As with so many trade shows, my understanding is that there is not a lot of buying going on at SHOT Show; there is a lot of meeting with people who sell and purchase things, of course, but you generally cannot go in, fork over cash, and walk out with X item.
Owen Martin, the proprietor of Snake Hound Machine, understands how frustrating it can be to the “want it now crowd” to happen [...]
Speaking of things for sale, fellow gunblogger and all-around good guy Ron Larimer bit the proverbial bullet and did that which a lot of us want to do but few of us have the nerve to actually execute: went into business for himself. Poking around his When the Balloon Goes Up! store, I see all kinds of odds-and-ends – knives, holsters, flashlights, pens, first aid kits, and so forth – that would be useful to [...]
Walls of the City Photography now has an online print store, courtesy of Imagekind. I shopped around a bit for sources to sell prints through, and these folks seem the best for my purposes at the moment… and they do not charge a subscription fee. You and I both know I will not sell enough prints to cover a $150-a-year charge, but for the pros who casually drop thousands on single lenses, I can definitely [...]
(Note: All images were screencaptured at 1800 on 07JUL11, and may no longer be representative of the sites.)
Exhibit E: The first product listed on each of those pages – 20 rounds of 180 Grain FMJ Sellier and Bellot 7.62x54r ammunition – all have the same identical product number: 1708. (You have to "View Source" to track down the numbers, but they are [...]