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Want to Help OFCC (Hang Fliers)?

Postby MeanStreaker » Mon Dec 18, 2006 9:21 am

Hey everyone,

The great thing about an organization like ours is that we have members and supporters all over Ohio.

Do you think you can give us a hand? Below you will find a link to a flier. It would really help out the organization if you could download it, print it, and hang it up for us. The most effective places would be CHL trainers, gun shops, gun clubs, etc.

If you guys frequent places like I do, there's always a bulletin board and pro-firearm people willing to help out our cause.

Obviously, we'll want to be courteous and ask permission, thank them, etc.

If you wouldn't mind, post here where you've hung them up and some of the experiences you've had. I think it would be cool for everyone to read about them and also for all of us to travel through the state and see these hanging up!

Thanks for your help!

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Postby CincinnastyKid » Mon Dec 18, 2006 9:34 am

Great idea!! I'll get some in the hands of some folks down here in Cincy.

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Postby MeanStreaker » Mon Dec 18, 2006 9:52 am

Figured I should answer my own question:

I hung up four this weekend. Thanks to my new KelTec acquisition (see this thread), I got to hit up a few shops north of Vandalia.

First I went to Vandalia Range and Armory. It was my first time there and I have to tell you, it's beautiful! I'll definitely be going back. Had an excellent conversation about the cause and the shop was very receptive. I left one flier lighter and one PF-9 heavier.

I then went to Vandalia Tactical (no webpage I could find). They also were very nice and let me hang it up right away.

Next I went to Olde English Outfitters. 'Tis the season, as they were very busy. I felt bad taking up too much of someone's time, so the salesman said he'd ask if it was OK to hang it up. I left a flier and my card.

Yesterday we visited the in-laws in Cincinnati. I stopped into Target World on our way home. Thanks to mreising and the other great guys there, it rounded off my weekend well with another success.
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Postby BEAR! » Mon Dec 18, 2006 10:25 am

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Nice looking flier, have you put one up at the club yet?
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Postby MeanStreaker » Mon Dec 18, 2006 10:47 am

BEAR! wrote:MS;
Nice looking flier, have you put one up at the club yet?


Not yet, but I know I will sometime this week unless someone beats me to it. :)

BTW, I didn't make the flier by myself. There was excellent input and hard work put in by The Board, OFCC Coordinators, and CincinnastyKid helped a LOT with the layout!
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Re: Want to Help OFCC (Hang Fliers)?

Postby jabeatty » Mon Dec 18, 2006 12:03 pm

MeanStreaker wrote:Do you think you can give us a hand? Below you will find a link to a flier. It would really help out the organization if you could download it, print it, and hang it up for us. The most effective places would be CHL trainers, gun shops, gun clubs, etc.

I wonder if one of the directors could chime in here on the following thought: do you mind if we post these in "less-friendly" environments, or is the possibility of a negative reaction one to be avoided?

There are bulletin boards at most grocery stores, churches, etc... do we want to preach strictly to the choir, or is this something we could/should also post elsewhere?

I don't have a strong feeling either way, but I do know that I (unfortunately) get to Kroger more often than to the range. :(
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Re: Want to Help OFCC (Hang Fliers)?

Postby Cruiser » Mon Dec 18, 2006 12:40 pm

jabeatty wrote:
MeanStreaker wrote:Do you think you can give us a hand? Below you will find a link to a flier. It would really help out the organization if you could download it, print it, and hang it up for us. The most effective places would be CHL trainers, gun shops, gun clubs, etc.

I wonder if one of the directors could chime in here on the following thought: do you mind if we post these in "less-friendly" environments, or is the possibility of a negative reaction one to be avoided?

There are bulletin boards at most grocery stores, churches, etc... do we want to preach strictly to the choir, or is this something we could/should also post elsewhere?

I don't have a strong feeling either way, but I do know that I (unfortunately) get to Kroger more often than to the range. :(


I do beleive it is common practice to get someones permission. But that will not prevent some anti from removing it!
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Postby PAJOHNOHIO » Mon Dec 18, 2006 1:09 pm

Downloaded and will start hanging today!
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Postby screwman » Mon Dec 18, 2006 3:10 pm

Printed out 20. Gonna put 'em everywhere. If an anti takes 'em down at the grocery store, I'll hang another. I've got plenty of paper and ink.

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Re: Want to Help OFCC (Hang Fliers)?

Postby MeanStreaker » Mon Dec 18, 2006 3:18 pm

jabeatty wrote:do you mind if we post these in "less-friendly" environments, or is the possibility of a negative reaction one to be avoided?

There are bulletin boards at most grocery stores, churches, etc...


Good question, Jim. I don't see anything wrong with it. We certainly have nothing to hide from. Sure, an anti could take them down, but like yourself, many firearm owners don't make it to shops and ranges as often as they would like.

As mentioned before, we need to be courteous about it and try to keep OFCC in a good light. Therefore, we shouldn't tape one up vindictively next to a CPZ sign or something (as much as I may want to). :wink:

I plan on posting some in not-so-ordinary places. It'll give those that don't know much about the issue a chance to learn.
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Re: Want to Help OFCC (Hang Fliers)?

Postby CincinnastyKid » Mon Dec 18, 2006 3:50 pm

MeanStreaker wrote:
jabeatty wrote:do you mind if we post these in "less-friendly" environments, or is the possibility of a negative reaction one to be avoided?

There are bulletin boards at most grocery stores, churches, etc...


Good question, Jim. I don't see anything wrong with it. We certainly have nothing to hide from. Sure, an anti could take them down, but like yourself, many firearm owners don't make it to shops and ranges as often as they would like.

As mentioned before, we need to be courteous about it and try to keep OFCC in a good light. Therefore, we shouldn't tape one up vindictively next to a CPZ sign or something (as much as I may want to). :wink:

I plan on posting some in not-so-ordinary places. It'll give those that don't know much about the issue a chance to learn.


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Re: Want to Help OFCC (Hang Fliers)?

Postby Daniel » Mon Dec 18, 2006 6:01 pm

jabeatty wrote:I wonder if one of the directors could chime in here on the following thought: do you mind if we post these in "less-friendly" environments, or is the possibility of a negative reaction one to be avoided?


I say go ahead and put them anywhere it is legal to.
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Postby Dazed and Confused » Tue Dec 19, 2006 7:21 am

I am going to ask permission to hang a sign for all to see and also leave a stack of loose ones so anyone interested will be able to take the info home with them just as a reminder. :wink:
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Postby rink » Wed Dec 20, 2006 8:47 am

Could you email me a copy of the flyer? I'm at work and I am not allowed to open the file:

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Postby PAJOHNOHIO » Wed Dec 20, 2006 9:02 am

rink wrote:Could you email me a copy of the flyer? I'm at work and I am not allowed to open the file:

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I get that warning at work too from time to time.....totally irritates me!
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