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So has the election compelled you to buy anything?

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by NC-Mike, Oct 15, 2008.

  1. NC-Mike

    NC-Mike Well-Known Member


    I fear the worst. There are so many things I want but thankfully I have everything I need but "want" is still a hard thing to fight in the face of what may be coming our way. I decided that fiscal prudence and common sense should be abandoned in the face of that possibility so I bought the following items to fill in what I already have.

    DPMS AP4 carbine
    Romanian AK 7.62 x 39
    Romanian PSL 7.62 x 54R
    Beretta 92 FS with three hi-cap mags

    7- 5.56 AR mags
    2- Browning HP mags
    2- CZ-75 mags
    4- 92 FS mags
    5- PSL mags
    4- 10-22 steel-lips mags
    10- 30-round AK mags

    It adds up to over 3 thousand I wouldn't have spent right now. I guess you can call this just another version of the government sponsored economic stimulus plan. :D

    And there is still time left to get at least one more 75 round AK drum...
  2. mljdeckard

    mljdeckard Well-Known Member

    It's the excuse I used. Even though I don't think that Obama will try to pass anything in his first term.

    I have also successfully persuaded several of my friends and family to buy a gun before the election.
  3. No Fear

    No Fear member

    The good part about the economic mess/election hysteria is you can use the worry of it to convince the wife that wasting money on garbage decorations for halloween, thanksgiving, christmas and candle history month, needs to be curtailed. Not to mention gifts for each family member, neighbor and on and on :barf::rolleyes:

    Both candidates don't like civillians having semi auto military style rifles so another AK seems appropriate.
  4. NC-Mike

    NC-Mike Well-Known Member

    It's the best reason that's going to come along in at least four years... :evil:

    Frankly, I'm ecstatic about the PSL I laid-away. Every-time I walked in the gun-shop, my eyes always went over to that rifle which I then gazed at with a deep, longing desire.

    Thanks McCain, Thanks Obama!

    And BTW, my Credit Card says Thanks as well! :eek:
  5. ZombieKiller

    ZombieKiller Well-Known Member


    i gotta tec-9 because of the election scare
  6. No Fear

    No Fear member

    Are you open to switching that to a FAL? More mag capacity.
  7. NC-Mike

    NC-Mike Well-Known Member

    Thought about the FAL, believe me I did but that's going to fall in the category of one I couldn't have. And there a a lot of them. :(

    I'm not really worried about mag capacity with this rifle. I got that covered with the AK's and AR's...
  8. NC-Mike

    NC-Mike Well-Known Member

    I was thinking about a Mac-9 just because I have a 9mm AR that uses the same Sten mags but that thing is a complete waste without a stock. :(
  9. No Fear

    No Fear member

  10. ZombieKiller

    ZombieKiller Well-Known Member

    I also have a Cobray PM-11/9mm, but I got this before the election scare.

  11. Treo

    Treo member

    I didn't buy anything that I wouldn't have bought any way I just picked it up a little sooner than planned.

    And I'm stocking up on ammunition and magazines for guns I already have as opposed to buying new guns.

    and the fact that all but 2 of my guns are off paper
  12. distra

    distra Well-Known Member

    More high cap mags for me as well as another revolver. Like to see 'em limit that capacity. :neener: I'm going to pick up some more 30 rd AR mags, powder and primers to make sure. Those of you think the Dems (specifically Obama) will not try to limit gun ownership in his first term are delusional. :cuss: This joker will reinstate the AWB and try to get one without a sunset. Socialism is on the way, arm yourself the best you can. [I hope this is not too political for the mods]
  13. DoubleTapDrew

    DoubleTapDrew Well-Known Member

    We don't need another AWB to cause prices to go ballistic. The hysteria surrounding what candidate X will do the minute he gets into office is enough to cause that.
  14. Picard

    Picard Well-Known Member

    I bought most of my collection because of the election. I've only been seriously interested in RKBA issues since the beginning of the year, so I had some catching up to do. :p

    I now have a good assortment of rifles, magazines and ammo although I still have a few things I'd like to get in the near future. For the most part, I'm content.
  15. daorhgih

    daorhgih member

    "Carry on!"

    I never got rid of anything I'd accumulated for the Y2K fiasco. On top of all that, I've bought several more firearms, off-paper, and have one nice little derringer to throw away to the gendarmerie if they start collections based on licenses. All told, I have three times the MRE count and weapon count and rounds count that I had in 1999. BTW, in his state they issue "licenses", not "permits", and NOT CCW ( Carry Concealed.) Our "permission" is via God and His Laws as enumerated in our Constitution. I think I have what might be termed "an arsenal", if one include powder, primers, brass, etc. But it's not illegal. I only shoot in 3 calibres, .45, 9x19, and .50AE, and reload in all of those. I think it's a good idea to have some .38, 22, .380, etc. for bartering purposes, in addition to the old standby made by Kimberly-Clark !!
  16. jnyork

    jnyork Well-Known Member

    Have been buying lots and lots of reloading components and .22 ammo.
  17. ScottyT

    ScottyT Well-Known Member

    I think if Obama wins prices on possible AWB items will skyrocket, whether or not an actual AWB comes in the next 4 years.

    I put an AR on layaway and will have it paid for in December.

    Need 10+ mags before Nov 4!
  18. NC-Mike

    NC-Mike Well-Known Member

    You are a cruel man. :mad:
  19. PTK

    PTK Well-Known Member

    I bought a bunch of silencers and other NFA items. :)
  20. M2 Carbine

    M2 Carbine Well-Known Member

    I've got a couple Kel Tec PLR .223 pistols. I'll probably buy another one or two.

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