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Ole's Gun Shop

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by Dallas Ken, Sep 2, 2013.

  1. Dallas Ken

    Dallas Ken Dallas Or. Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Anyone hear anything about Ole's in Salem having a close-out sale this week?
     
  2. whiskeybill

    whiskeybill Battle Ground, WA Well-Known Member

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    I haven't heard anything, but I can e-mail a buddy at Four Corners and find out. I know the gunsmith they had on premises went and opened his own shop sometime back.
     
  3. Mark W.

    Mark W. Silverton, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    The move by Kevin the Gunsmith was due to county action (zoning) not because they are closing.
     
  4. Modeler

    Modeler Molalla, Oregon Soccer Fan

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    Ole is well-aged, and the location in the barn behind his house in a residential neighborhood isn't exactly ideal. I wouldn't be surprised.
     
  5. Dallas Ken

    Dallas Ken Dallas Or. Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Location was kind of tough to find and he didn't have a lot of inventory but a great guy to get something for you.......and ....always had time to BS a bit.
    Keep us posted on your findings whiskeybill.
     
  6. PDXSparky

    PDXSparky Keizer / Hillsboro Well-Known Member

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    I wouldn't be surprised if this was true. I heard Ole had some health issues recently. I agree, not the most inventory, but always felt welcome there. Ole knows customer service.
     
  7. Gonzales

    Gonzales Albany, OR Member

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    Yup, it's true. The last I heard, they are going to retire. The shop will close its doors right before deer season starts. Can't remember if the sale starts this week or next.
     
  8. FORKLIFT252

    FORKLIFT252 Oregon Active Member

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    I think sept 1 was the last day...
     
  9. whiskeybill

    whiskeybill Battle Ground, WA Well-Known Member

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    I just spoke with one of the former club presidents at Four Corners last night. Ole's is closing and they are getting rid of inventory this month. The rumor is that Ole may continue to carry some kind of black powder shooting accessories, but that's about it.
     
  10. Otter

    Otter Oregon - mid Willamette Valley Active Member

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    I stopped by Kevin's place a couple days ago. He is located just off Cherry Ave in Keizer. The side street he is on is Candlewood DR NE and he is located in a small commercial complex on the north side of the road. Not real easy to find and far as I could tell not well marked. I suggested he get a better sign installed. Most the area is residential so if you find the commercial area you should be able to find it.

    He confirmed during the visit that Ole is indeed going out of business. Kevin moved due to zoning problems and Ole is retiring due to health reasons. I know he is doing a going out of business sale but not sure of the date.