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Old 11-27-2011, 11:05 AM
 
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Default Gun Collector in California

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You may have heard on the news about a southern California man put under 72-hour psychiatric observation when it was found he owned 100 guns and allegedly had (by rough estimate) 100,000 rounds of ammunition stored in his home. The house also featured a secret escape tunnel.





My favorite quote from the dimwit television reporter: "Wow! He has about a quarter million machine gun bullets." The headline referred to it as a "massive weapons cache".

By southern California standards someone owning 100,000 rounds would be called "mentally unstable". Just imagine if he lived elsewhere:

In Arizona, he'd be called "an avid gun collector".

In Texas, he'd be called "a novice gun collector".

In Utah, he'd be called "moderately well prepared", but they'd probably reserve judgment until they made sure that he had a corresponding quantity of stored food.

In Montana, he'd be called "The neighborhood 'Go-To' guy".

In Idaho, he'd be called "a likely gubernatorial candidate".

In Wyoming, he'd be called "an eligible bachelor".

And, in Louisiana, hed be called "a deer hunting buddy".
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Old 11-27-2011, 02:10 PM
 
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The reporter must be a product of a California public school education. 100,000 isn't a quarter million where I come from.
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Old 11-27-2011, 04:40 PM
 
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Kalifornia must have something in its water. Folks build houses on dirt cliffs and then complain that the home is threatened by a landslide when it rains-DUH!. Then they build houses in the pretty forests and then complain and whine when the forest catches fire-DUH! Now they want folks to hunt with bullets that contain no lead. They pretty much have said the Constitution of the United States is meaningless by restricting what firearms you can have. It'll be a blessed day when the Pacific Ocean claims that to be a good place to raise fish.
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Old 11-27-2011, 11:26 PM
 
Location: Spots Wyoming
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You should probably find the entire article that mentioned him exposing himself to people in Wal-Mart. That email has been running around for a bit, but it certainly doesn't tell the whole story. He wasn't put under observation for guns, he was put under observation for having a loose zipper in public. He just happened to also have guns.
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Old 11-28-2011, 10:30 AM
 
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Moonbeam just illegalized open carry.

Most people don't realize that until just recently, California was an open carry state but that's gone. There are still two CA counties that will issue a CCW to a regular citizen (Both are near Reno and on the CA/NV border). While CC is still technically legal in CA, unless you're a politician or can afford to bribe your local sheriff, you're SOL.

Basically CA gun laws are based on what some nitwit saw in a movie and thought was scary. As we all know the stock of a gun completely alters ballistics and performance characteristics because we've seen it evidenced time and again in Canadian Sci-fi movies.

In this state, if you have 100 guns you're nuts but if you have 100 cats, you're an upstanding citizen.
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Old 11-28-2011, 10:34 AM
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You should probably find the entire article that mentioned him exposing himself to people in Wal-Mart. That email has been running around for a bit, but it certainly doesn't tell the whole story. He wasn't put under observation for guns, he was put under observation for having a loose zipper in public. He just happened to also have guns.
And the government murdered the people at the Waco church to prevent child molesting.
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Old 11-28-2011, 12:31 PM
 
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"You may have heard on the news about a southern California man put under 72-hour psychiatric observation when it was found he owned 100 guns and allegedly had (by rough estimate) 100,000 rounds of ammunition stored in his home. The house also featured a secret escape tunnel. ..."

And he likely loses it all (including the right possess) if they formally commit him even for 1 week week for further evaluation (or 1 day, for that matter).

Conservatively, that's like $200,000 worth of goods. Wish I had his bankroll. I can't even afford to shoot my .300 Win Mag.

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Old 11-28-2011, 10:41 PM
 
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Guess the ding dong missed this lesson in boot.


This Is My Rifle. This Is My Gun - YouTube
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Old 11-29-2011, 12:14 PM
 
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I consider myself mentally unstable for NOT having a 100 guns and 100,000 rds of ammo.
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Old 11-29-2011, 12:27 PM
 
Location: San Diego
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Kalifornia must have something in its water. Folks build houses on dirt cliffs and then complain that the home is threatened by a landslide when it rains-DUH!. Then they build houses in the pretty forests and then complain and whine when the forest catches fire-DUH! Now they want folks to hunt with bullets that contain no lead. They pretty much have said the Constitution of the United States is meaningless by restricting what firearms you can have. It'll be a blessed day when the Pacific Ocean claims that to be a good place to raise fish.
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