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    Re: Do you own of have you ever shot a gun?

    Oh ya. I almost forgot.
    An M61 Vulcan cannon. Different experience.

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    Re: Do you own of have you ever shot a gun?

    Fool me once...shame on you.
    Fool me twice...shame on me.
    Fool me three times? Obviously neither you or your #3 are mentally healthy enough to own a gun.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gameboy View Post
    Oh ya. I almost forgot.
    An M61 Vulcan cannon. Different experience.
    Did you mow down any Klingons or Romulans?
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    We better stop...Hey, what's that sound? Everybody look - what's going down?

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    Re: Do you own of have you ever shot a gun?

    I used to hunt, but it just never really did anything for me. But hey, if someone else wants to freeze their ass walking around in the woods stalking bambi, I'd be more than happy to eat some of the venison...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Blondie View Post
    Moonie just because YOU might do the right thing with a gun doesn't mean EVERYONE will. That is the point gun owners such as yourself are failing to realize.

    And this was husband #1 I speak of. Husband #2 was the cheater .. Coastal is #3 and I stop with him! Thank GOD #3 was my lucky number!!

    Husband #1 and I were married not to long after highschool. Yes he had some issues and the gun enhanced them. people do buy guns for wrong reasons EVEN if they have NO criminal back ground. It can happen and it does happen. And as we can see it is getting worse .. and its time we make stricter regulations so that even the half sane can't just buy a gun to intimidate others!
    Sorry, I didn't know you were married before husband #2, I thought he was husband #1. (Damn, I think I need a scorecard) Well, I hope you and Coastal never get divorced or I'll have to start calling you Liz.

    Like I said, "Maybe I'm the one that's na´ve", However, all the people that I hunt with and all the gunowners that I know are much the same as I. Safety is paramount, you don't pull a gun unless you intend to use it, and you practice your skills as much as you can.

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    Quote Originally Posted by YardRat View Post
    Fool me once...shame on you.
    Fool me twice...shame on me.
    Fool me three times? Obviously neither you or your #3 are mentally healthy enough to own a gun.

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    Did you mow down any Klingons or Romulans?
    No.
    The Vulcan cannon is an F-18 gun. Not Star Trek related.

    My most favorite memory of it is getting a brand new bright yellow bus to shoot. The thing shoots about 100 rounds a second, with armor piercing incendiary rounds. About one of ten is a tracer. You roll in at about 500 knots, align the heads up display aiming symbol and fire, arriving over the target at about the same time the rounds do. I remember seeing the bus just explode.
    Some things are fun.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pmoon6 View Post
    That's why when the **** hits the fan, the men with be out getting the meat and we will have you tending the garden, washing the lettuce and tomatoes for the salad. Can you grow some herbs too? I like a some fresh Italian seasonings.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeInRoch View Post
    I used to hunt, but it just never really did anything for me. But hey, if someone else wants to freeze their ass walking around in the woods stalking bambi, I'd be more than happy to eat some of the venison...
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    Quote Originally Posted by pmoon6 View Post
    Sorry, I didn't know you were married before husband #2, I thought he was husband #1. (Damn, I think I need a scorecard) Well, I hope you and Coastal never get divorced or I'll have to start calling you Liz.

    Like I said, "Maybe I'm the one that's na´ve", However, all the people that I hunt with and all the gunowners that I know are much the same as I. Safety is paramount, you don't pull a gun unless you intend to use it, and you practice your skills as much as you can.
    I guess that is the difference between a country boy having a gun for hunting vs. a city boy having a gun for "protection" .. it is all in what you need the gun for. Interesting you never hear of a hunter snapping and going on a shooting spree for innocent victims ... yet it seems all these "crazy" non-criminal city shooters are NOT hunters. Maybe that is why they should be stricter gun regulations.
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    Re: Do you own of have you ever shot a gun?

    Quote Originally Posted by pmoon6 View Post
    That's why when the **** hits the fan, the men with be out getting the meat and we will have you tending the garden, washing the lettuce and tomatoes for the salad. Can you grow some herbs too? I like a some fresh Italian seasonings.
    Yes sir!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Downinfloflo View Post
    Yes sir!
    Yes, we would need you to cultivate something to alleviate boredom and help with cabin fever in the winter.

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    Re: Do you own of have you ever shot a gun?

    I like ground venison as a basis for chili, too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pmoon6 View Post
    That's why when the **** hits the fan, the men with be out getting the meat and we will have you tending the garden, washing the lettuce and tomatoes for the salad. Can you grow some herbs too? I like a some fresh Italian seasonings.
    You think I haven't thought this through?

    Guess who's gonna hang back and "comfort" your women while you and your gun buddies are bro'ing it up out in the woods?

    THIS GUY.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pmoon6 View Post
    We don't want you firing anything above a BB gun. You might hurt yourself.
    I've shot a crap load of guns in my life... mostly growing up.

    my dad was the hunter. Took me a few times.. Standing there in the woods for hours. It was cold and gorgeous and there was no way I was killing anything.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pmoon6 View Post
    Yes, we would need you to cultivate something to alleviate boredom and help with cabin fever in the winter.
    Cool,I can bring my guitars.

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    I've never touched a real gun.

    I've killed mice with glue traps & snap traps, squashed bugs, but I've never seen the need to shoot any of them because I don't like bullet holes in my walls.

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    Quote Originally Posted by coastal View Post
    I've shot a crap load of guns in my life... mostly growing up.

    my dad was the hunter. Took me a few times.. Standing there in the woods for hours. It was cold and gorgeous and there was no way I was killing anything.
    You continue to surpise, but we also get an understanding why you moved to Florida.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Downinfloflo View Post
    Cool,I can bring my guitars.
    ..and a Marshall stack? Piano would be good as well. I always wanted to learn.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pmoon6 View Post
    ..and a Marshall stack? Piano would be good as well. I always wanted to learn.
    Marshall head with Mesa Boogie cabinet.

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    i have a mini cannon. does that count?
    It's coming...

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    Re: Do you own of have you ever shot a gun?

    Quote Originally Posted by X-Era View Post
    I'm interested to take a poll.


    1. Do you own a gun?
    2. Have you ever killed an animal with a gun?
    3. Have you ever shot skeet?
    4. Have you ever shot targets?
    5. What kind of gun(s) have you shot?
    1. No I don't own a gun
    2. No, I've never shot an animal, and I don't think I could. I don't have a problem with other people hunting as long as they eat what they kill, but I just like animals too much to pull the trigger myself (and yes, I realize that, as a meat eater, that's a bit hypocritical).
    3. No I've never shot skeet. I had the opportunity but I was young and small and was afraid of the kickback from the shotgun.
    4. Yes I've shot targets, but it's probably been 12 years.
    5. AR-15, .22 rifle, British Enfield sniper rifle, Lugar handgun. There may have been a couple more- my friend and his buddy had a whole collection that they brought to the range with them and I don't recall every single one that I tried.

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