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Old November 20, 2017, 06:59   #1
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Brit found with over 200 guns stashed

Interesting read...But what it's a shame the AR-10 got swept in all of this. AKs, Brens, and MACs were interesting as well. The image was copywrited so I didn't post it, but I was wondering if that was a Dutch AR-10?:

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A 74 year old, self-proclaimed history buff, has been jailed in the UK when his collection of nearly 200 firearms was discovered after a fire at his home.

Paul Bushell’s collection was discovered by firefighters back in May when his home in Gillingham, Kent caught fire, while he was at a friend’s 70th birthday lunch. On hearing about the fire he allegedly told a friend “I have done something wrong. I might be in a lot of trouble.” It took police teams four days to complete their search and catalogue approximately 160 firearms and a stock of ammunition – luckily, none of which was touched by the fire.

Bushell’s garage workshop with numerous 19th century revolvers, spent cases and percussion pistol cylinders (Kent Police)

Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Inspector Susan Smith said: “Bushell had a staggering collection of guns which if they were to get into the wrong hands could have been catastrophic”

The impressive cache of weapons included everything from 19th century pocket revolvers to an Ingram M10 submachine gun, a Sten gun, various patterns of AK and even an Armalite AR-10. None of the guns were secured in cabinets or safes and they were found throughout Bushell’s home – some of them loaded.

Bushell, a grandfather and a regular volunteer with the charity Samaritans, pleaded guilty to seven offences of possessing prohibited weapons and six of possessing ammunition without a valid firearms certificate. His family said that his collection had grown to become an obsession but that he had no connections with crime or the dark web.
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Old November 20, 2017, 07:38   #2
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Old November 20, 2017, 07:45   #3
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The UK deserves everything its currently reaping.

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Old November 20, 2017, 08:20   #4
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Dutch manufacture, Porteguese contract variant

most likely an old series Deac, ran across several some years ago at an English Arms Fair.

Most of his guns were likely either deactivated or non restricted
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Old November 20, 2017, 09:12   #5
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it is a shame to see a once proud country so fallen. but as they say, "difficult times make strong men. strong men make easy times. easy times make weak men. weak men make difficult times.
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Old November 20, 2017, 09:22   #6
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I guess there must also be a ban on gun oil as well.......appear to be much fondled
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Old November 20, 2017, 10:13   #7
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Old November 20, 2017, 15:27   #9
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The libtards need to take their anti- stupid vaccine - or the same gun control legislation will be implemented here. Then we will be as stupid as all those other gun restricted countries !
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Old November 20, 2017, 15:38   #10
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Old November 20, 2017, 16:03   #11
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Old November 20, 2017, 16:12   #12
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Unfortunate he got busted. However if that were the US he would have gotten a lot more than 5 years assuming several of those were non registered automatics.
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Old November 20, 2017, 16:41   #13
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I believe that Interarms had a warehouse in the UK at one point as I used to own a Portuguese contract AR-10 with Birmingham Proof House markings. Was built on a Central Kentucky Arms rec likely in the late-1970s/early-80s.
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Old November 20, 2017, 18:00   #15
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Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Inspector Susan Smith said: “Bushell had a staggering collection of guns which if they were to get into the wrong hands could have been catastrophic”....
They did end up in the wrong hands.

Said some of them would be destroyed, others put in museums. Either way, they were stolen from the owner, whom will probably never see another day outside of a jail cell.

I look forward to the day when England falls to muslims, and they ask for guns to fight the problem, not unlike when they were under threat of invasion of the Nazi's.

I will laugh as their flag gently falls to earth for the final time.
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Old November 20, 2017, 18:28   #16
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Seems the story of a weapons cache in England is turning up with fair frequency. Makes me wonder how many there are left. I bet there is still quite a number of firearms in Old Blighty.
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Old November 20, 2017, 23:44   #17
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Switzerland - as I understand, that they are still armed to the teeth. Funny that country is so 'Neutral' - yet are armed to the teeth, polite lot as well!
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Old November 21, 2017, 09:01   #18
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“Bushell had a staggering collection of guns which if they were to get into the wrong hands could have been catastrophic”

Yeah, like the serfs that the collectivists consider to be little carbon based ATM machines / lab rats.
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Old November 22, 2017, 01:37   #19
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Brit firearm stats!

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He sounds like a pretty nice guy. The only thing I can fault him for is not having the guns locked up in safes or vaults. Sadly, they'll probably make an example out of him and he'll never see the light of day again.
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How far such a proud country has fallen from it's colonial times.

They've neutered and emasculated themselves to the point where I wonder how they even reproduce anymore.
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Old November 23, 2017, 00:21   #22
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Britain will soon fall to Islam.
France can't help, it's falling as well.
So is Germany and the rest of the old Central Powers.
And again, the call will go out for the former colonies to come save their sorry arses.
But I fear that this time, we will, of course, politely decline to do so.
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Britain will soon fall to Islam.
France can't help, it's falling as well.
So is Germany and the rest of the old Central Powers.
And again, the call will go out for the former colonies to come save their sorry arses.
But I fear that this time, we will, of course, politely decline to do so.
^^^^^^ This.
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Old November 25, 2017, 07:27   #24
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Shame the Brits are so brainwashed but don't think for a second we won't help them. We keep pumping countless millions into California types etc. so I think about a decade out Europe including Sweden will be in such dire straights with England that we will fund their folly to our own demise. Probably we already are through some back channel fashion.
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