To buy or not?

Discussion in 'The Club House' started by CMAB2SA, Feb 16, 2020.

  1. CMAB2SA

    CMAB2SA Active Member

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    First off wasn't real sure where to post this.

    I recently shot a Colt AR and it has given me the itch to buy a Sport Rifle (AR-15).

    I am in Ohio so it's fairly gun friendly but the dems are pushing banning these rifles and as we all know every state has pending bills and repubs are caving into infringement.

    However in today's political climate should I?

    Would you?

    If you own one are you concerned that soon you may become a criminal?


    Maybe I should just buy an assault baseball bat with no length limit instead.....or a bucket of assault rocks with no rock rounds limit per bucket!
    It may be longer before they go after these items.....
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  2. winds-of-change

    winds-of-change The Balota's Staff Member Admin Moderator Lifetime Supporter

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    I bought an AR last year. I’m thinking they will need to grandfather us in.
     

  3. PaBushMan

    PaBushMan Well-Known Member

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    I had 3 AR 22'S. They sat in the safe for over a year. The fun wore off for me. But were all different. I traded mine on guns that i enjoy shooting more. Also all the push coming from Bloomberg helped me decide. I still have semi-auto 22 rifles that i do shoot. And they do not fit the ''scarry gun'' descriptions the anti's use.
     
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  4. danf_fl

    danf_fl Retired Supporter

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    If we lead our lives by "what if????", then there be no excitement.

    Say "Here, hold my beer!" and get one.
     
  5. locutus

    locutus Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Get yourself a Colt LE6940, put a Trijicon ACOG sight on it and never look back.:):)
     
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  6. CMAB2SA

    CMAB2SA Active Member

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    I agree 100% however if I get one it will be a, for me, sizeable investment. 500 to 700 dollars just for the rifle. And of course lots of ammo.



    Murphy's law says the day after I buy it will be banned.
     
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  7. sheriffjohn

    sheriffjohn Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Buy it if you enjoy them. I also suggest purchasing as many magazines of the various types you anticipate using. Prices and types are priced from very low to silly high right now. We put five together very little help from friends. Same thing with 1911's and other firearms. Life is short, every day a gift. Enjoy things while you can.
     
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  8. winds-of-change

    winds-of-change The Balota's Staff Member Admin Moderator Lifetime Supporter

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    Better than the day before.
     
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  9. PaBushMan

    PaBushMan Well-Known Member

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    Maybe a Ruger mini 14 would be a good idea? I don't think they are on the ban list.
     
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  10. Mister Dave

    Mister Dave Well-Known Member

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    Me too. My next one will probably start with an 80% receiver. No serial number......
     
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  11. dango

    dango Well-Known Member Lifetime Supporter

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    The fact of the matter is , we'll all be criminals buy type , capacity or even owning any fire arm . Personally , I'm no doubt a future criminal of some kind or another anyhow ! I bad , I already own guns that hold more the one round , Eeeeeek.....!
     
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    youngridge Well-Known Member Supporter

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  13. Rentacop

    Rentacop Well-Known Member

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    If he looked back, his eyes would no longer be on the ACOG sight and he'd miss his target . Duhhhhh! ( in fun ) .
     
  14. Rifling82

    Rifling82 Well-Known Member Supporter

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    One thing we all can do is, don’t vote Democrat
     
  15. Gatoragn

    Gatoragn Well-Known Member Supporter

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    I don
    Depends on whose list, you can bet mags above 10 will be on the list if it comes to pass.
     
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  16. PaBushMan

    PaBushMan Well-Known Member

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    I was going to get a 25 round mag for my 10/22. Bought 3 more 10 round ones and a trimag coupler.
     
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  17. CMAB2SA

    CMAB2SA Active Member

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    True. We need big turnout between now and November at all levels.
     
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  18. c3shooter

    c3shooter Administrator Staff Member Admin Moderator Lifetime Supporter

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    Find an AR you like- new or used, and get some mags. For benchrest you may find 20 round mags will work better (I have a few 5 round and 10 rd mags for that reason)

    My last AR is a simple Bushmaster that was a trade-in from the Virginia Beach Police Dept- and still has the VA Beach PD property tag on the stock. Want to see some wide eyes at the range? "Well, they deserved to lose it, leaving the car unlocked...." :p

    Seriously, I quit worrying about what a group of politicians MIGHT decide to do some time back. That is too much like herding cats, or directing traffic at a birthday party for 4 year olds.
     
  19. towboater

    towboater Well-Known Member

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    If you like and want one, get one if you can afford it. Hope to see ya post a pic of your new AR this week.
     
  20. W.T. Sherman

    W.T. Sherman Well-Known Member

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    THE best advice in this entire thread!!!!!:D