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#7303490 - 01/12/13 USFA
Dobetown Offline
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Have they closed or dropped some models?

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#7304486 - 01/13/13 Re: USFA [Re: Dobetown]
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I had read somewhere that the principal owner of USFA is independently wealthy and decided to focus his business elsewhere, namely in the medical supply industry. We may see USFA reemerge after a hiatus of some length or simply fade away. I'm glad I bought my .44 Special SAA when I did.
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#7314620 - 01/15/13 Re: USFA [Re: Dobetown]
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Originally Posted By: Dobetown
Have they closed or dropped some models?
There was a discussion of them on I believe, the Handguns forum awhile back. Maybe two weeks ago. Incredibly, they seem to have discontinued all models except some weird 22. Anyway, that's the way I remember it.
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#7315069 - 01/15/13 Re: USFA [Re: EthanEdwards]
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Yeah, check out their web site on that "weird .22". You're very correct with the use of the word, "weird". Personally, I don't see a market for such a device. And "device" seems a more appropriate description than "gun". And, I'm trying to be charitable, as I like USFA.

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#7316448 - 01/15/13 Re: USFA [Re: Dirtfarmer]
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#7322103 - 01/16/13 Re: USFA [Re: Dirtfarmer]
EthanEdwards Offline
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It's a zip gun.
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#7322699 - 01/17/13 Re: USFA [Re: EthanEdwards]
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Originally Posted By: EthanEdwards
It's a zip gun.

Yeah, but what's a "zip gun" good for...?

And why would someone want to make those things and not high quality SAA's, etc..?

I have a USFA Lightning rifle in .38-40, a real high quality gun, and a couple of their SAA's. I hate to see them distracted by a zip gun.

DF

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#7323227 - 01/17/13 Re: USFA [Re: Dirtfarmer]
fatjack34 Offline
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Registered: 10/24/08
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I should have ordered when I wanted....MFers have folded up tents and are in the novelty firearm game now....I cannot see the correlation at all from SA to zipper...what ever that is! Sonofabitch!
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#7358959 - 01/25/13 Re: USFA [Re: fatjack34]
35WhelenNut Offline
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Hey guys, try this address: U.S. Firearms
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#7360054 - 01/25/13 Re: USFA [Re: 35WhelenNut]
Just a Hunter Offline
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Loc: MT
They don't even have a product list on that website.

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#7365457 - 01/26/13 Re: USFA [Re: Just a Hunter]
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It says they are retooling all parts ; I wonder if they are moving out of NY? Just may be this is the start of of an exodus
of businesses out of NY, let hope.Cheers NC
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#7365529 - 01/26/13 Re: USFA [Re: northcountry]
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Originally Posted By: northcountry
It says they are retooling all parts ; I wonder if they are moving out of NY? Just may be this is the start of of an exodus
of businesses out of NY, let hope.Cheers NC
New York? Since when has Hartford, Connecticut been part of New York?
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Originally Posted By safariman
I do tend to fit in well wherever I go in person.

Originally Posted By Fireball2
The campfire is the most outside exposure I get. No TV, no newspaper.

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#7365828 - 01/26/13 Re: USFA [Re: Bricktop]
Ngrumba Offline
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Originally Posted By: Bricktop
Originally Posted By: northcountry
It says they are retooling all parts ; I wonder if they are moving out of NY? Just may be this is the start of of an exodus
of businesses out of NY, let hope.Cheers NC
New York? Since when has Hartford, Connecticut been part of New York?


All those Damn Yankees are the same, geez - thought you knew that.

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#7366268 - 01/27/13 Re: USFA [Re: Ngrumba]
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Originally Posted By: Ngrumba
Originally Posted By: Bricktop
Originally Posted By: northcountry
It says they are retooling all parts ; I wonder if they are moving out of NY? Just may be this is the start of of an exodus
of businesses out of NY, let hope.Cheers NC
New York? Since when has Hartford, Connecticut been part of New York?
All those Damn Yankees are the same, geez - thought you knew that.
I have no doubt they're all kissing cousins, figuratively and otherwise. crazy
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I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass. And I'm all out of bubblegum.

Originally Posted By safariman
I do tend to fit in well wherever I go in person.

Originally Posted By Fireball2
The campfire is the most outside exposure I get. No TV, no newspaper.

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#7400283 - 02/04/13 Re: USFA [Re: Just a Hunter]
rainierrifleco Offline
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Registered: 01/03/12
Posts: 3344
Loc: Gig Harbor WA/SE Neb
is it like a zip car. maybe that is the rage of the future.when no one can own hand gun, rent it. swipe your card, rob a liquer store and leave it behind for the next guy....genius

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