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Americans Buy Enough Guns in Last Two Months to Outfit the Entire Chinese and Indian Armies
Gatewaypundit.com ^ | 1-14-2013 | Jim Hoft

Posted on 01/14/2013 6:28:42 AM PST by servo1969

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To: Twotone
I've heard that women love the S&W Bodyguard. Factory laser and ultralight.


101 posted on 01/14/2013 2:01:30 PM PST by houeto (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: houeto

Much of a kick? I have two S&W J-Frame revolvers & while I’m getting better at handling them, the recoil is a bit difficult, & I’ve got pretty good hand/arm-strength.


102 posted on 01/14/2013 2:08:39 PM PST by Twotone (Marte Et Clypeo)
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To: Mr. K

What a coincidence.....I lost all of my firearms in a tragic boating incident recently as well.

To compound the tragic loss, I injured my rotator cuff chopping through the ice so I could launch my boat. :))

EODGUY


103 posted on 01/14/2013 2:13:03 PM PST by EODGUY (Hold on to your copies of the Consititution of the United States. It is going to be re-written.)
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To: servo1969

Do katanas count? I picked up two more.


104 posted on 01/14/2013 2:24:25 PM PST by Psycho_Bunny (Thought Puzzle: Describe Islam without using the phrase "mental disorder" more than four times.)
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To: servo1969

This story gives me a happy.


105 posted on 01/14/2013 2:27:53 PM PST by Redcloak (Winter is coming.)
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To: sickoflibs
This is the grand irony,
the libs endlessly complain about gun manufacturers profits, yet they made them skyrocket by successfully electing Obama twice.


Obama will probably claim that small business is booming because of his policies -but won't mention that the only small business booming happens to be firearm related.
106 posted on 01/14/2013 2:56:35 PM PST by RandallFlagg
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To: Mr. K

I have one that shoots both, a Judge.


107 posted on 01/14/2013 2:58:10 PM PST by GeorgiaDawg32
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To: servo1969

Forget the guns. They will go after the bullets, powder, primer, shells and bullets. It is their only choice.


108 posted on 01/14/2013 2:58:53 PM PST by Sequoyah101
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To: Mr. K

I have one that shoots both, a Judge.


109 posted on 01/14/2013 3:01:18 PM PST by GeorgiaDawg32
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To: Gilbo_3; servo1969; sickoflibs

Brother, if the guns shows I’ve been to recently have been any indication, then no...

Just “good ol’ boys”, rebels, and yankees with attitude saying “Hell NO” with wallets that look strangely like an upraised middle finger, pointed in the general direction of DC...

...and I do means LOTS of good ol’ boys, rebels, and yankees. Lines stretching around corners, just to get in.


110 posted on 01/14/2013 3:01:56 PM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: servo1969

This is excellent news.


111 posted on 01/14/2013 3:21:06 PM PST by blam
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To: PGR88
It’s not the Indian or Chinese Army we fear.

No. We fear that Obama is a tyrant with an agenda to undermine America and subvert our constitution. He is no constitutional scholar. He behaves like he wants a fight, not a compromise under the law of the land. He offers nothing but his position....no giving of even an inch. Just bad-mouthing and name-calling. He is behaving like a totalitarian, hard-line Stalinist. Everything has to be his way or no way!

That is not the way the political process works. We should be striving to achieve what we can agree to, not hammering the other side's position into the ground.

Of course Obama is not at the core a politician. He is an aggressive agitator. He knows nothing else but bullying. He only believes in beating others into submission.

He has yet to learn that the reed that cannot bend, breaks in the wind.

This lack of flexibility in Obama is what will have him in a full confrontation with the House, Senate, States, and taxpayers sooner or later. More likely sooner, in my opinion. We should be prepared to fight. That is what the president wants. It is so very clear.

112 posted on 01/14/2013 3:32:52 PM PST by Rapscallion (Obama does not know how to respect the opinions of others and find common ground.)
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To: rfp1234

“Evidently, women in those countries only count as fractions of a person.”

I’m sure you meant “percentages”.


113 posted on 01/14/2013 4:01:24 PM PST by sanjuanbob
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Support Free Republic

114 posted on 01/14/2013 4:04:00 PM PST by RedMDer (Those that believe in gun free zones should wear GUN FREE ZONE T-SHIRTS.)
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To: Twotone

S& W Airweight hammerless is a good choice. Have her pull the trigger on an empty gun to make sure she can handle the pull.


115 posted on 01/14/2013 4:27:48 PM PST by patriotsblood
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To: crusty old prospector

I went to Cabela’s last Monday near where I live and they had about 20,000 rounds of CCI mini-mag .22LR. Although there was no 5.56 or .223 anywhere to be found. There were about fifteen people waiting in line to look at guns and this was at 2:30 pm. I would have liked to see it at 12:00 pm on Saturday.


