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I Carry A Gun!
« on: Aug 11, 2016, 09:29:59 AM »
This video is the best by far at telling the story about why the 2nd Amendment is so important today. 

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Re: I Carry A Gun!
« Reply #1 on: Aug 11, 2016, 09:47:14 AM »
Very cool! Thanks Jim. This is one of the tings I believe in.
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Re: I Carry A Gun!
« Reply #2 on: Aug 11, 2016, 01:48:38 PM »
Yes, me too.  It never ceases to amaze me what the media tries to do.  They should inform using the facts as this video does instead of trying to make the reader believe that their point-of-view is the only logical one.  There are so many so-called professional journalist that only state the facts that further their cause instead of presenting all the facts and letting the reader draw their own conclusions.
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Re: I Carry A Gun!
« Reply #3 on: Aug 11, 2016, 02:05:51 PM »
yes. I was born and live in an anti-gun state but I never bought into the crap.
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Re: I Carry A Gun!
« Reply #4 on: Aug 11, 2016, 05:49:50 PM »
"LIKE"  The only reason I personally don't have a gun is that I can't control one (tremors) My daughter has a concealed carry permit - and does carry. My son-in law has many rifles and a hand gun. So I'm pretty safe in that respect.
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« Reply #5 on: Aug 11, 2016, 10:12:10 PM »
Thanks Jim.  I just put it on Facebook. I don't do a lot on facebook that would be considered controversial, but this, I believe in.

And, Barb, you might want to check out various guns at a gun shop.  I have found that certain guns (we have several) are easier to manage with the tremors than others.  Just a thought for you.  I do get what you are saying though.
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« Reply #6 on: Aug 11, 2016, 11:11:35 PM »
Nope. The tremors have gotten really bad. I can barely hold my plate or silverware without dropping it, and cutting food is an adventure. lol
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« Reply #7 on: Aug 12, 2016, 08:14:06 AM »
I don't carry yet, though I have my CWP. I think that as a responsible gun owner, I need more practice and until I am comfortable that I won't shoot someone (myself, included) accidentally, it is best not to carry full-time. Once we get our range built, though, I will get all the practice I need to keep myself, and everyone else, safe... :BigGrin:
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Re: I Carry A Gun!
« Reply #8 on: Aug 12, 2016, 08:22:57 AM »
After Dianna and I got our concealed carry permits, we have started building a small shooting range in the backyard as we found we enjoy plinking.  Once it's all finished it will provide many opportunities for training as well as lots of fun.  I've marked off a full 100 yards but of course with pistols we will be shooting from quite a bit closer.  It's slow getting it built but we can still shoot as the backstop is a full truckload of clay and sand mixed.  I plan to add one more truck load and then build a rail-road tie wall along the back and 2 sides.  Once it's complete I'll add some pictures.

I used to be a hunter but now I like to shoot at paper targets!  :good2:
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Re: I Carry A Gun!
« Reply #9 on: Aug 12, 2016, 09:23:15 AM »
That's cool. I've got neighbors who target practice around here and I'm invited. But it is not my thing.
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Re: I Carry A Gun!
« Reply #10 on: Aug 12, 2016, 01:58:33 PM »
When I was in the AF, stationed at George AFB, we used to go out in the desert and shoot most every weekend.  Lots of old places to explore in the High Desert.
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« Reply #11 on: Aug 12, 2016, 02:18:19 PM »
Before I got old and arthritic, I used to enjoy exploring the deserts around me.
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« Reply #12 on: Aug 12, 2016, 04:37:23 PM »
After Dianna and I got our concealed carry permits, we have started building a small shooting range in the backyard as we found we enjoy plinking.  Once it's all finished it will provide many opportunities for training as well as lots of fun.  I've marked off a full 100 yards but of course with pistols we will be shooting from quite a bit closer.  It's slow getting it built but we can still shoot as the backstop is a full truckload of clay and sand mixed.  I plan to add one more truck load and then build a rail-road tie wall along the back and 2 sides.  Once it's complete I'll add some pictures.

