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Former California gun manufacture opens in Shiner, TX [Video at link]
Fox News ^ | May 1, 2013 | My Fox Austin KTBC

Posted on 05/01/2013 7:50:14 PM PDT by LUV W

Governor Rick Perry is in Shiner, Texas Wednesday, showing off his latest business tactics are working.

The town is known for the Shiner brewery, but Governor Perry says having Shield Tactical in town will make Shiner, shine brighter.

Kaspar Wire Works, the Spoetzel Brewery and now, Shield Tactical. Industry is what keeps the small town of Shiner, Texas alive.

Shield Tactical, a California firearms company, is now open and operating in Shiner, thanks to the founder, John Harrington, and Governor Rick Perry's social media and radio advertising.

Read more: http://www.myfoxaustin.com/story/22134334/former-california-gun-manufacture-opens-in-shiner-tx?autoStart=true&topVideoCatNo=default&clipId=8832076#ixzz2S6FWgOWb

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: California; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: 2ndamendment; guns; perry; shieldtactical; shiner; shinertx
Welcome to Texas!!
1 posted on 05/01/2013 7:50:14 PM PDT by LUV W
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To: Arrowhead1952; NYTexan; mylife; Eaker; TheMom; laurenmarlowe; El Gato; RebelTex; smokingfrog; ...

A Texas Ping!


2 posted on 05/01/2013 7:51:20 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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To: LUV W

Plus good beer!


3 posted on 05/01/2013 7:51:58 PM PDT by neodad (USS Vincennes (CG-49) Freedom's Fortress)
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To: neodad

My favorite! And welcome to Texas!!!


4 posted on 05/01/2013 7:55:23 PM PDT by El Laton Caliente (NRA Life Member & www.Gunsnet.net Moderator)
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To: LUV W

I’m happy to see them come here!


5 posted on 05/01/2013 7:57:50 PM PDT by basil (basil --Second Amendment Sisters.org)
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To: LUV W

Just another good reason to visit shiner.

Don’t forget the sausage. http://www.gvec.net/maekers/home.htm


6 posted on 05/01/2013 8:00:34 PM PDT by davetex (Location: The Alamo)
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To: davetex

Oooo...didn’t know about THAT! Thanks for the link! :)


7 posted on 05/01/2013 8:05:26 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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To: LUV W; mylife; BuckeyeTexan; penelopesire

Yee-Haw!

This needs a road trip!


8 posted on 05/01/2013 8:07:43 PM PDT by NYTexan
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To: NYTexan

Go for it! :)


9 posted on 05/01/2013 8:08:54 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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To: neodad

Enjoying a Shiner Bock right now.


10 posted on 05/01/2013 8:09:32 PM PDT by OSHA (One despises and wants to destroy the United States, the other is a dead terrorist.)
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To: LUV W

Guv’ner Moonbeam’s gerbils are so pissed.


11 posted on 05/01/2013 8:11:28 PM PDT by X-spurt (Republic of Texas, Come and Take It!)
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To: X-spurt

Love it when we get under the skin of the libtards! :)


12 posted on 05/01/2013 8:14:37 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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To: LUV W
shiner bock photo: shiner bock 828774831_m.gif

Mmmmm, Shiner Bock.

13 posted on 05/01/2013 8:14:47 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: NYTexan; LUV W; BuckeyeTexan; mylife

Cool!! I am ready later this summer. Where is Shiner? LOL.


14 posted on 05/01/2013 8:18:56 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: LUV W

http://www.shieldtactical.com/


15 posted on 05/01/2013 8:23:48 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: Jet Jaguar

Thanks, JJ! :)


16 posted on 05/01/2013 8:28:04 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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To: LUV W

Woo hoo!!

I just LOVE Texas and the people who live here!!


17 posted on 05/01/2013 8:28:19 PM PDT by DustyMoment (Congress - another name for anti-American criminals!!)
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To: LUV W

You bet!


18 posted on 05/01/2013 8:30:28 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: LUV W

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2L_8QQx5u_0


19 posted on 05/01/2013 8:32:24 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( ==> sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: LUV W
I live within a 45 minute drive of Rock River Arms, Armalite, and Springfield Armory in Ill. If they all leave it will effect the local economy. Can't say I would blame them, tho.
20 posted on 05/01/2013 8:33:14 PM PDT by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: DustyMoment

Texans are THE best! :)


21 posted on 05/01/2013 8:34:09 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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To: LUV W

Don’t forget Patek’s. They have great sausage too!!!!

http://shinersmokehouse.com/


22 posted on 05/01/2013 8:36:26 PM PDT by davetex (Location: The Alamo)
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To: LUV W

It doesn’t get any better than this! Thanks for the post. Hubby loves Shiner Bock. Now, there’s even more to love in Shiner.


23 posted on 05/01/2013 8:39:57 PM PDT by Jane Long (I know it's only been four years, but I'm already SO sick of this socialism!)
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To: Jane Long

According to all the guys here, you can go there for beer, food AND firearms now. That’s something to celebrate for sure! :)


24 posted on 05/01/2013 8:45:19 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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To: CrazyIvan

Are they being given a hard time there. I know they’d be welcomed with open arms here!


25 posted on 05/01/2013 8:46:18 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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To: davetex
If you like it spicy - try Janak, another good sausage made between Shiner and Hallettsville.

Janak Packing.

26 posted on 05/01/2013 8:47:40 PM PDT by Cribb (Home of Conservatism - America's middle class.)
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To: davetex
If you like it spicy - try Janak, another good sausage made between Shiner and Hallettsville.

Janak Packing. http://www.janakpacking.com

27 posted on 05/01/2013 8:51:22 PM PDT by Cribb (Home of Conservatism - America's middle class.)
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To: Cribb

That’s good stuff.