116 posted on 01/14/2013 4:30:39 PM PST by Sawdring
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To: servo1969

If obama and the libs don’t own stock in the gun and ammo companies then they are idiots.


117 posted on 01/14/2013 4:31:21 PM PST by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: DocRock

The criminal thugs, those who shouldn’t own them and are not burdened by the law, have probably acquired just as many.


118 posted on 01/14/2013 4:34:53 PM PST by doug from upland (Obama and the leftists - destroying our country one day at a time)
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To: servo1969

What Good Can a Handgun Do Against An Army?
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-backroom/2312894/posts


119 posted on 01/14/2013 4:35:19 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: TomGuy

I had a friend lose them in a tragic wheat thresher incident. Still won’t speak of that day.....


120 posted on 01/14/2013 4:38:46 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: servo1969
In the four years since Barack Obama was first elected president in November 2008, an estimated 67 million firearms have been purchased in the United States.

  1. If there were "about 300 million" guns in the US in 2008, and 67 million have been sold since then. How many are there, really?
  2. If they are counting NICS background checks, and CCW license holders are exempt from NICS checks, then how many were really sold?
  3. Ruger sold something like 1.2M guns in 2012 alone. They were already behind before Sandy Hook.
Methinks that, in a pinch, we might find an enormous number of guns in the hands of our neighbors. Anyone hoping to disarm Americans will find that the Japanese were right. There is a gun behind every blade of grass.
121 posted on 01/14/2013 4:41:27 PM PST by tpmintx (Gun free zones are hunting preserves for unarmed people.)
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To: Sawdring

Maybe I am surrounded by bitter clingers? This is a good sign. I would hate to live in an area where there is ample ammunition and firearms.


122 posted on 01/14/2013 4:41:44 PM PST by crusty old prospector
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To: crusty old prospector

So, we’re utnumbering the Indians and Chinese armies?

Good, this is the general idea.


123 posted on 01/14/2013 4:48:45 PM PST by LibsRJerks
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To: servo1969

To the communists/marxists/liberals/democrats:

YOU ARE ON NOTICE!


124 posted on 01/14/2013 4:50:44 PM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: servo1969
two of them were mine!

Four were mine, all US manufactured, and they aren't going to outfit any Chinese or Indian army members.

125 posted on 01/14/2013 4:52:20 PM PST by Alaska Wolf (Carry a Gun, It's a Lighter Burden Than Regret)
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To: servo1969
two of them were mine!

Four were mine, all US manufactured, and they aren't going to outfit any Chinese or Indian army members.

126 posted on 01/14/2013 4:52:29 PM PST by Alaska Wolf (Carry a Gun, It's a Lighter Burden Than Regret)
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To: Cyber Liberty
I had a friend lose them in a tragic wheat thresher incident.

Yeah, that happened to me too. It turned out I couldn't really go boating in a wheat thresher. Who knew?

127 posted on 01/14/2013 4:57:13 PM PST by Billthedrill
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To: yldstrk

Yep. So a revolution in Red China isn’t far fetched. Providing that the revolutionaries have access to the Black Market.


128 posted on 01/14/2013 4:58:14 PM PST by MinorityRepublican
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To: backwoods-engineer

I just purchased a box of 9mm Luger ammo from our local Wal-Mart two hours ago. Another guy bought a box and when we left there was just one left. But on the subject of restocking, the clerk - who in an old guy that has been in Wal-Mart sporting goods for years — said ammo is not being restocked and is “on hold”. I didn’t think to ask if this meant every type or not. But he did tell a third guy that 22LR — which was out of stock — is not “on order”. Oh, yeah, I bought a box of .22 short and there was plenty of that.


129 posted on 01/14/2013 5:12:52 PM PST by steve86 (Acerbic by Nature, not NurtureĀ™)
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To: servo1969

Good start...


130 posted on 01/14/2013 5:19:40 PM PST by madison10
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To: servo1969

Yeah, but we’re a little little light on heavy weapons. We need some RPGs, mortars, MANPADS, AGLs, and ATGMs.


131 posted on 01/14/2013 5:35:59 PM PST by Little Ray (Waiting for the return of the Gods of the Copybook Headings.)
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To: servo1969

Two more for me too, more to come. 6 magpuls too. Makes me proud!!!


132 posted on 01/14/2013 5:47:21 PM PST by lookout88 (.combat officer's dad)
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To: All

1.I didn’t register to buy a newly registered gun.
2.Lots of boats and guns in Florida...
3.One doesn’t need to register metal finds on local beaches...


