Buy a pickup, get a shotgun at Hawley dealership

Published 9:05 am Friday, February 28, 2014

HAWLEY — A Ford dealership near Moorhead is hoping to entice customers with a unique give-a-way.

Buy a pickup. Get a shotgun.

Muscatell-Burns in Hawley is kicking off a two-week promotion that offers a shotgun for every new or 2013 pickup truck. Sales manager Jason Jalbert said most of the dealership’s employees hunt and fish and it’s usually a topic of conversation with customers.

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The dealership is working with a licensed gun dealer in Fargo, N.D., to complete the transactions. Anyone who wants a shotgun with his or her new truck must undergo the required background check.