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Posted: 12/25/2005 7:05:17 PM EDT
ok i was bored and thumbing through one of those in-flight magazines on southwest airlines and saw an ad from a company that makes lapel pins.

so i was thinking, since every ARFCOM hometown has their own t-shirts, what do you think about making a lapel pin for ARFCOM Texas?

it could be in the shape of the state, with an AR15 pictured inside with "ARFCOM" or "AR15.com" or something. i wouldnt want to infringe upon any trademarks or anything and piss anyone off.

but if it's feasable to make, i could order say 100 or 200, and either sell them online or at gun shows or whatever. i wouldn't make a whole lotta profit, maybe like $1 a pin or something, but i think that is fair for someone who'd want to take on the task of doing it. $100-200 profit for all the work and investment i think is fair. nobody is price gouging at $1 profit!

but tell me what you think. is it something you'd want? it would look tasteful and something you could wear on your lapel if you are in a suit, or something you could put on your boonie hat, backpack, bug-out bag, etc.

also its a discreet way to signal you are an ARFcommer to anyone else on the board who may not know what you look like. heck you could be at a business conference or at the range or whatever, and you recognize the pin, so you introduce yourself.

i think it's sometimes more appropriate to be subtle, especially when your day job doesn't approve of you wearing shirts depicting EBR's, or maybe they require a certain dress (collared shirts, suits, shirts & ties, etc).

or....if you can't wear the same ARFCOM shirt every day of the week you can at least sport the pin on a clean shirt!!

let me know what you guys think.
Link Posted: 12/25/2005 8:20:54 PM EDT
I'd buy one and add it to my collection of 500+ lapel pins.
Link Posted: 12/26/2005 3:57:51 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/26/2005 4:19:04 AM EDT by mikejohnson]
Sounds like a good idea, but I don't wear pins.

I used to wear an AR15.com watch.
Link Posted: 12/26/2005 4:21:08 AM EDT
i'd get a couple
Link Posted: 12/26/2005 7:47:29 AM EDT
I'd get a couple!
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 1:52:55 PM EDT
me too
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 2:19:11 PM EDT
tagged
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 3:46:08 PM EDT
I'll take a couple.
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 9:14:21 PM EDT
Count me in
Link Posted: 12/28/2005 4:47:14 AM EDT
I'm in!
Link Posted: 12/30/2005 10:56:43 PM EDT
are lapels those collar thingies on suit coats?

Link Posted: 12/31/2005 3:24:39 PM EDT
I'd be up for one ! We do we order ?

Northbilly
Link Posted: 1/1/2006 5:57:35 AM EDT

Originally Posted By tugboat:
are lapels those collar thingies on suit coats?




Naw, lapels are the part of yer cap with the picture on it. I'd get a couple!

Link Posted: 1/1/2006 8:23:06 AM EDT


The idea of hometown pins is good.

You need approval from site owners to put the words AR15.COM or ARFCOM on a pin, patch, sticker, coin, or any other item for distribution.

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