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Utah gunshow
« on: November 16, 2011, 07:10:22 PM »
Me, Gundoc and the Ogre will be at the "Crossroads of the West" gunshow this weekend.  Come get some Slipstream or your Glock worked on or just come say "Hi!"
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    Re: Utah gunshow
    « Reply #1 on: November 16, 2011, 08:06:03 PM »
    I plan on going. Hopefully I see you guys there so I can get some of this slipstream and see if it is all it is cracked up to be.
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    « Reply #2 on: November 16, 2011, 08:52:49 PM »
    Where and when (time)?  Thanks.

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    Re: Utah gunshow
    « Reply #3 on: November 16, 2011, 09:47:05 PM »
    It is this weekend 9:00-17:00 Saterday 9:00-16:00 Sunday at the South Town Expo Centre in Sandy.
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    Re: Utah gunshow
    « Reply #4 on: November 19, 2011, 09:05:51 PM »
    Be ther as the doors open Sunday morning.  Couldn't today, work got in the way.
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    Re: Utah gunshow
    « Reply #5 on: November 20, 2011, 09:11:13 PM »
    Report:  As a certified Zombie Hunter Team Leader, I am now GTG.  The official anti zombie ammo http://www.hornady.com/ammunition/zombiemax has been procured, and has already been distributed to my team members.

    As for other notes-

    It was good to see The Ogre, Gundoc, and Khorne again.  Picked up slipstream, both grease and oil, for myself, my brother, and my bro-in-law.

    Ammo prices were mostly good.  Not great, but decent. No Federal 00 buck to be had though. :-[

    Any guns in the EBR category were for the most part ridiculously priced.  It also seemed to be the same with any and all magazines that weren't for a standard 5.56 AR or 7.62X39 AK.  Makarov mags at 25 bucks each, the 223 Weiger AK mags(only 2 I saw) were 34 a piece, and Khorne only found one single solitary PSL mag in the whole place for 30 bucks?  No thanks.  No factory Saiga mags to be had anywhere, except with a NIB gun that, regardless of caliber, gauge, or vendor, was to be had south of 600 bucks.

    As an unabashed ruger fan, I got to handle a couple of their new offerings, a single 10, and the 8 shot 22LR SP01.  The single ten did nothing for me.  But the 8 shot is now officially on my want list.  It's sort of an sp101 grip, with a miniaturized gp100 frame, with a midget sized redhawk barrel screwed in.  And the hi-viz sight really stands out nicely.

    I got to meet Bob Mernickle, of http://mernickleholsters.com/ FTF.  He's built a couple custom rigs for me via phone conversations.  Top shelf stuff.

    I did buy a gun.  It's a good idea to carry cash folks.  Always carry it, and know your limits.  Today was one of those rare days, I was there to visit with the Crusader boys, and any other WTA members that wandered by mostly.  But it just happened somehow.  I was just walking around the gunshow, really just looking for a new t-shirt and a couple specific books I had been after, no intentions of buying a gun at all............I found myself seated, wallet out, and my DL and CCW permit in this other guys hand, while I filled out this crazy form with a bunch of questions about me.

    I came walking back to the Crusader table carrying a new-to-me shotgun. :facepalm

    A Winchester youth model 370 single shot 20 gauge.  With a trigger guard type safety lock, and a decent gun sock thrown in.  About 90 percent condition.  The 10% that is missing from 100 was all cosmetic.  Mechanically it seems flawless.  Research since I got home indicates it was made between 1968 and 1973 in the Cobourg, Canada plant.  Looking down the bore, it looks to be very lightly used, and at that, a long time ago.   Book value on this gun in good to excellent condition runs from $90-$120 from what I can find.  I paid $64.10 OTD.  Range report won't be forthcoming however.  It's on it's way home with my brother for a bit, I figure it will be for about a two year loan.  He has a 10 year old son.

    I checked. On said 10 year old,  LOP was close to perfect, stock to cheek weld are good too........
    « Last Edit: November 21, 2011, 01:14:20 AM by THE NORSEMAN »
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    Re: Utah gunshow
    « Reply #6 on: November 20, 2011, 09:58:34 PM »
    Definitely good to see Norseman again.  Steven Ting came out for Saturday and that was awesome.  Me, Gundoc and Ogre had a great time.  I got me a quad rail for my AK because I needed on since Musashi sent me a red dot sight.  It was a great weekend!
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    « Reply #7 on: November 20, 2011, 11:12:15 PM »
    It was fantastic to hang out and work with true friends - brothers.   
    Had a great time, we sold a ton of Slipstream.  Ate good food.  (Hey, it's a novelty for me)

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    « Reply #8 on: November 21, 2011, 12:23:16 AM »
    I got me a quad rail for my AK because I needed on since Musashi sent me a red dot sight.  It was a great weekend!
    Saw the pics.  How much does the RD affect the balance?

