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Magpul preparing to leave Colorado
Denver Business Journal ^ | Mar 19, 2013

Posted on 03/19/2013 10:31:49 AM PDT by KeyLargo

Mar 19, 2013, 6:27am MDT Magpul preparing to leave Colorado

Staff Denver Business Journal

Magpul Industries Inc. of Boulder intends to "start out transition out of the state almost immediately" after Gov. John Hickenlooper signs into law a measure limiting the number of rounds allowed in magazines, KMGH-TV reports.

The governor is expected to sign House Bill 1224 on Wednesday. The bill restricts to 15 the number of rounds a magazine can hold. But Magpul Industries makes 30-round magazines. The company's website said Magpul Industries has sold millions of its polymer magazines, or "PMAGs."

Magpul Industries posted a lengthy note on its Facebook page in which the company said it expects the first PMAGs to be made outside of Colorado within 30 days of Hickenlooper signing the bill.

(Excerpt) Read more at bizjournals.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; News/Current Events; US: Colorado
KEYWORDS: banglist; colorado; democrats; govtabuse; guncontrol; hickenbloomberg; hickenlooper; magazines; magpul; mediabias; obama; secondamendment; statesrights; tyranny
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1 posted on 03/19/2013 10:31:49 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo

Texas?


2 posted on 03/19/2013 10:34:41 AM PDT by texanyankee
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To: KeyLargo

Dear Magpul;

“Wild and Wonderful” West Virginia is “Open for Business”.

And we have mountains. Sort of.

Please give our beautiful State your careful consideration a a potential business location.

-A. Bustard


3 posted on 03/19/2013 10:34:51 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: KeyLargo

Good. Screw the gun grabbers!


4 posted on 03/19/2013 10:35:48 AM PDT by MeganC (The left have so twisted public perceptions that the truth now appears pornographic.- SpaceBar)
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To: ArrogantBustard

5 posted on 03/19/2013 10:36:22 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: KeyLargo

I check the state of origin for products I buy, and this move (or not if they back down) will determine whether I buy more PMAGs - in the event that they are ever in stock again. I want ten more, but I’ll settle for zero if CO bans their product and they stay.


6 posted on 03/19/2013 10:44:15 AM PDT by Pollster1
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To: KeyLargo
Come to Oklahoma!

Honestly, I've lived in New York, Florida and new Jersey, but Tulsa OK has the most beautiful Springtime that is rapidly approaching.

7 posted on 03/19/2013 10:46:57 AM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: KeyLargo

I'd be willing to bet Ol' Rick Perry has made at least one trip and multiple phone calls to Magpul. Texas ain't just about talk.

8 posted on 03/19/2013 10:47:10 AM PDT by cizinec ("Brother, your best friend ain't your Momma, it's the Field Artillery.")
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To: KeyLargo

Wow, Magpul makes high quality products. They would be a welcome addition to ANY state. It’s clear that the liberal nutcases are taking over Colorado. Time to get out of that state while the getting is good and, for businesses and citizens considering relocation TO Colorado, time to reconsider a likely bad location decision which will be regretted in time.

Good for Magpul!


9 posted on 03/19/2013 10:47:20 AM PDT by House Atreides
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To: ArrogantBustard

Weld County Sheriff John Cooke says he won't enforce new gun-control measures, and legal experts say he won't be breaking the law.

10 posted on 03/19/2013 10:47:51 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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how can colorado ban an item which is legal in other states? and subject to interstate commerce?


11 posted on 03/19/2013 10:48:40 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: KeyLargo

Great news. Finally a company with guts, integrity and conviction.

Alabama would love to have you!!!

I don’t know the companies entire history. They started with a little rubber do-hickey that you put on the bottom of your mags. Made the mag changes quicker. Hence, Mag-pul. They morphed into a company that makes hundreds of parts and accessories for, mostly I believe, the AR-15 platform. Anyway, good luck to’em


12 posted on 03/19/2013 10:49:42 AM PDT by saleman
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To: House Atreides

how many jobs? directly? indirectly?

how much in tax and property revenue gone?

how much in hunting gone? sporting gone?

Is colorado just going to hang out and smoke pot?


13 posted on 03/19/2013 10:50:28 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: saleman

I would like to see them move to a second amendment friendly state with NO INCOME TAX.

Establish that as a benchmark for consideration.


14 posted on 03/19/2013 10:51:46 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: saleman

Started by Richard Fitzpatrick, Sgt, Marine Recon (retired) in 1999 in his basement (IIRC).


15 posted on 03/19/2013 10:51:46 AM PDT by RoosterRedux (Get armed, practice in the use of your weapons, get physically fit, stay alert!)
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To: KeyLargo

The Colorado legislature shoots itself in the foot over a fantasy; it takes two seconds to change out a magazine, but don’t try to tell that to the idiots in the legislature, who have bought into the egregious silliness of “feel good” Leftist politics.


