Gun Show Deals!!!


September 27, 2009, 04:57 AM
As penthouse forum would say" I never thought it would happen to me" 2000 primers for $36.00. Guy said I no longer shoot and you can have them for the price I paid. It must have been in around 1990. Perfect shape, stored in a dry environment. Guy was just walking around with them. Next a Chrony that sold for $90.00 used 3 times $20.00. Holy crap I'm on a roll. Then to top it all off 200 bullets for my sons AK $15.00. Should have stopped on the way home and bought a lotto ticket.

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September 27, 2009, 05:11 AM
Way to go skidoo I also had a great day yesterday got a Uberti 44 cap and ball with conversion cyl, a box of pyrodex pellets , and a box of 45 lc , for $400. Same guy sold me 45lc for $16 a box. Then I traded around and got a straight stocked 44 Marlin lever gun and another box of 45 lc, ended up with $220 in all of it. Guess the old saying " The sun shines on a dogs ass every once in a while." Still holds true.

September 27, 2009, 05:20 AM
WAY TO GO! Yep my ass got a little color. Its been a LONG time since I got anything I could consider a "deal" in the gun world.

September 27, 2009, 05:25 AM
I looked for reloading components . There where 2 dealers with a very limited set up charging two prices for everything. No large rifle or pistol primers to be found. I did notice bulk mil ammo is started back down. Got priced a sks for $275 the lowest since The Chosen One took office.

September 27, 2009, 09:22 AM
That is a good day at the show. :)

Marlin 45 carbine
September 27, 2009, 09:41 AM
lucky lucky lucky. maybe you'll be first to get it when the space rocks start to fall.:D

September 27, 2009, 12:04 PM
Once got a Garand from a gunsmith/rebuilder for only $600, tax included. And not a welded receiver. Looks and shoots great!

Sometimes the gun gods are kind but sure is a lot of overpriced junk at shows these days. I find it helpful to go late Sunday afternoon and find the guys who look hungry.

Congrats on your dealing.


September 27, 2009, 01:52 PM
Wow - just walked in the door from a show - 1,000 primers - $50!!!!!! They are $30 at the local shop - I have had some good buys in the past on all sorts of things - but nothing today - :confused:

September 27, 2009, 02:35 PM
Went to the show in Denver this weekend on the way down to my sons football game in Monument.

Guys there are REAL proud of their Varget powder- at $35/pound! I saw one box of WLR primers for $75, sitting proudly up in the very front of the guys table. Other tables had the same primers for $45. I also loved the WWBB bulk pack of .380 auto for $100.

I ended up with a bullet pulling die and collet for a little over $30. Actually could have saved a buck at Sportsman's but wanted to walk out of there with SOMETHING.... :)


September 27, 2009, 06:13 PM
You "done good" skidooman. Last Sat. I found 5 boxes of 00Buck [25 per box] for $30. It sure makes one feel good to get a deal doesn't it.

September 28, 2009, 10:01 AM
We had our fall swap meet at my local range aboout 3 weeks ago.
I came out of the building with 2000 LR primers, 1000 SR primers, 2 lbs of IMR powder, 200 7mm bullets, 450-7.62x51 brass (once fired), 500-.270 win brass, 200 30-06 brass and a bunch of other mixed brass all for $100.00. The old guy that I bought it all from just kept tossing stuff into the box as I was trying to leave.

September 28, 2009, 04:48 PM
Nice...Looks like Karma was on your side as well Sniper. You and skidooman both got really great deals. Congrats! You two must have done something good at some point! ;)

September 28, 2009, 05:03 PM
but wanted to walk out of there with SOMETHING....

Thats why gunshows sell jerkey. :)

September 28, 2009, 11:37 PM
+1on the Sunday afternoon strategy . I got a nice set of 9mm rcbs carbide dies for $22.00 . I hope to start seeing some better deals at the shows sometime soon . All of the bullet tables looked as though they paid retail at midway and marked them up 100% .

September 29, 2009, 04:09 AM
Thats why gunshows sell jerkey

lol :D

September 29, 2009, 01:08 PM
Geez - I must have been a real....jerk..... in a previous life!

Last show I was at, the vendors were loading up on Sunday afternoon, and I saw a Tasco World Class scope, I believe a 2-7x32 for $93! I've heard good things about them, seen them online around $70. I offered the guy $80, he said $90 was as low as he'd go! His wife and son just looked at him like they were gonna slap the 'shtuff' outta him, so I walked away - Didn't want to see a grown jerk cry...

Wasn't any beef jerky to be had, either!

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