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2013-01-28 04:55:51 PM  

MaudlinMutantMollusk: Same thing happened in LA recently

/I think they were selling those things in surplus stores


Yeah, this is like the third one. Where are people getting all these missile launchers? Even if they're decommissioned, where are they coming from?

(Cuz I might like one)
 
2013-01-28 04:58:06 PM  
I get it.So I give them something that is legal and later they make it illegal to buy it ?
 
2013-01-28 04:59:11 PM  

Verzio: BronyMedic: Dimensio: While the owner may have been given far less compensation than the firearm was actually worth, is not the improved public safety resulting from the destruction of such a dangerous device not itself reward enough?

I'm not too sure of the crime statistics, but I'm pretty sure high-end, rare hunting shotguns aren't being used in many crimes in the United States.

Homicides by shotgun, 2010: 373
Homicides by hitting people with hands, fists, feet, 2010: 745


That's it, i'm calling for the banning of hands, feet and fists! If it saves just one child, don't we have a moral resposibility to do something?
 
2013-01-28 05:00:32 PM  

vodka: These single-use used tubes are all over the place. They aren't worth anything nor are they anything dangerous. You could build one with $10 of hardware from Home Depot. It's literally just a metal tube.


Bullets are harmless too. Just saying.
 
2013-01-28 05:00:49 PM  

ZeroPly: Lsherm: tallguywithglasseson: UberDave: Why in the world is there no .22lr anywhere?!

People are buying 50 round drum magazines of it to load into their AR-15's for home defense.

I think you need a conversion kit for that to work.

I don't think Feinstein understands enough about what she's trying to legislate to know what a conversion kit is.

My buddy owns a CheyTac 408 which he bought used for $3,500 or something crazy like that. He's endlessly amused that it's not on the "weapons Diane finds scary" list because it only takes a 5 round magazine.


Ouch. I have only found one here...$15K or so.
 
2013-01-28 05:02:06 PM  

Awesome T-Shirt: [images.ridemonkey.com image 500x417]

Ashamed I didn't see this.


I had to do it last time, so I feel ya.
 
2013-01-28 05:02:18 PM  

Noticeably F.A.T.: UberDave: You don't have to aim well

Bull honky. Even with a shotgun, you're only going to hit where you're aiming. If you're not aiming at your target, what do you think you're going to hit?

UberDave: Plus, it's going to wake the world and the round is less likely to fly into the neighbor's house and injure someone.

I wouldn't count on that.

I'm not trying to say that a shotgun isn't a good choice for personal defense, but the "you don't have to aim" and "It won't overpenetrate" arguments I keep seeing are pretty easily dis-proven bull.



No.  If I'm running high-brass squirrel shot through a full choke 20 gauge, I do *not* have to aim well....especially within the confines of a home.  Or do you actually think by "not aim well" I mean "point the gun 180 degrees away from your target"?  Of course you have to point at the damn target (or in the case of a shotgun, in the vicinity of the target).


And are you saying that a shotgun blast is *just as likely* (notice I said "less likely" in my statement) to fly into your neighbor's house and injure someone as a bullet?  Again, no.  A jacketed conical round flying at 2900+ feet a second is going to go right through the wall of your house, keep going and penetrate your neighbor's house if it is in the way.  A wad of round pellets flying at ~1300 feet a second isn't going to do the same by a long shot.

I don't know what you are thinking here.  Maybe you think I'm advocating a gun ban because "shotguns are just fine for defense."  Not at all.  If you want to mount a tripod and 50mm chain cannon on the other side of your front door, the more power to you.
 
2013-01-28 05:03:16 PM  
I'll have to check the local military supply stores for these spent tubes. If I can get one or five, I'll be more than happy to turn them in for a quick buck.

/Liberal
//Also a filthy capitalist


Gun buybacks are basically for civic pride and for the people who don't want them in their houses (grandpa died and his old shotgun is just sitting in the garage, etc). I'm fine with people doing what they want with their own property. Any reduction in crime (if any) is a secondary benefit.
 
