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#286735 - 10/13/17 02:12 AM Re: why a muzzleloader or shotgun for survival? [Re: M_a_x]
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Originally Posted By: M_a_x

FWIW: When refugees claiming to come from Syria arrived in Germany quite a few had full auto rifles and semi-auto handguns with them. Some of them even carried more than one.


I'm not trying to stir the pot or be offensive. But, I can't find any articles about that. Can you point me toward your source?
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#286739 - 10/13/17 10:12 AM Re: why a muzzleloader or shotgun for survival? [Re: Mark_R]
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Originally Posted By: Mark_R
I'm not trying to stir the pot or be offensive. But, I can't find any articles about that. Can you point me toward your source?

+1. Followed the news about the mass of people traveling on foot through Europe in 2015. Not one of the reporters made any statements about refugees carrying weapons.

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#286743 - 10/13/17 06:57 PM Re: why a muzzleloader or shotgun for survival? [Re: burth]
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Were any of the Syrian refugees carrying muzzleloaders?

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#286746 - 10/14/17 06:21 AM Re: why a muzzleloader or shotgun for survival? [Re: Mark_R]
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The sources are no longer available.
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#286748 - 10/14/17 06:57 AM Re: why a muzzleloader or shotgun for survival? [Re: Bingley]
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I doubt it. When carrying guns on flight, they might be intended for defense or as barter item. Neither could be consired a particular strength of muzzle loaders.
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