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Marlboro in march?

Discussion in 'New England Gun Shows' started by gunner30, Feb 21, 2012.

  1. gunner30

    gunner30 NES Member

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    Reading my latest American rifleman. The gun show schedule lists a Marlboro show for march,is this correct? Never seen a march Marlboro show before?
    Gunner
     
  2. drgrant

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    The 31st is a Saturday, that's why... so it's the 31st and April 1st....

    http://northeastgunshows.com/

    -Mike
     
  3. gunner30

    gunner30 NES Member

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    Thanks mike, wanted to be sure about it. Couple of years back there was one listed in American rifleman, and it turned out to be a knife show,no guns. :(
     
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    American Rifleman has had a few bad show ads over the years. They had one listed for a hotel in Foxboro after the hotel had closed and again the following year after the hotel had been torn down. They listed one in Marlboro one time and it ended up being a wedding expo instead. It's wise to double check.
     
  5. drgrant

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    I bet they had ads for Wilmington, too, back when the show was inactive. [laugh]

    -Mike
     
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    IIRC, Marlboro gained and extra show date after the Fitchburg show got removed from the schedule.
     
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    Hey gents,

    Haven't attended a gun show in MA (moved from NY). Are these cash is king events or is CC ok in general?

    Thanks.
     
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    Cash is always king. Sometimes dealers may charge 2%-5% more for cc.
     
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    Most of the larger dealers have CC capability ( the comms are needed for the NICS stuff, anyways). IIRC, there's an ATM at the back of the hall.

    That said, I always bring $. Sometimes, I leave with it, too! [laugh]
     
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    I was puzzled why I received another discount/notice in the mail today for Marlborough. Fitchburg being out explains this.
     
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    The promoter is really pushing it with three shows with only a weeks break. It was super busy at the Springfield show which is unusual for that show but it could be due to income tax time. They still were charging $25 for WiFi for those dealers who haven't caught on and purchased a broadband card.

    On Saturday they shut the lights off 10 minutes after the show closed. They really are blood suckers.

    The Plymouth show may be to replace Fitchburg but with these folks who knows.

    Most of the big wholesale distributors are out of stock on the big selling handguns. Buying for this show is getting tough.

    Hope to see folks if only just to say Hi. Stop by the Stoney Acre tables and check in. Also as usual if there is anything you are looking for I will keep an eye out for it when we set up and I can PM you if I see it there.

    If we can get thru this show without one person posting " saw a bunch of illegal mags" I will be shocked.
     
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    That's awesome I missed the wilmington show because my f.I.d. came in that following monday. Now I can finally experience a gun show first hand.
     
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    Should we start the obligatory section of the thread where people post if they are going or not?

    I plan on showing up at 8:30-9 on Sat. Say herro if you see me, though you may have trouble finding me [laugh]

    [​IMG]
     
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    If my LTC comes in time, I will be there with the wife. This could be dangerous. :)
     
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    Good luck, I hope it arrives soon!
     
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    I saw a bunch of illegal mags. [smile]


    Sorry..someone had to say it..
     
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    I'll likely be there with my coworker again.
     
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    Ill be there. Nearly positive. Hope to meet some of you there!!
     
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    You could have gone to Wilmington, you only need to show the FID to buy guns and ammo, still lots of other stuff to see and buy.
    Do you like beef jerky ??? [laugh]
     
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    Worked out great for me. I went in looking for guns and found a wife!!!

    Just kidding. As far as finding a date at a gun show- don't even think about it.

    Those ladies are with their boyfriends or their dads!!!
     

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