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Is this illigal? Answered

Would making homemade shotguns and handguns be considered to be illigal? I've made one, it was awsome. I took an old computer moniter and shot it. It went all the way through.Of course, when trying it the fist time, i mounted it to a tripod and pulled the trigger using string just to make sure the pipes were not going to blow up on my face!

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Ben.land101

11 years ago

who cares if its legal or not it dont matter if no one finds out you have it and report you to the cops or something like that.

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Prometheus

11 years ago

Is there a point to all the commenbts above? Making your own firearm can be exceptionally dangerous if you do not know what you are doing. As far as legality, no firearm can be considered legal until it passes approved firearm standards, and passes experimental firearm standards, which requoires an expert firearms analyst to inspect the device prior to it being approved to be fired. Maybe you think you know about gun-powder/black-powder, but you best not have to need advice from here to see if it is safe if you knew what you were doing. Gun-powder can be dangerously-explosive when confined, as with any explosive compound, even gasoline. Don't play with explosives unless you know what you are doing, or you risk losing an appendage or worse...Explosives are not to be taken lightly, as they can do more than simply make a loud noise, but they can, when confined, eviscerate an entire cement-truck to oblivion under the right circumstances... Even a 15-grain gunpowder explosion can take your arm off...Never take it lightly...

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Aeshir

11 years ago

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PunkguytaAeshir

Reply 11 years ago

Woops, I hit that little orange "flag" button. Have a nice day :)

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AeshirPunkguyta

Reply 11 years ago

How? If you mean by clicking flag again and clicking "no", that doesn't unflag it.

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PunkguytaAeshir

Reply 11 years ago

Ok, whatever you say, we'll just see if you get locked or not. If you do, I will talk to ewilhelm about it

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jtobako

11 years ago

depends on where you live : )

USA FEDERAL (not state-that can be different) rules are that you can make something that is legal to own. you may not be able to sell or give it away, and your local sheriff may arrest you. but the way things are being cooked, even federal laws might not save you : )

try "the legal side" of

http://www.homegunsmith.com/cgi-bin/ib3/ikonboard.cgi

you will have to register to get in.

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Aeshir

11 years ago

Hmmmmmm......I dunno.....look it up on a government website such as canada.ca or whatever. Anyways, it's hella tight (shmo awesome). Maybe you should post some rough concepts in an instructable. It's all about stickin' it to the man! w00t!

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AeshirAeshir

Reply 11 years ago

On second thought, I don't think it would be a very good idea. Just becuase of the potential dangers, kinda like "grow your own 10x potent weed". I know you don't mean any harm but it just wouldn't be very smart.

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AeshirAeshir

Reply 11 years ago

Whoops. I mean "This is How I Grew My Awesome Weed". xD

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Aeshir

11 years ago

Do you mean that seriously, or what?

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PunkguytaAeshir

Reply 11 years ago

Yes, there is a certain amount of sincerity to that, minus the "Codesending asshole department of anti-noobs" thing.

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AeshirPunkguyta

Reply 11 years ago

I'll say it if I want, no offense. I love teh w00tage.

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IlluminatedAntichrist

11 years ago

I would actually like to post pictures of it, but my camera got destroyed during the project i did before this.

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Weissensteinburg

11 years ago

Well seeing as you need a license to have a gun..you probably need one to make them as well.