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Is there a shelter for abused firearms?

Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by wavetrain75, Feb 22, 2012.


  1. wavetrain75

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    Stopped by one of the pawn shops on the way home. They had an 8" stainless Dan Wesson in .41 mag. Vented heavy shroud. $800 and beat to crap, poor thing. For half the price it would make a great woods gun since nothing you did to it would make it worse.

    We need to open a shelter where these firearms can be rehabilitated and returned to society for a long productive life with a loving caretaker. Anyone know how to file for a 501 C3?
     

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  2. unit1069

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    Yes, my basement safe where all abused and unloved firearms find love, warmth, and comfort.
     

  3. JBnTX

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    Abused firearms can find refuge in my home anytime.

    They will be given a nice bath with Hoppe's #9 and fed a warm
    bowl of BreakFree.

    Then they will be gently wrapped in a clean warm towel and given a safe place to sleep.

    In my home they'll receive the care and attention they deserve.
    No gun left behind is my motto.
     
  4. bac1023

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    Its amazing how some people treat their firearms.
     
  5. Tim151515

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    Especially someone willing to shell out the bucks for a high quality. Had it been a Ruger(I love ruger, but they are very inexpensive) or hi power, or even a glock I would understand.
     
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    maybe they used it in a torture test video :whistling:
     
  7. Salmoneye

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    I wish I had taken pics of the last .357 Blackhawk I bought before I started in on it...Got it for a song...

    Literally would not turn due to rust...Loading gate would not open...Patches of light pitting on the exterior also...

    AND, it was still loaded with Black Talons...

    An hours work, and I now have one smooth beater/shooter...