Category Archives: GUN SHOW

A Few Photos Of Gonnes, and the Smallbore Shooter

hanks to Webster here are a few photos of the early firearms called “Gonnes,” and a collection of guns for the small bore, and large caliber enthusiast*. I hope the fellow embracing Lena Ginster does not topple on his toe. … Continue reading

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A Unique Gift: A 1911 Made From A Meteorite,

FOX News reports a really unique gift item, a 1911 made from a 4.5 billion year old meteorite, 1 that is currently on display at the SHOT show, and will be on display at the NRA Convention. The story is … Continue reading

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What Do People Do At “Gun Shows?”

Someone came by searching for “actuvutues att gun shows.” Assuming the search is for “activities at gun shows,” the activities are much the same as they are at coin swap meets, amateur radio “hamfests,” antique car collectors “parts meets,” and … Continue reading

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Worth A Look If You Love Guns

The Washington Times has an interesting photoessay covering the AK-37, M-4, the AR-15/M-16 twins, the AUG and a variety of the other firearms that give Democrats heart palpitations. It is a good series, well worth a read, with excellent photography. … Continue reading

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Gun Show Report – Two Full Parking Lots

I drove to one of the nearby gun shows today, and discovered there was no room in the parking lot. That lot is newly enlarged and paved, with far more parking than it has had in past years – but … Continue reading

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Gun Show Report

I spent some time at the gun show up the road today, and found a lot of old friends but not much in the way of guns, ammo, or reloading supplies. In fact, I found no powder, no bullets, no … Continue reading

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HUH! NRA Bans Gun Sales At “Great American Outdoors Show”

As Chester A Riley would have deponed, “What a revoltin’ development that is!” Thanks to a Gun Wire link, I see Exhibition World reports the NRA has banned gun sales at its new Great American Outdoor Show. I am not … Continue reading

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“What Percentage Of Guns Sold Are Gun Show Purchases?”

Someone came by searching for “What percentage of guns sold are gun show purchases?” That is a more complex question than it appears. So let me start with a historical note. Sixty years ago, 1950ish, “gun shows” generally featured gun … Continue reading

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Nice Gun Show, But Fewer Vendors; Less Merchandise; and Higher Prices

The line was not overly long at the gun show this morning. There were only about 100 people ahead of me, so it did not take long to get to the show itself. Sales appeared slow but steady, with every … Continue reading

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Well, The Big Party Line Tells Me There Is A Line Already, So I Have Gone To The Gun Show

I will be back after a while. Stranger

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