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  • AK-74 Vs AR-15 (Vanity)

    02/12/2013 8:34:58 AM PST · by demshateGod · 106 replies
    Vanity | demshateGod
    It's about time I buy a scary rifle. I've been looking at prices on the local classified and Gun Broker and started thinking an AK-74 would give me the most for my money. I'm interested in hearing from those of you who are much smarter and informed. 5.45x39 is a good round and it's cheap, but will this always be the case? Will I even be able to get it 10 years from now? I'm doing all I can to avoid paying panic prices but if I don't buy one soon, the money I've set aside for it will end...
  • Winchester issues recall for some Ranger 223 ammo

    03/18/2011 5:45:44 PM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 25 replies
    police one .com ^ | 3-8-11 | Drew Johnson
    Affected lots have last four digits: DK01, DK11, DK21, DK31, DK41, and DK51 Owners of Ranger 223 Remington 64 Grain Power-Point centerfire rifle ammunition may want to pause before chambering a round. Olin Corporation, through its Winchester Division, is recalling six lots of the Ranger 223 ammo after determining that the lots may contain incorrect propellant. The last four characters of the affected lot numbers are: DK01, DK11, DK21, DK31, DK41, and DK51. Incorrect propellant in the Ranger 223 may cause firearm damage
  • Guns and Gustav

    08/31/2008 10:22:25 PM PDT · by Oyarsa · 25 replies · 1,492+ views
    The Gun Shots ^ | August 27, 2008 | John Snow
    Guns and Gustav We just got a call from Devline Rossell, a charter captain based out of Venice, Louisiana. He was shopping in New Orleans to get some supplies before the arrival of Gustav (currently listed as a tropical storm that has left at least 22 dead in the Caribbean) and reported that the item most in demand was not food, clothing or shelter. “I just left a sporting goods store and you would think that the number-one selling item would be plywood or potable water or gasoline right now,” he said. “Apparently it is AR-15s and .223 ammo. I...
  • US uses bullets ill-suited for new ways of war-(the old .223 vs .308 media style)

    05/26/2008 5:13:56 AM PDT · by Flavius · 121 replies · 2,754+ views
    ap ^ | 5/26/08 | ap
    ASHINGTON: As Sgt. Joe Higgins patrolled the streets of Saba al-Bor, a tough town north of Baghdad, he was armed with bullets that had a lot more firepower than those of his 4th Infantry Division buddies. As an Army sniper, Higgins was one of the select few toting an M14. The long-barreled rifle, an imposing weapon built for wars long past, spits out bullets larger and more deadly than the rounds that fit into the M4 carbines and M16 rifles that most soldiers carry. "Having a heavy cartridge in an urban environment like that was definitely a good choice," says...
  • Ruger M-14/5

    06/07/2007 8:08:29 PM PDT · by LukeL · 23 replies · 2,709+ views
    Just purchased a brand new in the box Ruger M-14/5 with a synthetic stock and brushed steel finish from the Assault Weapons Ban era, (circa 1999) got it for $460.00 Just wondering from all the experts here if I got a good deal and what kind of accesories I should get and how to go about properly cleaning it amongst other things.
  • My wife: The new cat has got to go!

    04/30/2007 12:26:03 PM PDT · by Nachum · 196 replies · 3,668+ views
    me ^ | 4-30-2007 | me
    OK. A little while ago we adopted a beautiful male cat from the animal shelter. We dutifully had him neutered, got him the required shots and began to care for him. About a week or so ago, the cat is leaving some serious odor from his "marking" (spraying). My wife, is having a major problem with this and says the cat has got to go. We are moving into a new home in a few weeks and she does not want to have to clean after this cat. I know my kids will be heart broken over this, but she...
  • CA: Police Respond To Demonstration Over Police Shootout (Mayor Villaracista urges calm)

    07/14/2005 10:04:45 AM PDT · by BurbankKarl · 106 replies · 1,688+ views
    NBC 4 News ^ | 7/14/05 | various
    LOS ANGELES -- A crowd assembled around a motorist being forcefully subdued by police eventually dispersed early Thursday, not far from demonstrators protesting an officer-involved shooting that left a baby dead, police said. The gathering of the two groups prompted the LAPD to go on citywide tactical alert, which was later scaled down to a South Bureau tactical alert, a Los Angeles police officer said. The incident involving the motorist started when a man who led police on a short pursuit that ended in his driveway at 84th Street and Towne Avenue shortly after 10 p.m. The man, whose name...
  • Assault Weapons Ban Hasn't Expired, But Sharks Are Circling for Blood

