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Old 06-03-2009, 12:35 PM   #1
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Hey hey

I'm just a bit curious about the MASSIVE taboo on any talk of a full auto Ruger.

Here in New Zealand we dont haev ANY fully automatic weapons AT ALL and people can chat about this and I can guarantee several farmers will have them.

Are the penalties MASSIVE for doing that particular thing elsewhere?

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Old 06-03-2009, 01:20 PM   #2
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Sol- here in the US, full auto firearms are known as Class III weapons, or NFA (National Firearms Act). They are legal for civilians to own in MOST states- however- 1. They must be registered with the BATFE, and a $200 tax paid, AND 2. The weapon must have been registered before May 1986. No additional full autos can be registered to civilians after that date.

MAKING a full auto, or possessing an unregistered full auto is a violation of Federal law, and carries possible penalty of 10 years in prison, and fine of $250,000.

Converting a semi to a full auto is also MAKING a full auto.

Does that help explain some of the paranoia?

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Who has or can afford to shoot full auto with this ammo situation?

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Who has or can afford to shoot full auto with this ammo situation?
.22 LR are still cheap and plentiful here in Northern Cali.
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Who has or can afford to shoot full auto with this ammo situation?

Mike Dillon of Dillon Precision!!


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there are some videos of guys shootin full auto rugers on www.youtube.com i didnt know it was a taboo subject i posted a thread asking about its legality and they locked it i was totally taken by surprise i didn't know it was a touchy subject.

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there are some videos of guys shootin full auto rugers on YouTube - Broadcast Yourself. i didnt know it was a taboo subject i posted a thread asking about its legality and they locked it i was totally taken by surprise i didn't know it was a touchy subject.
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D'OH! I wasn't thinking clearly.
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I guess Im missing the whole point, why not just use a semi-auto 12gage shotgun useing #2 shot, it should be able to out shoot your full auto .22lr at reasonable distances with one in the chamber and two in the mag thats 3 shots one could rattle off in quick sucession.

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True, a shotgun will out do a full auto for putting out lead in a short time. Full auto is the sexy thing for the underendowed members of society.

Don't tell Uncle Teddy in Boston, he will want to ban shotguns, too. Oh well, I think he already wants to ban shotguns along with all other firearms.

Idle chatter about full auto firearms on a forum such as this is ill advised. In fact, I have heavily edited this post taking out references that the anti-gunners can use out of context. This site and all others like it are routinely monitored by Federal (and other) LE agents in case some whack job pops up.

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