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Make-shift weapons. . . . Why?

Discussion in 'The Constitutional & RKBA Forum' started by Hardballer, Jul 7, 2009.

  1. Hardballer

    Hardballer New Member

    Nov 22, 2008
    Smack dab in da middle
    Can someone please explain to me why the Chinese and the Iranians needed makeshift weapons?

    come on, someone knows. :confused:

    Could it be because they have no guns!!!?:rolleyes:

    I mean, I'm just asking.:(
    Last edited: Jul 7, 2009
  2. alhefner

    alhefner New Member

    Feb 4, 2009
    Reno, NV
    There is that! Then I also wonder why the lead wasn't flying from the use of "pre-charged pneumatic" rifles. A good machine shop can turn those out in just about any caliber and China is a major source of some really good ones!

    Just imagine sending a .50 cal chunk of lead out the muzzle at about 1000fps and using a simple hand pump to recharge after 10 or so shots. Subsonic, heavy projectile and only the sound of the compressed air escaping...easy to quiet that one down.

    But then, after good old uncle Sammie takes the firearms away from those who choose to submit, we'll be in about the same shape.
  3. Bobitis

    Bobitis Guest

    Not sure what a 'make shift' weapon is.:rolleyes:
    Meat cleavers, 2x4s, and shovels seem to work in China.

    Wonder how many are classified as assault weapons?:confused::eek:
  4. Hardballer

    Hardballer New Member

    Nov 22, 2008
    Smack dab in da middle
    media speak.

    make·shift (mkshft)
    A temporary or expedient substitute for something else.
    Suitable as a temporary or expedient substitute: used a rock as a makeshift hammer.
    Synonyms: makeshift, expedient, resort, stopgap
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