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Owen Guns Bulletin Edition 98 November 2014

Blog November 23, 2014

Owen Guns Gympie
Welcome to the Ninety Eighth Edition of the Owen Guns Bulletin. STOP PRESS
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Now. Is the Time To Turn Back Un In-Formed Gun Laws. One Law At A Time.
Smart animals, those that are the meals for predators, often run in herds knowing well that there is safety in numbers. Fish school to ensure survival of the species, even birds will flock together to avoid predation…. There is safety in numbers, there is political power in numbers but this is something firearm owners, to a large extent to their peril have ignored. Maybe they have never felt like the prey, the hunted. I know I have felt that way, I have felt that we shooter and hunters have been the food source for the political bloodsucking vampires of the Green Anti Gun movement. Even though I know their numbers are near extinction. I also know that our numbers are massive and growing every day. The politicians, are slowly waking up to the fact that we are the biggest lobby group in the country.

We have all had immense problems caused by Permits to Acquire. Time in waiting, Lost in the post, mistakes on the form make further delays. Just knowing that they are duplication of paper work that registration and licences are all happening, without the endless forms.
Knowing that you pay $34 dollars and it cost the government $64 . Just to receipt and securely bank that $34. Before they even process the paper work. Now is the time to stand together and shout with one voice, regardless of the type of firearm/s you own, we want an end to the Permit to Acquire system when we already have a lawful excuse, we already have a licence in that category. We have already waited the 28 days, we have already satisfied the reasons for the firearm.
Please Sign this Parliamentary Petition straight way and please pass it on to all your friends. Pass it on to your local shooting club, pass it on to your local Gun shop, we want millions on this one. Member of Parliament David Gibson has bravely put this petition up, he has worked hard on it and will speak for it when it comes up in parliament. We need signatures, this has the power to bring this huge wrong imposition to everyone’s attention. Now is your chance to do a little something, Spread it about please. ron

MP David Gibson MP & Cr Shane Jocomsen presents Prizes at the Queensland Big Boar Hunting Championships 2014

MP David Gibson MP & Cr Shane Jocomsen presents Prizes at the Queensland Big Boar Hunting Championships 2014

This Is the Wording on the Petition.
Queensland residents draws to the attention of the House that since 1997 there has been a duplicate imposition of fees, application forms and time wasted by licensed shooters, licensed firearm dealers and government employees. The Weapons Act 1990 already prescribes licence fees, 28 day waiting period and investigations on genuine need for all categories of firearms. Section 35(1)(c) states a person may acquire a weapon, if the person acquires the weapon under other lawful authority (Licence 49A), justification or excuse. This section has been used by licensed dealers to register and swap firearms for warranty since 1997, to register firearms to licenced shooters in the successful 2013 amnesty and to register firearms that are exchanged for similar firearms of the same category. Currently, the Queensland Police Service imposes a duplicate provision under the Weapons Act 1990 for people who have not yet received a licence in the correct category under section 35(1)(b) which requires a Permit to Acquire (PTA). Weapons dealers are required to register the firearms to the person either under section 35(1)(b) or (c) then report this to the Weapons Licensing Branch within 14 days. Your petitioners, therefore, request the House to support the Government’s commitment to reduce red tape by immediately instructing the Queensland Police to cease the duplication of an unnecessary imposition of the PTA system and allow licensed shooters to acquire the firearms in the category they are licensed for.

Please Make a difference to our plight, help lesson the impositions that we firearm owners suffer under. Share this bulletin and sign the petition today.

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Yet Again its that time of the year. Already. The Staff of Owen Guns would like to take this opportunity to wish all of our Customers a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year for 2015. It is unbelievable, writing 2015 for the first time but its on the way. Please Travel Safe and Happy Hunting.
Christmas accessories Tiny

Howa $580 TINY
Howa Model 1500 with Hogue stocks $580, all popular calibres in stock, Stainless and Heavy Barrels available.

Steyr Pro Hunter
Steyr Mannlicher Pro Hunter $948. in most popular calibres. If you have ever wanted a Steyr this is your opportunity, doubt that they will ever be lower than a $1000. ever again.

