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https://www.foxbusiness.com/lifestyle/remington-arms-bankruptcy-surging-gun-demand

I guess their debts are eating them alive and even the recent surge in gun sales isn’t going to save them. I haven’t heard much good about Remington firearms over the last several years. Perhaps they need to work on quality control and product development a little more if they manage to restructure after this. To hear most talk, the 870 is the last good gun they made. (And I happen to love my old 12 gauge 870.)

What are y’all’s thoughts?
 

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Again! I thought there was an Indian Nation that was going to buy it! Wonder what happened.
 

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That's sad. On the bright side, hopefully someone will buy the company, or at least replace the void with an even better line of firearms?

The article mentions the stupid lawsuit over the Sandy Hook thing - I have no doubt that greatly impacted the bankruptcy, perhaps it was the 'nail in the coffin'. It's a strategy from the anti-gunners that we will likely see more of in the future.
And like Empty Holster said about poor management and big bonuses, that never helps either.

Time will tell.
 

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All the crappy, cheap bolt action rifles they came out with that were in direct competition with their flagship 700 series rifles sure didn't help. Then there were all the lawsuits against them for the dangerous trigger/safety that they denied for decades. Then there was the failed AR 30. The list of stupid moves they made are endless. They cheapened the 870's to where the guns rusted in their shipping boxes, and the use of cast parts instead of the old machined ones. The only good Remingtons I have are a 1963 model 700 ADL and a model 660 carbine. The trigger/safeties on them are Timneys now.
 

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This is the result of Big Business beancounters running a business they have concept of the product line, or what the customer wants.
Pretty soon, the Remington name will only be stamped on China-made athletic clothing, sunglasses and other nongun bric-a-brac.
This is the antigunners new methodology. Buy an ailing gun company, purposely run it into the ground to ruination. Rinse and repeat. Pretty soon no more gun companies.
 

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The only Remington product I own is a RM380 which has been absolutely trouble free right of the box. Have run 500 rounds thru it both factory and my own reloads with no problems.
 

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I hope they can fix this. They make some very good shotguns. Almost all the new shooters at my club start with an 870. Never see a problem with them. The 1100 is a very good clay killer. I like the Marlin lever guns. I have a 44 mag 1895 and it is very accurate. Their 1911 is also a very good handgun.

This problem in mismanagement not poor quality guns.
 
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