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Owen Guns Bulletin June Edition 133, 2017

Bulletin June 18, 2017

Owen Guns Gympie
Welcome to the One Hundred and Thirty Third Edition of the Owen Guns Bulletin. Owen Guns, now in its 43rd year in the firearm business, for the best information just use the search boxes  within the Large headings below.
We have been informed by many of our customers that Owen Guns is the best kept secret in the Australian Firearm Industry. The best service with the lowest prices. We save money by not having to take huge magazine advertisements, so we have the lowest prices for the best quality firearms in Australia. If you wish to shop around please give us a call, before you buy. Phone 07 54 825070.
This is NOT a Three Day Sale.
We always have the prices until we run out of present stock.  By then we will have more great prices on more stock.
We sell TIKKA, Walther, Beeman, SAKO , Armed, STEYR

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Firearm Displays in the Owen Guns Trust Museum.

Important Firearm Information June 11, 2017

If you love Guns, take a 6 minute preview from the Owen Guns Trust Museum, before you visit the Owen Guns shop at 24 Mc Mahon Rd Gympie, 4570.

 …

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Owen Guns Bulletin May Edition 132, 2017

Bulletin May 21, 2017

 

Owen Guns Gympie
Welcome to the One Hundred and Thirty Second Edition of the Owen Guns Bulletin. Owen Guns, now in its 43rd year in the firearm business, for the best information just use the search boxes  within the headings below.
We have been informed by many of our customers that Owen Guns is the best kept secret in the Australian Firearm Industry. The best service with the lowest prices. We save money by not having to take huge magazine advertisements, so we have the lowest prices for the best quality firearms in Australia. If you wish to shop around please give us a call, before you buy. Phone 07 54 825070.
This is NOT a Three Day Sale.
We always have the prices until we run out of present stock.  By then we will have more great prices on more stock.
We sell TIKKA, Walther, Beeman, SAKO , Armed, STEYR

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Howa Special

Blog May 18, 2017

Just sold out of the Howa M1500 .308 with Hogue Stocks at $459. Saturday 17th June.
All other still in stock but we started off with more than 50 and we would be on the last ten. ron

Howa Special Deal
Model 1500 Hogue Stocks Pillar Bedded, 5 shot magazine Black Stock, Blued metal .308 win. $459 Sold out.
Mini Howa .222 rem Varmint 10 shot magazine Heavy 20 inch Barrel, Black Stock, Blued metal.$478.
Mini Howa 7.62×39 Varmint 10 shot magazine Heavy 20 inch Barrel, Black Stock, Blued metal. $649.
Mini Howa .223 rem Varmint 10 shot magazine Heavy 20 inch Barrel, Black Stock, Blued metal. $589.
Mini Howa .2223rem Varmint 10 shot magazine Light Weight 20 inch Barrel, Black Stock, Blued metal.$610.
Plus post. While current stock last.…

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Owen Guns Bulletin April Edition 131, 2017

Bulletin April 23, 2017

Owen Guns Gympie
Welcome to the One Hundred and Thirtieth First Edition of the Owen Guns Bulletin. Owen Guns, now in its 43rd year in the firearm business, for the best information just use the search boxes  within the  headings below.
We have been informed by many of our customers that Owen Guns is the best kept secret in the Australian Firearm Industry. The best service with the lowest prices. We save money by not having to take huge magazine advertisements, so we have the lowest prices for the best quality firearms in Australia. If you wish to shop around please give us a call, before you buy. Phone 07 54 825070.
This is NOT a Three Day Sale.
We always have the prices until we run out of present stock.  By then we will have more great prices on more stock.
New Facebook site for the OWEN GUNS TRUST MUSEUM.
https://www.facebook.com/Owen-Guns-Trust-Museum-280558165683091/

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Owen Guns Bulletin March Edition 130, 2017

Bulletin March 28, 2017

Owen Guns Gympie
Welcome to the One Hundred and Thirtieth Edition of the Owen Guns Bulletin. Owen Guns, now in its 43rd year in the firearm business, for the best information just use the search boxes  within the  headings below.
We have been informed by many of our customers that Owen Guns is the best kept secret in the Australian Firearm Industry. The best service with the lowest prices. We save money by not having to take huge advertisements, so we have the lowest prices for the best quality firearms in Australia. If you wish to shop around please give us a call, before you buy. Phone 07 54 825070.
This is NOT a Three Day Sale.
We always have the prices until we run out of present stock.  By then we will have more great prices on more stock.

New Guns Listings. Visit our New Guns for Sale, Classifieds listings now

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Opening 25th March 2017 Owen Guns Museum.

Important Firearm Information March 26, 2017

Opening 25th March 2017 Owen Guns Museum.

Announcement. Many More Displays have been added since these photographs have been taken.

At 6.30 PM on March the 25th 2017, 150 people were present to watch Writer/Author/Hunter/Shooter Nick Harvey from Home Hill NSW open the Owen Guns Trust Museum. The opening was a little delayed as Nick Harvey has shot a 20 pointer Red Deer Stag on his way and after butchering and capeing out had to wash his hands before pulling the rope and opening the curtain.

This is What Caused The huge WOW Factor.

