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Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by menotseeu, Mar 26, 2009.

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  1. menotseeu

    menotseeu Member

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    Actually, I have been under the weather (in bed) the last two days, so I haven't even checked here until tonight. Sorry.

    In reality though, I do NOT want to rush any permanent business name. If I've learned anything in life it's to not rush when it comes to decisions such as this. IMHO. To rush is to error.

    I do want to thank you all for the multitude of suggestions. I am overwhelmed at the sheer number. Thanks again to all.

    Also, thanks for the requests for work. I am humbled by the masses.

    When I decide on a name I will post here, so no one thinks I ripped off their name without recognition. I am a man with character. If I said I would make grips, or a stock for the selection, then that's what I will do. You ALL will be the first to know.

    Hopefully, tomorrow will be a better day then the last two.
    Thanks again.
    John
     
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  2. Brian Dale

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    I (we, I'm sure) hope that you'll be feeling better soon. We're delighted that you'd ask for our thoughts on a matter like this.

    Take your time, by all means. We'll be curious to know what you choose, when the time is right.
     
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  4. menotseeu

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    Thanks Brian.....

    Just a bit of an update. I have the company name narrowed down to 3. As of now I am still checking legal matters, website availability, website design, prices, blank sources, etc.

    There is much more to starting a company than one might think, but I feel it best to take the time now to get all things involved correct, so as to avoid problems, and consumption of time later.

    Once started, I want to be able to move forward without looking back.

    Thanks again for all the support names, and ideas you have given me.
    I'll be in touch.

    John
     
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  6. BamaBob

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    J. Swift Gun Wood
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    Good luck hope your health improves.

    Robert
     
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  8. menotseeu

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    This probably should be in a different thread but I needed to reply:
    JImbothefiveth Writes:
    Upon investigating AHSA I find a letter written by Ray Schoenke to
    United States Attorney General...Mr. Holder
    *** ???? Is this guy a wolf in sheep's clothing? Or am I missing something?:cuss:
     
  9. Brian Dale

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    He's a wolf in sheep's clothing.
     
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    I reckon I have a late entry or three

    Swift's Stock Shop

    Davenport Stock Restoration

    Big River Custom Stocks

    Big River Stock Restoration and Duplication

    Quad Cities Custom Stocks

    John Swift's Firearm Restoration

    Swift's Stocks and Grips
     
  11. Pack

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    I've read through these, and there are some real gems. The only thing I can contribute that wouldn't be a rehash of or different take on what's already here is the following:

    The OP said: "What exactly I'll be doing is, Replicating, Duplicating, and Reproducing Exiting stocks and grips. I also will be doing any special requests, i.e. unreplacable wooden legs from tables, furniture etc. The machine can handle anything up to 16" wide.
    I want a name that older fellas as myself will remember. Will stick in their head!"


    I take this to mean work on military surplus arms (you mentioned an SVT40), and thinking that your target market will be vets, military history buffs/reenactors, or milsurp rifle enthusiasts, I nominate:

    Operation Goodwood

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Goodwood
     
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    Take Stock in America
     
  13. 10-Ring

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    Grips 'n [email protected]^&

    IMO, sometimes you can get a little too cute w/ a name. I like simple & descriptive. You want the business to be easily identifiable and easy to remember.

    (Insert name here)'s griptorium
    Stockyard
    Taking Stock
    Gun Stocks n' Grips (GSG)
     
  14. abqhudson

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    swiftgunwood.com
    or
    gunwood.com

    How do I order a stock from you?
     
  15. Rellian

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    Molon Labe!
    :D

    (Or you could call it M.L. Grips & Stocks)
     
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    John's Custom Grip & Stock
    Custom Wood Grips & Stocks at Affordable Prices
     
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    Perpetual Wood

    Locks, Stocks, and Barrels minus the locks and barrels, Inc

    The Grip Bazaar

    Hoplo Cellulose Fabricators, Ltd.

    Grip King

    McGrippers
     
  18. Blakenzy

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    You should at least compose a top 10 list of the names you like the most and the corresponding authors... hope you are feeling better ;)
     
  19. menotseeu

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    I didn't scam you. Please forgive.

    I thought I owed everyone here an explanation as to where I have been since posting for names of a business.
    As you know my heart has been through some major problems. 2 heart surgery's and 2 leaks in the valves the docs put in.
    I don't want to make this a long story so let me just tell you I had what they call tachycardia. Its an arrhythmia of the heart problem there the heart begins to beat at an enormous rate.
    Thank god for the girl friend. Had I been alone I would be dead. I passed out twice and she called paramedics to resuscitate me. I had to be shocked 5 times, while awake. One of the times I DID pass out I was shocked and flat-lined for 40 secs. But by the grace of God, am I still here. While in the hospital they put in a pace maker/ defibrillator to help control the heart. If the beat raises to high I will be chocked again. If it get to low, the pace maker will regulate my beat.
    I spent some time in the hospital, came home, quit smoking, and proceeded to gain 35 lbs. I was on some killer drugs in the beginning. 18 different kind of pills a day, with much anxiety and fear of flash backs.
    That was all back in November and I am only now having any interest in being on computer and thinking more on this business I would still like to start eventually.
    Times have been very bad, but at least I am here to bitch about them.
    I just thought I owed all that replied with names etc. an explanation so you know this business thing was not some hoax
    I don't know if the business will ever get off the ground, but I DO know now that God has plans for me or I wouldn't be hear to write you. Even my cardiologist told me a should be dead.
    So much for my Harley riding. Doc told me to sell it because I would never be able to ride again.Wouldn't want the defibrillator going off and me crashing. I'm not counting my problems, but giving thanks for the silver lining in that dark cloud.
    I also want to thank everyone that sent me suggestions for names.
    Thanks for your time, and understanding.
    John Swift

    PS: I think some of you have missed my point. I am NOT requesting names. I have plenty to choose which I thank you for. I posted this ONLY to explain where Ive been since this post, let you know why I haven't pursued the starting of the business, and to thank you for the names you DID send.
    YES..This original post is over a year old.

    Please send no more names.
     
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  20. Jim Watson

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    I think it important to get your name on the letterhead, especially if you anticipate walk-in and/or repeat business. I don't say I am going shopping at The Great Guns Emporium, I say I am going down to Joe's place.
     
  21. spartanpride

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    Swift's Custom
    Swift's Custom Gun Wood
    Swift's Gun Wood
    Swift's Custom Reproduction Gun Stocks & Grips
    Swift's Stocks & Grips
    Swift's Custom Stocks & Grips
    Something along those lines perhaps? Anyway, I wish the best of luck to you and your business, Kenny
     
  22. Jumping Frog

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    I've started a number of businesses over the years, and have always found a way to work either the word "Paramount" or "Pinnacle" into the company name. I like the idea of saying the company is exceptional.

    With that in mind: Pinnacle Custom Grips.
     
  23. spartanpride

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    Oops sorry, didn't realize this thread was a year old. Oh well, I still wish the best of luck to you, and hope you get to feelin' better. :)
     
  24. wishin

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    Good luck.
     
  25. tom357mag

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    menotseeu,
    Heres to ya gettin back up and feeling better! God Bless
     
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