FAKE VS REAL: Spyderco Paramilitary 2

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This Weekend We Will Be At The Premier Big Town Show in Mesquite

This weekend we are back at Big town in Mesquite, our favorite show.

We are expecting a UPS delivery of more knives later this afternoon.

We know there is a lot going on at this time of the year, Football, Baseball Playoffs, the State Fair but we still hope you will find time to visit the show.

Admission is $9, Kids 11 and under are FREE, and Parking is FREE! Say “SMITH & WESSON” at the door for a $1 off!

SHOW HOURS
Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday 10:00am – 4:00pm

We hope to see you there

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Premier Gun Show in Waxahachie

Waxahachie Civic Center, 2000 Civic Center Lane – Waxahachie, TX 75165

We are down in Waxahachie this weekend.  You will have to look for us as we are off the main floor in the alcove area along the wall.

Admission is $8, Kids 11 and under are FREE, and Parking is FREE! Say “AUTUMN” at the door for a $1 off!

SHOW HOURS
Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday 10:00am – 4:00pm

We hope to see you there

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Dallas Arms Collectors Show at Dallas Market Hall This Weekend

We haven’t given up on this show and neither should you.

This is the last show within the city of Dallas.  It is the oldest show in Dallas.  We need your help in keeping it alive and not taking it for granted.

Cities all over Texas are closing venues to Gun Shows.  People need to support the shows and the vendors or gradually the whole culture dies.

Many of us are old and folks aren’t coming along to take our places.

Come.  Bring a friend.  Bring your children and grand kids so they see us as ordinary people who support the Second Amendment and not some fictional stereotype.

SHOW HOURS
Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday  9:00am – 4:00pm

We hope to see you there

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Premier Gun Show at Mesquite Rodeo This Weekend

Well it’s still officially summer for another week and we still have no A/C in the car.  Fortunately we are at Mesquite Rodeo Convention Center, just a few miles east on the 635 from where we live.

Mesquite Rodeo Convention Center off the 635 at Military Parkway.

Admission is $8, Kids 11 and under are FREE, and Parking is FREE. Say “TOP GUN” at the door for $1 off.

SHOW HOURS
Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday 10:00am – 4:00pm

We hope to see you there

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This Weekend We Will Be At The Premier Big Town Show in Mesquite

It’s hot.  We loaded in today and set up in the morning.

Big Town has good A/C and unlike Walmart and Dicks you can still get guns and ammo at the shows.

I don’t know who Dan Patrick has been Californicating with but I find his statements rather disturbing to say the least.  A lot of us old folks are dependent on these shows for our survival.  We are dying off at an alarming rate.  Those that called our old age “the Golden Years” were selling us a load of Fools Gold.

We will need cool clear headed people for our spokes-people, now isn’t the time for threatening talk.  Think Larry Potterfield not Ted Nuggent when you post on social media.

The show is at the Big Town Event Center, 2323 Big Town Boulevard.

Admission is $9, Kids 11 and under are FREE, and Parking is FREE! Say “SCOPE” at the door for $1 off!

SHOW HOURS
Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday 10:00am – 4:00pm

We hope to see you there.

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Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick says he will defy NRA, take lead on gun background checks

From The Dallas Morning News:  https://www.dallasnews.com/news/politics/2019/09/06/texas-lt-gov-dan-patrick-says-he-will-defy-nra-take-lead-on-gun-background-checks/

‘Someone in the Republican Party has to take the lead on this,’ Patrick said, of requiring checks when strangers sell to strangers.

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Sep 6, 2019

Updated at 2:40 p.m. with a statement from the National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action.

AUSTIN — Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick says he’s “willing to take an arrow” and defy the National Rifle Association by pressing Texas to close one loophole in gun-purchaser background checks.

On Friday, Patrick said it’s “common sense” to tighten background-check laws because in many instances, stranger-to-stranger sales now are exempt from the requirement that buyers be vetted through a federal database of people not eligible to purchase firearms.

Patrick wants to protect transfers among family members from triggering a check. He’d also continue to exempt friends, though he acknowledged that could be abused. Patrick, who presides over the Texas Senate, said he’s willing to accede to the preferences of senators on whether to maintain that loophole — and if so, exactly how.

But he said Texas must strongly discourage selling guns to strangers without a background check.

“That gap of stranger to stranger we have to close, in my view,” Patrick, a staunchly conservative Republican and avid gun-rights advocate, said in an interview with The Dallas Morning News.

“When I talk to gun owners, NRA members and voters, people don’t understand why we allow strangers to sell guns to total strangers when they have no idea if the person they’re selling the gun to could be a felon, could be someone who’s getting a gun to go commit a crime or could be a potential mass shooter or someone who has serious mental issues.”

“Look, I’m a solid NRA guy,” he said, “but not expanding the background check to eliminate the stranger to stranger sale makes no sense to me and … most folks.”

The NRA responded soon after, calling Patrick’s proposals “political gambits” that would “resurrect the same broken, Bloomberg-funded failures that were attempted under the Obama administration.”

“Criminalizing private firearm transfers would require a massive, governmental gun registration scheme. Instead of trampling the freedom of law-abiding Americans, the government should focus upon actual solutions: fixing our broken mental health system, prosecuting known criminals and enforcing the existing gun laws that require follow-up whenever a prohibited person tries to buy a firearm,” the NRA Institute for Legislative Action, its lobbying arm, said in a statement.

Since mass shootings in El Paso and Midland-Odessa, Patrick has talked of wanting to require background checks of private purchasers who are strangers. In multiple interviews with Fox News and in-state conservative talk radio hosts, he has said they account for as much of 10% of all gun sales — and are the likeliest method for criminals to obtain guns.

On Friday, he issued an emphatic warning to fellow Republicans: To survive and avert Democratic takeovers in Austin and Washington, they must act expeditiously on measures to reduce gun violence.

“Someone in the Republican Party has to take the lead on this,” he said.

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