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Men jailed over UK's 'first' gun factory in Hailsham unit

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by mikeyp, May 9, 2019.

  1. mikeyp

    mikeyp NES Member

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    View: https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-sussex-48202765


    Two men have been jailed for running what is thought to be the UK's first fully functioning gun factory on a Sussex industrial estate.

    Greg Akehurst, of no fixed address, and Kyle Wood, of Littlehampton, both pleaded guilty at Kingston Crown Court to conspiring to sell or supply guns.

    Akehurst was jailed for 18 years and Wood for 11 and a half years.

    During the trial, the court heard police found parts that could have been made into more than 100 weapons.
     

  2. Reptile

    Reptile NES Member

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    This was bound to happen.

    Anybody can make a gun nowadays.

    Too bad the people can't protect themselves.
     
  3. HorizontalHunter

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    Well they can buy butter knives once they turn 21./S

    Bob
     
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  4. MAJoe

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    But be mindful you'd be breaking the law taking one out of our your home unless you were a chef. Better to stick with finger nails and a good yell.
     
  5. straightshooterjake

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    I watched the video, and they showed the gun being test fired. But they were unable to show the gun successfully repeating. It jammed after every shot, and then the slide had to be manipulated to get it into battery. It is definitely possible for a small machine shop to produce effective repeaters, but apparently that did not happen here.
     
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  6. cockpitbob

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    18 years and 11 years? Dayum, that's harsh (assuming they actually serve all of it).

    I wonder what it is about the Brit's legal system that got them to plead guilty.
     
  7. DispositionMatrix

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    DCI Gene Hunt.
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    fshalor NES Member

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    I was gonna go with the wire in the blood guy. Dude is friggin Scarry. That shopping bag just caps the act.
     
  9. Broccoli Iglesias

    Broccoli Iglesias NES Member

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    I'm going to stat selling files for 3D printed "ghost" butter knives. No serial number, they are untraceable and cant be detected by metal detectors.

    mr-burns-feat-uproxx.jpg
     
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  10. amm5061

    amm5061 NES Member

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    I hear they're like $10/1,000 at Costco....
     
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  11. Broccoli Iglesias

    Broccoli Iglesias NES Member

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    Thats here. Because in the US no one cares about children and all the mass butter knife poking.
     
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  12. FiremanBob

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    Then where were all the Brown Besses and Purdy shotguns made?
     
  13. new guy

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    How long do murderers serve in prison?

     
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  14. Glockster30

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    The guy in the video has or had the "cup and saucer hold" down pretty good.
     

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