28 posted on 05/01/2013 9:17:49 PM PDT by davetex (Location: The Alamo)
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To: LUV W

Seems quite easy, trouble is most Conservatives are too civil to do it.


29 posted on 05/01/2013 9:21:09 PM PDT by X-spurt (Republic of Texas, Come and Take It!)
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To: LUV W
Shiner, Texas

That's gonna give Cali's economy a black eye.

30 posted on 05/01/2013 9:43:48 PM PDT by Veggie Todd (Hey, Idiot Kid - pull up your pants!!!!)
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To: LUV W; NYTexan; penelopesire; laurenmarlowe

Road trip down 77 again!

Shiner Tx is just off Halletsville and 77.


31 posted on 05/01/2013 9:53:15 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1, Half Baked 50¢)
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To: LUV W

Is that a Shiner in your holster or you just happy to see me?


32 posted on 05/01/2013 9:58:15 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: davetex
I am bummed Double Shot closed :(


33 posted on 05/01/2013 9:59:12 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1, Half Baked 50¢)
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To: smokingfrog

God Bless Him, Rick Perry is no wordsmith, but I like that guy.


34 posted on 05/01/2013 10:14:25 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1, Half Baked 50¢)
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To: LUV W

Now all they need is an ammo plant to go with it.


35 posted on 05/02/2013 12:09:58 AM PDT by Carry_Okie (An economy is not a zero-sum game, but politics usually is.)
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To: LUV W

Yep, welcome to Texas.

I hope they are going to be giving tours of the plant.

Shiner is turning into Disney World for adults: Beer, sausage and guns, what could be better.


36 posted on 05/02/2013 6:45:46 AM PDT by buffaloguy
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To: LUV W

“Are they being given a hard time there. I know they’d be welcomed with open arms here.”

This is rural downstate. We’re just fine with them. It’s that tumor on the northeast corner of the state that will drive them out.


37 posted on 05/02/2013 7:00:35 AM PDT by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: Carry_Okie

Now THAT sounds like a plan! LOL!


38 posted on 05/02/2013 7:12:42 AM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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To: mylife

I’m ready for that road trip. It was so fun the first time! :)


39 posted on 05/02/2013 7:16:35 AM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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To: LUV W

Thanks for the ping. There is another gun manufacture that was going to open in Austin. They decided on Pflugerville because the permitting process is too difficult in Austin.


40 posted on 05/02/2013 7:32:43 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (The Second Amendment is NOT about the right to hunt. It IS a right to shoot tyrants.)
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To: Arrowhead1952

Seems to me that our beloved governor, who I greatly respect, needs to check things in his own back yard, huh! I’m very glad to see all these new businesses come here. We must be doing something right.

However, they can leave the liberals back in California, etc. Right? :)


41 posted on 05/02/2013 7:39:00 AM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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To: mylife
Lol...I was just about to post that pic!! That place and lunch at Mr Taco made a trip to Gonzales worth the while :)
42 posted on 05/02/2013 8:03:22 AM PDT by Jane Long (I know it's only been four years, but I'm already SO sick of this socialism!)
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To: LUV W

I guess you haven’t been keeping up with the Rosemary Lehmberg saga. It is big news here, since it is the Travis county DA. She got 45 days in lockup, but will probably only serve 15, since she will get 3 for each day with good behavior.

She said there is no way she will step down, since Gov Perry would likely appoint a Republican. The Travis county has the power to investigate state office holders. The local dims are calling on her to resign. If she won’t Perry can assign that job to the State Atty General. Gov Perry is looking at all options.

Austin is building bike lanes and passed an ordinance that cars must stay three feet from bikes and trucks must stay six feet away. Austin PD made a video from a dashcam showing an officer crossing a double solid yellow line to give the bike room. Break a DPS law to obey a city ordinance is stupid.


(Video) Travis County DA sentenced to 45 days for DWI Newsroom
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3009853/posts


43 posted on 05/02/2013 8:04:55 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (The Second Amendment is NOT about the right to hunt. It IS a right to shoot tyrants.)
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To: Arrowhead1952

Yep...put a Dem in charge of ANYthing, and you get stupidity! That bike lane law is just nutty...no other way to put it! Geez!

I haven’t heard much about that, but I hope Gov. Perry exercises his right to remove and replace this stupid cow. She is selfishly holding on to her position...she has NO love for the people she represents or she would see that she is only doing harm while she’s being so stubborn and self-serving!


44 posted on 05/02/2013 8:15:29 AM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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To: LUV W

I’ll try to keep with other developments here. Austin has been wondering why they are losing businesses. They are that dense.


45 posted on 05/02/2013 8:43:49 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (The Second Amendment is NOT about the right to hunt. It IS a right to shoot tyrants.)
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To: Arrowhead1952

It’s funny how Austin is completely out of touch with the rest of the state! I’m glad Perry is more accessible.

I don’t know how those “tolerant and feel-gooder” libs live with themselves. LOL! They seem so miserable all the time!...and want everyone else to be, too. Well, I got news for them! We ignore and go on being REAL Texans! :)


46 posted on 05/02/2013 9:05:01 AM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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To: LUV W

Pflugerville is about to get a major economic boost. The world’s first precision-guided firearm manufacturer is moving to the city.

Tracking Point Inc. manufactures a high tech firearm that allows a person with a few minutes of training to become skilled marksman.

http://keyetv.com/news/features/top-stories/stories/gun-manufacturer-moves-headquarters-pflugerville-8230.shtml


47 posted on 05/02/2013 9:22:34 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (The Second Amendment is NOT about the right to hunt. It IS a right to shoot tyrants.)
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