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Old July 3, 2005, 02:09 AM   #26
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What do you mean "MIGHT" be a gun nut? There is absolutely NO doubt in my mind...

But for those that do wonder -

if your favorite newspaper lacks a business section, an entertainment section, and comics because it is really a firearms wish cataloge...

or if you keep back issues of such publications much longer than the adds' prices could ever be expected to be honored...

or if you undertake other hobbies (like leathercraft, reloading, wood finishing, lathe operation, metal plating, etc.) because it would be useful in furthering your interest in firearms...

Yeah, I don't wonder at all if I might be a gun nut.

Doesn't worry me either!
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Old July 3, 2005, 02:17 AM   #27
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I don't appreciate you guys talking about me behind my back like this.

I'm going to go pout at the gun store.....
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Old July 3, 2005, 02:54 AM   #28
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You might be a gun nut... if you're constantly finding .38 brass on the deck that you somehow missed.
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Old July 3, 2005, 05:10 PM   #29
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If you ever bought a gun because you already had dies to load for it.
If co-workers have guns for sale, they come see you first.
If you ever contemplate strategy for sneaking a new gun past the significant other.
If you drive a 22 year old car with 270,000 miles everywhere, because a car payment would cut into the gun fund. (84 Olds 88 Diesel)
If you've ever been held up at the airport because you had used your carry on bag as a range bag the day before.
If opening the door on any vehicle you own is accompanied by the sound of brass falling out.
These all sound familiar to me!!!
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Old July 3, 2005, 05:35 PM   #30
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mmmm...

you have lost track of how many rounds you have fired through your guns.


anyone here use hopps9 for after shave?????
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Old July 3, 2005, 10:41 PM   #31
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You may be a gun nut if...

Not me, nope...nuh uh...

Granted I did just spent 3 hrs in TFL archives going back to 1999 doing research.

Gabe McMillian on rifles, labgrade on sneaking up and going "boo" at deer [ miss those now gone...sniff]

Tamara and LawDog's vehicle accidents, survived the LawDog files again, along with the Hottentots by Mike Irwin, and no matter how many times I read it "duct tapped ceramic plates for .308" by a mall ninja - I lose it.

CRSam's advice and him taking "alternate routes" - he never gets lost...took tours of various Library sources [ Thomas.LOC.gov]...

...me a gun nut ...can't be. All I was doing was looking for something in reference to Colt Woodsmans...got a "wee bit sidetracked" - but had one helluva of time.

Now where was I headed? Oh yeah...http://www.colt22.com/

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Old July 4, 2005, 03:15 PM   #32
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You might be a gun nut if you can flip the top of your coffee table over & use it for a gun cleaning stand.
My wife even calls me a gun nut. (Well, nut anyway)
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Old July 4, 2005, 06:34 PM   #33
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If you give all your guns names!

If the smell of Hoppe's #9 really turns you on!

If you would rather go gun shopping than jewelry shopping.

If you take a part-time job in a gun shop just so you can feed your habit.

If the inmates are afraid of you! (I work in a prison)

If you spend all of your free time at home on gun forums or reading gun magazines and books.

If you buy a gun on the 4th of July just because it seems the right thing to do to celebrate. (Ruger Vaquero)
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Old July 4, 2005, 07:19 PM   #34
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After cleaning the house you clean your guns
so your house have a clean fresh sent of hoope's # 9
all day
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Old July 5, 2005, 10:05 AM   #35
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BEFORE cleaning your house, you clean your guns.
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Old July 5, 2005, 02:45 PM   #36
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Quote:
when children are coming over you have to run around and de-gun the house.
LMAO.....guilty, sooo guilty.
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Old July 5, 2005, 03:14 PM   #37
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You almost never clean your house, but your guns are always spotless.

When you do clean you use Hoppes for everything from the toliet to the kitchen floor to the dishes, because you don't own any other cleaning products.

You keep a package of cleaning patches in the bathroom because "one of these days you're going to remember to buy some toliet paper".

You order take out every night because your oven is always full of gun parts being refinished.

