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Old 09-29-2019, 01:03 PM
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How about this?

IMI, just because we are paranoid!

Or Century arms, "We developed the force fitting assembly process."

Or Freedom arms, " Because autos suck!"

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Old 09-29-2019, 05:43 PM
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You left out glock. Is that because they are perfect?
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Ah, forgive me. I knew something was missing.

Glock: So perfect, we've had to change it at least five times.
Or maybe we just tell the gullible we improved stuff so they stop bellyaching about trivialities?
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Old 09-29-2019, 07:33 PM
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Funny but true,

Back in the Dirty Harry days of the 44 magnum I sent colt and ruger letters there was no email back then. Here’s what I wrote and the response,

I asked colt if they planned on super sizing a python to shoot the 44 magnum round?

Colt said they had no intention of making a revolver in 44 mag. But it took colt decades to produce a 44 magnum revolver.

I asked ruger if they would manufacture a larger security six frame in 44 mag?

Ruger said they do have plans for a revolver in 44 mag soon after the Redhawk appeared.
Thanks to ruger I own two reds in 44 mag, one in 41 mag and one in 357 mag.

I think listening to the customers needs today can make or break a companies sales. Look how ruger constantly changes there revolver offerings? I think the Redhawk model has completely changed the big revolver market.

With colt halting there sales on the civilian ar15 let’s see if there revolver offerings comes back to pick up the slack.? In today’s gun market you snooze you lose.

With the plastic pistols do you think the gun rags sway the direction of the new model sales? Like oh this new model is better than the last? I see older plastic models being traded in for new plastic models, the used handgun case is full of plastic 380’s. Big turn over?
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Old 09-29-2019, 07:38 PM
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Old 09-29-2019, 07:44 PM
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Old 09-29-2019, 07:47 PM
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[QUOTE=USMM guy;12951980]IMI, just because we are paranoid!

Or Century arms, "We developed the force fitting assembly process."

Century arms even though were through the bottom of the barrel into the dirt on military surplus rifles we still offer them. With a bayonet they make great tomato stakes.
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Old 09-29-2019, 08:56 PM
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Funny but true,

Back in the Dirty Harry days of the 44 magnum I sent colt and ruger letters there was no email back then. Here’s what I wrote and the response,

I asked colt if they planned on super sizing a python to shoot the 44 magnum round?

Colt said they had no intention of making a revolver in 44 mag. But it took colt decades to produce a 44 magnum revolver.

I asked ruger if they would manufacture a larger security six frame in 44 mag?

Ruger said they do have plans for a revolver in 44 mag soon after the Redhawk appeared.
Thanks to ruger I own two reds in 44 mag, one in 41 mag and one in 357 mag.

I think listening to the customers needs today can make or break a companies sales. Look how ruger constantly changes there revolver offerings? I think the Redhawk model has completely changed the big revolver market.

With colt halting there sales on the civilian ar15 let’s see if there revolver offerings comes back to pick up the slack.? In today’s gun market you snooze you lose.

With the plastic pistols do you think the gun rags sway the direction of the new model sales? Like oh this new model is better than the last? I see older plastic models being traded in for new plastic models, the used handgun case is full of plastic 380’s. Big turn over?
Snooze you lose, huh? It would appear Colt has been in a coma for a while. Ruger does typically respond to customer requests. They recently ditched the much hated flimsy and expensive proprietary rotary magazine with the more common durable and affordable AICS pattern rifle magazines on some models of the American rifle, for example. The two things they dont seem to have any interest in, is another Security Six, and another Mini 14 GB folder (Or better yet a GB folder fitted with a magwell to take STANAG mags. If this gun had bayonet lug, I'd buy it). One can dream....
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Old 09-30-2019, 08:00 AM
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I think you were far too nice with your KelTec description. I'd say "when innovation far exceeds design, manufacturing, and quality control." A Binelli M4 has about 1/10th of the parts compared to a KSG. Which would you rather have, in spite of the price difference. I've had 3 KelTecs. All 3 broke, or failed, or cracked and were sold off at a big loss.
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Old 09-30-2019, 08:18 AM
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FN: We're like HK, but Belgian.
Sure, we used to make one of the five best and most popular semi-auto's in the history of firearms, but hey, we got tired of making the P35.

