HK HK HK HK HK HK HK .. U.S.A Hidden Content Senior Airman CAF 2-12-89__8-23-13
I got into my DLOs for $17.5K plus the cost to have them converted to Ambi/Navy and Ambi/Burst. I also bought a new $28K truck years ago that I eventualy took to the salvage yard leaking oil, broken exhaust and rusted to hell. Did I cry all the way to the salvage yard? Nope! It served its intended purpose and was never an investment. Would I cry if HK conversion device value, en masse, declined or softened? Nope! I use them often and have let many, many people shoot them. They are serving their intended purpose.
Contrary to popular belief, some people don't look at everything in life as an investment or second guess everything we do based on a "return value". Honestly, I wish everyone could have the chance to become a responsible, law abiding machinegun owner. For that dream... I would gladly "give up" the non-intrinsic value premium that I paid for these stamped sheet metal boxes.
You read that correctly... Gladly.
By having those packs converted to take all factory parts...IMO, NeoGeo ruined the future value of those packs at best and made them vulnerable for confiscation at worst. Ruining their future value is probably what he has the most to worry about. Neo (naively or stupidly) chronicled and posted everything about alteration of these packs -and- his acquisition of the M4 - Commando Enhanced...which has its own set of issues. Along with many other "voices of reason" telling Neo altering those packs that way, was not kosher...at one point I suggested to him in a post that it would be in his best interest to just stop posting and enjoy his acquisitions in anonymity. IIRC, did he not also put together a "packet" detailing the "what and how" of altering those packs and sent that along with the Form 4s for approval?...and then assuming because some contract employee (who probably didn't even look at the extraneous and irrelevant information) didn't dis-approve the Form 4s and that somehow validated the packs? The only way those alterations get validated is via determination by Tech Branch...not a field agent's opinion or the examiner processing the transfer.
My honest opinion is Neo did some dumb stuff and did so in the dumbest way possible.
Last edited by jjrphs; 04-28-2020 at 07:23 AM.
Browning, Maxim, Vickers
Belt-Fed & Water-Cooled
Brad4065 Suds and myself from many many previous posts threads but the reason it started had nothing to do with what you and I are discussing. Yes the two subjects kinda got mixed in here but nothing about the Packs and the Sears that I post is intended to stir the Pot in an inflammatory way at All!!. I will address some more of what you wrote later.
PS; having moved from my previous lifetime in a Kommie USSA state I'm just learning the ropes on NFA here in the Southwest so all this info is wonderful !!!
Last edited by AutoLode; 04-24-2020 at 10:53 PM.
The Song Remains the Same