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Firearms and Accessories / Opinions on the Bushmaster ACR?
« on: January 02, 2015, 06:25:06 PM »
Happy new year 2A fam!

This is not a new gun on the block by any chance but was wondering if anyone has any first hand experience with the ACR and what their thoughts were. I saw a few threads here about a recall. This is a older generation, probably first gen ACR basic with the enhanced stock and hand guard. Thanks for your input!
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Firearms and Accessories / Re: Pelican case questions
« on: August 25, 2014, 08:04:39 AM »
Where are you located? I have a couple 1750 cases if you want to see if it'll work for you.
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Firearms and Accessories / Re: Post your latest purchase
« on: July 31, 2014, 08:00:28 AM »
Got my H&K VP9 this morning and made it out to Koko Head after lunch. This pic's for Macsak:



Did the VP9 shoot with your magazines loaded like that? lol :rofl:
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J Hara Store / Re: we got our FFL!!!!
« on: July 05, 2014, 12:53:00 AM »
Any update on how much FFL transfer fees are?
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Firearms and Accessories / Re: SCAR 17 or REPR
« on: July 02, 2014, 03:41:32 PM »
Is that magpul 308 mags in the SCAR17? I wasn't aware that they were compatible
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Firearms and Accessories / Re: Post your latest purchase
« on: June 27, 2014, 12:27:07 PM »
Big mahalos to Dave at Mojo Tactical for the gear, my 24" bbl AI MKIII rifle fits into everything perfect  :shaka:
-Scope and Crown cover
-Eberlestock X3 Lo Drag Bag










Hey ImKu, is that the Atlas bipod??
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Bummed I can't make this one.

For the guys who don't know, it's a group of real cool guys who share similar views and just kick back talk story and buy/sell/trade stuff. Check it out if you get the chance. Thanks dex for always hosting!
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General Discussion / Re: UNO MOMENTO SENOR!
« on: April 21, 2014, 07:31:30 AM »
Here's a funny instructional for these uneducated gun grabbing ppl

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General Discussion / Out of State pistol purchase from private party
« on: April 17, 2014, 04:45:54 PM »
I searched the forum for answers but I have some unanswered concerns that I hope to get resolved in this thread. Also if this thread belongs in the Legal and Activism section, mods please move the thread as appropriate. Thanks

So here is the situation:

I found a Pistol on AR15.com that I would like to purchase. We (seller and myself) have agreed on a price but he is inquiring if my FFL will accept shipment from a non FFL. Meaning, he will send it directly to the FFL. First question is if anyone knows a FFL here that will accept that? [18 U.S.C. 1715, 922(a)(3), 922(a)(5) and 922 (a)(2)(A)] states that a non FFL can ship to a FFL but handguns are not "mailable"  by USPS and that a common or contract carrier must be used. Is that UPS and Fedex?  ???

Would it be easier to have it shipped to Oregon where I have a relative who can receive it as his and transfer it into my name when I get there next month then bring it back to Hawaii as out-of-state then register it? I can still purchase in Oregon as I have a Oregon driver's license.

Has anyone purchased a handgun from a forum or the like? How did you ensure you got the item after paying?

Sorry for all the questions, but I want to be squared away. Thank you for any info in advance!
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Events / Re: GTG April 11 Friday 2014 & Macsak's SWAP MEAT
« on: April 11, 2014, 03:02:26 PM »
What time's everyone showing up?
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Events / Re: GTG April 11 Friday 2014 & Macsak's SWAP MEAT
« on: April 07, 2014, 03:41:51 PM »
see it. but if someone's selling for cheap, i'll score em!
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Events / Re: GTG April 11 Friday 2014 & Macsak's SWAP MEAT
« on: April 07, 2014, 03:03:12 PM »
anyone have a Sig SB15 brace they want to bring to the swap meet?
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General Discussion / Re: Shooting mentor
« on: March 29, 2014, 01:14:54 PM »
I'm frustrated I couldn't make it today, my dog injured himself at the park and we are at the vet. Think he might of sprained his front paw. Just waiting for the results now.

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Hawaii Defense Foundation / Re: March 29th HDF Range Day
« on: March 28, 2014, 09:36:56 AM »
I was thinking for these events, we should get a roster of active members and send out mass texts to announce any events. I can see it getting intense in terms of message traffic but might be good for getting a hold of people faster.
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General Discussion / Re: Shooting mentor
« on: March 28, 2014, 09:34:22 AM »

looking forward to seeing you there, arte
good to hear you're bringing the new HK
are you wearing the famous used boots too?
 >:D

I'll be putting those boots in the dirt!  Hopefully the soles don't come off lol
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General Discussion / Re: Shooting mentor
« on: March 28, 2014, 09:11:22 AM »
+1 

What type of firearms are you referring to?  HDF would be a good place to get some tigger time and they have a 101 type class where they go over the basics of both pistol and carbine, and also include a free shoot where they also offer further instruction.

http://www.hawaiidefensefoundation.org/

Tons of experience there and everyone is friendly.  Which to me is important.  The last thing you need is someone that is condescending toward you while you are still learning.

Thanks for the suggestions guys!

I am referring to firearms in general (semi auto pistols and rifles)
Friendly yet safe environment is definitely important and condescending people can turn people off to the shooting sport.

Looks like I'm gtg tomorrow for the range day. If I wanted to observe the morning portion is it required to be there at the very beginning for the safety brief? I'm bringing the HK p2k to test out Macsak!   :thumbsup:
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General Discussion / Shooting mentor
« on: March 28, 2014, 08:28:25 AM »
hey guys, so I'm a novice/beginner shooter and although I've been into firearms for a while I lack alot of trigger time. When I do get the chance to go out to the range and practice I always think it'd be nice to have an experienced shooter to look to for advice and tips. My pops had firearms but I can only recall going shooting with him a handful of times so I didn't really have experience growing up either.

So my question for you folks is: how did you get introduced and taught how to shoot? For the guys who go to the range often, anyone care to play mentor? I think there's alot to be learned from the elder and more experienced and that's what this is all about. community building.  :shaka:
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General Discussion / Re: Gun confiscation after natural disaster
« on: March 27, 2014, 12:42:49 PM »
so in the event of a natural disaster and hypothetically there was a gun grab, the oppressors would have no way of proving if I in fact still have these registered firearms at that time and place. I think I'm gonna transfer my firearms to a relative elsewhere then.  ::)
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General Discussion / Re: Gun confiscation after natural disaster
« on: March 26, 2014, 06:15:39 PM »
A little unrelated but what if I flew with my firearms to another state and transferred ownership? Is there a way for HPD to know the whereabouts of that firearms? Especially if the other state doesn't require registration?
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Off Topic / Re: Riding dirty
« on: March 26, 2014, 03:15:45 PM »
I don't wanna buy one YET, just wanted to join in on the fun and explore the island. Haven't been able to get out much since I moved here.
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