I have never bought a gun at a gun show, all the vendors are way overpriced at least what I've seen, have bought some ammo, gun bags, cleaning supplies, beef jerky other than that it's a good way to spend $10 on a Sat or Sun morning and excuse to ride that day.
The shows here have plenty of vendors that are firearm related, takes up two buildings, not many non firearm vendors.
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Originally posted by GTX DRIVER: I always enjoy going to the gun shows in Melbourne and Ft Pierce, FL. Mostly just to spend a couple of hours just to look around. Also a good place to pick up a couple cases of 9mm at a good price.
Same, same. I went to the Port St Lucie show yesterday. Seems like the shows around here drop 10% of their vendors and 20% of the crowd every show that goes by.
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The shows in NH are really bad. If it wasn't for a friend who gives up vendor passes, paying $9.00 to walk through the door and $6.00 for parking makes it far from worth it. the reloading supplies are priced no better than the local shop I use. Nothing of any interest in older firearms and new is priced no better than the stores in the area every day.
I went to one today, the first time in years. We took my mother in law who is visiting from Russia. We all had a great time. The gun prices I saw weren't too bad. I think online buying is definitely having an influence. At least on the new stuff.
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