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Of the Great Basin Winchester Rifle

Handout photo of a Winchester Model 1773 found by park workers in Great Basin National Park

A Winchester Model 1773 found by park workers in Great Basin National Park, Nevada, in November 2014, is shown in this handout photo provided by U.S. Park Services January 15, 2015. Archaeologists stumbled upon the 132-year old rifle, leaning against a tree while conducting a survey in the park, possibly having been left there more than a century ago.   REUTERS/U.S. Park Service/Handout via Reuters  (UNITED STATES – Tags: SOCIETY)

This image provided by the Great Basin National Park shows a Winchester Model 1873 rifle found in Nevada.  The gun made in 1882 was found propped against a juniper tree in Great Basin National Park in November during an archaeological survey.  Park spokeswoman Nichole Andler says officials may never know how long the rifle had been standing there, but it’s possible it had been left there in the 1880s.  (AP Photo/National Park Service)

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    Of the “Moving Out of Colorado” Magpul PMAGS

    SS: i have recently order my PMAGS air drop to arizona  .. i sorta owe the gun industry .. u see i have in many industries because of what i do and only the gun industry has gone far above the rest actually helped me while i was helping them.. everywhere i been i never stayed for longer than a year, except the gun industry i been with five or six years so they know i am gonna help them. and i believe in the second amendment . i believe it is easy to do the wrong things .. it is the easy thing to attack the constitution. the leader we need now is the one with the wisdom to fortify the constitution for the future against the kinds of blatant attack against the second amendment we are seeing today. our forefathers gave us the gift of the constitution and it is up to us who are here now to fortify and strengthen our rights..

    In this Feb. 28, 2013 photo, newly-assembled 30-round capacity ammunition magazines for high-velocity rifles are stacked awaiting packaging, inside the Magpul Industries plant, in Erie, Colo. Magpul founder and president Richard Fitzpatrick has threatened to pull his company out of Colorado should state lawmakers pass a bill restricting the size of ammunition magazines. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

    In this Feb. 28, 2013 photo, newly-packaged 30-round capacity ammunition magazines for high-velocity rifles are stacked awaiting shipment or storage, inside the Magpul Industries plant, in Erie, Colo. Magpul founder and president Richard Fitzpatrick has threatened to pull his company out of Colorado should state lawmakers pass a bill restricting the size of ammunition magazines. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

      Of the Arizona Women’s Shooting Associates

      Arizona Women’s Shooting Associates and NRA certified instructor Carol Ruh shows off a revolver handgun as she teaches a gun safety training class at Ben Avery Shooting Facility in Phoenix, Arizona, March 13, 2013. Ruh educates her students on the proper way to hold, aim, shoot and load a firearm along with other safety tips. Picture taken March 13, 2013. REUTERS/Joshua Lott (UNITED STATES – Tags: SOCIETY EDUCATION)

      Arizona Women’s Shooting Associates and NRA certified instructor Carol Ruh aims a revolver handgun as Robin Bardin looks on during a gun safety training class at Ben Avery Shooting Facility in Phoenix, Arizona, March 13, 2013. Ruh educates her students on the proper way to hold, aim, shoot and load a firearm along with other safety tips. Picture taken March 13, 2013. REUTERS/Joshua Lott (UNITED STATES – Tags: SOCIETY EDUCATION)

      Arizona Women’s Shooting Associates and NRA certified instructor Carol Ruh holds a revolver as she teaches a gun safety training class at Ben Avery Shooting Facility in Phoenix, Arizona, March 13, 2013. Ruh educates her students on the proper way to hold, aim, shoot and load a firearm along with other safety tips. Picture taken March 13, 2013. REUTERS/Joshua Lott (UNITED STATES – Tags: SOCIETY EDUCATION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

      A revolver and dummy bullets are displayed on a case during the Arizona Women’s Shooting Associates and NRA gun safety training class taught by certified instructor Carol Ruh at Ben Avery Shooting Facility in Phoenix, Arizona, March 13, 2013. Ruh educates her students on the proper way to hold, aim, shoot and load a firearm along with other safety tips. Picture taken March 13, 2013. REUTERS/Joshua Lott (UNITED STATES – Tags: SOCIETY EDUCATION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

