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Old 04-07-2020, 11:14 PM
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Angry threatening emails sent to gun shop in Lynnwood, WA

This gun shop is still open for business, but they have been receiving on average 10 angry, threatening emails a day. Just hope some deranged socialist gun hater doesn't decide to take the business and it's customers out. The sick get sicker...

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Old 04-07-2020, 11:28 PM
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The Bellevue store near me is receiving similar nastygrams. You would think that it's really none of their business, but it just goes to show that there are a lot of people (especially around communist Seattle) who despise gun stores and want to see them permanently out of business, pandemic or not.
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Old 04-07-2020, 11:39 PM
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I wonder if these people making the threats are other business owners that were forced to shut down, and seeing a gun shop's sales thriving when they themselves can't operate thinks it gives them justification to say and do as they want.
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Old 04-07-2020, 11:49 PM
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Leftism is a very nasty disease. Quite vicious, in fact.

Worse than coronavirus, and more difficult to eradicate.

I don't know about small business owners in this specific area, but my general experience with small business owners, including those who've experienced failure, is that sending threatening messages to others isn't part of their DNA; it's not what makes entrepreneurs tick. But perhaps it could well be different in an ultra-leftist place. As opined above, leftism is a nasty, vile disease...
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Old 04-08-2020, 01:10 AM
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Hasnít gun stores been deemed essential. All the gun shops are open I guess they donít get the news there.


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Old 04-08-2020, 06:46 AM
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I wonder if these people making the threats are other business owners that were forced to shut down, and seeing a gun shop's sales thriving when they themselves can't operate thinks it gives them justification to say and do as they want.
Thatís exactly it!
You would think that they would come to the realization that it is essential since the line is wrapped around the block.
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Old 04-08-2020, 07:04 AM
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I wouldn't worry, the Lefty is too scared of catching Cooties to come out and actually do anything...They will stay in their Safe-Space behind their keyboards.
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Old 04-08-2020, 08:41 AM
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LOL..... I'd saying making threats against a gun shop is pretty empty. It would be incredibly stupid to actually attempt violence against a gun shop. LOL!!!
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Old 04-08-2020, 08:48 AM
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LOL..... I'd saying making threats against a gun shop is pretty empty. It would be incredibly stupid to actually attempt violence against a gun shop. LOL!!!
Amen, brother. At all the LGS's I visit, the employees (and many of the customers) actually WEAR GUNS!!!
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Old 04-08-2020, 09:29 AM
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Around here I don't think I've been in a gun shop where everyone wasn't armed, including the customers.
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Old 04-08-2020, 10:03 AM
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If an Alt-Right person made threats to a state official the FBI or the Marshall Service would surround his or her house with SWAT teams!
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Old 04-08-2020, 11:13 AM
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My understanding is, many gun shops around here that are still operating haven't been ordered to shutdown. Since these shops aren't on the list to shutdown, many of them will continue business as essential.

This is what's making the left around here go stir crazy.
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Old 04-08-2020, 01:20 PM
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I find it ironic, gun shops were originally considered non essential, but pot shops were...

I suspect it’s solely due to the tax revenue.....
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Old 04-08-2020, 02:05 PM
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I'll start by saying that I'm a staunch conservative, I'm a CCW carrier, I support all gun shops and I'm a lifetime NRA member.

All that said, I don't agree that gun shops should be considered "essential" businesses and allowed to stay open when all the other small businesses in their area are closed. For those of us that already own all the self defense guns we need, we can wait for the restrictions to be lifted before buying any more. And we should all have at least enough ammo to defend ourselves and our families. As far as people wanting to buy their first gun, perhaps there might be some kind of an exception to allow one person in the shop at a time to make a first gun and ammo purchase. As much as I believe in the 2nd amendment, I feel that It's not too much to ask gun shop owners to go with the flow until things settle down. (as he gets his fire suit on)
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Old 04-08-2020, 02:29 PM
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I'll start by saying that I'm a staunch conservative, I'm a CCW carrier, I support all gun shops and I'm a lifetime NRA member.

All that said, I don't agree that gun shops should be considered "essential" businesses and allowed to stay open when all the other small businesses in their area are closed. For those of us that already own all the self defense guns we need, we can wait for the restrictions to be lifted before buying any more. And we should all have at least enough ammo to defend ourselves and our families. As far as people wanting to buy their first gun, perhaps there might be some kind of an exception to allow one person in the shop at a time to make a first gun and ammo purchase. As much as I believe in the 2nd amendment, I feel that It's not too much to ask gun shop owners to go with the flow until things settle down. (as he gets his fire suit on)
Many gun shops....my neighbors as well, where I work occasionally, is doing curbside business. You phone in your order, give us your CC info over the phone. You drive up, tell us what you ordered, we go in the store and get it and bring it out to you in a bag, you drive off. You want a gun, you do the same, but we walk over to your car, hand you a disinfected pen, you fill out a 4473....we take it, go inside and do the NICS check....10 minutes later, you drive off with your gun.

