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Orange Tips don't Prevent Arrest

Post by Erik » Tue Aug 23, 2011 8:16 am

http://livingston.patch.com/articles/ai ... -realistic
Airsoft guns look like real guns and that’s how six teens got in trouble with the law on Friday when a passerby called 9-1-1 after seeing the boys playing with the realistic-looking toy guns in Livingston.

...The guns the Livingston teens were playing with “all looked realistic other than the orange tip at the muzzle,”
Just because a gun has an orange tip on it is no excuse to play in public places. Each of these kids now will have a criminal record and they will probably never see their Airsoft guns again.
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Re: Orange Tips don't Prevent Arrest

Post by Sharpshot » Tue Aug 23, 2011 8:29 am

Erik wrote:http://livingston.patch.com/articles/ai ... -realistic
Airsoft guns look like real guns and that’s how six teens got in trouble with the law on Friday when a passerby called 9-1-1 after seeing the boys playing with the realistic-looking toy guns in Livingston.

...The guns the Livingston teens were playing with “all looked realistic other than the orange tip at the muzzle,”
Just because a gun has an orange tip on it is no excuse to play in public places. Each of these kids now will have a criminal record and they will probably never see their Airsoft guns again.
There are people that buy REAL guns that are painted in NEON colors (Bloomberg Collection is infamous for selling them). If you are wielding something that even resembles a realistic gun, no matter the color, people have reason to be concerned now. It can be impossible to tell real from fake at a distance with what some companies have decided to do to them.

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