Originally Posted by marplots
If you're interested in the subject, I'd recommend an article from the Wake Forest law review - Imagining Gun Control in America, Understanding the remainder problem,
by Nicholas J. Johnson.
Best case scenario for compliance with an outright firearms ban
using conservative estimates based on rates of complaince where possession of firearms have been severly restricted or wholly banned
, approximately a 400 year supply of firearms and associated items would remain in civilian hands.