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Crimson Trace Withdraws from Eastern Sports and Outdoor Show

Posted on 01/23/2013 1:16:21 PM PST by Cacique500

For Immediate Release:

Janurary 22, 2013

Crimson Trace Withdraws from Eastern Sports and Outdoor Show

(Wilsonville, OR) - Crimson Trace Corporation, the industry leader in laser sighting systems for personal defense, announces their withdrawl from the Eastern Sports and Outdoor Show February 2nd- 10th in Harrisburg, PA.

Despite five years of attendance to serve the over 200,000 consumers in the Harrisburg and surrounding areas for one of the largest outdoor shows in the country, Crimson Trace stands with their industry partners and the NRA, who have decided not to attend in reaction to the decision from Reed Exhibition on displaying modern sporting rifles.

“When firearm freedoms are being threatened, which they are today, we must act,” said Lane Tobiassen, President of Crimson Trace. “We will continue to support our industry partners, the NRA, and our customers in this critical time,” he added.

For more information about Crimson Trace Corporation and their industry leading, products, services and training messages, please visit www.crimsontrace.com or call 1-800-442-2406.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Military/Veterans; Outdoors; Sports
KEYWORDS: banglist; crimson; crimsontrace; easternsports; eastman; esos; gunshowpullout; harrisburggunshow; outdoor; trace

1 posted on 01/23/2013 1:16:28 PM PST by Cacique500
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To: Cacique500

The bottom is falling out on the Brittish Owned company, Reed that puts on these shows.


2 posted on 01/23/2013 1:22:27 PM PST by tennmountainman
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To: Cacique500

How many exhibitors have now declined?

How many attendees are now attend-nots?


3 posted on 01/23/2013 1:24:45 PM PST by Jemian
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To: Cacique500
Where is the tipping point in all of this? How many need to bail-out before the show crashes and burns?
4 posted on 01/23/2013 1:26:54 PM PST by JPG (Stay strong.)
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To: Jemian

ESOS BOYCOTT SUPPORTERS
http://mynortheastoutdoors.com/esos-boycott-supporters/

(Last Updated: 23 Jan 2013 @ 12:13pm)

Vendors Pulled Out (233)
Many Not Yet Found / Added
{that is 30 more than when I looked at it this morning}

