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Old 02-07-2018, 04:46 PM   #71 (permalink)
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For those looking to boycott, I saw "Field One" mentioned as an alternative... but Bob Long designed the GI Victus, right?
The Victus is a private label Insight. It represents a one-time contract between the two companies, but that's all.
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Old 02-09-2018, 08:27 AM   #72 (permalink)
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I think just making custom t-shirts that say "Boycott G.I." in big and bold letters with small print for the reason would work... then a list of owned/partnered companies on the back.

I'd buy this shirt just to have the list of companies to avoid, as I have no idea who owns what



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Old 02-18-2018, 01:11 AM   #73 (permalink)
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FWIW, I don't think the Gardners have any involvement in GI. My understanding is that it's Richmond Italia backed by an investment firm.

Amusingly, it would appear that the Gardners are now one of the 'little guys' still NOT under the GI umbrella.
Correct.

Both of these statements are correct. I had the privilege to sit and talk with a member of GOG/SP/DLX a few weeks back. Has been working for the company for 20 years in R&D. So the Gardners have nothing to do with GI.

GI / Richmond is backed by a very big investment firm. From what I understand the investment firm wants Richmond to buy even more paintball companies. They have made several attempts to buy Valken and Gino refused them all.

Thats my 2 cents worth.
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