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Next AWB push - what would you buy now?

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by Sun195, Jan 8, 2011.

  1. Sun195

    Sun195 Pugetropolis, WA Well-Known Member

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    In the wake of the shooting down in Arizona, I wouldn't be surprised if there's another push for an "assault weapons ban" of some sort. Given the current composition of Congress, I doubt something like this will get very far. However, you never know.

    So, the question is this: if you were to buy something now to "hedge your bets" in case something passed & you couldn't get an AR/AK/whatever in the future, what would it be?

    Personally, I don't really want or need anything new. But, it did occur to me that we might find ourselves back in the rush we saw prior to Obama's election.
     
  2. beezer66

    beezer66 Salem, OR Active Member

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    Hi-Caps and lots of them. 10-22, Glock, AR, and AK. The prices on hi-cap mags were ridiculous during the ban. Buy them now, keep them or sell them later.

    $50 for a 25 round 10-22 mag, that sells at Bi-Mart on sale for $15, good investment.
    I remember $90 for a Glock 19 hi-cap during the ban; $20 a piece, the week after it expired.
     
  3. Tactical SS

    Tactical SS Washington Member

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    30 round mags for the AK/AR, that's about it. Oh and a copy of the 2nd Amendment mailed to Barry.
     
  4. spengo

    spengo GLORIOUS CASCADIA Active Member

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    I'd get a second AR-15 lower since I only have 1 right now and I'd like to build a precision rifle with a noveske upper in the future. I got plenty of AR mags. I tend to buy 1 or 2 pmags whenever I buy some other gun thing so they have been piling up and I have lots now.

    Oh, I should also grab a bunch of NORMAL capacity pistol magazines since I don't have as many of those.
     
  5. MrNiceGuy

    MrNiceGuy between springfield and shelbyville Well-Known Member

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    more beta mags, 32rnd glock mags, and 20rnd beretta px4 mags.
     
  6. Wallygator

    Wallygator Albany, OR Active Member

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    Barrett Model 82A1 and a few beta c-mags for the AR's.



    wg
     
  7. jordanvraptor

    jordanvraptor Oregon City, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I might get an Arsenal Saiga and more mags as well.
     
  8. Nwcid

    Nwcid Yakima and N of Spokane Well-Known Member

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    That is assuming that this "new AWB" allows for that. Just because an old bill said one thing does not mean the next will......
     
  9. wwkii

    wwkii gilchrist oregon Active Member

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    im just curious since i havent heard what kind of gun did he use what was the cicumstance and how is he still alive if someone stopped him
     
  10. NuthinFancy

    NuthinFancy Seattle Area Active Member

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    FWIW it has been reported it was this Glock seen on his Myspace page that he used
     
  11. ejmpnu92

    ejmpnu92 Hillsboro, Or Active Member

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    Dragonov, ak-74, AR, FN, does not really matter, but something along those lines.
     
  12. lesscubes

    lesscubes Burien Member

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    The proper response to the shooting is Shock, Disgust, and Sorrow, not "Bend over, here comes AWB part deux."
     
  13. spengo

    spengo GLORIOUS CASCADIA Active Member

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    Arizona would never allow an AWB though...
     
  14. MrNiceGuy

    MrNiceGuy between springfield and shelbyville Well-Known Member

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    if you're not allowed to sell them, they're worth more :paranoid:
     
  15. wwkii

    wwkii gilchrist oregon Active Member

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    well that narrows it down im not trying to be insensitive to what has happened i was just wondering what kind of stuff i was going to here on the news about those evil guns and what kind they were talking about
     
  16. Mark W.

    Mark W. Silverton, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    If the next AWB comes I'll stay sitting at home and save my money. I watched the Stupid show up the first time and the time before that. And the only winners were the manufacturers and the supply chain. That took ugly black $400.00 rifles and found a way for them to sell for $1200.00 and be in short supply.

    it's like they ring a bell and 1/2 the adult male population goes insane.

    NO one needs 30K primers sitting at home unused. Yet I know guys who went and did just that.

    Stay home don't waste your money.

    BY a single shot .22 and learn how to shoot. instead
     
  17. BrianL

    BrianL Hermiston Active Member

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    I'm with all who said hi-cap mags. But if I had to pick a firearm, I would like a Kel Tec Sub 2000.
     
  18. jimwsea

    jimwsea Vancouver, Washington state Active Member

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    I listened to a radio news report an hour ago. The announcer was very careful to state that the murder weapon was a "Glock 19 semi-automatic". What now, a ban on Glocks?
     
  19. carbuncle

    carbuncle South Snoho Member

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    I'd stock up on mags, mags and more mags. High cap mags for any gun I'm even considering buying in the future. I'd probably pick up an AR sonner than later, too: civilian ARs seem to be at top of the grabbers' list.
     
  20. viperjody

    viperjody Seattle, WA Active Member

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    His Glock 19 had a 30 round mag in it.