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Teen picks up trash armed with WWII gun
www.cnn.com ^ | 04/25/2013 | unknown

Posted on 04/29/2013 5:09:56 PM PDT by redreno

A man says he walks his neighborhood with a World War II rifle to pick up garbage and keep the area safe. WCNC reports.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: banglist; blackneighbors; garbageman; gun; guncontrol; guns; military; neighborisnervous; nerdywhiteguy; opencarry; sourcetitlenoturl; wwii

1 posted on 04/29/2013 5:09:56 PM PDT by redreno
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To: redreno

Open carry is educational.


2 posted on 04/29/2013 5:10:39 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: redreno

Depending on the neighborhood, I might use a WWI trench gun.


3 posted on 04/29/2013 5:13:31 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( ==> sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: redreno

A teen, I mean a man, I mean... Wait.


4 posted on 04/29/2013 5:30:42 PM PDT by TheZMan (Buy more ammo.)
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To: redreno

This is the second time I’ve seen this posted in the last week and for the life of me I cannot discern what all of the attention being paid to this young man is about. He’s carrying weapons for self-defense. (Insert local story of wild animals attacking people or criminal hordes here.) Thomas Jefferson recommended familiarity with weapons and advised taking them along on daily walks. What seems to be the problem?


5 posted on 04/29/2013 5:35:20 PM PDT by chulaivn66 (Semper Fidelis in Extremis)
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To: redreno

CNN making fun of this man. They use black people to make their point.


6 posted on 04/29/2013 5:35:46 PM PDT by Wiggins
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To: smokingfrog

You can spear a lot of trash on one of those 17” bayonets.

When our Legion Post does a community service “Adopt a Highway” pick up detail I use an old Knights of Columbus sword to skewer beer cans and such, then dump the stuff into a lawn mower bag strapped around my shoulder.

“Touche’!”

I get a few odd looks from passing motorists, but it’s fun.

The Mosin Nagant M-91-30 has a bayonet that is ideal for trash pick up.

When I went to that CNN site all I got was a video about an APP for remote sex. No thanks!


7 posted on 04/29/2013 5:36:34 PM PDT by George Varnum (Liberty, like our Forefather's Flintlock Musket, must be kept clean, oiled, and READY!)
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To: redreno

The female neighbor is your typical liberal. GUNS BAD! is her kneejerk cry.


8 posted on 04/29/2013 5:39:13 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Inside every liberal and WOD defender is a totalitarian screaming to get out.)
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To: redreno

It is his right to carry a weapon . Exercise your rights or lose them.


9 posted on 04/29/2013 5:43:32 PM PDT by pterional
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To: George Varnum

The video is now at this direct link, it’s pretty interesting. . .

http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2013/04/26/dnt-man-patrols-with-wwii-rifle.wcnc


10 posted on 04/29/2013 5:51:02 PM PDT by deks ("...the battle...liberty against the overreach of the federal government" Ken Cuccinelli)
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To: redreno

So, CNN reporters are all effeminates.


11 posted on 04/29/2013 5:53:00 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: deks

Can anybody tell what kind of rifle the young man is carrying?


12 posted on 04/29/2013 5:53:19 PM PDT by deks ("...the battle...liberty against the overreach of the federal government" Ken Cuccinelli)
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To: deks

Might be a Springfield 1903


13 posted on 04/29/2013 5:56:28 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: BenLurkin

2nd that, appears to be an M1903.


14 posted on 04/29/2013 6:09:24 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: BenLurkin

Number 4 Lee Enfield. Stock cut down up front. Note the detachable steel mags, and the two piece wooden stock. (buttstock separated from the lower stock by the metal of the receiver, Very distinctive.)

Some of these were converted to .308, and lots are in .303 British.


15 posted on 04/29/2013 6:20:02 PM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: DesertRhino

The only ones I have seen in .308 were from the Ishapore arsenal in India, and they were made for that cartridge.

Maybe some were converted to .308, but probably not many, as you would have to put on a new barrel. It would need to be rechambered and the bore is oversized for the .308.


