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labmonkey 2 years, 1 month ago

Stockpile ammo and supplies for the end of days... but the wife is knitting a festive cod-piece for me in case we are still here on Dec. 21.

RoeDapple 2 years, 1 month ago

Bug out kits for the entire family. RoeDy's has a new item this year, insulated tin foil hats. A "must have" for winter paranoia.

RoeDapple 2 years, 1 month ago

Gun show at the Expocenter yesterday. About 10:00 all the lights went out. A true, "WTF" moment. After a few moments waiting for gunfire to erupt everyone continued on with the aid of flashlights here and there.Got my Christmas list made up if anybody is interested. . . . pricey . . .

labmonkey 2 years, 1 month ago

I went there today... I wasn't impressed. There was not much there and prices were much higher than at the show at the KCI Expo center a couple weeks ago. They were asking more for Chinese SKS's at Topeka than they were for Russian SKS's at KC. I don't know if the prices were so high because of the smaller size of the show, or if the election had something to do with it.

RoeDapple 2 years, 1 month ago

My experience there in past years is if they aren't doing well on Saturday they bug out Sunday. The place was 95% table space taken on Saturday, parking lot about 75% full. I didn't buy anything major, prices have ballooned since I was a regular 20 years ago. Did get a good buy on web gear and a holster.

labmonkey 2 years, 1 month ago

You should really go to the KCI Expo ones. I think Topeka has 300 tables and KCI has 1000. I bought an Enfield (MK III*) and an Arisaka (an earlier 7.7 mm) from a former history professor at the KCI one... he was even able to tell the history on them.

flux 2 years, 1 month ago

Just stop already. Your comment has nothing to do with the question

grammaddy 2 years, 1 month ago

Annual deep-cleaning of the kitchen; defrosting freezers, cleaning the oven, wiping out all cabinets, polishing the silver,etc.

Eddie_Haskell 2 years, 1 month ago

"I think Autie's dream girl responded above."

Allison? Well, he'll have to fight Ronaldo for her.

RoeDapple 2 years, 1 month ago

labmonkey - for about 15 years I worked all the NE Kansas and KCMO gun shows with a friend who was a gun dealer, back in the late 70's through the 80's. KC was good for deals but a rough crowd. I've had threats made, tires slashed, witnessed a few fights and a couple of "accidental" discharge . . events. Like I said, rough crowd. Kinda miss it.

fluxie - glad to see you too!

beatrice 2 years, 1 month ago

If I worked for the LJWorld, I'd promise to learn how to use a digital camera to take portraits with.

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