Of course you know, this post is for the sake of discussion, no one should ever break the law.. But it may be wise to anticipate what people will do, I am sure that the conversation I attempt to start here is happening on countless blog pages elsewhere.
Are you looking for a part time job? Maybe you want to start a Jobs Program? You’ve studied some of the Government’s efforts to make them and found them near insane. You’re looking for something more lucid, more rewarding , more purposeful, something that might benefit humanity according to your measure?
At present there’s a group in Seattle trading $100 Amazon gift certificates for guns, no no, this is not some responsible, organized effort where they do a back ground check of members (sellers and buyers) like the gun shows with a members only buy and sell policy. Apparently this group doesn’t care if they are buying from criminals, maybe even those who murder people to rob them? No Questions asked?
We do understand THEY make the game. Just like a good ‘Fence’? Is Amazon part of this? Is that why they use the Amazon gift card?
No doubt these gun buys will continue. Is there a legal way of providing the homeless some badly needed cash? Sell components that could be used to make zip guns? And what is a zip gun? Criminals will be asking that very question.
Zip Guns are likely as old as a brass cartridge, maybe older. Made of a metal tube, normally smooth inside. Setting up business is easy, order 20 foot lengths of pipe with proper ID, and appropriately thick wall tubing. Use your $59.95 Harbor freight cut off saw to cut to length. Use a piece of wood for a handle, a hand full of rubber bands to power the crude hammer with a fixed firing pin made from scraps of metal, the same saw will shape it as you need. The firing pin? drill a hole with a cordless drill, A piece of drill rod shaped and cut off with that $59 composite saw. I figure $4 a piece to make the gun, that’s $96 profit!
So, you want to make a better product than this? Maybe you’ve seen those dirt cheap CNC routers? Can you imagine how nice a job you can do in metal alloys and wood? wood stocks, even completed alloy frames, buy aluminium cans from the homeless, melt them down, pour metal frames, use a home made thermal printer to make gun grips. Design a cheap gun to be turned in for high profit? Remember, you aren’t making these to use.. you’re making them to be destroyed. You could be providing a valuable service, employing the homeless, and making people feel very good about themselves and their efforts.
You won’t do this, because it’s likely illegal or immoral.. but others don’t really care about the Laws of our land.. those in our own Government, people on the street may be among them.