Below are some photos of the firearm displays before completion.  Eventually more photos of completed displays will replace these one below. If you do not wish to scroll just click on the above Videos.
Uncle Nick ad Uncle Ron
Uncle Nick Getting ready to pull the lever, Uncle Ron waiting for the firing squad if the curtain fails.
Grant Rising Sun Target Rifles Lever Actions Crazy horse WW3 Nautilis
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Speech

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We Have The Numbers, No Longer Are We The Forgotten Minority.

Gun Law Reform February 27, 2017

We Have The Numbers, No Longer Are We The Forgotten Minority.
2017. An election in Queensland which offers to change our nation and will vibrate and inspire the world. That is of course, “IF” the apathetic Firearm Owners of Queensland turn the telly off and aid the people who support them, to replace those corrupt puppets of the internationalist. A very big “IF” of course, but the key has turned.  The 2016 Federal election where 22 % of the voters excluded the major parties, Brexit, Trump, Le Pen, Geert Wilders are showing that the mainstream media is losing its grip on the minds of the people. They call it populist, but it’s the internet that exposes the fake news that has been rammed down our throats on the 6 o’clock news.

Do YOU Want A Free Country Again.

The 2 million licensed shooters in Australia can make this happen. At …

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National Firearm Agreement or Impositions On Your Rights.

Important Firearm Information February 20, 2017

Read and then call both your State and Federal Members of Parliament. MPs
2017-national-firearms-agreement

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Owen Guns Bulletin February Edition 129, 2017

Bulletin February 19, 2017

Owen Guns Gympie
Welcome to the One Hundred and Twenty Ninth Edition of the Owen Guns Bulletin. Owen Guns, now in its 43 year in the firearm business, for the best information just use the search boxes  within the  headings below.
We have been informed by many of our customers that Owen Guns is the best kept secret in the Australian Firearm Industry. The best service with the lowest prices. We save money by not having to take huge advertisements, so we have the lowest prices for the best quality firearms in Australia. If you wish to shop around please give us a call, before you buy. Phone 07 54 825070.
This is NOT a Three Day Sale.
We always have the prices until we run out of present stock.  By then we will have more great prices on more stock.

New Guns Listings. Visit our New Guns for Sale, Classifieds listings

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Owen Guns Bulletin January Edition 128, 2017

Bulletin January 22, 2017

Owen Guns Gympie
Welcome to the One Hundred and Twenty Eighth Edition of the Owen Guns Bulletin. Owen Guns, now in its 43 year in the firearm business, for the best information just use the search boxes  within the  headings below.
We have been informed by many of our customers that Owen Guns is the best kept secret in the Australian Firearm Industry. The best service with the lowest prices. We save money by not having to take huge advertisements, so we have the lowest prices for the best quality firearms in Australia. If you wish to shop around please give us a call, before you buy. Phone 07 54 825070.
This is NOT a Three Day Sale.
We always have the prices until we run out of present stock.  By then we will have more great prices on more stock.

New Guns Listings. Visit our New Guns for Sale, Classifieds listings

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Owen Guns Dealer Licence 50000130

Important Firearm Information January 4, 2017

dealers-licence-copy

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Minister’s Response to Letter Concerning Lever Actions.

Gun Law Reform January 3, 2017

To Police Minister and local State and Federal MPs

Dear Sir.

I am one of the two million (Crimtrac Annual Report 2015/16) Licensed firearm owners, who have conscientiously jumped through all the hoops and impositions, paid application fees, Permit to Acquire fees, and 20 or so renewal fees(which are more like un just fines) all created to punish us, for enjoying our sport and hobby. All of us are worn ragged with corrupt politicians incessantly crucifying the innocent pillars of the community, to appease the internationally financed socialist Gun Control, lusus naturae’s who could have their annual meeting in telephone box.

When Australia’s main party politicians, knowingly, plan to introduce further restrictions on firearm owners. Some licensed firearm owners might own one of the lever action shotguns, (technology that has been used in shotguns since 1887) and some will not, but all can immediately realise that if politicians are prepared …

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Owen Guns Bulletin Dec Special Christmas Edition 127, 2016

Bulletin December 11, 2016

Owen Guns Gympie
Special Christmas Edition. Scroll Down for
ARTICLE ON THE UP AND COMING BATTLE TO OPPOSE COAG DECISION. 

Welcome to the One Hundred and Twenty Seventh Edition of the Owen Guns Bulletin. Owen Guns, now in its 42 year  soon to be 43 years in the firearm business, for the best information just use the search boxes  within the  headings below.
We have been informed by many of our customers that Owen Guns is the best kept secret in the Australian Firearm Industry. The best service with the lowest prices. We save money by not having to take huge advertisements so we have the lowest prices for the same quality firearms in Australia. If you wish to shop around please give us a call, before you buy. Phone 07 54 825070.
This is NOT a Three Day Sale.
We have these prices all the time, until we run out of …

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Owen Guns Bulletin Nov-Dec Christmas Edition 126, 2016

Bulletin November 30, 2016

Owen Guns Gympie
Welcome to the One Hundred and Twenty Sixth Edition of the Owen Guns Bulletin. Owen Guns, now in its 42 year  soon to be 43 years in the firearm business, for the best information just use the search boxes  within the  headings below.
We have been informed by many of our customers that Owen Guns is the best kept secret in the Australian Firearm Industry. The best service with the lowest prices. We save money by not having to take huge advertisements so we have the lowest prices for the same quality firearms in Australia. If you wish to shop around please give us a call, before you buy. Phone 07 54 825070.
This is NOT a Three Day Sale.
We have these prices all the time, until we run out of present stock.  By then we will have more great prices on more stock.