You destroyed your microwave trying to refinish gun parts faster.
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Old July 5, 2005, 03:26 PM   #38
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I used to laugh when I saw my mail man.I got EVERY gun mag published.I also got a subscription for Martha Stewart Living, and Home Beautifull for my girlfriend but they came addressed to me. Probably thought I had the cleanest guns around.


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Old July 5, 2005, 04:52 PM   #39
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The local gunshop owner went to my Dads funeral. Does that count?
AND he retired less that a year later....
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Old July 5, 2005, 05:01 PM   #40
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"You keep a package of cleaning patches in the bathroom because "one of these days you're going to remember to buy some toliet paper".

ROFLMAO! For me it's usually an old copy of "Shotgun News" .
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Old July 5, 2005, 06:20 PM   #41
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Capt Charlie, actually the answer is, "you would rather air dry than use your old Shotgun News"!
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Old July 5, 2005, 08:33 PM   #42
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Update to my earlier post:
You might be a gun nut if on a trip to Wal-mart you run to find your wife and take her to the jewelry counter and spend money on her (because she is special to you!). Then on the way out you go back by the gun department and buy the rifle you saw when you first came in.
A Henry Big Boy 44 (and fifty empty brass cartridges) now resides in my gun cabinet (and a new ring on my wifes finger, there went this years bonus check)
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Old July 5, 2005, 08:55 PM   #43
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You might be a gun nut if you sleep on a $50 air matress because buying a real bed would mean one less gun you could potentially buy.
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Old July 5, 2005, 08:56 PM   #44
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You may be a gun nut if your "wish list" of firearms easily out values the cost of your house, car, pretty much every other none firearm possesion you own.
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Old July 5, 2005, 08:58 PM   #45
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Ummmm....

My dogs are named "Cooper" and "Colonel Jeff"....I think I might be a gun nut



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Old July 5, 2005, 09:22 PM   #46
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When you dont want to clean out the trunk of your car because then you would lose count of how much ammo you fired last week
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Old July 5, 2005, 09:31 PM   #47
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.... when you get your FFL03 and you shake like a leaf from excitment when you sign a copy over at a local store and you DON'T have to wait that extra 5 minutes for a check.

.... When You actually look forward to completely breaking down a gun because you have to clean off the cosmo (and I'm talking down to the last screw/pin on some of them ).

.... When you look at the gun "****" on the boards and realize that you don't have penis envy, you have gun envy

(if that last one was out of line, please delete).

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Old July 6, 2005, 07:15 PM   #48
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If the smell of federal shells being fired is better than anything you can remember smelling.

If you can't have fun without something going BOOM!

If the value and usage of your guns exceeds that of your car, or anything else you own. (not really fair in my case because I can't drive my volvo station wagon 'cause I'm 15)

If your friends don't like watching action movies, playing videogames with you because you constantly say how unrealistic everything is or just start naming all of the guns you see.

When people ask you a gun related question they lose interest because the answer is so long and complicated.

If your friend tells you that his brother got a gun and you ask him what it was and he doesn't know.......so you proceed to ask him details about it so that you can figure out what it is so that you can say: He should have bought a...

If you have a shotgun shell collection with shells 7 different colors.

You can't get your point across in a gun rights debate because your answers get far too complicated by going into EXACTLY how a particular gun works. (Can I get an amen skeetin'870?)

If when you talk to someone you don't know at school and they say "You're that gun guy right?"
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Old July 6, 2005, 08:38 PM   #49
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You can't get your point across in a gun rights debate because your answers get far too complicated by going into EXACTLY how a particular gun works. (Can I get an amen skeetin'870?)
Amen my brother amen.
Our school is full of antis and getting into a gun control debate somebody said that shooting holes in concentric circles on paper is training to kill somebody. And that assault weapons are weapons that can kill.
I need to get a new set of assault weapons cause mine dont seem to kill people. Just concentric circles and clay pidgeons
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Old July 6, 2005, 10:32 PM   #50
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Yeah, I've noticed that my firearms aren't worth anything either. They go out and "kill people" but mine haven't in over the 20 years that I've owned a couple of them, the 10 years that I'm owned half of them, and 30 years since I'm owned all of them.

Stupid guns

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