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Old 19th October 2012, 03:23 PM
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Default Theoben UK closed.

Theoben UK has officially gone into administration.

I can't really see it being saved in any way as all rights I presume will be owned by Theoben USA.
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Old 19th October 2012, 05:04 PM
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Oh dear. That's sad news.

I think the Evo .22 that Brigitte won at Cambridge could well be the very last one made.

Did you manage to get your cocking shoe replaced in time?
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Old 19th October 2012, 05:40 PM
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All Theobens just became collectors items.

I was sitting outside the place this morning with the only employee left to find out what was happening.
He found out and left!
No new cocking shoe and no answer to the bent barrel they fitted to it in the first place.
That'll be why I run out of elevation adjustment on my scope.
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Old 26th October 2012, 12:25 AM
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Sad times ..One more great British gun company gone makes you wonder how much longer this country can keep going ?
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Old 29th October 2012, 06:05 PM
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Does ben taylor have nothing to do with it at all and surely spares will still be available somewhere?
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