New Guns Listings. Visit

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Owen Guns Bulletin November 2016 Edition 125

Bulletin November 6, 2016

Owen Guns Gympie
Welcome to the One Hundred and Twenty Fifth Edition of the Owen Guns Bulletin. Owen Guns, now in its 42 year in the firearm business, for the best information just use the search boxes  within the  headings below.
New Guns Listings (click on the headings)

New Gun Listings.

 

Used Guns for Sale - Gun Classifieds
DO YOU WANT TO SELL YOUR FIREARMS?
Visit our Used Guns for Sale, Classifieds listings now 
only $10. for and advert and you can include three photos.
OPEN 9AM to 4 PM on  Saturdays and 9 AM to 5 PM on weekdays

We have been informed by many of our customers that Owen Guns is the best kept secret in the Australian Firearm Industry. The best service with the lowest prices. We save money by not having to take huge advertisements so we have the lowest prices for the same quality firearms in Australia. If you wish to shop around please give us a …

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Owen Guns Bulletin October 2016 Edition 124

Bulletin October 3, 2016

Owen Guns Gympie
Welcome to the One Hundred and Twenty Forth Edition of the Owen Guns Bulletin. Owen Guns, now in its 42 year in the firearm business, for the best information just use the search boxes  within the  headings below.
 Guns Listings (click on the headings)

New Gun Listings.

 

Used Guns for Sale - Gun Classifieds
DO YOU WANT TO SELL YOUR FIREARMS?
Visit our Used Guns for Sale, Classifieds listings now 
only $10. for and advert and you can include three photos.
OPEN 9AM to 4 PM on  Saturdays and 9 AM to 5 PM on weekdays.
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BREAKING NEWS .
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Action Required Now COAG MEETING is This  October 2016.

The Grand Gun Theft had already occured.

Don’t Let Confiscations Happen again. Act NOW.

Action Required Now COAG MEETING is This  October 2016.

On the 28th September 2016 members of Queensland Firearm associations had two meetings with the Queensland Police Minister (Bill Byrne) and an Acting Inspector from Weapons Licensing.

1. The question was raised

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Owen Guns Bulletin September 2016 Edition 123

Bulletin September 11, 2016

Owen Guns Gympie
Welcome to the One Hundred and Twenty Third Edition of the Owen Guns Bulletin. Owen Guns, now in its 42 year in the firearm business, for the best information just use the search boxes  within the  headings below.
New Guns Listings (click on the headings)

New Gun Listings.

 

Used Guns for Sale - Gun Classifieds
DO YOU WANT TO SELL YOUR FIREARMS?
Visit our Used Guns for Sale, Classifieds listings now 
only $10. for and advert and you can include three photos.
OPEN 9AM to 4 PM on  Saturdays and 9 AM to 5 PM on weekdays

We have been informed by many of our customers that Owen Guns is the best kept secret in the Australian Firearm Industry. The best service with the lowest prices. We save money by not having to take huge advertisements so we have the lowest prices for the same quality firearms in Australia. If you wish to shop around please give us a …

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Owen Guns Bulletin August 2016 Special Edition 122

Bulletin August 14, 2016

Owen Guns Gympie
Welcome to the One Hundred and Twenty Second Edition of the Owen Guns Bulletin. Owen Guns, now in its 42 year in the firearm business, for the best information just use the search boxes  within the  headings below.
New Guns Listings (click on the headings)

New Gun Listings.

 

Used Guns for Sale - Gun Classifieds
DO YOU WANT TO SELL YOUR FIREARMS?
Visit our Used Guns for Sale, Classifieds listings now 
only $10. for and advert and you can include three photos.
OPEN 9AM to 4 PM on  Saturdays and 9 AM to 5 PM on weekdays
Thoughts For The Week

“Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it.”– Pericles

Due to Crimtrac registering two million licenced shooters and 25% of the voting public voted for independents or minority parties, two of these parties have asked me personally make suggestions and proposals to assist them in formulating their firearm legislation policies. …

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Owen Guns Bulletin August 2016 Edition 121

Bulletin July 31, 2016

Owen Guns Gympie
Welcome to the One Hundred and Twentieth First Edition of the Owen Guns Bulletin. Owen Guns, now in its 42 year in the firearm business, for the best information just use the search boxes  within the  headings below.
New Guns Listings (click on the headings)

New Gun Listings.

 

Used Guns for Sale - Gun Classifieds
DO YOU WANT TO SELL YOUR FIREARMS?
Visit our Used Guns for Sale, Classifieds listings now 
only $10. for and advert and you can include three photos.
OPEN 9AM to 4 PM on  Saturdays and 9 AM to 5 PM on weekdays.
Armed Folding Shotgun .410 single barrel Tiny
Armed .410 Folding shotgun, great for back packing, or snake survival.
$185. plus freight. 28 inch barrels, 18 inch barrels $245.
Uzkon-Lever-Action-887-2
 In stock now $895.     20 inch barrels only 5 left.
Thoughts For The Week.
Action Needed.
The old ‘news’, but it was good news, was that 25% of the 15 million voters at the Federal election did not vote for

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Owen Guns Bulletin July 2016 Edition 120

Bulletin June 26, 2016

Owen Guns Gympie
Welcome to the One Hundred and Twentieth Edition of the Owen Guns Bulletin. Owen Guns, now in its 42 year in the firearm business, for the best information just use the search boxes  within the  headings below.
New Guns Listings (click on the headings)

New Gun Listings.