2013-01-28 05:03:26 PM  
I watched the video... I saw what amounts to dozens and dozens of grandpa's 'ol break over shotgun.  Single shot relics owned by people unsure of how to get rid of them until the police do a buy back program.

Yep, they got a whole lot of non-functioning .22 rifles from the 1930s off the streets.  And everybody who showed up looked as if they were bona fide outlaws who could go on a shooting spree at any moment - really desperados.

I love the anecdotal story a defense attorney told me a while back (it may not be true, but it's funny) - The guy who he was representing was brought in and charged for shooting another guy at a party during a fight.  It took the cops a while to figure it all out and brought the guy in after a month.  They had a picture of him with the gun in question from a cell phone recovered at his residence.  Witnesses say it was the revolver used in the crime and the cops wanted to know where it was.  The client told his lawyer (behind closed doors) that he had turned in during a gun buy back program a couple of weeks after the shooting.  The lawyer told him to shut up and never say that again to anyone.  After conferring with a captain at the police department about what happens to the guns he confirmed that the police had in fact destroyed the best evidence against his client.  I don't know what happened from there, but that was pretty funny - if it is in fact true.  Seeing as how the guns are involved in an anonymous buy back program, it's likely they can't really run balistics on them and go after the sellers.
 
2013-01-28 05:05:15 PM  

edmo: vodka: These single-use used tubes are all over the place. They aren't worth anything nor are they anything dangerous. You could build one with $10 of hardware from Home Depot. It's literally just a metal tube.

Bullets are harmless too. Just saying.


That makes zero sense.
 
2013-01-28 05:06:41 PM  

Snarcoleptic_Hoosier: Gun buybacks are basically for civic pride and for the people who don't want them in their houses (grandpa died and his old shotgun is just sitting in the garage, etc). I'm fine with people doing what they want with their own property. Any reduction in crime (if any) is a secondary benefit.


How legal is it to set out there and actually appraise or offer to buy those guns from them before they reach the buyback. As long as it's not a Class III firearm, I'd be willing to part a few hundred dollars to suckersfine upstanding citizens for their rare gun.
 
2013-01-28 05:06:47 PM  

edmo: vodka: These single-use used tubes are all over the place. They aren't worth anything nor are they anything dangerous. You could build one with $10 of hardware from Home Depot. It's literally just a metal tube.

Bullets are harmless too. Just saying.


Except that -- as commonly sold -- ammunition contains smokeless powder: an explosive. An empty metal tube does not. It's *only* a metal tube -- no explodey-bits.
 
2013-01-28 05:07:01 PM  

UberDave: Noticeably F.A.T.: UberDave: You don't have to aim well

Bull honky. Even with a shotgun, you're only going to hit where you're aiming. If you're not aiming at your target, what do you think you're going to hit?

UberDave: Plus, it's going to wake the world and the round is less likely to fly into the neighbor's house and injure someone.

I wouldn't count on that.

I'm not trying to say that a shotgun isn't a good choice for personal defense, but the "you don't have to aim" and "It won't overpenetrate" arguments I keep seeing are pretty easily dis-proven bull.


No.  If I'm running high-brass squirrel shot through a full choke 20 gauge, I do *not* have to aim well....especially within the confines of a home.  Or do you actually think by "not aim well" I mean "point the gun 180 degrees away from your target"?  Of course you have to point at the damn target (or in the case of a shotgun, in the vicinity of the target).


And are you saying that a shotgun blast is *just as likely* (notice I said "less likely" in my statement) to fly into your neighbor's house and injure someone as a bullet?  Again, no.  A jacketed conical round flying at 2900+ feet a second is going to go right through the wall of your house, keep going and penetrate your neighbor's house if it is in the way.  A wad of round pellets flying at ~1300 feet a second isn't going to do the same by a long shot.

I don't know what you are thinking here.  Maybe you think I'm advocating a gun ban because "shotguns are just fine for defense."  Not at all.  If you want to mount a tripod and 50mm chain cannon on the other side of your front door, the more power to you.