Thoughts for the Week

The news from America lately has all been good, the left wing anti gun politicians took a flogging and the Republican Party took control of both the senate and congress, leaving Obama as one out, with not long to go before he is replaced. Other important news which is relative to Australia, as our Firearm Sales are going through the roof, along with a massive increase in licensed shooters and hunters. Of course our Crime rate might not be dropping, and until we follow the USA example and allow the carrying of firearms for defence of the public. Instead of allowing carrying firearms only for the defence of politicians. (as we observed at the local G20 farce) The following article shows the effect of the increase in firearm sales in the USA.  
Violent Crime Rate Continues to Drop & Public Believes Having a Gun in the Home Makes it Safer – Spread the News
November 12, 2014   By Steve Sanetti                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         


The NSSF Adjusted NICs Checks are the compulsory approved background checks carried out by the FBI for firearm purchases.

The FBI released its annual Crime in the United States report on Monday revealing that the country in 2013 saw the violent crime rate fall another 5.1 percent from the previous year, so it is now at its lowest since 1978.  Delving a little deeper, the murder and manslaughter rate fell 4.4 percent to the lowest level since 1968.
This is very good news, and while it is being reported here and there, it will not get a small fraction of the air time that crime stories will get on local news affiliates around the country on any given night. So, sadly, we do not expect to see a perceptible move on the proverbial needle of current public perception that crime is increasing, not decreasing.

But from a public policy perspective, this is very important data that should help inform decision making and we urge you to point to it the next time you hear someone advocating the latest “common sense” proposal for more gun control laws.

While the crime rate has been dropping steadily for more than the last 20 years, the number of firearms in the hands of law-abiding Americans has been rising dramatically.  Now, we have another year of data that furthers the case.
In that realm of public perception, we are encouraged by the results of a new Gallup survey released last week that found 63 percent of Americans believe that having a gun in the house makes it a safer place, a doubling of that number since 2000. This result flies in the face of what anti-gun organizations have been trying to convince the public for many years now.
Public opinion can be fickle, of course, and survey results are best viewed as a snapshot in time. Still, that more than six out of ten Americans have reached this conclusion speaks volumes about the fact that millions of our fellow Americans do appreciate that they have the right to exercise their Second Amendment rights in defence of their families.  Spread the news.

We always considered Australia as a free country and rated Russia as a dictatorial state, we might have had it right some years ago but now the roles are reversed and we might have to move to Russia to enjoy the freedoms that we used to hold so dearly. 
Russian legislation has been amended allowing citizens to carry lethal weapons for self-defence purposes.

MOSCOW, November 18 (Sputnik) — Russia has updated its legislation to allow civilians to carry firearms for self-defence, according to an amended decree on lethal weapons that appeared Tuesday on the official database of Russian laws and legal documents.
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The previous edition only allowed using licensed firearms on special occasions, such as hunting, sports events and shooting training courses. The new amendment says that firearms can also be carried “for self-defence purposes.” Until now, Russian laws permitted the civil population to carry two types of weapons: lethal ones such as shotguns and rifles for hunting and shooting sports, and so-called non-lethal trauma guns firing rubber bullets for personal protection only.
Don’t forget to sign the above E Petition on the parliamentary page.

Gun Books Make Great Presents, For Christmas, Easy To Post and with years of use and enjoyment. Our Best Selling Book is Australian written and produced with the Australian Shooting conditions in mind “The Range Officer Handbook” pay by Pay Pal see Bulletin Special Announcement Page CLICK HERE As already purchased by members of all Shooting Organisations. Some have even bought two copies one for home and one to take to the club. See Book Reviews by Nick Harvey in Sporting Shooters and Guns Australia in our new Gun Book Category.

