View Full Version : San Francisco Gun Exchange
06-18-2005, 2:51 PM
Anyone Know the reason the Gun Exchange is no longer there.
06-18-2005, 3:25 PM
Because they went out of business? Cali gun laws?
06-18-2005, 8:57 PM
So you really don't know.
06-18-2005, 9:13 PM
It was like selling pastrami sandwiches at a vegetarian convention...
06-23-2005, 2:31 AM
They told me at the time that they closed down because of the handgun safety requirements.
07-09-2005, 11:32 PM
The day they closed they had a final sale and I asked Bob Posner what happened. The paperwork, city taxes, thin profit margins - he and his sister had simply reached the point where enough was enough.
Too bad, too. Now I work right across the street from where they were and it's a sad thing when a couple of fine people like the Posner's are driven out of business.
07-11-2005, 8:23 AM
I miss that place. Wife shops at Macy's, while I make a run to 2nd street....
07-11-2005, 5:34 PM
I believe Bob Posner does (or did) some work at Krausewerk Militaria (Mike Krause's place) in San Mateo. I recall seeing an older bearded gentleman wearing an SFGX logo shirt...
Haven't been to Krausewerk in over a year though...
the fellow working at Krausewerks, is named Ted. He used to be a salesman a the SF Gun Exchange
07-14-2005, 9:51 AM
Ah, OK, thanks for the clarification about Ted at Krausewerke...
09-08-2010, 11:58 PM
I got my 10-22 in Nov. 1973 at the SFGX. Sad to see it gone.
09-09-2010, 1:47 PM
AND WE HAVE A RECORD!
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