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Post by DEVIL DOC » Fri Dec 23, 2011 4:47 pm

My heart goes out to you, I was truly saddened to hear what happened. Thank you for your contributions to the firearm industry. I hope you continue to innovate.

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Post by Bendersquint » Fri Dec 23, 2011 5:53 pm

DEVIL DOC wrote:My heart goes out to you, I was truly saddened to hear what happened. Thank you for your contributions to the firearm industry. I hope you continue to innovate.
+1

I just really hope he didn't sign a non-compete! That would suck to be out of commission for the duration.

He has done some pretty good things for the industry, sad to see it happen this way. Could have at least waited till after SHOT, bet it will be awkward in AAC and Remington booths now...

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Post by Wicked » Tue Dec 27, 2011 12:27 pm

Unfortunately, many could'a - should'a - would'a predicted this outcome. I see it regularly in my industry; a corporate sale occurs, the former owner stays on for any number of reasons, AND IT NEVER WORKS OUT.

Doesn't make it any less painful a pill to swallow. Sorry to see it all go down this way.

I'm betting the 'new' AAC will still turn out good products, and the 'old' Kevin is still a good guy with tons of new opportunities. Best of luck to both.
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Re: Kevin

Post by kalikraven » Tue Dec 27, 2011 12:31 pm

I agree with the above post. Kevin I hope you get back into the industy and do what you did best.
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Post by ajahman » Tue Dec 27, 2011 8:55 pm

I Know Kevin. He's Family.The guy is BRILLIANT!!Freedom group [email protected]&ed up by doing this to him. He was the brains (Steve Jobs anyone?) behind AAC and knows how to make a GREAT product and then market it.Kev will follow any NDA or NCC to the letter of the law …then come back and eat their lunch!Pure Hubris on the part of Freedom Group. Corporate egos know no bounds..and no shame. Corporate geeks LOVE yes men and will NOT tolerate those who “think outside the box” (a la 300 blackout). Its more important to corporate officers that you kiss their Ass than make them money.Ego,ego,ego. Hubris!

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Re: Kevin

Post by Bendersquint » Tue Dec 27, 2011 10:03 pm

ajahman wrote: those who “think outside the box” (a la 300 blackout)
300BLK was thinking outside the box? :roll:

Concept was done many years before he was in the business, he just tweaked it to make it his(actually Silvers did)mass marketed it and pushed for SAAMI recognition which are all GOOD THINGS, but nothing outside the box, now the BlackBox? That was outside the box and sadly hasn't seen production.......yet.

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Re: Kevin

Post by JohnInNH » Wed Dec 28, 2011 4:10 pm

Kevin... Thanks for the help and support over the years. I appreciated your being personally involved with us members in the forum.
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Re: Kevin

Post by Kevin/AAC » Fri Jan 13, 2012 10:07 pm

Thanks for the kind words.

Its not over...
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Re: Kevin

Post by TypeR632 » Fri Jan 13, 2012 10:12 pm

At least you still have your looks........
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Re: Kevin

Post by 66427vette » Fri Jan 13, 2012 10:43 pm

TypeR632 wrote:At least you still have your looks........
and a lambo.

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Re: Kevin

Post by David Hineline » Fri Jan 13, 2012 11:12 pm

Kevin/AAC wrote:Thanks for the kind words.

Its not over...

I first suggest you buy the home mortgages of all people with the last name Avilla.
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Re: Kevin

Post by koz » Sat Jan 14, 2012 12:18 pm

Steve Jobs was forced out at Apple once. When the company was on it's death bed, they brought him back... He retained god-like status from then on.

Best wishes and good luck Kevin.

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Re: Kevin

Post by este » Sat Jan 14, 2012 6:04 pm

66427vette wrote:
TypeR632 wrote:At least you still have your looks........
and a lambo.
Well that's certainly something! How bad can things be with a Lambo?

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Re: Kevin

Post by Smilodon » Tue Jan 17, 2012 1:53 pm

Best of luck Kevin, can't wait to see what you do next. :twisted:
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Re: Kevin

Post by KevinCa316 » Fri Jan 20, 2012 2:55 am

wow i feel so important :D


seriously though, whats goin on here?

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Re: Kevin

Post by STL/N.E.R.D.S. » Fri Jan 20, 2012 7:54 pm

All I can say is thanks you, Mike and Freddy always answered my questions and took care of any issues I had. Best of luck to you, what ever you do.
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Re: Kevin

Post by KevinCa316 » Sat Jan 21, 2012 12:27 am

David Hineline wrote:
Kevin/AAC wrote:Thanks for the kind words.

Its not over...

I first suggest you buy the home mortgages of all people with the last name Avilla.

what are those *** holes up to now...

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