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.
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T22 Winchester (made in Australia) Target ammunition Club Special $365. per 5000 case, that works out at $3.65 pkt of 50, but you have to buy 5000 to get that price. until stocks last.
SHS Bolt Action 12 Gauge Shotgun, straight pull spring return, Not Semi Auto, Category A.
Synthetic Stock only 5 left. More stock will be a few weeks away. Chrome Barrel.
$790. plus post.
ADI powders New Shipment just come into stock $49.90 per 500 gram.
Special while stocks last. ADI Handloaders Guide $8.95.
Simple and rugged – that’s TERRA® from ZEISS. Experience the legendary ZEISS quality in a form focused on the essentials: ease of use, sturdiness and a functional design make the riflescopes of the ZEISS TERRA line an ideal doorway to the world. ZEISS TERRA riflescopes stand for maximum robustness and ease of use. The 3X models are perfectly at home in rough conditions. They combine proven optics and technology with a robust and functional design. Typical of the ZEISS TERRA 3X models are the one inch centre tube diameter used in the USA and the ¼ MOA click adjustment. ZEISS TERRA 3X riflescopes are excellent value for a small price $470, plus post, while current stock lasts.
Adler 12gauge Lever action Shotgun $785. only 28 inch barrels left in stock.
Phone 07 54 825070.
Bushnell AR Optics 3-12x 44mm Versatile optic featuring target turrets, side parallax adjustment and our Drop Zone BDC reticle to accurately place rounds on target out to 600 yards.• Drop Zone BDC reticle• Second focal plane• Fully multi-coated optics• Side Parallax focus, $ 260. plus postage.
Winchester Super Speed, High velocity Hollow Points. $365. per case of 5000. Ideal for farmers with rabbits. While current stocks last.
Remington Model 700 SPS, with factory fitted Rifle scope 3-9×40 Trophy scope in .308 w and a 4-12 x 40 Trophy with the .223 and both include mounts. $880.
Includes Choke tubes for the Emerald Lever Action 12 g Shotgun $755. plus post.
Winchester Super Speed, High Velocity, .22 long rifle ammunition ‘Solids’ $365. per 5000.
Whilst stocks last.
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.
Last year, I mentioned that Almanacs were traditionally obtained for a New Year and predicted future annual events, foretelling tides, by the movement of the moon and stars, they also used the stars prophesying peoples horoscopes. In centuries gone by they were written by Old Moore, or Poor Richard, Pseudonym for Benjamin Franklin and some were ascribed to Father Time himself. I’m not that old, but I did foretell in the 1980’s the coming tyranny of obscene gun laws and won the reputation as the Doomsayer of the firearm industry, until in 1996 it unfortunately all came true. For the preceding 16 years I wrote articles in Lock, Stock and Barrel warning, alerting, organising, trying to mobilise opposition to the forays from UN Civilian Disarmament, Academics such as Prof Paul Wilson (creep)and Rebecca Peters (creep ) and the media all funded by Sorus’ foundations. So for less than a penny here is Ron Owen’s Almanac for 2017.
Well first the bad news, as the new President Trump does the correct thing for America and tear’s up the international trade agreements, the USA economy and markets will gain considerably and as he spends more on defence, again their economy will grow, so to will the US dollar but in doing so will force the Australian dollar down. Australia needs to follow suit to boost our economy. Our pudding headed bunch of internationalist leaders, still think that a low Australian dollar is good for our economy, and will keep importing cheap labour from abroad and buying all manufactured goods off shore, which in turn drives our dollar down further and our international debt grows immensely, again sending our credit rating and dollar into the deep south. As we import all our shooting equipment and accessories which have to be paid in foreign exchange rates, prices will continue to increase. Only when our dopy leaders read a history book and see how our leaders of a 100 years ago such as Henry Parkes and Good Iron Mac, (William McMillen) established a workable solution to further our economy without interfering in the exchange rate will they understand. COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA CONSTITUTION ACT “Exclusive power over customs, excise, and bounties. Sub Section 90. On the imposition of uniform duties of customs the power of the Parliament to impose duties of customs and of excise, and to grant bounties on the production or export of goods, shall become exclusive.”
