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Ammunition Accountability Act

Discussion in 'Guns & Hunting' started by RCBS, Apr 16, 2009.

  1. Apr 16, 2009 at 10:55 AM
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    Funny how it sounds so innocuous and benevolent the way they word it... ah, but a slippery slope it is when we give up simple freedoms for safety.

    They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety. - some fellow named Ben Franklin (must have been an anarchist who wanted criminals to run free)
     
  3. Apr 16, 2009 at 7:17 PM
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    This act has disaster written all over it.
     
  4. Apr 16, 2009 at 7:21 PM
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    Thats just FANTASTIC!
    2 things.
    1. We make the bullits, send them to China to have some little China dude put little numbers on our shit, then they send them back.

    2. I loose a box of bullits (or they get stollen, whatever) and some doooshbag gets them, uses them to kill someone, He gets caught, and says, "Them thar aint MY Booolits your Honooor".....AND Im arrested because IM now the criminal....


    GOOD JOB! FUCKERS!
     
  5. Apr 16, 2009 at 7:40 PM
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    You know, they can't even keep track of firearms which have had numbers stamped on them since day one.

    Second: some bullets don't survive impact.

    Third: If this were to happen, every new box of ammo I purchase will be disassembled and de-etched/numbered.
     
  6. Apr 16, 2009 at 7:49 PM
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    Well actually the bullet is laser coded on the ass end and then there is a matching number on the casing. you wouldn't be able to remove the coding and it is the only location that could stay in tact after fired.

    The down fall now is slower production speed. Higher ammunition costs. Government knowing how much ammo you buy because that serial number is tied to you. And lastly if a crime is committed with one of your lost rounds then you will be the first one hauled in.
     
  7. Apr 16, 2009 at 7:54 PM
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    The way the Bill reads for this state (WA) that on JAN 01 2010 all handgun ammo kept, sold, or transported within the state must be coded.

    Do any of our frigging elected officials have more then one functional braincell?
     
  8. Apr 16, 2009 at 7:56 PM
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    So then I would have to collect all my brass while on any range or it could be reloaded and get tracked back to me. I guess they don't think criminals know how to use a re loader either...
     
  9. Apr 16, 2009 at 7:58 PM
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    Removing the etching on the bullet is not an issue. Removing the case etching would depend on its location.
     
  10. Apr 16, 2009 at 7:59 PM
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    See now there is the kicker.. if you reload it the serial numbers won't match. so when they are investigating a crime seen they could have 2 different sets of numbers.
     
  11. Apr 16, 2009 at 8:01 PM
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    Almost exactly what I was thinking. Police Call FTL. :mad:
     
  12. Apr 16, 2009 at 8:03 PM
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    Not to mention the tons (literally) of used brass already on the market.
     
  13. Apr 16, 2009 at 8:04 PM
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    also, what happens if you just fire a non metal jacket round that you made at home. So a thug could melt their own bullets and put it into your casing
     
  14. Apr 16, 2009 at 8:04 PM
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    more jobs, thats all it is. So many ways around it.
     
  15. Apr 16, 2009 at 8:06 PM
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    I should have bought that case of 9mm I saw at Walmart this morning
     
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    Yeah, glad I just reloaded 1,000 rounds of .40...
     
  17. Apr 16, 2009 at 8:08 PM
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    so what is too much ammo when you could be faced with something like this down the road
    I have 5 different Calibers
     
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    More so than anything else what a way to track what you buy, kinda like a internet cookie. I like how they make itsound like they are doing you a favor. "Hey, we're here for you, we're the government, we want to help". Our forefathers must be vomiting.
     
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  20. Apr 17, 2009 at 3:09 AM
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    RCBS [OP] "Cause I'm mighty proud of that ragged old flag."

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    "Ammunition coding technology works by laser etching the back of each bullet with an alpha-numeric serial number. Then when a potential criminal purchases a box of 9mm cartridges, the box of ammunition and the bullets’ coding numbers would be connected to the purchaser in a statewide database."

    i especially like the "potential criminal" part.
     
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