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    COLT!!

    So I bit the bullet today. Put the money down on a Colt Commando with an 11.5 inch barrel (Model LE6933). A local shop had them on a KILLER deal....somewhere on the order of $1100 for LE. I think guys from my PD bought the entire stock out. They filled out the paper for my $200 ATF tax stamp too. It works out perfectly...my gun reimbursement through my PD is $1300! All I hear is how great Colt is, so I'm happy to put them to the test and be jumping into the NFA firearms waters. Still looking into a trust, but I'm doing this one vanilla and am going to get a CLEO sig and my prints done.

    Now I just gotta wait on the stamp. What a pain in the ass, but I'm excited!

    "If anything worthwhile comes of this tragedy, it should be the realization by every citizen that often the only thing that stands between them and losing everything they hold dear... is the man wearing a badge." -- Ronald Reagan, in the wake of the deaths of 4 CHP troopers in the Newhall Incident, 1970

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    Very nice!
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    Sweet. Me and another member here have talked about it before but put alot of rounds through it first. I haven't handled a Colt yet that will run reliability yet without at least 500 rounds through it.
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    Good deal !!
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    You won't regret it - if you ever do need parts for it, I highly suggest Specialized Armament.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pgg View Post
    Sweet. Me and another member here have talked about it before but put alot of rounds through it first. I haven't handled a Colt yet that will run reliability yet without at least 500 rounds through it.
    18 of us got brand new Colts, right out of the box, and shot the shit out of them for a week. None of us had any problems with them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Xiphos View Post
    18 of us got brand new Colts, right out of the box, and shot the shit out of them for a week. None of us had any problems with them.
    Nor will you.

    pgg got some stinky stuff.
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    Don't have it yet. Just sent off the forms last week. Took that long for my sheriff to sign. Ugh.
    "If anything worthwhile comes of this tragedy, it should be the realization by every citizen that often the only thing that stands between them and losing everything they hold dear... is the man wearing a badge." -- Ronald Reagan, in the wake of the deaths of 4 CHP troopers in the Newhall Incident, 1970

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    Quote Originally Posted by 121Traffic View Post
    Don't have it yet. Just sent off the forms last week. Took that long for my sheriff to sign. Ugh.
    I've been waiting 2 months for my stamp. Westy PD chief took 4 days to sign with my business card clipped to the form 4. Im not sure how long it took his handlers to get the cigar and bourbon out of his hands and a pen in them though.

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    I'm going with a trust for my cans. Waiting around would be seriously annoying.
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    Quemadmoeum gladis nemeinum occidit, occidentus telum est!

    You can be the weapon, and the gun in your hand is a tool - or the gun is a weapon and you are the tool.


    I was looking for a saint who was a devil of a lover,
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    Not to be outdone, 121...

    I had to jump on the bandwagon.

    Another DD upper.
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    Just need a stamp for my lower!

    Here is my new upper:


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    Dude... I want a super short SBR. Then I want to put a can on it, with a free float rail that covers the entire thing so just an inch or so of the can sticks out...total length of 12 inches or so.

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    Do it! Build a new upper for your 6933.

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    These photos are sweet but I have to admit some of the talk is over my head...tax stamp? NFA? What does that mean?
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    National Firearms Act. A gun control measure that stated that us citizens can't be trusted with a rifle with a shirt barrel / automatic weapons / silencers / etc. But their is a loop hole. In approving states you can pay a "tax" to the ATF who will issue you a permit to have such weapons.
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    Well, that's the outcome but it isn't a loophole.

    The NFA requires that certain firearms and parts be registered, and that a tax be paid for their possession.

    National Firearms Act - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    This goes back to the methods used to keep people like Capone disarmed, because gangsters don't pay taxes and it was an easy way to charge them with crimes.

    Anyone anywhere in the US is entitled to register an NFA weapon or part, but some States have placed more restrictive laws on top of the NFA.

    The NFA also established rules about transporting certain weapons and parts across State lines.
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    So it's been 11 months since I posted this. Paperwork came in and I took delivery yesterday. Drool. I can't wait to see what I do with this thing!

    "If anything worthwhile comes of this tragedy, it should be the realization by every citizen that often the only thing that stands between them and losing everything they hold dear... is the man wearing a badge." -- Ronald Reagan, in the wake of the deaths of 4 CHP troopers in the Newhall Incident, 1970

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