133 posted on 01/14/2013 6:23:40 PM PST by sarasmom
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To: GeorgiaDawg32

yeah, before my tragic boating accident I had just purchased one of those that shot both 410 and 45 ammo.

I was looking for a 410 (to teach my little girls to shoot) - I had heard SOME 410s can also shoot 45 cal. and when I saw one in the store I thought “you shall be mine”

Any one here up in reloading? 410 ammo is expensive. I dont know why since it is smaller and uses less of everything ( less mass production? )

I thought a 410 would be great for home defense because it won’t take out a structural wall like a 12 guage would


134 posted on 01/14/2013 7:15:30 PM PST by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: Sawdring

I’ll be selling my stash of .223 (3 dozen boxes) along with my Oly Arms AR15A2 and a dozen 20 and 30 round mags at the Puyallup gun show this weekend, to finance some time off
work to recover from chemo.


135 posted on 01/14/2013 7:20:33 PM PST by RitchieAprile (the obstreperous gentleman..)
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To: RitchieAprile

I’m sorry to hear that. I hope all will go well and you recover to shoot another day.


136 posted on 01/14/2013 7:58:34 PM PST by Sawdring
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To: Twotone

I would look at a Ruger SP101. I can’t operate a slide either. It is a hammerless five shot revolver so it won’t snag on clothing or on items in your purse. It has a five pound trigger pull. Capacity is five rounds of either 357 or you can also load .38 for less kick.


137 posted on 01/14/2013 8:01:02 PM PST by snippy_about_it
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To: crusty old prospector

“I bought a Ruger 10/22 in .22 LR on Friday. I can’t find any ammo around here (I have plenty stockpiled) and finally found a spare magazine today but only the factory 10 round one.”

When you can, and they will be available, get the Ruger Factory BX-25 for your 10/22. They do not misfire, and work with all the 22 LR I have put through mine. Also, look for the Alangator™ TriMag™ Factory 10/22 Magazine Coupler
It joins three Ruger 10/22 factory magazines with its patent-pending three-way connector for lightning-fast reloads, easier handling and improved grip. It clamps the magazines together – no glue or adhesive needed. Tested by champion competition shooters. Made in USA.

These work great too, tying 3 10 rd mags together. http://reviews.cabelas.com/8815/230152/alangator-trimag-factory-10-22-magazine-coupler-reviews/reviews.htm


138 posted on 01/14/2013 8:11:30 PM PST by GGpaX4DumpedTea (I am a Tea Party descendant...steeped in the Constitutional Republic given to us by the Founders.)
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To: Twotone

“She’s 68 with arthritis.”

Have her try 20 Mule Team Borax for the arthritis...buy it in the laundry section of the grocery store. Have her put a tablespoon or so in a small dish and keep it in her bathroom where it is easily accessible. She should like the tip of her index finger, stick it in the Borax, lick the Borax off...and do that 3 or 4 times a day.

Borax and expecially Boric acid are label as poisons. They are not. Borax is less poisonous than table salt. Borax also is great in the laundry, so she might find it beneficial there too.


139 posted on 01/14/2013 8:17:34 PM PST by GGpaX4DumpedTea (I am a Tea Party descendant...steeped in the Constitutional Republic given to us by the Founders.)
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To: DocRock

“Just scanning the linked article, it looks like those are just the ones requiring background checks. I wonder what the total is.”

A very close friend of mine has six purchased in the past 18 months, and none required background check. I would guess that the real total is really, really huge. Understand, of course that many of the guns bought not requiring bg cks are not new. All the same, they have increased the supply and spread it out among many new owners.

And for what it is worth, none of these people are buying guns so that they will have something to offer in any kind of a ‘buy back’. Most of these people will not ‘register’, nor will they ever turn them in...these people are buying guns now to defend the 2nd Amendment and the Constitution against acts of tyranny...acts of tyranny that come from within...

The following is from Isaiah and is aprapo to the current situation...God is speaking through Isaiah...

WOE TO THE LEGISLATORS…

Woe to the legislators of infamous laws,
to those who issue tyrannical decrees,
who refuse justice to the unfortunate
and cheat the poor among my people of their rights,
who make widows their prey
and rob the orphan.
What will you do on the day of punishment,
when, from far off, destruction comes?
To whom will you run for help?
Where will you leave your riches?
Nothing for it byt to crouch with the captives
and to fall with the slain,
Yet his anger is not spent,
Still his hand is raised to strike.
Isaiah 10:1-4 (Jerusalem Bible)


140 posted on 01/14/2013 8:34:05 PM PST by GGpaX4DumpedTea (I am a Tea Party descendant...steeped in the Constitutional Republic given to us by the Founders.)
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To: Carry_Okie
Youve spent too much time in town...

