I was going over the list of "Hunting Guns and Other Recreational Weapons Exempted in the Legislation" on Sen. Dianne Fineswine..er, uh Feinstein's web site, when I noticed, in the section pertaining to "Rimfire Rifles - Bolt Actions & Single Shots", that a "Cabanas Phaser Rifle" is listed.
Okay, now, I'm no firearms expert, nor do I play one on TV, but...
:confused: What is a Cabanas Phaser Rifle? :confused:
And why is it OK for Californicans to own one?
Inquiring minds want to know!
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August 16, 2004, 05:00 PM
It's only effective against Romulans. Romulans are not a protected class, so it's OK.
August 16, 2004, 05:48 PM
I never heard of it. But, being California, maybe it's a mis-spelled "cannabis phaser rifle", like using a shotgun as a bong, but with a twist.
As long as you can't store more than 10 joints in the magazine ...
August 16, 2004, 06:13 PM
The only links I got on Google had it because they were listing the bill's contents.
August 16, 2004, 06:54 PM
Now all colt, bushmaster, armalight, ect, have to do is name an AR variant the Cabanas Phaser...
August 16, 2004, 07:12 PM
Previous trademark manufactured by Industrias Cabanas, S.A. in Aguilas, Mexico 1949-1999. Previously imported and retailed by Mandall Shooting Supplies, Inc. located in Scottsdale, AZ.
Cabanas manufactured a unique single shot bolt action rifle which shot oversized .177 pellets/BBs powered by .22 blanks at 1,150 feet per second. There were at least 8 variations, and secondary market prices today for 95%+ original condition ranges from approx. $65- $120. Transfer requires FFL. This trademark had limited U.S. importation.