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Be on the lookout for stolen guns

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by CelticArmory, Oct 19, 2011.

  1. 45Frank

    45Frank Member

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    Is there a known database where one who buys guns can go and search to see if guns are stolen. I would hate to be caught with a gun that is stolen.
    I came across this website (http://www.hotgunz.com/) does anyone know if it's legitimate?
     
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  2. JTHunter

    JTHunter Member

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    In the past month, there has been 6-7 break-ins in the St. Louis, MO, area, one of which people working in an adjacent store had 4 rounds fired at them as they called the police, breaking the front window but hurting no one.
    The stores hit were in Des Peres (11/8), Affton & Valley Park (11/10), and High Ridge (Jefferson County), Crestwood, MO, on 11/27, all suburbs of St. Louis, Edwardsville, IL (Madison County) on 11/30. The three on the 8th & 10th appear to be related as videos show the same Acura SUV at all three. ATF indicates the High Ridge and Crestwood attacks may be related but have yet to tie them to the others.
    http://kplr11.com/2017/11/30/atf-links-several-st-louis-area-gun-store-break-ins/
     
  3. TikkaShooter

    TikkaShooter Member

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    I bought a safe and a serious safe; actually 2 safes.
    The safes came with 3/8" expansion bolts. My contractor said I have 1/2" and 3/4" expansion bolts in my truck and gave me 4 3/4" Kwik Bolt Carbon Steel Expansion Anchors.
    Some firearms, we can easily replace with insurance money. Other firearms, we can't replace because they are family heirlooms. My father's early nineteen sixties 30-06 Remington 760 pump or his same era 1100 are priceless to me. Although they are plain vanilla stuff and not particularly valuable to you; they are priceless to me.

    Sadly as today's world is full of thieves and firearms are easily sold we need to protect what is dear to us. The reason is simple, we can't replace it. Oh yeah, we can buy another one at a gun show and inexpensively; however, none of use can replace our first whatever or the ones or diseased parent used for so many years.
    I know a safe isn't a cheap date; nor is a firearm from your family's roots.
     
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