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Wow, wow, wow. I guess I shouldn't be surprised. Getting Remington firearms has been nearly impossible for over e year. Even when they have as hot an item as the V3 TAC-13, they quit making them and took all of last summer off. It's too bad the SH aholz attacked them, but they had some good products and failed to get them out into the market.
 

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Maybe we'll get lucky and S&W will buy them. Remington has dodgy management for a long time so it's not surprising then went under...
 

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I have no idea why the Navajo tribe is considering buying Remington.
 

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It's a shame. At onetime they were one of the best all around gunmakers.

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Shaner that was long ago and far away.


I am the proud owner of 3 Rem 870 Wingmasters. A 16 ga plain barrel early build that was owned by my grandfathers brother in law.
We connected with fishing, I was 6, he was 6o and we would spend whole mornings together with only a few words said. But the words were not needed.
Anyway he handed down his favorite shotgun to me when I was old enough.


I had a 20 ga cut down to fit my small frame, vent rib. Boy compared to a .410 bolt action it was a wildlife killing machine.
Then I picked up a 12 ga special trap model when my cousin quit shooting trap. I wrapped it in camo tape used it as my waterfowl and trap gun.


They made the best, period.



Then they went downhill and I started looking at other company's. It felt like a betrayal. I'd of been perfectly happy being a Rem Fanboi for most of my life.


But when they cheapened the lube on their .22lr ammo I dropped them like a hot rock and never looked back.
 

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I've owned a lot of Remingtons over the last 50 yrs. Enjoyed most of them. I still have the 1100 20ga. magnum my Grandma got me for graduation in '71. Sad to see such an iconic American company failing. Quality control and management have been sketchy for years.
 

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Several years ago I bought a used Remington model 7600 pump in 30-06. It is quite accurate and deadly on deer (last one I got was at approx. 180 yards).
It's old enough that it is a quality piece. Hate to see an AMERICAN gun company go belly up.
 

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Is the bankruptcy about current debt or potential debt from lawsuits?

And why would the Navajo Nation want to buy them? Only thing I can see is the potential for qualifying as a minority owned business for future government contracts.
 

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Is the bankruptcy about current debt or potential debt from lawsuits?

And why would the Navajo Nation want to buy them? Only thing I can see is the potential for qualifying as a minority owned business for future government contracts.
I'm guessing past, present and potential lawsuits put them on their heels. Many manufacturing companies in this country that deal with the regulations placed on them have a small margin of profit anyway. Remington has been on the brink for several years. I bet someone picks them up from over seas and after some down time reopens. Kinda like happened with Winchester and FN, the S&W 1500s and Howa, The Browning/FN relationship comes to mind.

Remington had a lot of growing pains and mistakes when they took over Marlin.....mistakes and shoddy workmanship hurt them bad. The current production Marlins are great guns and I am wondering if Remington sees a brighter future putting there efforts there as they have a lot less competition in the lever gun world. It'll be interesting to see how this plays out.
 

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This is what will happen to all of the gun companies if the Dems revoke the protections given to the gun companies from lawsuits for third party misuse of their products.
 

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Shaner that was long ago and far away.


I am the proud owner of 3 Rem 870 Wingmasters. A 16 ga plain barrel early build that was owned by my grandfathers brother in law.
We connected with fishing, I was 6, he was 6o and we would spend whole mornings together with only a few words said. But the words were not needed.
Anyway he handed down his favorite shotgun to me when I was old enough.


I had a 20 ga cut down to fit my small frame, vent rib. Boy compared to a .410 bolt action it was a wildlife killing machine.
Then I picked up a 12 ga special trap model when my cousin quit shooting trap. I wrapped it in camo tape used it as my waterfowl and trap gun.


They made the best, period.



Then they went downhill and I started looking at other company's. It felt like a betrayal. I'd of been perfectly happy being a Rem Fanboi for most of my life.


But when they cheapened the lube on their .22lr ammo I dropped them like a hot rock and never looked back.
I agree I have my 870 and 1100 all still like new both earlier 70's

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This is what will happen to all of the gun companies if the Dems revoke the protections given to the gun companies from lawsuits for third party misuse of their products.
Adzackly!!
 

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I have a Remington Versa Max 12 gauge that has been 100% reliable, I've killed a pile of ducks with it and a turkey this spring. Hopefully whoever buys them will do a better job.
 

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Remingtons have always been my go to firearms. It will be sad if they go out of business. The last new one I bought was a youth 870 Express 20gauge ( about 10 years ago) and no complaints here.

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im a big Remington fan. thing is half the rummors of companys going bankrupt are just that. Most times its just a reorganization. Sure would hate to see 700s and 870s gone.
 

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As for the lawsuits my bet would be Rem 700 bolt action rifle triggers, the recall, the problems.


They had a problem, they KNEW they had a problem. They could have fixed it, that leaves them wide open for negligence. Which if you can prove it is pretty much a slam dunk in a court case. They dug their own hole.



Under "good" management and quality control there are a lot of us who have turned away from them who would come back.
If the products were solid, and reasonably priced with good customer service.
If the products were new, innovative, and fit a market niche.


But they will have to prove themselves all over again.


If it was me, first product up would be a Rem Rolling Block in pistol caliber cartridges including .357, .44mag, .45 colt, possibly .45acp.
Keep the price reasonable. There are a lot of us Rolling block fans out there. It should be possible to build a new one with modern steel for less than 500$.
 

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Is the bankruptcy about current debt or potential debt from lawsuits?



And why would the Navajo Nation want to buy them? Only thing I can see is the potential for qualifying as a minority owned business for future government contracts.
Dave you are probably spot on contracts. Don't ask me how I know.

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