    08/12/2004 3:11:58 PM PDT · by Mini-14 · 43 replies · 1,831+ views
    Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence ^ | August 12, 2004 | Dennis Henigan
    Why wait until something's legal to order it?  One Illinois company is ready to serve America's extreme psychotics right away.  Have your credit cards ready. WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ --  Tomorrow, there will only be 30 days until the assault weapons ban expires, and our nation will face a new era of criminal and terrorist attacks with assault weapons unless President Bush keeps his campaign promise and gets the law renewed. And some Americans are simply drooling at the notion of deadlier guns.  The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence today sent the following letter to the Bureau of Alcohol,...
  • Al Qaeda again threatens America (Thread 3) Daily Terror Threat

    02/05/2004 8:31:17 PM PST · by Mossad1967 · 5,011 replies · 8,961+ views
    World Tribune ^ | Thursday, February 5, 2004
    <p>SANAA, Yemen, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- A purported statement by al-Qaida in Yemen warned Saturday of a "major strike" soon in the United States.</p> <p>The statement, distributed by the Yemeni Tagamoo Party for Reforms, said: "A major strike, a big event will take place in America soon," reminiscent of the Sept. 11 attacks.</p>
  • "Police Arrest Witness Accused Of Lying To Sniper Investigators"

    10/18/2002 4:57:12 PM PDT · by Hail Caesar · 49 replies · 694+ views
    NBC affiliate WRC-TV News Ch. 4 ^ | October 18, 2002 | WRC-TV News Ch. 4 / Associated Press
    Police Arrest Witness Accused Of Lying To Sniper Investigators Falls Church Man Faces 6-Month Jail TermFairfax County Police have arrested and charged Matthew Dowdy, 37, of Falls Church, Va., for allegedly making false statements to police.Dowdy was arrested Friday afternoon, one day after police said his account of Monday night's sniper shooting outside the Home Depot store had been discredited.He is charged with "knowingly and willfully make(ing) a materially false statement or representation to a law enforcement officer who is in the course of conducting an investigation of a crime by another". He faces up to six months in jail.Dowdy's...
  • WMAL just said (11:15pm EST) another shooting in Kensington, MD

    10/10/2002 8:58:19 PM PDT · by 69ConvertibleFirebird · 14 replies · 262+ views
    WMAL AM630 Radio | 10-10-2002 | Me
    While driving home tonight I heard on WMAL AM630 (Washington, D.C.) that there was another shooting. This time back in Kensington (roughly where the woman vacuuming her car was shot). I haven't seen a verification on the Wash Post or WMAL's web page. Anyone else hear about it? They said they don't know if it's related to the other shootings (obviously if it just happened).
  • shooting of eagle Scout in Maryland [related to current sniper shootings?]

    10/07/2002 1:40:41 PM PDT · by archy · 11 replies · 310+ views
    Free Republic, via Baltimore Sun ^ | 03/15/2002 | Gail Gibson, with Free Republic commentary
    Shooting of an unarmed Maryland man, with a .223 rifle- related to the recent Maryland sniper attacks?
  • 13 Year Old Boy Shot Outside Bowie, Md. Middle School, Not Known if Sniper Related

    10/07/2002 5:42:23 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 2,045 replies · 1,158+ views
    CNN Breaking news ^ | 07 OCT 02 | DCBryan1
    13 year old boy shot infront of school. Police scanners on!
  • Police Won't Confirm Missing Man Has Shooting Connections (Have YOU seen this man?)

    10/05/2002 3:56:13 PM PDT · by Hail Caesar · 48 replies · 557+ views
    NBC4 News ^ | October 5, 2002 | NBC4 News broadcast, Associated Press
    Police Won't Confirm Missing Man Has Shooting Connections Man Is Reportedly Affiliated With White Supremacist Groups RALEIGN, N.C. -- State police in North Carolina said that they're looking for a former resident -- but won't confirm or deny a connection to a string of killings in Maryland and Washington, D.C. A Raleigh newspaper, The News and Observer, reports that a Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms has issued a bulletin for Robert Gene Baker III, (pictured, right). Baker is a former Raleigh resident, but it's unclear when he last lived there. Federal agents said that they believe he's heading south...