2005 5:32:40 AM EDT
This show is off the hook. It has become a big flea market and pawn shop. Now,to me it is worth the $6 to get in because look at the entertainment you get for your money. Let me share one story from saturday. I was walking around with a 1187 Rem. 20 ga. with a butt load of chokes to sell or trade. Gun is 95% easy. Lots of lookers, no takers. I come to a table, I won't say who's, WTF yes I will it was Daves guns. Looking at a 9mm to maybe trade into, he grabs my 1187and says, "i'll give you $125 for it" WHAT? Yea he says, Shotguns don't sell in Colorado. You need to take something like your 1187 to Nebraska where they bird hunt. Let me say I might not be allowed in Daves again because I tried to let him know he was full of sh@#. Oh well, thanks for letting me rant. I did buy a nice Smith, Not from Daves.
Link Posted: 9/26/2005 12:50:54 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/29/2005 6:03:40 AM EDT by JoeMama33]
Yeh, the Tanner show is now un-officially known as "The Garage Sale" (with guns). horse.gif
Not on my list of "to dos" .

Link Posted: 9/26/2005 12:57:52 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/26/2005 12:58:39 PM EDT by Not_A_Llama]
Craptacular dealings with Dave's guns?!?! Say it ain't so!

(Any semblance the above comment has to sarcasm is purely intentional)
Link Posted: 9/26/2005 3:10:00 PM EDT
I've been to one gun show and evokes only one response...

long live the internet...
hail to the king.
Link Posted: 9/28/2005 5:40:18 AM EDT
I have yet to go to a decent fun show in the six plus years I've been in Colorado. If you're in the market for Beanie Babies, jerky, jewelry, puppies, T-shirts, etc..... you are in luck. If you actually want to purchase firearms, you're out of luck in this state.
Link Posted: 9/28/2005 6:13:31 AM EDT
The Crossroads of the West show is probably about as good as it gets.
Link Posted: 9/28/2005 8:44:33 AM EDT
Link Posted: 9/28/2005 9:01:48 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Defcon:
I refuse to go to gun shows anymore. Between the high prices, the dishonest dealers and all the CRAP they sell, there is just no reason.

Link Posted: 9/29/2005 5:03:35 AM EDT
I'm usually of the same opinion. I like to go and just "browse". As stated the prices are usually ridiculous. You can go to Sportsman's Warehouse and get it cheaper....

Well, this time I actually found a couple decent deals. Dave's Guns actually had a Glock G21 brand new for 510.00. Good price.

I bought the next one I got a G35 for 550.00. While thats right in line with what I've seen on the internet as far as good prices. I figured I didn't have to find and pay an FFL plus shipping. So, I actually got a good deal IMO.

But this is a total first. Usually, everything is waaay to pricey.
Link Posted: 10/1/2005 12:17:58 PM EDT
I am of the opinion that many of the "dealers" at CO gun shows are collectors looking for a score. Either someone willing or stupid to sell for next to nothing or the person willing to pay what they are asking.
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