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Posted: 9/12/2004 7:02:10 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/12/2004 8:31:54 PM EST by Troy]
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 7:04:22 PM EST
about time.
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 7:05:43 PM EST

Originally Posted By BH1:

Link Posted: 9/12/2004 7:09:22 PM EST
Happy dance!!

Happy dance!!!!!

Merry early Christmas everyone!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!­!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

­feinstein eat my dick!
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 7:09:33 PM EST
Xmas, New Years and the end of the Dark Ages all in one!!!!
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 7:09:55 PM EST
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 7:12:40 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/12/2004 7:13:32 PM EST by red-rum]
Damn, what a year to turn 18... just have to wait one month from last saturday to get the lower
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 7:14:59 PM EST
After ten years it's about time.

Link Posted: 9/12/2004 7:18:14 PM EST
feinstein is sooo pissed right now-----and i couldnt be happyer

Link Posted: 9/12/2004 7:21:09 PM EST
its been a long hard fight to win our rights back, all those letters, calls, and votes did the job! congrats!!!
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 7:21:12 PM EST
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 7:21:30 PM EST
Congrats to all! Now let do some converting!
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 7:23:41 PM EST
Great Job everyon I brought my Bushy dissipator to my local shop to get shipped to Lauer for a thredded barrel new stock dpms 4 rail float, damn did my pocked book get light today, also picked up a gg&g aimpoint mount AimpointM2 SureFire M900 with blue led's BMAS rear flip up sight and a CQD Blackhawk slingHappyHKUSP_40
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 7:25:44 PM EST

The only hope you have is to accept the fact that you are already dead. And the sooner you accept that, the sooner you will be able to function as a soldier is supposed to function, without mercy, without compassion, without remorse.

Link Posted: 9/12/2004 7:26:27 PM EST

Now we need to do our part to ensure that another one is not reinstated!
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 7:27:10 PM EST
Free at last, free at last, thank God Almighty, free at last (well, at least freer).
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 7:29:26 PM EST
WOOOHOOOO, I'll commemorate this with a beta dump and multiple tannerite explosions Monday morning.
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 7:30:18 PM EST
Thank you to all the people on this board who wrote letters, particapted in polls, ect. We must make sure something like this never happens again. Sure feels good after 10 years!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 7:33:15 PM EST
Yes...feels great. Now the hard work begins. We cannot let something like this happen again......
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 7:36:03 PM EST
Time to join the NRA if you haven't!
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 7:36:24 PM EST
Out fucking standing!
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 7:37:04 PM EST
My Nipples Are Hard!

Now to have my posties threaded for phantoms!
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 7:38:34 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/12/2004 7:44:42 PM EST by El_Roto]
It's a happy time, yes, but let's not stop educating the masses regarding the true nature of the AWB and how truly meaningless it was to the average citizen. Let's make sure to keep reminding the majority of folks around us that they're just as safe now as they have been for the last 10 years, that there won't be a "flood of eeevil assault weapons" hitting the streets, etc.

While I'm thinking about it - Lord knows I've been wanting a 14.5 Bushy w/ the The Three Evil Features for a while now but that's my business and I'm not going to rub it into the face of any anti-gun peeps I come across; why give them one calorie of fuel for their fires? Once again, counter their hyberbole and outright lies with reason and facts, let the media cycle move on, and enjoy the 3 Evil Features so many of y'all have been denied these 10 long years.

OK, I'm off the soap box. Let's party!!!
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 7:40:14 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/12/2004 7:43:20 PM EST by Bosko]
It is so wiered how 35 miniutes ago something was illegal but now (35 miniutes later) it is perfectly legal. (No more sketching when going to the range). I hope the rest of the country (the uninformed/ the uninterested/ the damn hippies) will learn what a big retarded waste of time the ASSAULT WEAPONS BAN was. For some people it didnt stop them from doing anything and it just made criminals out of regular people (depending on how you look at it). It had no effect on its "publicaly" intended problem.... Sorry that was just my rant... Time to find that damn moly lube and stock wrench. And my replacement mag boddies, replacement springs , replacement floorplates and replacement followers...
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 7:41:56 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/12/2004 7:42:26 PM EST by mr_h]
here is a link a fellow arfcom'er just sent me, thanks biggame223!!

an open letter from the ATF about the sunset,,

Link Posted: 9/12/2004 8:01:58 PM EST
I now have 3 "assault weapons," and none of them have killed anyone yet. I guess the Brady Campaign was wrong.
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 8:04:31 PM EST
For those who need documented verification from the gov't go here.
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 8:11:03 PM EST
almost missed this one

Link Posted: 9/12/2004 8:14:36 PM EST
BH1, Many thanks for the info. I have emailed it to about 30 of my friends. I have been fighting the AWB since it was wrongfully placed upon us ten years ago and I am happy to see it go. Seeing it in writing is even better!
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 8:14:40 PM EST
I only wish I could thread the DPMS super bull I have, it's so damned big though.....hmmm maybe a real suppressor....
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 8:19:43 PM EST

Originally Posted By Guntoting_Spartan:
its been a long hard fight to win our rights back, all those letters, calls, and votes did the job! congrats!!!

You did not "Win" back anything....

You had your rights violated!
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 8:24:48 PM EST
Whoo-Who!!!! I just lost about $7500 in firearm equity, and I couldn't be happier!!
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 8:25:04 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/12/2004 8:25:41 PM EST by The_Friendly_Sponge]
Ding Dong the AWB is Dead!