2 Million Bullets
24/7 Hunting TV
Absaroke-Beartooth Outfitters
Alaska’s Ravencroft Lodge
Alaskan Outdoors TV
Ambush Firearms
American Whitetails of PA
Antler Insanity
Apex Tactical
Appalachian Big Game TV
Archery Tag
Arrowhead Outdoors
Artistic Visions Wildlife Studio
Athens Archery
Atlantic Tactical
Atsko, Inc. / Sno-Seal Inc.
Avian X Decoys
Backwoods Whitetails Outfitters
Bad Boy Inc.
Bad Dog Accessories
Banded Calls
Bangin Redhedz Turkey Gear
Bear Archery
Beavertail Products
Big Game Butter
Blitz TV
Body Guard 360
Bohning Archery
Boulder Basin Outfitters
Boondock Outdoors
Bow Hunter’s Den
Bow Life, LLC
Bramco / Golden Valley Enterprises
Briley Outfitters
Buck Bomb
Burt Coyote Lumenok
C&D Outfitters
Cabela’s
Camo Addiction
Campbell Cameras
CanCooker
Central Penn Sporting Clays & Game Preserve
Chaparral Hunting Adventures
Cochrane River Outfitters
Cody Turkey Calls
Cold Steel Knives
Combative Edge
Continental Divide Outfitters
Cross Canyon Arms
Cutting Edge Bullets
Darkwoods Blind
DCVR
Dead Ringer
Deer and Deer Hunting.com
Direct Action Tactical Firearms
Dirty Buck Soap and Scents
Dirty Dog Outdoors
Domari Nolo Defense Consulting
Dominance is Everything Hunting System
Dominator 365
Dokken Oakridge Kennels
Down N Dirty Outdoors
Drakes Migration Nation
Driven TV
Droptine Outfitters
DuckWater Boats
Dunn Knives
Eastern Chapter Wild Sheep Foundation
Eastern Outdoors
Easton Bow Hunting
Excalibur Crossbow US, Inc
Farmland Trophies Outfitting
Fear No Evil
Field Proven Calls
Firearms Industry Consulting Group
Firenock
Fish Outdoor Properties
Flatline Productions
Flyway Custom Sales
Foiles Migrators, Inc
Forbes Turkey Calls
FOXPRO High Performance Game Calls
Full Circle Outdoors
Furtakers TV
GhillieSuits.com
Ghost River Outfitters – Alberta
Goey Hunting Calls
Gone Wild Outdoors
Goodling Rifles
Grand-Safari.com – South Africa/Tanzania/Cameroon
Gut N Tag, LLC
Hart Rifles
H.S. Specialities
Heartland Whitetails
Herd Guard
Hevi-Shot
High Lonesome Outfitters
HookHunt
Hoyt Archery Inc
Honey Creek Outfitters
Hunter Safety Systems
Hunter Specialties w/ Rick White
Hunters and Guides Connection
Hunters Comfort, LLC
Hunter’s Specialties
Huntin’ Is Good! TV
IceHole Coolers
International Bowhunting Organization
Iron Kin Hunt Club
IScope
J & M Traditions
Katahdin’s Shadow Outfitters
Keystone Country Store
Keystone Elk Country Alliance
King of the Mountain Inc.
Kinsey’s Outdoors
Kodabow
Lac Suzie Outfitter
Lancaster Archery Supply
Lanco Tactical
Leupold & Stevens Inc.
Lone Oak Retreivers
Major League Bowhunter
Masterpiece Outdoors, Inc.
Men in Treestands Productions
Midwest Whitetail Adventures
Mindful of Nature LLC
Montana Mountain West Outfitters
Montana Whitetails
Mountain Dog Chews
Mountain Hollow Game Calls
Muddy Outdoors
Muskie Moose, LLC
NasHunt Outdoors
National Wild Turkey Federation
Nature Blinds, LLC
NasHunt Outdoors
National Rifle Association
Northern Hideaway Outfitters
Northern Outdoor Lodge
Northern Wilderness Outfitters
North Mountain Pepper Works
O.F. Mossberg & Sons, Inc.
Old Goat Outdoors
Open Season TV
Outdoor Channel Outfitters
Outdoor Edge Knives
Outdoor Specialist Group
Outdoorsnative.com
Ozonics Hunting
PA Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs
PA Taxidermist Association, Inc
Pat Strawser Custom Calls
Pennsylvania Trappers Assoc.
Perry’s No Peep Archery Sights
Pipeline Ridge Hunting Preserve
Predator Hunting Mounts
Primal Urge Outdoors
Primos Hunting Calls
Proc’s Huntin Buddy
PSE Archery
QDMA (PA Chapter)
Radical Hunter
Ranew’s Outdoor Equipment
Red Star Arms
Reflections Of The Wild
Revolution Hunting
Rhino Outdoors
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
Rougeaux Taxidermy
Rough Country Outfitters
Ruger Firearms
Rydon Corporation
S & W Outfitter
Savco LLC
Sean Mann Outdoors
SecureIt Tactical
Shootingthex.com
SK Knives
Skull Shine
Smith and Wesson
Southern Game Calls
Southwest Outdoors / Cherry Creek Lodge
Spook Span
SportEAR
Sportsmen of North America TV
Starkey Hollow Whitetails
State Line Bone Mine
Staudt’s Gun Shop
Stay Ready Inc
Stokerized Stabilizers
Strother Archery
Summit County Outfitters
Summit Treestands
Susquehanna River Waterfowlers Assoc
Table Mountain Outfitters
Team Overkill
Team Urban Nocks
Ten Point Crossbows
The Bear Whisperer
The Outdoor Loop
The Sportsman’s Shop
The Warmbag
ThermaCell
Thompson Center Arms
Timberline Outfitters
TNT Archery
Tough Country
Trijicon, Inc
Triple Mag TV
Trop Gun Shop
Turnbull Manufacturing
U Slide Bow Hunter
Ultimate Camo
Umax Outdoors
Upper Canyon Outfitters
Wallaston Lake Lodge
Tex Mex Outdoors
The Outdoors Channel
The Warmbag
Watson Air Lock
Watt’s Truck Center
Whitetail Adrenanline
Whitetail Bosses
Whitetail Freaks
Whitetail Heaven Outdoors
Whitewolfsurvivalsupply.com
Wilburn Outdoors / Millennium Tree Stands
Wildlife Studios Premiere Taxidermy
Wired Outdoors
Woodcock Limited of Pennsylvania
X-Stand Treestands
Zink Calls
Zook Cabins