16 posted on 03/19/2013 10:52:41 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: longtermmemmory

I don’t think the law would have made it illegal for magpul to produce the mags they just couldn’t sell them in Colorado.


17 posted on 03/19/2013 10:55:50 AM PDT by saleman
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To: KeyLargo
The most interesting comment in the article:

"We will likely become a multi-state operation as a result of this move, and not all locations have been selected,"


18 posted on 03/19/2013 10:59:37 AM PDT by Iron Munro (I miss America, don't you?)
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To: texanyankee

“Who cares? It’s only 400 jobs. Our children are safe now.”~Colorado Democrats


19 posted on 03/19/2013 11:01:18 AM PDT by submarinerswife (Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, while expecting different results~Einstein)
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To: House Atreides

I heard Rick Perry tell Glenn Beck that Magpul has already been officially invited to Texas with benefits! LOL


20 posted on 03/19/2013 11:04:10 AM PDT by dforest (I have now entered the Twilight Zone.)
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To: longtermmemmory

Good for Magpul. Need any volunteers to help with the move? Will work for Pmags. Of course the radical left wing extremist demokkkrat scumbags will say that the company is just screwing the employees by moving and that they were free to make their product, just not sell it in kolorado.


21 posted on 03/19/2013 11:04:50 AM PDT by rktman (BACKGROUND CHECKS? YOU FIRST MR. PRESIDENT!(not that we'd get the truth!))
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To: FatherofFive

O-K-L-A-H-O-M-A Oklahoma....STATE!!


22 posted on 03/19/2013 11:05:30 AM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: cizinec

“Texas ain’t just about talk.”

Bump! Bump! Bump!

hee hee hee


23 posted on 03/19/2013 11:05:36 AM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: saleman

You’re correct. But that just shows the egregious hypocisy of this gun grabber culture.....they don’t care about deaths or numbers of bullets. If they really cared about death, they’d do something about cigarettes instead of heavily taxing them. Or they’d stop aborting a million souls a year, and on and on and on.

It is about eventual total disarmament of the citizens. They cannot completely consolidate their total control without it.


24 posted on 03/19/2013 11:07:43 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: submarinerswife

Uh... they’re not REALLY worried about the “chilrun” as much as they are worried about the citizens’ ability to resist tyranny.


25 posted on 03/19/2013 11:08:42 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: longtermmemmory
Is colorado just going to hang out and smoke pot?

Most of it appears to want just that... though El Paso County (Colorado Springs, et al) still embraces the conservative American West ideals.

26 posted on 03/19/2013 11:13:57 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Gun control: Steady firm grip, target within sights, squeeze the trigger slowly...)
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To: ScottinVA

It’s just Denver-Boulder and Summit County that’re ruining the whole state.


27 posted on 03/19/2013 11:15:54 AM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: KeyLargo

To all the folks requesting MAGPUL to move operations to your state ... by the time Connecticut, Eli Whitney’s home and formerly known as the Arsenal of Freedom, is done, there will be plenty for everybody.


28 posted on 03/19/2013 11:18:32 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana (HRC:"Sometimes she looks like a primary schoolgirl and sometimes a pensioner going shopping,"-NKorea)
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To: KeyLargo

Dear Magpul, There are a multitude of beautiful East Tennessee counties that would love to have you, complete with thousands of people eager to work their butts off for you. (For example, Scott County, TN)

Smoky Mountains & great outdoor activities
No state income tax
Plenty of unemployed workers
Cheap land
Conservative, gun-friendly state government
No traffic
Lot of lakes and rivers
Low cost of living
Great southern cooking and BBQ

I’ll be glad to meet your rep at the airport and give you a tour of God’s country! Call me. :)


29 posted on 03/19/2013 11:18:56 AM PDT by Fletcher J
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To: KeyLargo

Looks like I am going to have to buy me a Magpul 30 round magazine. even though, I not only do not have an AR15 platform rifle, I don’t even like them. But hey now see here, I gotta support these guys.


30 posted on 03/19/2013 11:22:03 AM PDT by Tupelo (Old, Bald, Ugly, Fat and Broke in Arizona)
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To: demshateGod
O-K-L-A-H-O-M-A Oklahoma....STATE!!

You probably know it, but most people mis-pronounce the name of the great state of Oklahoma. There is a noticable "gap" between the "A" and the "H".

As shown below.

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31 posted on 03/19/2013 11:25:53 AM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: KeyLargo

C onservatives
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O bnoxious
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D opers
O nly!


32 posted on 03/19/2013 11:27:50 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Gun control: Steady firm grip, target within sights, squeeze the trigger slowly...)
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To: demshateGod

Well, Pueblo isn’t exactly a bastion of conservatism, though...


