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Hooray for Obama - 400 million guns!

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by PaulB47, May 25, 2016.

  1. PaulB47

    PaulB47 Hillsboro Well-Known Member

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  2. nammac

    nammac I-5 Corridor - West of Portland Silver Supporter Silver Supporter

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    Hmmmm... Well at least he's been highly successful in ensuring that the American public at large are more adequately armed....

    I personally have helped to contribute to those numbers over the past 8 years...
     
  3. Fordcragar

    Fordcragar Renton, Washington Active Member

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    I hope that he appreciates that new feather in his cap. It couldn't of happened to a nicer guy.:rolleyes:

    I've done my part to help contribute too.;)
     
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  4. OutlawHoss

    OutlawHoss Klamath-Siskyou Well-Known Member

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    And now he's got his precious legacy.
     
  5. v0lcom13sn0w

    v0lcom13sn0w Keizer, or Well-Known Member

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    i swear he and his goon squad all bought stock in every gun company back in '07-'08
     
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  6. erudne

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

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    My grand father brought his 1903 home. His son brought back his 1903A3 and a few others.
    I was not allowed to bring back anything, and yet there has been no shortage of replacements of all sorts
    .
     
  7. ZA_Survivalist

    ZA_Survivalist Oregon AK's all day.

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  8. etrain16

    etrain16 Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    400,000,000 guns??!! :eek:

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    Hey, even Obama thinks so!!!!!

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    Why thank you Mr. President, we couldn't have done it without you - your hatred and intolerance for so many people, your never-ending attacks on our rights and freedoms. You have done so much to help arm this country, we can never truly express our gratitude. Well done sir!! :confused:
     
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  9. 308

    308 ΜOΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ ΜOΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ Platinum Supporter Silver Supporter

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    Those numbers make the concept of confiscation seem a bit impossible regardless of what emanates from Hillary, or Phloyd, or Ginny's we'll worn kokholsterz.
     
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  10. Mark W.

    Mark W. Silverton, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    400,000,000 x an average value of say $500.00 (remember there are Winchesters worth over 50K and of course Zimmermans Hi Std. to balance the cheapos) any way that's $200 billion in liquid assets. Yea they can confiscate those out of the economy.
     
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  11. etrain16

    etrain16 Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Don't forget to add in all the ammo, the magazines, scopes, lasers and other accessories and you have tons more $$. Then add in all the businesses from manufacturers to distributors to resalers to freight companies (how much does the USPS, UPS, FedEx, etc. make each year transporting guns and accessories??) and you're probably talking far more than that. Then account for all the jobs that would be lost.

    I don't think the gun industry, and guns in general, will likely ever go away. They will be restricted and taxed heavily, but they will continue. Just like cigarettes - too many people make a living selling tobacco, you can really never kill that industry. And in that case, it provides no positive purpose, but it will go on and on, regardless of all the taxes, etc., because it's worth too much money to too many people. I just don't think you can kill the gun culture because it's too beg a part of the economy now.
     
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  12. Reno911

    Reno911 Hillsboro Well-Known Member 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    One day 20 years from now I'll be reading a story about how Obama was secretly invested in the firearms industry. I won't even be surprised when I read it.
     
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  13. 70cyclone

    70cyclone Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    How many home builds are there...
    what did you do today to support his legacy? ;)
     
  14. Brutus57

    Brutus57 Skagit County Well-Known Member

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    My best friend has his grandfather's 03 from WWI and a German pickelhaube with a slit chin strap where he cut it off German officer with his bayonet.
    I have worked in several museums with nice 03s. I wish I would have bought one a decade or so ago when they were affordable.
    Brutus Out
     
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    Brutus57 Skagit County Well-Known Member

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    I am currently reviewing my asset acquisition and allocation prospects to fund a 10MM. So mr. prez, I am really trying, I really am.:rolleyes:

    Brutus Out
     
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  16. Flopsweat

    Flopsweat Slightly right of center Well-Known Member

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    Home builds? Try to buy parts for a Glock 17 lower right now. Glockmeister will tell you flat out that parts are difficult to source right now because of the release of the Polymer 80. They literally don't know when they will have some of the parts back in stock and they have stopped taking orders on build kits.

    I know at least three people who have built multiple ARs from 80% lowers. So yeah, I think you're right.
     
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    HA! The last few years have gotten me into so much trouble building from 80% kits! I am currently three away from a "Collection!" It's so much fun building your own, and seeing it run the first time out! I'm doing my best to help Mr Obummer in his cause!:D:D:D
     
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    billdeserthills Cave Creek, Arizony Well-Known Member

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    The number was even higher 6 or 7 years ago, people musta buried half of their guns since then
     
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  19. Ura-Ki

    Ura-Ki Sub Light Speed Well-Known Member

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    Or lost them in a boating accident!o_O
     
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  20. billdeserthills

    billdeserthills Cave Creek, Arizony Well-Known Member

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    Totally, it happened to mine
     
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