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Ramtuff
03-25-2007, 18:43
Has anyone ever been to the Mid-Atlantic Arms Collectors Show at the Reading Expo Center? How does it compare to the Valley Forge show?

paccw
04-08-2007, 09:21
I was wondering this myself.Looks like we have to go to find out.

Ramtuff
04-08-2007, 10:55
Yeah, that's what I was thinking too. That's ok though...I like wandering around gun shows.

Ramtuff
04-13-2007, 22:27
Here are the dates of the show for anyone else interested...May 19 and 20.

paccw
04-14-2007, 09:12
American Rifleman has April 21 and 22

Greater Reading Expo Center
570-679-2250

Ramtuff
04-14-2007, 11:24
Hmmm, I wonder which dates are right. I found the info on the Mid-Atlantic Arms Collectors website. MAAC (http://www.maacpsse.com/maac.html) I'll shoot them an e-mail and find out for sure.

Ramtuff
04-14-2007, 17:37
Ok, I just heard back from MAAC and they said that the May dates are correct.

paccw
05-05-2007, 17:20
So did you ever go?

It's the same show they use to call "the old Builder Square" building.

The new name threw me off.I heard the building was sold to a group of doctors who would turn it into offices.

The show wasn't bad,a few good deals.I walked out empty handed.:sad:

Ramtuff
05-05-2007, 23:05
Nope, I didn't go...yet. It's the 19th and 20th of this month. ;) I do plan on going though as it'll only take me 15-20 minutes to get there.

paccw
05-06-2007, 03:46
Your right this one was call the Allentown show I forgot.

Ramtuff
05-06-2007, 09:24
I thought about going to the Allentown show this weekend, but decided to pass on it. I just had way too much to do around the house, and I had read on another board that it's not that great of a show...mostly older rifles and whatnot...so I'll check out the Reading show since it's close and then Valley Forge is next month.

Ramtuff
05-19-2007, 16:41
I went bright an early this morning. I wasn't too impressed with the show. It was a lot smaller than I thought it would be. Handgun selection wasn't the best, and everything I looked at was overpriced (such as a used 3rd gen G19 for $499...you can buy it new for that price). Rifle wise, decent selection and prices weren't too crazy...no real deals, but most stuff was priced fairly. I came home with a DPMS lower parts kit, Magpul trigger guard, a light and laser (both pressure pad activated) for an AR I'm building. Also picked up a couple holsters for my G26. I didn't get a deal on anything, but the prices on what I bought was inline with what I've seen on-line, and I didn't have to pay for shipping costs.

paccw
05-19-2007, 16:58
I just lost the fuel pump in my work truck and the transmission is slipping.
SO no guns for me this month since I already spent $1,000 and the trans still needs work.

Ramtuff
05-20-2007, 20:29
That sucks.

FixedSights
05-21-2007, 19:48
The Allentown show is much better than the Reading show. They just brought the Reading show back so it'll take a while before it builds up in size. I heard that a lot of dealers are playing the waiting game with that show.

DeadMansLife
06-07-2007, 20:39
Mid-Atlantic Arms Collectors Show

In my experience, it should be named "Mid-Atlantic Flee Market Show