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Old 10-28-2013, 12:19 AM   #1
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I found this web site from the UK, selling deactivated (aka severely damaged) rifles and pistols. Check out the prices; they are out of sight. The pound is about $1.50 if I recall. Makes me glad that I live in the USA.

http://www.jaybe-militaria.co.uk/2-deactivated-rifles-9-c.asp

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It's like buying an inflatable girlfriend.

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It's like buying an inflatable girlfriend.
I beg to differ, sir.
While the "deactivated" Brit milsurps are absolutely useless, the ig you speak of is quite useful for a period of a few months.
So you get a bit of return for your ig investment.








So I've heard.
I have NO experience with ig' s. None whatsoever.

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I apologize most sincerely to all air-filled citizens whose service to the nation (read: voting democrat) cannot be underinflated... There!

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Looking at that site makes me shed a tear, all those beautiful C&Rs rendered useless. Better than being crushed and melted down I guess, although not by much. Britain was once a great nation. Not so much anymore.

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Does anyone have a clue what "deactivating" UK style consist of?

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Mostly welding. Each one gets a Certificate of deactivation. Thousands of them have been "reactivated" with parts replacement and gunsmithing, almost exclusively by the criminals.

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Yikes those prices are generally high, compared to a functional rifle here in the U.S. But there is a SVT-40 listed, and even at a 1.5X multiplier the price would be around the same in the U.S., except that the U.S. version would shoot.

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In the UK, there are 2 different specs for turning a gun into a non-gun. Pre 1995 and post 1995. Link: http://www.deactivated-guns.co.uk/what-are-deactivated-guns-/info_5.html

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