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Old 06-09-2019, 10:43 PM   #8
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Default Re: Disguising a weapon as a toy

Originally Posted by The Colonel View Post
May be an urban myth...

No, it's real. I remember it starting back in the mid '90s. The earliest news report I can find though is from 2006 and that's about Mayor Bloomberg fighting with a gun manufacturer that was deliberately painting handguns to look like fakes. So if a gun manufacturer was getting in on the action, you know the idea had been kicking around for awhile.
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