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Originally posted by Argyll
reply to post by gladtobehere
Odd how the government allows themselves to have them but forbids the citizenry.
The government also has nuclear weapons but forbids the citizens to have them......the question should be why do you need them?
If it's for hunting etc. then fair enough.....but if you live in a city, why would you need to silence your weapon?
Not really the issue. Why do you want a BMW instead of a Morris Minor? They both take you to the same place. I want a silencer because without one the firearm is too noisy and disturbs the neighbors. That way I can plink at the rats and not disturb the peace. In these arguments I feel like the Pope is trying to tell me when I can have sex. If you no playa the game, you no make da rules, dude.
Originally posted by Cosmic911
More idiot commentary by those who haven't a clue regarding anything firearm related, similar to the politicians making the laws. Silences do little to quiet a weapon. Wake up...deny ignorance.
Originally posted by Wrabbit2000
Originally posted by Cosmic911
On the other hand...if some moron thinks a suppressor is going to make a .45 Auto quiet enough to shoot without ear protection? Well.... I'll have a great time standing about 5 feet back WITH ear protection while they bang away. I'll be sure to write REAL clear on the little grease board afterward since spoken communication won't be very useful for a few days to that guy.
I can make a .45 acp quite without a suppressor.
I have a rifle in .45 acp with a 24 inch barrel that you don't need ear protection its so quite. by going to a higher grain bullet and a lower powder charge its very quite.
A little tape and a one litter soda bottle and you will just hear the hammer drop.
Originally posted by mwood
reply to post by JBA2848
Here we go again with an idiotic argument against anything gun related.
Yeah, crazy criminals might use a silencer to shoot up a school and nobody will know or hear it.
So tell me, how many times has this happened in the past? Let me tell you..... ZERO TIMES!
Your what if scenarios are just stupid and really shows the intelligence of anti's like you.
You know absolutely nothing about "SUPPRESSOR'S" (not silencers, use the right terminology) except what you have seen on TV. Really a great source to base an opinion on....
What if....What if....What if....What if....What if....What if....What if....What if........
Seriously, Your cheese has slipped off the cracker I think.
Originally posted by bo12au
High powered pellet rifles are almost completely silent. And very lethal. Same with bows/crossbows
Originally posted by JBA2848
reply to post by MJZoo
I gave two examples in the first post. If you silence these weapons some one who is hell bent on killing as many as possible will definitely what to be quiet. More time to add up the body count.
But what really gets me is the company that is located right down the road from the school shooting is the one is going to start pushing this. At least Cerberus had some type of feelings during this event. The father of one of the owners of Cerberus lived close to the school so they are planning on distancing them selves from the weapon used. But this NSSF seems to want to make sure they are controversial in the way they do business. The same way they answered the call after Virginia Tech gun free zone by paying students to create gun clubs in those same schools.
When a business uses the tactic of controversy to promote their products who are they trying to attract?