I, like many in flyover country, have a sweet well, supplies, and prodigious wildcrafting resources. You can hole up here....though its quite a walk from there.

141 posted on 01/14/2013 11:11:39 PM PST by gnarledmaw (Obama: Evincing a Design since 2009)
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To: sanjuanbob; rfp1234

Im guessing he meant fractions, as in slaves, or more correctly, less than self-sovereign.


142 posted on 01/14/2013 11:21:39 PM PST by gnarledmaw (Obama: Evincing a Design since 2009)
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To: gnarledmaw
ouve spent too much time in town...

You've failed to read my FR page. I don't live "in town."

I, like many in flyover country, have a sweet well, supplies, and prodigious wildcrafting resources. You can hole up here....though its quite a walk from there.

"Holing up" is a sure-fire way to lose. Just ask the Indians. They knew a ton more about survival living mobile on the land than you do.

Seeing as the experience upon which I'm drawing is at least 3,500 years old and comprised an entire book I wrote on the topic, perhaps you'd best do just a touch more homework before posting.

143 posted on 01/14/2013 11:26:44 PM PST by Carry_Okie (GunWalker: Arming "a civilian national security force that's just as powerful, just as well funded")
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To: GGpaX4DumpedTea; Twotone

Borax is a miracle sustance, it is also the most effective roach poison I know. I would be very careful about doing any such thing.


144 posted on 01/14/2013 11:27:25 PM PST by gnarledmaw (Obama: Evincing a Design since 2009)
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To: Carry_Okie
Youve written a book on how to be foolish? Applause.

If you werent a clueless city dweller you would know that those of us outside of town have the things you worry about.

Good luck wandering the wilderness alone. Youll be the first to go. It will sincerely sadden me.

145 posted on 01/14/2013 11:33:43 PM PST by gnarledmaw (Obama: Evincing a Design since 2009)
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To: gnarledmaw
Youve written a book on how to be foolish? Applause.

This is my last post to you moron.

If you werent a clueless city dweller you would know that those of us outside of town have the things you worry about.

Second time: I'm not a city dweller. You're wrong, again. I live in a rural area. I have my own well too. So what?

Good luck wandering the wilderness alone.

"Wilderness" is an modern urban myth pursuant to the 18th Century adoption of Bacon's pathetic reading of Lucretius, but surely you know that. For the last 10,000 years, "wilderness" worldwide, has had people in it until very recently. We were warned, in the Bible, to cherish and maintain our relationship with nomadic peoples (which is what the book is about). Modern culture removed them to the very peril to which you refer, leaving cities ripe for siege warfare. There will be no escape. Duh. You'll just be part of the "mopping up" operation, if they don't cram you into town first.

That you have a place far from town doesn't mean you have what it takes TO DEFEAT THE ENEMY, without which you are eventually dead meat, and a failure to generations to come. Get a clue.

146 posted on 01/14/2013 11:57:22 PM PST by Carry_Okie (GunWalker: Arming "a civilian national security force that's just as powerful, just as well funded")
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To: servo1969

Next month we’re going to put the Chinese and Indian armies on retainer to defend our right to keep and bear arms. Your move, 0bambi.


147 posted on 01/14/2013 11:58:09 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Mr. K

Ah yes. I lost a similar weapon just recently in an equally tragic boating accident. It was called “The Judge”. Lovely gun. Think I’ll buy some more ammo for it....

just in case I find it some day. Ya just never know. It could happen.

“How do 410 shotgun shells compare with .45 bullets? (cost wise) the one gun ‘my friend’ bought is made to shoot both.) [I mean if he hadn’t lost them in the tragic boating accident]”


148 posted on 01/15/2013 12:08:05 AM PST by XenaLee (The only good commie is a dead commie.)
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To: RitchieAprile

I’ll buy all that. Im close by and can meet you at the show or else where. PM me if interested.


149 posted on 01/15/2013 12:09:47 AM PST by ezoeni
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To: Carry_Okie
"This is my last post to you moron."

Thank God, I get tired of dealing with intentionally dense people.

"I'm not a city dweller."

So you moved out of town and carried all your foolish pre-conceptions with you. Got it. Doesnt speak to the fact that due to many reasons other than fear of what is come from the feds, many of us are ready for that also.

""Wilderness" is an modern urban myth ..."

And where does a small band of genius nomads get the power TO DEFEAT THE ENEMY? Nowhere.

150 posted on 01/15/2013 12:10:03 AM PST by gnarledmaw (Obama: Evincing a Design since 2009)
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