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Sun Dec 23, 2012, 01:19 PM

And another thing - we should ban the ownership of ALL automatic weapons

If you want to play Army - join the Army.

There is no reason why civilians should own automatic weapons.

yup

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Reply And another thing - we should ban the ownership of ALL automatic weapons (Original post)
jpak Dec 2012 OP
Lizzie Poppet Dec 2012 #1
gejohnston Dec 2012 #2
Travis_0004 Dec 2012 #3
Thinkingabout Dec 2012 #4
jody Dec 2012 #5
Thinkingabout Dec 2012 #10
Glaug-Eldare Dec 2012 #11
jody Dec 2012 #12
ileus Dec 2012 #17
Lizzie Poppet Dec 2012 #6
discntnt_irny_srcsm Dec 2012 #9
Thinkingabout Dec 2012 #13
jody Dec 2012 #14
Thinkingabout Dec 2012 #15
jody Dec 2012 #16
Thinkingabout Dec 2012 #19
jody Dec 2012 #20
Thinkingabout Dec 2012 #21
Glaug-Eldare Dec 2012 #22
Ashgrey77 Dec 2012 #24
Recursion Dec 2012 #7
Travis_0004 Dec 2012 #8
ileus Dec 2012 #18
Puha Ekapi Dec 2012 #23

Response to jpak (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 01:29 PM

1. Because I really don't need a post hidden, let me just say...

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 01:31 PM

2. the last crime committed with a legal machine gun in the US

was committed by a cop with a MAC-10 registered to the police department.
BTW, do you know why NFA is a registration/high tax scheme instead of a ban? FDR's AG and other supporters feared that a ban would be struck down.

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 01:46 PM

3. Automatic weapons are so expensive that almost nobody has them

Yeah, there are a few in civilian hands, but they are very expensive, and getting more and more expensive every year.

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Response to Travis_0004 (Reply #3)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 01:54 PM

4. Tell me this again after I explain how a guy of very modest means has three assault weapons.

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Response to Thinkingabout (Reply #4)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 01:59 PM

5. You really should learn the difference between "assault weapons" and "automatic weapons". nt

 

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Response to jody (Reply #5)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 07:56 PM

10. Do you know what kind of guns he has?

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Response to Thinkingabout (Reply #10)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 07:58 PM

11. Do you?

People of "modest means" generally cannot afford three separate firearms which usually price in the five digits, not counting the tax stamp or background checks. The ammunition is another extreme expense, if you actually use it.

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Response to Thinkingabout (Reply #10)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 08:00 PM

12. Don't need to, Thinkingabout in # 4 made the mistake. Ask that author, wait that's you. Do you know

 

what you are talking about?

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Response to Thinkingabout (Reply #10)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 08:58 PM

17. So what kind of firearm are they?

I know a guy of modest means that has 3 or 4 full autos, just so happens he's a dealer.

I also know two docs that have full autos...most people with full auto's are pretty reliable people emotionally and mental wise.

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Response to Thinkingabout (Reply #4)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 02:00 PM

6. Are you sure?

"Assault weapons" (a media generated, made-up term) has come to refer to semi-automatic weapons that resemble military-issue selective-fire (automatic) weapons. Does your friend actually have three fully-automatic weapons? If so, does he have them legally? The process for acquiring legal fully-automatic firearms is indeed expensive and very time-consuming.

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Response to Lizzie Poppet (Reply #6)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 03:12 PM

9. There are many...

...unstudied folks who may conclude that there's not much difference between a Glock 19 and an 18C but they'd be just as wrong.

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Response to Lizzie Poppet (Reply #6)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 08:08 PM

13. Yes he has three assault weapons, by definition semi-automatic and I do not know if they are legal.

A person in Arizona on food stamps was purchasing several weapons and selling them to the Mexican drug cartel, didn't make enough money to prevent him from getting food stamps but he bought the guns.

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Response to Thinkingabout (Reply #13)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 08:11 PM

14. All "semi-automatic" firearms are not assault weapons. Do you know the difference? nt

 

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Response to jody (Reply #14)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 08:37 PM

15. Did you look up the definition of assault weapons? i am not splitting hairs here.

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Response to Thinkingabout (Reply #15)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 08:49 PM

16. I've forgotten more about AW than you'll ever know. Your fatal error was confusing AW with automatic

 

firearms.

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Response to jody (Reply #16)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 09:06 PM

19. I think you are confusing me with sone else, I said he had assault weapons.

I did not state semi-automatic or automatic. The definition is not written by myself and it has nothing to do with how much or how little you know or have forgotten about weapons. They are assault weapons three of them, l do not know if they are legal or not, I do not have one and would never purchase one. I personally do not see the need of that type of weapon, I hint but have every intention in consuming game and not blowing it to bits.

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Response to Thinkingabout (Reply #19)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 09:11 PM

20. I was referring to the author of #4. If that's not you, then mea culpa. nt

 

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Response to jody (Reply #20)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 09:24 PM

21. I guess that would be me same name.

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Response to Thinkingabout (Reply #21)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 09:37 PM

22. I think there's some confusion here.

You mentioned assault weapons in a thread about full-autos, so I thought you had mixed the two up.

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Response to Thinkingabout (Reply #19)

Mon Dec 24, 2012, 03:15 AM

24. Most states don't allow you to hunt big game with .223

They say it's not powerful enough to reliably kill anything bigger than a deer or a deer itself. But you're a hunter right? So you probably already knew that. Blow it to bits, with a caliber they deem underpowered for said game, hilarious. But like I said, you probably already knew all this. Gotta get those EBR's banned, they so scary.

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Response to Thinkingabout (Reply #4)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 02:48 PM

7. I thought you said "automatic weapons"

No assault weapon can be an automatic weapon.

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Response to Thinkingabout (Reply #4)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 03:06 PM

8. I'm assuming his are semi-automatic. Big difference.

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 09:02 PM

18. Other than to make you feel better why ban class III firearms?

Being emotional isn't a good enough reason.

What about DD's?

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 09:39 PM

23. interesting....

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