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New Online Classifieds - Arms List
Ascca ^ | 27 April, 2009 | John Anderson

Posted on 04/28/2009 5:23:32 AM PDT by marktwain

Tired of Ebay and Craigslist snubbing you?

Has your local paper refused to list guns in their classifieds section?

Afraid of overreaching legislation designed to strip away your ability to purchase firearms from other law abiding individuals?

Local suppliers unable to meet demand?

Visit the Arms List

They boast, " ARMSLIST, is a free local classified site for listing hand guns, pistols, rifles, shotguns, ammunition, archery, and hunting equipment. We created this site to allow people to find buyers and seller in their local community and not have to pay fees to list their stuff. We wanted the site to be simple, easy to use, and non-intrusive, but specifically for buying, selling, and trading guns!

ARMSLIST was created by a number of gun owning and gun loving Americans after seeing firsthand how the popular marketplace sites on the Internet shun firearms. We appreciate all the help and support that everyone has given us and hope for continued success of the site!"

They have local classifieds springing up in cities all over the country.I've already found a sweet little number i'll be checking on as soon as I write this post. All state and federal laws apply of course!

P.S. Inevitably some hack will pound his fist on a desk somewhere and announce that this is criminal and should be stopped. Of course, people sell firearms to each other every day at garage sales, among family and friends by word of mouth, at gun shows and in the paper (some of them)so this should be no big deal right?

Use it while you can!


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: ads; banglist; classified; guns
A very worthy project.
1 posted on 04/28/2009 5:23:33 AM PDT by marktwain
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To: marktwain; Joe Brower
This smells like a BATFag sting operation to me.


2 posted on 04/28/2009 5:27:25 AM PDT by Travis McGee ("Foreign Enemies And Traitors" will be ready the first week of May.)
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To: Travis McGee

You’ll know its a govvie operation if they permit listing illegal weapons such as Class 3’s and other “hunting equipment” you do not usually see in the local sporting goods store.


3 posted on 04/28/2009 5:31:11 AM PDT by L,TOWM (Liberals, The Other White Meat)
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To: Travis McGee

I suppose it is possible. But, if no serial numbers are listed, and contact for the actual sale is made with a telephone, it does not appear that they gain much, if anything.

They could determine who advertised a gun for sale - but that it legal, and after the sale, the gun would not be there.


4 posted on 04/28/2009 5:31:25 AM PDT by marktwain
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To: marktwain

And the fist thing you have to do is enable cookies.....


5 posted on 04/28/2009 5:31:52 AM PDT by Adder (Proudly ignoring Zero's political stylings since 1-20-09!)
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To: marktwain
My 2 pence worth.

Being a Brit, and not being exposed to firearms in everyday activities, the idea of a classifieds for guns seems obviously a bit strange to me!

I don't have a problem with it though, and although I have reservations about undesirables using this service to get weapons for terrorist activities, I think it's a good idea for gun fans and users to buy and sell their kit.

I think the majority of genuine gun owners have the gile and vision not to sell their unwanted kit to dubious characters.
I'm not sure the new US administration will see it that way though.
6 posted on 04/28/2009 5:32:22 AM PDT by bethybabes69
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To: marktwain

Gunbroker.com is also another viable option.


7 posted on 04/28/2009 5:32:29 AM PDT by Carpe Cerevisi
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To: marktwain

“that it” should be “that is”.


8 posted on 04/28/2009 5:32:30 AM PDT by marktwain
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To: marktwain

What if the BATFags are the webmasters, and are busy collecting and mining data?


9 posted on 04/28/2009 5:33:02 AM PDT by Travis McGee ("Foreign Enemies And Traitors" will be ready the first week of May.)
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To: bethybabes69
Aside from the use of the internet, classifieds for guns is the way it has been in the United States as long as there have been classified ads. I am sure it was that way in Great Britain before 1920, as well, and crime was much lower then.

A very fond memory of mine is going with my father to buy a pump shotgun that he discovered though a classified ad about 1964.

10 posted on 04/28/2009 5:40:53 AM PDT by marktwain
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To: bethybabes69

Here’s a tip. The bad guys don’t use legal means to get firearms.


11 posted on 04/28/2009 5:41:42 AM PDT by ichabod1 (I am rolling over in my grave and I am not even dead yet (GOP Poet))
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To: Travis McGee

Certainly, they could collect data, but I don’t see that they gain anything more than they would by doing the same on FR.


