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It's been a few years since I've been to a show. They got boring. Small selection and high prices. Has anything changed? Other than the entrance fees.
I would like to go if there are any good shows in metro Atl..
 

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The problem I see with the “Eastman Gun Shows†around central GA is twofold;

1. Too much non gun stuff at the show. All the WWII memorabilia might be interesting to some folks but not me. Same goes for all the $.50 kids toys they try to sell for $5.

2. All the vendors sell the same guns. If you want a Glock, M&P’s or AR’s, each table has tons of them. Anything else is slim picking. I have been looking online for a CZ455 Varmit rifle in either 22LR or 17HMR for a while. I am the kind of person who doesn’t really want to buy pretty much anything unless I can see it and touch it. Over the past couple of years, I don’t think I have ever seen a CZ455 (in any configuration, much less any CZ handgun or other rifles) at any gun show.

A bunch of friends and myself went to a show at the Atlanta EXPO center and it is much better and bigger than the local shows around here.

I will go and spend the $7.50 or so just to get out of the house but I don't really expect to see too much there although I was surprised at the last show in Macon in which I saw KEL-TEC's new bullpup rifle and a TAVOR.
 

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Ditto to most of above.

Gun show prices are never "good." They range from rip-off to "a decent deal; about what you could do price-shopping several local gun stores."

If you like AR's and AK's, gun shows are great. Lots of selection.
If you like wood-stocked rifles, not so much.
Nowhere near as many military surplus guns these days, compared to a generation ago.

At least both the Eastman and R.K. shows have gotten rid of the NAZI / *********** stuff, and the flea market junk, and the jewelry. Gun show tables are full of guns, ammo, holsters, and other accessories related to guns.
 

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At least both the Eastman and R.K. shows have gotten rid of the NAZI / *********** stuff, and the flea market junk, and the jewelry. Gun show tables are full of guns, ammo, holsters, and other accessories related to guns.
At the September Eastman show in Macon, they had 1 or 2 tables of NAZI memorabilia and 1 or 2 other tables of flea market junk.
 

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Having historical memorabilia from WW2 is not that same thing as supporting Nazism or *********** agenda.

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Having historical memorabilia from WW2 is not that same thing as supporting Nazism or *********** agenda.

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Agree. Didn't mean anything by that it just seems to me there is more of that type of stuff compared to other WW2 stuff.
 

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I have a WW2 Nazi banner my uncle brought home from the POW camp he was in after he was shot down. Its history.
 
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