        Of the Arizona Big Sandy Shoot

        Tracers streaks are illuminated at night during the Big Sandy Shoot in Mohave County, Arizona March 22, 2013. The Big Sandy Shoot is the largest organized machine gun shoot in the United States attended by shooters from around the country. Vintage and replica style machine guns and cannons are some of the weapons displayed during the event. Picture taken March 22, 2013. REUTERS/Joshua Lott (UNITED STATES – Tags: SOCIETY)

        Spectators watch as fireworks used as targets are ignited by tracers from shooters firing their guns during the Big Sandy Shoot in Mohave County, Arizona March 23, 2013. The Big Sandy Shoot is the largest organized machine gun shoot in the United States attended by shooters from around the country. Vintage and replica style machine guns and cannons are some of the weapons displayed during the event. Picture taken March 22, 2013. REUTERS/Joshua Lott (UNITED STATES – Tags: SOCIETY)

        Shooters fire on a whale prop filled with explosives during the Big Sandy Shoot in Mohave County, Arizona March 23, 2013. The Big Sandy Shoot is the largest organized machine gun shoot in the United States attended by shooters from around the country. Vintage and replica style machine guns and cannons are some of the weapons displayed during the event. Picture taken March 22, 2013. REUTERS/Joshua Lott (UNITED STATES – Tags: SOCIETY)

        A target is displayed during the Big Sandy Shoot in Mohave County, Arizona March 22, 2013. The Big Sandy Shoot is the largest organized machine gun shoot in the United States attended by shooters from around the country. Vintage and replica style machine guns and cannons are some of the weapons displayed during the event. Picture taken March 22, 2013. REUTERS/Joshua Lott (UNITED STATES – Tags: SOCIETY)

        Shooters fire their weapons during the Big Sandy Shoot in Mohave County, Arizona March 23, 2013. The Big Sandy Shoot is the largest organized machine gun shoot in the United States attended by shooters from around the country. Vintage and replica style machine guns and cannons are some of the weapons displayed during the event. Picture taken March 22, 2013. REUTERS/Joshua Lott (UNITED STATES – Tags: SOCIETY)

        REFILE – CORRECTS FAMILY RELATIONSHIP Danny Josephson (L) and his wife Jesse (R) ride in his father Kent Josephson’s 1953 Willys Jeep with a Browning .30 caliber machine gun attached at the center during the Big Sandy Shoot in Mohave County, Arizona, March 23, 2013. The Big Sandy Shoot is the largest organized machine gun shoot in the United States attended by shooters from around the country. Vintage and replica style machine guns and cannons are some of the weapons displayed during the event. Picture taken March 22, 2013. REUTERS/Joshua Lott (UNITED STATES – Tags: SOCIETY)

        Ed Goloday works on his 75mm Pack Howitzer replica as another man recovers his shell casings during the Big Sandy Shoot in Mohave County, Arizona March 22, 2013. The Big Sandy Shoot is the largest organized machine gun shoot in the United States attended by shooters from around the country. Vintage and replica style machine guns and cannons are some of the weapons displayed during the event. Picture taken March 22, 2013. REUTERS/Joshua Lott (UNITED STATES – Tags: SOCIETY)

        A mannequin is displayed with a gun during the Big Sandy Shoot in Mohave County, Arizona March 22, 2013. The Big Sandy Shoot is the largest organized machine gun shoot in the United States attended by shooters from around the country. Vintage and replica style machine guns and cannons are some of the weapons displayed during the event. Picture taken March 22, 2013. REUTERS/Joshua Lott (UNITED STATES – Tags: SOCIETY)

        A round is loaded into a 1937 25mm puteaux anti-tank gun during the Big Sandy Shoot in Mohave County, Arizona March 22, 2013. The Big Sandy Shoot is the largest organized machine gun shoot in the United States attended by shooters from around the country. Vintage and replica style machine guns and cannons are some of the weapons displayed during the event. Picture taken March 22, 2013. REUTERS/Joshua Lott (UNITED STATES – Tags: SOCIETY)

        Bullets are displayed on a table during the Big Sandy Shoot in Mohave County, Arizona March 22, 2013. The Big Sandy Shoot is the largest organized machine gun shoot in the United States attended by shooters from around the country. Vintage and replica style machine guns and cannons are some of the weapons displayed during the event. Picture taken March 22, 2013. REUTERS/Joshua Lott (UNITED STATES – Tags: SOCIETY)

