On several forums I see people asking about the Black Friday sales they should be on the lookout to get. It all depends upon what you want. A few places are having sales now in advance of Black Friday, and some are planning internet sales following Black Friday, but in general anything gun related with a decent sized store is being captured on SlickGuns. If you use the site, be sure to click the store links below the header “Black Friday 2012 Gun Deals.” It will take some time to scan through the ads, but it might be worth it to find a sweet deal.

Right now Dick’s in our market has Ruger 10/22 for $180 and is listing a Troy AR for $800 through Wednesday. Then they will reopen at midnight on Thursday to begin the Black Friday madness. I’ve not seen much at the moment which will get me out of bed and into the stores. There is one item of interest, but the nearest store is an hour away and two hours of driving would negate the savings on the item. So scour those ads and be sure to bring in any documentation you might have of the sale price. On one forum a store manager would not give the 10/22 price, but if the person had brought the ad with him there is no way he would not have walked out with the deal.

Be safe if you brave the crowds on Thursday and here’s hoping you find a great deal!