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how many of you own a gun?


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#16    shrooma

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 12:17 AM

I can understand that spartan!!
when I was younger, I joined the T.A. (kinda like your reserves) JUST so I could shoot their rifles!
(didn't last long, i'm not a lover of authority figures and got kicked out, but the shooting was awesome!)

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 12:23 AM

Just purchased a Swedish Mauser, have yet to fire it. I'm Canadian.

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 12:26 AM

handgun, or rifle than?

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 12:36 AM

16 ga. bolt action, 20 ga. pump, 22 semi auto, 357 mag and a pellet gun if you want to include that.
Used to hunt rabbits,squirrels and quail but since outfitters came in and bought land I hunted on
years back I no longer can hunt there. My guns mostly just set on the gun rack collecting dust.

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 12:36 AM

and from the other side ...

My grandfather and his two brothers all committed suicide.  And I've struggled with chronic depression most of my life.

It would not be a good decision for me to have one.

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 12:49 AM

3, all shotguns.


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Posted 23 April 2013 - 12:58 AM

View PostJ. K., on 23 April 2013 - 12:36 AM, said:

and from the other side ...

My grandfather and his two brothers all committed suicide.  And I've struggled with chronic depression most of my life.

It would not be a good decision for me to have one.
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sorry to hear that J.K.
you must be the only person in texas who doesn't own one, but being safe is always better than being sorry I guess.....

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 12:59 AM

I own one a BAD-A**(just kidding)  .17cal hr savage. hope to safe up enough to get a Sig 9mm and my concealed carry. I like to do alot of back country hiking and the added protection for my family.

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 01:00 AM

View PostHawkin, on 23 April 2013 - 12:36 AM, said:

Used to hunt rabbits,squirrels and quail but since outfitters came in and bought land I hunted on
years back I no longer can hunt there. My guns mostly just set on the gun rack collecting dust.
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do you miss it then hawkin?

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 01:03 AM

View PostMiskatonicGrad, on 23 April 2013 - 12:59 AM, said:

I like to do alot of back country hiking and the added protection for my family.
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protection from animals when you're hiking misk, or from people when you're at home? or both?

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 01:13 AM

I have a cop who is the head of the gang taskforce, two sherriff deputies, and a game warden that live on my road so crime isn't a problem in my nieghborhood so mostly from animals you never know when a black bear might want to get frisky with the misses.

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 01:14 AM

View Postshrooma, on 23 April 2013 - 12:26 AM, said:

handgun, or rifle than?

Rifle, don't want the hassle of owning a Pistol. Its a beautiful old rifle.

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 01:26 AM

View PostMiskatonicGrad, on 23 April 2013 - 01:13 AM, said:

mostly from animals you never know when a black bear might want to get frisky with the misses.
:-D
over here, the scariest things we have to contend with are over-zealous sellers of 'the watchtower....'
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Edited by shrooma, 23 April 2013 - 01:31 AM.

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 01:33 AM

View PostThanato, on 23 April 2013 - 01:14 AM, said:



Rifle, don't want the hassle of owning a pistol
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I don't understand than, why would owning a handgun be a hassle?

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 01:41 AM

My husband won't let me tell you, he said you could be a cop.





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