rangeofficersmal phototiny1 “It’s a week since I received a copy of “Range Officers Hand Book” and since that time I am nearly at the half way mark. I’m amazed at the at the number of subjects you have covered making it one of the most informative books to be added to my collection. It must have taken you a considerable amount of time and experience to publish the book with information not available in other popular Gunsmith manuals. I would recommend the book to “Range Officers” and anyone interested in the sport of target shooting and hunting.” Regards Gene M Cornford P.O.Box 288, Kaeo 0448 N.Z. Firearms Gunsmith, Dip M.G.S +Member of American Gunsmithing Assoc. 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, • 18 pages of Index, • 38 pages of Old into New, ( Chronological History of Firearms) • 23 pages of Glossary of Terminology on Firearms and Optics • Over 1000 drawings and photographs. • Over 530 pages in a A4 stitched colour hardback., Some, hopefully will read it cover to cover, others will pick a heading out of the Contents pages and read a chapter or two, but no matter how much you know about shooting, reference material is always needed, as even people who rate as genius cannot retain everything. The real ability is being able to find out quickly and easily. You can check that you have the correct terminology, in the Glossary, check the Index and go straight to the right page. This book can be used as an information tool for a lifetime of shooting. $75        Signed by the author (state who you would like it dedicated to) plus $10 postage Australia wide. The Range Officers Handbook pay by Pay Pal see Bulletin Special Announcement Page Click Here        Any Inquiries on any products phone 07 54824099 or 07 54825070 or email owenguns@spiderweb.com.au

If you want to order by mail Phone 07 54825070 have your card detail handy.
Tikka T3 LiteT

The Tikka T3 Lite has an all-black stock and a blued barrel. The light but sturdy T3 True Body   fibre glass reinforced polymer stock is pure Sako innovation. The straight stock combines high   performance with light weight ease. Positive checkering provides for comfort and firm grip in all  weather conditions.  In most calibres $985. Tikka Hunters, or Stainless models are more  expensive. Plus post.

ThompsonVentura $695 Tiny
For the latest Design features  and accuracy Thompson/Centre Venture have won a huge reputation, they guarantee to shoot within 1 inch moa. We have stock in most of the popular calibres, but unfortunately when we replace this stock the new price will shock everyone. $695. while they last.

  Marlin 336 W Laminated Tiny

Marlin Lever Action Rifles have been very hard to get this last 12 months, and second hand rifles have been selling for more than new, due to their un availability. We have them again slightly dearer than last time due to new stock coming in when our dollars are worth less. So buy one now Marlin 30-30 336 W, laminated $835.


 Sabbati 850 Add1 TINY

Sabatti. This family company have been making firearms in the Gardonne Valley Italy, for over a 100 years competing with Italy’s best producers. They are world known for their engraved double express rifles, these are great to look as and highly practical for Australian conditions. Sabatti Model 85 at the once only price of $760. they are drilled and tapped to take Weaver type bases

Armed Under & Over 12 gauge $775.


Armed 12 g Under & Over shotgun, steel receivers, single trigger, ejectors, five interchangeable choke tubes the best value in a, new over and under on the market today. Truly a Turkish gun made with from Italian designs, a Turkish Delight with Italian good taste. $775.  Blued or  Silver Receivers 28 inch or 30 inch barrels. Also Smaller Action .410 $775. (Full and Modified,)  Any Inquiries on any products phone 07 54824099 or 07 54825070 or email owenguns@spiderweb.com.au

Remington Model 7600 Pump Action .308 w 22 inch barrel. $1350.  Any Inquiries on any products phone 07 54824099 or 07 54825070 or email owenguns@spiderweb.com.au

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The Crossman Raven .177 Air Rifle a Christmas Bargain for $165. Only 20 left in stock. If you want to order by mail Phone 07 54825070 have your card detail handy .



Tasco 4x 32 Silver Antler Rifle Scope Thirty years ago we would have paid a $1000. for the same quality of vision and precision, a guaranteed leading optical manufacturer who warranties their products all over the World. They have a light gathering clarity that would have made those old dark Pecar’s appear like looking through a knot hole in fathers wooden leg. What’s more they are Waterproof. In 1970 during a storm in the Victorian mountains I can remember emptying my Pecar like a jug. It had a steel tube but it leaked like a sieve. I was so disappointed I hunted Samba for years with open sites as I wanted reliability. I took the low priced option then and will always follow that example, at this price I could afford to buy a spare one. $50. plus postage. To enquire about any product in our newsletter or website, send an email to owenguns@spiderweb.com.au

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BAIT THROWERS Sling Shots were seen in use on the Streets of Bangkok in 2010. If you cannot get a firearm seems as though these are the next best thing to take on the M16 opposition. Even though they lost the battle for the streets they won points for bravery. These have an internal magazine for quick loading, Powerful Red Rubbers. Extra effective using round lead musket balls for ammo.

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