It's actually working pretty well.
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Old 04-08-2020, 02:35 PM
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Many gun shops....my neighbors as well, where I work occasionally, is doing curbside business. You phone in your order, give us your CC info over the phone. You drive up, tell us what you ordered, we go in the store and get it and bring it out to you in a bag, you drive off. You want a gun, you do the same, but we walk over to your car, hand you a disinfected pen, you fill out a 4473....we take it, go inside and do the NICS check....10 minutes later, you drive off with your gun.

It's actually working pretty well.
That's something I would support.
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Old 04-08-2020, 02:38 PM
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I'll start by saying that I'm a staunch conservative, I'm a CCW carrier, I support all gun shops and I'm a lifetime NRA member.

All that said, I don't agree that gun shops should be considered "essential" businesses and allowed to stay open when all the other small businesses in their area are closed. For those of us that already own all the self defense guns we need, we can wait for the restrictions to be lifted before buying any more. And we should all have at least enough ammo to defend ourselves and our families. As far as people wanting to buy their first gun, perhaps there might be some kind of an exception to allow one person in the shop at a time to make a first gun and ammo purchase. As much as I believe in the 2nd amendment, I feel that It's not too much to ask gun shop owners to go with the flow until things settle down. (as he gets his fire suit on)
Thanks to the 2nd Amendment and the Constitution you still have the right to have and express an opinion in The United States of America you may not always have rights in the future because so many are willing to surrender them so easily.

From what I have read many gun shops are only letting very few customers in at a time and some are operating by appointment only.
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Old 04-08-2020, 02:45 PM
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The link doesn't go to a specific story; was it Lynnwood Guns?
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Old 04-08-2020, 03:30 PM
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That's your average Liberal mentality. And they want to call US psychos.
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Old 04-08-2020, 03:40 PM
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If a gun shop is forced to close down you have several problems. First, there's the security issue. Then there's the matter of guns inbound for FFL transfers and waiting for pickup after the waiting periods are over. You can't just simply shut all that off, especially if you don't want guns to disappear.

As for pots shops remaining open, the claim is they're important for medicinal purposes. Because we all know the only people who frequent pot shops are cancer patients and the like.
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It's just those guys from Dick's Sporting Goods they are out of work with plenty of time to send e-mails.
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The link doesn't go to a specific story; was it Lynnwood Guns?
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If a gun shop is forced to close down you have several problems. First, there's the security issue. Then there's the matter of guns inbound for FFL transfers and waiting for pickup after the waiting periods are over. You can't just simply shut all that off, especially if you don't want guns to disappear.

As for pots shops remaining open, the claim is they're important for medicinal purposes. Because we all know the only people who frequent pot shops are cancer patients and the like.
Or, what if firearms being shipped to a specific gun shop suddenly closes before a shipment arrives. What happens to those firearms intended for that shop? Do they end up going back to a distributor or on-line retailer where they were ordered from?

I picked up something new last week and was worried about this happening. My LGS closing down when my new acquisition was due to arrive as expected. I started to think maybe it would be shipped back to the on-line retailer I ordered it from, then get a call about what's going on. I got it without any problems.
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I'll start by saying that I'm a staunch conservative, I'm a CCW carrier, I support all gun shops and I'm a lifetime NRA member.

All that said, I don't agree that gun shops should be considered "essential" businesses and allowed to stay open when all the other small businesses in their area are closed. For those of us that already own all the self defense guns we need, we can wait for the restrictions to be lifted before buying any more. And we should all have at least enough ammo to defend ourselves and our families. As far as people wanting to buy their first gun, perhaps there might be some kind of an exception to allow one person in the shop at a time to make a first gun and ammo purchase. As much as I believe in the 2nd amendment, I feel that It's not too much to ask gun shop owners to go with the flow until things settle down. (as he gets his fire suit on)
Many gun shops....my neighbors as well, where I work occasionally, is doing curbside business. You phone in your order, give us your CC info over the phone. You drive up, tell us what you ordered, we go in the store and get it and bring it out to you in a bag, you drive off. You want a gun, you do the same, but we walk over to your car, hand you a disinfected pen, you fill out a 4473....we take it, go inside and do the NICS check....10 minutes later, you drive off with your gun.

It's actually working pretty well.

That's awesome, what you guys are doing. Wish I could buy something from you guys.
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Old 04-09-2020, 01:10 AM
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I think the more that guns and ammo sale numbers gets posted the anti’s and liberals are scared. They can’t stop it it’s out of there control. I worry about newbie gun purchasers with no training how to handle a firearm.
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