Skip to comments.Vanity: I'm in the market for a NEW assault rifle. Any suggestions?
Posted on 12/15/2012 10:39:03 PM PST by RC one
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The manufacturer and dealer of the rifle used in the Washington, D.C.-area sniper shootings agreed Wednesday to pay $2.5 million in a settlement with victims and victims' families.
The settlement with Bushmaster marks the first time a gun manufacturer has agreed to pay damages to settle claims of negligent distribution of weapons, said Jon Lowy, a lawyer with the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence. He helped argue the case. He said the settlement with Bull's Eye Shooter Supply is the largest against a gun dealer.
''These settlements send a loud and clear message that the gun industry cannot turn a blind eye to how criminals get their guns," Lowy said.
Bushmaster Firearms of Windham, Maine, agreed to pay $550,000 to eight plaintiffs. Bull's Eye Shooter Supply of Tacoma, where the snipers' Bushmaster rifle came from, agreed to pay $2 million.
Rigid stock or folding stock. Stamped or milled receiver. Russian, Bulgarian, Czech, Romanian, Chicom or other variants.
Heck get one of each and start a collection.
I have a SCAR17 and would not trade it for any other rifle.
What’s an assault rifle?
I was in my favorite gun store yesterday 20 minutes after it opened. It's a very LARGE store with 20+ lanes for target practice.
I got one of the last two parking spots in the lot when I arrived. There was a LINE to have FOID pictures taken. Every gun shop employee was busy with customers looking at firearms. I waited almost 30 minutes to get help looking at a new compact 9mm for my wife.
The ammo shelves were already half-empty as I replenished my supply of 9mm and .308's. Picked up a bucket of .223, and three high capacity magazines for my HnK USP9.
Since Illinois now *HAS* to pass a conceal/carry law per a Federal Appeals Court last week, I was also looking for a holster for my HnK USP9 and a holster for my wife's 380, figuring it's best to pick those up NOW than after the law finally passes and everyone wants them.
Spent 2 hours total in the store, by the time I walked out cars were circling the lot looking for parking spaces. It was a MAD HOUSE. Every time these stupid Democrats start talking gun control, everyone seemingly heads for the gun shops.
That’s alot of AR-15 for $1145. I’d buy one (if I needed another....)
[ You are now my favorite Freeper (sorry Laz)]
Laz is laying low for awhile because of his post a few days ago identifying the wrong shooter in the school massacre.
It’s always good to have a backup fav.
Sig-Sauer SIG556, on sale at Cabelas for $999.98. Adjustable folding stock,gas piston design, easy to clean, tack driver.
I’m looking myself and I’m looking at the Mosin Nagant 91/30 at Bud’s for just $119. 7.62 x 54R is the only drawback, although I think Hickok said you can get 500 rds for under $100, and that surplus military ammo is plentiful. That would get a person a rifle and 2000 rounds for around $500.
Build an AR yourself. It is not difficult to do. Then you can have exactly the weapon you want ... Well not really, you will probably keep changing things and playing. It is very important to keep changing your mind about what you exactly want. AR’s are like Barbies for men.
That’s the problem we have with my son’s AK. You have to wear gloves to shoot it much at the range.
According to the media, anything with a barrel and a trigger attached to it.
I’ve got a M91/30. It can definitely reach out there.
Surplus ammo from aimsurplus.com typically runs about $80 for a 440 round spam can.
Military C&R guns are some of the most overlooked values out there. (I love my CZ-82. It’s my favorite EDC. $200)
Yep... except the magazines will cost you both arms and a leg.
OK, so you own some anodized aluminum and plastic.
How about you look at a real rifle? Made of nothing but heat-treated steel and walnut?
Go look at a M1A.
Instead you might say "AR-15", etc, not that they're the same thing.
If "Assault rifle" is the wrong term for them, it's the wrong term for us. Conversely, if we use the term we're providing a definition for them.
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