This economic philosophy was carried through by PM Andrew Fisher (Member for Gympie) and King Of Mally MP who founded the Commonwealth Bank Act of 1912 this made the Commonwealth Bank a bank of credit issue. This was very successful as it saved the Federal government from borrowing from the international owned banks and paying all revenue off the interest bill which is the way it works today. The Commonwealth Bank was gutted by the Bruce Page government in the early 1920s and we have been fleeced by the Big banks ever since. They even own the Commonwealth Bank now. Still the Australian governments of the 1920s till the 1960s built Australia’s industry and standard of living to be one of the highest in the world by imposing tariffs on imports and paying the revenue from that to exporters. That took the foreign exchange problem out of the equation. Our exporters could afford to supply the best prices in the world, and the high tariffs protected home industry and encouraged companies such as Ford, General Motors, General Electric, Lysaght, and Kraft to locate in Australia and export to Asia from here. Until, that is regained our economy will continue to slide into a third world quarry.
Defence, Non Existent.
Most of us who are reading and thinking people, are aware that our northern neighbours are countries that need our natural resources, yet do not need our small western population. Our defence forces are weak, almost non-existent, even though our dopy politicians throw billions of our taxpayer dollars into importing high price defence equipment which is sometimes obsolete by the time we get it. Common-sense should tell us that countries that spend big on defence research and development are going to make sure that their country has the latest and greatest and overseas sales to places like Australia are to keep the productions and factories running with second rate products. If Australia experiences a problem, because we have no quantity of ships or planes our small continent would be isolated and we could not get replacements, ammunition, or spare parts to continue. At any time the tiny island of Singapore could invade us and hold us, they might be the best option as they would be less likely to eliminates us all, as some of our other Northern neighbours would surely do.
This year again, there will be an increasing amount of Australians (more and more ladies) will buy hunting rifles, shotguns and target rifle without mentioning the real reason for their new interest in the sport of shooting, survival and defending their families. They will all enjoy our shooting sports, but all will want to keep their firearms close by. This phenomena has to be encouraged, without exposing the reason as again these new shooters increase our numbers. When they appreciate the impositions we live under, this will bring even more power to our cause, not only in our voting power but in forming networks to shape the future. We will have to sustain some small losses to win a victory, but this year as international troubles increase so to will our numbers increase, we are in the third final stage of our campaign to win back our rights. In 2016 the worm turned in the world, populations have discovered that the mainstream media has been lying to them for years, internet media now has greater credibility than mainstream, internet media is quicker and has the eyes on the spot, the mainstream takes the government, or Sorus funded approach and then quickly has to correct and make excuses. This will continue as the establishment has had the media power for so long that they have not yet accepted the plain fact that its credibility is blown. We have seen its destructive effects on One Nation, on the firearm industry, on Brexit and the latest example on Trump. It’s not working and this coming year the success of the past will form the foundation of the future. Youtube, Wikki leaks, Facebook Twitter will be our victory battle ground.
The Worm Has Turned.
The whole western world is currently in peaceful revolt. 2017 will be the end of one world and the birth of another, last year was the year for the awakening of the people, this year will see the return of nation states. Since our enemies have only one advantage, mainstream media power and their shortcomings are numbered and we have only one disadvantage no mainstream media outlets and our only advantage is power in numbers, in the past this has resulted in putting the Anti Gun people in a dominating position, now we know that the battle ground has to be fought with the internet media tools, or we will always be in this inferior position of Subjugation (Slavery by another name). We have to be involved, ‘If we do nothing, we may well lose everything.’
On the world front after President Trump tears up the Trade agreements which have betrayed the western world since they were duped into the Lima Agreement. The UN having lost Israel and hopefully soon the USA, (Please read my recent article on the United Nations http://www.foaa.com.au/general/ ) then followed by Australia and every other free thinking western nation. Even though China has claimed an area as large as the Japanese Empire’s Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere of 1938 we can only hope that it does not have Japans willingness to shed millions of lives to enforce it. The boundary encompasses all of the major shipping lanes in the Asia Pacific and its southern border takes in the offshore oil reserves of Brunei. If President Trump really wants to clip China’s feathers and defend the interests of the Philippines that might be why he is so obvious in holding out the olive branch to Mr Putin as even Trump would not want to go to war with both of them at once. Of course we in Australia might serve as a large US non floating aircraft carrier like in WWII, but as our reduced capacity to defend ourselves makes us in-effectual, we may end up being the meat in the sandwich. Either the Chinese, or the Americans will drive their tanks here, or make it their battleground as no country would want to have it out in their own country. If we have a problem with China, besides having no Australian factories making toilet paper, which is another reason why Bibles would sell at a premium, China makes our army uniforms and our vehicles would come to a standstill with no car parts. ADI (Australia Defence Industries, owned by ‘Thales’ a French company) annual ammunition production would be shot away on the first day. Current US army figures assess 300,000 rounds of .223 ammunition for each enemy killed in Iraq or Afghanistan. Even four government factories in the USA could not cope and the US Army had to order from IMI Israeli Military Industries. The message there is to keep a good stock of ammunition, and always have the means of reloading at hand. As one of Australia’s 2 million firearm owners you are the ‘Citizen Army’ Australia’s only deterrent and real hope.
On the State and National front its not as gloomy, due to 22 % of voters at last years Federal Election voting against the Major Parties, the Orange By Election when the Shooters Party took a Blue Ribbon seat off the National Party, Brexit Results, Trump Results have caused large cracks to appear in the hearts of the major parties. Nationals senators Bridget McKenzie and John Williams voted with Liberal Democrat David Leyonhjelm in an attempt to overturn the Turnbull government’s import ban on the Adler lever action shotgun. Cabinet ministers Fiona Nash, Matt Canavan and Nigel Scullion abstained from the vote, along with backbencher Barry O’Sullivan.
Labour Police Minister Bill Byrne was sacked because he lost the first parliamentary vote on more restrictive changes to the Weapons Act Regulations. This was ground breaking as for twenty years Nationals and Liberals have voted with Labour to pile on further impositions on law abiding firearm owners. With the Katter Party’s two votes, Labour lost the resolution, the first time in living memory that a Queensland government lost. At the COAG meeting the National Firearm Agreement decided to re-categorise Lever Action shotguns from Category A to Category B for five shots and to category C for seven shots. I believe that this regulation change to the Weapons Regulations (Categories) which will come up early in 2017 will also fail. If LNP with Katter’s Party, and the One Nation member vote against it, (which Katter’s party have announced and LNP seem to agree) then Labour will lose another resolution in the house and to support the COAG and the National Firearm Agreement (which is supposed to be uniform in every state, or fails) the Labour Premier Palaszczuk will have to go to the Governor and call an election. This alone should ensure that the LNP opposes the Lever Action re categorisation, but if its does not and instead it votes with Labour on this subject, then the firearm owners, incensed by this repeated betrayal will walk away in droves from the LNP into the welcoming arms of One Nation. Shooters are fully aware that if it is allowed to stand, that without any justification the government can change the category of lever action rifles from Category A to category C then there is no bottom, no promise after struggling to get a licence, struggling to get a Permit To Acquire, having to suffer every indignant imposition and that’s not enough to be left alone, is the straw that will break the camel back.
At present Labour could not win a chook raffle, but at the coming Queensland election, One Nation or a coalition of One Nation and LNP and Katter party will govern this state. Labour will shortly make and offer to the Shooting Associations a proposal to try and get them to support the Category change on the hope that this will smooth the LNP to vote with them. The deal will be that everyone with a registered 5 shot lever action shotgun will be awarded a new licence which will include a Category ‘B’ and everyone with a 7 shot lever action will be given a licence which will include a “C” so all will be able to keep them. Unfortunately they will be unable to sell them, or dispose of them and will not be able to pass them on to their family even when they die. Only a dealer will be able to acquire them, but would be unable to resell them, making them worthless. That has always been referred to as a Grandfather Act and leaves the law abiding shooter with property that he can shoot but has lost all its value. All this is an unwanted precedent which they can repeat whenever the urge suits COAG or any of its member states so it must be opposed.
My best prophecy for 2017 is that One Nation will take out that line in its current policy, “Current gun laws are adequate and should remain unchanged.”
If it does not it will not get very far as it traditionally relies on shooters to man booths and hand out for them on election day. This will force the LNP in Queensland and the Nationals in NSW and Victoria to change its firearm policy and begin the walk back to freedom. Still a long way off, but due to our increased number of voters and internet media, the ‘Writing is truly on the Wall’ we are ‘defiantly’ in phase three.
