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Rickreall Show Coming up, December 10th and 11th

Discussion in 'Events & Get Togethers' started by Sling Blade, Dec 4, 2011.

  1. Sling Blade

    Sling Blade Yamhill County Well-Known Member

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    Rickreall Gun Show Sat. Dec. 10, 8am-5pm & Sun., Dec. 11, 9 am - 4pm Polk County Fairgrounds 520 S Pacific Hwy., Rickreall Adults: $5.00 Kids 12 & under: Free (503) 623-3048, for info.
     
  2. PDXSparky

    PDXSparky Keizer / Hillsboro Well-Known Member

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    And the parking is free as well. I'll be going on Saturday. Plan on buying ammo from the Miwall guy if nothing else.
     
  3. pokerace

    pokerace Newberg Well-Known Member

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    I love that show.It's better than the expoo.
     
  4. Spitpatch

    Spitpatch Forest Grove, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    An excellent gun show, especially in comparison to the black rifle/beanie baby fest at the expo. Closest thing to the gunshows I was literally raised at in Montana (still go back to Kalispell every March). Rickreall table guys for the most part seem much more personable and willing to listen to fair offers on what they have. Some of the expo guys do make this show, and the easygoing atmosphere seems to rub off even on them.
     
  5. Sling Blade

    Sling Blade Yamhill County Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, I may do an ammo stocking thing as well. Crowds get pretty big mid-day so arrive early!
     
  6. rawen2

    rawen2 Portland Area Active Member

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    Any great deals going on down there today to justify driving from PDX area?
     
  7. pokerace

    pokerace Newberg Well-Known Member

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    I only found one (1) ammo dealer and he didn't have any 5.45x39 so I left..It was so CROWDED you could not get to the tables or evan turn around.they have got to start using a larger building.
     
  8. Bravo4

    Bravo4 Polk County, OR Member

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    Was there this morning between 10am-12pm and it was crowded but was able to navigate around. Didn't find anything that I liked and only got a box of 30-06 ammo just to feel I got something. One of the dealers is giving $25 off on all used handguns and discount on used Glocks, that's the only thing I think is worth to mention. Went with a friend who was looking for the big bore 'safari caliber' rifles but couldn't find even one. It's worth the visit if you're nearby.
     
  9. Bigbaddude

    Bigbaddude West linn Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Didn't see any great deals except a black lab puppy for $250.
    The place was packed.Winchester large pistol primers where going for $25. For a 1000
     
  10. DAPSRT

    DAPSRT Dallas, Or Active Member

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    I was there early (around 9) and it was crowded. Left for a bit and came back around noon and things were much better. I seem to remember gun shows of years past that were nearly empty and got more people as the day went on. Am I remembering wrong???

    Couldn't stand it... bought an AR lower for the next build while I was there!
     
  11. richdav

    richdav oregon Member

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    Was Miwall there?
     
  12. DAPSRT

    DAPSRT Dallas, Or Active Member

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    Yep. Prices on 223 were good but not in the market right now. I overheard that their credit card machine wasn't working though... not sure if that's been fixed or not. Bad time for that to happen!!
     
  13. PDXSparky

    PDXSparky Keizer / Hillsboro Well-Known Member

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    Yes, and their credit card machine couldn't get cell service so it was cash only. I bought 500 rounds of factory reload 9mm in the plastic ammo box for $79.99 and 500 rounds of Wolf WPA .223 for $95.99. I've had good luck with the factory reload 9mm in my XD.
     
  14. CamoDeafie

    CamoDeafie Albany Well-Known Member

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    was there on saturday,,way too crowded for my taste! am gonna be at the Lions club show in Jan, hoping to find a good deal on something :) those who went...what was that black Daewoo K1 looking rifle that had the bayonet, red dot, bipod for $470something, and $335ish for the rifle itself?
     
  15. BillM

    BillM Amity OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Story I got was they were sent with a Sprint aircard---no signal. They had a Verizon
    aircard at the June show, no problem. Bummer too--I went there to spend north of $2000
    at Miwall. No card machine, no sale.
     
  16. rawen2

    rawen2 Portland Area Active Member

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    Does Miwall come to any of the Portland shows? I think there's a show this coming weekend.