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    Default Re: Gunmaker Remington says it will file for bankruptcy

    Yes, I know Reeds landing and Old Gun, it's a very nice area. Lots of deer!!!!

    Next time you are in town drop me a line and we can grab a beer or coffee.

    If the Squirrels are in town that would be even better I went to about twenty games last year.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BrianY View Post
    Ironic, isn't it? Business boomed when it looked like Hilary was going to win but now that Trump's in office - the guy who promised to increase American jobs - an America gun maker is going bankrupt.
    Looks like more than Remington are in trouble.

    https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/...mp-slump-sales

    Strange paranoia - is it uniquely American? Do gun sales go up and down in other developed countries as a result of elections?
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    Default Re: Gunmaker Remington says it will file for bankruptcy

    now thats a pickle, whats the NRA to do.
    Gun sales surged to record levels in 2016, when Barack Obama was president and there were fears that Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton would implement gun controls.
    When Trump, a Republican endorsed by the National Rifle Association, was elected, those fears were alleviated. But sales also dropped off.
    Support a candidate who won't change gun laws but bankrupts their producers - or - a candidate who might change the laws but improves sales......?
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    Default Re: Gunmaker Remington says it will file for bankruptcy

    Quote Originally Posted by gypsie View Post
    now thats a pickle, whats the NRA to do.

    Support a candidate who won't change gun laws but bankrupts their producers - or - a candidate who might change the laws but improves sales......?
    Such a quandary for the Right.
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    Default Re: Gunmaker Remington says it will file for bankruptcy

    That's a lot of code for one rifle………………….

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    I had a "Fieldmaster" when I was young.
    Great gun.

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    Default Re: Gunmaker Remington says it will file for bankruptcy

    Quote Originally Posted by skuthorp View Post
    That's a lot of code for one rifle………………….


    Yeah. I wasn't ready for all that.
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    Default Re: Gunmaker Remington says it will file for bankruptcy

    I was given one of those some years ago. It had stood in the corner of a bedroom beside a wardrobe long enough for the ammunition in it to go green. And the action was broken, if you tipped the gun back and forth it loaded and cocked itself. The owner had 3 young boys, fortunately nothing happened. Presented to me muzzle first, the cocking action moved, and I knocked it out of his hand batting the muzzle aside. Magazine was nearly full.

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    Default Re: Gunmaker Remington says it will file for bankruptcy

    Does Remonton need a bump in stocks ?
    Or do they need to make bumpstocks ?

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    Default Re: Gunmaker Remington says it will file for bankruptcy

    That's interesting. There are literally millions of acres of public land in Wisconsin. All open to hunting and recreation by the general public.
    Quote Originally Posted by SKIP KILPATRICK View Post
    Chris is right, the public land available for hunting is way over crowded (thing shooting gallery). I wouldn't even consider it during deer or turkey season.
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