 

Used Guns for Sale - Gun Classifieds
DO YOU WANT TO SELL YOUR FIREARMS?
Visit our Used Guns for Sale, Classifieds listings now 
only $10. for and advert and you can include three photos.
OPEN 9AM to 4 PM on  Saturdays and 9 AM to 5 PM on weekdays.
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E Petitions to Parliament that Urgently need your attention.

We want to put forward a strong number of people from our point of view please take a minute to sign these properly endorsed Petitions. These are not ‘Change’ that is going to send you a myriad of adverts. This is the Queensland Parliaments site. If we ask for nothing we will receive …

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Owen Guns Bulletin June 2016 Edition 119

Bulletin June 5, 2016

Owen Guns Gympie
Welcome to the One Hundred and Nineteenth  Edition of the Owen Guns Bulletin. Owen Guns, now in its 42 year in the firearm business, for the best information just use the search boxes  within the  headings below.
New Guns Listings (click on the headings)

New Gun Listings.

Used Guns Listing (click on the heading)

Used Guns for Sale - Gun Classifieds
DO YOU WANT TO SELL YOUR FIREARMS?
Visit our Used Guns for Sale, Classifieds listings now 
only $10. for and advert and you can include three photos.
OPEN 9AM to 4 PM on  Saturdays and 9 AM to 5 PM on weekdays.
ELECTION SPECIALS, Once off batch of Powder at Once Off Prices.

Winchester 231in 1 lb bottle @ $25.00

Winchester 748 in 8 lb bottle @ $200.00

Winchester 571 in 500g tins @ $25.00

Winchester Action Pistol in 1 lb bottle @ $ 25.00

Winchester Super Field in 1 lb bottle @ $25.00

Winchester Super Target in …

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Owen Guns Bulletin May 2016 Edition 118

Bulletin May 22, 2016

Owen Guns Gympie
Welcome to the One Hundred and Eighteenth  Edition of the Owen Guns Bulletin. Owen Guns, now in its 42 year in the firearm business for the best information just use the search boxes  within the  headings below.
New Guns Listings (click on the headings)

New Gun Listings.

Used Guns Listing (click on the heading)

Used Guns for Sale - Gun Classifieds
DO YOU WANT TO SELL YOUR FIREARMS?
Visit our Used Guns for Sale, Classifieds listings now 
only $10. for and advert and you can include three photos.
OPEN 9AM to 4 PM on  Saturdays and 9 AM to 5 PM on weekdays.
XPR Winchester tiny
In .270 w and 300 win mag XPR Winchester Bolt Action $850.
Lever Action Shotguns

Sabatti.
SabbatiAdd2 3--06
Sabatti Model 70 a classical European hunting rifle, Walnut Stock, Same scope base mounts as a Model 700 Remington, 5 round capacity, only a few at $695.
NEW FIREARM SHOWROOM. CALL IN AND VIEW OUR DISPLAY OF 450 (plus) FIREARMS, (OPENING Soon a new

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Owen Guns Bulletin April 2016 Edition 117

Bulletin April 17, 2016

Owen Guns Gympie
Welcome to the One Hundred and Seventeenth  Edition of the Owen Guns Bulletin.   Owen Guns, now in its 42 year in the firearm business has a new website, it does not look much different on the  header but it has lots more capacity for viewing new products, new firearms and  accessories with prices and photos. Just click on the headings below.
New Guns Listings

New Gun Listings.

 

Used Guns Listings

Used Guns for Sale - Gun Classifieds

 DO YOU WANT TO SELL YOUR FIREARMS?
Visit our Used Guns for Sale, Classifieds listings now 
only $10. for and advert and you can include three photos.
OPEN 9AM to 4 PM on  Saturdays.

Adler Shotguns small

5-shot tube magazine and a soft ventilated recoil pad. Quality Turkish walnut and generous checkered grip panels provide positive handling, and the hard chrome bore and chamber helps reduce maintenance. The interchangeable chokes allow you to tailor your patterns for different cartridges and game. The 28 model is …

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Owen Guns Bulletin March 2016 Edition 116

Bulletin March 20, 2016

Owen Guns Gympie
Welcome to the One Hundred and Sixteenth  Edition of the Owen Guns Bulletin.   Owen Guns, now in its 42 year in the firearm business has a new website, it does not look much different on the  header but it has lots more capacity for viewing new products, new firearms and  accessories with prices and photos. Just click on the headings below.

New Guns Listings

New Gun Listings.

Used Guns Listings

Used Guns for Sale - Gun Classifieds

 DO YOU WANT TO SELL YOUR FIREARMS?
Visit our New Guns for Sale, Classifieds listings now 
only $10. for and advert and you can include three photos.
OPEN 9AM to 4 PM on EASTER Saturday.

Thoughts For The Week.

Good News

A correction.