To give an example of how to get involved please write to your local papers, letter to the editor, ask candidate either individually or separately ‘how they will represent the law abiding firearm owners’, ask them in person or on face-book, or email or snail mail. If the 10,000 shooters who received this email all contacted one candidate and just told them that ‘without some evidence of them supporting shooters, they and their families will not vote for them’, that would be enough to change the direction of the politicians. Trouble is, just a few of us have to carry the burden and work harder for those who do nothing, but there again when we win, even though we might never murmur a word we know that the glory belongs to those who worked for it.
Please don’t take this final third stage of our prolonged war, too lightly as this part might be the hardest part, as when we get them all elected and in power, we then have to ensure that they carry out the instructions of those whom they represent and not betray us like the Liberal and National Party did in 1996. Remember Lots of Little Victories lead to Giant Victories.
There is no Spring without Winter, without Mistakes there is no Learning. There is no Life without Death, without Doubts there is no Faith. There is no Peace without War, without Fear there is no Courage. For without Mistakes, Doubts and Fears there are no pathways to Wisdom.
Over 50 Tikka T3 on special for as long as they last in stock some were already sold last Saturday, but we have back up more than those in the photo. If you pay in full instead of 6 weeks lay by we will deduct another $41 . from the price.
|.204 T3 LITE BLUED $990.00
.222 T3 LITE BLUED VARMINT HEAVY BARREL $ 1130.00
.223 T3 LITE BLUED 1 IN 8 TWIST $1152.70
.223 T3 LITE BLUED 1 IN 12 TWIST $ 990.00
.223 T3 LITE BLUED 1 IN 12 TWIST $1030.00
.223 T3 LITE BLUED LEFT HAND $1010.00
.223 T3 LITE BLUED VARMINT HEAVY BARREL $1235.00
6.5 X 55 T3 LITE BLUED $990.00
6.5 X 55 T3 LITE STAINLESS STEEL VARMINT HEAVY $1298.00
22-250 T3 LITE BLUED $990.00
22-250 T3 LITE BLUED $1035.00
.243 T3 LITE BLUED $1035.00
25-06 T3 LITE BLUED $990.00
.270 T3 LITE BLUED $990.00
7MM X 08 T3 LITE BLUED $990.00
.338 WM T3 LITE BLUED $985.00
.222 T3 HUNTER STAINLESS STEEL WOOD STOCK $1105.00
.223 T3 HUNTER BLUED WOOD STOCK $1246.00
6.5×55 T3 HUNTER STAINLESS STEEL WOOD STOCK $1210.00
.243 T3 HUNTER BLUED WOOD STOCK $1246.00
.260REM T3 HUNTER BLUED WOOD STOCK $1246.00
Franchi Phoenix Under and over 12 g 30 inch barrels
with Chokes $1520.
Miroku Shotgun Mk70 30 inch barrel, with chokes 12g,
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 don’t work, but have a red and green illuminated cross hair, all with quality Brand names on the packaging. We have an on shore Australian internet site that offer you human service, we encourage our mail order customers to make prior contact, to confirm that we have, just the stock you require, and you know exactly how much the freight component will cost you. It only takes a quick call to 07 54825070 or 0754824099 in shop hours 9 am to 5 pm on weekdays and 9am to 4pm on Saturdays, or fax to 07 54824718 with your credit card details, or email firstname.lastname@example.org emails and fax will be confirmed with freight component before dispatch. We want to encourage contact between our staff and customers, we want to make friends with our customers, some of who have been customers for over 40 years. If we fail, we want to know about it, so we can remedy it. Contact is the only way for lasting customer friendships to exist.
Its that time of the year for Joe Blakes to wiggle around and end up in the wrong place, at the wrong time, with an Armed folding .410 shotgun you can guard your premises and maybe save a life, chrome barrels 3 inch chambers, use shot or .410 sold slug, light weight synthetic stock, great for camping, little recoil, $ 185. brand new. Email email@example.com
Mossberg Maverick Rifles, made in the USA, only in . 30-06 Sold out of .270 until we are re-supplied. Great Deer rifles, Weaver Scope bases included, Scopes and rings of your choice at the extra dollars. Only 6 of these rifles are left to sell. First in with the dollars will be the beneficiaries. Phone 0754825070 with your credit card details.Add $90 for a Trophy 3-9x 40 scope package includes Weaver style rings. Everything in Stock at the time of publication, we can only hold prices while stocks last. email firstname.lastname@example.org
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