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Abin Sur Donating Member (647 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-14-11 07:11 PM
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23. I'm confident that there are laws prohibiting tracked armored vechicles on public roads
You could probably drive a wheeled APC were you to comply with all safety laws (taillights, etc.).

As for needing to be a militant rich meathead, I believe all you have to be is rich...and not even that so much. A T-34/85 in lousy shape is only $33,500!
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  -Calif. teen arrested for rocket launcher in car tawadi  Sep-14-11 05:17 PM   #0 
  - They grow up so fast these days... sigh  DJ13   Sep-14-11 05:22 PM   #1 
  - In post #2 there's a link to an auction where you can buy one right now.  Abin Sur   Sep-14-11 05:51 PM   #10 
  - You can often get them at gun shows and swap meets in California, and there is no law against it.  slackmaster   Sep-15-11 09:20 AM   #64 
  - It's an empty AT4 what?  Abin Sur   Sep-14-11 05:25 PM   #2 
  - Well  tawadi   Sep-14-11 05:29 PM   #4 
  - You COULD look up the California Penal Code or Vehicle Code and cite which section you believe...  slackmaster   Sep-15-11 09:29 AM   #67 
  - I'm guessing not legal in Cali...  Blue_Tires   Sep-14-11 05:39 PM   #7 
  - California's gun laws are absurdly restrictrive  Abin Sur   Sep-14-11 05:50 PM   #9 
  - Abin Sur  Diclotican   Sep-14-11 06:34 PM   #15 
  - Heh...fair enough  Abin Sur   Sep-14-11 06:45 PM   #17 
     - Abin Sur  Diclotican   Sep-14-11 09:17 PM   #36 
  - Absurd indeed.  harmonicon   Sep-14-11 09:18 PM   #37 
  - Hoplophobes!  Abin Sur   Sep-14-11 10:03 PM   #41 
  - We like them just the way they are, thanks.  Le Taz Hot   Sep-15-11 06:17 AM   #56 
     - Many do. Many don't.  Abin Sur   Sep-15-11 09:01 AM   #58 
        - And that would be for the people of California  Le Taz Hot   Sep-15-11 09:08 AM   #60 
           - I agree, with the caveat  Abin Sur   Sep-15-11 09:44 AM   #68 
  - Its legal in CA as far as I know...the cops most likely could not tell the difference  ProgressiveProfessor   Sep-14-11 06:20 PM   #13 
  - As another poster points out  Abin Sur   Sep-14-11 06:46 PM   #18 
  - Perfectly. My dad had a Panzerfaust in California for 20 years.  Xithras   Sep-15-11 01:09 AM   #53 
  - It is not a weapon and it has never been a gun. - n/t  BrightKnight   Sep-14-11 11:10 PM   #47 
  - It's perfectly legal to have a fired tube from a single-use rocket launcher in California  slackmaster   Sep-15-11 09:18 AM   #62 
  - Totally off topic. . .  Codeine   Sep-16-11 03:58 PM   #72 
  - Shoulda concealed it, no-one would have noticed.  postulater   Sep-14-11 05:28 PM   #3 
  - I thought we have a right to ...  aggiesal   Sep-14-11 05:36 PM   #5 
  - I Like Bear with Guns!  Tyrs WolfDaemon   Sep-14-11 07:49 PM   #32 
  - Clearly this teen has listened to way too much Bruce Cockburn  99th_Monkey   Sep-14-11 05:38 PM   #6 
  - Now thats a blast from the past.  Bosso 63   Sep-14-11 06:51 PM   #20 
  - Did it have any rockets?  Taverner   Sep-14-11 05:47 PM   #8 
  - Fiberglass  guitar man   Sep-14-11 06:26 PM   #14 
  - It's made of composite material. It's essentially a piece of reinforced plastic tubing.  slackmaster   Sep-15-11 09:19 AM   #63 
  - A fan of Libya's NTC?  makhno   Sep-14-11 06:04 PM   #11 
  - ...was he one of the Addams Family?  SoapBox   Sep-14-11 06:09 PM   #12 
  - Rocket launchers are legal. They are nothing more than empty tubes.  GreenStormCloud   Sep-14-11 06:43 PM   #16 
  - that's ok... Freedom to Carry is a Constitutional Right according to the NRA  fascisthunter   Sep-14-11 06:47 PM   #19 
  - Tanks are perfectly legal to own.  Abin Sur   Sep-14-11 06:59 PM   #21 
