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dieselpower
03-04-2009, 7:53 PM
I have a buddy who is on a work permit from England. He says the only reason he can't buy firearms is because of this. I believe him since I know he also has a security clearance with our government.

I was going to leave my non-AWs at his house for a couple weeks while I was on a trip. He is a gun nut, like me, but said, No way. He was told he was not allowed to take possession of firearms even for a limited amount of time.

Is this true?

ZRX61
03-04-2009, 7:56 PM
Why can't you leave them at home?

& yes, he's probably right about the gun thing.

dieselpower
03-04-2009, 8:00 PM
We are planning to go shooting before we leave, and he is the only one not going on the trip.

tiko
03-04-2009, 9:04 PM
Way back 18 years ago, my neighbors let his cousin from England shoot his guns at a BLM land, was it illegal? His cousin was just a visitor from UK.

CalNRA
03-04-2009, 11:09 PM
the title of this thread...lolz.

Maddog5150
03-04-2009, 11:10 PM
oh man. I read the title and thought it was a joke thread or another SHTF thread.

Dr Rockso
03-04-2009, 11:16 PM
I don't trust them enough to leave my firearms with them (ever since the probings)...

eccvets
03-04-2009, 11:29 PM
are you gonna call the cops on him or something? who else would even know what you were doing unless you tell?

CABilly
03-04-2009, 11:33 PM
Who cares? Their ray guns > > our primitive projectile weapons.

E. Fudd
03-05-2009, 1:36 PM
What about leaving them with Vasquez? ;)

http://www.jenettegoldstein.com/images_film/Aliens2.jpg

bobfried
03-05-2009, 1:50 PM
Best thread title with actual relevant content EVAR!!!!!!

But as other's have voiced, non-resident alien (even those on H1B work visa) are not allowed to take charge of your firearms and can only own firearms in very limited cases. Basically, if he/she ain't here with the intention to STAY here than it's a no go.

vf111
03-05-2009, 2:47 PM
Who cares? Their ray guns > > our primitive projectile weapons.

I dunno - it seems like the uber-advanced ray guns are always susceptible to being neutralized by some uber-advanced energy force field....our primitive projectile launchers that rely on simple physics would seem to be immune to such technology....:TFH: