I need a name for a rifle action company. Help me and win.

operator45

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Guys we are getting ready to tool up to make Remington style short actions of the highest quality and i need a kick ass marketable name. So here is the deal you help me come up with a good name and the first production receiver is yours free with serial #000000 or what ever you'd like it to be. We will be focusing on a short action at first with rifle to come after we are making an action. Our business plan is to make them for other rifle builders to fill the void of a great company that has been only concentrating on complete rifle builds and no longer sells just there actions.

What we will do is take the best 15 names of my choosing and then the Snipershide can do a poll for for the top 3 names. If one name stands out above the others significantly that will be the winner. If it is a tight race I will pick the winner from the top three. I will have prizes for the top 15 names and very significant prizes for the final 3. The winner will get the first production receiver made along with an invite to come spend a day or two at our shop Shooting machine guns and having a good time at our expense.

The actions will not be made by American Reaper Arms but will be made by another company that i am starting. So no association with American Reaper Arms is preferred. As American Reaper Arms will become retail only.

One aspect I will be judging on is that the name can be related to the different models of rifles we will make at some point. I am very patriotic as well. I will also be doing a thread on must have features of nameless Action.

Thanks Scott
 
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This is an awesome idea, Scott.

*Republic Ordnance Factory
*Delta Precision Arms
*Alpha Ordnance
*Confederate Ordnance Factory


Colonial
Revere
Continental
Custer
Confederate
Amerigo
Shipley


Cascabel
Cabrakan
Coyopa
Yaluk
Molimo

Since you stated you considered Shadow Precision Arms:
Erebos
Orfeo
Kamenwati
Semira
Maori
 
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One aspect I will be judging on is that the name can be related to the different models of rifles we will make at some point.

For example Surgeon (action) Scalpel (rifle model)? Is that what you mean by the name being related to rifles you'll make?
 

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How about the Outdoorsman Arms.

Rifle names could be
Tactical outdoorsman
Hunter outdoorsman
Extreme outdoorsman
Survivalist oudoorsman
Everyday outdoorsman
 
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This is good guys keep them coming. Also don't PM me just post ideas here so you can be visible in the running. Thanks
 

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I kinda like Hammer Arms.

Hit the nail on the head with the new Hammer rifle action.

The you cold have new like,
Claw Hammer
Sledge Hammer (future long action 338 Lapua or 338 Edge you know slEDGE)
Rip Hammer
Thor's hammer (hahaha)
Buck hammer
Varmint hammer.
 
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Active Duty U.S.A.
Innovative Action
PFC Primary Force Company
U.S.A. Ultimate Specialized Actions



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Company name: "Spectre Gunworks" or "Bear Arms" (with a bear logo hehe, play on words...sort of patriotic too. pro 2A).
Firearm names: "Wraith" or "Kodiak"

Figured I'd throw in my tid-bit of creativity :D
 

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found·er 2 (foundr)
n.
One who establishes something or formulates the basis for something: the founder of a university; the founders of a new nation.

Founders Action...
ie an action so good, it establishes THE standard or basis by which all others must be compared.
Obvious patriotic relevance.
You could name the rifles after some of the more patriotic founders of our great nation..
Founders Franklin, for example
 

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"Arbiter Actions"

Arbiter is defined in two ways: 1.) person with power to decide a dispute : judge 2.) a person or agency whose judgment or opinion is considered authoritative and final.

So it will be simply the final authoritative action out there, the Arbiter Action.
 

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Name of company - Shogun Actions, Shogun Works or Shogun Action Works

Names of actions:

The Samurai
The Katana
The Spear
The Sai
etc...

The logo can be something like this or any other Shogun mask

Since you mentioned you're very patriotic then maybe

Name of company

U.S Steel Action Works or United Steel Action Works or United Steel Actions (Notice the first letter of the first three words are U.S.A)

Name of actions:

Destroyer
Abrams
Apache
Tomahawk
Battle (I thought Battleship was too long)
Devil Dog
Ranger
Delta
Punisher (in memory of Chris Kyle)
Blackbird

aaannd the list goes on because were the baddest country on the planet
 

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"The Padlock Action" makes it sound sturdy as well as "locking up" tight.
Also you could build off of the lock/key theme....Different locks for different actions, and different keys for different rifles.
 
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    My suggestion is to name it "Badass Rifles". Then every time someone says it's a Badass rifle, you're getting free publicity.
     

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    The Lakota, a Nebraska original.

    Lakota -

    Spearhead
    Arrowhead
    Longbow...etc

    Crazy Horse
    Black hawk
    Kicking Bear
    Warrior Model
    Sitting Bull
    Spotted Tail
    Hunter Model
    Dogmen
    Plainsmen

    Lots of options with this one. Warrior Culture, kings of the plains Indians, American Originals.
     
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    Off the top of my head: Paragon Arms.

    Models like: Epitome, Exemplar, Ideal.

    Along the same lines: Benchmark Arms or Benchmark Precision Arms.


    But I think the best names have a story behind them. Background of the company, owners' names, etc. would be helpful in coming up with something.
     
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    Bear Actions

    Teddy bear = rimfire (or extra short centerfire)
    Black bear = short action
    Grizzly bear = long action
    Brown bear = magnum action (or Polar bear)
    Kodiak bear = 50 BMG action
    Cave bear = ???

    Right to bear (arms) = many opportunities for your marketing slogans and print ads

    Panda bear = oops, can't use that one :) Doesn't matter, pandas aren't real bears anyway.

    Edit, didn't see Quickdrawn's use of bear above me.
     
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    Bald Eagle Precision "No predator is as accurate as a Bald Eagle"

    Actions:
    Wingspan
    Talon
    Vision
    Raptor
     

    Andy27AL

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    I need a name for a rifle action company. Help me and win.

    Patriot Precision
    Forged Precision
     
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    bkoll

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    Precision Fire Arms

    Down the road a suppressor ready rifle could be Suppressing Fire Rifle
    And I'm sure down the road you could think of names from when you were in the military like the alpha or the bravo
     

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    Bear Actions

    Teddy bear = rimfire (or extra short centerfire)
    Black bear = short action
    Grizzly bear = long action
    Brown bear = magnum action (or Polar bear)
    Kodiak bear = 50 BMG action
    Cave bear = ???

    Right to bear (arms) = many opportunities for your marketing slogans and print ads

    Panda bear = oops, can't use that one :) Doesn't matter, pandas aren't real bears anyway.

    Edit, didn't see Quickdrawn's use of bear above me.

    Plus you could have a "Build-a-Bear" section on your website to design rifles. ;)
     

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    Sphincter Gunworks.....So accurate it'll make your butt pucker.


    Just a little humor guys.
     
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    The Lakota, a Nebraska original.

    Lakota -

    Spearhead
    Arrowhead
    Longbow...etc

    Crazy Horse
    Black hawk
    Kicking Bear
    Warrior Model
    Sitting Bull
    Spotted Tail
    Hunter Model
    Dogmen
    Plainsmen

    Lots of options with this one. Warrior Culture, kings of the plains Indians, American Originals.

    I like this one a lot. However it may be a good idea to give us a little of your personal background that means a lot to you to make it more meaningful to you.

    or

    Precision Ordinance Works......Perfection IN Gunsmithing (POW....PING) and then name the actions very simple #1, #2, #3 ect
     
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    Crucible Arms.

    The Scout.
    The Ranger.
    The paratrooper.
    The Pathfinder.
    The Recon.
    The Patriot.
     

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    I like the Lakota idea, quite a bit.

    My spin would be the company name Lakota Rifle Works.

    Hunter
    Warrior
    Tomahawk
    Chief (magnum action?)
     
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    TDI......Tack Driver Industries
     
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    Action names or action size: Granite-for 308 case head, Boulder-for magnum size rounds, Agate-state stone of Nebraska-for 223 size rounds. Alternate for magnum actions could be Mammoth-the state fossil of Nebraska.
    Grades: Flint, Quartz, Onyx, Obsidian.
     
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    Battle Axe Arms
    Warrior Arms
    Conquest Arms
    Ancient Arms


    The Hoplite
    The Centurion
    The Spartan
    The Mongol
    The Viking
    The Crusader (probably have an issue with this one because of GAP's action)
     
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    Medieval Customs (forged by fire or under fire, gunsmith/blacksmith)

    Medieval Actions

    Some rifle packages/models

    Mace

    War Hammer

    Long Sword

    Pike (for collecting heads/hunting)

    Battle Axe

    Lance


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    War Hammers:


    A war hammer is a late medieval weapon of war intended for close combat action, the design of which resembles the hammer.


    The war hammer consists of a handle and a head. The handle may be of different lengths, the longest being roughly equivalent to the halberd, and the shortest about the same as a mace. Long war hammers were pole weapons (polearms) meant for use against riders, whereas short ones were used in closer quarters and from horseback. Later war hammers often had a spike on one side of the head, thus making it a more versatile weapon.


    War hammers were developed as a consequence of the ever more prevalent surface-hardened steel surfacing of wrought iron armours of the late medieval battlefields during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. The surface of the armour was now as hard as the edge of a blade, so a blade tended to ricochet. Swords, or the blade of a battleaxe, were likely only to give a glancing blow, losing much of the impact, especially on the high curvature of the helmet. The war hammer could deliver the full force to the target.


    War hammers, especially when mounted on a pole, could damage without penetrating the armour. In particular, they transmitted the impact through even the thickest helmet and caused concussions. A blade or spike tended to be used against other parts of the body where the armour was thinner, and penetration was easier, than through the helmet. The spike end could be used for grappling the target's armour, reins, or shield, or could be turned in the direction of the blow to pierce even heavy armour. Against mounted opponents, the weapon could also be directed at the legs of the horse, toppling the armoured foe to the ground where he could be more easily attacked.

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    Long Sword

    The longsword, with its longer grip and blade, appears to have become popular during the 14th century and remained in common use, as shown through period art and tale, from 1250 to 1550. The longsword was a powerful and versatile weapon. For close personal infantry combat, however, the longsword was prized for its versatility and killing capability.





    MORE NAMES (will edit and add descriptions of some when I have time)

    Bladed Hand Weapons


    Swords
    Arming Swords
    Broad Swords
    Falchions
    Long Sword
    Daggers & Knives
    Anelaces
    Stilettos
    Poingnards
    Rondels



    Blunt Hand Weapons


    Clubs and Maces
    Morningstars
    Holy Water Sprinklers
    Flails
    War Hammers
    Horsemen's Picks



    Polearms


    Quarterstaves
    Spears
    Winged Spears
    Lances
    Pikes
    Halberds
    Axes
    Sparths
    Bardiches
    Pollaxes
    Mauls




    Ranged Weapons.

    Javelins
    Hand Cannons
    Artillery: Pierriers - Sone throwers
    Onagers and Mangonels
    Ballistas
    Artillery Cannons :
    Bombards
    Other Siege Weapons
    Siege Towers (Belfries, Belfrois)
    Battering Rams
     
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