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Posted on 03/27/2010 9:58:15 AM PDT by Travis McGee
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find someone with a pre ban mag..my ny friend tells me they are out there.
if Im limited to ten roounds then Id rather it was a 308 saiga.
There is something to what you say. As for a 'pre-ban' thirty for the saiga, they don't exist since the saiga was introduced after the AWB laws. That's why they created it to begin with. Now, that said, there are after-market 30 rd mags available but I would never think of circumventing the laws of NYS by driving to PA to pick a few up.
It shows up in your writing, maybe that’s why I enjoy reading your creations so much...so does my wife.
(sigh) It is clear that you still haven't read the original article. As I patiently explained to you in my post #238, posters like you who are too ignorant, obstinate, or illiterate to read the article before publicly posting their disagreement with it only serve to embarrass themselves. There simply wasn't anything to refute in the grunting opinion you spat out in your blind arrogance. As I referenced, the author made several excellent points as to why we should all consider arming our neighbors in the event of crisis (from force multiplication to simple Christian charity). My comment was simply some friendly advice that you might make less of a fool of yourself in the future if you merely took the time to actually read and argument BEFORE disagreeing with it. Given your rude persistence, I now suspect that your underlying opposition to sharing firearms in a time of crisis is because you simply don't have any neighbors left who will have anything to do with you regardless of the emergency. I pity you and your neighbors even without a crisis!
That makes me happy, hearing that.
Just what you see on display, pal.
In fact,if I bought any sort of saiga it would be a 308 or a shotgun.
Reason being, I already have fun guns with larger cap magazines..I just think a 308 saiga would be an excellent poor man’s survival rifle.
I live in the burbs, I don’t think I’ll ever need more than 200-300 yds field of fire in any direction. A saiga .223, a Ruger PC9, a couple of 12 ga. pumps and a pair of Ruger hi-cap nines plus assorted .38s should do it.
Well I agree that you can't have too many firearms or too much ammunition. Preferably very reliable ones. What I disagree with is trusting my neighbors. I don't know any of them well enough to hand over any firearms to them, but I know several well enough to know that I'd NEVER want to be the one to arm them.
no fooling...I was surrounded on all sides by people I met professionally....
Things change, and the situation might look different after a few home invasions etc. It’s about having the option.
What kind of answers did you come up with for radios and NVGs?
Those are my big holes right now.
One is those little Motorola FMRS jobs. They work pretty well. I know they're not 'secure' by any means but they're better than nothing.
Our second option is Marine band portables. I know, I know FCC regs and all that. But I figure if we use the International freqs and keep transmissions short and low power we should be ok for a while.
Since we're landlocked the possibility of the CG or FCC getting all bent out of shape are pretty low. Not zero, but pretty low.
For NVG's I picked up a couple of the Bushnell units. They aren't military grade but they weren't 2 grand a copy.
All of the above are filed under "Better Than Nothing" in my mind.
I can only speak the truth!
Thats a good idea to have. I shelled out for a Gen III Pinnacle NEPVS-14, but if that breaks I am S-O-L. I really should lay back a couple lower cost units.
Nice piece of gear that one. No way I could swing that.
The Bushnells I got retail for a bit under $300 I think. The beauty of my acquisition is that they didn't cost me a dime. I 'paid' for them with Reward Points from one of our Tech Partners.
Sweet deal, that.
If the bandits kill the husbands, what makes you think they’ll bother to leave the widows or even the kids alive?
I live in the “boonies”-which means most-if not all-my neighbors are already quite well armed. At least the ones that matter.
As for the “converts”-well, tough! They brought it ALL on themselves is exactly how I see it and nobody will ever change my mind. All they’ll get from me is “deal with it the best you can.”
Hi-Point pistols and carbines come in a variety of calibers, are inexpensive and have a lifetime, tranferable warranty. Plus, they're made in the USA!
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