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Discussion in 'Current Events' started by Hate & Discontent, Aug 22, 2011.

  1. Hate & Discontent

    Hate & Discontent Yo, homie. Is that my briefcase?

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    Looks like some of Kirk's buddies have been commenting on the article. $5 says they were going after stolen NVDs, armor, radios, or optics. Those 4 things are have habits of going missing, and are all taken seriously when they do.
     
  2. stevethrower

    stevethrower Got Sig?

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    From the comments:

    From the article:

    Umm the reason the OSI was involved is that the stuff stolen was from the Air Force... same reason why local law enforcement was involved with the FDA. When the FDA "raided" that hippie grocery place.

    Title should have read several federal and local law enforcement agencies raid gun store... sigh.
     
  3. NuttyJim

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    Fixed :action-sm
     
  4. stevethrower

    stevethrower Got Sig?

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    Yep more gooder...
     
  5. Hoffman

    Hoffman Guess who's back? Hoffman's back

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    I'll tell you this much; if there is an organization you DON'T want breathing down your neck; it's OSI, NCIS and CID.
     
  6. Hate & Discontent

    Hate & Discontent Yo, homie. Is that my briefcase?

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    Especially since OSI had info indicating the theft was internal to the base.
     
  7. Hoffman

    Hoffman Guess who's back? Hoffman's back

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    Hold on just a second there. Let's wait until Kirk comes in here, posting an Alex Jones video. Then we'll definitively know just what, and what not OSI is allowed to do.

    Cue OSI taking away our 2nd Amendment rights in 3...2...
     
  8. Motor Head

    Motor Head HIGHWAY TRASH REMOVAL

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    I bet it was optics stolen from the Security Forces (USAF Military Police) supply. ACOG's are in high demand along with EOTech's and other optics. Some moron Airman likely saw a couple dozen cases of ACOG's sitting in supply and got sticky fingers. They are going to nail his hide to the wall when they finally arrest and charge him.
     
  9. Psychopath

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    How much would something like that go for on the market?
     
  10. Hate & Discontent

    Hate & Discontent Yo, homie. Is that my briefcase?

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    Same goes for Aimpoints, which are more likely than EO Techs. My bet would be on NVDs or thermal optics, though, since they are much more tightly controlled than ACOGs and Aimpoints are.

    Depends, but it isn't worth the risk of CID, et al knocking on your door when they find out you have one. Plenty of cases where guys bought them not knowing they were stolen, only to have CID track them down later and seize them.
     
  11. Psychopath

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    Are there any differences between the military spec optics or the regular optics you can get from the distributors website or from gun shops that are upstanding?
     
  12. Motor Head

    Motor Head HIGHWAY TRASH REMOVAL

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    Aimpoint - $600.00
    ACOG Combat Optic - $1600
    Luepold Long Range - $1900
    EOTech $425-$750 depending on model

    Being the Air Force, they likely had dozens of any of the above. Especially the Trijicon ACOG and Aimpoints. Maybe body armor is involved, but I doubt it. Military night vision is not exactly sitting out in the open due to it costing $$$$. But who knows.
     
  13. Psychopath

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    Definitely getting charged with grand theft then. Whoever did this is getting some years.
     
  14. Hate & Discontent

    Hate & Discontent Yo, homie. Is that my briefcase?

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    Nope. Trijicon (ACOG) and Aimpoint both sell their military models to civilians, albeit at a premium price.

    ACOGs are as low as $700-800 depending on model, Aimpoints as low as $400, and Leupold anywhere from $800-1800. As for missing NODs, you'd be surprised. I've seen the reward posters for info on missing night vision and thermal optics on several occasions when I was still on Fort Bragg.
     
  15. NuttyJim

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    All that shits gotta be serialized and real easy to track dont you think?
     
  16. Hate & Discontent

    Hate & Discontent Yo, homie. Is that my briefcase?

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    Pretty sure Aimpoints and ACOGs are, and I know for a fact NVD and thermal optics are. Fun fact: Some of the newer night vision technologies are so restricted under US law, that you cannot even allow a non-US citizen to LOOK through them.
     
  17. d0uche_n0zzle

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    Thermal > night vision.
     
  18. Hate & Discontent

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    Depends on the situation, really. Thermal is heavier and bulkier than light-amplification, and has a higher drain rate. On the plus side, it can be useful in daylight, where NVD is essentially useless.
     
  19. Motor Head

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    I was more or less quoting the top of the line shit, which the military tends to have. That is civilian retail, the military - add a zero and move the decimal point if what they say is true about contract prices.
     
  20. Hate & Discontent

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    Actually, the military gets a lot of this shit for surprisingly cheap due to quantities purchased.
     
  21. Psychopath

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    That is fucking cool.
     
  22. THE FEZ MAN

    THE FEZ MAN as a matter of fact i dont have 5$

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    its not just optics but weird shit like rails forward grips mollie stuff MREs ect.
     
  23. BIV

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    When I first read the title I thought it said "USAF raids Vegan gun store."
     
  24. Motor Head

    Motor Head HIGHWAY TRASH REMOVAL

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    If I had a chance to buy MRE's from a legitimate source for a good price I would jump on it. I have a couple cases that I bought from an Army surplus website and they are expensive.
     
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    Ooo... like Nigel Tufnel's guitar. "Don't look at it. You cahn't look at it. You cahn't."
     

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