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    Greg and Beth

    the political and personal musings of two
    mountaineers living in west-central Florida
     
    I Find It Amusing Comment
    Gregory Morris, 11/5/07 11:24:16 am
    ...that people will jump through hoops to list firearms for sale on Craigslist.

    Here's one listing:
    7.62x39 driver - $650
    the ultimate---adjustable grip to fit any size, contact for list of upgrades and pics

    In case you didn't catch that, the idea is to make it look like golf equipment. Heh.

    This is quite common, because there are actually a few dedicated CL users who get their jollies by flagging gun-related (i.e. actual guns, magazines, ar15 uppers, etc.) sales. When people post something like this, it usually works, because hoplophobes don't know real firearms terms... they only know Brady Campaign buzzwords.

    So don't try and post an ad for a "black assault bullet sprayer" or something, 'cuz you'll be flagged. Don't post a picture either. In fact, even if you are selling a gun part that kinda sorta looks or sounds like it might be part of a gun, you'll get flagged.

    Of course, my personal advice is to not post a gun for sale on Craigslist... not because of some legal issue, or a possible ToS violation... but because if [add your own doomsday scenario here], you may need that gun.

    [Comments are closed after a month.]

    Re: I Find It Amusing
    Robb Allen, 11/5/07 11:38:05 am
    I dunno, that ad looks like something I might need to check.

    I've been slicing with my 7.62 driver ;)
    Re: I Find It Amusing
    Gregory Morris, 11/5/07 12:39:07 pm
    Well, if you want a $650 tacticool ak, then have at 'er. Heh. If you actually make an effort to check CL regularly, there are usually at least one or two guns for sale... but they go quick.
    Re: I Find It Amusing
    Robb Allen, 11/5/07 1:22:31 pm
    (it was a lame attempt at a bad golf joke)
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