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Oregon Coast Gun Turn In

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Dyjital, Jan 4, 2015.

  1. Dyjital

    Dyjital Albany, Ore Flavorite Member Bronze Supporter

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  2. OLDNEWBIE

    OLDNEWBIE State of Flux Well-Known Member

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    Fred Meyer Gift Cards will be available for working order guns (limit 3 gift cards per person, but more than 3 guns will be accepted). All firearms must be unloaded and transported in the trunk of your car or comparably secured in your pickup truck. No questions asked.
    $175 Assault or assault-like rifle
    $125 Handgun
    $ 75 Long guns, such as rifles or shotguns
    $ 25 High capacity magazine
    $ 5 Pellet or BB guns (Arctic Circle Gift Car
     
  3. DieselScout

    DieselScout S Clackamas County Well-Known Member

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    Cool you can use your gift cards on a new gun purchase or ammunition!
     
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  4. OLDNEWBIE

    OLDNEWBIE State of Flux Well-Known Member

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    I have a beat up no name .22 revolver that ain't worth $60. If I lived nearby I'd get a $125 gift card for it and maybe grab a couple of oddball mags out of a bin at the local pawn that sells them for around 10 each, that's another $30 net profit!
    $155 in gift cards, Doesn't the Freddys out that way sell guns and ammo!
     
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  5. DieselScout

    DieselScout S Clackamas County Well-Known Member

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    Yes the Fred's in Newport does. Its been a few years since I have been there but they had a nice selection.
     
  6. the4thshake

    the4thshake Portland Active Member

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    I don't care if they were giving ten grand for a squirt gun......I would never support their cause to make a few bucks.
     
  7. rick benjamin

    rick benjamin USA, Or, Damascus Secure the drama Silver Supporter 2016 Volunteer

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    great minds think alike!:D
     
  8. OLDNEWBIE

    OLDNEWBIE State of Flux Well-Known Member

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    I wish those ceasefire idiots would do one of those buybacks around here. At the moment it's a pointless exercise getting guns out of the hands of citizens. A waste of their money and time!

    Now after Burdick and Co. pass their version of I594 or worse, these little buyback schemes will help their evil plan of getting a reduction in undocumented guns and mags among the people who follow the law.

    Of course the criminals will get whatever they want as usual.
     
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  9. Doc In UPlace

    Doc In UPlace Tacoma-ish Well-Known Member

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    Some folks did a similar thing when Seattle had their ill-fated event. I thought that was hilarious.
     
  10. pdrake

    pdrake WA Active Member

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    It was hilarious, indeed. From the Seattle politicians protesting that street buyers "could not purchase guns like that" (which was not correct, although it would be in a post-594 world), to the many buyers roaming the lines, looking for good buys. Total cluster.
     
  11. Benny503

    Benny503 Grants Pass Well-Known Member

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    Why too far? I have punches of pmag 32 rounds that i bought around 9 bucks junks that need to sell. Plus I tell all my family and friend each carry a tapco ak47 magz to trade in and turn around go to Freddy to pick up a glock 19 gen 4th high cap :)
    A jager ap74 copy of m16 in 22 lr that sometime work sometime not, it is a black rifle need to dispo too :)
     
  12. Dyjital

    Dyjital Albany, Ore Flavorite Member Bronze Supporter

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  13. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim West of Oly Springer Slayer 2016 Volunteer

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    What they should offer is $500 if the person turning the guns in are a felon. It just might nab a few of the ones that they should be after instead of the law abiding citizens!!!!
     
  14. bnsaibum

    bnsaibum Corvallis, OR Well-Known Member 2015 Volunteer

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  15. Mike Honcho

    Mike Honcho Salem Member

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    At $25 a magazine, I wonder if you can use their gift cards to purchase a gift visa card and buy some new mags online? With AR15 mags being roughly $15 new you could come out ahead.
     
  16. etrain16

    etrain16 Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Well this same group sponsored a gun buy back in May of 2013 in Portland. At that time, they specified 'high capacity magazine' as those 50 rounds or greater. Funny, I thought over 10 rounds was high capacity.

    So I guess all those uber-dangerous 50-100 round magazines that are so prevalent on the streets can finally be taken off the streets :confused:

    This buy-back is sponsored/paid for, by NOW, according to the facebook page. I wonder why police departments continue to support crap like this. They should be all too aware that this doesn't take guns off the streets - especially since your average buy-back person is someone who most likely inherited a gun from a family member and is too afraid to shoot it.
     
  17. PiratePast40

    PiratePast40 Willamette Valley Well-Known Member

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    This type of thing is now illegal in Washington because of i594.
     
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  18. BoonDocks36

    BoonDocks36 Oregon, in the boondocks Christian. Conservative. Male.

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    And it would sure be nice, if there were say a Hundred Patriots out there, offering 25/50 $$$$ MORE, for the better guns.... Ahead of the stupid Communist Developed (read your history of NOW, it was a Communist who founded it, After a Communist ~Convention~ suggesting more ways to infiltrate American Society) NOW !!!!!

    philip no Koffee yet, just got pulled out of Sleep, to write this.
     
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    308 ΜOΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ ΜOΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ Platinum Supporter Silver Supporter

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    "$ 25 High capacity magazine"

    I have a pile of cracked butler creek 10/22 mags to turn in. Sounds like a good way to get some new ones.
     
  20. Mark W.

    Mark W. Silverton, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I stood in line at one of the last one they had I Portland and looked at maybe 100 different guns in the line that day. I saw ONE gun that was in fact illegal a bolt action .22 rifle that had been hacksawed down to about a 6" barrel and almost no stock. They didn't ask the guy a thing about it.

    I saw maybe 25 decent firearms trading ownership in the line and tried to talk one dumbass out of turning in a very nice Winchester model 1906 pump .22 but no amount of money would change his mind.

    I turned in a total POS Spanish .25 auto that it took me 4 hours of messing with to get it to look like it worked. I turned right around and used the 50.00 to buy reloading supplies on the way home.

    But mostly the stuff being turned is was junk or damaged junk. I saw nothing that was what they actually wanted.