In a story sure to give the gun grabbers a screaming case of the hives, a Charlotte area Ford dealer is offering a free Remington rifle with the purchase of a truck.
Background checks still apply. Dealership representatives couldn’t speak with us on camera, but said the gun offer is driving sales.
Watch this video. The free rifle angle is a hook, but that’s not what this story is all about
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Carolina Sporting Arms manager Donald Ingram says, “When you take your baseline customer and the new people that are coming in droves and the women are coming in it spikes.”
Ingram says people still buy for sport, but the growing trend is for safety, “People are just fearful in general of the crime stats, the bump in the night.”
This is what Michael Bane is always on about with his “Gun Culture 2.0” thing. The rifle, with its implied purpose being for hunting is the free giveaway. The real growth, according to those actually selling guns for a living, is in personal defensive weapons, like pistols.
Watch the video, and check out the smiles on their faces as they display their freshly minted NC Concealed Handgun Permits.
When random ordinary citizens are carrying guns, and they get sympathetic treatment out of the local TV news, you know that we are winning.
If you live in or near Charlotte, and want both a truck and a rifle, Keith Hawthorne Ford is your place.
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