A strange Text conversation I had

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A strange Text conversation I had

Post by Ditch » 25 Jan 2013, 19:27

I am trying to sell a rifle locally, this is how the conversation went.
Are you still selling the AK
message sent at 0149
my reply
yes
message sent at 0500 after I got up to go to work
next message
do you want to trade for hand grenades
message sent 1149
my reply
nope
ether some stupid Marine or some trying to set me up is my guess

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Re: A strange Text conversation I had

Post by blueorison » 25 Jan 2013, 19:41

Seems legit.

:)

Actually, he most likely meant dad dud pineapples. They are fun to collect.

I collect sub-MOA rocks, but they aren't for everyone.
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Re: A strange Text conversation I had

Post by MrSlippyFist » 25 Jan 2013, 20:12

Ask if he has foot grenades.
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Re: A strange Text conversation I had

Post by Rapier1772 » 25 Jan 2013, 20:16

blueorison wrote:Actually, he most likely meant dad pineapples. They are fun to collect.
Dad pineapples?
I wouldn't want dad's "pineapples" & certainly wouldn't trade them for an AK.


Ditch,
I would turn that in to the cops ASAP. If they are inert or the contact is law enforcement trying to set up a sting then no harm done. But if it really is someone out there with live grenades and is willing to trade them for an AK, that is a very bad possible outcome. Either way, cops should look into it IMO.
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Re: A strange Text conversation I had

Post by PainKillaX » 25 Jan 2013, 21:00

Man I wish I had an AK to trade!

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Re: A strange Text conversation I had

Post by Cyberfly » 25 Jan 2013, 22:48

I wish I had grenades...
I got stumps in the backyard...the zombie apocalypse... my girls will soon be dating age...yeah. I could USE grenades!
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Re: A strange Text conversation I had

Post by Oldbindlestiff » 26 Jan 2013, 07:43

Cyberfly wrote:I wish I had grenades...
I got stumps in the backyard...the zombie apocalypse... my girls will soon be dating age...yeah. I could USE grenades!
Or, maybe a back hoe? To quote a poster on another forum, "Guns don't kill people; Dad's with pretty daughters do."
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Re: A strange Text conversation I had

Post by Cyberfly » 26 Jan 2013, 10:59

Dads with TWIN pretty daughters definitely do...
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Re: A strange Text conversation I had

Post by Ditch » 27 Jan 2013, 17:49

I just got a call from the ATF and he did have hand grenades he was trying to trade, looks like he will not be able to own a firearm shortly.

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Re: A strange Text conversation I had

Post by MrSlippyFist » 27 Jan 2013, 18:09

Dumb***
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Re: A strange Text conversation I had

Post by blueorison » 27 Jan 2013, 18:13

Ditch wrote:I just got a call from the ATF and he did have hand grenades he was trying to trade, looks like he will not be able to own a firearm shortly.

DUB TEE EFF

ARE YOU SERIOUS.

:lmao: :lmao: :lmao:

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Re: A strange Text conversation I had

Post by smpsmp » 27 Jan 2013, 18:47

We were just talking about grenades in the shop after some guy got busted as a hitman for hire. Apparently some lady hired him for the low price of 5000 (what a deal) to kill her husband. The guy got pulled over and had a kevlar vest, and two grenades.

We were all wondering what exactly the guys plan was. Didn't seem the most appropriate or practical set up for a hitman.

I would have thought the cost of grenades on the black market would justify a price tag higher than 5000 to be used, but who knows.

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Re: A strange Text conversation I had

Post by Rapier1772 » 27 Jan 2013, 19:02

Everyone is looking for work & some are willing to take a pay cut in order to get paid.

Most likely he stole the grenades & figured using them was safer than selling them. Selling can attract too much attention, especially if the right people find out. But using, they might trace them back to where they were stolen but then they'd have to figure out who stole them. All of that gives him more time to get away.

What vehicle was he driving when they pulled him over? Just trying to figure out how much gas that might buy & how far it could get him :laugh:
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Re: A strange Text conversation I had

Post by Cyberfly » 28 Jan 2013, 10:32

See?
So many people diss the venerable 22LR, yet it's the weapon of choice for mob hitmen the world over.
Quick, easy, cheap and disposable.
Pop, toss, plunk. "I dunno what yor tokkin about."
Hand grenades. Sheesh!
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Re: A strange Text conversation I had

Post by blueorison » 28 Jan 2013, 10:42

.22LR is awesome.

Not that reliable in terms of bulk-grade, but awesome.

If I were um.... needing it to be very reliable for a certain application, then it can be.

I've used .22LR ammunition given to me, that was over $20 a box. It was custom made in Switzerland, and never failed. It used nickel plated brass and had very consistent pressures and powder burn.

I would have NEVER known or assumed the caliber could actually be pretty much 100% reliable if I had never used that ammunition. That knowledge changed everything, for me, in regards to how I hold that caliber, compared to others. :cya:
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Re: A strange Text conversation I had

Post by PainKillaX » 28 Jan 2013, 12:03

blueorison wrote:.22LR is awesome.

Not that reliable in terms of bulk-grade, but awesome.

If I were um.... needing it to be very reliable for a certain application, then it can be.

I've used .22LR ammunition given to me, that was over $20 a box. It was custom made in Switzerland, and never failed. It used nickel plated brass and had very consistent pressures and powder burn.

I would have NEVER known or assumed the caliber could actually be pretty much 100% reliable if I had never used that ammunition. That knowledge changed everything, for me, in regards to how I hold that caliber, compared to others. :cya:
This is why you need TV! Don't use the custom ammunition, that gives the crime lab something to trace. Use bulk. Or better yet just take one of the rounds that jammed for someone else from the range. Then the casing has different finger prints.

Duh.

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Re: A strange Text conversation I had

Post by Cyberfly » 29 Jan 2013, 07:27

LOL!!
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Re: A strange Text conversation I had

Post by JoJo » 29 Jan 2013, 09:11

You guys are downright scary!

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Re: A strange Text conversation I had

Post by flyingirish04 » 29 Jan 2013, 12:20

PainKillaX wrote:
blueorison wrote:.22LR is awesome.

Not that reliable in terms of bulk-grade, but awesome.

If I were um.... needing it to be very reliable for a certain application, then it can be.

I've used .22LR ammunition given to me, that was over $20 a box. It was custom made in Switzerland, and never failed. It used nickel plated brass and had very consistent pressures and powder burn.

I would have NEVER known or assumed the caliber could actually be pretty much 100% reliable if I had never used that ammunition. That knowledge changed everything, for me, in regards to how I hold that caliber, compared to others. :cya:
This is why you need TV! Don't use the custom ammunition, that gives the crime lab something to trace. Use bulk. Or better yet just take one of the rounds that jammed for someone else from the range. Then the casing has different finger prints.

Duh.

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Re: A strange Text conversation I had

Post by blueorison » 29 Jan 2013, 13:53

Whatever, guys,

I'm just going to use my 5.7x28mm caseless ammunition :)
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