    Ate good food.  (Hey, it's a novelty for me)
    So...  Your wife can't cook?  And you just said so in public?  You had better sleep with one eye open, tonight.

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    « Reply #9 on: November 21, 2011, 01:13:27 AM »
    Kaso, not so.  At home the food is not "good", it is EXCELLENT I'm told.  The ogre has no worries there.  Myself, I thought Italian on the way out the door, but went for the large combination at the local We Don't Speak English(AKA Authentic) Mexican spot on the way home, washed down with a couple Coronas of course. 

    How'd the rest of you spend the day? :devillol 
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    « Reply #10 on: November 21, 2011, 01:30:02 AM »
    At home the food is not "good", it is EXCELLENT I'm told. 
    That is the impression that I have always been under, but the way he said what he did...
    How'd the rest of you spend the day? :devillol 
    I drove my grandfather around to different grocery stores, and then brought him back home, where we spent the rest of the afternoon making vegetable soup.  :facepalm. So, yeah, you guys had (a lot) more fun.

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    « Reply #11 on: November 21, 2011, 10:33:53 AM »
    That is the impression that I have always been under, but the way he said what he did...

    George is usually referring to the fast food places around his area.   Not much in the way of good food.


    A Winchester youth model 370 single shot 20 gauge.  With a trigger guard type safety lock, and a decent gun sock thrown in.  About 90 percent condition.  The 10% that is missing from 100 was all cosmetic.  Mechanically it seems flawless.  Research since I got home indicates it was made between 1968 and 1973 in the Cobourg, Canada plant.  Looking down the bore, it looks to be very lightly used, and at that, a long time ago.   Book value on this gun in good to excellent condition runs from $90-$120 from what I can find.  I paid $64.10 OTD. Range report won't be forthcoming however.  It's on it's way home with my brother for a bit, I figure it will be for about a two year loan.  He has a 10 year old son.


    That's not too bad.  If anything, that's just a couple boxes of ammo.  Speaking on ammo, I thought the prices were pretty decent.  I walked around looking at ammo prices for Gundoc.  1000 Rounds of .40S&W reloads were only $168.  That seemed very fair.
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    « Reply #12 on: November 22, 2011, 01:54:39 PM »
    I have to eat out 2 meals a day during the week. 
    Wendy's.
    Arby's.
    McD's.
    Burger King.
    Taco Bell.
    Cafe Rio.
    Subway.
    Sonic.
    Golden Coral.
    That's it... those are my options and none of them good.  Burger King here in Vernal is the worst in the Nation.  The McD's - I just don't eat there.  Taco Bell neither if I can help it. 
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    « Reply #13 on: November 23, 2011, 12:07:44 AM »
    I have to eat out 2 meals a day during the week. 
    Wendy's.
    Arby's.
    McD's.
    Burger King.
    Taco Bell.
    Cafe Rio.
    Subway.
    Sonic.
    Golden Coral.
    That's it... those are my options and none of them good.  Burger King here in Vernal is the worst in the Nation.  The McD's - I just don't eat there.  Taco Bell neither if I can help it. 

    What? No Five Guys Burgers and Fries???
    Blasphemy!

    I live near a bunch of eateries with excellent food and great coffee.
    None of them commercial food joints either.
    All family run local establishments.

    If ANY of you get here to Fort Wayne, let me know.
    I will have to take you out to Hall's Factory Outlet http://www.donhalls.com/locations.asp?ID=30.
    Never had a better steak or prime rib except for Joseph Decuis http://www.josephdecuis.com/ in Roanoke.

    But I digress.

     :neener

    Just to let you know.
    I took the wife out to Joseph Decuis and dropped about $130 for the entire meal, with gratuity. Worth every penny!
    The Wife and kids took me out for my birthday to Don Hall's Factory Outlet, again about $100 for four of us, but the Prime Rib was worth it! That and the home made sour dough bread.

    Sorry, getting hungry before bed...dangit!
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