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Korea to Begin Broker’s Auction of 84,417 M1 Rifles Destined for USA

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by glockman66, Apr 20, 2012.

  1. glockman66

    glockman66

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    rgregoryb Amerikaner

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    We give them to S Korea, and they sell them back to us...........cool
     

  3. jame

    jame I don't even know....what I'm doing here....

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    Dad was in Korea, and carried and M1 for the USMC. If they come up, I'm buying one.

    I think he'd be pleased. I doubt he'd ever shoot it, but he'd like that I have one.
     
  4. birda40

    birda40 Woody

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    Sad , but love to have one.
     
  5. janice6

    janice6 Silver Member

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    I want to use Pay Pal for mine.



    O crap, I forgot they don't like guns. Then I'll wait.
     
  6. Averageman

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    Why not buy one from the CMP instead?
    Let these greedy little rice eaters pound sand.
     
  7. kirgi08

    kirgi08 Watcher. Silver Member

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    Didn't the US stop their "resale" back ta us.I forget.'08. :dunno:
     
  8. Javelin

    Javelin Got Glock? Silver Member

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    Isn't that nice? :steamed:
     
  10. El_Ron1

    El_Ron1 AAAAAAAAGHHH!!!

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  11. kahrcarrier

    kahrcarrier FAHRENHEIT

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    Something tells me they may have a higher selling price than I am willing to give when the transaction and importing is said and done........

    I guess the carbines are still a no go?
     
  12. exmdshooter

    exmdshooter WWJMBD?

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    IIRC the Garands were allowed to return to the US, but a large supply of Carbines were not, because of their ability to take "high capacity magazines."
     
  13. Ragnar

    Ragnar

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    Considering they bought those rifles why shouldn't they sell them?
     
  14. rgregoryb

    rgregoryb Amerikaner

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    according to the attached article, others state the rifles were given to the S Korean govt
     
  15. byf43

    byf43 NRA Endowment Life Member

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    Nice talk.

    :whistling:
     
  16. fnfalman

    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

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    For those that claim "we" gave the rifles to the South Koreans, I have a question:

    A. Were you old enough to pay taxes to fund these rifles back in the Korean War?

    If yes, then you can say "we". If not then where is this "we" come from?
     
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    Probably the same "we" as when people say we beat the British to earn our freedom. It's probalby more accurate than when people say "we" won the game when their sports team does well.
     
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    When the Korean m1 were blocked from importation GNG was up in arms how Obama was restricting our gun rights and refusing to let our rifles come home, now GNG is mad because they are being sold back to us?
     
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    Just for the record, the carbines are still being blocked by the Obama administration.
     
  20. raven11

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    So if we got the carbines instead of the rifles this would be a thread about how the glorious SK government are shipping our carbines home:rofl: