Skip to comments.Bury a Gun and Ammo For 15 Years
Posted on 03/16/2009 2:24:25 PM PDT by epow
Back in the early 1990s the outlook for the nation in general and gun owners in particular seemed rather grim to many people. A few years earlier in 1986, Congress had banned civilians from owning newly manufactured machine guns. There was ever more strident talk of banning semi-automatic weapons or so called assault weapons. Many of us regarded a semi-automatic rifle as the foundation of a home defense battery. Many of us believed that more laws banning ever more types of guns were imminent. About that time I acquired a Ruger Ranch Rifle through a private sale. I decided to stash it away in a safe place just in case my worst fear was to materialize, another gun ban. The general location of the pipe after the logging was done. It would have helped if I had had a better method of locating the pipe. The general location of the pipe after the logging was done. It would have helped if I had had a better method of locating the pipe.
First order of business was to decide how I would prepare the gun for long-term storage and where I would store it. I decided that for maximum security I needed to bury it. This would keep it safe from all but the most determined government goons. I set about finding an appropriate location. I live in a fairly remote, wooded rural area in the northeast. One day as I was walking in the woods I noticed a hemlock tree had blown down and been uprooted by a recent windstorm. There was a small crater about eight feet across and three feet deep where the root ball had been torn out of the ground. It occurred to me that this would be a good spot for my rifle.
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If I bury them, they win.
Don’t know about burying them. Have been trying to go through Texas Gun Trader to trade a CZ-75 for a Kahr K9, EG Makarov or Stoeger 9mm with no takers. Folks are hanging on to what they have and trying to give me worthless cash for mine. Not interested in Obama money....
Why bury something that you may find yourself suddenly in need of...
Those that would come to take your weapons, are those that they should be used on. You wont have time to dig ‘em up!
>>SKSs were the weapon of choice, because you could get them for $50.<<
Dang! I paid $105 for mine!
I’m also of the “if it’s time to bury ‘em, it’s time to use ‘em,” school. But if you should happen to have an extra or so...
I remember when they did that. It was on a voice vote so no one could be held accountable.
No one in their right mind will bury all of their arms.
The idea is to cache some weapons and ammunition for a time following the coming attempted confiscations should the “rebellion” fail and you be stripped of your second amendment protected right.
That way the resistance will not be forced to tool up and create weapons and ammunition from scratch. It’s not to protect your main battle rifle, but to give you a chance to rearm should you be forced to abandon it to keep your life.
Some ready, some hidden. There are good arguments for both.
You can still get a Mosin Nagant M44 for under $100 if you know where to look.
Bury one keep one as you have TWO chances to WIN !
I bought one of those Ruger’s about the same time this guy bought his. I did not bury it however. It is still in the closet today. I also got some extra mags and a few of those metal ammo boxes. This was at a gun show and those things were selling like hot cakes for about $220 for the rifle, about $4 or $5 dollars for the mags and a couple of bucks for the ammo boxes. I saw about 50 rifles go out the door while I was getting mine.
My buddy got an SKS for about $75 and we went out shooting. I like my rifle better than the SKS, but I’ll admit the SKS is a lot of fun. Something about a cheap Chinese rifle and a whole bunch of cheap chinese ammo is quite appealing.
I think that the idea is to have an emergency cache in case the JBT’s raid your house when no one is home and clean you out.
Ruger Ranch Rifle? Info, anyone?
Look on Gunbroker.com. You can search by state so that you can buy FTF.
While it might be more work at first, I think we should just bury politicians and bureaucrats for 15 years instead. ;)
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