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Old 09-19-2019, 03:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Colt Arms folds

Colt firearms to no longer manufacture the AR15 for the civilian market.

They folded..

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They didn’t fold

“Currently, these high-volume contracts are absorbing all of Colt’s manufacturing capacity for rifles.”

https://www.colt.com/news/2630
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So does that mean the price for existing AR15's are going to go through the roof?

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Curious as to how much of their sales of AR-15 were to civilians
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They didn't fold. Quit being an alarmist drama queen. When are you going to apply for a news anchor position?

" Gunmaker Colt says it is suspending its production of rifles for the civilian market including the popular AR-15.

Colt's chief executive officer, Dennis Veilleux, says it is not permanently ending production but believes there is already an adequate supply of sporting rifles on the market. He said in a statement Thursday the company will concentrate on fulfilling military and law enforcement contracts with its rifle manufacturing."
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Fuck that. They're choosing to arm .gov/LEO over offering their products to civilians. Maybe don't take on so many .gov/LEO contracts that you can no longer service the civilian market. Either way you slice it, this is an anti-2A move IMO.
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Fuck that. They're choosing to arm .gov/LEO over offering their products to civilians. Maybe don't take on so many .gov/LEO contracts that you can no longer service the civilian market. Either way you slice it, this is an anti-2A move IMO.
Colt never liked selling to the public. After the AWB expired they didn't sell to civy's until their massive army contract ended. So whatever screw Colt. But they are probably right that there are plenty of other choices.

The real reason is there are so many better options that are cheaper than the crap they try to sell. Only .gov will overpay for what they make.
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Colt is hurting for money. There are going to focus on obtaining more contracts for government agencies and the military.
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They’ve done this before. Fuck the AR-15’s anyways. Make more Single action Army’s!!!
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They didn’t fold

“Currently, these high-volume contracts are absorbing all of Colt’s manufacturing capacity for rifles.”

https://www.colt.com/news/2630
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They didn't fold. Quit being an alarmist drama queen. When are you going to apply for a news anchor position?

" Gunmaker Colt says it is suspending its production of rifles for the civilian market including the popular AR-15.

Colt's chief executive officer, Dennis Veilleux, says it is not permanently ending production but believes there is already an adequate supply of sporting rifles on the market. He said in a statement Thursday the company will concentrate on fulfilling military and law enforcement contracts with its rifle manufacturing."
Yeah, cause that's what Businesses do when there is too much 'demand' for their products. They stop selling the product.

They tell their customers "sorry, we're out, not enough F-150s today!"

You gun fags are delusional. Literally delusional.

It's deliberate Scarcity, you credulous cretins.

tfw you realize that your gun fetish makes you the EXACT SAME consumer as an Apple iBoy.
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Apple never liked selling to the public.

The real reason is there are so many better options that are cheaper than the crap they try to sell. Like Android and PCs. Only schools and universities will overpay for what they make.
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Apple is hurting for money. There are going to focus on obtaining more contracts for school and universites.
Just pointing out how much of a fanboi fag you are.
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Apple didn't fold. Quit being an alarmist drama queen. When are you going to apply for a news anchor position?

Apple makes premium products for REAL world use, not like your low-level PCs and Androids. Just because Apple wants to focus on the Gubmit, it means they are premium and worth the price, not like your lowly Winch- I mean PC and Samsung.
You're an Appl... errr... Colt soyboy. It's that simple.

It's amazing how unaware you gear queers are.
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Let it be pronounced again from my well-worn typing fingers:

Gear Queers ruined the 2A.

GEAR QUEERS RUNIED THE 2A

You gun faggots made the 2A a Consumerist hobby, just like drones, 4x4s, and gaming PCs. Always something new to buy. Gotta get that new Tac vest to fit over your ever-swelling fat guts handing out of your shirts.

GUN FAGGOTS RUINED GUNS FOR EVERYONE.

Every single one of you gun faggots needs to be taken out in the public square and whipped across your bare, flabby white asscheeks you fucking faggots should die first when the Day of the Rope arrives.
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cause only Colt makes AR and you have to buy everything from them. Makes perfect sense.

