Bi-Mart not selling AR's

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

  1. mjorin

    mjorin
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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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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

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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

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    I second that.
     
  13. kenboy

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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
     

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