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Sadly she's the only one running gun shows in Mass. Only others are very small gun club shows."Attention! Will the last gun show leaving the state, please shut off the lights... Thank You"
I heard that the real gun show was at Shooters Supply in Westport, Ma. He's the dealer, that Carole, the show promoter, no longer allows to attend her shows, because his prices are to low and higher priced dealers complained to her."Attention! Will the last gun show leaving the state, please shut off the lights... Thank You"
Is this true? Glad I read this before making the drive to the show today.I heard that the real gun show was at Shooters Supply in Westport, Ma. He's the dealer, that Carole, the show promoter, no longer allows to attend her shows, because his prices are to low and higher priced dealers complained to her.
That posting confirms he was denied tables because "no dealer tables were available", but makes no admission as to the reason.It's true. Shooters Supply posted, here on NES, a copy of the promoters letter to him regarding the Plymouth show, as well as a copy of the refund check, that she sent him.
True, they smartly didn't admit any "wrongdoing" that could result in legal action.Which is funny as anyone who went can attest the place was half empty with many empty tables throughout the venue.
I can shed some light on the available space issue. I went to the Plymouth show. The space available was plentiful. Picture a box, with a smaller box inside. That's how the space looked, when you entered the room, due the unused space. That having been said, within the smaller space that the show actually tried to use, there was so much unused space on the show floor, that not only were there gaping holes of unused space in the show isles, the back end of the show area was empty. In short, there was enough empty space in the room, to have another gun show. Shooting Supply only wanted space for 6 tables. The fact seems to be, that several higher priced dealers, went to the show promoter, in advance of the Plymouth show and explained to her, that if she allowed Shooters Supply to attend the show, they would not attend.
Actually it said no Gun Dealer tables available, plenty of tables for parts and accessories.
Good point. Maybe we should collectively try to figure out exactly what happened before passing judgement. Then once we get to the bottom of this mystery maybe we can figure out who set up Jussie whats-his-face or OJ Simpson.
I think the promoter is stuck between a rock and a hard place. If 4 of its long-time, multi-table gun vendors decide to boycott the shows because of the presence of Shooting Supply, what are they supposed to do? Close down the show? What I'm saying is don't blame the promoter on this one. Blame the 4 dealers who threatened to boycott. Can you imagine how bad it would be if 4 of the last few remaining gun dealers bowed out of these shows? Who the Hell would be left? Nobody selling guns, that's for sure. Just trinkets, knives, trinkets, a few accessories, a little ammo... and more f'ing crappy trinkets.Is this show promoter really this stupid???