r/Firearms 25d ago

Question What are you building, buying, or shooting this month? - November 2022

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Welcome to the monthly /r/Firearms thread about what you are building, buying, or shooting this month.

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r/Firearms 3h ago

News Armed ATF agents wrongfully detain law-abiding US Navy sailor of 20 years, seize $20,000 of firearms and gear he lawfully owned, and harass him, leaving him with crippling anxiety

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I just heard about this story and it made my blood boil. I have already donated to this veteran's fundraiser but I also wanted to spread the news to help raise awareness for what the ATF has put this guy through.

Short version:

  • Dude's name is Petty Officer 1st Class Carlo Marcelo
  • Marcelo spent 20 years in the US Navy and is now retired
  • This occurred when he was still active duty
  • Marcelo has no criminal record, he is a completely law-abiding American
  • Marcelo wants to buy a buffer tube
  • He finds one online and goes to meet up with the seller
  • During the transaction, ATF agents armed to the teeth swarm them in what looks like a raid
  • ATF agents accuse him of distributing makeshift suppressors and machine guns to the city
  • ATF agents steal all the gucci guns (valued at over $20,000) and gear he had in his trunk (presumably for a range trip)
  • MARCELO HAD ALL NECESSARY PAPERWORK TO SHOW LEGAL OWNERSHIP OF EACH AND EVERY ITEM
  • ATF agents would later say he's innocent, but they still take his shit, and leave him with seizure receipts for just the serialized parts (receivers, suppressors, etc.) but not the rest of the gear (optics, parts, etc.)
  • Marcelo's sister is later murdered on the other side of the country in an unrelated incident
  • Marcelo later speaks with ATF asking for his stuff back for home defense, they refuse to give his stuff back, saying they "know" he has other guns for that
  • Marcelo calls again two weeks later, ATF agent says right now he is innocent but threatens to press charges against him if he keeps "blowing up [their] phone"

PLEASE help raise awareness by sharing his story wherever possible and donating to him if you can

Link to Mrgunsngear's video on this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x65LUeAvt_s

Link to Petty Officer 1st Class Marcelo's fundraiser to help pay legal fees: https://www.givesendgo.com/carlomarcelo?sharemsg=display


r/Firearms 12h ago

Meme It is sort of funny but also sort of not.

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r/Firearms 12h ago

Advocacy Anti gun crowd; What would you do if you got attacked by a dog? 145lbs pitbull vs your child? Take responsibility for your own safety. 911 is reactive, and wont stop be there for you in the first seconds of an emergency situation

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957 Upvotes

r/Firearms 6h ago

Satire What do y’all keep in your grip? Wrong answers only.

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281 Upvotes

r/Firearms 15h ago

Meme Wise words

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913 Upvotes

r/Firearms 4h ago

131 years old, and she still gets the job done

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106 Upvotes

r/Firearms 11h ago

Found this bullet of my grandpas, was wondering what it is and if it's live. Couldn't find it online..

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r/Firearms 6h ago

We’re gonna have to go right to ludicrous speed

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108 Upvotes

r/Firearms 10h ago

“Just sick” to purchase one then throw it in the dumpster behind a grocery store.

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213 Upvotes

r/Firearms 15h ago

In Texas, members of LGBTQ community arm themselves to fight right-wing extremists

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r/Firearms 15h ago

Politics Joe Biden suggests we should ban all semi-automatic weapons in America

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385 Upvotes

r/Firearms 11h ago

Historical Worlds second successful electronic red dot sight ~ Aimpoint Electronic G2 (1978)

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156 Upvotes

r/Firearms 13h ago Silver Helpful

Meme What about posting a screenshot to r/firearms because it hurt my feelings?

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194 Upvotes

r/Firearms 11h ago

Pray for me Bros

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103 Upvotes

Fingers crossed….


r/Firearms 5h ago

Birthday gift to myself. wasr 10

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r/Firearms 10h ago

News Police fire at armed homeowner

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r/Firearms 4h ago

Question Hoping someone here can help me figure out what I’ve got, first of all it’s a mag fed 22lr but it appears to be a m14, there are no markings other then the ones pictured any help on what this may be would be appreciated, maybe a military training rifle?

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r/Firearms 26m ago

Meme goddamnit

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r/Firearms 11h ago

That's one way to end a hostage situation...

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57 Upvotes

r/Firearms 3h ago

Question My brother bought this pistol for $350 dollars. Besides the dirty bird marking any tips would be appreciated

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15 Upvotes

r/Firearms 2h ago

My Gats Black Friday upgrade!

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I've been carrying the xds since ~'15. Have had my eye on the Hellcat since release; I went for a sold- out deal, but came out with this for $470.


r/Firearms 4h ago

My Gats Unknown 12 gauge. Old school custom coach. This is what I think of when I picture a old-timey coach gun: Exposed hammers, laminated steel barrels, and tons of character. Runs great...hand-shaped a butt plate from ebony with a tasty blonde streak, and hand-shaped dew drop bead. By W Kelley Lucas

14 Upvotes

r/Firearms 11h ago

My Gats Cleaning day, if a little haphazard

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36 Upvotes

r/Firearms 1d ago

Rate my SHTF kit

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396 Upvotes

This is a 7.62x51 kit. Too many components to list. Guns in image: IWI Masada 9mm and IWI Tavor 7. Interchangeable with my 6.5 cm rifle and eventually completed 8.6 blk upper. (same magazines).


r/Firearms 1d ago

Sighs.

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694 Upvotes