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Title: C&R: Anybody have one? Advantages?
Post by: TXAZ on October 02, 2016, 03:59:14 PM
I understand getting a C&R license allows you to buy Class 3 weapons that are 50 years old (circa 1966 or earlier).
Seems like an easy way, $30 for 3 years) to reduce the hassle and get a machine gun.

Anybody have one and any pros / cons?

Thanks.
Title: Re: C&R: Anybody have one? Advantages?
Post by: Tango on October 02, 2016, 04:16:25 PM
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curious.....why would you want a machine gun ?
Title: Re: C&R: Anybody have one? Advantages?
Post by: TXAZ on October 02, 2016, 04:32:23 PM
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curious.....why would you want a machine gun ?
So I can spend A LOT more time reloading?
Title: Re: C&R: Anybody have one? Advantages?
Post by: michaele on October 02, 2016, 08:11:27 PM
Why would you not want a machine gun?
He posted this in NFA section. 
Title: Re: C&R: Anybody have one? Advantages?
Post by: TXAZ on October 02, 2016, 08:28:02 PM
Why would you not want a machine gun?
He posted this in NFA section.
I like your thinking Michaele!

Title: Re: C&R: Anybody have one? Advantages?
Post by: michaele on October 02, 2016, 09:56:20 PM
I would love one.  But the 7k for Mac 35k MP5 keeps me from it.   I still want one.  But want other stuff more.
Title: Re: C&R: Anybody have one? Advantages?
Post by: ArmedTexan on October 02, 2016, 10:17:48 PM
New truck or machine gun. I think machine gun, it holds its value longer. If I won the big lotto, my first purchase would be a MG42. Next would be a tank.
Title: Re: C&R: Anybody have one? Advantages?
Post by: TXAZ on October 02, 2016, 10:22:06 PM
New truck or machine gun. I think machine gun, it holds its value longer. If I won the big lotto, my first purchase would be a MG42. Next would be a tank.
MG42, the buzz saw.  Supposed to be a blast to shoot, first machine gun with roller bearings, giving it a previously unheard of 20 rounds / second / 1200 rounds per minute.  Buy it! BUY IT!!!!!
Title: Re: C&R: Anybody have one? Advantages?
Post by: satx78247 on October 03, 2016, 12:06:02 AM
To All,

I spent a great deal of time on firing ranges & am NOT "turned on" by MOST machineguns.  Nonetheless, I's like a Model 1907 Maxim gun, of my own,  with all the "goodies" (including the proper caisson & harness) in =either  7x57mm, 8mm Mauser or 7.62x54.

Yes, I have my C&R, though MOST of my "wanted items" are pre-1898.

yours, satx
Title: Re: C&R: Anybody have one? Advantages?
Post by: ArmedTexan on October 03, 2016, 10:15:41 PM
Maxim machine gun would be my next purchase. It's a close second but that German buzz saw, is iconic!
Title: Re: C&R: Anybody have one? Advantages?
Post by: TXAZ on October 03, 2016, 10:29:32 PM
Maxim machine gun would be my next purchase. It's a close second but that German buzz saw, is iconic!
I like your style!

but if I had a Maxim, I don't think I'd shoot it, 100+ years old. (ok maybe once)
Title: Re: C&R: Anybody have one? Advantages?
Post by: satx78247 on October 04, 2016, 01:37:27 AM
TXAZ,

The Maxim  water-cooled gun, in good mechanical condition, is in many ways superior to any of the so-called "modern" MG, except in weight & cost, of course.
(Only the Germans would have invented a MG that had machined oiling cans of white-brass, as part of the normal kit. = For one thing in 2016, it would be insanely/ruinously  expensive to build.)

yours, satx