33 posted on 03/19/2013 11:30:38 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Gun control: Steady firm grip, target within sights, squeeze the trigger slowly...)
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To: FatherofFive

I didn’t know Oklahoma had such beautiful mountains...


34 posted on 03/19/2013 11:32:23 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (Cogito, ergo armatum sum.)
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To: KeyLargo

Don’t come here to MN. At least not until Marx Dayton and his band of merry tyrants are gone.


35 posted on 03/19/2013 11:38:43 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: Fletcher J

“Dear Magpul, There are a multitude of beautiful East Tennessee counties that would love to have you”

Yea, and they’d save a lot of money on dental insurance too...Did you know the tooth brush was invented in Knoxville?
Anywhere else and it would be called a “teeth brush”!

ROOOOLLLLL TIDE!!!


36 posted on 03/19/2013 11:53:33 AM PDT by saleman
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To: KeyLargo
Come on north to Wyoming... We would love to have you Magpul.

As for Colorado, I won't be visiting that state until all the communists are purged. So basically, that means I will never be visiting Colorado ever again.

37 posted on 03/19/2013 11:58:06 AM PDT by coder2
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To: ArrogantBustard
Scuse me? Didn't W Virginia vote Joe Mansion in? Did they vote Obama in 2012 after 9000 coal miners lost their jobs in 1 month?

Why would a company want to move there?

I think Texas, Ok, Miss, Ala, or some other red state would work better. Texas doesn't even have income tax.

38 posted on 03/19/2013 11:58:07 AM PDT by chuckles
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To: saleman

Understand that the way the law is written, it will require Magpul to significantly alter it’s manufacturing process by requiring serial numbers and dates of manufacturing on each and every mag. This will add SIGNIFICANT retooling costs to the company.


39 posted on 03/19/2013 11:58:25 AM PDT by taxcontrol
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To: coder2

Magpul may not but I will be moving my start up magazine business to Wyoming before July 1st (effective date of the law).


40 posted on 03/19/2013 12:00:38 PM PDT by taxcontrol
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To: taxcontrol

I’m not in favor of any of those awful regulations, but it could be done pretty easy with laser engraving.


41 posted on 03/19/2013 12:01:18 PM PDT by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: longtermmemmory

The same way New York, New Jersey, California and Illinois do.


42 posted on 03/19/2013 12:01:47 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: nascarnation

The point being that it would be REQUIRED on ALL magazines that they produce - even ones sold outside of Colorado. Thus the PMAG would get a reputation as being a traceable/registered magazine. This will cause them to be less favored in the marketplace.

Second, in addition the laser process would need to be added to the production line and before shipping. That would still be a costly re-engineering of their business processes. It would also expose them to a lawsuit if even one magazine gets shipped without the proper serial numbers and date of manufacture.


43 posted on 03/19/2013 12:06:34 PM PDT by taxcontrol
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To: DuncanWaring

NY, California, Mass, CT, RI, Wash, and now Colo. should be toxic states for business.

if anything made in california should mean poison to sales.

BTW the only movies made in Calif. these days are the accounting books for the movies. With film going away FINALLY, the new all digital quality formats should free the movie industry from the toxic left coast.


44 posted on 03/19/2013 12:06:43 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: taxcontrol

Points well made.

Colorado went for Baraq by > 5 points last time.

I suspect it’s a lost cause.

Best that patriots head for the exits while they can.


45 posted on 03/19/2013 12:08:25 PM PDT by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: ScottinVA

Yeah, but they’re not so concerned about hi cap mags. They just want hand outs.


46 posted on 03/19/2013 12:10:01 PM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: chuckles

WV has been red in Presidential races since 2000, both of our Senators are dems, Manchin is a moderate, Rockhead is a big lib/socialist(he’s got his). 2 out of the 3 Rep’s are republicans, one is running for Rockheads vacated seat. I have not heard any anti-gun talk at all coming from the legislature. WV is mostly a rural state in rolling mountains with generally narrow valleys. There is a greater chance that Barretta would move to WV than Magpul,as they seem likely to stay in the mid-Atlantic area, if they leave the Peoples Republic of Maryland


47 posted on 03/19/2013 12:24:26 PM PDT by phormer phrog phlyer
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To: andy58-in-nh
I didn’t know Oklahoma had such beautiful mountains...

Oh! and the valleys to die for!

48 posted on 03/19/2013 12:31:30 PM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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To: Fletcher J

East Tennessee? I’ll second that! The next breadbasket of America!


49 posted on 03/19/2013 12:36:04 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: KeyLargo

Hasta la vista Colofornia! LOL!


50 posted on 03/19/2013 12:51:22 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Whatever happened to the land of the free, home of the brave?)
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