ANDREWS, TX – Back in the day, banks and savings and loans would give away toasters and other gifts to get new customers. Now, the Benny Boyd Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram dealership in Andrews, Texas, is taking the free-gift idea to a whole ‘nuther level.
A new car will get you spankin’ new gun, pardner.
That’s right. Buy a new car and you could also be a proud owner of a Smith & Wesson 9 mm handgun, an AR-15 assault rifle, or an American Ruger 243 deer rifle.
But it’s not as easy as it sounds. The dealership isn’t handing out weapons. It’s giving a $500 gift certificate to a local farm and ranch supply store, which requires the usual paperwork.
As you might expect, giving away guns is not all about selling cars, as General Manager Strate Colbath explained. “Just a lot of things going on right now around West Texas and a lot of things going on around the US. We thought this promotion would pretty much set us apart and celebrate our 2nd Amendment right."
It seems to be working. The dealership is having a bang-up sales month that’s hotter than a two-dollar pistol.