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A gun show without guns? Essentially
Chicago Tribune, by Dahleen Glanton

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Posted By:Rat Patrol, 1/27/2013 8:48:03 AM

There was an 1854 Lefaucheux pinfire pistol carbine on display, as well as an 1876 .22-caliber derringer in a glass box. But neither was for sale. It wouldn´t have mattered if they were. The gun enthusiasts who showed up in Rosemont on Friday for what was billed as the first-ever Chicagoland Gun Show didn´t seem interested in gawking at antique pistols. Some wanted to buy high-powered rifles, semi-automatic handguns and high-capacity magazines. But there wasn´t a single gun dealer at the show, only a Chicago collector who said he was there to show off his collection.

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Obozo has done such a good job of selling guns that they cant even have a gun show in suburban Chicago because the local dealers are all sold out of guns and ammo,so they had to return the entrance fee of the people who went to the gun show.
Obama should be awarded the guns and ammo and NRA membership salesman of the year!

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Scrubber, 1/27/2013 9:00:25 AM     (No. 9141964)

The show´s sales executive, Levine, doesn´t have a clue about what he´s selling. No wonder it´s such a bust.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Rat Patrol, 1/27/2013 9:12:03 AM     (No. 9141988)

True#1,but all the dealers are sold out of guns and ammo.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: provide, 1/27/2013 9:41:59 AM     (No. 9142035)

I´m sure the hall was filled with Southside gang members buying their guns from dealers that required an Illinois FOID card and background check. You know, like the 4 dead on Saturday night.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: pedro4, 1/27/2013 9:47:23 AM     (No. 9142046)

You can buy the shares of Ruger, Smith and Wesson and Olin to hedge against increased prices of ammo and weapons. Our local gun shops are out of everything.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Keekng, 1/27/2013 9:49:36 AM     (No. 9142049)

Should have opened it up to the home boys, they have plenty of guns.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Screwgun, 1/27/2013 9:52:13 AM     (No. 9142054)

"The last thing I want to do is for a guy to go to his car and come back shooting," said Levine,

This guy must be an Obamabot.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Antiquegolf, 1/27/2013 9:55:22 AM     (No. 9142064)

Update poster 3. Seven murdered Saturday night. Six shot, one stabbed.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 1/27/2013 10:00:24 AM     (No. 9142072)

Ammo´s getting scarce even in Texas.

What´s really going on here ?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: pnstrpilot, 1/27/2013 10:10:34 AM     (No. 9142090)

I attended the Allentown, Pa gun show yesterday.
I arrived 25 minutes before doors open, and the line was about 50-60 deep outside. By the time the doors opened, I could not see the end of the line over the hill(about 400 yards).
Ammo was available, but .40 S& W was going for about $0.75 cents a round (bought same online for $0.42 online.
AR´s were selling like hotcakes, and the third table in had 5.56/.223 magpul and aluminum magazines and was the hottest table in the show. Magpuls were $30 for Gen 2 and $40 for Gen 3, aluminums were $20, time to stock up (all packaged new for storage).

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Reply 10 - Posted by: birddog, 1/27/2013 10:19:09 AM     (No. 9142115)

"Collected all the guns and put´m in a gun museeum, and charged all the people a dollar and a half just to see´m. Don´t it always seem to go, you don´t know what chu got ´til it´s gone"

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Ray_Stoddard, 1/27/2013 10:30:57 AM     (No. 9142147)

"They took all the guns, put ´em in a Gun Museum.
And charged the people a dollar and a half just to see ´em".

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Reply 12 - Posted by: sikupnfed, 1/27/2013 11:20:41 AM     (No. 9142261)

#10 & 11 - Are those the words of "Yellow Taxer"?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: FunOne, 1/27/2013 12:36:17 PM     (No. 9142390)

No doubt gun shows in Chicago are unlike gun shows in "flyover country".

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Mike43, 1/27/2013 1:16:28 PM     (No. 9142460)

#12; yes, it is the words from "Yellow Taxi".

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Reply 15 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 1/27/2013 3:09:14 PM     (No. 9142650)

There are ´gun shows´ going on all over Chicago. The trouble isn´t finding them - the trouble is surviving them.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: LanieLou, 1/27/2013 5:01:22 PM     (No. 9142849)

This was a trap and the suppliers refused to participate. Anyone who bought tickets has been added to a database for a visit when confiscation starts.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: LanieLou, 1/27/2013 5:05:18 PM     (No. 9142857)

This gov´t scam has 2 more phony shows we need to avoid:
Atlantic City Outdoor Sports Show

March 7-10, 2013 - Atlantic City Convention Center

New York Outdoor Sports Show

March 21-24, 2013 -


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