Link Posted: 9/12/2004 8:29:18 PM EST

Originally Posted By Tracker:

Now we need to do our part to ensure that another one is not reinstated!

Link Posted: 9/12/2004 8:31:14 PM EST
This is a major victory, It is rare that we should ever loose any gun rights and get them back.

Now to just get four barrels threaded. Who knows who has the best deal....
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 8:40:51 PM EST
still have 20 minutes in mountain time zone. i'm gonna make a sandwitch, drink some coffee, grab my tools and head downstairs to the gun room. at 12:00:01 i will start threading.

Link Posted: 9/12/2004 8:52:26 PM EST
*smirks* If ya'll have y'er nippley bits pierced, with things on the end having 1/2x28tpi I'm gonna be sick. LOL
I would have posted earlier, but I just got home from work so:
Happy friggin new year. Now the whining,whimpy, heartless, evil, cowardly, un-informed, anti-gun, freedom hating, liberal ****-offs can go (as my mom used to say) "Scratch yer butt and get glad"
Now its Magpul 93A time, and DPMS "kitty kat" pistol time too.
Wonder if putting one of those black "cane or crutch" tips on the end of the buffer tube of a pistol would be considered a "stock", or mearly something to prevent dents.....
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 9:17:15 PM EST

Link Posted: 9/12/2004 9:22:43 PM EST
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 9:39:23 PM EST
I just looked out the window and the streets are full of people running around with machine gunshock.gif
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 9:42:44 PM EST
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 10:17:53 PM EST
So can I get "Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Devices" in California now or am I still screwed for living here?

Link Posted: 9/12/2004 10:33:19 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/12/2004 10:46:05 PM EST by bumpusjm]

Originally Posted By kaneda:
So can I get "Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Devices" in California now or am I still screwed for living here?

SORRY!!!!!!!! Those behind the Kalifornia Iron and Lace curtain are still out of luck. From the ATF on the expiration of the ban:

Expiration of the Federal law will not change any provisions of State law or local ordinances.
Questions concerning State assault weapons restrictions should be referred to State and local

And please keep the energy and pro-gun front rolling! I'm poor and won't be able to afford my 1st AR for at least 5 months.
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 10:43:58 PM EST
So the Fat Lady IS singing!

Wonder what happened to all those die-hard pessimists (AWB ain't never gonna die) who underestimated us (and themselves)---learn from it fellas
I must admit that up until early this year I had some doubts...I'm just not used to this strange business of gov't. actually rectifying a situation where citizens' "inalienable" rights were violated.

And although I'm still stuck in California Dreamland with nothing to buy, I couldn't be happier (happiest day of the year) that for once we scored BIG on this one.
This one's for the USA and for all who fought for our freedoms --and pardon the language, but *Fuck* all those who would take them away.

Congrats guys

Special Thanks to:

Rep. Tom Delay
Sen. Bill Frist
President George Bush ("he works in strange ways and somehow came through")
awbansunset.com (We really should thank him/them for a great job)
NRA (yes, I do believe they took an honest stand for us this time)
GOA...and countless other good citizens who did something about it!!!
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 10:58:06 PM EST
I Just wanted to add my thanks to all of you who have worked so hard to win back a couple of the many rights that have been leeched away over the years. I also wanted to give my condolances to those who live in California, New York, New Jersey, and anywhere else that this change really doesn't come as the welcome releif that it should.

Oh yeah, sorry to all of the guys with guns listed on GunsAmerica.com who's pre-bans won't sell for that extra thousand dollars now. And to the guy who was gonna pawn his pre-ban to make the last payment on that engagment ring... get yer priorities straight. LOL
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 11:05:29 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/12/2004 11:08:34 PM EST by grooVe]
I have been waiting for this day eversince I bought my first EVIL ar15. (Bought it on my 18th birthday no less.) Of course now I'm in Kali and had to leave my baby back in America. haveOk I'm tired and I've got "school" tomorrow... ah!!! PEACE OUT!!!hippie.gif
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 11:18:54 PM EST
Can somebody point me to information regarding California law on "assault weapons". I thought with the AWB sunsetting, I was going to lawfully get a collapsable stock, but now I'm not sure. Can anybody help me on this? hinking.gif
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 11:24:23 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/12/2004 11:25:56 PM EST by grooVe]
As I understand it, if you already had your AR registered with the DOJ then you should be able to add any of the "evil" features. Kalifornia already saw it as an assault weapon, only the federal law was keeping you from the other features..... That is until today!!!! Man I love saying that!!
Link Posted: 9/12/2004 11:58:02 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/12/2004 11:58:45 PM EST by RDak]
One of the dumbest laws in history is GONE. I'm delerious.

Beautiful sunset brewsky!
Link Posted: 9/13/2004 12:38:46 AM EST
Congradulations to the rest of the Free USA, but NJ is still screwed because of Florio.
Lets see, the Delaware River, truely must be AMAZING.
Crime and illegal use of weapons must stop on the Jersey side.
NJ Assault weapon ban - more restrictive then the Feds.
PA the same LAW Abiding citizen can apply & obtain permits for Machinegun & a Silencer.
PA ..... America starts here.

Congrats again, but watch your backs.
Link Posted: 9/13/2004 12:53:25 AM EST

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