Speaker / Celebrites Pulled Out (37)
Abner Druckenmiller – Furtakers TV
Angie & Scott Denny – THE LIFE at Table Mountain
Blaine Anthony, The Bear Whisperer
Bob Folkrod
Bob Mercier
Brad Farris – Primos
Buck Buckannon
Chris Brackett
Eddie Salter
Fred Eichler – Fulldraw Outfitters
Greg Zipadelli
Hal Shaffer
Jamie Gray
Jay Gregory
J Paul Jackson – Drakes Migration nation
Jim and Eva Shockey
Jimmy Primos – Primos
Josh Miller – SportDOG
Kevin Knighton
Kyle Wieter
Larry Weishuhn
Lee & Tiffany Lakosky “The Crush“
Marc Anthony – Speaker / Pro Hunter
Mark Night
Matt Morett
Max Row
Michael Lee
Mike Stroff – Savage Outdoors TV
Montana Whitetails
Nicole Jones
Pat Reeves
Ralph & Vicki Cianciarulo – Archers Choice
Sean Mann
Stan Potts
Bone Collector
Tom Dokken
Trent Cole
Woody Sullivan

Other Boycott Supporters (47)
Advantage Taxidermy Studio Inc
American Tactical Imports
Anything About Guns
Backwoods Life
Bloodline With Alex Ruthledge
Blue Rock Outfitters
Bowfreakz.com
Bowhunting.com
Bowhunter Planet
Bowhunting Addiction TV
Broken Arrow Wilderness
Bowhunters TV
Chasing Trophy Whitetails
Citizens for a Responsibly Armed Society
Crossbow Nation
Dave’s House of Hair, Harrisburg PA
Dead Dog Walkin’ TV
Driven TV
Drop Zone TV
Eddie Salter
Family Traditions TV
Gene & Barry Wensel
Haley Heath
Hank Parker
Hard Core Hunting TV
Horton Crossbows
Hunt Wicked Close TV
Idaho Center of Emergency Medical Training
Just Kill’n Time TV
Keystone Gun Sales
Mark & Beau Rodgers – Real Deal Outdoors
Mosquito Creek Outdoors, FL
NebraskaOutfitter.com
Needleman & Pisano
Off Grid Survival
OrgaPro Ltd.
Racing To Hunt TV
Roger Raglin
Shelly & Tara Seiler – Working for Whitetails TV
Stanley Scruggs Hunting Products
Team Bone Thugs
The Banded Nation TV
The Best Of The West TV
The Fowl Life TV
The Kronik Hunter and staff
The Pennsylvania Crossbow Federation
The Resistence TV
Wyvern Creations


6 posted on 01/23/2013 1:32:56 PM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: Jemian

How many exhibitors have now declined?”

...over 200 last I checked!


7 posted on 01/23/2013 1:34:18 PM PST by albie
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To: Jemian

How many exhibitors have now declined?”

...over 200 last I checked!


8 posted on 01/23/2013 1:34:33 PM PST by albie
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

1200 vendors @ $7000 minimum for a table = $8.4 million

250,000 visitors @ $14 per head = $3.5 million

The vendors have already paid their money and won’t get it back, but the visitors will stay away in droves. Next year, how many vendors will be dumb enough to fork out another $7000? This show is finished.


9 posted on 01/23/2013 1:34:40 PM PST by centurion316
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To: Cacique500

Do you have a link?

I don’t see any info at http://www.crimsontrace-laser.com/


10 posted on 01/23/2013 1:38:07 PM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: centurion316

I predict a US based company will be competing with this show next year.

All they will have this year are demcrats who fish and RV.


11 posted on 01/23/2013 1:40:13 PM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: centurion316

“The vendors have already paid their money and won’t get it back”


No offence but I’m not so sure about that. As we speak I would bet there are a few vendor lawyers looking at the terms of the vendor agreement. If you had products that you were going to show that were then forbidden, I would bet you would have a plain and simple contract violation.

