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A message for Glock (Editorial suggesting glock should stop selling to civilians)
NY Post ^ | January 12, 2011

Posted on 01/12/2011 2:35:09 PM PST by lowbridge

Why Loughner -- who'd been rejected by the military for his past drug use and arrested on drug charges -- was free to buy a 30-round magazine is a mystery.

Almost as much a mystery, frankly, as why Glock even markets them: They have no discernible civilian efficacy -- and damned little military utility.

Yet sales of the magazines reportedly are way up around the country in the wake of the Tucson massacre.

Here's an opportunity for the NYPD -- and every big-city police department in the nation -- to help turn this around by sending Glock a simple message: Halt all sales of the magazines to civilians -- or we'll stop using your weapon for our own officers.

(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Editorial; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: banglist; giffords; glock; guncontrol; liberalfascism; reichstagfire; tucson1was1insidejob
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1 posted on 01/12/2011 2:35:17 PM PST by lowbridge
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To: lowbridge
I doubt seriously the magazine was made by Glock! Even their normal capacity mags are expensive. If they even make a 30, the cost would probably be out of sight.
2 posted on 01/12/2011 2:37:08 PM PST by I cannot think of a name
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To: lowbridge

silly leftards

“If Guns were Treated Like Cars”

http://www.stentorian.com/2ndamend/license.html


3 posted on 01/12/2011 2:37:34 PM PST by WOBBLY BOB ( "I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something"- Jim Demint)
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To: lowbridge

Hey Compost: I have two such mags from the days when they were legal in Kommiefohnia, and so far they haven’t done any harm to anyone or anything.


4 posted on 01/12/2011 2:37:37 PM PST by elpinta (John 17:3)
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To: lowbridge
‘‘Germans who wish to use firearms should join the SS or the SA - ordinary citizens don't need guns, as their having guns doesn't serve the State.’’

- Heinrich Himmler
5 posted on 01/12/2011 2:38:08 PM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: lowbridge

So much stupidity, so little time. (not you lowbridge, the author of the editorial)


6 posted on 01/12/2011 2:38:08 PM PST by PhiloBedo (You gotta roll with the punches and get with what's real.)
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To: I cannot think of a name

I had a bunch before the boating accident.


7 posted on 01/12/2011 2:38:18 PM PST by WOBBLY BOB ( "I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something"- Jim Demint)
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To: lowbridge

Is it any wonder there’s been a massive “run” on Glock pistols in recent days?


8 posted on 01/12/2011 2:38:18 PM PST by pogo101
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To: lowbridge

Yeah and as an astute businessman, Mr. (Anton?) Glock will certainly shut off that part of his market. Besides, the Glock 19 has a 15 round mag anyway. Not like somebody could do some harm with that, right?


9 posted on 01/12/2011 2:38:26 PM PST by LouAvul
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To: lowbridge

Banned here in CA 10 mag is max allowed.


10 posted on 01/12/2011 2:38:45 PM PST by GSP.FAN (Some days, it's not even worth chewing through the restraints.)
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To: lowbridge

yeah and Hollywood should stop making violent films.


11 posted on 01/12/2011 2:38:56 PM PST by NoLibZone (Five time DNC backed candidate Fred Phelps: "God sent the shooter".)
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To: lowbridge
Guess it's time to buy a Glock...and a shytepot load of extended "clips"

Just hope my Beretta mags don't get jealous...

12 posted on 01/12/2011 2:38:56 PM PST by moovova (Don't let Obama spoil the word "hope" for you...)
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To: lowbridge

shall not be infringed... it covers his right to own...

in a free society, unfortunately this is the cost... until our criminal justice system starts offing these shooters instead of coddling them and making them celebrity killers... it will continue.


13 posted on 01/12/2011 2:39:02 PM PST by teeman8r (if i were allowed to carry and was there in arizona, he'd be dead; the only one.)
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To: lowbridge
Let's stop giving driver's licenses to illegals - how many people have they killed?
14 posted on 01/12/2011 2:40:52 PM PST by 11th_VA (Bush is gone, long live the Tea Party ....)
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To: lowbridge
An answer from Glock:
Yes...there very definitely IS a need for civilians to have these high capacity mags...



15 posted on 01/12/2011 2:41:50 PM PST by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both)
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To: elpinta

Were they made by Glock or an after-market? I’ve got a couple hi-capacity mags for My Ruger KP97, they weren’t made by Ruger.


16 posted on 01/12/2011 2:42:02 PM PST by stuartcr (When politicians politicize issues, aren't they just doing their job?)
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To: lowbridge

“They have no discernible civilian efficacy”

Except keeping the feds from trampling our freedom.


17 posted on 01/12/2011 2:42:28 PM PST by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: lowbridge

I hought the Post was a conservative paper that would research something before they put their foot in their mouth.

I don’t have a 30 round mag, but I defend it on the grounds that it is a good home defense item.