Now we'll introduce a new polymer pistol every five years (Forty-Nine, FNS, FNX, FNP, 509, etc. - you need a program to know what they are) and none of the parts are interchangeable, and when we drop one of those guns we won't support it, so we think that's pretty good.
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Old 09-30-2019, 09:17 AM
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How about:

Marlin, used to not be a Remington
Stevens, Turkey guns from Turkey
Savage, We've gone off the Reservation (re:imports)
Iver Johnson, The Offshore Owl
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Old 09-30-2019, 02:32 PM
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You left out glock. Is that because they are perfect?
Glock: Perfection with Gen 6, coming to a LGS soon!
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Old 09-30-2019, 03:50 PM
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Old 09-30-2019, 05:24 PM
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Or maybe we just tell the gullible we improved stuff so they stop bellyaching about trivialities?
Ohhhh, you mean the color...…….
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Old 09-30-2019, 05:26 PM
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Glock: Perfection with Gen 6, coming to a LGS soon!
OK, you get a pass because of your handle.....otherwise we would think you were being pessssimistic!!
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Old 09-30-2019, 05:29 PM
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Ohhhh, you mean the color...…….
As much as it pains me to admit it, SCCY has set hard to emulate standards there...
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Old 09-30-2019, 05:37 PM
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It bugs me to no end!!
Guns that look like toys are sometimes treated as such! Especially the pink stuff....C'mon man! Cops cant take the chance!!
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Old 09-30-2019, 06:45 PM
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Old 09-30-2019, 06:52 PM
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I think you were far too nice with your KelTec description. I'd say "when innovation far exceeds design, manufacturing, and quality control." A Binelli M4 has about 1/10th of the parts compared to a KSG. Which would you rather have, in spite of the price difference. I've had 3 KelTecs. All 3 broke, or failed, or cracked and were sold off at a big loss.
It required 3 for you to learn your lesson? It only took me 2 tries with taurus to realize they were junk.

In all fairness I am on my 3rd marriage so I guess I can give you a pass on the kel-tecs.
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Old 09-30-2019, 07:16 PM
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Don't know how I missed this yesterday. Good stuff, especially the one about Remington.

My submission:

Uberti: Old West heritage, Old West metallurgy.

Windham Weaponry: We'll shoot the next SOB who tries to buy us out.
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Old 09-30-2019, 07:50 PM
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Old 09-30-2019, 08:28 PM
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Les Baer: "get off my lawn!"
For some reason, I can picture Ed Brown saying that, lol.

Here's some others to add:

Norinco: The only Chinese products gun nuts brag about owning.

CZ: Eastern bloc guns built to western standards.

Weatherby: Your shoulder will hate you as much as your wallet.

AMT:Our 7 inch 1911s, 30 carbine and 22 WMR autoloaders, and other fun novelties are great...when they work.

High Standard: Remember all those nice guns wearing our name that made us famous? We don't build any of them today.
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Old 09-30-2019, 08:49 PM
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It required 3 for you to learn your lesson? It only took me 2 tries with taurus to realize they were junk.

In all fairness I am on my 3rd marriage so I guess I can give you a pass on the kel-tecs.
Yeah, I'm a slow learner. I had a friend talk me into a third one a few years after I had the first two. It wasn't any better than the other two. Marriage isn't easy either, but I've been with my current wife for 24 years. My ex-wife, my first, on the other hand, is getting ready for marriage number 5. She'll be an ace.
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Old 09-30-2019, 09:07 PM
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My ex-wife, my first, on the other hand, is getting ready for marriage number 5. She'll be an ace.
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Old 09-30-2019, 09:08 PM
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And I don't necessarily think my ex-wife is crazy. As any of us married people know, it's not the easiest of relationships to maintain. My guns are much more understanding of my faults. They don't argue with me, and they don't whine or complain. They're like good buddies, only I can protect myself with them, where my buddies might find a compelling reason to not be in the fight.
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Old 09-30-2019, 10:33 PM
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