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Austria, no guns left in the stores, sold out

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by Just Jim, Oct 25, 2015.

  1. Just Jim

    Just Jim Well-Known Member

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    Please delete....
     
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  2. Spray-n-pray

    Spray-n-pray Battle Ground Moderator Staff Member Bronze Supporter

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    Austria? Well, g'day, mate!
     
  3. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    Ow-Stree-Uh... as in Gutentag!


    Not... Ah-Strail-ee-uh... As in G'Day Mate!

    :D

    Gee, ya don't think the spike in guns sales to private citizens there could be because of all those Muslim "refugees" swarming the borders over there, yeah? :rolleyes:
     
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  4. No_Regerts

    No_Regerts United States Well-Known Member

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    How's about anotha shrimp on the barbie?
     
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  5. mkwerx

    mkwerx Forest Grove, OR Well-Known Member

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    Well, interesting turn of events. Wonder what the antigunners think of that :rolleyes:

    Good for Austrians. I bet a LOT of Germans wish they could arm themselves right now.
     
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  6. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    They will eventually... history shows that it all starts in the beer halls. o_O
     
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  7. Martini_Up

    Martini_Up NW USA Well-Known Member

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  8. RicInOR

    RicInOR Washington County Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    "Alfred Harbich writes:

    Here is a link to an interesting article out of my home country you might find interesting:

    http://www.oe24.at/oesterreich/chronik/Oesterreicher-decken-sich-mit-Waffen-ein/209555400

    It is in German, but the interesting points are:

    > There are now 900,000 (legal) weapons in Austrian households, out of a population to 6 – 7 Million
    > In the state of Upper Austria, all shotguns have been sold out
    > Women are the fasted growing group buying weapons

    Also, the refugee crisis is quoted as a direct cause of the rush to buy guns.

    Here’s the Google Translation."
     
  9. dobeman

    dobeman Hillsboro Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    shotguns huh... kinda neat thinking of shotgun toting Austrian women. I like.
     
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  10. jluck

    jluck Really,Really, Close to Newport Oregon 97365 Voted #1 Member

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    I buy all the Austrian guns I can.....And vodka.
     
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  11. Martini_Up

    Martini_Up NW USA Well-Known Member

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    Perfection comes from Austria.
     
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  12. GUNARCHER

    GUNARCHER Well-Known Member

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    Saw a tee shirt in Saltzburg: This is Austria, we don't have kangaroos.
     
  13. mkwerx

    mkwerx Forest Grove, OR Well-Known Member

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    How are Austrian handgun laws? Shotguns are great but not for concealing or having with you everywhere you go. Itd be a damn shame if the citizens have no way to own a Glock, Steyr, or even their neighbor's products like Walthers, Sigs, or CZs.
     
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  14. jluck

    jluck Really,Really, Close to Newport Oregon 97365 Voted #1 Member

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    AUSTRIA – GUN LAWS

    Austrians require permits for semi-automatic pistols but not to buy a revolver. Moreover law abiding responsible adults have a specific legal right to a permit for a semi-automatic pistol for home defense.

    AUSTRIAN CARRY PERMITS

    Permits to carry are much more available to law abiding Austrians than to Americans in New York, Massachusetts or California. For a population of over 37 million, California has about 40,000 carry permits. For its population of around seven million, Austria has over 200,000 carry permits.
     
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  15. Nick Burkhardt

    Nick Burkhardt NE Oregon Well-Known Member

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  16. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim West of Oly Springer Slayer 2016 Volunteer

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    And we are just going to sit quietly as our corrupt GOV lets hundreds of thousands come here (at our expense) and kill us when the call from Allah comes....
     
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  17. Brutus57

    Brutus57 Skagit County Well-Known Member

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    And do you know why? Because those dadgummed Swiss have Sig 5.56 rifles for everyone old enough to point and shoot and, they have annual shooting day for quals!

    Brutus Out
     
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  18. bolus

    bolus Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    52nd state?
     
  19. Nick Burkhardt

    Nick Burkhardt NE Oregon Well-Known Member

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  20. etrain16

    etrain16 Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    But....but....the government and the media in Europe say that's all a bunch of B.S. Being spouted by radical racists. You have nothing to fear - they promise ;)

    How this plays out will be very interesting. I'm starting to think the highly 'tolerant' in Europe are starting to see where that's driving them.


    On a weird unrelated, but funny side note, as I tried to type the word "government" above, my finger slipped and misspelled the word. The tablet, in its intuitive glory replaced the word "government" with the words "giver to me". I sh!t you not. I couldn't have made that up if I tried. Don't worry, your "giver to me" will protect you :D
     
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