Going to a gun show...gonna get a ???


May 17, 2003, 04:16 AM
I have NEVER had this happen before. I am going to an Eastman's Gun Show in four hours, and I have no idea what to get. I have $150 to blow, but I cannot think of anything that I actually need. HELP! Give me some suggestions of stuff to buy at good deals at a show. I already have close to 15,000 rounds of ammo, so that might not be the best thing to get.


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May 17, 2003, 04:35 AM
Is it possible to have too many holsters?

50 Freak
May 17, 2003, 05:48 AM
A good flashlight, or just save the money for your next gun.

May 17, 2003, 07:24 AM

Hmmm...Yugo SKS? Makarov? Winchester '94?

New knife?

Wait...best idea: Roam 'til something grabs you.

Splat Shot
May 17, 2003, 09:37 AM
I agree with Thumper, get a Bulgarian Makarov if you don't already have one.

May 17, 2003, 09:38 AM
A butt load of beef jerky.
15 pairs of cheap sunglases.
A book on the Luger and it's variations.
A chiropractic check up.
A 3 hour massage.
A pair of Jennings 9mm.

May 17, 2003, 10:57 AM
Man! 3 hour massage sounds goooood! Paul

May 17, 2003, 12:23 PM
"Going to a gun show...gonna get a ??? "

good laugh out of some of the prices. :p

You want HOW MUCH for this?!?

May 17, 2003, 12:45 PM
Too late guys.. hes already at the gunshow.

He was tallking about getting an Mp5sd. Thats my vote, although I don't think 150 will cut it.

May 17, 2003, 03:02 PM
Geez, took $800 to my local show and no one really wanted it that badly. :D

No interesting holsters, no revolver for my wife. Though I did get my ammo, lower AR receiver, and mags.

Hope SquirrelNuts finds something interesting!

May 17, 2003, 03:06 PM

I do better when I empty my mind before I go. ;)

I make a note of two types of ammo to buy at the Georgia Arms table, make a point to buy a bag or two of Crockett Creek Ragin' Cajun jerky to nibble as I wander the show, and otherwise leave my mind in an empty zen-like state so as to be receptive to any great deals that may suddenly spring up in front of my nose. ;)

May 17, 2003, 04:05 PM
Well, I was going to buy a Neos and a scope at the same gun show Squirrelly's going to ( we should have hooked up tomorrow), but I bought both this week and the only thing I need is some kind of zip up bag for the gun to be stored in. I'll probably go anyway and look around though. I'm sure I'll see the pistol and scope I got there for cheaper than what I paid.:p

May 17, 2003, 06:58 PM
I dropped $1500 at the last show I went to stocking up on stuff that I wasn't allowed to have in CA.

May 17, 2003, 09:29 PM
Okay...went to the Eastmann show in Houston today.

Took my own advice and wandered...couldn't get into Tam's Zen state, though.

I bought:

-Ajax black (fake buffalo) grips for a stainless Blackhawk.
-Doc Holliday type shoulder rig for same Blackhawk.
-Vertical forend for an SAR-2
-Two spare Bakelite mags for SAR (10 bucks a pop...not too shabby).
-10 boxes of 5.45X39 ammo.
-1 can of Unique powder
-1 Wilson 8 rounder.

Fun, Fun, Fun!

May 17, 2003, 09:51 PM
Targets! With $150 you wouldn't have to choose between Osama and plain black torso targets, you could have both! Then how about a steady rest and a new recoil pad for your rifle? Then MORE targets! I like those little 1 inch black dots that leave a yellow ring when you hit them and white paper :D

May 17, 2003, 10:09 PM
I went to the Washington Arms Collectors gun show today with 500 bucks, but couldn't find what I was looking for, didn't buy anything.:(

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