Great day at a gunshow

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Arkie, Feb 12, 2012.

  1. Arkie

    Arkie Well-Known Member

    Jan 27, 2012
    Went to the the Arkansas Arms& cartridge collectors gun show at the state fairgrounds in Little Rock AR yesterday with my son and another employee. I had an excellent, satisfying experience by finding a LH Savage bolt gun to do a caliber conversion on. As well as a Colt Detective Special 2" with a bit of pitting (plan to have Metaloy do a hard chrome on it). Also found aused stainless Colt Gold Cup Trophy that I thought was priced well below what I've been seeing similar guns selling for recently. Has a small hickey on rh side where a ambi saftey galled a "idiot mark" looking spot.

    My son found a pump shotgun to get ready for the spring turkey season, and the other guy got a load of accessories for his 10-22 project.

    Seems popular to rag on gunshows on the net, but I'm a devoted attendee!

  2. Glock2740

    Glock2740 1911 addict Staff Member Moderator

    Aug 16, 2011
    Congrats on the new toys. :thumb:

  3. dilespla

    dilespla Never made it to step 12 Supporting Addict

    Oct 12, 2011
    I was going to go to that, but I'm still saving money for my vacation. Maybe when the Hot Springs gun show happens in July I can get to that one.
  4. Ditto_95

    Ditto_95 Why oh why? Supporting Addict

    Nov 5, 2011
    I can't stay away from them. You never know what you missed.:nod:
    Last edited: Feb 13, 2012
  5. Bender

    Bender Supporting Addict Supporting Addict

    Aug 15, 2011
    Love gunshows,.........better than the movies!
  6. nolt

    nolt Member

    Aug 24, 2011
    i forgot it was this weekend or i would have gone.
    i really didnt have alot going on this weekend.
  7. Spokes

    Spokes Supporting Addict Supporting Addict

    Sep 18, 2011
    I like Gun Shows. Try to make most of them at the South FL. Fairgrounds.
    Have bought about six handguns at the show, made good deals on all of them....
    Also purchase primers and powder at the show...:grin:
  8. Kokopelli

    Kokopelli Schütze

    Aug 17, 2011
    I had such fun at gun shows back in the 80's.. Good stuff.. Cheers.. Ron
  9. LEOshorty

    LEOshorty New Member

    Feb 2, 2012
    I thought about going Saturday but had too much else going on. Any decent 1911 collections there?
  10. Wetrudgeon

    Wetrudgeon New Member

    Dec 1, 2011
    Good buys. The gun shows in the DFW area are generally very good. We have scored a number of very reasonable deals and the prices are generally better than any of the local shops.

    We trudge on.

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