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comment by kleinbl00

What sort of gun would you want? At the age of 17 I owned an SKS with folding stock, 30 round mag and bayonet:

Right now, in every state but California, you can run out and buy a .50 BMG sniper rifle with 8 round mag:

(AKA the "Cobra Assault Cannon" from Robocop)

How 'bout an HK91 with drum mag? .308 which means it'll go through most any body armor:

If you really want "deterrence" I recommend the Lahti 20mm anti-tank rifle:

(fun fact: When the Finnish used these against the USSR in the Winter War, they supplied this "rifle" with a trailer to tow behind jeeps)

Then again, all this stuff requires aiming. Sometimes you just don't have time for that. That's when you need an Armsel Striker:

And hey, if that's not enough for you, sign up for a Class III NFA. Then things start getting really silly:

havires  ·  2438 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Wow we Americans love our guns don't we? Correction: we love them and then we hate them back and forth we go.

kleinbl00  ·  2438 days ago  ·  link  ·  

It is indeed a place of varied and disparate opinions.

havires  ·  2438 days ago  ·  link  ·  

KB I don't understand it (I'm an American for the record): As I said above, first we want the guns, and then we don't - back and forth it goes. While this is going on people are bitching about tighter gun control and then the other side counters with looser control.

The point is that is there anyway to keep both sides happy?