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    FL gang busted with dangerous "anti-tank weapon" - HA

    If this isn't the most irresponsible fear-mongering headling, I don't know what is:

    Anti-Tank Grenade Launcher Seized In Massive Crime Ring Bust

    http://www.wftv.com/news/15785942/detail.html

    I read the story thinking that I'd be reading about a gang that had gotten their hands on an AT-4, a LAAW, or an RPG. But lo and behold, it's a WWII British PIAT launcher that hasn't been in service since 1950.

    So, anybody got any spare PIAT rounds sitting around? If not, then this bad ass FL gang essentially has a spring gun.

    Unbelievable.
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  2. Even without a live round, deputies showed off the power of a WWII-era grenade launcher Thursday. Whoooooo how can you show the power of something with out a live round. This is one of the most Irresponsible storys I have ever read.
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    They could have creeped up on someone and clocked them in the back if the head with it!
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    Quote Originally Posted by KimberPB View Post
    They could have creeped up on someone and clocked them in the back if the head with it!
    Or startle them with the sound of the spring.


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    Quote Originally Posted by PascalFleischman View Post
    Or startle them with the sound of the spring.


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    LOL!!! Nice!
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    I bet it was all for show. They can say 'they got the biggest gat around.' Probably just a novelty weapon, never intending to use it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cooter View Post
    I bet it was all for show. They can say 'they got the biggest gat around.' Probably just a novelty weapon, never intending to use it.
    one can only hope
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    I can't believe the media would do something like this. Oh wait. Nevermind
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