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No-frills pistol offers affordable protection

No-frills pistol offers affordable protection Lisa Parsons-Wraith Women who love a bargain will be flocking to your store for Kahr’s value-priced pistol, the CW9 or Concealed Weapon 9mm. Kahr is calling the CW9 “the best Concealed Carry Weapon in the market.” Kahr says the little 9mm is the ideal combination of stopping power and shooting […]

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want to boost your long-gun sales? Need an additional frontliner? Manufacturers can help!

Load an extra salesman: want to boost your long-gun sales? Need an additional frontliner? Manufacturers can help! Mark Diss “Most stores don’t sell all the long guns they could,” said Stirling Morris, manager of Impact Guns, a full-service gun store in Ogden, Utah. “They don’t have the customer service or the inventory to supply the […]

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Tactical Precision Systems Tactical Scope Rings

Tactical Precision Systems Tactical Scope Rings – New Products The Tactical Scope Rings from Tactical Precision Systems utilize Zero-Cant, a new approach to scope-ring clamping. The system permits setting the scope reticle vertically, then tightening the ring cap screws without rotating the scope out of alignment. The system produces exact reticle position everytime. [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] […]

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Mind boggling

Mind boggling – Letters to the Editor I thought you’d like to know the rest of the Staying Out Of Jail story (“Back Blast,” November 2002). The end result is even more mind boggling than the story (Donald Guthrie was arrested and charged with robbing a bank to cover a hot check he wrote to […]

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Kodiak Communications merges with Bear Advertising

Kodiak Communications merges with Bear Advertising – Bulletin Board Kodiak Communications has merged with Bear Advertising. Bruce Bear has assumed, the position of CEO and president of the combined marketing, advertising and public relations agency. Dick Bear will stay aboard as agency and client liaison as he transitions into semi-retirement after more than 40 years […]

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Buck family celebrates 100 years of making knives!

Buck family celebrates 100 years of making knives! – Outdoor Marketplace Roger Combs Throughout 2002, Buck Knives is celebrating its 100th anniversary. From hand-forged World War II combat knives to today’s sophisticated high-tech blades, Buck has become one of the most famous brand names in America. The company’s longevity, traditions and customer loyalty are forged […]

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Shooting from elevated stands

Shooting from elevated stands – tips and techniques for hunters afield Chuck Adams Shooting From Elevated Stands – Tips and Techniques for Hunters Afield The vast majority of bowhunters wait for game in tree stands. This can be a highly effective technique, especially on predictable, forest-dwelling animals like whitetail deer. When tree-stand bowhunting became widely […]

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Hydro-Photon Inc.: SteriPEN

Hydro-Photon Inc.: SteriPEN The SteriPEN is a chemical-free, compact alternative for water purification. It uses UV light to destroy bacteria, viruses and protozoa living in water–technology that has been used for more than 60 years to purify municipal, medical and bottled water supplies. [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Hydro-Photon Inc. 1-888-826-6234 www.steripen.com Circle # 423 COPYRIGHT 2005 Publishers’ […]

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How to get your ammunition sales

How to get your ammunition sales – marketing strategies Cal Stewart Getting Customers In Your Shop Is The Key To Marketing Success And A Healthier Bottom Line. Ammunition is to a gun shop what Coca-Cola is to a convenience store: It’s a product consumers “use up” fast and return for more. The question is, how […]

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Bear Enthusiast Marketing Group hires director, team member

Bear Enthusiast Marketing Group hires director, team member Bear Enthusiast Marketing Group announces hiring Mike Wills as senior account director. Wills manages Bear’s newly formed Midwest regional sales office. His responsibilities include business development and account management, with special emphasis on the shooting sports, automotive aftermarket and hardware industries. Wills has directed the marketing communications […]