Anybody here own a firearm?

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Ostrich
Protestant
Don't admit to owning a firearm on the internet. Imagine if the USA follows Canada in banning firearms and they may look through forums like this for proof of gun ownership. It is OK to share advice about guns, but don't directly admit to owning a gun, bow and arrow, large knife, pepper spray, or a sword. The ban on weapons won't stop with guns.
Sidebar for my American friends, from a Canadian:

Registration = confiscation

Every time.
 

BasilSeal

Woodpecker
Catholic
Gold Member
It is (currently) a fairly straight forward process to purchase a suppressor in 42 states in the US, with a wait time of ~ a year for the paperwork and stamp processing. If that interests you, you might take the opportunity to do so. Not so if you live in CA, DE, D.C., HI, IL, MA, NY, NJ, or RI, without being an FFL dealer.
 

Sanctus

Robin
Protestant
Sadly, no. Australia makes it quite hard to get one. Americans need to wake up and start realising that their guns are going to be taken off them very soon.
 

get2choppaaa

Hummingbird
Orthodox
They are nice, but I can't imagine someone paying $3,000 for a stamped AK. Only way to rationalize that price on an AK would be milled with some custom work or included accessories imo. Maybe the Jim Fuller or RD name carries value that I don't know about.
His aks are Cadillac's and made to tighter specs than your Soviet block mass produced stuff. Typically the value added piece is to go to one of his workshops and build one with him and effectively learn the tools for becoming an armorer.

I don't own aks (or officially any guns since they were lost in a boating accident wink wink) but hes a credible source for all things AK related. You don't have to buy his guns to take a look at the AK and gun industry news he comments on.
 

inthefade

Kingfisher
Orthodox Inquirer
I don't own aks (or officially any guns since they were lost in a boating accident
That's strange. I lost mine the same way along with all my precious metals! Small world.

Sadly, no. Australia makes it quite hard to get one. Americans need to wake up and start realising that their guns are going to be taken off them very soon.
No, that can't, and won't happen.
 

Trewolla

 
Banned
Protestant
@Trewolla : Have you had good luck training/shooting 380?
When I started, I went with 380 under the newbie rational that 'hey, it's smaller than 9mm... So it must be easier to find and cheaper!'
About 4 years later... Learned that wasn't so the hard way (least in my area). Every guntuber I watch says 380 isnt worth it... But I feel like it could have life in it yet.

The LCP Max is easier than the original LCP to shoot accurately because of it's improved "Glock like" trigger. .380 ammo is expensive and hard to find because small pistols chambered in .380 have become very popular.

They're a compromise.
 

get2choppaaa

Hummingbird
Orthodox
The LCP Max is easier than the original LCP to shoot accurately because of it's improved "Glock like" trigger. .380 ammo is expensive and hard to find because small pistols chambered in .380 have become very popular.

They're a compromise.
Right now bullet tech in 9mm is making it the smartest choice of all handgun rounds in relation to magazine capacity, ammo availability, and price point, and terminal ballistics.

That being said, i know a guy who used a 380 and killed a dude... Shot him in the chest, dude fought with him for another 5 mins before dying.

Handguns are impotent man stoppers compared to long guns, so shot placement is king.

Think of the body like a car:

Do you cut the electoral wire (CNS via the T spine) or do you cut a fuel line (shooting someone multiple times in non CNS areas that will cause them to bleed out)
 

7-5

Sparrow
Other Christian

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Love the language the article uses.
'One quarter of Americans'
'Jeopardized'
'Threatened'

Since I've gotten into guns one of the biggest red pills for be was just how dishonest the gun control crowd is (and often to other GC advocates!)
Can't wait until gun crimes plummet in these states, their economies get marginally better and women report feeling safer to see what other mental gymnastics will come out of the MSM.

Here's a fun picture to celebrate:

2A-How-pro-gun-are-you-one-firearm-for-every-12-people.jpeg
 

MartyMcFly

Ostrich
Other Christian
@Trewolla : Have you had good luck training/shooting 380?
When I started, I went with 380 under the newbie rational that 'hey, it's smaller than 9mm... So it must be easier to find and cheaper!'
About 4 years later... Learned that wasn't so the hard way (least in my area). Every guntuber I watch says 380 isnt worth it... But I feel like it could have life in it yet.

