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Old 07-03-2012, 02:10 AM   #21
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How can this be? This is Phoenix AZ. Rust is unknown to the locals.
All I can figure, since they were in a canyon, they must have gotten wet at some point in time.
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Hiking closer to he border. Be well armed.

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Dang, Winds, I cant imagine that much sunburn!!!

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Other than the description of AK47, do we know if they were actually select fire AK's or Semi AK variants?

I assume the article said AK 47 but the media and most cops reach that conclusion if you show them an SKS in a synthetic stock.

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I would've had to leave some poop in that bag for them, maybe some .223 too if i felt like being a real jerk.
You sir, have an evil mind - I admire that...

The really funny part w be the poor ATF soul who had to collect & preserve the evidence and how much $$$ w be spent in testing before they figured out it was a bad joke vs bio terrorism.
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Not found in Phoenix. Madera Canyon is in the Santa Rita mountains a few miles south of Tucson. (which is about 100 miles S. of Phoenix)

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All I can figure, since they were in a canyon, they must have gotten wet at some point in time.
Well believe it or not, even Aridzona gets wet... we're at a 60% chance of rain most of tomorrow including in Phoenix
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Hmmm , wonder if those had already been modified to F/A
An AK-47 IS fully automatic. They have to be modified to fire semi-automatic. They were probably stashed by smugglers. If the smugglers got caught or otherwise had their careers ended, they could not come back for them. If they had not been "badly rusted", I say set a charge of about a pound of C-4 and a mercury switch and leave them. Self correcting problem.
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An AK-47 IS fully automatic. They have to be modified to fire semi-automatic. They were probably stashed by smugglers. If the smugglers got caught or otherwise had their careers ended, they could not come back for them. If they had not been "badly rusted", I say set a charge of about a pound of C-4 and a mercury switch and leave them. Self correcting problem.
Hmmm....two birds with one C4......er...stone.
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How can this be? This is Phoenix AZ. Rust is unknown to the locals.
Probably got wet while the "owner" was swimming the river. Since it's Arizona, that would be the San Luis Rio Colorado between Mexicali and Yuma.
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