FYI, any gauge shotgun with no choke will have even less penetration and a wider spread, needing even less aiming. Perfect for if you're in a "shiat, someone just broke in and it's 3:30am in the morning" moment. With no choke you only have an effective range of around 15m, and very little penetrating power through a wall.
 
2013-01-28 05:07:37 PM  

scubamage: FYI, any gauge shotgun with no choke will have even less penetration and a wider spread, needing even less aiming. Perfect for if you're in a "shiat, someone just broke in and it's 3:30am in the morning" moment. With no choke you only have an effective range of around 15m, and very little penetrating power through a wall


No choke, and rock salt rounds if you feel bad about killing someone. It won't kill them, but it'll make them wish they were dead.
 
2013-01-28 05:10:22 PM  

bim1154: I've been collecting non-working crap firearms over the past year. Waiting for the next buyback around here and I will have more than enough for something new after turning these in. Last year's net was $1100 bucks.


Makes me wish I had bought a few crates of Mosin-nagants and Norinco SKS rifles pre-hysteria. Shiat, you could get a crate of 20 mosins for $1,000
 
2013-01-28 05:11:36 PM  

BronyMedic: scubamage: FYI, any gauge shotgun with no choke will have even less penetration and a wider spread, needing even less aiming. Perfect for if you're in a "shiat, someone just broke in and it's 3:30am in the morning" moment. With no choke you only have an effective range of around 15m, and very little penetrating power through a wall

No choke, and rock salt rounds if you feel bad about killing someone. It won't kill them, but it'll make them wish they were dead.


Know how I know you grew up around farmers? :)
That's what most of the old PA Dutch farmers around us used to use to keep idiots on ATV's off their property. No interest in hurting anyone, just didn't want their livelihood torn up so some farkwit could get his jollies.
 
2013-01-28 05:13:31 PM  

BronyMedic: Snarcoleptic_Hoosier: Gun buybacks are basically for civic pride and for the people who don't want them in their houses (grandpa died and his old shotgun is just sitting in the garage, etc). I'm fine with people doing what they want with their own property. Any reduction in crime (if any) is a secondary benefit.

How legal is it to set out there and actually appraise or offer to buy those guns from them before they reach the buyback. As long as it's not a Class III firearm, I'd be willing to part a few hundred dollars to suckersfine upstanding citizens for their rare gun.


Depends on the actual laws of your locality, aside and above how pissed off the local constabulary gets at you legally making a fool of them. In NM, that sort of thing is still legal; this session they are trying to pass a state NICS-like check for any transfer, along with a $25 fee and retention of those records for five years.
 
2013-01-28 05:13:35 PM  

BronyMedic: Snarcoleptic_Hoosier: Gun buybacks are basically for civic pride and for the people who don't want them in their houses (grandpa died and his old shotgun is just sitting in the garage, etc). I'm fine with people doing what they want with their own property. Any reduction in crime (if any) is a secondary benefit.

How legal is it to set out there and actually appraise or offer to buy those guns from them before they reach the buyback. As long as it's not a Class III firearm, I'd be willing to part a few hundred dollars to suckersfine upstanding citizens for their rare gun.


I have an old POS Remington pump 12ga with a warped 36" barrel that I'll sell you for $3500....


/Don't ask me how the barrel got warped.
 
2013-01-28 05:17:18 PM  

Dave Lister: BronyMedic: Snarcoleptic_Hoosier: Gun buybacks are basically for civic pride and for the people who don't want them in their houses (grandpa died and his old shotgun is just sitting in the garage, etc). I'm fine with people doing what they want with their own property. Any reduction in crime (if any) is a secondary benefit.

How legal is it to set out there and actually appraise or offer to buy those guns from them before they reach the buyback. As long as it's not a Class III firearm, I'd be willing to part a few hundred dollars to suckersfine upstanding citizens for their rare gun.

Depends on the actual laws of your locality, aside and above how pissed off the local constabulary gets at you legally making a fool of them. In NM, that sort of thing is still legal; this session they are trying to pass a state NICS-like check for any transfer, along with a $25 fee and retention of those records for five years.


