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Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by GUNARCHER, Mar 2, 2015.

  1. GUNARCHER

    GUNARCHER Well-Known Member

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  2. Liberty97045

    Liberty97045 Oregon City Well-Known Member

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    "an AR-15 made of materials that can’t be traced and thus can’t be registered. They also don’t show up on any detection system, like at airports or schools."

    I doubt this is accurate. It most likely refers to 80% guns. I remember the same hysteria about Glock "plastic guns"
     
  3. GUNARCHER

    GUNARCHER Well-Known Member

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    That was in relation to the 3=D printed guns. And it was totally inaccurate and meant to create fear about them.
     
  4. Mark W.

    Mark W. Silverton, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Its impossible to develop an AR-15 that can't be detected buy airport security. Anything its made from is going to have a shape and that shape will show up on the scanners or Xray. Its a complete fabrication to have that in the story.
     
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  5. bolus

    bolus Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Ah yes, another reporter without basic level of science education. Its not even worth the effort to make an account to tell David to go back to school and take a physics class.
     
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  6. Capn Jack

    Capn Jack Wet-Stern Washington Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Why let facts obscure emotionalism? :eek::eek::eek::eek::rolleyes:
     
  7. x2ndxall

    x2ndxall WA Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter 2016 Volunteer

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    I liked the "massive damage to anything it hits". Seriously? Are we talking about .223/5.56 or .50 BMG?
    Nothing like good old fashioned sensationalism.
     
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  8. albin25

    albin25 Lewiston Idaho Well-Known Member

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    If plastic is invisible to airport X-rays .... how can they tell if your shampoo bottle is too big?
    I think the idiots behind this story don't know the difference between an X-ray machine and a metal detector...or...ear plugs and rubber bullets.
     
  9. Liberty97045

    Liberty97045 Oregon City Well-Known Member

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    You're awesome! :)
     
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    308 ΜOΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ ΜOΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ Platinum Supporter Silver Supporter

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    Brian Sullivan of CNBC.....I almost stopped when I saw that, but all those cool guns in the racks lured me to the text of the article, which ended up being exactly what I expected from someone named "Brian Sullivan of CNBC"

    Useful idiots....
     
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    The Heretic Oregon Well-Known Member

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    "the scariest part..."

    Oooo scary! :eek:

    Guns, made by civilians, in their homes, equals scary! *GASP* :rolleyes:
     
  12. JeremyK

    JeremyK Milwaukie Professional BA

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    The scariest part is that there are legions of blind, close-minded morons just like him.
     
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    3MTA3 DMZ between Liberty and Tyranny Behind Enemy Lines Bronze Supporter

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  14. Morpheus

    Morpheus Columbia Gorge Anyway, back on the farm.

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    Nothing new here. It was originally aired in 2013.

    1. The Dentist who was interviewed wasn't bad, he didn't come off as a crazy gun nut.
    2. They tossed in the gun show background check loophole BS again.
    3. Lots of raw emotion from the shooting victims.
    4. They do point out that rifles only are used in 4% of murders. They also say AR-15s are an even smaller number.
    5. James Yeager gets really worked up. And they toss him into a fairly broad bucket of people.
    6. They hit on the marketing and political infused sales of the AR-15.
    7. And they top it off with Defense Distributed fear loaded scare interview.

    Fairly one side. Only a few actual facts.
     
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  15. Flopsweat

    Flopsweat Slightly right of center Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, sorry but I'm not watching that. It'll only get me worked up.
     
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  16. bakersman345

    bakersman345 Camas wa Well-Known Member

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    Facts and the media dont go together
    Fear and the media on the other hand...
     
  17. edslhead

    edslhead Vanc Gold Supporter Gold Supporter Silver Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I duno .... kind of inspires me to put another one together :)
     
  18. Pandaz3

    Pandaz3 Cornelius, Oregon NRA Lifetime Member Platinum Supporter Gold Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Makes me want to buy a drill press and complete the two 80% lowers I have. But I really have enough ARs and no place to put a drill press, so they will languish. This has been aired several times and while I like parts of it, as others have said, it just gets me worked up.