Wild Bill's is closing!

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  1. Velzey

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    Saw that they will be closing up shop at the end of February. Don't like seeing the smaller shops closing up!
     
  2. robertg

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    ? I thought they did a pretty good business there.
     
  3. mike1281

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    Oh that is sad. When I lived in molalla I was a regular customer and visitor. Great people! Will have to stop in soon and wish them farewell.
     
  4. etrain16

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    That's not good news, sorry to see them go. I know @WAYNO is a customer of theirs, and has spoken well of them.
     
  5. Salps

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    Great shop, sorry to see it go.
     
  6. DuneHopper

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    We are having a few shops close down here as well, when you talk with people its box stores that are killing it as more and more new shooters do not build they buy premade and all fixed up.
    Had one that was here decades just close here. :( and another one two years ago keep in mind we are a small area.
     
  7. Patriot1668

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    I understand that the owner is retiring. I wish him well, and hope he enjoys his reward for a lifetime of work.
     
  8. Scott F

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    That is bad news. I bought two guns there about four months ago. Nice folks to deal with.
     
  9. ducrider

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    who else is closing in town?
     
  10. Mike VH

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    They will be missed! Great group of guys, I bought a rifle for my son there last year.
     
  11. MountainBear

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    I feel their pain. I had to close my little shop at the end of November. I just couldn't compete with the big box stores.
     
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  12. Certaindeaf

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    Innernet is the new malwart slayer.. let alone mom n pop stores.
     
  13. ernurse

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    Wild Bills is my favorite shop anywhere. Im in there a couple of times a month to just see my buds who work there and shoot the bubblegum. This Sucks......:(
     
  14. Modeler

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    Move to Molalla a year ago, hoping they would stay around. Oh well...

    The Bi-Mart in town started selling handguns recently, I wonder if that had anything to do with it?
     
  15. nextgenar

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    Flying cloud just closed, Black Powder Jacks is closing.
     

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