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Rose City Gunshow 11/17-11/18

Discussion in 'Events & Get Togethers' started by mrblond, Nov 8, 2012.

  1. mrblond

    mrblond Salem OR Well-Known Member

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    So is this the big one? I have been to a few at the expo center and they were alright but I see this one is put on by a different person. anyone planning on going? Think it will be any good?
     
  2. Trailboss

    Trailboss Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    From their website:

    Welcome to Wes Knodel Gun & Knife Shows!

    ANNOUNCING THE ACQUISITION
    OF THE
    "ORIGINAL" ROSE CITY GUN SHOWS!!!R
    ( No longer affiliated with Collectors West Gun & Knife Shows! )

    Located at -
    Portland EXPO Center
    -2060 N. Marine Dr.
    Portland, OR 97217-7736

    This is one of the rules that WebKnodel Gunshows enforces:

    Table contents must be gun or knife related.

    Should be interesting
     
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  3. coctailer

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

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    I'll be there.
    It should be a great show.

    I'm bringing a lot of NFA stuff.
     
  4. keystir

    keystir Hillsboro, OR Active Member

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    I have a feeling it's going to be a madhouse, there will be tons of people there including local media trying to get a story and they will find ample people ready to trash the recent elections. I don't want to steer anyone one away but I'm definitely going to pass on this one.

    Obama said he wants to ban hi-points so those should be going for about $500! :thumbup:
     
  5. Wifey

    Wifey N.E. PDX Active Member 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    This is the best one Portland has offered. We'll be there and I seriously doubt it will be any better or worse with or without coverage.
    It's a great way to spend the day!
    Wifey
     
  6. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Went to the one in Albany last weekend, nice, well run show. No fudge! I'm going.

    Big city prices, Albany $6.00-----Expo $9.00
     
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  7. trainsktg

    trainsktg Portland OR Well-Known Member

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    OK, this has my interest.

    Keith
     
  8. coctailer

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

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    The Portland gun show is probably my favorite.

    Probably because I get to spend the weekend BSing with all of you guys.:laugh:
     
  9. Torqk911

    Torqk911 Yacolt,Wa Member

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    I will be going and most likely end up spending all Saturday afternoon at my dads booths. I think the gun shows are fun. Its a good way to look at prices, look for the cravings. I always wend up walking away with something.
     
  10. RifleEnthusiast

    RifleEnthusiast Close to Oregon City Active Member

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    I'll probably be going mostly to check prices, but I'm ready to buy if I find a good deal.
     
  11. doobee8

    doobee8 Salem, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    You never know what you'll find there. Definitely going!
     
  12. mrblond

    mrblond Salem OR Well-Known Member

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    I will be there tomorrow. Not sure what time but I will be taking me ma as she is looking for a pocket pistol with a semi light trigger. As for me, hoping to find some 338-378 ammo cheaper then retail or maybe a 98K Mauser..
     
  13. kubrick

    kubrick Portland, OR Member

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    Should only be $7 if you show a bimart card. But if you park in the expo lot it's another $8 :(
     
  14. jgeist

    jgeist Oregon Active Member

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    I'm planning on attending and hoping to be the only one looking for AR stuff. Shhh, don't give away my secret.
     
  15. RifleEnthusiast

    RifleEnthusiast Close to Oregon City Active Member

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    I'm shopping for a new 'toy' these days...so many to choose from :)
     
  16. thirtycal

    thirtycal Camas, WA Active Member

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    Yup that's $430 per 1000 of bulkpack Federal XM193. Is this the Obama Effect in action?

    post_barak_2012_ammo_price.jpg

    -Thirtycal
     
  17. kubrick

    kubrick Portland, OR Member

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    I have never seen it packed like it was his morning. Laughable prices on a lot of things - $32 for 500 CCI small pistol primers? Sheesh that's what it should be for 1000. I left after an hour. Way too many people to actually get a decent look at most of the tables.
     
  18. Mark W.

    Mark W. Silverton, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Lets see .43 cents each in bulk

    Bi Mart has White box .223 for $7.99 a box of 20 or .3995 each

    Midway has the same ammo (labeled .223) for $7.49 per 20 or .3745 each or 1000 for $349.98 + shipping which wouldn't be $80.00
     
  19. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Went this AM and it was packed. I did very well for myself, got an MTM ammo box, snap caps in .380, a commerative Bowie Knife, sub-sonic .22's and an almost new Sig Sauer P-250 at a very attractive price! I stayed away from the ammo, I'm not rich or stupid!
     
  20. sig

    sig Vancouver, WA Member

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    WOW!!! What a crowd!!! Same venders as usual. If you go, best do some comparative shopping. 50cal ammo cans ranged from $10 to $13, AR15 lower trigger kits from $60 to $100 etc.
    I went specifically to find some parts for my CZ52, but NO luck. Anyone have an extra grip clip they want to sell?
    I think it was worth going. Take your Bi-Mart card and get $2 off admission.
    Oh, I did see a cool gadget. A Redi-Mag for an AR15.
     
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