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Wild Bill's is closing!

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by Velzey, Jan 9, 2016.

  1. Velzey

    Velzey Estacada, Oregon Gunsmith Gunsmith Bronze Vendor Bronze Supporter

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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

    robertg Sandy Oregon Silver Supporter Silver Supporter 2016 Volunteer

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

    mike1281 Canby Active Member

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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

    etrain16 Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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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

    Salps Down by the river…. Well-Known Member

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

    DuneHopper Douglas County. Well-Known Member

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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

    Patriot1668 SW Washington Gold Supporter Gold Supporter

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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

    Scott F Oregon City, OR Active Member

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

    ducrider Canyonville, OR Active Member

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    who else is closing in town?
     
  10. Mike VH

    Mike VH Oregon City Well-Known Member

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

    MountainBear Sweet Home, OR Well-Known Member

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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

    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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

    ernurse molalla oregon Active Member

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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

    Modeler Molalla, Oregon Soccer Fan

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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

    nextgenar roseburg Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Flying cloud just closed, Black Powder Jacks is closing.