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San Bernadino recap

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by Kimber Custom, Dec 3, 2015.

  1. Kimber Custom

    Kimber Custom Vancouver, WA Bronze Vendor Bronze Vendor

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    So far, here's what I've heard on the news: The shooters had full auto, high power, AK47's chambered in .222 that were legal in CA except the clips that didn't have buttons.

    Oh, and the pistols were police style Smith & Wesson!

    :s0146::s0013::s0057:o_O:(
     
  2. bolus

    bolus Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    with assault clothing.
     
  3. Koda

    Koda Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter 2016 Volunteer

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    I read their weapons were legally purchased.

    I thought it was illigal in Cali to own semi auto rifles without a bullet button? and full capacity mags?

    did any of the sources mention them illegally modifying the bullet buttons?
     
  4. Chee-to

    Chee-to Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I heard they were assult AR-15s that looked like AK-47s..........:confused:
     
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  5. Kimber Custom

    Kimber Custom Vancouver, WA Bronze Vendor Bronze Vendor

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    They (repo
    Button mag release is a drop in part, easily replaced and of course standard capacity magazines aren't that hard to get. It's been reported that the rifles were purchased legally. If only murder was illegal.
     
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  6. edslhead

    edslhead Vanc Gold Supporter Gold Supporter Silver Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    They need to ban those " hi power " Ak's
     
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  7. erudne

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

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    NPR/PBS is controlled by Obama, this is a lead in to bans of 'Sporting Rifles'
     
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  8. Medic!

    Medic! What just happened? Has eagle eyes. But cant remember what he saw. Bronze Supporter

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    It's easy to take away a mans life jacket when he's having a good time out fishing on the boat.

    But just try taking it away when he's drowning out in the river!;)
     
  9. P7id10T

    P7id10T Cedar Hills Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    According to the NY Times:
    Four guns were recovered: a Smith & Wesson M&P assault rifle, a DPMS Panther Arms assault rifle, a Smith & Wesson handgun and a Llama handgun.

    Here's a link to the article: How They Got Their Guns
     
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  10. Chee-to

    Chee-to Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Before shooting
    "All four guns were bought legally, the two handguns by Mr. Farook and the two assault rifles by someone who is not a suspect, authorities said. The Los Angeles Times reported that the handguns were bought at Annie’s Get Your Gun, a gun store in Corona, Calif."

    OK sooo, he borrowed two California illegal ARs from someone who is not a suspect ?.................:confused:
     
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  11. etrain16

    etrain16 Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I'm really getting sick and tired of their use of the term "assault rifle" :mad:

    Seems the only thing these ba$tards know how to do is use false terms, twist facts and use name calling against anyone that doesn't support their side.
     
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  12. Kimber Custom

    Kimber Custom Vancouver, WA Bronze Vendor Bronze Vendor

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    This morning they were talking about semi-auto. One press of the trigger fires one round. Apparently you can buy a button that you can activate with a bullet to turn it into an assault rifle full auto.

    :s0064:
     
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  13. Medic!

    Medic! What just happened? Has eagle eyes. But cant remember what he saw. Bronze Supporter

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    I wish reporters had a place on there head you could activate with a stick to make them think!:s0002:
     
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  14. Slobray

    Slobray Yelm, WA Well-Known Member

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    Check out this article.....
    http://www.wsj.com/articles/rifles-...o-shooting-illegal-under-state-law-1449201057
    Rifles Used in San Bernardino Shooting Illegal Under State Law
    Weapons were legally purchased with magazine locking devices but altered to make them more powerful, ATF finds

    Wow, who knew that by disabling a bullet button it made the rifle more powerful. I've still got a bullet button from when I was stationed behind enemy lines, I'm going to "alter" it to make my AR a super powerful lethal killing machine.:s0048:

    What? Really? This quote was made by someone who should know at least something about guns. I guess that's why she's called "a special agent":s0125:.

    There's more, but I don't want ot make this post go on forever.


    Ray
     
  15. slimer13

    slimer13 Deer Park Well-Known Member

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    I have to think that as much as the MSM focuses on the guns and gun laws, they would know a thing or two about oh I don't know, guns and gun laws?

    It couldn't be that they are deliberately manipulating low info voters could it?:rolleyes::rolleyes:
     
  16. Koda

    Koda Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter 2016 Volunteer

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    This is what I meant with my reply... it seemed obvious to me but I didnt have a source. It seems to have been conveniently overlooked by the media and of course the anti gunners...

    https://pjmedia.com/trending/2015/1...ernardino-shooting-were-illegal-in-california

    the rifles were modified by illegally removing the bullet button, using/possessing large capacity magazines (illegal in Cali), and modified for full auto fire. There is also the potential of a straw purchase here but its not clear....

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  17. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    Well, at least they already come with the stick.... in their arses, next to their heads. :rolleyes:
     
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  18. Mark W.

    Mark W. Silverton, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Has anyone (like law enforcement) actually said the rifles were modified to shoot full auto? Or was the only Mod to allow quicker magazine changes? And can't you stuff a 30 or 40 rd mag in a rifle with a Bullet Button in place?
     
  19. Charliehorse

    Charliehorse Cascade Mts - State of Jefferson USA Well-Known Member

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    Agree. Its an ArmaLite Rifle! Call it what it is news morons!
     
  20. Pops1911

    Pops1911 Cinebar/Issaquah Well-Known Member

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    Posted this on another thread.

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