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Old March 16, 2013, 07:58 AM   #1
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Colt shuts down...temporarily? Anyone read this?

In a lot of ways, I applaud this move, but like anything else Colt has ever done, I hope they have planned for all of the real and potential consequences of this move.

I also just read that they began building a new plant in Florida sometime last year. I wonder if they are considering moving out of CT ? Supposedly the new plant in FL was considered an "expansion" factory due to increased sales and demand in the last so many years. Its nice to see a small American gun company doing well. It also feels kind of weird to refer to them as small, but really, at the present time, they are much smaller than S&W or Ruger.
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Old March 16, 2013, 08:08 AM   #2
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That was a huge cost for Colt. Kudos to them.
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Old March 16, 2013, 01:24 PM   #3
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Good luck to Colt and their employees.
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Old March 16, 2013, 05:12 PM   #4
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So that's why I can't find a Colt Mustang.
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Old March 16, 2013, 06:10 PM   #5
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Old March 16, 2013, 06:13 PM   #6
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I read that they shutdown for a day and bussed their employees to the state capital to protest an anti gun law. My understanding was that all of day shift and a few of the off shifts went. Kudos to Colt for making a stand. They did this to show the crooks in state government the faces of the people that would be effected by these laws.
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