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Tulsa Gun Show Reports

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by OldGoat, Apr 6, 2013.

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  1. OldGoat

    OldGoat Well-Known Member

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    Got a call from a friend who is there. .22 long rifle 500 round bricks - $80 to $180; Winchester large pistol primers - $47 to $55/1,000. Sales are brisk. Interesting. Regards, Ed
     
  2. frostyman

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    The going price for 22 shells was about $80 a brick. There were a few that were less a lot that were more. The cheapest I saw was $50. Rifle and pistol primers were as high as $90 a thousand. I saw one guy trying to get $230 for 5000 Winchester 209 primers. There was a lot of 223 ammo available for somewhere in the $10 a box range and was being carried out case after case but they had enough for everyone.

    Guns were mostly stupid prices but there were a few that were reasonable. It took me an hour to get into the show.

    There were some people there that must have thought that it was impossible to get shotgun shells because one table would have shells at a normal price and the next table would have something like Winchester Super Target ammo for $15 a box.
     
  3. whiz-bang

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    Just got back from the Tulsa gun show. I have a table at both shows every year so I am there on Friday dealer set up most of my buying is Friday and Saturday. I only buy vintage 22 ammo pree 1982. I bought a case of Winchester shorts 10 bricks made in the 70s for 60.00 per brick that was below even the collector market. In all I bought 18 bricks at very reasonable prices. However there were plenty of gougers. I saw bulk packs of federal 22s as high as $159.00 and as low as 40.00. Plastic 100 packs of older and newer CCI and Winchester for $20.00 on up. There was one guy on Saturday a non table holder that had a cart roaming the upper level full of Federal 22 bulk packs with a sign that said $ 80.00 per carton. The show management announced over the loud speaker that no carts will be allowed at the next show. Federal 223 the good stuff could be bought for $629.00 per thousand. last show was $359.00. The best price on 22 ammo I saw for good shooting stuff was Eley Trophy for $79.00 per brick up about $15.00 from last show. There was plenty of new ammo although I didn't see a lot of people taking it out by the cart load like past shows.

    As far as gun prices I bought two vintage 22 rifles at very good prices. But like always you have to hunt around to find the deals. All in all I had a very good show. The three partners with me all had a very good show buying and selling.
     
  4. Palos shooter

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    The Show was crowded with long lines to get in on Saturday..Lot more young people at the show..Being there Friday to set up was a bonus as you can look at a lot of tables without the aisles being blocked by lookers..There were a few new winchester Super X-1 still in the box for sale..Two of them were Skeet guns.Some were field guns.Tulsa is not the place to buy reloading supplies..Cheaper at home from local suppliers,,Recob The best bargain was the gasoline prices.$3.27 in Oklahoma and parts of Missouri..
    Also the table rent went up 15 bucks for the next show..There were some elaborate gun carts there..Like rolling tables..But not for the next show in November.Anyone that had some 22's around the house was selling them.The scalpers were out to make a killing ..And they did..Saw a lot of old ammo for sale.It was hard to find a parking space in the parking lot if you came later ..But we has a good time..
     
  5. semperfi909

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    When I was there in Nov the "rolling dealers" were a righteous pain. Are the organizers finally gonna do something about that? Maybe they could have a special corner for them - out in the parking lot.

    JMO of course

    Charlie
     
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    Who promotes the Tulsa Gun Show?
     
  7. ken1okie

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    Joe Wannemacher
     
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