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Thread: Righties......Please explain the need/utility of high capacity magazines?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Devil505 View Post
    Translation: Pass no laws as they will only lead to more laws
    So if you pass this law and it doesn't change gun violence would you remove it after say 5 years?

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    Even if commercial "Bumpfire" devices are banned they are so simple that anyone can make one or use readily explained techniques to replicate one.
    Without HiCap magazines they are useless to mass murderers.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Macduff View Post
    How many crimes are committed using a high capacity magazine?
    How often are high-capacity magazines used for hunting game, or by civilians defending themselves?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Djinn View Post
    How often are high-capacity magazines used for hunting game, or by civilians defending themselves?
    Irrelevant. But depending on the definition, quite a few.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Macduff View Post
    How many crimes are committed using a high capacity magazine?
    To many.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Devil505 View Post
    Even if commercial "Bumpfire" devices are banned they are so simple that anyone can make one or use readily explained techniques to replicate one.
    Without HiCap magazines they are useless to mass murderers.
    It takes one second to reload lol.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Devil505 View Post
    Even if commercial "Bumpfire" devices are banned they are so simple that anyone can make one or use readily explained techniques to replicate one.
    Without HiCap magazines they are useless to mass murderers.
    But hi cap mags are even easier to make. So whats the difference?

    https://www.forbes.com/sites/andygre.../#12e463f23de2
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    Quote Originally Posted by Engine-Ear View Post
    I don't own any but I will venture a guess that the utility of them is to be able to fire a greater number of rounds before reloading. And I guess the need would be subjective, could be anything from needing a large number of rounds to defend yourself or your property, Zombie Apocalypse, looking tough and menacing. These are all needs, maybe not legitimate, but like I said, need is subjective.
    Add to that the fact they they can be fun.

    Now let's bring in the 2nd part of my test in the OP: ...and please explain how you justify their danger vs what benefit they provide for legitimate shooters.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spookycolt View Post
    It takes one second to reload lol.

    Thanks for agreeing with my argument against them. They are not needed.....by anyone but mass murderers of course.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Devil505 View Post
    Add to that the fact they they can be fun.

    Now let's bring in the 2nd part of my test in the OP: ...and please explain how you justify their danger vs what benefit they provide for legitimate shooters.
    Less time wasted loading up clips, plus you need to buy less of them.

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