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Old August 7th, 2017, 08:09 AM #1
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The American Legion Harford Gun Show

Saw a sign on 40 advertising this show. Can't speak to it as I've never been to one before.

Date: Oct 13th 15th, 2017

City/State: Bel Air, MD

Hours:
Friday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday: 9:00am - 3:00pm

Admission:
General: $6.00
Children under 12: Free

Description: The American Legion Harford Gun Show will be held on Oct 13th-15th, 2017 in Bel Air, MD. This Bel Air gun show is held at American Legion Harford Post #39 and hosted by American Legion Harford Post #39 & Sons of American Legion Squadron #39. All federal, state and local firearm ordinances and laws must be obeyed.

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500 North Hickory Avenue
Bel Air, MD 21014

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Old August 7th, 2017, 09:00 AM #2
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Saw a sign on 40 advertising this show. Can't speak to it as I've never been to one before.

Date: Oct 13th 15th, 2017

City/State: Bel Air, MD

Hours:
Friday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday: 9:00am - 3:00pm

Admission:
General: $6.00
Children under 12: Free

Description: The American Legion Harford Gun Show will be held on Oct 13th-15th, 2017 in Bel Air, MD. This Bel Air gun show is held at American Legion Harford Post #39 and hosted by American Legion Harford Post #39 & Sons of American Legion Squadron #39. All federal, state and local firearm ordinances and laws must be obeyed.

Location
American Legion Harford Post #39
500 North Hickory Avenue
Bel Air, MD 21014

https://gunshowtrader.com/gun-shows/...ford-gun-show/
I went a while back and wasn't impressed. Lots of wall hanger guns, old ammo, and AR parts. Not much in the modern stuff. Very small and VERY CROWDED.
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Old August 7th, 2017, 09:06 AM #3
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Yeah, that's the shtick with these local shows. It's just a fundraiser to keep the lights on, high entry price for low square feet/small amount of vendor ratio.

It's a good way to support local and waste some time.

Some people like all the obscure stuff, but don't expect to see mostly storefront FFLs with new/used firearms for sale.

A lot of personal collection stuff that looks to like it was hauled out of basements, not even dusted off and still has the same price tag they stuck on it 20 years ago.
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Old August 7th, 2017, 03:27 PM #5
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We've done that show for the past 2 years and took most, if not all, of our inventory. We'll probably go again this year. The pit BBQ is awesome!
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I have never been dissatisfied with this gun show. I have found something cool there each of the past two years. However, a lot of the same vendors also are at the Bel Air Armory gun show, so if you've been to that, that's the kind of stuff at this show. I will probably go with my son and look for milsurp rifles, old ammo, and beater Remington Model 11 shotguns.
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i hope to make it this year might even have a little extra cash to spend too!
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I wish we had gun shows here in Southern MD.
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Old October 9th, 2017, 12:02 AM #9
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I may swing by never been before and it's within walking distance
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I try to go every year for 1 thing. They usually have a military display or table, which is manned by a couple of grunts. I make sure I'm there around lunch time and ask if I can buy them lunch. The second year I was there the people running the food concessions bought them their lunch after one of the soldiers told them what I was doing. Since then, I've been able to do this for the service members. It's the least I can do.
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