Posted May 8, 2016 9:00 pm by Comments

By Dan Zimmerman


From ‘Overheard at a Texas Gun Show’ by Matthew Diffee at Texas Monthly

By Marlon Knapp

My compadres who work with me at the Chisholm Trail Antique Gun Association check-in table have asked me to compile a short tutorial on gun show etiquette. We understand you’re excited about going to the gun show and we are excited to see you. Those of us who work gun shows (not necessarily sellers) have unique opportunities to interact with people, including some who might not normally visit a traditional gun shop, those who are regular patrons, and those who are brand new to the shooting sports. No matter their experience level, though, people sometimes make mistakes, which when firearms are involved are deadly serious . . .

Preparation for the show

If you’re going to celebrate the Second Amendment and be surrounded by like-minded people and guns and gear you might not be willing or able to purchase, please do a few things beforehand.

Plan to arrive as early as possible. Being early allows you the luxury of taking your time and enjoying yourself safely. Know the ticket price. Also, plan to take enough money for whatever you plan for the day.

Even if you aren’t …Read the Rest

Source:: Truth About Guns

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