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Posted: 5/31/2003 2:24:37 PM EDT
How was the big Houston show? Was it worth the hassle? I may go Sunday, emphasis on may.

Link Posted: 5/31/2003 4:01:31 PM EDT
Fairly good for a change.

I bought an M96 Recon carbine with green furniture for $200 under retail from Tejas Gunwerks out of Austin.

Already stripped, cleaned and lubricated, mags are loaded, ready to see if it goes bang later tonight!
Link Posted: 5/31/2003 4:08:47 PM EDT
Cool. Let me know what your opinion of it after you've played with it some. I know they look really cool.

Link Posted: 5/31/2003 5:27:42 PM EDT
The M96 sounds nice, Terry is a great guy to work with.

I am going tomorrow from Austin.
Link Posted: 5/31/2003 8:39:06 PM EDT
i think i am going tomarrow. i went today. nothing really blew my skirt up....but it was worth going.
Link Posted: 5/31/2003 10:14:59 PM EDT
tigerstripe do you want to ride together to the show i am going back to the show... let me know you have my number If not I can drive myself.

I am leaving around 8:00 AM to go to the show....
Link Posted: 6/1/2003 5:22:46 AM EDT
It was OK. I got a "sling thing" sight mount sling swivel for my carbine & almost bought a Global trades AKM!

The girl friend told me to get an EO Tech Holo site, so I'll probably be buying one of those inthe near future.
Link Posted: 6/1/2003 8:21:39 AM EDT
It seems a bit more crowded because of the table layout than normal. I noticed there was no jerky sales, and was kind of disappointed. We picked up some good jerky from the last GRB show. I picked up some books and a small safe for the nightstand. I talked a friend into a comp-tac holster for his P-99 and then noticed Greg, the owner, was there walking around with an Uzi I think he was trying to get rid of.

All in all a good show, and I really like the fact that this one is so well lit.

Remember the Alamo, and God Bless Texas...

Link Posted: 6/2/2003 7:45:59 AM EDT
Show seemed to be more crowded than last time. I was there around 10:30am on Saturday, left about 3:00pm.

Bought a Cavalry arms lower.

Only had one "food court" open. What a pain. Had to wait for a cup of coffee. They needed at least two of these open.
Link Posted: 6/2/2003 5:26:33 PM EDT
i went saturday morning. i thought it was about like a big ft worth show. about half a dallas show. did find an arms 40 for $75. 20 better than i'd ever seen
Link Posted: 6/2/2003 10:17:03 PM EDT
i saw an SP1 without the forward assist for $1095.00 almost went for it.

also saw a CAR15 with the 5.5 flash hider. was like 1200 i think. i dont recall.
Link Posted: 6/3/2003 8:43:09 AM EDT

It was my first one so i was blown away. i saw some niiiice stuff...really enjoyed it. I couldn't tell you if it was good or bad though.
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