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Old October 17, 2012, 08:41 AM   #51
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Air rifles count?

I know it does in Jersey More than enuf for the ocassional rat under the bird feeder and you can practice shooting in your basement.
also is that per person or household?
I'd need 2 of each here
right now have:
(2) 12 ga pumps w/barrels
(1) 20 slug
(1) 308
(2) bows
(2) air rifles

i guess I'd be a criminal
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Old October 17, 2012, 01:18 PM   #52
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if it were per household my family would be screwed

my mum has got a full quota and she has only hit paper for the last 25 years, she only knew of one gun she had, but her quota was full to
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Old October 17, 2012, 01:19 PM   #53
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Airrifles can count if it has got power equivilant to a .22lr, otherwise any adult can buy one, but over a certain limit it is legal to hunt with (very small game)
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Old October 20, 2012, 02:04 PM   #54
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I own way over that limit and between my father and I we would need to adopt a few children to get within that limit. I have purchased 2 rifles just this week. If I had to pick from what I have I would go with the following.

1. Ruger 10/22 (.22)
2. Mini 14 (.223/5.56 NATO)
3. Remington 870 12 gauge
4. Savage 111 .270 Win
5. .50 caliber Muzzle loader
6. I would use this spot for my extremely old Mosserg Model 10 .22 long rifle that was my first rifle. I don't shoot it any more because the trigger sear has worn down and I can't find a replacement but I can't let it go.

I am with those who say to take a stand and try to make changes to the laws that give more freedoms to law abiding citizens.
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Old October 21, 2012, 12:46 PM   #55
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I could live within a 6 gun max.

For me they would be:

.22lr semi Ruger 10/22
.223 REM AR or mini 14 if AR not permitted
.260 REM bolt Rem 700
.308 WIN bolt Rem 700
.30-30 lever older Marlin 336
12 GA Semi Auto Winchester Super X3

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Old October 21, 2012, 01:42 PM   #56
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12 gauge pump, auto or o/u
.22 rifle
CF rifle

.38/.357 revolver
.22 pistol
larger pistol for fun and hunting
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Old October 23, 2012, 08:06 PM   #57
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The 6 long guns I would have are:
Ruger 10-22
Rem 12 GA semi auto
Browning 20 GA pump
Weatherby 7MM Mag
Mauser 338 Mag or 30-06

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Old October 26, 2012, 08:47 AM   #58
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.22 lr semi auto
.410 single shot for a little more muscle then the .22
12 ga. pump (mossberg over remington in my opinion)
.270 bolt (never owned one but it would make its way into my six)
.303 british bolt, a little obsolete but a favorite none the less
.30-.06 pump (I would die before i gave up my 760 gamemaster)

and to Husqvarna, i know a man in connecticut that would be more then happy to give any of grandpas hand me downs a good home
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Old October 26, 2012, 11:47 AM   #59
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I see that the members interpreted the question in two different ways. I choose to respond to what I would do about the legality of having a 6 gun limit.

I was born and lived in Chicago, Illinois. The firearms restrictions were coming into play and I had one of the first FOID (firearms owner ID) cards. I left Chicago at 17 years of age and never returned. That's what I would do about your regulations..................find another place to live!

That kind of regulation would never happen in Texas. We wouldn't allow it here and there is a sizable group of Texas citizens who would vote to succeed from the US if the Federal government imposed that kind of restriction. I don't see that actually happening but it does illustrate the mindset here. We are free and will darned sure stay free. Any FED who thinks differently will have a huge surprise coming!

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Old October 27, 2012, 03:04 PM   #60
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I could get by with these, If I Had to.

1- CZ 452 in .22lr
2- CZ 527 carbine 7.62x39 - If only allowed one long gun, this would be It.
3- CZ 527 varmint in .223
4- Win. 70 sporter in 30-06
5- Rem. 870 12ga. multi barrel 18" & 28"
6- SKS - Works well with my 527 carbine and I've had It for 25 years.
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Old December 20, 2012, 02:44 AM   #61
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1. Marlin 39A .22LR open sights
2. 12ga 3in VR Beretta 3901 with choke tubes (takes care of all shotgun needs)
3. Winchester M70 338mag 2 1/2x Redfield (Bear and big game gun)
4. Winchester M70 Featherweight 30-06spfld 3-9x Redfield (good ole deer gun)
5. Savage M99 358win lyman peep sights (because everyone needs a brush gun)
6. Savage M24 Combo .22LR/410bore 3in (real good small game gun)
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Old December 20, 2012, 06:03 AM   #62
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Many hunters only have one rifle. So I wouldn't see six guns limiting much hunting. I think it would cause many people to choose more carefully.
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Old December 22, 2012, 06:26 PM   #63
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I don't have six guns, but I would not want a government imposed limit on the number of guns that I could legally own. What I'd like is that the law be enforced (keeping guns out of the possession of criminals).
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Old December 22, 2012, 06:32 PM   #64
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How would you deal with a 6 gun limit on guns?
I guess the first thing I would do is get everyone in the family to contribute by buying six guns lol.

