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  • ricecowboy

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    I always see people at gun shows with 'For Sale' signs on their firearms walking around gun shows. I'm thinking of selling a few guns at the upcoming FW gun show, but a friend said he "knew a guy" that was turned away because he didn't pay a fee(?). I can't seem to find any information confirming this. I'm inclined to think this is false, but thought I would ask the TGT community for their experiences, good and bad. Any words of wisdom is greatly appreciated. Thanks.
     

    shortround

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    You have to pay the "entrance" fee just like anyone else. Then you can walk up and down aisles and sell anything they let you bring in the door.

    Some gun shows don't let you sell your stuff in the parking lot. Gotta pay to play.
     

    F350-6

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    The only thing different about selling a gun at the FW gunshow and just going to the show to look or buy is you have to wait in a different line to get in. The police officer behind the table checks your weapon to make sure it's unloaded, puts a zip tie on it, and then tells you to enjoy the show.

    Pay your entrance fee like everyone else and then walk in and listen to all the guys behind the table shout to get your attention while they try to pay you wholesale or less for what you've got. They have to make a living too, but they don't want to miss out in case you're in a hurry to leave so you'll get plenty of attention.
     

    navyguy

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    There is no fee to sell as mentioned, other then the parking and entrance fee everyone pays to get into the show. And despite what some liberals portray, there is not a "Gun Show Loop Hole". If you buy from a licensed dealer, you need to go through a background check same as if you bought at their brick and mortar shop. (still no extra fee) If you buy from an individual, the same rules apply as if you purchased from an individual and you bought face to face at some other location.
     

    ricecowboy

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    Thank you all. That's kind of what I expected but thought sometimes people plant little seeds in your head and get you to second guessing.

    majormadmax - I would sell them here, but forum rules prohibit anyone with less than 25 posts to post firearms for sale.
     

    tango5seven

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    We could help with the 25 post by playing 20 questions......

    Are you thinking about selling a.... Pistol?


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