        Kent Josephson, center, shares a laugh with his daughter-in-law Jesse Josephson and son Danny Josephson as he organizes his 8mm tracer rounds during the Big Sandy Shoot in Mohave County, Arizona March 23, 2013. The Big Sandy Shoot is the largest organized machine gun shoot in the United States attended by shooters from around the country. Vintage and replica style machine guns and cannons are some of the weapons displayed during the event. Picture taken March 22, 2013. REUTERS/Joshua Lott (UNITED STATES – Tags: SOCIETY)

        Workers prepare buckets of aluminum oxide mixed with ammonium nitrate to use for targets during the Big Sandy Shoot in Mohave County, Arizona March 23, 2013. The Big Sandy Shoot is the largest organized machine gun shoot in the United States attended by shooters from around the country. Vintage and replica style machine guns and cannons are some of the weapons displayed during the event. REUTERS/Joshua Lott (UNITED STATES – Tags: SOCIETY)

          Of the Battle of Puebla

          Mexico’s naval training ship ARM Cuauhtemoc sails into the Bahia de Santa Lucia in Acapulco November 23, 2011. The Cuauhtemoc is returning from a seven and a half months-long instruction trip in the Mediterranean as Mexico’s armed naval forces is celebrating its national day. REUTERS/Bernardo Montoya (MEXICO – Tags: MARITIME MILITARY)

          Mexican Navy tall ship Cuauhtemoc arrives in Havana Bay, Cuba, Sunday May 1, 2011. Named after the last Aztec emperor Cuauhtemoc, the tall ship is used as a sail training vessel for the Mexican Navy and is visiting Cuba as part of a 230-day voyage to 16 ports in 3 continents. (AP Photo/Javier Galeano)

          Soldiers fire cannons before the re-enactment of the battle of Puebla in Puebla May 5, 2011. The battle marked the defeat of French forces by Mexican troops and local Indians in the central state of Puebla in 1862. REUTERS/Imelda Medina (MEXICO – Tags: MILITARY ANNIVERSARY)

          Soldiers wearing period costumes take part in a re-enactment of the battle of Puebla in Puebla May 5, 2011. The battle marked the defeat of French forces by Mexican troops and local Indians in the central state of Puebla in 1862. REUTERS/Imelda Medina (MEXICO – Tags: MILITARY ANNIVERSARY)

          A Mexican soldier shows a seized gun with gold and diamond details at the military zone of Mexico City, May 6, 2011. Guns belonging to drug gangs that have been modified may be retained for analysis while those inlaid with gold and expensive carvings often end up in exhibitions. Brigadier General Antonio Erasto Monsivais, the general in charge of decommissioning weapons seized from drug dealers, estimated around 70-80 percent of all arms seized were melted down and turned into everything from industrial hardware to sculptures. Usable weapons that conform with military regulations are sometimes given to the army. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez (MEXICO – Tags: SOCIETY CRIME LAW)

          View of gun butts made of gold, diamonds, emeralds and rubies to form the Mexican flag, in Culiacan, Sinaloa state, July 2011. A top US Justice Department official told lawmakers Tuesday that better controls are needed to help stem the flow of weapons from the United States into Mexico, where they may end up in the hands of drug cartels. (AFP Photo/Yuri Cortez)

          Stacks of U.S. hundred dollar bills are displayed during a presentation to the media in Mexico City November 22, 2011. Soldiers seized more than $15 million from a car in Tijuana during a patrol on Friday, according to a statement from the Attorney General’s Office. REUTERS/Bernardo Montoya (MEXICO – Tags: CRIME LAW MILITARY)

            Of the ‘Special Edition’ AR-15 Rifles

            Specifications for the AR-15 style DPMS Panther Lite 16′ Special Edition Pink rifle can be found on the GunBroker.com auction page. (Photo: Business Wire)

            This photo taken Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015, Utah’s commemorative legislative firearm, a special edition AR-15, is displayed in the office of state Rep. Curtis Oda, R-Clearfield, at the Utah Capitol in Salt Lake City. Legislators are paying $650 for the rifle, although add-on packages run as much as $1,550. A limited series of 250 are available to the public for $750, $100 of which will go to the Gun Safety Alliance for children’s gun safety education. (AP Photo/The Salt Lake Tribune, Chris Detrick) DESERET NEWS OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; MAGS OUT

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