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by Arquebus
Sun Sep 13, 2015 8:13 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 2015 Law Commission 'antique' gun proposals
Replies: 52
Views: 20932

Re: 2015 Law Commission 'antique' gun proposals

What is a replica antique? You havent answered the question. Did he specifically suggest guns currently held on section1 or 2 should be classed as antiwues under section 58? It won't be as high as 58 under the new act, it'll be Sec.12 (Antiques and Obsolete Firearms) It will also include provisions...
by Arquebus
Sun Sep 13, 2015 7:27 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 2015 Law Commission 'antique' gun proposals
Replies: 52
Views: 20932

Re: 2015 Law Commission 'antique' gun proposals

The context was 'antiques', so I'm quite sure it was nudge to include reproductions (alongside originals) in any new definition.

"Martin Abbott, National Assoc of Renactment Societies. "I'm going to throw curveball; we use replica antiques" #LCFirearms"
by Arquebus
Sun Sep 13, 2015 12:38 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 2015 Law Commission 'antique' gun proposals
Replies: 52
Views: 20932

Re: 2015 Law Commission 'antique' gun proposals

Martin Abbott of the National Association of Re-enactment societies is fully on board and recommended reproductions be exempt at the meeting on Tuesday. Quotes: Martin Abbott, Nat Assoc Re-enactment Socs: Asks Law Com to consider exempting guns from the law by their ignition system Abbott: "These an...
by Arquebus
Fri Sep 04, 2015 2:35 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 2015 Law Commission 'antique' gun proposals
Replies: 52
Views: 20932

Re: 2015 Law Commission 'antique' gun proposals

your original post was bull*poop* and youve now run around trying to do the homework you should of done before posting it. good luck with your crate of sten guns. The miniture rifle range is most useful if you want to reenact in your own basement too. You cant just open one up though.... theres pla...
by Arquebus
Fri Sep 04, 2015 6:02 am
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 2015 Law Commission 'antique' gun proposals
Replies: 52
Views: 20932

Re: 2015 Law Commission 'antique' gun proposals

YOU CANNOT DIFFERENTIATE BETWEEN TYPES OF GUN. make it easier to own muzzle loaders according to your plan and you accidently legalise handguns. Encouraging. Now that would be a highly desirable outcome. :D Rather than amending the law itself, Home Office guidance could in effect make them exempt w...
by Arquebus
Thu Sep 03, 2015 2:16 am
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 2015 Law Commission 'antique' gun proposals
Replies: 52
Views: 20932

Re: 2015 Law Commission 'antique' gun proposals

Realistically, how many deaths do you think would occur every year if reproduction flintlock or matchlock long guns didn't require a certificate? I think it would be 0. I agree as well. Stupid idea, it's bad enough people get them then and have no training. I don't believe there are any problems in ...
by Arquebus
Sun Aug 30, 2015 8:54 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 2015 Law Commission 'antique' gun proposals
Replies: 52
Views: 20932

2015 Law Commission 'antique' gun proposals

The Law Commission is considering proposals on streamlining various areas of the Firearms Act. Part of it is clarifying what an 'antique' firearm is. http://firearmsuk.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/cp224_firearms.pdf Everyone should request that all matchlock and flintlock muskets should be conside...