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DHS goes after potato gun - more weirdness

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by U201491, Nov 23, 2013.

  1. U201491

    U201491 Well-Known Member

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  2. luke23

    luke23 United States (Hawai'i island, Olympic Pen. WA) Active Member

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    I'm sorry sir, that's an armor-piercing potato.
     
  3. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    Spudnik :cool:
     
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  4. Mark W.

    Mark W. Silverton, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Potato Launchers are classifed by ATF I kid you not.

    Any person desiring a classification of a “potato gun,” “spud gun” or similar device must submit a written request (not e-mail) to the Director and include a complete and accurate description of the device, the name and address of the manufacturer or importer, the purpose for which it is intended, and such photographs, diagrams, or drawings as may be necessary to make a classification. A final determination may require physical examination of the device. Such requests for classification should be submitted to: Bureau of ATF, Firearms Technology Branch.
     
  5. erudne

    erudne The Pie Matrix PPL Say Sleeping W/Your Rifle Is A bad Thing? Bronze Supporter

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    Fortunately I do not desire a classification
     
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  6. Redcap

    Redcap Lewis County, WA Well-Known Member

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    Nor do I. I am quite happy with my non-classified spudgun's performance.
     
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  7. Velzey

    Velzey Estacada, Oregon Gunsmith Gunsmith Bronze Vendor Bronze Supporter

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    Classification = Tax
     
  8. Dunerunner

    Dunerunner You'll Never Know Well-Known Member

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    ^^^EXACTLTY^^^
     
  9. U201491

    U201491 Well-Known Member

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    The redcoats are coming
    Dressed in black & blue.
     
  10. DMax

    DMax Yamhill Well-Known Member

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    At least I could grow my own ammo
     
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  11. xlsbob

    xlsbob coos county Platinum Supporter Platinum Supporter

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    A friend and I played with developing these years ago. If I still had one of them it would surprise a person the distance you could get with a potatoe and deodorant. May have to take a tour of the garage and see what's out there.
     
  12. wichaka

    wichaka Wa State Well-Known Member

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    There's enough local garbage in Salem and Olympia alone that should keep you busy for many years! :cool:
     
  13. Lange22250

    Lange22250 Milwaukie Active Member

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    The potato gun and the other firearms were, more likely than not, a pretext for DHS to go after the reporters notes and contacts. She had written a number of articles which embarrassed the Air Marshals service and DHS. The current administration has a track record of going after leaks and whistle blowers unlike any others before them according to experienced reporters.

    The Obama administration is currently considered the least transparent administration to date.
     
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    billdeserthills Cave Creek, Arizony Well-Known Member

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    saxon springfield Active Member

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    U201491 Well-Known Member

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    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    I suppose the feds were scared that the gun would be loaded up with fries and might be as deadly as a Street Sweeper. For those who don't know, it's a revolver shotgun that the goons capriciously reclassified as a "Destructive Device", and no one has done anything to overturn that madness
     
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    saxon springfield Active Member

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    it is but we do have our wild west sections of the forum :D
     
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  19. billdeserthills

    billdeserthills Cave Creek, Arizony Well-Known Member

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    Funny thing is the Saiga 12 Ga is deadlier with a 20 or 30 round drum mag and that gun is not NFA. The street sweepers I have recently seen seem to be losing value as well

    Also funny how the authorities illegally snatched items that were not on the search warrant. Somebody needs to get sued real good, apparently.
     
  20. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    That's my point exactly, it's just loonie-ville. You can even mount a slide fire stock on a Saiga shotgun