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    (Original post by limetang)
    I'm not responsible though am I? Two of those examples are of laws that are incredibly unfair (if they exist) and shouldn't exist (if they do). And the other is a miscarriage of justice. Not really good examples to show how of ACTUALLY be responsible for the crimes of another who happened to be using a weapon of mine.
    They don't exist. He is just trying to be a prick

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    (Original post by DiddyDec)
    They don't exist. He is just trying to be a prick

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    Didn't think so, but thought it best to address how it's absurd irrespective of laws for them.
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      (Original post by bertstare)
      For all practical purposes they are not. Try buying a handgun and tell me how far you get
      I own three, each one easily capable of killing a man from an effective distance comparable to military grade side-arms.
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      (Original post by Zen Baphomet)
      I own three, each one easily capable of killing a man from an effective distance comparable to military grade side-arms.
      What guns specifically?
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      Yes probably :P


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      They are, and I do.

      It's kept in a locked cabinet with everything counted.

      Most certainly not for self-defence or to carry around 'just in case'.

      I find the fact that people have firearms with the intention of shooting either in attack or defence ludicrous, and that counts for government-owned weapons as well.
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        (Original post by bertstare)
        What guns specifically?
        Westlake Browning Butchmark and two Taurus Revolver 44 and .357
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        (Original post by Zen Baphomet)
        Westlake Browning Butchmark and two Taurus Revolver 44 and .357
        What's the process for getting something like that in the UK? I would have thought it's not worth the effort unless you're a very keen competitive shooter or something
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          (Original post by bertstare)
          What's the process for getting something like that in the UK? I would have thought it's not worth the effort unless you're a very keen competitive shooter or something
          Easy as pie, pay a £55 Gun License fee and be an active club shooter for six months, I walked in one day and signed up to a club and was shooting with their rifles and pistols that afternoon, six months later I was buying my own.

          I also own Semi-Automatic Tactical rifles(Including a Umarex .22 LR MP5) and one of these https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0jpuSHcWgfE

          and some that essentially compare to Military Grade Sniper Rifles.

          Gun ownership in the UK is a lot easier than people think.
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          (Original post by Zen Baphomet)
          Easy as pie, pay a £55 Gun License fee and be an active club shooter for six months, I walked in one day and signed up to a club and was shooting with their rifles and pistols that afternoon, six months later I was buying my own.

          I also own Semi-Automatic Tactical rifles, and some that essentially compare to Military Grade Sniper Rifles.

          Gun ownership in the UK is a lot easier than people think.
          Wow, it's incredible how misinformed people (including myself about a week ago) are on the matter
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            (Original post by bertstare)
            Wow, it's incredible how misinformed people (including myself about a week ago) are on the matter
            It's no ones fault really, we don't have a Gun culture in the UK, why should you know?

            To put it into perspective how powerful a Rifle you can buy my friend recently bought this, you don't even need to know Gun Stat's the thing just looks deadly/powerful.

            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0jpuSHcWgfE
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            (Original post by Zen Baphomet)
            Easy as pie, pay a £55 Gun License fee and be an active club shooter for six months, I walked in one day and signed up to a club and was shooting with their rifles and pistols that afternoon, six months later I was buying my own.

            I also own Semi-Automatic Tactical rifles(Including a Umarex .22 LR MP5), and some that essentially compare to Military Grade Sniper Rifles.

            Gun ownership in the UK is a lot easier than people think.
            What are the handguns licensed for?

            Umarex are airguns and you don't need a license for them anyway.

            What are these military grade rifles?
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              (Original post by DiddyDec)
              What are the handguns licensed for?
              Target shooting.

              Umarex are airguns and you don't need a license for them anyway.
              Not all, they also make general semi-autos that can be used for Club Shooting.

              What are these military grade rifles?
              I admit it was a hugely exaggerate claim, it's essentially just a top of the range Hunting Rifle, I personally find it handles comparable to the L115A3 Long Range sniper rifle, used by the British Army, I mean I could certainly pull of a Belltower massacre with one.(Not that I would...nopycho)
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              (Original post by Zen Baphomet)
              Target shooting.


              Not all, they also make general semi-autos that can be used for Club Shooting.


              I admit it was a hugely exaggerate claim, it's essentially just a top of the range Hunting Rifle, I personally find it handles comparabley to the L115a3 Long Rnage sniper rifle, used by the British Army.
              Last I checked you couldn't use pistols for target shooting unless they were antiques or for the real purpose of humane dispatch.

              You are indeed correct, I am mistaken. They look pretty sweet.

              What make and caliber? You know you can actually buy some of the Accuracy International rifles in .308 and .338

              Take a look at this beauty. It comes with a Schmidt and Bender scope.

              http://www.guntrader.co.uk/Guns-For-...40418142226371
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              Yes, I don't want one and i hope it never becomes as easy to own a gun as it is in America, but if that did happen there's no way I'd NOT have a gun whilst everyone else could easily get hold of them
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                (Original post by DiddyDec)
                Last I checked you couldn't use pistols for target shooting unless they were antiques or for the real purpose of humane dispatch.
                Long Barrle Pistols are common for Target Shooting,

                You are indeed correct, I am mistaken. They look pretty sweet.
                I know right?

                What make and caliber? You know you can actually buy some of the Accuracy International rifles in .308 and .338

                Take a look at this beauty. It comes with a Schmidt and Bender scope.

                http://www.guntrader.co.uk/Guns-For-...40418142226371
                ****, that looks fantastic..if I had the money.

                I have a mere
                http://www.guntrader.co.uk/Guns-For-...31213125921001
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                (Original post by Zen Baphomet)
                Long Barrle Pistols are common for Target Shooting,


                I know right?


                ****, that looks fantastic..if I had the money.

                I have a mere
                http://www.guntrader.co.uk/Guns-For-...31213125921001
                Ah, long barrel I understand now.

                That is pretty sweet. Do you shoot many deer or foxes?

                I'm getting one of these for my 21st. It is an absolute work of art.

                http://www.guntrader.co.uk/Guns-For-...40529141039001
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                  (Original post by DiddyDec)
                  Ah, long barrel I understand now.

                  That is pretty sweet. Do you shoot many deer or foxes?

                  I'm getting one of these for my 21st. It is an absolute work of art.

                  http://www.guntrader.co.uk/Guns-For-...40529141039001
                  Very nice, I can see why you used the term art, the engraving is magnificent.

                  I used to sadly, I haven't for over a year now mainly due to time and finance the sport took a back-seat to starting a family. My wife and I are discussing starting again in a few years as it's something she want's to try.(Shooting at least, not so much the Hunting)
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                  (Original post by Zen Baphomet)
                  Very nice, I can see why you used the term art, the engraving is magnificent.

                  I used to sadly, I haven't for over a year now mainly due to time and finance the sport took a back-seat to starting a family. My wife and I are discussing starting again in a few years as it's something she want's to try.(Shooting at least, not so much the Hunting)
                  The hunting is the best bit. But it is each to their own. I do enjoy a good bit of target shooting from time to time. Do you do competitions are just recreational?
                 
                 
                 
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