Last month I wrote ‘that shooters licence applications were reportedly increasing ‘at 16% per year, that doubles the numbers every five years. So by 2020 we will have getting on for 6 million. All we have to do is wait, …

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Owen Guns Bulletin February 2016 Edition 115

Bulletin February 14, 2016

Owen Guns Gympie
Welcome to the One Hundred and Fifteenth  Edition of the Owen Guns Bulletin.  42 year old Owen Guns  has a new website, it does not look much different on the  header but it has lots more capacity for viewing new products, new firearms and  accessories with prices and photos.

New Guns Listings

New Gun Listings.

Used Guns Listings

Used Guns for Sale - Gun Classifieds

 DO YOU WANT TO SELL YOUR FIREARMS?
Visit our New Guns for Sale, Classifieds listings now 
only $10. for and advert and you can include three photos.

Thoughts For The Week.
Ammunition To Send To Those Annoying Illogical Anti’s.
This is very well put, it expresses perfectly what I have wanted to write for more than 30 years. Please pass it about. It was originally written by Marko Kloos in March 23, 2007and published on the Munchkin Wrangler website. In 2009, it was published and wrongly ascribed to a Maj. L. Caudill (ret) who may

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Chester’s Editorial 7

Pin Up Guns by Chester February 1, 2016

Chesters Editorial 7

chester and the VB

The last few weeks I have been experiencing a touch of >the old writers block=. My life is if anything too carefree, nothing has stirred me of late except maybe some off chicken I found in the neighbours bin. Until one day when I was just sitting in the smoko room at Owen Guns minding my own business, chewing on my old girl=s table leg when the conversation stole my attention. Woolworths Limited has been cooperating with the one and only celebrity lisping chef >Jamie Oliver= on their advertising campaign for some time now. This on its own will not shock you but the fact that Woolworths have asked Farmers to pay for this advertisement personally makes the hair stand up on my back.

 

Woolworths Limited is the largest retail company in Australia and New Zealand by market capitalisation and sales and the largest food retailer …

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Owen Guns Bulletin January 2016 Edition 114

Bulletin January 10, 2016

Owen Guns Gympie
Welcome to the One Hundred and Fourteenth  Edition of the Owen Guns Bulletin.  42 year old Owen Guns  has a new website, it does not look much different on the  header but it has lots more capacity for viewing new products, new firearms and  accessories with prices and photos.

New Guns Listings

New Gun Listings.

Used Guns Listings

Used Guns for Sale - Gun Classifieds

 DO YOU WANT TO SELL YOUR FIREARMS?
Visit our New Guns for Sale, Classifieds listings now

Thoughts For The Week.
“None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free. The truth has been kept from the depth of their minds by masters who rule them with lies. They feed them on falsehoods till wrongs look like right in their eyes.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The New Year Crystal Ball.
REsponsible Prents tiny_n

Traditionally, Almanacs were obtained for the New Year and fortold coming events, foretelling tides, by the movement of the moon and …

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Chester’s Editorial 6

Pin Up Guns by Chester January 4, 2016

Chester’s Editorial Number 6

I return to work at least 2kgs heavier, the Festive Season was everything I expected and more. I was surrounded by humans that adored me, I single handedly destroyed every box and piece of Christmas paper in sight, food seemed to fall from the heavens I even got my chops around some Christmas cake when my old girl wasn’t looking. My best mate Ollie (a chocolate Labrador) came over and he let me chase him all afternoon. At the end of it all I was weak with exhaustion and could barely stand, I also felt sad because it was all over and all my friends had gone home. The excitement didn’t end there because days later it was New Years Eve and all our valued employees from Owen Guns came over and there was more food! Then just yesterday my ‘old girl’ and I moved into …

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Chester’s Christmas Editorial

Pin Up Guns by Chester December 24, 2015

Chester’s Editorial Number 5

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There has been a lot of talk about Christmas of late, my little family has been telling me mystifying tales about all the food and of all the colourful paper that I will surely destroy. It sounds like the perfect day, all my humans will be home, I will sample turkey, bacon, ham, there will be new things to chew and everyone will be so drunk they wont notice that I’ve trashed the joint. It seems too good to be true so I did a little research and found that I am one of the lucky ones. Christmas can be a horrible time for many four legged creatures like myself. A recent article in the Gympie Times revealed that a lot of animals get dumped at Christmas time for two main reasons. One is that people want to go on holidays and can’t take their animals …

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Owen Guns Bulletin Xmas 2015 Edition 113

Bulletin December 20, 2015

Owen Guns Gympie
Welcome to the One Hundred and Thirteenth Christmas  Edition of the Owen Guns Bulletin.  Forty One year old soon to be Forty Two, ‘ Owen Guns’  has a new website, it does not look much different on the  header but it has lots more capacity for viewing new products, new firearms and  accessories with prices and photos. First listed was one each of New Guns, then spare Magazine, Scope Mounts, Rifle Scopes (much more to come) and of course, as was listed before many hundreds of Used Guns with thousands more soon to be listed. Just click on these links and do a search for the goods you require.

New Guns Listings

New Gun Listings.

Used Guns Listings

Used Guns for Sale - Gun Classifieds

 DO YOU WANT TO SELL YOUR GUN? You too can advertise here.
Visit our New Guns for Sale, Classifieds listings now


Thoughts for the Week.