16 posted on 04/29/2013 6:45:58 PM PDT by marktwain (The MSM must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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To: DesertRhino

All those that I saw from the Ishapore Arsenal were variations of the Mark III. I believe they were designated the Mark 2A or 2A1. I would have loved to find a Mark IV model in .308.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ishapore_2A1_rifle


17 posted on 04/29/2013 6:50:03 PM PDT by marktwain (The MSM must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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To: deks

Got it, thanks.

He’s not even bayonetting the garbage. If you’re going to carry a rifle, might as well use it for something.

That’s a No.4 Enfield .303; either a “sporterized” version with the fore stock sawed off ahead of the band or possibly a Canadian competition / target rifle built from surplus #4s after the war. Looks to be in pretty good shape and probably a decent shooter.

The nervous woman exhibits a typical leftist “Only the government can protect us” attitude. Obviously a product of the government public indoctrination (”education”) system well brainwashed by the enemedia.


18 posted on 04/29/2013 6:53:56 PM PDT by George Varnum (Liberty, like our Forefather's Flintlock Musket, must be kept clean, oiled, and READY!)
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To: deks

Got it, thanks.

He’s not even bayonetting the garbage. If you’re going to carry a rifle, might as well use it for something.

That’s a No.4 Enfield .303; either a “sporterized” version with the fore stock sawed off ahead of the band or possibly a Canadian competition / target rifle built from surplus #4s after the war. Looks to be in pretty good shape and probably a decent shooter.

The nervous woman exhibits a typical leftist “Only the government can protect us” attitude. Obviously a product of the government public indoctrination (”education”) system well brainwashed by the enemedia.


19 posted on 04/29/2013 6:54:18 PM PDT by George Varnum (Liberty, like our Forefather's Flintlock Musket, must be kept clean, oiled, and READY!)
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To: George Varnum

My WWII rifle is a Garand M-1. Wouldn’t trade it for love nor money. Gen. Patton was right about it.


20 posted on 04/29/2013 7:03:25 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: deks
The rifle is a No. 4 Mk 1 Lee-Enfield rifle that's been sporterized by shortening the forearm and handguard. You can identify it from the distinctive front sight and the detachable 10-round magazines of .303 ammunition he's carrying. This model of Lee-Enfield used either a 9-inch spike or blade bayonet.
21 posted on 04/29/2013 7:14:03 PM PDT by MasterGunner01
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To: MasterGunner01; George Varnum; DesertRhino; BenLurkin; Red Steel; marktwain

I went back to the video and paused it at the identifying frames. Thanks!

I’m interested in military surplus. I have just noticed that brand new Yugoslavian M57 Tokarev style pistols in 7.62x25 are now being imported from the Zastava factory. New, so not C&R. Good source and good price here. . .

http://www.wideners.com/itemdetail.cfm?item_id=100001108&dir=700%7C1012%7C1026

Same item with a better picture that can be enlarged is here. . .

http://www.cheaperthandirt.com/product/7-GHG3087N


22 posted on 04/29/2013 8:23:36 PM PDT by deks ("...the battle...liberty against the overreach of the federal government" Ken Cuccinelli)
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To: Travis McGee

I saw your thread some years ago on the utility of 7.62x25 semiautomatic surplus pistols. There are some newly manufactured M57 Tokarev style being imported now. See links at #22 . . .

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3013885/posts?page=22#22


23 posted on 04/29/2013 8:35:35 PM PDT by deks ("...the battle...liberty against the overreach of the federal government" Ken Cuccinelli)
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To: y'all

God price on 7.62x39 FMJ steel-case, non-corrosive 1000 rounds for $299.87

http://www.centuryarms.biz/proddetail.asp?prod=AM1468A

They sell to FFL Types 1, and 3 (C&R). Anyone else can buy non-firearms items like ammo when they have submitted the signed waiver necessary to open an account.


24 posted on 04/29/2013 10:39:54 PM PDT by deks ("...the battle...liberty against the overreach of the federal government" Ken Cuccinelli)
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To: deks

Well, not exactly “God price” but *good* nevertheless :)


25 posted on 04/29/2013 10:41:28 PM PDT by deks ("...the battle...liberty against the overreach of the federal government" Ken Cuccinelli)
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To: marktwain

We own two Ishapore Enfields. I wish I’d bought a dozen of them back when a “hand select” was $100.00. A truly great rifle. One of them I sporterized. It’s in a synthetic stock and was drilled and tapped. I put a nice Bushnell 4 power scope on it.

