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Old April 20, 2019, 12:39 PM   #51
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The media will always make a mountain out of a mole hill. Thus three guns and 100 rounds of ammo becomes an arsenal.
And, the morons don't even get THAT right! An Arsenal makes weapons. One stores them in an Armory. (arms room, etc.)

There are National Guard Armories all over the country. There are only a few Arsenals still in operation, if any, today. The one I knew about (Waterveliet) was primarily artillery & naval guns, not small arms, and was still active in 2018.

The process of making or relining a 16" Naval rifle barrel is fascinating to watch. Several of the 4.2" mortars I serviced in the 70s had their tubes made at Waterveliet.


Apparently arsenal is "more better scary sounding" than armory, so the media uses it. Inaccurately, as usual.
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Old April 20, 2019, 01:35 PM   #52
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One to three safes....small.
3 to 8 safes medium.
If you need a gun room.....large.
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Old April 24, 2019, 07:31 AM   #53
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VERY small.
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