Sunday, March 7, 2010

pretty, but...

...I don't give my money to hoplophobes.


15 comments:

faitmaker said...

Breda,
Completely agree, but now I think you NEED to make some AR15 firing pin earrings. You'd look great in them.


Hell, I'd wear one like a shark tooth necklace. That would be awesome.

Linoge said...

If you have the parts (and who does not), it cannot be that hard to get someone to make something like that...

I seem to recall a gunny who used to make jewelry out of spent cases and pretty stones, but cannot come up with a name at the moment... Carteach, perhaps?

danno said...

Not to mention you can make your own versions for about 5% of their prices.

The SCQueen has a demilled .223 on a chain she wears. The cartridge is one she collected at a Babes with Bullets event. I disassembled the cartridge, drilled and deburred a hole horizontally through the brass, then reset the bullet. She ran a gold chain through the rest and loves the result!

Total cost, about 10 minutes! Everything else was on hand.

Jay G said...

I have to shake my head at the people that fear inanimate objects.

Do these simpletons also make jewelry out of car parts, because more people die in car wrecks every year?

Jake (formerly Riposte3) said...

Jay,

I know you have to worry about those bullet necklaces being illegal in MA without a license, but would these things (as firearms components) fall under that law, too? If so, would it be illegal for them to sell them to MA residents without jumping through all sorts of hoops?

Also, does anyone know if they can legally possess (and especially sell) firearms components without a license in New York City?

(Not that I support those laws, but it would be amusingly ironic to see such rabid anti-gunners caught up in them.)

NYEMT said...

I'm inclined to suspect they'll do a booming business (pun thoroughly intended) selling their jewelry to gang-bangers in NYC, for whom it'll be a stirring symbol of the gratuitous violence of which they're trying to raise awareness. Wait - is that ironic?

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elmo iscariot said...

Notice that many (most?) are from rifles and shotguns, and one is from a SA revolver. Yup--the guns that drive violent crime, those are.

Sigivald said...

Jake: My suspicion is that under MA law, with the case drilled so it cannot be made operational, it would no longer be "ammunition", just as permanently-inoperable firearms are not "firearms" under MA law.

(On the grounds that once it's drilled, it's no longer "designed for use in a firearm", since it is not capable of such.

Having once been so designed doesn't affect the "designeyness" of the current state.)

(I wonder if anyone's told the jewelry dudes that gun buybacks just get criminals to get rid of evidence, and non-criminals to either get subsidized or throw away harmless property?

That said, I'll make my own gun-parts jewelry, at a tenth the price.)

Robert Langham said...

The prettiest triggers are the oldest. 1903 Springfields and M1917s. Swede Mausers. Krags. Argentines. All available on Numrich for not much. I think I have an extra 1903 trigger around.

Robert Langham said...

At Numrich for 50 bucks you could have four 100 year old triggers. Make quite the jingle.

B Smith said...

I like the firing-pin earrings, they kinda remind me of the sword earrings I bought a long-ago GF, but a bit more esoteric. I had a DS in basic training who wore a firing pin on his dogtag chain, I liked the idea then, as now.
Triggers? Just don't do it for me, somehow. Funding hoplophobes? I agree---I'll make my own gunny-shinies in the basement lab.

Jay G said...

To the best of my knowledge (and IANAL) gun parts are not regulated (other than receivers and such which are treated as the firearm itself).

IOW, you can have a gun barrel without a permit, but not the gun it goes with nor the ammo to put through it.

dr mac said...

I'll put the $205 to my next whole purchase, thank you.

Glenn B said...

"Grade A Socialist turds if you ask me."


They seem quite the capitalists to me, leftist dirtbags, liberal moonbats, wackadoos, and wussies - all yes - but capitalists nonetheless althoug very misguided.