At 400 yards I can hit a ten inch target with every shot. Just wicked accurate. The action is slicker than a concrete driveway after an ice storm. Like I said, I wish I’d bought a dozen of them.


26 posted on 04/29/2013 10:52:07 PM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: Lurker; All
We own two Ishapore Enfields. I wish I’d bought a dozen of them back when a “hand select” was $100.00.

I did. Sold every one. If we can make it through this administration, there are lots more items like the Ishapore out there waiting to be discovered.

27 posted on 04/29/2013 11:32:20 PM PDT by marktwain (The MSM must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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To: deks
As I recall, neither the Soviet TT30 or TT33 Tokarev pistols had manual safeties, so your Yugo M57 pistol is greatly improved by the addition of a safety. The 7.62x25 was often loaded hot for submachine guns, so some milsurp ammo may have more recoil than others.

Be very careful of milsurp ammo because it is often loaded with corrosive primers. If your M57 barrel is not chrome lined and you don't know whether your 7.62x25 ammo is corrosive primed or not, clean the pistol as if it was corrosive.

That means you clean the chamber and bore with hot, soapy water on the day you shoot it and three more days afterward [4 days total]. After the barrel gets the soap and water treatment, dry it thoroughly, and give it a light coat of oil. This same procedure should be followed with any suspected corrosive primed Combloc milsurp ammo.

It is very important to understand that current bore cleaners are NOT formulated to remove corrosive primer residue. Do not learn this lesson at the expense of a ruined barrel. Use hot, soapy water if you suspect corrosive primers.

28 posted on 04/30/2013 4:51:57 AM PDT by MasterGunner01
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To: MasterGunner01

Thank you for that advice. Sounds like a lot of cleaning to make sure it doesn’t rust...had not heard about the 4 times. I was going to try surplus ammo, but I think for my amount of usage I could just use non-corrosive.


29 posted on 05/01/2013 12:47:32 AM PDT by deks ("...the battle...liberty against the overreach of the federal government" Ken Cuccinelli)
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To: deks
The USA stopped loading corrosive primer ammo in the mid 1950s, but Euro and Combloc ammo was loaded with corrosive primers into the mid-1980s.

I bought some great looking 7.62x39 from Steyr USA in the mid-1980s that was Yugoslavian and with corrosive primers. I shot it in my SKS and cleaned it as I would modern non-corrosive ammo. About three weeks later took the rifle down to cleck the action and the bolt would not move.

I used the heel of my shoe to open the bolt and when I looked inside there was all sorts of greenish crud growing there from the corrosive ammo. Fortunately, the SKS is designed for corrosive ammo and there was no damage. I then cleaned and oiled the piece as I would for corrosive ammo. The Steyr USA Yugoslavian ammo was gotten rid of.

Here's the way you check for a corrosive primer. Use a kinetic bullet puller and remove the powder and projectile. Chamber the primed case in your rifle and shoot it against a piece of bare steel. [Clean rifle bore.] Put the steel in a damp place and within 3-4 days you'll see a rust spot develop in the area that was exposed to the primer.

The Euros and Combloc countries phased in non-corrosive more quickly for commercial loadings than they did for military loadings. Supposedly, corrosive primers lasted longer in storage than non-corrosive. Now, all manufacturers use non-corrosive primers, but there's still tons of the old corrosive primer stuff around.

The reason why you must clean a barrel with hot, soapy water for four days after shooting corrosive ammo is the primer contains a salt. As the barrel heats up from firing, the salt crystals get trapped in the microscopic structure of the metal. As the barrel cools, these salts leech out and attract moisture. Steel + salt + moisture = rust. Using hot, soapy water will get rid of the salts that come out, but it takes four days to make certain you've gotten the salts out. Modern bore cleaners do not have the formulations to attack these salts and so you use hot, soapy water.

30 posted on 05/02/2013 7:32:35 AM PDT by MasterGunner01
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