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Bi-Mart not selling AR's

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by mjorin, Jan 7, 2013.

  1. mjorin

    mjorin Pacific Northwest New Member

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    I was in Bi-Mart the other day and was chatting with one of the fellows behind the gun counter. He informed me that Bi-Mart would no longer be selling AR's. I don't believe they ever had them on the shelf, but I thought they would order one for you. I called corporate and was told that Bi-mart is not selling AR's, but he couldn't say whether they ever had. The important part is that they recently let their staff know no more AR's. I have always considered Bi-Mart to be pro-gun and a great source for firearms and gear, but I don't particularly care for this kick in the back side. I tried to verify and got the above luke warm answer. Maybe you can do better (541)344-0681 and ask for firearms. Let me know what you find out?
     
  2. sailorman2010

    sailorman2010 Kittitas County,WA Member

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    I've been going to Bi-Mart for a long time and they never sold AR's at few stores I go to. I always ask the guy behind the counter when they will start selling them and he said corporate didn't want to. But, they always had Mini-14's and of recently sell factory bushmaster AR mags (which I don't get why).
     
  3. DieselScout

    DieselScout S Clackamas County Well-Known Member

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    Bi-Mart has never sold AR's. And there was a rumor going around that they were going to stop selling Mini-14's, but that rumor has been proven false multiple times in another thread. Bi-Mart is still as pro-gun as ever.
     
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  4. Nwcid

    Nwcid Yakima and N of Spokane Well-Known Member

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    So you upset that a company that never sold a certain type of gun is still not selling it? I have a LOT of stores to be mad as since not all store sell everything............
     
  5. civilian75

    civilian75 Hillsboro, OR Well-Known Member

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    C'mon! Leave them Bi-marts alone! We can still get a lot of stuff there cheaper than many and no dang shipping charges.
     
  6. 308

    308 ΜOΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ ΜOΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ Silver Supporter

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    True...been shopping them forever and never once have I seen the eVile black one for sale at my favorite everything store.
     
  7. tcs#1

    tcs#1 oregon Member

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    I worked for Bi-mart for 21 years and they never sold ARs mini 14s yes...but in all the years I was there I never even had a request for one...things change tho
     
  8. mkwerx

    mkwerx Forest Grove, OR Silver Supporter Silver Supporter

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    I wish Bi Mart would sell handguns... it was weird when they were selling P-mags (for $20 a pop when everyone else was $12) but was neat.
     
  9. Boomerang

    Boomerang Portland area Active Member

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    I think they used to sell handguns years ago.
     
  10. mkwerx

    mkwerx Forest Grove, OR Silver Supporter Silver Supporter

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    They should do like other gun sellers do then, and lock the handguns up in a safe at closing time. Would think that handgun sales would generate quite a bit more revenue for them, especially if they didn't gouge on prices. Heck, Fred Meyer sells pistols now, at least at certain stores.
     
  11. BillM

    BillM Amity OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    They did. I've still got a Ruger Gov't Target Mdl. MkII pistol that I bought at Bi-Mart around 1990.
     
  12. RICKRWS

    RICKRWS VANCOUVER Active Member

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    I second that.
     
  13. kenboy

    kenboy salem, oregon GOD BLESS AMERICA Bronze Supporter

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    Knew a guy that Keizer Bi-mart special ordered a SR-556 for about a year ago. Never had any in stock