@MartyMcFly : Not a bad concern to have. And I won't try to dissuade you from it.
I don't mind fighting that battle, personally.
Not trying to sound tough or macho (I'd really rather it not happen), but freedoms must be defended. Sometimes that means you win, sometimes that means you lose.
I didn't mean this thread itself is a bad idea. I think it should have just been rephrased to discussing various guns with advice not to openly admit to personal ownership. Perhaps a rule could be that you are allowed to state that you have 'tested' the weapon, but never that you actually own it.

The thread itself is definitely useful for sharing tips and I agree with your point. However, forming your own 'patriot defense' group would be better planned face to face with people you can trust. Of course, weeding out informants is also a concern for local patriot groups.

If you admit to owning a weapon on the internet and get flagged, you would have a huge disadvantage and wouldn't have time to defend yourself. My guess is 90% of those on this forum could get their weapons taken away under 'red flag laws' for comments made on this forum. Simply being a Christian will soon qualify as a red flag the way things are going. Sure, it seems like paranoia but it happened before in many countries and we know history tends to repeat itself.
 

MartyMcFly

Ostrich
Other Christian

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Sparrow
Other Christian
I didn't mean this thread itself is a bad idea. I think it should have just been rephrased to discussing various guns with advice not to openly admit to personal ownership. Perhaps a rule could be that you are allowed to state that you have 'tested' the weapon, but never that you actually own it.

The thread itself is definitely useful for sharing tips and I agree with your point. However, forming your own 'patriot defense' group would be better planned face to face with people you can trust. Of course, weeding out informants is also a concern for local patriot groups.

If you admit to owning a weapon on the internet and get flagged, you would have a huge disadvantage and wouldn't have time to defend yourself. My guess is 90% of those on this forum could get their weapons taken away under 'red flag laws' for comments made on this forum. Simply being a Christian will soon qualify as a red flag the way things are going. Sure, it seems like paranoia but it happened before in many countries and we know history tends to repeat itself.
Thank you for the concern, but I'm really just not worried about it. Not looking to make or join a militia, not looking to post pictures of myself with my tools on social media, not looking for a firefight.

I *am* trying to get people to come to the range with me and get people previously scared of the things to make intelligent plans on obtaining and using them defensively.

Main thing, like every other bloody hobby out there, is too much shallow information. I ended up taking two separate CC classes and saying to myself 'man, I'd really like to know more before applying to carry'.
Much YouTube, conversations and a private instructor later: I feel as though there's not enough 'noob friendly ' material out there.

Been doing what I can, though.
 

get2choppaaa

Hummingbird
Orthodox
Thank you for the concern, but I'm really just not worried about it. Not looking to make or join a militia, not looking to post pictures of myself with my tools on social media, not looking for a firefight.

I *am* trying to get people to come to the range with me and get people previously scared of the things to make intelligent plans on obtaining and using them defensively.

Main thing, like every other bloody hobby out there, is too much shallow information. I ended up taking two separate CC classes and saying to myself 'man, I'd really like to know more before applying to carry'.
Much YouTube, conversations and a private instructor later: I feel as though there's not enough 'noob friendly ' material out there.

Been doing what I can, though.
Go register on M4carbine.net if you want strictly gun info.
 

get2choppaaa

Hummingbird
Orthodox
Thanks! That's another useful bookmark I'll have.

Forums really are the better way to disseminate information on the internet.
Just be wary its full of normy boomercons.... but the gun info is pretty solid. I used to post on there but the political retardery because too much.
 

7-5

Sparrow
Other Christian
Just be wary its full of normy boomercons.... but the gun info is pretty solid. I used to post on there but the political retardery because too much.
Now that's good lookin out!

EDIT:: (accidentally pressed post)
I'll keep away from the political posting. Figure between here and VP: I've got my appetite for that kindve stuff sated.
 
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