I know in PA, for a handgun to exchange hands, you have to have a quick check run by a firearm's shop. Still, if you see someone walking up with a nice antique cavalry pistol, you could probably offer to double what the police would pay and walk with them to a local gun store. Would piss off the PoPo sure, but that's a heck of a lot better than letting a work of art get destroyed.
 
2013-01-28 05:17:27 PM  

UberDave: tallguywithglasseson: UberDave: Why in the world is there no .22lr anywhere?!

People are buying 50 round drum magazines of it to load into their AR-15's for home defense.


Heh.  Because nothing says home defense like a box of cheap ass sub-sonic Remington squirrel plinkers!


Speak for yourself. It's dangerous out there:

i241.photobucket.com
 
2013-01-28 05:18:02 PM  

UberDave: BronyMedic: Snarcoleptic_Hoosier: Gun buybacks are basically for civic pride and for the people who don't want them in their houses (grandpa died and his old shotgun is just sitting in the garage, etc). I'm fine with people doing what they want with their own property. Any reduction in crime (if any) is a secondary benefit.

How legal is it to set out there and actually appraise or offer to buy those guns from them before they reach the buyback. As long as it's not a Class III firearm, I'd be willing to part a few hundred dollars to suckersfine upstanding citizens for their rare gun.

I have an old POS Remington pump 12ga with a warped 36" barrel that I'll sell you for $3500....


/Don't ask me how the barrel got warped.


So uhhhh, how did the barrel get warped? ;)
 
2013-01-28 05:18:23 PM  

vodka: These single-use used tubes are all over the place. They aren't worth anything nor are they anything dangerous. You could build one with $10 of hardware from Home Depot. It's literally just a metal tube.


These are probably not a launch tube, but a packaging container

If the stupid police would just read Fark,,,
 
2013-01-28 05:20:06 PM  
scubamage:

FYI, any gauge shotgun with no choke will have even less penetration and a wider spread, needing even less aiming. Perfect for if you're in a "shiat, someone just broke in and it's 3:30am in the morning" moment. With no choke you only have an effective range of around 15m, and very little penetrating power through a wall.

Yep.  Back when I had to arm my wife up, I was looking at a cheap hammerless .38 revolver.  I soon found out that our poor asses couldn't afford the investment (or the ammo for that matter) and my brain also kicked in and realized that no matter what ammo I bought, it would be dangerous in an apartment especially since my wife would be all over the place when firing.  I took her out to the woods with the 20ga and let her blast the hell out of a bunch of dead trees until she could load, cock (giggity), and fire.
 
2013-01-28 05:20:24 PM  
Waiting for printer costsbuy back.
PROFIT!
 
2013-01-28 05:21:12 PM  
The single-use device is a launch tube assembly for a Stinger portable surface-to-air missile and already had been used. As a controlled military item, it is not available to civilians through any surplus or disposal program offered by the government, according to Jamieson.

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn added that the private sales of the missile launch tube and other weapons illustrate the need for comprehensive background checks


That is weapons grade retarded. Gratz Seattle, your mayor is a potato.
 
2013-01-28 05:21:29 PM  
Farkin Fark.
printer costs to be less than buy back
 
2013-01-28 05:22:47 PM  

BronyMedic: scubamage: FYI, any gauge shotgun with no choke will have even less penetration and a wider spread, needing even less aiming. Perfect for if you're in a "shiat, someone just broke in and it's 3:30am in the morning" moment. With no choke you only have an effective range of around 15m, and very little penetrating power through a wall

No choke, and rock salt rounds if you feel bad about killing someone. It won't kill them, but it'll make them wish they were dead.


That apparently really, really depends on the distance.

Is there anyone who even sells rock salt shells or is it the kind of thing you have to make on your own?  I've never actually met anyone who has used them.
 
2013-01-28 05:23:28 PM  
BUt does it vibrate!!?!?!
 
2013-01-28 05:24:01 PM  

scubamage: Dave Lister: BronyMedic: Snarcoleptic_Hoosier: Gun buybacks are basically for civic pride and for the people who don't want them in their houses (grandpa died and his old shotgun is just sitting in the garage, etc). I'm fine with people doing what they want with their own property. Any reduction in crime (if any) is a secondary benefit.

