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Roanoke Gun Show this weekend Jan 3rd and 4th

Discussion in 'Glockers of the Old Dominion' started by Dan, Jan 2, 2009.

  1. Just an FYI.
  2. Wolfgang

    Wolfgang Millennium Member

    Oct 6, 1999
    Anyone been?

    I thought about going, but I'm in Danville and didn't feel like driving to RNKE.

    Is anything good there? I haven't been to a show there in about 2 yrs.

  3. I'll be there tomorrow, but I did here it was really busy today.
  4. Wolfgang

    Wolfgang Millennium Member

    Oct 6, 1999
    another reason I don't like to go...too many people.

    Everybody still in a panic? I thought I might like some ammo, but I'm sure it is expensive there too.

    Got all the guns I need, but it is good to look. Never know when something wants you to adopt it!!!:wow:
  5. GSD/G23


    Oct 4, 2005
    Virginia USA
    500 rounds of .223 for $195, AK47's averaging 800-1100 bucks. I waited in line for fifteen minutes at 0900. The people were elbow to elbow. Panic? I thought so.

    I did find a good deal on a great looking SKS but I let the seller get away from me, kinda lost him in the sea of humanity. I wish I had another shot at that one!
  6. :wow: Dang!

    I think I will wait till after 1100 or 1200 to go, Im hoping the panic crowds will have died down by then.
  7. Wolfgang

    Wolfgang Millennium Member

    Oct 6, 1999
    Maybe it's time to sell my AK!

    I bought an SKS from the place out on 220 S several years ago. Bryansteens maybe? I think it was $165 at the time. What are they going for now?

    Thinking about going this afternoon. The GPS says it's only 74 miles, but it takes me a way I've never been. Usually go through Martinsville, up 220.
    The GPS is taking me a backway through the woods.

    Might be an adventure!
  8. It's been that way for the past couple of months. As we approach January 20th, I predict the fever will rise a bit more. ;) I'm taking a CETME to the Richmond show this weekend and hoping to sell it for a good price.

    I scored 500 rounds of .223 for $130 last weekend. It's Silver Bear but as long as it goes bang.....
  9. Well I went and I wished I saved my $7.

    S&W AR stripped lower for $275, I witnessed a person buy a used Bushy stripped lower for $400, Georgia Arms was sold out of 223, barely any 9, 40, or 45 left, Romanian AK's for $700+ and AR's for $1000+, and the deal at the show was a Walther P22 that was well used, one mag and very dirty for $350.

    Marshmallow guns were $7 with no background checks! and came with a little baggie of ammo and the guns were offed in plain, camo, and some hippie colors too!!!!

    Well, I did buy a few ammo cans from the VCDL guy.

    On the way home I stopped at Sportsmans Warehouse, there was a lot of people there from the show getting a better deal, but they too were cleared out of ammo as well.
  10. Wolfgang

    Wolfgang Millennium Member

    Oct 6, 1999
    Glad I decided to stay home, watch the Dolphins, save gas, eat snacks and get fatter!

    Edited: the Dolphins aren't doing too well, maybe I shoulda done something else!
    Last edited: Jan 4, 2009