Like the SHOT Show, the annual Dallas Safari Club convention is a good show for gunsmiths, hunters, and shooters.
by Robert Kolesar
I’ve been going to the annual SHOT Show (Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade) in Las Vegas religiously for several years now. Lots of stuff and lots of people. This year, I was looking for something different… a large show, but maybe not so large or crowded as SHOT. I decided on going to the Dallas Safari Club’s annual convention in Dallas, Texas and I’m glad I did.
The DSC Expo is smaller but not “small”. It’s also family-friendly and open to the public. The 2020 show filled 800,000 square feet with 965 exhibitors and 1,835 booths featuring outfitted hunts, guns, gear, and vendors. Lots of famous gun makers like SIG SAUER, James Purdey & Sons, and E.J. Churchill, plus dozens of smaller custom outfits fill the scene. A great place if you like fine walnut and blued steel – black rifles and tactical gear weren’t on too many tables. It’s a different firearms crowd that’s attracted to the DSC.
Read more in the June 2020 issue.
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