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post #8 of Old 05-27-2008
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Originally Posted by VASailor10 View Post
The problem is that many modern sailors are unarmed and as a result defenseless against pirates. International firearm laws are very strict and restrictive and could land a foreign mariner with a hefty fine, jail time, both, and maybe even get their vessel impounded. I would like to see some treaty signed that allows mariners under international law the opportunity to apply for a permit to carry firearms. If mariners start to be vigilant against pirates, pirates will think twice about ambushing cruisers.

-Spencer
Would be nice if we could carry a Ma duce (.50 cal MG) with hard mounts fore & aft Pending on where we want it. It has the range on anything that those pirates carry.

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