(Credit: REUTERS/Dave Kaup) I wonder who they are marketing to?
It seems that people are stocking up on assault rifles. Reports from some large gun shows (25 acre one in Texas alone) they sold out of the model rifle used in Sandy Hook at 300% of the price they sold for just a few weeks ago.
Prices for assault weapons have surged since the Connecticut shooting. At the Kansas City show, Jerome Ratliff bought an AR-15 on Saturday for target practice, paying $925. The same model would have cost only about $400 a year ago, he said. Most models were selling for $1,500 or more.