that actually is the exact amount of firearms my wife and I own, but I can gurantee you if a law was passed we would be getting six more....we would start by breaking down who has bought what so far(we each have made multiple purchases of the six we own).
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Old December 22, 2012, 11:39 PM   #65
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I would instruct our law makers they a wrong to restrict our rights and do what I had to to restore our freedom.
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Old December 25, 2012, 11:20 PM   #66
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Would think about taking my toys somewhere else to play.
But could get buy with a 22 Mag,223,25-06,270win,300WM.Only if I had too!!!!
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Old December 26, 2012, 12:25 PM   #67
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17 HMR for targets and competition, 22 rimfire for small game, 223 for varmints or small deer, 270 for longer-range varmints, 30-06 for larger deer/elk, 357/30-30 lever gun for thicker brush hunting.
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Old December 27, 2012, 04:02 PM   #68
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(I'd add) a 22LR Bolt or Semi
223 AR
(I'd add a .243 or 270 or both here)
300 RUM
Browning Over Under 12 ga
Browning BPS Slug
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Old December 28, 2012, 08:50 PM   #69
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How would you deal with a 6 gun limit on guns?
I can't imagine butchering my collection down to 6. My mind will not allow me to even entertain the notion. If (my stomach turns just thinking about it) a law came into effect saying I had to reduce my number to 6 I would find a way to hide them.
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Old January 2, 2013, 10:52 PM   #70
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There are several ways to "cheat" so to speak.
A blaser bolt gun, a TC encore or contender or a Mossburg SSI (if it was still being made),AR lower or longer frame AR style lower with different uppers.

But really there is nothing in the world you can't hunt with a .280 remington or a 7x57mauser.

As for what 6 long guns I would keep/aquire not "cheating"

mossberg 835...just for the great patterns.
Reminton 1187...12ga for doves/wingshooting.

Winchester model 70 .270 win.
Ruger 10/22
AR in .223/5.56nato

Tc Omega .50 cal Muzzleloader
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Old January 13, 2013, 04:53 PM   #71
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now way i could do it , I would have to move
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Old January 13, 2013, 10:54 PM   #72
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I wouldn't be limited to 6

But that aside...what is the point? Why would your government think that 6 is ok but 10 isn't?
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Old January 13, 2013, 11:08 PM   #73
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How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time!

Why would your government think that 6 is ok but 10 isn't?
Becuse it is "reasonable" (/sarc) ..... I'll tell you why they say 6 is fine but 10 is not: It is the very same reason that a 30, 15, or 12 round magazine is not OK, but 10 rounds is fine: so that in 5 years they can tell you that 6 is not OK but 3 is fine ...... repeat until you are left with but one, and that is so highly regulated as to be a PITA .... what can you do with one (probably muzzle loading single shot in piddly caliber) gun ...... and who really cares but a very, very few gun nuts, anyhow?

It is confiscation, but in small increments. Call it a "boiling frog", a "slippery slope", "death by a thousand cuts", whatever.

ENOUGH! It's my damned cake!
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Old January 13, 2013, 11:38 PM   #74
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Yeah,I do not want to play the game.

Probably something the equivalent of a Win 52 or my old Rem 513 S.,.22 full size bolt rifle

You said no military type probably a bolt 5.56

I sure like my .257.Most of my hunting is done with this

A .308 or 30-06....could be on a light target config

A .375,hunting bolt rifle,light with about 22 in bbl

A 6.5 Creedmoor "F" class type rifle

A .338 Lapua coyote rifle

A Rolling Block ,1902 Smokeless,set up for .405 Wn or 40-70 Sharps

A 45-90 Sharps

A Win 92 clone in 44 magnum

A model 93 marlin in 38-55 or 30-30

An authentic replica of a .54 Hawken

A 12 ga Berretta O/U

An Ithaca NID or LC Smith 16 or 20 ga gentleman bird gun

A Bennelli semi-auto 12 ga

And an AR-50 in 50 BMG......

Is that 6 yet?How many do I have left?

Too bad about that no military type stuff,because a 18 in bbl light config free floated AR in 5.56 and a 5.56 SDMR and a .308 AR-10 seem important...
And a Garand,an 03a3 and an 03a4...well,and a Krag,maybe a SMLE,and an M-1 carbine...

The Chipmunk .22 Magnum is fun...

How many do I have left?I'd like a few for the grandkids...
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Old January 14, 2013, 12:22 AM   #75
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I'd sell off a bunch of old, crappy guns I've inherited and get a couple of good ones. I'd keep my .22 marlin lever gun, Win X3, O/U 20 ga, but get a high end bolt action 30-06, probably a 260 or 25-06, and... I dunno... I'm more of a shotgunner these days.
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