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    Sky-high prices at Robarts Arena gun show

    http://thegunwriter.blogs.heraldtrib...rena-gun-show/

    Now itís an opportunity to cash in Ė a chance to screw-over some unsuspecting gun owner by charging four or five times MSRP for guns and ammo.
    AKs were $1,000.
    ARs were $1,500 Ė $2,000 for low-end brands Ė some Iíve never heard of.
    .223 was about a dollar per round.
    AK mags were $40.
    AR mags were $60 Ė and thatís for GI aluminum.
    One dealer wanted $40 for a box of .45 acp that still bore an $18 price tag.
    Another wanted $1,200 for a NIB WASR Ė a WASR? The last one I bought, about a year ago, cost me $350.

    Profiteering is a dirty word, for good reason. Itís a pejorative for an unethical business practice of making an unreasonable profit on essential products during times of emergency.

    It fits.

    Iím off gun shows for a while, at least until some sanity is restored.
    Last edited by zack991; 02-24-2013 at 03:35 PM.
    -I come in peace, I didn't bring artillery. But I am pleading with you with tears in my eyes: If you screw with me, I'll kill you all.
    -Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everybody you meet.
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    Heads up to who moved the Article was from Sarasota, FL not Ohio.
    -I come in peace, I didn't bring artillery. But I am pleading with you with tears in my eyes: If you screw with me, I'll kill you all.
    -Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everybody you meet.
    Marine General James Mattis,

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    The vendors are not price gouging. The prices are set by supply and demand.

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    One does not have to buy at the prices reported.

    Personally I like to buy low and sell high.

    The other day a guy was complaining about not being to find 9mm ammo.

    I told him it was out there if he wanted to pay the price.

    He said the price does't matter I can't find any.

    Just to see how serious he was about buying some.

    I offered him a box of 50 corbon 9mm+P jhps for $200.00.

    He said that Ridiculous I said I guess you don't really need it to bad then.
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