Boycott Optics Planet and X-Products

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  1. alanb

    alanb Brown Belt

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    Take a look at this below and ask yourself whether you want to buy from these people.



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    TTAG is reporting that Optics Planet sent out an e-mail explaining that they are no longer selling standard magazines (more than 10-round cap).
    http://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/20...s-planet-stops-sales-high-capacity-magazines/




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    Owner's wife is fundraising for Bloomberg/Soros "Everytown." Apparently the CEO himself posted a detailed proposal on his own FaceBook page for a licensing scheme and talks about how the "privilege is nearing a tipping point":


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    Info procured from ARFCOM
    https://www.ar15.com/forums/general/-/5-2082761/?
    https://www.ar15.com/forums/general/-/5-2082619/?
     
  2. Ash E Larry

    Ash E Larry God D@mn I love me!

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    Their right to sell what they want, our right to buy what we want, its a beautiful fucking thing man.
     
  3. Reyesnuthugr

    Reyesnuthugr Dominick Reyes Belt

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    Why don't they just get out of business altogether? They're just signalling hard against their own line of business, alienating their customers, it's not going to do a bit of good either way.
     
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  4. Cubo de Sangre

    Cubo de Sangre Steel Belt

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    @RerouteToRemain posted a clarification by Optics Planet in another thread. Said the problem was being in Illinois and not them trying to make some moral stand. This X-Products guy can suck a dick though. And his wife can suck mine. :cool:
     
  5. VitorReem

    VitorReem Geralt of Rivia

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    I’m with you man fuck these pussies. Catering to the complete opposite of their customer base.
     
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  6. RerouteToRemain

    RerouteToRemain Silver Belt

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  7. uncommon

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    If i got 13% off their razor hd spotter last week does that mean i have to give it back?
     
  8. Gregolian

    Gregolian .45 ACP Platinum Member

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    WTF is X-Products?
     
  9. RerouteToRemain

    RerouteToRemain Silver Belt

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  10. alanb

    alanb Brown Belt

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    http://www.recoilweb.com/official-s...larkey-in-response-to-controversy-135210.html

    x products released a statement and it is some serious back pedaling.



    I believe firearm ownership is inalienable right and we should be allowed to own all types of firearms. As a community, it is our civic duty is to enforce responsible gun ownership and make improvements to systems that protect those rights. Continually, our community is under immense pressure to address problems that are difficult to debate. There is an innate fear of dealing with repercussions of the public when addressing these hot button issues. I also believe that if we continue to avoid these issues, legislators will draft laws that are unfavorable to the 2A community. As an industry member I felt obligated to present a process that systematically reinforced ownership, eliminated registration and allowed unlimited ownership of new NFA weapons. The goal of my post was to illicit thought and provoke discussions. These points were meant to be argued, and contested, with an end goal to find a positive solution that protects our rights and safety of US citizens. I apologize for calling the 2nd Amendment a right and a privilege, it is a god given right, however if we do not work together and openly discuss solutions we will continue to have our rights chipped away.

    MALARKEY’S RESPONSES TO THE QUESTIONS ASKED
    RECOIL: James has been quoted as saying that firearm ownership is a ‘privilege’ and he outlined a licensing system that would further regulate firearm ownership.
    Malarkey: Please see my public Statement ” I apologize for calling the 2nd Amendment a right and a privilege, it is a god given right, however if we do not work together and openly discuss solutions we will continue to have our rights chipped away.”

    RECOIL: A woman named Amanda Razey-Malarkey has been identified as James’ wife by another media outlet. In a December 28th post, she calls for donations to Everytown for Gun Safety instead of gifts for her birthday. Is this, in fact, the CEO’s wife and does James support her actions in calling for donations to a gun control group?
    Malarkey: My wife makes her own decisions, I do not consult her or recommend the charities she contributes. (Please remove her from any further commentary)

    RECOIL: Does James still feel as though magazines should be subject to “some kind of licensing” and does X-Products stand behind James’ belief that a licensing system would “weed out a lot of crime?”
    Malarkey: Please read my original post in it’s [sic] entirety. It was written to parallel today’s laws, with some stipulations, while allowing us unlimited access to new manfactured [sic] NFA items.

    RECOIL: Has X-Products turned off reviews and is actively screening comments on their Facebook page? It appears that potential customers have questions about the above issues and are not able to make those posts or receive input from X-Products as a result.
    Malarkey: People are more than welcome to comment on the pages or send us messages.



    Read more: http://www.recoilweb.com/official-s...onse-to-controversy-135210.html#ixzz57msA2Zx8
     
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  11. Gregolian

    Gregolian .45 ACP Platinum Member

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    Fuck that guy, shit he made was gimmicky as fuck anyways.
     
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  12. Lord of Lies

    Lord of Lies Brown Belt

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    "As such he DOES NOT reflect the views of X Products".

    Uh, isn't he the CEO? I hope that company fails now. If you want a drum for your AR, buy the Magpul one.
     
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  13. Gregolian

    Gregolian .45 ACP Platinum Member

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    More like if you want the drum, smack yourself in the face, save your money and buy a bulk pack of 30 rounders.
     
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  14. Cubo de Sangre

    Cubo de Sangre Steel Belt

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    Or 20's and 40's. All my ammo comes in 20 round boxes. Loading only half a box triggers my OCD. :eek::D
     
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    Gregolian .45 ACP Platinum Member

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    I will never understand that. It triggers mine too which is why I try to buy ammo in things that are divisible by a 3.

    So my minimum round purchase is three 20 round boxes.
     
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  16. RerouteToRemain

    RerouteToRemain Silver Belt

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    Load 2 30 rounders at once pouring 3 boxes into a pile
     
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  17. Cubo de Sangre

    Cubo de Sangre Steel Belt

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    That's way too much advance planning. Besides, 20's are better for bench and if you wanna go big then those Magpul 40's are friggin' sweet. :cool:
     
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    Mungoose Kitty Whisperer

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    It’s coming eventually guys. Even folks who have financial incentive to be pro 2nd amendment are turning against us. The groundwork is in place. When this generation of youngsters grow up they will have already been indoctrinated against firearm ownership. When their kids grow up gun ownership will be on its deathbed. It wont be a gun grab, but a slow play. A long-con if you will.
     
  19. Cubo de Sangre

    Cubo de Sangre Steel Belt

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    Time to boycott Dick's.

    https://www.yahoo.com/gma/dicks-spo...nger-sell-120903254--abc-news-topstories.html

    This shit always sounds stupid.

    If they're staunch supporters of something is certainly isn't the 2nd Amendment.
     
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