How legal is it to set out there and actually appraise or offer to buy those guns from them before they reach the buyback. As long as it's not a Class III firearm, I'd be willing to part a few hundred dollars to suckersfine upstanding citizens for their rare gun.

Depends on the actual laws of your locality, aside and above how pissed off the local constabulary gets at you legally making a fool of them. In NM, that sort of thing is still legal; this session they are trying to pass a state NICS-like check for any transfer, along with a $25 fee and retention of those records for five years.

I know in PA, for a handgun to exchange hands, you have to have a quick check run by a firearm's shop. Still, if you see someone walking up with a nice antique cavalry pistol, you could probably offer to double what the police would pay and walk with them to a local gun store. Would piss off the PoPo sure, but that's a heck of a lot better than letting a work of art get destroyed.


Exactly. So, in those states with less freedom like PA, invite an FFL to come along and call in checks as necessary. Wins all around.
 
2013-01-28 05:26:07 PM  

Dave Lister: scubamage: Dave Lister: BronyMedic: Snarcoleptic_Hoosier: Gun buybacks are basically for civic pride and for the people who don't want them in their houses (grandpa died and his old shotgun is just sitting in the garage, etc). I'm fine with people doing what they want with their own property. Any reduction in crime (if any) is a secondary benefit.

How legal is it to set out there and actually appraise or offer to buy those guns from them before they reach the buyback. As long as it's not a Class III firearm, I'd be willing to part a few hundred dollars to suckersfine upstanding citizens for their rare gun.

Depends on the actual laws of your locality, aside and above how pissed off the local constabulary gets at you legally making a fool of them. In NM, that sort of thing is still legal; this session they are trying to pass a state NICS-like check for any transfer, along with a $25 fee and retention of those records for five years.

I know in PA, for a handgun to exchange hands, you have to have a quick check run by a firearm's shop. Still, if you see someone walking up with a nice antique cavalry pistol, you could probably offer to double what the police would pay and walk with them to a local gun store. Would piss off the PoPo sure, but that's a heck of a lot better than letting a work of art get destroyed.

Exactly. So, in those states with less freedom like PA, invite an FFL to come along and call in checks as necessary. Wins all around.


My friend, I think I see a fine business opportunity waiting for us!
 
2013-01-28 05:29:50 PM  

scubamage: UberDave: BronyMedic: Snarcoleptic_Hoosier: Gun buybacks are basically for civic pride and for the people who don't want them in their houses (grandpa died and his old shotgun is just sitting in the garage, etc). I'm fine with people doing what they want with their own property. Any reduction in crime (if any) is a secondary benefit.

How legal is it to set out there and actually appraise or offer to buy those guns from them before they reach the buyback. As long as it's not a Class III firearm, I'd be willing to part a few hundred dollars to suckersfine upstanding citizens for their rare gun.

I have an old POS Remington pump 12ga with a warped 36" barrel that I'll sell you for $3500....


/Don't ask me how the barrel got warped.

So uhhhh, how did the barrel get warped? ;)


:)

This isn't for "sensitive" ears so stop reading now if you don't like stories about hunting animals...


...It was one of my dad's old shotguns.  When I was a teenager, I used to take it out into the woods behind the house and thin out the really abundant squirrel horde.  If I shot one that fell but wasn't dead, I would beat it over the head with the end of the barrel.  And with a 36" barrel, that worked really well.
 
2013-01-28 05:34:44 PM  

UberDave: scubamage: UberDave: BronyMedic: Snarcoleptic_Hoosier: Gun buybacks are basically for civic pride and for the people who don't want them in their houses (grandpa died and his old shotgun is just sitting in the garage, etc). I'm fine with people doing what they want with their own property. Any reduction in crime (if any) is a secondary benefit.

How legal is it to set out there and actually appraise or offer to buy those guns from them before they reach the buyback. As long as it's not a Class III firearm, I'd be willing to part a few hundred dollars to suckersfine upstanding citizens for their rare gun.

