A Nurse with a Gun

Monday, August 31, 2009

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Prettiest AK I ever saw..........

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OpenID dneylon said...

There's a pic for failblog.org

4:45 PM  
Anonymous Greg Tag said...

OK...no joking here.

I must say that is the most unusual Avtomat Kalashnikov I ever saw.

I note that the photo came from an Associated Press puff piece. I will put money on the fact that that rifle is owned by the Kenner Police Deptartment.

Why?

No evidence tag. Magazine is in it.

Ill bet reporter asked Detective to "show me one of those powerful AK-47" things. There being none in the Kenner PD evidence storage room ( because they are NOT the 'weapon of choice of bad guys' ) , our hero got an AR patrol rifle out of a parked cruiser.

AR.... AK.... who can tell the difference?

Leave it to the MSM - " Ignorance in service of bias to horrify the ignorant " and " We are the press, we are smarter and more moral than you are".

Just my thoughts.

GKT

4:53 PM  
Blogger Me said...

Finally, an "AK-47" that belongs on the front row in my gun safe!

I'll buy that for a dollar!

4:55 PM  
Blogger Assrot said...

Hmmm... Someone is not doing their fact checking. But then the antis never do.

I'm pretty sure even from that poor quality picture that the guy is holding and M4 style AR-15.

Correct me if I'm wrong. I don't see one bit of resemblance between an AR-15 and an AK-47 except the fact that the looney left says they both "spray bullets".

;-)

Joe

5:14 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Please provide link to original.

5:16 PM  
Blogger Mauser*Girl said...

That needs to be submitted to the FAIL blog!

5:51 PM  
Blogger Dave said...

GRRR, media crap hits once again.

6:24 PM  
Blogger Ed Skinner said...

AP's comment seems a bit prejudicial, don't 'cha think?

6:25 PM  
Blogger Glenn Bartley said...

That would be quite amusing if it were not so gosh darned sad.

6:32 PM  
Anonymous Cortillaen said...

"AK-47-type rifle/gun" *snerk* I guess somebody decided the old lies of "assault" or "automatic" weapons just weren't cutting it anymore. If I weren't against bigger government, I'd suggest a law mandating all reporters take a class on proper identification of firearms and nomenclature thereof before being allowed to handle any stories featuring firearms... Maybe the manufacturer should just sue AP for libel.

6:34 PM  
Anonymous Seth from Massachusetts said...

Never ceases to amaze me how dumb the press is about guns!

7:01 PM  
Anonymous Sans Authoritas said...

That brand of AK has the worst reliability of any. Tsk, tsk. Let the criminals have 'em.

7:01 PM  
Anonymous Wayne said...

Is it just me, or does this look like it has a 16" barrel with carbine handguards? If so, it is probably a semi-auto, not even a full auto. AK...AR, they both look scary.

God bless!

8:23 PM  
Anonymous Standard Mischief said...

I googled the title of the story. There were a few with different photos, and this one

http://tinyurl.com/lswb2t

where the photo seems to have been replaced with a blank image.

The author of the story,

https://twitter.com/Sedensky

probably didn't shoot the photo, so I doubt you could get anything from him. It would be nice to hear what an authorised journalist such as him feels about the public's right to know when a story gets corrected without an explanation or any notice.

8:34 PM  
Blogger Crimefile said...

That AK-47 is quite a gun! It becomes whatever those media experts wants it to be!

Of course the reporter that did not have a clue would be offended and proclaim, So what? AK-AR-Air Soft, they are all weapons of war!

12:26 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think I need to call that detective, and ask him for the manufacturer and model. Looks like a slick piece. Think he'll be helpful?

5:33 AM  
Blogger Chad said...

Well it is an AK-47 type rifle in that both the AK and the AR-15 are magazine fed, gas-blowback operated, rifles and both are derivatives of the StG44. plus they both have pistol grips and magazines so in the world of news reporting that is a pretty close match.

10:57 AM  
Blogger jwillis said...

Nice post Xav. I searched and found the link...

http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2008-03-26-2233996524_x.htm

From the comments at the link...
"The article is about AK-47s but the picture is that of an AR-15, a rifle much more common. Bait and switch?"

Jim

1:59 PM  
Anonymous Bob@thenest said...

Its amazing! I've got a couple just like that one and they break down exactly the way my AR-15 manuals say they should. Had two AK's all this time and didn't know it! Or did I ge stuck with AR's and they actually are totally and exactly interchangeable with AK's?... ;-)

4:32 PM  
Blogger Old NFO said...

YGTBSM! Hopefully SOMEONE down there can tell the difference!

4:24 AM  
Blogger Tennessee Budd said...

Congrats, jwillis! I cut & pasted the link you provided (thanks), & they've corrected the caption. They still don't say why in the world they show an AR in an article about "AK-47-style" weapons, but at least they correctly identify the rifle.

1:25 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is one reason I left Kenner. Even New Orleans is better than this. DickieT

11:27 AM  
Blogger mikeb302000 said...

Even I know that's not an AK-47. That's one of them high-powered military-style assault weapons.

6:24 AM  
Blogger Brigid said...

All this time I had an AK47 in my gun safe and didn't even know it.

I like the part about "trail of blood at crime scenes across the country". The last big bloody crime scene I read about in the press, more than half a dozen people killed brutally in a trailer park in the South. They were beaten to death. No guns. But of course that fact got little, if any, press.

8:31 AM  
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9:07 AM  
Blogger TOTWTYTR said...

AK, AR, whatever, they are all evil and need to be banned.

Or so the AP will tell you.

Something else that starts with A comes to mind, but this is a family oriented blog.

3:08 AM  
Blogger JJR said...

Seems like I saw this some time ago, and IIRC, it was mislabeled AR-47 the first go around.

I've also seen cop shows on TV (Crime 360) where the police talk about confiscating an "AK-47" possibly related to a crime as evidence, then proceed to haul out a paratrooper SKS from their vehicle...

*facepalm*

On the other hand, it's sometimes fun on those shows to guess the caliber of the casings found at crime scenes before the voiceover tells you what it is. Most of the time I get it right, but sometimes the camera angles/closeups can fool you.

3:39 PM  

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