This is the Christmas Edition and the last edition before

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Chester’s Editorial Number 4

Pin Up Guns by Chester December 15, 2015

016Lately I have been hearing that getting your gun licence is not exactly a simple operation and can take some time to process. This has prompted me to get the ball rolling and I have booked myself in to do the course with a nice man called Greg. It takes a whole day but I’m told we get to shoot afterwards. I have to get this done now because it can take the police weeks to process the application and that is time wasted when I could be shooting. I didn’t realise dogs could get into shooting until I saw Crusoe the Celebrity Dachshund’s latest movie where he goes hunting.

https://www.facebook.com/crusoedachshund/videos/1047310648690763/?theater

My life up till now has been blessed I came from a humble country home where my mum and 7 siblings were sufficiently fed and had freedom to stretch our paws. Life just became better for me since then, …

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Chester’s Pick of the Week

Pin Up Guns by Chester December 8, 2015

I was prowling the store with my old girl when I came across this unique looking piece of equipment. My old girl noticed my fascination with this piece and shared with me the story behind it. This is the ‘Maegun’ it was named after her and was designed by ‘he who must be obeyed’. He wanted there to be a semi-automatic sporting rifle in Australia and if you want something done you sometimes have to do it yourself. For once it was the story behind the rifle that took my fancy and not the flavor.

 …

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Chester’s Editorial Number 3

Pin Up Guns by Chester December 7, 2015

Chester’s Editorial Number 3

On my time off this week my old girl and I travelled to the big smoke of Brisbane. It was incredibly different from the peaceful country side that Im acquainted with. When I first stepped out of my chauffeured motor vehicle I was hit in the face with a 1000 sounds, sights and most of all the smells. People moved in every direction and it was hard to know which ones would give the best pats and affection. I was in my element making it my personal task to say ‘hello’ to as many as I could, children were my number one priority because they to are small and friendly. Some of the city folk didn’t even acknowledge me but my old girl said that they weren’t worth my time anyway. She loved meeting all my new friends and I loved being told repeatedly that I …

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Owen Guns Bulletin December 2015 Edition 112

Bulletin November 29, 2015

Owen Guns Gympie
Welcome to the One Hundred and Twelfth  Edition of the Owen Guns Bulletin.  41 year old Owen Guns  has a new website, it does not look much different on the  header but it has lots more capacity for viewing new products, new firearms and  accessories with prices and photos.

New Guns Listings

New Gun Listings.

Used Guns Listings

Used Guns for Sale - Gun Classifieds

Visit Chester’s Pin Ups, read Chester latest reviews.

Chester is Owen Guns Latest Staff member who has a different angle on the firearm business.
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WHY OWEN GUNS does not have SHOPPING BASKETS?? But has CONTACT MAIL ORDER Instead.
Mail order , in the Firearm industry has been getting a bad reputation of late, besides the Asia off shore internet mail order houses selling Fake Branded Rifle scopes with clear plastic instead of glass lenses, reticule adjusters that …

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Chester’s editorial Number 2

Pin Up Guns by Chester November 26, 2015

This week it has come to my attention that there is confusion amongst non-shooters as to why people like guns or like shooting. I don’t understand why its so hard to comprehend, what Im learning daily is that we are all incredibly different. I for example love nothing more than throwing a slimy chicken neck down the back of my chops. My old girl is always drinking this purple stuff in a flimsy glass that I knock over occasionally and feel obligated to clean up. Its nowhere close to a good chicken neck but she guzzles it like it was the turkey of chicken necks. Her father or ‘he who must be obeyed” eats mountains of meat and baked beans that makes my old girl dry retch with just a whiff. Her mother “she who also must be obeyed” puts cheese on everything before consuming and “he who must be …

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Chester’s Editorial Number 1

Pin Up Guns by Chester November 20, 2015

I came into the world three months ago, maybe that is too young to start writing but I was inspired by my great grandfather Jimi Hendrix. I got about to reading some of his editorials while working at Owen Guns, four days a week I assist the family by licking the floor clean and redesigning the employees shoes. As I am new to the world I like to test everything in my mouth, I put everything between my jaws just so I know what it tastes like. Knowledge is power and there are always new things to chew especially at the shop. Just the other day 50 new air rifles arrived and I licked the freshly oiled steel of a species known as Beeman, the Walnut stocks of a Zastava and most appealing of all bubble wrap. Today, a customer phoned up, as he had bought a second hand Brno …

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Chester Has a Christmas List.

Pin Up Guns by Chester November 15, 2015

Chester considering the difference between chewing on a bone, or the piece of walnut at the end of that Holland & Holland double rifle. He is thinking about the consequences, and which would taste better.
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IN RESPONSE TO ALL THE RECENT E-MAILS ABOUT OUR DOG CHESTER

PLEASE BE ADVISED, WE ARE SICK AND TIRED OF ANSWERING QUESTIONS ABOUT OUR DOG!

YES, HE MAULED TWENTY SIX PEOPLE WEARING BURKAS,

FOURTEEN PEOPLE WEARING LONG BLACK BEARDS,
THREE PEOPLE WEARING TURBANS, NINE TEENAGERS WITH PANTS HANGING BELOW THEIR BACKSIDES.

THREE FLAG BURNERS, AND A PAKISTANI TAXI DRIVER.

FOR THE LAST TIME ….CHESTER IS NOT FOR SALE !?

