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Re: Rounding up guns and amunitions

Somebody mentioned in the other thread (How do you know when the SHTF) that in the case of marial law, guns will be rounded up. Though it wasn't martial law (it was a big flooding in Alberta) but the people were all evacuated, the cops did go to certain empty houses, did the search and confiscated their guns. So that's a most likely scenario. The federal government made them return the guns, though.

The question is, in case of martial law, how do you plan to keep your guns from getting taken by the military personnel? If there is a house-to-house search, of course they'll turn the house upside down - they'll know the hot spots for hiding guns.

Getting to your cars with your guns is not a good idea since I imagine there would be roadblocks everywhere.
 

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I'm not giving away any secrets! :D

But I'll say burying them simply isn't going to work. There are videos of police using metal detectors in yards after Katrina. A friend mentioned his plan was to seal his guns up in PVC tubes and bury them. Then throw a couple hand fulls of nuts and washers out to throw off metal detectors... Even with the cheapest $100 metal detector anybody can tune out anything smaller than a hand gun in about two seconds. They search the yard full of scarp metal and find what their looking for in a flash. You go straight to jail for attempting to evade them. :(

At very least, I'd hate to be on your street next time you mow!!! :D
 

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Somebody mentioned in the other thread (How do you know when the SHTF) that in the case of marial law, guns will be rounded up. Though it wasn't martial law (it was a big flooding in Alberta) but the people were all evacuated, the cops did go to certain empty houses, did the search and confiscated their guns. So that's a most likely scenario. The federal government made them return the guns, though.

The question is, in case of martial law, how do you plan to keep your guns from getting taken by the military personnel? If there is a house-to-house search, of course they'll turn the house upside down - they'll know the hot spots for hiding guns.

Getting to your cars with your guns is not a good idea since I imagine there would be roadblocks everywhere.
I dont believe anyone will be able to hide weapons when the govt decide to confiscate them. you can leave and go to your secret BOL before the govt could deploy. But if you are too late, then try fortifying your home so that the gun grabbing vermins could not get in. If they get in, then you need to convince them to leave you alone. Read the book Failure of Civility, it has a lot of good info.
 

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Not a problem for me... I lost all of mine in a terrible boating accident. All weapons fell overboard. Oh well, whadda ya gonna do?
 

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While using a metal detector would work - it isn't feasible unless they have a real suspicion to believe you have guns buried in your yard. Even in suburbia with tiny yards, could you even imagine how long it would take to search those yard? How about searching the back 40? (400? 4000?) But burying your guns really isn't an answer to anything...
 

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If they come to your house with a squad of folks dressed like ninjas and say they are gonna be leaving with you or your SKS, most folks will give it up. I plan on givng them some firearms.
 

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They don't come to fight you, they come to kill you. You won't stand a chance but you will die defiantly.
 

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All we have is a 91/30 and a bb gun. I'll turn them over readily because the government has been so trustworthy and has our best interest at heart. I even heard that they have concentration, er... community camps with activities, free food and games.
 

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All we have is a 91/30 and a bb gun. I'll turn them over readily because the government has been so trustworthy and has our best interest at heart. I even heard that they have concentration, er... community camps with activities, free food and games.
The FEMA web site says that "Water Boarding" thing we keep hearing about is just like the Log Jammer ride at Six Flags or Kennywood. Can't wait!

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gun confiscation in Amerika... Not a chance. Never gonna happen. If they tried it the proverbial S from the fan would be all over them.
 

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and just a thought - they don't need to come to your house and take your guns - they need to force you out of your house and disarm you on the road.

So you are prepared and won't be leaving your house - great!

The other 97% of the nation won't be and will be disarmed, at that point you really will be the III%.
 

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All I "need to know" is that they need a warrant to get on my land.

I don't believe that rights can be suspended by any government for any reason - that's because they are inalienable, natural, and permanent.

They may indeed kill me but if you don't stand for something you are going to fall for everything.
 
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Oh calm down, Martial law was never declared in Katrina and it was the local police, not the military confiscating guns. As was the OPs situation. When the local police asked The national guard to confiscate weapons they pretty much told them to **** off. It is worry some that the National Guard didn't stand up and defend the constitution? The one as all of them as well as myself have sworn to protect, against enemies foreign and domestic.

I personally don't believe this will happen on a national scale. The logistics just aren't there for the amount of guns/owners we have in the country.
 
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The governments problem with any gun confiscation scheme is finding people willing to try to enforce it. Katrina only half ass worked because most of the people who prepared for such things were smart enough to get the hell out.
 
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There were military folks involved in the confiscation of weapons following Katrina - I have seen the videos.
I expect most military people will follow, blindly, any orders given through the chain of command. Those who don't will be dealt with in a manner that seems appropriate to whom-ever is in command at the time.
 
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That was the La National Guard that has disarmed those people that was filmed by Fox news.

Right after Katrina, Florida passed a law spicifically making it illegal to do so here. Bases for the law was people still had the right & needed to be able to defend themselves.
 
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