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Posted: 2/5/2006 3:44:31 PM EDT
Just an FYI in case know one knew about it.
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 4:27:05 PM EDT
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 4:38:20 PM EDT
Jeff... Just hope you don't have airline problems again this time.
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 5:22:31 PM EDT
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 7:47:49 PM EDT

Originally Posted By CMMG:
John and I will be in Las Vegas, but Mike and Lawrence will be there. Bob, I have your EOTech, do you want them to bring it to the show?




when are you guys leaving for vegas, iimight be coming out to the shop if you guys are gonna be around , my buddy that was with me wants to get that 5.7 and i thought i might bring my X-BOX with me
Link Posted: 2/6/2006 4:00:05 AM EDT
Link Posted: 2/11/2006 2:15:07 PM EDT
Well, was a little disappointed when I couldn't find a Chinese drum for the AK so I had to come home with a new rifle. Found a Swiss K31 for $90. Its in great shape, with only a few minor dings in the stock that should sheam out easily. Everyone talks about how great a shooter these are so I guess its time to find out. Guess I will just have to order that drum on-line.

Would have pictures, but the wife has the camera out of town for the weekend...
Link Posted: 2/11/2006 2:44:52 PM EDT
I had a friend at Mizzou buy his first rifle at the show.

a CMMG M4 14.5/perm phantom.

I helped steer him to the best.
Link Posted: 2/12/2006 4:43:00 PM EDT
Some guy was selling home-made tantals for $400, and the CMMG guys had the usual cool setup, but WHERE did you see the K-31? These midway shows are terrible....but there isn't anything better!
Link Posted: 2/12/2006 5:31:20 PM EDT
Got the K31 from a local dealer named Mike Tate. He is a regular there and always has good deals. I bought my first 2 "assault weapons" from him and have never regretted it. He had 6 others I looked at as well, a 8mm Hakim, #4 Enfield, FN-49, Tokarev SVT-40, 2 chinese SKS, and 1 Rusian SKS so it was a hard choice. I was introduced to him by METALMAN and Shi_Huang_Di about 2 years ago.
Link Posted: 2/12/2006 6:53:46 PM EDT
Holy cow, RsteinB, is Mike Tait back in town? Last I heard he moved to FL, but then his neighbor told me that Tait might be back to MO.

Curious, how much is the FN49? I sold him a really nice FN49 a while back to raise funds for my M1A. I wonder if this is the same rifle he has for sale now. I kinda miss that rifle .... maybe I can buy it back from him.
Link Posted: 2/12/2006 6:59:51 PM EDT
Link Posted: 2/12/2006 7:03:55 PM EDT
I havent seen Tait at his home yet, but there are cars parked in front. Allan said that Tait is back for sure, but this is the first I heard that Tait is back on the gun-show circuit.
Link Posted: 2/12/2006 7:26:27 PM EDT
oky I saw his table. That SVT was BEAT.....
Link Posted: 2/12/2006 7:56:41 PM EDT

Originally Posted By meyerse:
oky I saw his table. That SVT was BEAT.....



well, it was a WW2 rifle. I guess not everyone buys C&R guns for their historical values.
Link Posted: 2/13/2006 5:07:25 PM EDT
yep, Mike has been back for a few months now. His Father is much better and he only has 1 or 2 trips to get everything back from flordia. I have talked to him for a while each time I see him. He said he is starting to roam with the shows again but stock is still a little low. (doubt it stays that way for long and his wife agreed) I am sure glad he is back. Didn't look too close at the FN49 really. Had seen it before but I was really drawn to the K31. You just don't find that kind of craftsmanship in a rifle today, much less those of its era.
Link Posted: 2/13/2006 6:54:34 PM EDT
given the bolt was plum, it was a refurb. A refurb missing most of its receiver finish?
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