Feedback Request Would you wear this Northwest Firearms t-shirt?

Discussion in 'NWFA Feedback Requests' started by Joe Link, Mar 15, 2016.

Would you wear this Northwest Firearms t-shirt?

  1. Yes - And I'd buy one for $10

    75.7%
  2. Yes - If it were given to me

    15.1%
  3. No - Not even if it were given to me

    9.2%
  1. Joe Link

    Joe Link
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    Kicking around marketing and merchandising plan for which we need some feedback! Simple public poll to get a feel for what our membership thinks of these.

    Any additional information is helpful!

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  2. SA Shooter

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    You betcha! I'd rock one.
     
  3. Larrytpdx

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    Size XL please. How about long sleeve too @Joe Link?
     
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  4. SA Shooter

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    oooh....nice idea...long sleeves would be awesome!
     
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  5. Joe Link

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    Thanks for the replies guys :)

    Eventually we'd like to get long sleeves, hoodies, different colors, more hats, etc. but for now we're just starting with a t-shirt. This exact photo could be our final version, so we're trying to see what people think of it :s0025:
     
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  6. Joe13

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    I like the simplicity of the design but it looks like a gun store logo shirt.

    Might be cool if there was a one line statement about what NWFA is. Dunno what, maybe "A forum driven firearms community".?


    Honestly, I'm not really a logo shirt person at heart but I'd wear one of it I won it or something of the like. Well, I'd probably wear it to the range in place of camo if it had long sleeves.
     
  7. Larrytpdx

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  8. Joe Link

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    This is the biggest reason I'm asking about this particular design. We had a design with our slogan "Supporting gun owners of the Pacific Northwest", but with the URL it just looked too cluttered. I think people are more likely to wear it more often if it looks more like a awesome brand and less like a walking advertisement for grandpa's hunting club :s0112:

    I bet @pyromancer will have some opinions, he's the one who volunteered to clean up our logo a couple years back.

    Nope, the back is blank (for both cost and simplicity).
     
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  9. edslhead

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    Nice. Make mine a XXL:p and I'll give ya $20.
     
  10. 2A2Dend

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    I vote for long sleeved.
    Remove the URL by adding it in.

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  11. Joe Link

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    Unfortunately the first run will only be S/M/L/XL due to cost, but the second should include 2XL and 3XL. I might not be able to wear one myself!
     
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    Count me in... I want
     
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  13. Joe Link

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    Thanks for the feedback.

    I appreciate the suggestion regarding the URL, but our logo is standardized across the NWFA brand.
     
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  14. Joe13

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    I'm a XXL'er myself as well.

    If you don't have a printer already lined up, my daughters highschool cross country coach owns a printing press company as well and I could get his info if you want it - not sure if it would get us a discount or not though.

    If your only going up to XL, a poll for people's shirt sizes might be worth while. Having a few hundred tShirts that are too small for 80% of the potential buyers will be hard to offload.
     
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    Copy that
     
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  16. Joe Link

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    XXL is actually our best selling size :D

    We do have a printer lined up, but I appreciate the suggestion. Once we finalize the design the sizing poll will come next :)
     
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    Looks good!! As long as it is black or dark blue. I have a whole closetful of white shirts I rarely wear. Size L.
     
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    My snap judgement says it looks like a logo for a gun shop. Would you check out a random gun shop URL you saw on a t-shirt ? I doubt I would myself. I think the earlier suggestion by Joe13 letting people know its a community and not just a storefront is a good one.
     
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    I hadn't thought of that, but I agree. Perhaps add "The Northwest's premier firearms forum!!" or something along those lines??
     
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    I am going to side with @Joe13 too, I voted no for the moment based on wearing a shirt means I am saying I support something, or like something. If it said more of what it was for then I would be in as a buyer. I just wouldnt people thinking it was a FFL or something is the reason I voted no. That might change based on a final product.
     
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