  - awesome!!!!  fascisthunter   Sep-14-11 07:05 PM   #22 
  - I'm confident that there are laws prohibiting tracked armored vechicles on public roads  Abin Sur   Sep-14-11 07:11 PM   #23 
     - You can get special tracks that don't rip up the roads.  AtheistCrusader   Sep-14-11 07:27 PM   #27 
        - Hm...  Abin Sur   Sep-14-11 07:31 PM   #28 
           - Sure, lights have to be visible at 300 feet  AtheistCrusader   Sep-14-11 08:56 PM   #35 
  - Only if the are demilled  ProgressiveProfessor   Sep-14-11 07:13 PM   #24 
  - Spoilsports.  Abin Sur   Sep-14-11 07:19 PM   #25 
     - Not clear what the rules would be about removing wiring to the wing stations and  ProgressiveProfessor   Sep-14-11 07:37 PM   #31 
        - After WWII the government disabled but permitted souvenir weapons.  BrightKnight   Sep-14-11 11:37 PM   #49 
  - Awfully expensive bic lighter.  AtheistCrusader   Sep-14-11 07:26 PM   #26 
  - Speaking of lighters...  Abin Sur   Sep-14-11 07:34 PM   #30 
     - Let's hope no one finds a flamethrower, no matter how much they'd get a rush out of having one.  Hoyt   Sep-14-11 08:18 PM   #33 
        - Actually, they are sold all the time. They are agricultural equipment.  AtheistCrusader   Sep-14-11 08:55 PM   #34 
        - Flamethrowers are legal.  The Doctor.   Sep-14-11 09:49 PM   #39 
           - Well, if they are part of a weapons cache . . . . . . that's what I'm posting about.  Hoyt   Sep-14-11 09:54 PM   #40 
              - Flamethrower for sale  Abin Sur   Sep-14-11 10:11 PM   #42 
              - Now you've done it -- half the gunners will want to carry one or two in public concealed.  Hoyt   Sep-14-11 10:33 PM   #44 
                 - A concealed flamethrower?  Abin Sur   Sep-15-11 12:10 AM   #50 
              - "Gunners" buy stuff partly because it's legal,  MicaelS   Sep-17-11 02:55 PM   #74 
  - I hate you, you know that?  jmowreader   Sep-15-11 05:44 PM   #69 
  - Not only according to the NRA  Ter   Sep-14-11 07:33 PM   #29 
  - so then go buy yourself an nuke  fascisthunter   Sep-15-11 08:24 AM   #57 
  - Tanks are legal to own, even in California.  slackmaster   Sep-15-11 09:21 AM   #65 
  - I built a rocket launcher for my car as a teenager  jberryhill   Sep-14-11 09:21 PM   #38 
  - I toyed with the idea  Abin Sur   Sep-14-11 10:15 PM   #43 
  - Estes A engines with nose cones glued on....  jberryhill   Sep-14-11 10:55 PM   #46 
  - Except it that kid walked down the street with it, some CCWer here would shoot him as a threat.  Hoyt   Sep-14-11 10:38 PM   #45 
  - Any actual facts to add to the discourse or are you just adlibing as you go?  ProgressiveProfessor   Sep-15-11 09:14 AM   #61 
  - I did the same thing with my Huffy 54 after I saw "Delta Force"  The Doctor.   Sep-15-11 12:29 AM   #51 
     - Have you looked at rocket engines lately?  jberryhill   Sep-15-11 12:37 AM   #52 
        - Last one I saw was a 'EE'.  The Doctor.   Sep-15-11 01:52 AM   #54 
           - The largest I ever launched used a 'D' engine.  Abin Sur   Sep-15-11 09:05 AM   #59 
  - Novato's just north of San Rafael (after San Francisco via Golden Gate Bridge)  alp227   Sep-14-11 11:35 PM   #48 
  - in Texas they would have just laughed  BadGimp   Sep-15-11 02:31 AM   #55 
  - Unrec for posting bad journalism. This story is pure hype. No laws were broken, the cops are dumb.  slackmaster   Sep-15-11 09:22 AM   # 
  - +1 n/t  X_Digger   Sep-16-11 09:51 AM   #70 
  - And a whole lot of readers are just uncritically running with it, too. (nt)  Posteritatis   Sep-17-11 08:44 AM   #73 
  - Someone's going to get grounded !!!!!!!!!  Marrah_G   Sep-15-11 09:22 AM   #66 
     - "Aw Maw". "I was just going to exercise my 1st Amendment 'open carry rights' at the mall"  left on green only   Sep-16-11 03:54 PM   #71 

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