I have an old POS Remington pump 12ga with a warped 36" barrel that I'll sell you for $3500....


/Don't ask me how the barrel got warped.

So uhhhh, how did the barrel get warped? ;)

:)

This isn't for "sensitive" ears so stop reading now if you don't like stories about hunting animals...


...It was one of my dad's old shotguns.  When I was a teenager, I used to take it out into the woods behind the house and thin out the really abundant squirrel horde.  If I shot one that fell but wasn't dead, I would beat it over the head with the end of the barrel.  And with a 36" barrel, that worked really well.


...using the BUTT of the shotgun never occurred to you, teenage Dave? You know, the solid wooden end that doesn't bend so much?
[rolls eyes]
Kids.
 
2013-01-28 05:37:11 PM  

UberDave: I don't know what you are thinking here.


Well, before I go any farther, let me ask you this: have you actually tested your setup, and if so what is your spread at the range you will be shooting, and how many layers of sheetrock did you penetrate? I've done my own tests, and they pretty much match the findings over at box-o-truth. I had very little spread at 10' (my margin of error is now measured at maaaaaybe 2", which while technically better than .45" still isn't 'kinda point at the bad guy and knock him down' territory), and I'll still easily go through one residential wall. Personally, I don't really see than as a whole hell of a lot better than a pistol. I still have to aim pretty well, and in most places in my apartment if I only have one wall between me and killing (or at least hurting) my neighbor.

Look, I'm not knocking your choice of weapon. All I'm saying is it just might not be exactly what you think it is.
 
2013-01-28 05:37:51 PM  

Verzio: BronyMedic: Dimensio: While the owner may have been given far less compensation than the firearm was actually worth, is not the improved public safety resulting from the destruction of such a dangerous device not itself reward enough?

I'm not too sure of the crime statistics, but I'm pretty sure high-end, rare hunting shotguns aren't being used in many crimes in the United States.

Homicides by shotgun, 2010: 373
Homicides by hitting people with hands, fists, feet, 2010: 745


The purpose is not an improvement of actual safety, but an improvement of the feeling of safety.
 
2013-01-28 05:43:05 PM  
dancingczars.files.wordpress.com
 
2013-01-28 05:43:37 PM  

justtray: How many children has obama killed?


With his own hands, or via his vast illuminati-funded network of covert babysassins?
 
2013-01-28 05:44:03 PM  
I have an old Navy Arms Country Boy muzzle loader that is rusted shut, sitting in the garage. I can't wait for the next gun buy back here. It is literally worthless, but I'll sell it to the cops for $100, then turn around and use that money to buy a good gun off someone else standing in line.
 
2013-01-28 05:44:16 PM  

kombat_unit: Gratz Seattle, your mayor is a potato.


He's a neck-bearded hippie potato in a cheap suit,
 
2013-01-28 05:44:23 PM  
"He added that the private sales of the missile launch tube and other weapons illustrate the need for comprehensive background checks as proposed by President Barack Obama, as well as other regulations at the state level."

Because there's nothing criminals like to obey more than rules and regulations.
 
2013-01-28 05:44:34 PM  

Noticeably F.A.T.: GanjSmokr: You'll need special teflon coated cop killer hollow point full metal jacket bullet casing shells loaded into a 30 round extended high capacity bullet clip magazine sheath holder that's clipped into a black military style automatic AK-47 assault semi-automatic glock M-16-60 rifle weapon with a barrel shroud. That'll get right through those bullet proof vests.

That was painful.


Agreed.
 
2013-01-28 05:45:15 PM  

ajgeek: Eh, the device was deployed. It's the gun equivalent of finding a used condom.


More like a tampon applicator.
 
2013-01-28 05:46:37 PM  

angry_scientist: Where else is a bolt action Sears shotgun to go?


That's it. I have an old Monkey Ward single shot 12GA where the action breaks open after each shot, as if you hit the release lever. So, I don't shoot it, don't really need it, and would never knowingly rip someone off on a defective item. Now I'm thinking it wouldn't get me all that much at a turn in, but maybe if I were to attend this type of turn-in and saw the barrel down in the parking lot first that might improve its "we gotta get this off the street" value.

