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Microbus with a Minigun (NRA Convention)

Posted on 05/07/2013 6:01:19 AM PDT by varmintman

One of the more unusual items on display at the NRA convention in Houston was Magpul's Microbus with its minigun:



TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Hobbies; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: banglist; guncontrol; microbus; minigun; nra; secondamendment

1 posted on 05/07/2013 6:01:19 AM PDT by varmintman
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To: varmintman

Gun happy hippies.


2 posted on 05/07/2013 6:03:53 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: varmintman

I want one.


3 posted on 05/07/2013 6:04:25 AM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: cripplecreek

This appeared to be one of the later microbuses with a type 4 motor. I never really saw hippies in one of those.


4 posted on 05/07/2013 6:04:57 AM PDT by varmintman
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To: varmintman

...And we went for broke with a thousand screamin trucks
and eleven long haired friends of Jesus in a chartreuse microbus...


5 posted on 05/07/2013 6:08:23 AM PDT by Obadiah (High speed, low drag.)
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To: varmintman

That was at the Magpul booth.


6 posted on 05/07/2013 6:15:48 AM PDT by smokingfrog ( ==> sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: varmintman

That’s a 1967 21 Window VW Sunroof Samba with Safari Windows upfront. Hippies couldn’t afford one of these rare beauties.


7 posted on 05/07/2013 6:15:57 AM PDT by A_Tradition_Continues (formerly known as Politicalwit ...05/28/98 Class of '98)
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To: varmintman

Great Scott Marty!

8 posted on 05/07/2013 6:18:04 AM PDT by Jeff F
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To: Lurker

If it came with a Westfalia camper package, I would be sold...


9 posted on 05/07/2013 6:19:29 AM PDT by Haiku Guy (Gun Control Haiku: Say "Registration" / And they call you paranoid / So say "Privacy")
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To: varmintman

The mini-gun is a product of DILLON AEROSPACE, Scottsdale, AZ, fitted into the doors and cabins of many a helicopter, as ‘the good Afghans’ might tell you. Lovely, is it not?


10 posted on 05/07/2013 6:30:22 AM PDT by Terry L Smith
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To: Jeff F

It’s the Libyans!!


11 posted on 05/07/2013 6:33:37 AM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Some people take there grammar way to seriously.)
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To: varmintman

Another cool thing in the van was the dash mounted Hula Dancing girl... she was holding an AR15. I got to find one of those.


12 posted on 05/07/2013 6:37:05 AM PDT by GregoTX (Federalist)
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To: varmintman

Somewhere in this world, an hippie is crying because of that picture.

This pleases me.


13 posted on 05/07/2013 7:03:41 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: A_Tradition_Continues

Look closer; It’s a 23-window. You can see the back corner window on the far side through the vehicle.

That’s a beautiful vehicle.


14 posted on 05/07/2013 7:25:42 AM PDT by Little Pig (Vi Veri Veniversum Vivus Vici.)
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To: varmintman

Oh THAT is awesome. I once had a 69 bus, and it was a remarkably practical vehicle.


15 posted on 05/07/2013 7:26:46 AM PDT by Sender (It's never too late to be who you could have been.)
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To: varmintman

I want one!


16 posted on 05/07/2013 7:34:02 AM PDT by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: varmintman

Beautiful vehicle


17 posted on 05/07/2013 7:37:25 AM PDT by School of Rational Thought
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To: varmintman
It would be ironic if that bus were emblazoned with painted flowers, hippie peace signs and “coexist” and Obama Biden bumper stickers
18 posted on 05/07/2013 7:48:14 AM PDT by The Great RJ
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To: varmintman

Can’t see the pic.


19 posted on 05/07/2013 7:49:19 AM PDT by 2dogjoe (Have a Blessed Day)
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To: varmintman

This is not a new idea. Back in the last days of Rhodesia there was made a car with two sub-machine guns on the top facing right and left.

If attacked by Mugabe’s murderers the driver could spray the area with gunfire.


20 posted on 05/07/2013 7:53:50 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Do we now register our pressure cookers?)
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To: GregoTX
Created from a prop most likely. Get an AK toy gun, a hula bobble, and a glue gun.
Bet they would sell great at the flea market.

1:6 Scale AK47
Hula Girl bobble head doll

21 posted on 05/07/2013 7:56:28 AM PDT by MaxMax
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To: MaxMax
Here it is:


Magpul Van Hula Girl

22 posted on 05/07/2013 8:03:11 AM PDT by GregoTX (Federalist)
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To: varmintman

love the colors.


23 posted on 05/07/2013 9:34:10 AM PDT by GamecockD
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To: varmintman

want


24 posted on 05/07/2013 9:39:34 AM PDT by zeugma (Those of us who work for a living are outnumbered by those who vote for a living.)
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To: A_Tradition_Continues

I had one in 1971. Paid less than a thousand. There wasn’t a developed and overly voracious collectors market like there is now. I bought my first 32’ sailboat for $3500. My rent in Pacific Grove was $125 a month, and that was in a 1bdrm with a view of the bay if you were in the bedroom. A waitress at Nepenthe could actually afford to buy 5 acres up Garapata Creek. Used cars back then were not over priced like they are now. In fact cars in general weren’t. Like housing no one was investing in them. In 1969 I bought a 1962 Austin Healey Bug Eyed Sprite for $125. Times have changed.


25 posted on 05/07/2013 3:19:13 PM PDT by pacific_waters
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I was looking at some restored 1967 VW 21 and 23 window buses earlier...prices are 35K to 65K.


26 posted on 05/07/2013 3:25:59 PM PDT by A_Tradition_Continues (formerly known as Politicalwit ...05/28/98 Class of '98)
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To: A_Tradition_Continues

I had one in 1971. Paid less than a thousand. There wasn’t a developed and overly voracious collector market like there is now. I bought my first 32’ sailboat for $3500. My rent in Pacific Grove was $125 a month, and that was in a 1bdrm with a view of the bay if you were in the bedroom. A waitress at Nepenthe could actually afford to buy 5 acres up Garapata Creek. Used cars back then were not over priced like they are now. In fact cars in general weren’t. Like housing no one was investing in them. In 1969 I bought a 1962 Austin Healey Bug Eyed Sprite for $125. Times have changed. By the way, not saying the Samba sold as many to the flower child crowd (can’t stand the media created name, hippie, If you called yourself a hippie you weren’t a hippie.) as the other models. They were much more difficult to rig up with tie die curtains.


27 posted on 05/07/2013 3:26:01 PM PDT by pacific_waters
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To: GregoTX

Oh yea, that’s the “Hawaiian bobble hula girl”. What a hoot.


28 posted on 05/07/2013 4:50:07 PM PDT by MaxMax
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