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gun show in hillsboro?

Discussion in 'Events & Get Togethers' started by cetme, Nov 3, 2010.

  1. cetme

    cetme oregon city Member

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    :) can anyone verify rumor?
     
  2. trainsktg

    trainsktg Portland OR Well-Known Member

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    keystir Hillsboro, OR Active Member

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    Here it is,

    http://www.collectorswest.com

    I started a thread on this a few days ago and didn't get many positive responses. Not sure yet if I'm going or not.
     
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  4. cetme

    cetme oregon city Member

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    ill be there.need to find grips
     
  5. MDW

    MDW Florence Member

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    Has anyone attended this show in the past? Is it worth attending or is there a lot of non gun related venders?
     
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    Cougfan2 Hillsboro, OR Well-Known Member

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    Many years ago it used to be a pretty good show, but not the last few years. The last time I went was a couple of years ago and the show had gotten so small I was done in 15 min.
     
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    MDW Florence Member

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    So, no where near the size of the Portland show? Definitely not worth the trip from Florence...thanks!
     
  8. Cougfan2

    Cougfan2 Hillsboro, OR Well-Known Member

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    The last time I went to the Hillsboro show every booth there would probably have taken up just a little more than what one aisle at the Portland show would hold. I sure wouldn't drive all the way from Florence for it. I will be interested in any report from someone who goes to see if it has gotten any better.
     
  9. novamind

    novamind Hillsboro Active Member

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    I would not drive far for it but, if you don"t go it might not be there anymore, I believe this is the second one this year there. Its nothing compared to the expo, but six bucks to get in and, parking is free. Its like chinese food, after your gone about two hours you want to go back. :D
     
  10. CWI guy

    CWI guy Portland Member

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    its going to be in the big hall, 150 tables! much bigger than the normal 80 table show.
     
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    Schwabdl Hillsboro Active Member

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    Cougfan2 Hillsboro, OR Well-Known Member

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    Hmmm. I might check it out then as it's only about 10 minutes from my house. It's been a while since it was that big.
     
  13. Bad Droid

    Bad Droid Hillsbarrio Member

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    This does sound like a much better show this year, I may attend as well. The last one I went to was pretty pathetic, I'm pretty sure us visitors were packing more heat than there were on display.:gun21:
    Anywho, I don't think that Portlanders understand, everyday is a gun show in the Boro.
    :buttrock:
     
  14. Cougfan2

    Cougfan2 Hillsboro, OR Well-Known Member

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    :laugh: Too true!
     
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    CWI guy Portland Member

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    Here is a list of some of the Vendor’s participating in the Collectors West Gun and Knife Show in Hillsboro this weekend at the Washington County Fair Complex. The Complex is located right across the street from the Hillsboro Airport. Open Saturday 11/6, 9am-5pm, Sunday, 11/7, 9am-3pm. 150+ tables full!

    Aloha Surplus
    Highland Blades
    Tannerite Sports
    G.A.S. Inc.
    Oregon Firearm Federation
    Flathead Arms and Ammunition
    Gwinner’s Shooting Supplies
    Gun Zone Of America
    High Desert Arms
    Ryan Judy Sporting Goods
    MK Tactical
    Jerry Lee Gun Accessories
    T.R.A.S.K. River Ammo
    Oak Grove Ventures, Inc.
    Chuck Miller Optics
    Collectors Cranny
    Dan's Custom Ammo
    NW Ammo
    Eagle Outfitters
    Cast Performance Bullets
    Troy Oz Knifes
    Darrell's Airguns & Accessories
    Tactical Training Group
    Past Tenth’s Sports
    Rimrock Firearms
    Shaddox's Tactical
    Ammo Cans Plus
    Pack Legal
    Tomahawk Jerky
    Threat Dynamics
    Vore’s Place
    Jerry Waisanen Guns
     
  16. The Cheese

    The Cheese somewhere special Member

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    I might have to swing in on Saturday and see if there is anything good. Maybe grabe me some cast boolits.
     
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    Key-Hay North Carolina Active Member

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    I'm going
     
  18. Sodbuster

    Sodbuster Beaverton, OR Chief Cook/Bottle Washer

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    I'm going. But on Sunday.
     
  19. The Cheese

    The Cheese somewhere special Member

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    wasn't bad. Wasn't huge, but there were some deals. Found a couple "nice" mini-14's for $495, one that was the new style with thicker barrel. Didn't have a cheap single shot 22 that I am on the look out for. But oh well. Wish it was bigger, but for $6 and free parking and only 10min from my house it was pretty decent.