3:00AM, your eyes are out of focus because you are aroused from a deep sleep...

How many times will you miss?

Cops wide awake in the middle of their shift miss 85% of the time.

If you hit only 15%, that is only 4.5 hits. If two guys break in.....

Maybe 60 rounds would be better.

A 30 round mag is a good thing to have under the bed.


18 posted on 01/12/2011 2:43:21 PM PST by old curmudgeon
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To: lowbridge
They have no discernible civilian efficacy -- and damned little military utility.

Um...so neither a civilian shooter or a military officer would prefer to fire more bullets between reloads? On what facts does he base that conclusion?

I doubt I'll ever have to fire any of my weapons in a combat situation, but if I could get them belt fed I'd do it. Better to finish a fight with lots of ammo unfired than get caught short or get popped during a reload.

19 posted on 01/12/2011 2:43:21 PM PST by Mr. Silverback (Anyone who says we need illegals to do the jobs Americans won't do has never watched "Dirty Jobs.")
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To: stuartcr

Genuine Glock, IIRC for a G30? that is not marketed in the US.


20 posted on 01/12/2011 2:43:32 PM PST by elpinta (John 17:3)
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To: GSP.FAN

here in NY large cap mags are grandfathered in...if they were made before the clinton mag ban they are legal to own and use....so you could conceivably get the new magazines without dates of manufacture on them(the law lapsed after 10 years)....and most cops would not know the difference...but if you got arrested for something else...or protected your life with a gun with a plus 10 round magazine made after the clinton ban, they have ways of determining when it was made and will charge you with a felony....

so much for the constitution


21 posted on 01/12/2011 2:45:36 PM PST by Vaquero (BHO....'The Pretenda from Kenya')
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To: WOBBLY BOB
Glad you mentuoned cars. Morepeople die from car accidents than they do from bith accidental and intentional shotings combined.

Why don't they ban cars?

Its simple really, the left don't care if some leftist gets killed if he is a poor or unfortunated driver. THe left simply doesn't want a person to be able to blow away a leftist libtard who decides he wants whats yours inside your house, or if the wants to kill you or your family for some reason.Thats about the sum of it.EFF THEM, LOL.

22 posted on 01/12/2011 2:45:39 PM PST by Candor7 (Obama . fascist info..http://www.americanthinker.com2009/05/brack_obama_the _quintessentia_1.html)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

I get the jest of your message. But if you had actual Glock 30 round mags, how much did they cost? A few spares for my model 23 cost me something like $69 - and at a gun show no less.


23 posted on 01/12/2011 2:46:20 PM PST by I cannot think of a name
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To: I cannot think of a name

Out of curiosity, when did you get them because that price is insanely high.


24 posted on 01/12/2011 2:47:53 PM PST by mrmeyer ("When brute force is on the march, compromise is the red carpet." Ayn Rand)
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To: lowbridge

I wonder about the utility of a 30 round mag as an owner of a Glock 23 with a CCW permit. It’s bulky enough without the extra long mag. But I recognize that others might disagree and who am I to argue.

With practice & extra mags Jared Loughner could have gotten off the same number of shots. Banning hi-cap mags isn’t going to make anybody a whole lot safer.


25 posted on 01/12/2011 2:48:51 PM PST by Tallguy (Received a fine from the NFL for a helmet-to-helmet hit.)
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To: I cannot think of a name

I am still waiting word on where he got the money for the gun.


26 posted on 01/12/2011 2:49:17 PM PST by GeronL (How DARE you have an opinion!!)
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To: I cannot think of a name

don’t recall ...CDNN maybe?


27 posted on 01/12/2011 2:49:34 PM PST by WOBBLY BOB ( "I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something"- Jim Demint)
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To: I cannot think of a name
You betcha Glock sells 33-round 9mm magazines!

HERE They aren't all THAT expensive.

Some people don't like to spend time reloading at the range, I guess.

I like flush-fitting magazines, and I don't like Glocks, but it's a free country! At least it is for now.

28 posted on 01/12/2011 2:51:27 PM PST by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: mrmeyer

At a gun show here in San Antonio, probably 5 years or so ago. For some reason, the 13 rounders for the 23 always seem to be high - I don’t know why unless it is low sales volume.


29 posted on 01/12/2011 2:52:13 PM PST by I cannot think of a name
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To: old curmudgeon
A 30 round mag is a good thing to have under the bed.

and a gun too!

30 posted on 01/12/2011 2:52:41 PM PST by GeronL (How DARE you have an opinion!!)
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To: GeronL

Good question. The guy supposedly was turned down for 65 minimum wage jobs.


31 posted on 01/12/2011 2:53:26 PM PST by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both)
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To: cripplecreek

ounds just like the leftwing dumbocraps. I find a lot of similiarities with the two parties.


32 posted on 01/12/2011 2:56:44 PM PST by bfree (The revolution is coming - OBAMI IS THE ENEMY OF FREEDOM)
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To: lowbridge

I have a hundred round magazine for my military style assault rifle and I can think of a use for it. I just pray that it never becomes necessary.


