posted on May, 21 2012 @ 09:48 PM
Let me start with saying that I am not planning on going on a rampage, or doing anything nasty, I value my life too much. This is the main reason I am
My country is ninety percent against guns. Getting the permits and the actual gun is at least a three year process, involving at least as much money
as I could get through at least four years without eating, heating, paying taxes, or living. Now, this kind of policy can have adverse side effects on
the health of citizens. I normally adhere to laws. I don't drink, or do drugs. But our gun laws are bull#, and I wish not to go down defenseless,
because my country says so.
Look around, the state of things, and you will see that planning for the worst is much more realistic than its opposite. Long story short, I need a
gun. Nothing fancy about it.
I have thought about it, long and hard, and I don't have 1.5 million in my country's currency(the shooting range license, the medical, the minimum
price of ammo, and the rental price would in sum, cost this much through the minimum required three years you have to show up when buying a gun)
You, americans(and pretty much everyone else in a more free country) have the right to own and defend yourselves with guns, we don't. That's a
problem. As you see, I plan on surviving
I am lower middle class. I can barely afford living, not to mention the preparations for a hypothetical SHTF scenario. I have no record of violence
whatsoever. Plus I hate violence, and killing. If I can evade it, believe me, I will(as I have done every time.)
I have amassed a few things I would need, to survive in the wilderness, I was a scout for six years, and have been on every(five each year) camping
they've had, so I guess I could manage. Still, without a gun, it would be much more dangerous.
I've thought about what to do about it. Building a crossbow was my first idea, but I have actual training with only firearms(and briefly, bows) so a
gun would be the best.
To be more specific, a long gun.
Now, there's a gun I revere. The Henry Rifle. It suits me, so please, don't start debating about it's qualities, or any gun's qualities, this is
not the topic.
So, I have absolutely nothing, in terms of ranged weaponry. I have no skills at crafting metals, or mechanics. I can not order a gun parts kit, and an
opportunity for buying guns would be crossing the borders, and going to a black market dealer. That I wish not to do.
Lucky for me, you can own a gun permitless if it's a museal gun. Museal pretty much defines a 150 years old gun design. This is the reason why I go
with the henry rifle, and not a mosin nagant for example.(also, I fricking love it)
So, what I ask of you, is a schematic, and the name of the profession, who can make me the parts in low quantities(one of each, to be exact).
Alternatively I'd settle with a muzzleloader, but that's made of metal parts too, so it is pretty much the same(I know it's not. the henry rifle
consists of much more parts.)
Ohh, I almost forgot. I don't necessarily ask for the original henry rifle designs. Any Lever-action repeating rifle is good enough for me. The only
requirement is that it needs to have every data necessary for a metalsmith, to be built. I don't have this kind of knowledge.
So, If you could help me, it would mean life and death in a hypothetical scenario, so many of you believe will happen soon. I want nothing more or
less, than most of you already have. A chance to defend myself and my other half in the future. If this means crossing a line of some sort in the eyes
of my country, deport me. My life is worth more than the servitude of a stupid policy, and a government which essentially broke my country's spine,
and tore its heart out.
Thank you all, in advance.
P.S.: Please, don't convert this thread into a debate about gun policies, ownership, or safety. I have read the statistics. In general, owning a gun
is safer than not owning one. In this matter, I can not be shaken. Also, I am neither a boy, nor a psychopath, so I think I can decide what is best
P.P.S.: I am aware of the fact that a henry rifle is not at all a safe weapon. I need not to be reminded. I did not plan to carry it around loaded,
P.P.P.S.: Also, any kind of a schematic for a crossbow, or a muzzleloader would be very much appreciated.