NO, I DO NOT APPROVE OF HIS SMOKING,

BUT HE SAYS IT HELPS GET THE ‘BAD TASTE’

OUT OF HIS MOUTH!…

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Owen Guns Bulletin Gun Law Alert ,Nov 2015 Edition 111

Bulletin November 8, 2015

Owen Guns Gympie

Welcome to the One Hundred and Eleventh Edition of the Owen Guns Bulletin.
GUN LAW ALERT, GUN LAW ALERT. HERE ARE THE TOOLS FOR DEFENDING OUR RIGHTS.
Please READ and Sign a Petition to the Queensland Parliament , either an online E. Petition or download and print out a .pdf form and take it to your Shooting Range or Gun Shop.
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PETITION for PARLIAMENT please sign on-line or download a copy. .

Licensed shooters request representatives vote against any further impositions, or adverse changes of categories in Weapons Act 1990.

E. Petition Please Sign Now. Share it to all of your friends and family.

http://www.parliament.qld.gov.au/work-of-assembly/petitions/e-petition?PetNum=2494

All State and territory Police Ministers are being canvassed right now for their support to reclassify Lever Action firearms from Category A to Cat B, Cat B to Cat C and Cat D. If your firearm is reclassified to either Cat C or Cat D …

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Owen Guns Bulletin Gun Law Alert ,Oct 2015 Edition 110

Bulletin November 8, 2015

Owen Guns Gympie

Welcome to the One Hundred and Tenth Edition of the Owen Guns Bulletin.
GUN LAW ALERT, GUN LAW ALERT.
Please READ and SEND a Declaration to Your Local MP.

Sorry, but it is time to Act Again.

Last Friday, 16th October 2015 at 3 pm I had a person to person interview with the Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss. I had previously invited him to a meeting of delegates from the Firearm Owners Association of Australia at the Owen Guns auditorium, a few weeks ago a date was set by is office staff for the 31st of October, but it had not been confirmed. Then last week I received a call from his staff informing me that meeting had been cancelled and only I had an opportunity for a meeting with him.
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After the usual greetings, I told him that law abiding firearm owners were insulted, by his …

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Owen Guns Bulletin September 2015 Edition 109

Bulletin November 8, 2015

Owen Guns Gympie

Welcome to the One Hundred and Ninth Edition of the Owen Guns Bulletin. Owen Guns began in 1974 in Victoria’s Mountain Country, moving to Gympie Queensland in 1980. For 41 years Owen Guns have always tried to give the best advice and the best price for the best quality to their customers. Having three staff that have engineering qualifications, that have not only gunsmithing qualifications and experience, but have also manufactured firearms is a huge bonus for customers. Combined, they have 96 years of experience in solving customers problems and don’t mind admitting they are still learning. So will keep investigating our fascinating industry.
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STOP PRESS 100s of Classified Guns for Sale – ADVERTISE YOUR GUNs HERE.
Selling guns so fast than we cannot photograph them and get them up there quick enough. We need yours to sell on Electronic Classifieds! Only $10.00 and you can place three photo’s of …

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Book Review by Nick Harvey

Gun Books November 8, 2015

The Range Officers Handbook Book Review

by Nick Harvey

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( Nick Harvey Gun Editor of Sporting Shooter Magazine and the author of Practical Reloading Manual)

The name Ron Owen is well known to the majority of Aussie shooters as an indefatigable fighter for shooter’s rights. At one time he was the owner of ‘Owen Guns’ which had five retail shops and an importing and wholesaling distributorship prior to the introduction of John Howard’s draconian Gun Laws. Today, Ron has but one shop in Gympie Qld, where he is the Vice President of the Gympie Pistol Club and President of the Cooloola Range Complex Association. For many years he published a magazine called Lock, Stock and Barrel.

Ron Owen has a comprehensive background in the shooting sports starting in England when he was 12 years old. He joined the British regular army at 15 and competed in the regimental rifle team …

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Bulletin Special Announcement

Bulletin, Gun Books November 8, 2015

Special Announcement

NOW IN STOCK

This has been needed since 2003. Five years to write and typeset, One year at the printers.

AT LAST IT IS HERE!

“The Range Officers Handbook”, written by Ron Owen

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$75 plus $10 post anywhere in Australia

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Email:- owenguns@spiderweb.com.au
or Phone 07 54825070 or 07 54824099 or Fax 0754824718
or write to Owen Guns 24 Mc Mahon Rd Gympie 4570.

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Dear Subscribers

 

The Range Officers Handbook is an encyclopaedia or omnibus of firearms and ammunition and the use of them, it has:-
• 90 pages of Information for Range Officers,
• 239 pages on Coaching to Win,
• 110 pages on Air Rifle History &Training,
• 33 pages on hitting Clay Targets,
• 34 pages on Reloading Ammunition,
• 6 page of Contents,
• …

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Part 14. Understanding Firearm Cleaning and Preservation

Understanding Firearm Cleaning & Preservation November 8, 2015

Understanding Firearm Cleaning and Preservation

Part 14

Eye Balling, The Barrel Inspection

62. Check for rust pits, oil rings, hornet nests, stuck patches, stuck pull-throughs, copper fouling, lead fouling, little fury animals, lumps of copper from gilding material, or lumps of plastic from shotgun wads or just plain dirt.
Hold the firearm or barrel with the breech end near a light source sunlight or a fluoro-light holding the muzzle six inches or so from your eye, move the barrel backwards and forwards, nearer and further from your eye so that you get a good picture of the surface of the inside of the barrel. Do not just see the bright light through it and consider that its good enough, looking through the barrel is easy you have to look into the barrel, look into the walls of the barrel, try and look into the pores of the barrel, look at …

