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The Tanner Gun Show: Guns, knives, T-shirts and the right wing

Denver's Tanner Gun show has been around since 1964 and is now one of the largest gun shows in the western part of the United States. Through the years, the Tanner Gun Show has grown from humble beginnings in hotel banquet rooms to its current home at the Denver Merchandise Mart that caters to thousands every other month or so, just north of Denver off 58th Avenue near the Grizzly Rose Saloon. The show has been in the spotlight a few times over the years and experienced its fair share of controversy stemming from Dylan and Klebold of Columbine High School infamy to efforts of various anti-gun politicians to stamp out the show's very existence. Yet in spite of the negative attention the show has sometimes attracted, the Tanner Gun Show has rolled on year after year growing in size and popularity.
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Dutch Seyfarth