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    I was not aware that this was possible, even with the intense restrictions you cite.

    However, the fact remains that the firearms targeted by proposed so-called "assault weapons bans" are not anything of the sort.

    "Is there anybody listening? Is there anyone who sees what's going on? Read between the lines, criticize the words they're selling. Think for yourself, and feel the walls become sand beneath your feet." --Geoff Tate, Queensryche

    by DarthMeow504 on Mon Apr 22, 2013 at 09:35:46 PM PDT

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    •  The AR-15's and cheap AK knockoffs (1+ / 0-)
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      use technology that is fundamentally around a century old.  They are obtain the same rate of fire as any other semi-automatic firearm much like the double action cowboy revolvers.

      This is a decent list of the actual steps in the process:

      Most full-auto firearms (that you would be comfortable to test fire) start at around 5k-7k and go drastically up from there and this doesn't include any of the costs of the BATFE rigamarole.

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