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Knight closes doors!

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Unread 06-05-2009, 08:52 AM
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Knight closes doors!

Hard to believe that they would just shut down!


Knight Rifles Goes Under | Field & Stream

Knight Rifles Goes Under

From Shooting Illustrated Guns and Hunting:

During the recent NRA Annual Meetings, learned that Knight Rifles is closing its doors after 24 years as a key American firearms manufacturer. That news was confirmed late last week via an announcement from Modern Muzzleloading, Inc., a related subsidiary under corporate parent, Pradco Outdoor Brands/EBSCO. The press release stated, “The decision to close the Knight operation resulted from an overall industry downturn.” Reportedly Knight sales had declined sharply in recent years and efforts to sell the brand and company assets were unsuccessful.
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    Unread 06-05-2009, 09:03 AM
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    Re: Knight closes doors!

    WOW! What happened to their bail-out money??

    It shouldn't matter that they simply couldn't compete, shouldn't they be bailed out by the Obama administration?
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    Unread 06-05-2009, 09:30 AM
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    Re: Knight closes doors!

    It must not have been a Union Shop....or affiliated with ACORN !!

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    Unread 06-09-2009, 12:23 PM
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    Re: Knight closes doors!

    Dang it, I guess I'll have to break the news to my wife I need to go get a new one now! :P lol

    Really is too bad, I've only ever owned one BP and it was a Knight and it still shoots well enough that I never even thought of replacing it.
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    Unread 06-13-2009, 09:24 PM
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    Re: Knight closes doors!

    When you have the competition that market has you have to stay leading edge or get out of the way.

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    Unread 06-16-2009, 04:45 PM
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    Re: Knight closes doors!

    I hate to see it and feel bad for those losing their jobs because of it but I haven't been overly impressed with Knight compared to other muzzleloaders on the market of lesser price.
    The critters have to win every time, I only have to win once.

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    Unread 06-17-2009, 07:13 PM
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    Re: Knight closes doors!

    to bad knight went south but the cap lock and the flinter are still my choices. if you want a real chalenge build your own. ps keep your powder dry.
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