Back from Gun Show...

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by jjmitchell60, Feb 21, 2010.

  1. jjmitchell60

    jjmitchell60 Active Member

    May 10, 2004
    Raised in Buzzard Roost near Frog Town in hillls o
    I NEED a staked Front sight for a Nazi Marked Hi-Power, want to say that before I tell about the guns show. IF ANYONE knows where I can get one PLEASE, PRETTY PLEASE tell me!!!!!
    Well went to the gun show today. $6 to park, $12 to get in, $5 for a front sight that I THOUGHT would work on my Hi-power but alas wrong one, and ALMOST got a $250 ticket!!!! I was TOLD to park in a spot reserved for handicaped which I have the tag for BUT it was not a parking place but at the end of a row. Well when I came out a LEO was ticketing ALL who were parked there, a $250 ticket for obstruction of a right a way. He had just given a man a ticket and than man was chewing the LEo a new a******! The officer asked to see my Dl, regist., and Insurance card which I showed him all the time the otehr man was ranting on. Well the otehr man FINALLY left a cussing and hollering that it was a money scam. The Officer looked at me and asked if I wanted to get it off my chest to which I said no, I was wrong, the security guys pointed me there but I should have known it was too good to be true so now my turn to pay the piper. He laughed and asked if I was heading home to which I said yes after you give me my ticket. He gave me my stuff back, told me to go on and forget about the ticket since he had 3 more to write! I thanked him, shook his hand, and bid him a good afternoon. I left with no ticket and was very pleasently pleased. Called my wife and she called me a luckey SOB! She said I could talk my way out of any kind of ticket just by NOT saying anything. She gets one no matter what.

    As to the show, way too high a stuff and no money really floating around. Did see ammo I have not seen in a couple of years thouggh, there were 12 ammo venders there. Could have gotten your grips Charlie for $25 but you said you had a set. I ended up with a $5 front sight that will not fit and out $18 to get in and park plus my gaas for the 100 mile one way trip. ONLY person making money at gun shows are the promoters.
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  2. ken w.

    ken w. Member

    Jun 20, 2004
    Buffalo,New York
    That is a pretty high admission price.Glad you got out of your ticket tho.

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