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Homemade $10 handguns!

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by Zoogster, Nov 12, 2008.

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  1. Zoogster

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    I thought this was a great article. It is told from the anti-gun UK British news pespective where the gun itself is always the problem, and if the guns didn't exist things would be great. Yet it is still a great example of people managing to supply a need with a cheap solution regardless of the law.

    One of those things to keep in mind when the antis ramble on about thier Utopia free of guns (where women, elderly, and less capable are at the mercy of the stronger.)

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    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/w...s-fuel-west-africa-crime-epidemic-862597.html

     
  2. Kind of Blued

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    ...oh, and the children wept so.
     
  3. Hoppy590

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    il be honest, the one in the foreground seems well made.
     
  4. Gord

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    Yup. I'd kinda like to try one of those things out. Looks neat. :)
     
  5. Prince Yamato

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    Really? Because we have guns all the hell over the place and I feel a lot safer here than I would in any of your "gun-free" African countries, Kofi.
     
  6. DRZinn

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    Dave want.
     
  7. Kind of Blued

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    There are still starving kids somewhere in Africa... with no guns. :(
     
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    Sign me up for 50 of these!

    I wonder how they compare in craftsmanship to the crude guns made in the Khyber Pass/Pakistan area.
     
  9. Fleetwood_Captain

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    Just like when they made recreational drugs like alcohol illegal. People will just make their own or pay a higher price to someone with manufacturing knowledge.

    It's called supply and demand. If there is a large enough market for a product, it will be traded.
     
  10. Highland Ranger

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    craft guns . . . . what a pleasant name. makes me think of apple pie and beeswax candles

    How come they get that moniker and we get "assault rifles" . . . going to figure out a way to blame the nra for this . . . .

    ;-)
     
  11. Zoogster

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    One of my favorite parts:
    Government: Lets crack down on these guns.
    Result: Gun makers are even sneakier and harder to control.

    Government: Okay that didn't work. "Hey peasants, we no longer wish to ban your guns, you can trust us. Just register with us and everything will be okay." (wink wink)
    Result: Almost nobody steps forward for the 'mere' simple registration/licensing.

    If you can't ban the guns outright, just convince the population all you want to do is register or license thier use and manufacture for thier own good. Then you can control what they do, strategicly limit thier numbers and ability to function as gun makers (random raids and various tactics to limit thier numbers), and eventualy crush them as they try to comply.
    'Unfortunately' if the people realize that, they are less likely to comply.
     
  12. moooose102

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    yep, sign me up for a couple!
     
  13. Klusterbuck

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    But who's doing the background searches??? This is not right. Someone please step in and regulate this....
     
  14. TexasRifleman

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    LOL what the hell is a disarmament expert? That's rich....... :rolleyes:

    Well let's just skip right over fixing those and go after the nasty guns.


    This is too funny, thanks for the morning humor. Now the sad part, it's American tax dollars funding all this UN jerking around.
     
  15. TX1911fan

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    Further proof that if you outlaw guns only outlaws will have guns.
     
  16. Mobal

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    Fuzzy Math...

     
  17. rocinante

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    What are the minimum tools you would need to make a gun assuming you start from scratch? Well you have adequate metals to start with. A drill press for sure. lathe? saws?
     
  18. MagnumDweeb

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    So cast iron barrels with aluminum firing mechanisms. That's a lot simpler than what I would have been thinking of. They have a large supply of ammo as I understand it but with cast iron barrels you might be able to get away with black powder ammo and homemade fulminated mercury (mercury fulminate) for a few rounds. At ten bucks a pop if they were legal here I'd stash five on my person for giggles when I wanted to make a point about CCW.
     
  19. 7.62X25mm

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    Have a look at the FP 45 Liberator --

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    45 ACP, single shot, smooth bore. Stamped sheet metal, produced in WWII and dropped to the Resistance forces from planes.

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FP-45_Liberator
     
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    /me points to the article linked in my sig (Imagine).
     
  21. Zoogster

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    Does that open double barreled pistol even have some sort of an extractor/ejector mechanism? Is that what the silver part is?
     
  23. damien

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    What type of ammo do you suppose that uses? Maybe .410 shotshells? It might make a decent defense gun at about 1/40th of a price of that popular .410 derringer (forget the manufacturer).
     
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    Oh, he's likely the guy standing in a crowd of terrified peasants telling them that the gov't will not tolerate FA ownership, while surrounded by his many armed guards. :barf:
     
  25. Carlos Cabeza

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    Any goober with a "Smithy" and some scrap could build a working firearm.

    Now,...........we need to ban evil scrap metal...........:rolleyes:

    Where would it end ????????
     
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