....other then the 100's of other vendors selling them.....
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The real reason is there are so many better options that are cheaper than the crap they try to sell. Only .gov will overpay for what they make.
The AR15 market is saturated. You can build a better gun for half of what colt wants.

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Fuck that. They're choosing to arm .gov/LEO over offering their products to civilians. Maybe don't take on so many .gov/LEO contracts that you can no longer service the civilian market. Either way you slice it, this is an anti-2A move IMO.
Speaking business, between general public and .gov contracts... I'll take the bloated .gov sales every day.
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It's clickbait. They're just stopping production because of overstock and slow sales. It's cheaper to build one anyway.
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Just bought a Colt ar10 a couple weeks ago. What's it worth now?

There is some truth is what they are saying. How many different models and manufacturers of the AR15 are there now? 1000? Colt's are nowhere near the cheapest.
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Colt never liked selling to the public. After the AWB expired they didn't sell to civy's until their massive army contract ended. So whatever screw Colt. But they are probably right that there are plenty of other choices.

The real reason is there are so many better options that are cheaper than the crap they try to sell. Only .gov will overpay for what they make.


Really it seems like a smart move if you can work at 100% copacity and only sell to one client
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1000? Colt's are nowhere near the cheapest.
Honestly probably more. I just finished a 15 pistol build for $298
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Gear Queers ruined the 2A.

GEAR QUEERS RUNIED THE 2A

You gun faggots made the 2A a Consumerist hobby, just like drones, 4x4s, and gaming PCs. Always something new to buy. Gotta get that new Tac vest to fit over your ever-swelling fat guts handing out of your shirts.

GUN FAGGOTS RUINED GUNS FOR EVERYONE.

Every single one of you gun faggots needs to be taken out in the public square and whipped across your bare, flabby white asscheeks you fucking faggots should die first when the Day of the Rope arrives.
I don't understand your logic. How is something being a consumerist hobby bad? Seems like it would just get more people to support the 2a.

If anyone is ruining it for the rest of us, it's the assholes out there doing illegal shit with guns(killing, robbing, etc.)
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cause only Colt makes AR and you have to buy everything from them. Makes perfect sense.

....other then the 100's of other vendors selling them.....
You faggots took a sacred human right, something deserving of delicacy and respect, and turned it into a crass, shitty, cringelord Consumerist pursuit.

Why couldn't you fags stick with CB radios and Magic the Gathering?

The liberal gun grabbers need to be imprisoned. No question they are Human Rights violaters.

But Gun Fags need to be executed. Every single one of you fags putting carbon fiber stocks on your $1000 tactical rifel then claiming "Oh i-i-it's not an Assault Weapon!" needs to have your hands broken with a hammer. In public. While screaming "It's not assault weapon! IT'S NOT AN ASSAULT WEAPON!"

The fact that conservatives support you liars has been one of the main weaknesses of the entire conservative movement.
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I don't understand your logic. How is something being a consumerist hobby bad? Seems like it would just get more people to support the 2a.

If anyone is ruining it for the rest of us, it's the assholes out there doing illegal shit with guns(killing, robbing, etc.)
Because in the 1970s, there is no way to object to someone's .30-30 sitting in a gun case for 48 weeks per year.

And no one said a goddamned thing about Gramp's M1, which has been shown factually in Gran Torino. Because no one would even THINK of taking something so rare and meaningful from a combat veteran who killed people so that our kids could sell lemonade by the side of the road without being put in a labor camp.

Guns were sacred and the 2A was sacred. Gun fags turned it into Legos.
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Let it be pronounced again from my well-worn typing fingers:

Gear Queers ruined the 2A.

GEAR QUEERS RUNIED THE 2A

You gun faggots made the 2A a Consumerist hobby, just like drones, 4x4s, and gaming PCs. Always something new to buy. Gotta get that new Tac vest to fit over your ever-swelling fat guts handing out of your shirts.

GUN FAGGOTS RUINED GUNS FOR EVERYONE.

Every single one of you gun faggots needs to be taken out in the public square and whipped across your bare, flabby white asscheeks you fucking faggots should die first when the Day of the Rope arrives.
Didn't take your pills today?
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