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Part 13. Understanding Firearm Cleaning and Preservation

Understanding Firearm Cleaning & Preservation November 8, 2015

Understanding Firearm Cleaning and Preservation

Part 13

Guarding the Muzzle

57. If the firearm has a fixed barrel and a bolt that cannot easily be removed the barrel has to be cleaned from the muzzle. Cleaning from the muzzle can be a problem if damage is done to the “crown” of the barrel as it will severely affect accuracy. So protecting the crown is a priority. A hard or dirty cleaning rod, rubbing on the inside of the barrel wears the critical edges where the bullet leaves the barrel. Any wear on these leading edges ruins any hope of accuracy. So to prevent this a Muzzle guard can be simply made, anything which can be a tight fit on the outside of the barrel, as an example like an empty 12 gauge cartridge case with the primer drilled out to accept the cleaning rod is a good example for …

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Part 12. Understanding Firearm Cleaning and Preservation.

Understanding Firearm Cleaning & Preservation November 7, 2015

Understanding Firearm Cleaning and Preservation.

Part 12
USING THE CLEANING EQUIPMENT

Using the Cleaning Rod

52. Clean the barrel, from the breech where ever you can remove the bolt from the rifle or removing the barrel from gun as in a break barrel shotgun. If you have no padded vice or a cleaning stand, place a little piece of pine board, about six inches square on the floor, this is to rest the muzzle on as you push the cleaning rod through the barrel. Pine is quite soft and will not damage the “crown”( that is the inside of the dangerous end of your barrel the “muzzle” is the outside of the end of the barrel). The wooden block gives you something to push against.

53. Screw on the correct sized Bronze (Brass) brush to the rod, apply the correct solvent to the brush, Rimfire, shotguns and low velocity …

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Part 11. Understanding Firearm Cleaning and Preservation.

Understanding Firearm Cleaning & Preservation November 7, 2015

Understanding Firearm Cleaning and Preservation.

Part Eleven

External Storage of a Firearm.

48. Rusting cannot occur without oxygen, water has no shortage of it , dryness and coldness reduce the rusting process. Warmth melts your rust inhibitors and moisture speeds up the process. Try not to leave guns in any type of gun bag or case, whatever it is made of, all linings hold moisture which cannot escape. Most gun bags and cases are nearly air tight, when firearms are stored in them, it is almost always a death sentence, as the moisture which is always present in woodwork or the lining of the bag has no escape. When it evaporates with temperature changes it re-condenses itself on the cold steel surfaces, then it oxidises, it looks like rust it tastes like rust, believe it, it is rust.

49. For the best protective results use a lanolin based gun grease …

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Part 10. Understanding Firearm Cleaning and Preservation.

Understanding Firearm Cleaning & Preservation November 7, 2015

Understanding Firearm Cleaning and Preservation.

Part Ten

Protecting the Bore, Storing, Not Boring, I Hope?

43. The barrel has to be clean and dry when its expected to be used for the competition or hunt, always clean out storage grease or any oil before going out shooting. Discharging a firearm with a coating of oil on the inside of the barrel, acts as a barrel obstruction, which causes hydrostatic compression rings inside the barrel. They are impossible to remove and as the bore diameter is greater in these areas, gas may burn through between the bullet jacket and the bore causing accuracy loss and damaging the barrel even to a greater extent.

For Short Term Storage.

44. When the internals of the firearm have been throughly cleaned, coat a clean flannel patch with a light good quality gun oil as it gets into the pores of the barrel steel, and …

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Part 9. Understanding Firearm Cleaning and Preservation.

Understanding Firearm Cleaning & Preservation November 7, 2015

Understanding Firearm Cleaning and Preservation.

Part Nine

Rust Inhibiting Products

40.There are many products on sale in the gun trade for resisting rust, most suffer from ambitious advertising blurbs that are proved to wash away on the first downpour at the range. Others are for external use on the firearm only. I have been looking for the ideal rust inhibitor since 1959 and still have not found it. Rust is the greatest destroyer of firearms, it even beats governments, its a relentless 24 hours a day killer of guns and once it establishes itself by making a pit hole, the steel or stainless steel, that it has eaten into can never be replaced so it is very important to resist it.

41. Twenty five years ago I had a hunting partner and everything he touched turned rusty within hours due to the salt content in his perspiration, we used …

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Part 8. Understanding Firearm Cleaning and Preservation.

Understanding Firearm Cleaning & Preservation November 7, 2015

Understanding Firearm Cleaning and Preservation.

Part Eight

Oils Ain’t Just Oils

Lubricating Oil

37. Take some time to chose a good lubricating oil for the moving parts of a firearms mechanism. It can also be used for a short term rust preventative in the barrel, when the firearm is being used every few days. There are many unsatisfactory oils on the market. Gun oil for lubricating should not be two thin like many of the spray on lubricants as they seem to run off very quickly or evaporate not long after they are sprayed. Petroleum based oil rots wood work and dissolves some plastics, rots rubber grips on pistols and butt pads on rifles, so stay away from all of them. Some thicker oils gum up and stick some of the moving parts together, some evaporate in hot weather leaving a gummy residue, some solidify in cold weather. In …

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