I used to be a hunter but now I like to shoot at paper targets!  :good2:
Scott and I enjoy plinking as well.  And we had planned on building a small range in the back, BUT, they built a subdivision behind our house, and I don't think it would be responsible to set up a range that way anymore.  Even though we do have 5 acres.  It just scares me, and Scott as well.
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Re: I Carry A Gun!
« Reply #13 on: Aug 12, 2016, 05:32:15 PM »
I wanna plink
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Re: I Carry A Gun!
« Reply #14 on: Aug 12, 2016, 05:58:57 PM »
You would be surprised where you can build a range.  I saw a video on YouTube where a guy has one in South Florida right down near the water.  He actually built the backstop against a shed on his property.  He calls the local police when he is going to use his range so if there are calls from people passing his house they will not come with lights and sirens.  Of course you might have to do some research to see if it is legal to shoot where you live. 

Come on up Bonnie.  I've got targets, etc for pistol shooting. 
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« Reply #15 on: Aug 12, 2016, 08:01:56 PM »
it is legal, our lot is zoned agri/residential.  and we can get the requisite 50 feet from the roadways easily (the lot is 225' wide).  I was telling scott and robert about it at dinner. and now they are contemplating.  we'll see.  There might actually be hope, as there is a section of the lot that does not have a house backed up to it, but rather a vacant lot with a retention pond.  but it is down the road. we want to get the ham shack set up first :wink5:
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Re: I Carry A Gun!
« Reply #16 on: Aug 14, 2016, 01:44:26 AM »
I prefer a long bow.

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Re: I Carry A Gun!
« Reply #17 on: Aug 15, 2016, 10:14:12 AM »
I'll start a new topic about our range.  This one was to provoke some thought on our 2nd Amendment rights as guaranteed by the Constitution.  There are those in government that think limiting those is a way to stop gun violence. 
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« Reply #18 on: Aug 15, 2016, 10:33:02 AM »
Well, I consider myself a Democrat and live in one of the nastiest states for gun laws. But I am very pro gun and Second Amendment rights.
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« Reply #19 on: Aug 15, 2016, 03:13:10 PM »
I'm pro gun and believe in the 2nd Amendment.
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« Reply #20 on: Aug 15, 2016, 07:47:50 PM »
I'm a registered republican (family harmony), consider myself independent, and i'll shoot the person who tries to take my guns...
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Re: I Carry A Gun!
« Reply #21 on: Aug 15, 2016, 11:11:30 PM »
We used to have paper targets in the barn.  We haven't practiced since the barn blew away.  We had signed up for the CWP class then Colby got sick and we didn't get to go. 

The news media is horrible.  Can't believe half of what they say.

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Re: I Carry A Gun!
« Reply #22 on: Aug 16, 2016, 09:45:38 AM »
Well, I consider myself a Democrat and live in one of the nastiest states for gun laws. But I am very pro gun and Second Amendment rights.

California is definitely one of the states with some very strict gun laws.  Some of those restrictions were just added recently.

I'm pro gun and believe in the 2nd Amendment.

Every person should have the right to defend themselves and their family.  That's what the 2nd Amendment says. 

I'm a registered republican (family harmony), consider myself independent, and i'll shoot the person who tries to take my guns...

I'm not registered anything.  I've made sure Dianna knows where all the important papers are in the house cause if they come for my guns, I'm taking as many as I can with me. 

We used to have paper targets in the barn.  We haven't practiced since the barn blew away.  We had signed up for the CWP class then Colby got sick and we didn't get to go. 

The news media is horrible.  Can't believe half of what they say.

Yes, the media today is about as corrupt as the politicians.  I can remember when they reported the news, instead of like today when they interject their opinions or a panel of expert opinions that aren't experts at all in anything but speculation.

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Re: I Carry A Gun!
« Reply #23 on: Aug 16, 2016, 11:37:35 AM »
We used to have paper targets in the barn.  We haven't practiced since the barn blew away.  We had signed up for the CWP class then Colby got sick and we didn't get to go. 

The news media is horrible.  Can't believe half of what they say.

Yes, the media today is about as corrupt as the politicians.  I can remember when they reported the news, instead of like today when they interject their opinions or a panel of expert opinions that aren't experts at all in anything but speculation.
And  that is why I don't pay near the attention to the news anymore.
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« Reply #24 on: Aug 16, 2016, 02:18:11 PM »
I do watch the news. I watch for the weather, mostly. And what is going on in the world (ie: the current flooding in the south). But you are right about the news today as opposed to the news of yesteryear. It's very opinionated and lopsided. Plus they suppress a lot of goings on that should be told.
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