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Old October 25, 2010, 11:36 PM   #1
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Yard Gun

What do you carry as your yard gun?
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Old October 25, 2010, 11:40 PM   #2
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Always got my P3at also got an old rem 511 scoremaster for any varmits.
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Old October 25, 2010, 11:41 PM   #3
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My Ruger SP101 fits just right on my side.
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Old October 26, 2010, 07:36 AM   #4
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Nylon 66, Ruger Mark II, and Springfield GI.
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Old October 26, 2010, 08:54 AM   #5
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There's a 12 gauge single shot leaned up against the wall of the shed
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Old October 26, 2010, 08:56 AM   #6
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But currently, following left shoulder surgery, a Ruger Super Single Six .22 until I can lift a rifle again.
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Old October 26, 2010, 09:31 AM   #7
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Just my M&P 45 that I have on inside, out back, or in the front yard.
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Old October 26, 2010, 09:45 AM   #8
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Define yard?

Usually a J frame in my pocket.
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Old October 26, 2010, 10:24 AM   #9
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The yard gun is one that is with you while doing outside chores around the house.
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Old October 26, 2010, 12:33 PM   #10
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No predators to worry about except for the 2 legged kind <well maybe stray dogs or coyotes>........so.....Used to be a CZ-82. Now it's a P-11. Both has the same capacity of 12+1 but the 9x19 packs a little more punch and I love the true DAO
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Old October 26, 2010, 01:19 PM   #11
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Yard/Truck Guns

As a ready long gun around the house I keep a 22 Romanian trainer on the wall with 2 magazines, 1 with CCI HP, another with Aquila sub-sonic.
20 ga single barrel with #6, #8 and buckshot handy.
In the pick-up, ammo as well so I just leave "house stash" alone.
Ithaca 37 at bedside, 00 and some express #4 with it.
Get a small plastic bottle and cut off top. Stick the end of barrel in it when the muzzle is in the floot board, protects your crown.
And of course whatever I am concealed carrying this week.
I am not of the "one gun" school, I practice with them all, carry several differant handguns.

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Old October 26, 2010, 02:09 PM   #12
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Depends on the mood. I rotate the G19 and the RIA compact/tactical 1911 regularly. Long guns also change with season/mood. Marlin 336 30-30 WASR AK-47 or the winchester 243. I also like to mix it up if you can't tell
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Old October 26, 2010, 02:13 PM   #13
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Typically a .22cal Beeman air rifle (break action type) hanging just inside the workshop door for most yard pests.

Whatever CCW I would be carrying anyway.

The area near where I live used to be a popular spot for various illegal transactions (hookiing, drugs, etc) and we had to deal with some of the traffic to and from.

A couple of years of cooperative work with the local police dept and the neighbors has made that area very UN-popular and evenings are restfully quiet these days.
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Old October 26, 2010, 04:02 PM   #14
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one that is with you while doing outside chores around the house
When the yard is over 4000 acres you can carry whatever you want.

My 4 dogs are with me out there, better than a gun, a gun cant alert you to strangers like my dog can. Then again, never had anyone come up to me when out doing my chores.


I dont always carry a weapon, but when I do, it is a 1911 in .45

Stay safe my friends...
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Old October 26, 2010, 05:49 PM   #15
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For most of the yard / shop it's a LCR , if mowing near the road a stainless GP100 in a slightly too small holster for visual presence.
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Old October 26, 2010, 06:27 PM   #16
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A Para SKS with the tactical muzzle break and a chest bandolier carrying 300 rounds for any immediate social needs. I have this over my normal 5.11 combat shirt/jacket and trousers and level II kevlar. I do not normally feel the need for ceramic plates but I have one set inside the front door and another set stashed "somewhere else". I also have a Glock 20 with 4 mags loaded with high tech Extreme Shock ammo that only operators can get legally, but I have the paperwork to prove who I am. I have a "BUG" which stands for "Back Up Gun" on my ankle (Ruger SP101) also loaded with the best, Extreme Shock instant incapacitation ammunition. I have a variety of weapons "salted" throughout the compound which covers 3/4 of an acre, so you can see I might need a "New York Reload" at any time if the SHTF and I am out back in the bush TCB keeping my skill set sharp. I take this stuff seriously unlike many folks who think it is a game. I also have a built in alarm system with my Irish Setter/Shar Pei cross which I trained myself for security work. I also have a goose that is not afraid to honk when a potential "Tango" is spotted. I hope this helps.
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Old October 26, 2010, 06:39 PM   #17
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Two funnies in one thread is killing me, jhenry and markj got my vote for funny, I usually have my j frame with me.
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Old October 26, 2010, 09:53 PM   #18
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Simply my EDCs, namely a Kimber UCDP in .45 ACP, open carried while home, and a Glock 29, open carried when at the northern property.
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Old October 26, 2010, 10:06 PM   #19
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Old October 26, 2010, 10:54 PM   #20
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I live on the lake, but in a pretty developed area. The main unwelcome critters I run into around the yard are cottonmouths and copperheads. I carry an S&W J-frame 442 loaded shotshell-JHP-shotshell-JHP-JHP when doing yardwork.
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Old October 26, 2010, 11:58 PM   #21
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To get into my yard, you have to get past the Claymores, so I can just sunbathe in my thong (and tuque in the winter) with my clacker in one hand and mojito in the other

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Old October 27, 2010, 12:15 AM   #22
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Claymores, thongs, and tuques

WA, you made me go google something.... Funny, I'd heard Bob and Doug McKenzie talk and even sing about tuques, but I never realized that's how the word is spelled.

So, do you have exploding Claymores, or the types wielded by Highlanders?

I'm working very hard NOT to picture a bunch of kilted bodyguards, watching over your thong-clad, mojito-tippling self...
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Old October 27, 2010, 02:53 PM   #23
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I do not normally feel the need for ceramic plates but I have one set inside the front door and another set stashed "somewhere else".
Dont you put one in a holder on your back in case of snipers? duct tape it on?


Most farmers have a 22 in the cab, some have something bigger, best not mess with them farmers.

Is that thong a hello kitty or a power rangers g force?
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Old October 27, 2010, 03:05 PM   #24
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I'm working very hard NOT to picture a bunch of kilted bodyguards, watching over your thong-clad, mojito-tippling self...
Kilts, LOL.

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Is that thong a hello kitty or a power rangers g force?
Hello Kitty of course! I even have Hello Kitty wallpaper on my phone!

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Old October 28, 2010, 10:26 AM   #25
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Any favorite holsters/methods for carrying your yard gun?
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