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How many are going to the Portland gun show this weekend??

Discussion in 'Events & Get Togethers' started by theflyguy, Nov 16, 2011.

  1. theflyguy

    theflyguy Beaverton, Oregon Member

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    Going Saturday AM.
     
  2. ThemGunsThough

    ThemGunsThough RIP City! Well-Known Member

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    Im thinking about it... Im looking a special revolver but i doubt the love of my life will be there... Lol
     
  3. OR_VARMINT_HUNTER

    OR_VARMINT_HUNTER Banks,OREGON Member

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    Wat r u looking for?
     
  4. PeterGibbons

    PeterGibbons Portland, Oregon Member

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    Oh you know J&B will be there with some amazing deals as usual, come say hello!
     
  5. coctailer

    coctailer Portland, OR/Hastings, MI/Vancouver,WA I run with scissors.

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    I'll be there with Jei_As special revolver.:bluelaugh::bluelaugh:
     
  6. pokerace

    pokerace Newberg Well-Known Member

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    think I'll try to get there. I like Wes's show's
     
  7. spider

    spider Hillsboro Well-Known Member

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    i'll be there sunday looking for a kimber pro
     
  8. SmellsFishy

    SmellsFishy Hood River, OR Member

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    I may go Sat afternoon, after I'm done with the action range cert course at TCGC ......

    I've never been to a gun show up here. How's the vendor turn-out? (for perspective...I'm used to the crossroads show at the Pomona fairgrounds in L.A.... Huge!)
     
  9. cowboygraphics

    cowboygraphics Beaverton, OR Active Member

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    Can't go till Sunday - hope you guys leave something for the rest of us to look at.
     
  10. t.huynh

    t.huynh vancouver, wa Active Member

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    I'll be there sunday! Kill some time and waste some money. Maybe try to pick up a lee classic turret to get into reloading.

    EDIT: Also going to look for a Kahr PM9.
     
  11. CharonPDX

    CharonPDX Portland, OR Active Member

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    I'll be there, manning the "commies with guns" table. Er, the Blue Steel Democrats table.
     
  12. t.huynh

    t.huynh vancouver, wa Active Member

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    Can anybody do me a favor?
    Can you check prices if they have it-
    Lee Classic Turret kit.
    Kahr PM9.
     
  13. pokerace

    pokerace Newberg Well-Known Member

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    "Blue Steel Democrats table. "

    you will have to explain that one to me.
     
  14. drew

    drew OR Well-Known Member

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    A little googling turns up this. It's the gun owners caucus of the Democratic Party of Oregon.

    http://bluesteeldemocrats.blogspot.com/
     
  15. CharonPDX

    CharonPDX Portland, OR Active Member

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    Yup, we got a table. Going to have info on us, info on how to join (I've seen the number bandied about that 80% of Oregonians own a gun - since more than 20% of Oregonians are registered as a Democrat, obviously at least *SOME* Oregon Democrats own guns - and quite a few of us are vocal about making sure the Democratic party doesn't take an anti-gun stance - and make sure to remind our elected officials that we exist, and we vote.) Probably have some voter registration cards on hand (I'll have to raid the central library at lunch tomorrow.)

    We're trying to find out the legality of holding a raffle, but won't know for sure until after this weekend, so it would have to wait for another show. (Will probably do the table every few months at various Oregon gun shows.)

    We exist less to convince others to join the Democratic party, (although if you're borderline, and only haven't registered because of the stereotype of Democrats being anti-gun, we'd love to have you!) and more to remind anti-gun and borderline Democrats that there are a large continent of gun owners in the Democratic Party of Oregon!

    The way I see it, Oregon is Democratic-controlled now, and likely will be for some time. If I want to keep gun rights from eroding, the best way is to convince Democrat elected officials that it is in THEIR best interest to vote for gun rights.

    <politics rant mode off>

    Anyway, yes, I'll be there both days. Be looking for certain items while I'm there, too...
     
  16. Spray-n-pray

    Spray-n-pray Battle Ground Moderator Staff Member Bronze Supporter

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    I'll be there Sunday. Come say hi to me, I look just like my avatar. ;)
     
  17. kodiak61

    kodiak61 Goldendale, WA Member

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    I will be there selling honey :)

    Feel free to say hello. I will be the large, bearded tattooed guy selling honey, candles and lotion.

    Hey dont make too much fun, this is how I support my gun habit!

    Andrew
     
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  18. CharonPDX

    CharonPDX Portland, OR Active Member

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    I'll look for you, kodiak. Need Christmas presents for the wife, after all!
     
  19. kodiak61

    kodiak61 Goldendale, WA Member

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    Yes, honey or a bee's wax candle and possibly a lip balm or body butter is the perfect distraction for coming home with a new firearm.

    :D

    See ya this weekend
     
  20. pokerace

    pokerace Newberg Well-Known Member

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    OMG there is such a thing.