33 posted on 01/12/2011 2:57:05 PM PST by Teotwawki (To Him be the glory throughout all generations.)
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To: Vaquero

It’s all about gun control and the dems will exploit this tragedy for “some reasonable gun controls”....


34 posted on 01/12/2011 2:58:11 PM PST by GSP.FAN (Some days, it's not even worth chewing through the restraints.)
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To: Candor7

“Its simple really, the left don’t care if some leftist gets killed if he is a poor or unfortunated driver. THe left simply doesn’t want a person to be able to blow away a leftist libtard who decides he wants whats yours inside your house, or if the wants to kill you or your family for some reason.Thats about the sum of it.”

You get sergeantdave’s “Succinct Award” of the day.


35 posted on 01/12/2011 2:58:49 PM PST by sergeantdave
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To: GeronL

The money to buy the gun and mags came from the government.

Conservatives work and actually PAY taxes so it’s still our fault.


36 posted on 01/12/2011 2:58:55 PM PST by NoLibZone (Five time DNC backed candidate Fred Phelps: "God sent the shooter".)
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To: Candor7
Glad you mentuoned cars.

What is "mentuoned"?

Morepeople die

What kind of people?

bith accidental and intentional shotings

Bith shotings are bad, mmm'kay?

What do you suppose should be the punishment for public illiteracy?

37 posted on 01/12/2011 3:00:15 PM PST by humblegunner (Blogger Overlord)
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To: lowbridge
They have no discernible civilian efficacy

"Zombie" control ...

38 posted on 01/12/2011 3:02:13 PM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: I cannot think of a name

Actually reading your post again — most firearms manufacturers do not manufacture their own magazines, but they do sell magazines in their own packaging, and often with their own markings.


39 posted on 01/12/2011 3:02:20 PM PST by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: NoLibZone

lol.

“darn you, you conservatives paid for that gun!” tomorrow’s CNN headline


40 posted on 01/12/2011 3:04:01 PM PST by GeronL (How DARE you have an opinion!!)
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To: Sooth2222

If guns kill people, then pencils make spelling errors.


41 posted on 01/12/2011 3:04:19 PM PST by baiamonte
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To: lowbridge
Molan Labe MF’er. All of you should answer the left in this way.

LLS

42 posted on 01/12/2011 3:07:04 PM PST by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: lowbridge

The 33 round magazine is for the G18, a select fire “machine pistol” that is only sold in Europe to military and leos. I did see one at Knob Creek 10 years ago tho. After the second round you are trying to keep it from shooting holes in clouds. They are an NFA firearm, highly regulated, requiring BATFE papers to own. As for the mags, I guess there is a cool factor, although how cool it is having at least 10 inches of mag hanging out your G17 or G19 escapes me, but to each his or her own. I suppose for range time they cut down on reloads.


43 posted on 01/12/2011 3:07:29 PM PST by W.Lee (No compromise)
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To: BenLurkin; GeronL

I imagine with a scrambled egg mindset like his, Loughner had no moral reservations about taking $600 from his mother’s purse.


44 posted on 01/12/2011 3:13:04 PM PST by buccaneer81 (ECOMCON)
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To: lowbridge

Here’s a message for the NY Slimes

A spike in Glock sales

http://www.cbs6albany.com/news/glock-1281911-shooting-sales.html

‘Before they tighten up the state laws, I’m buying more guns’

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/before-they-tighten-up-the-state-laws-im-buying-more-guns-2181110.html


45 posted on 01/12/2011 3:13:14 PM PST by FromLori (FromLori">)
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To: W.Lee
Yup. I own a couple. Just because. A couple of years ago I think I got them for cheap. Haven't priced them lately.


46 posted on 01/12/2011 3:17:14 PM PST by VeniVidiVici (My baloney has a first name, it's DEMOCRAT; my baloney has a second name, it's PARTY)
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To: I cannot think of a name
Good thing the author hasn't seen this. He'd have a coronary!!

Glock on Steroids
47 posted on 01/12/2011 3:18:50 PM PST by rickomatic
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To: lowbridge

I suspect Gaston Glock’s reply will be “Eat me!”


48 posted on 01/12/2011 3:20:03 PM PST by Nachoman (Wisdom is learned, cynicism is earned.)
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To: rickomatic
Or this one.

Full Auto Glock
49 posted on 01/12/2011 3:22:22 PM PST by rickomatic
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To: elpinta
“Genuine Glock, IIRC for a G30? that is not marketed in the US.”

Glock does market the G30 in the US. The magazine capacity is 10 rds insomuch as the G30 is a sub compact. The 13rd mags for a G21 work in a G30 altho they do extrude somewhat from magazine well.

50 posted on 01/12/2011 3:22:25 PM PST by Polynikes (Haakkaa Paalle)
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