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6 years 1 week ago, 12:23 PM

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sad day

LAPD melts 40,000lbs of guns

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6 years 1 week ago, 1:03 PM

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Why they melt down guns ka Could it not have been better to refurbish guns and sell them to legitimate gun owner and collector ka Seem like such waste to ryo. Is there politic motivation for this or is just some kind publicity stunt ka

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6 years 1 week ago, 2:35 PM

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I would think they could raise a lot of $$ by re-selling the guns to legal owners, but then again, its in CA. I think they just want to destroy as many guns as possible.

"Proelium Comminus Auctoritate" "Sometimes the light at the end of the tunnel is a muzzle flash."
6 years 1 week ago, 2:44 PM

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it just not make any sense at all. california is in desperate need of budget funds from what see in news and on internet. why would they just melt valuable weaponry that could be used to help some little bit towards their budget problem neh ka it just not make any sense. ryo sometime wonder about how people get elected to office that not have even little bit of common sense, but this is yet nother reason why ryo is not politic person.

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6 years 1 week ago, 2:50 PM

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I wonder if this kind of stuff could be countered by a lawsuit by the manufactures.

Doc
6 years 1 week ago, 2:57 PM

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After all, the police purchase these weapon from people who bring in off the street. Ryo is not lawyer of course and not know california law, but it not seem reasonable that a person or a group cannot destroy something they own and it belong to them. Am not sure however if this would constitute defamation of character either by destroying weaponry. As think if remember right from business law course took last year in high school that only an individual can be defamed, not an entity, which in this case would be gun manufacturer. Again, keep in mind ryo is not expert in this at all and am only trying to apply logic and what very little fact ryo know to your question. Am very sorry cannot be of more help than this.

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6 years 1 week ago, 2:58 PM

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This is exactly why Calif is in the shape that they are in. Calif leads the nation in stupidity. It is run or should I say mis-managed by morons.
Arnold being one of the biggest, I knew that the Kennedy clan would have a tight rien on him. He is an admitted liberal/Republicrat!
More power to the morass, may it crumble into the sea, then we here in Arizona can have Ocean front property!

6 years 1 week ago, 3:01 PM

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Agreed samD Its stupid how they kept referring that the weapons could have ended up in criminal hands, yet mostly I was seeing bolt action rifles. Right...

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6 years 1 week ago, 3:05 PM

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Ryo is also outrage by this and agree with dear friend Reaper chan that it very sad day. It also very stupid thing to do since california is in such great need of budget money just to run state that it shame to waste such valuable property only to melt down and turn into rebar that can only be use in fortifying concrete neh. They should have refurbish these weapon and sold them to legitimate gun owner and collector in order to bring in at least some little bit money to help with budget crisis neh. Ryo agree with you that in spirit at least it is crime to do this. May these weapon rest in peace because some of them were very fine quality weapon and it just shame to turn them into rebar. Ryo is just flabbergast by whole thing.

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6 years 1 week ago, 8:29 PM

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this made me sad

we could've used THOSE, Jeeze, what the f*ck is the matter with people?!?

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6 years 1 week ago, 7:36 AM

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I'm willing to bet the LAPD didn't take up collections from the officers to buy these. Little Dragon, you are exactly right that this is the sort of thing California could do to make money. Granted, selling used guns would not make up their huge deficit, but it is this kind of thinking, taxpayer money being wasted, that has them in this situation. I'm sure trained gunsmiths would have voluntarily checked these weapons for serviceability prior to a government auction. I'm also pretty sure many of these guns were turned over by family members of the original owners who have died or people who have crappy, busted ass guns that couldn't sell them anywhere else.

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6 years 1 week ago, 7:53 AM

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