12 posted on 04/28/2009 5:41:46 AM PDT by marktwain
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To: ichabod1

Yup, although I’m not intimately knowledgeable on the subject, that’s a valid point.


13 posted on 04/28/2009 5:48:22 AM PDT by bethybabes69 (ALERT, ALERT, Man-Bird-Pig-Pig-Pig-Hanta THREAT IMMINENT!)
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To: Travis McGee

Are they really that smart??? Remember, they are a GOVERNMENT organization and only hire the least able among us.


14 posted on 04/28/2009 6:06:18 AM PDT by junkman_106 (The ACLU can have arial intercourse with a rotating glazed pastry!)
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To: Travis McGee

Well, considering I hold an FFL and have to jump through allt he hoops to legally make a sale, I’ll go ahead and use it. Really, it’s no different than advertising over at THR or the ARFCOM EE.


15 posted on 04/28/2009 6:09:54 AM PDT by gieriscm (07 FFL / 02 SOT - www.extremefirepower.com)
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To: marktwain

Excellent news! NOTE: The 2nd Amendment is SELF-incorporated to all government entities at every level. It is MORE ABSOLUTE than the 1st Amendment, or any of the others, because the wording forbids not only CONGRESS, but ANYONE from infringing on it. The 1st says “Congress shall make no law...”. The 2nd say “shall NOT be infringed!” Period! End of debate!


16 posted on 04/28/2009 6:36:12 AM PDT by 2harddrive (...House a TOTAL Loss.....)
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To: Carpe Cerevisi

I’ve used Gunbroker.com and AuctionArms.com for years. They work fine.


17 posted on 04/28/2009 6:36:36 AM PDT by Lockbar (March toward the sound of the guns.)
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To: marktwain; blackie

Just went there and I will use and promote it!


18 posted on 04/28/2009 6:37:03 AM PDT by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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To: marktwain

You take a chance listing guns anywhere, even reputable sites like ar15.com have unsavory characters lurking. This is no different.


19 posted on 04/28/2009 6:58:26 AM PDT by P8riot (I carry a gun because I can't carry a cop.)
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To: Adder
And the fist thing you have to do is enable cookies.....

I too noticed that. I don't let any site set a cookie on my 'puter on the first date, or until I learn a lot more about them and even then it's still iffy.

20 posted on 04/28/2009 7:15:28 AM PDT by Ron H. (I believe in and practice the 4 Gs : God, gold, guns and a garden)
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To: bethybabes69

The “new US administration”, and its comrades-in-mischief in the Congress, see all of us as “dubious characters” ...


21 posted on 04/28/2009 7:20:39 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: ArrogantBustard
Yah, as I gather from reading on FR!

It's the same over here in Europe, you're either complicitly 'with' the opinions of the dictators in Government, or you're a terrorist, extremist, racist or a fascist.
22 posted on 04/28/2009 8:32:11 AM PDT by bethybabes69 (ALERT, ALERT, Man-Bird-Pig-Pig-Pig-Hanta THREAT IMMINENT!)
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To: gieriscm; junkman_106; marktwain; Joe Brower

My antenna just went up because it seemed like such a perfect fit for “beating the gunshow loophole” (sic).

That just made me think “sting.”


23 posted on 04/28/2009 9:17:27 AM PDT by Travis McGee ("Foreign Enemies And Traitors" will be ready the first week of May.)
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To: Travis McGee
I won't be using it. After checking it out I found that it's "pay to play". Normally that's fine, but their rates are outrageous considering their lack of exposure. Here's what I was quoted:

We sell ad-space in 30 day increments. Right now, we'll do $24/month for Oklahoma, with Kansas and Arkansas each at $18/month.

All of the below are currently priced at $10/month:
Michigan, Missouri, Montana, NY, OH, PA, TX

The picture for your ad will need to be 160 pixels wide, and between 100 and 500 pixels tall.

24 posted on 04/28/2009 9:37:21 AM PDT by gieriscm (07 FFL / 02 SOT - www.extremefirepower.com)
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To: L,TOWM

Nothing wrong with selling Class III stuff through a classified ad in the paper or on the web, as long as the proper NFA title transfer and FBI background check take place.

Ed


25 posted on 04/28/2009 11:31:29 AM PDT by Sir_Ed
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To: Bender2

Be Ever Vigilant!


26 posted on 04/28/2009 12:30:46 PM PDT by blackie (Be Well~Be Armed~Be Safe~Molon Labe!)
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