Lets hope there is also a lotta refundin’ goin’ on!


12 posted on 01/23/2013 1:43:47 PM PST by freedomlover
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To: tennmountainman
I don't give a dang about guns.....really don't.....sadly the wrong people have guns and that's why our society is so unsafe....

but it rubs me the wrong way when the elite forces try to force legitimate items out or our reach....just like cigarettes....

sure....we'll condemn cigarettes but then vote in pot smoking, as if pot smoking doesn't damage your lungs....

down with false govt edicts!

13 posted on 01/23/2013 1:44:46 PM PST by cherry
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To: freedomlover

Good, but those lawyers are going to cost a bunch more than $7K.


14 posted on 01/23/2013 1:45:21 PM PST by centurion316
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To: longtermmemmory

The RV Geezers may show up, but they won’t spend any of their geezer money.


15 posted on 01/23/2013 1:45:34 PM PST by tennmountainman
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To: thackney

The company website is www.crimsontrace.com - the announcement was posted to the company facebook page and internally.


16 posted on 01/23/2013 1:46:07 PM PST by Cacique500
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To: Cacique500

Thanks, I searched www.crimsontrace.com as well. I wanted to send something to ESOS. I will at home where I can access FB.


17 posted on 01/23/2013 1:50:18 PM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: thackney
Not only should they boycott, they should put together their own show at the same time and in another town, then invite the “banned” sporter rifle venders as well.
18 posted on 01/23/2013 1:50:44 PM PST by nomad
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To: nomad

Please Also Remember – Going Live on Feb 2nd – The Start of The Eastern Sports and Outdoors Show – www.MyNortheastClassifieds.com will go live to the public. We will be providing any vendor who has pulled out of the show a FREE centrally located marketplace to sell their items, products, services, etc. Supporting members of the public will have the confidence that ONLY vendors and items listed in this market place will be by approved vendors.

http://mynortheastoutdoors.com/esos-boycott-supporters/


19 posted on 01/23/2013 1:52:18 PM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: thackney

Dang, have a heart! If I have to buy something from each of those guys I’ll go broke and have a house full of firearms and accessories...uh...not like now, I mean...never mind...


20 posted on 01/23/2013 1:53:22 PM PST by Billthedrill
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To: nomad

That is a great idea!


21 posted on 01/23/2013 1:54:43 PM PST by HammerT (The Obama Recession, you bone it you own it.)
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To: centurion316

I would bet that the big vendors had several adjoining slots. Six or so will add up.


22 posted on 01/23/2013 1:56:55 PM PST by freedomlover
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To: Cacique500

I hope 2A supporters will be picketing also


23 posted on 01/23/2013 2:00:37 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: HammerT

Refer to post #19, someone all ready did it.


24 posted on 01/23/2013 2:32:09 PM PST by nomad
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To: thackney

Mossberg is out.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2981160/posts


25 posted on 01/23/2013 2:42:56 PM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo (FR: Now, More Than Ever.)
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To: cherry
cherry said: "I don't give a dang about guns.....really don't..."

I used to have a similar attitude about abortion. My motto was, "I don't care how many of their own babies the liberals kill."

My chief concern was, and is, the growing infringement of the right to keep and bear arms, especially in the hell-hole of Kalifornia.

But the more I thought about the situation, the more I realized that the vast majority of people I was hearing from about gun rights were adamantly and vociferously pro-life. The two issues seemed to go together.

I realized finally that I DO CARE about the destruction of human life for the convenience of the parents. Seeing the little severed fingers, toes, and arms of previously living pre-born babies convinced me that there was something EVIL happening that needed to stop.

Gun control is another EVIL being perpetrated by liberals. Virtually none of the many thousands of gun laws has any measurable effect on gun crimes. This doesn't matter because the purpose of gun laws is to infringe the rights of gun owners and to reduce, and eventually eliminate, the right to keep and bear arms.

I think if you consider the EVIL that is involved then you will decide that you do "give a dang" about guns. Gun control is a very serious attempt to make YOU a slave to government.

26 posted on 01/23/2013 11:04:11 PM PST by William Tell
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