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Getting into the firearms industry

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  1. V-Tach

    V-Tach TGT Addict Forum Sponsor

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    The fact you don't job hop every 60-90 days helps a lot.....imho...
     


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  2. TxStetson

    TxStetson TGT Addict TGT Supporter Lifetime Member

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    Welcome to the forum, the state, and the country. I have no idea how you get into the gun industry, but if you figure it out, would you please come back and tell us?
     
  3. Byrd666

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    Might try a gun shop, pawn shop, or shooting range. Though the latter may require a R.S.O. certificate. That can be accomplished by taking an N.R.A. Range Safety Officer course. And you can always just go to those places and ask the folks behind the counter how they got their start. That might give you some more avenues to approach.
     
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  4. smittyb

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    Howdy.
    You could always just ask the gun shops you frequent if they are looking for any help.
    Which side of Australia are you from?
    I spent some time around Fremantle/Perth. Lots Of Tooheys.
     
  5. Fosty

    Fosty Active Member

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    Unfortunately I don't frequent gun shops yet because I haven't got my green card yet, and from what I've heard, that's what I need to purchase a firearm. I've been shooting my wife's guns.

    I'm from Adelaide, South Australia. Lots of Coopers.
     
  6. AustinN4

    AustinN4 TGT Addict

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    Magpul Industries is headquartered here in Austin.

    Had quite a bit of Coopers myself when visiting friends in Toorak who lived across the street from Coopers owners.
     
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  7. AustinN4

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    I even have a great Coopers Brewery blue & tan ball cap (several actually) that says on the back by the adjustment strap, "If you can read this message then I am face down in the gutter!"
     
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  8. Fosty

    Fosty Active Member

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    Haha, that's brilliant.
     
  9. Byrd666

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    How soon before you get your green card? Just curious.

    In the meantime, you might try looking through a few of the firearms manufacturers and accessories websites and see what they might have posted. And check out the NSSF website and look under the "Jobs" tab. That might also give you some ideas.
     
  10. ZX9RCAM

    ZX9RCAM Over the Rainbow bridge... TGT Supporter

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    Did you marry your wife in the states?
     


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