Gun polls: Cost, features


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Fisherman_48768
October 29, 2007, 11:04 PM
It occured to me while reading the poll results that a marketing rep for any gun manufactor should be paying attention to these polls. They definitely tell what the shooting public want and are willing to pay for it.

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WVMountainBoy
October 30, 2007, 06:06 AM
If a marketing rep read a poll his brain would inplode...I mean have you ever wondered why cars keep missing their markets and we get SD pistols with key holes in them? I know this is a gun forum, but marketing snaffos with cars are one of my peeves. It infuriates me that I can't get a stripped 5 speed half ton truck with a v8, 4x4, limited slip front and rear, and no electronics getting in the way. I don't like push button 4 wheel, I want a differential lever dangit. Chevy comes close, but they want that blasted on-star on everything. I'd probably look a lot harder at a new truck if I could get that build...
As for guns, you're right...if a marketing guru removed his cranium from his posterior and started hitting forums like this...they might hit one out of the park...with every other model.

obxned
October 30, 2007, 11:59 AM
Speaking of trucks - remember when the floor was covered with rubber instead of carpet?? Sure was a lot easier to get the mud, blood, and beer out of it with a simple splash of water.

strat81
October 30, 2007, 12:15 PM
They definitely tell what the shooting public want and are willing to pay for it.
They tell what gun ENTHUSIASTS want. Gun enthusiasts are not the majority of firearm owners.

I mean have you ever wondered why cars keep missing their markets
Hmmm, the Camry and Accord keep selling better and better every year. If you read a car forum, the members want to put V12 turbos in everything from Civics to Saturns to F-150s.

While enthusiast forums have some good information on them, they generally are not good indicators for what the public (as a whole) wants.

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