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How you know you're a Gun Nerd® vice a Gun Nut®

 Easy. You got the Breda armorer's parts chest before you got the Breda.

Breda M37 Armorer's parts chest.

Because you knew, eventually, you'd get the Breda.


 No. Srsly.

Breda M37 dummy gun.

Visitors should also note the following caveats:

Periodic Goblin Warning (SM)

As a service to Goblins who are considering Seizing The Arsenal (this excludes LE types: y'all come with a warrant, knock [no no-knocks, please, the front door is expensive], DO NOT SHOOT THE DOGS, THEY JUST BARK BECAUSE, WELL, THAT"S THEIR JOB  - TO LET US KNOW STRANGERS ARE PRESENT. After not shooting the dogs, take what the warrant specifies and we'll talk about it in court - just please take care of 'em, you know, periodic cleaning, oiling, etc. They're used to being spoiled like that) here is a periodic warning on Why Trying To Steal My Collection Isn't A Good Idea.

Note to thieves trying to figure out where I live: Once you do that, you've got to get past the living interior and exterior guard, the security system (hint, cutting the phone and cable WON'T help), and finally, if I'm home - me. WonderWife (TM) v3.x is also right handy with the Winchester M97 trench gun. I like that one because it's handy, will blow you into large chunks, but not pass through the walls of the house to annoy my neighbors. Hardwood floors, so clean-up is easy. I'm a reasonable fellow, if you surrender meekly or run away, that will be fine. Not interested in killing or maiming anyone unless you are dumb enough to attack me or my family. The furry members count, BTW. Do that, then I will clean the gene pool. Plus guys, impressive as it looks, it's not as valuable as you might think - and it would be very hard to move, since you would be flooding the market. Not to mention the fact that every dealer within a (classified) radius would have a list of serial numbers and descriptions within 24 hours (ain't the internet great?). Oh, yeah - did I mention that robbing licensees is a federal offense? The feds don't go overboard after little stuff, but whacking this collection would likely garner their interest - so choose your accomodations! Plus 'bangers won't like these - the ones that look like they can shoot a lot - can't, and many of them won't work properly if you hold them sideways like they do in the movies.

So, go find an easier target, eh? No - better yet - get a real job that has better fringes.


Periodic Disclaimer for anti-gunners and law enforcement surfers (I don't mind you LE types)
Heck, I don't mind the anti-gun types until they start trying to send LE types to take 'em away... here we go with the Periodic Disclaimer (TM):

Everything you ever see in photos here that I own is fully legal to own, federal, state, and local - WHERE I LIVE! Your mileage may vary, such as living in the Borg Collectives of California, Massachusetts, New Jersey, etc. Though ya might be surprised to find out what's legal where you live. I am a licensed collector (which isn't a license to collect, just to receive via the mails), and that only applies to curio and relic firearms. Fortunately, that's about all I want to own.

7 Comments

Ayup.  But which model?  The M24, M30, or M37?
 
Ne'er mind.  Didn't see the below picture before I sent that. 
   
 If you have the parts box, why do you need to buy the gun?

Cheers
 
Great disclaimers, John.
 
Very nice.  Will there be a later post with full photos of the contents and their descriptions and uses?  I find that almost as fascinating as the firearms themselves.
 

 JMH - because it didn't contain receivers and barrels, just the fiddly-bits.

 

Mark - maybe, if the Muse moves me in that direction.  First, I have to learn Italian, to read the charts.