Weaver Scope Mounts division purchased by Omark.
It is certainly ironic that, after celebrating their golden anniversary of serving the American sportsman, the W.R. Weaver Company of El Paso El Paso (ĕl pă`sō), city (1990 pop. 515,342), seat of El Paso co., extreme W Tex., on the Rio Grande opposite Juárez, Mex.; inc. 1873. , Texas, should have gone out of business on January 10, 1984, in what would have been their 51st year of operation.
Weaver had not only been a leading supplier of telescopic tel·e·scop·ic
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Naturally, the word that Weaver was no longer manufacturing thee rings and bases sent a ripple of apprehansion through the shooting fraternity world. What would have do without Weaver?
Enter Omark, The Good Ol' Boys, whose products span the range from RCBS RCBS Rathfarnham Concert Band Society (Ireland)
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As of March 30, 1984, Omark has taken over the manufacture, sale and now stands behind the guarantees of Weaver scope bases and rings. Shipping of product has already begun and all manufacturing equipment has been taken over by the Outers plant in Onalaska, Wisconsin Onalaska is a city in La Crosse County, It is part of the La Crosse, Wisconsin Metropolitan Statistical Area. Wisconsin, United States. The population was 16,186 at the 2006 census. The city borders three unincorporated rural towns including: Onalaska, Medary, and Hamilton. .
Regrettably, at this time the fate of Weaver scopes is in doubt. Omark's commitment is to the ring and scope base operation alone, and they have not, and do not, intend to take over the production of telescopic sights bearing the Weaver marque.
So, American shooters can at least heave a sigh of relief; the eminently practical Weaver rings and bases will still be available along with full service and warranty. Plus Omark states that they will be fully committed (Law) committed to prison for trial, in distinction from being detained for examination.
See also: Fully to research and development programs that may well expand this already overwhelmingly popular product. For further information, you can contact Omark Industries, Dept GA, Box 856, Lewiston, ID 83501.