/disclaimer, blah blah blah, whatever
 
2013-01-28 05:52:38 PM  
If I had a rocket launcher

protestmusic.net
 
2013-01-28 05:52:59 PM  

Lsherm: Mr. Coffee Nerves: With a real Russian-made Saiga AK-47 going for almost $2,000 thanks to the derp brigade stirring up "Look behind you! It's Obama with a ACLU-built, Soros-endorsed, Johnny-Depp-kissed gun magnet! Run! Run for your lives...to the gun store and stock up on these amazing bargains for a limited time only!" if these buyback programs really WERE getting AK after AK I think I'd set up a booth myself.

I went to Bass Pro this weekend because I wanted to pick up a Henry Golden Boy and there was a jackass at the counter screaming about not being able to get an XM-15 (I think) because they didn't have any in stock.  I don't think there's a gun store in the state of Virginia that has a semiautomatic rifle left, at least not ones that shoot NATO rounds.


Stopped by a store for some 12 gauge ammo and they were out of semi-autos and don't even ask about mags.  They did have an upper with grenade launcher, but the guys said they think the owner's not selling it.
 
2013-01-28 05:54:05 PM  
Was it on fark a couple weeks ago that the story was posted about an old woman bringing in a STG-44 to a gun buy back? The cops couldn't let her do it and directed her to a museum or collector - good to know there's a few cops out there with sense in their head.

FTFA:
"He added that the private sales of the missile launch tube and other weapons illustrate the need for comprehensive background checks as proposed by President Barack Obama, as well as other regulations at the state level."

Yes, decorative garbage from surplus stores illustrates the need for comprehensive background checks.
*eye rolling gif*
 
2013-01-28 05:54:25 PM  

UberDave: Mr. Coffee Nerves: With a real Russian-made Saiga AK-47 going for almost $2,000 thanks to the derp brigade stirring up "Look behind you! It's Obama with a ACLU-built, Soros-endorsed, Johnny-Depp-kissed gun magnet! Run! Run for your lives...to the gun store and stock up on these amazing bargains for a limited time only!"

Tell me about it.  Some sporting goods stores moved all of their 9mm, 45 ACP, .22, etc. ect. behind the damn counter.  And they are completely out of most of it.  Why in the world is there no .22lr anywhere?!

A buddy of mine from the service used to go out to the range (off-base) all the time when we served.  That was right when the weapons ban and magazine restrictions were implemented.  I don't remember it being anywhere near this crazy.


Too bad you're not in VA.  I have a case of it, I think.  Never had a .22 weapon, either.  Got it as part of a large ammo transfer because the guy who had it didn't want it.
 
2013-01-28 05:54:37 PM  
It's so funny. When I say every gun owner is a tobacco-dipping, toothless, uneducated hick revolutionary domestic terrorist, they act like it's an unfair stereotype and I'm some sort of "gun-grabber."

But a bunch of gun-toting sissypantses saying that all journalists are stupid and lazy - every last one of 'em? That's totally cool.
 
2013-01-28 05:56:12 PM  

Adolf Oliver Nipples: "street sweepers"


The only gun that is illegal to own in VA.  Apparently, even we can be victims to public panic and hype.  Sure, you can own a belt-fed machine gun, but not a street sweeper.
 
2013-01-28 05:57:26 PM  

justtray: It's Me Bender: I_Am_Weasel: If I had a missile launcher, I'd make somebody pay.

Eh, there's no way you could kill even 1% as many children as Obama has with his missiles.

How many children has obama killed?


That's one of those questions that is unlikely to find a reasonable and trustworthy answer in a public forum.
 
2013-01-28 05:57:30 PM  
The single-use device is a launch tube assembly for a Stinger portable surface-to-air missile and already had been used.

Anyone point that out yet?
It's not a missile launcher, it's literally a piece of garbage.
Whoever turned it in should have gotten nothing or arrested for fraud.
 
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