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Old June 8, 2013, 10:51 PM   #201
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"I see those guys on TV and movies holding their guns sideways when they shoot. Is that something I should learn to do?"

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"No. If you do that, the path of the bullet will go right. Hold the gun vertical and the bullet will drop down, staying over the area of the guy you're trying to shoot."



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Old June 8, 2013, 11:02 PM   #202
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The UN small-arms treaty will take effect whether or not the Senate ratifies it, and that will allow them to read all our emails. Yeesh.
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Old June 8, 2013, 11:50 PM   #203
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Turn off your cellphone before going to a gun store. If you don't, the gubment will record your GPS and network location as being a gun owner.

(And if the place is really hoppin')

Oh I always do. Gunshows too.


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Old June 9, 2013, 12:33 AM   #204
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Re: Goofy Things Said At Gun Shops

"The 45 invented knockdown power"




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Old June 9, 2013, 03:37 AM   #205
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Goofy Things Said At Gun Shops

What store are you at BigTex? Or at least what locale?
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Old June 9, 2013, 07:05 AM   #206
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Old June 9, 2013, 09:21 AM   #207
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I heard this one yesterday. Guy looking at some pmc .223 fmj says to clerk, " do you have anything that's not full metal jacket? I need some hollow points, cuz I'm just going plinking."
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Old June 9, 2013, 07:46 PM   #208
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Re: Goofy Things Said At Gun Shops

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I heard this one yesterday. Guy looking at some pmc .223 fmj says to clerk, " do you have anything that's not full metal jacket? I need some hollow points, cuz I'm just going plinking."
I hear that alot.


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Old June 10, 2013, 01:02 PM   #209
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I overheard an employee at my LGS tell another employee, "I would never own a Glock unless it was a .45. All the other ones are worthless." This happened while I was in the process of handing money over the counter for a brand new G19 9mm!
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Old June 10, 2013, 02:00 PM   #210
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I was at a big box store in January standing at the gun counter and a guy behind me asks the guy at the counter if they had any ARs. The guy working there said they didn't but it would be stupid to buy one anyway because the UN forces are going to be here within two weeks to take all our guns. When they find out we aren't giving them up without a fight, they'll drop their guns and run and we can just pick them up and keep them for free. I kind of chuckled because I thought he was joking about people exaggerating the new gun control laws that were in the news at the time. He got very upset with me, told me he was dead serious, and told me I had to leave.
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Old June 10, 2013, 02:37 PM   #211
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...The guy working there said they didn't but it would be stupid to buy one anyway because the UN forces are going to be here within two weeks to take all our guns....
I think that kind of line from a clerk would, at least for me, earn a letter - "Dear Mr Big Box CEO...Are you aware of what kind of stuff your employee is saying?" That kind of nonsense is just plain bad for business, bad for the gun hobby and surely not something any business advocates or tolerates. Particularly the "kicked me out for thinking he wasn't serious" part.


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Old June 10, 2013, 02:46 PM   #212
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I had a chat with the store manager and got an apology, the guy was sent home for the day, and they gave me a $20 gift certificate. I was actually going to let it go and just not go back and maybe write an email, since it's 180 miles from me anyway but another customer overheard and complained and the manager caught me and my wife on the way out.
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Old June 10, 2013, 03:22 PM   #213
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Re: Goofy Things Said At Gun Shops

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I was at a big box store in January standing at the gun counter and a guy behind me asks the guy at the counter if they had any ARs. The guy working there said they didn't but it would be stupid to buy one anyway because the UN forces are going to be here within two weeks to take all our guns. When they find out we aren't giving them up without a fight, they'll drop their guns and run and we can just pick them up and keep them for free. I kind of chuckled because I thought he was joking about people exaggerating the new gun control laws that were in the news at the time. He got very upset with me, told me he was dead serious, and told me I had to leave.
That about takes the cake right there. People are idiots!



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Old June 10, 2013, 03:43 PM   #214
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Old June 12, 2013, 09:43 AM   #215
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I had someone ask me what size bullet he needed to load the clips of his Glock 40. I thought he meant weight so I said 165-180 grain should work fine. He then pointed at some 115gr 9mm and asked if these would work. Apparently he didn't understand that his Glock foe-t meant it shot .40 caliber ammunition. I then backed off the conversation and let the newly arrived sales rep handle things.

Wow....just wow!

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Old June 12, 2013, 02:32 PM   #216
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Heard at The Evil Pawn Shop,,,

Heard at The Evil Pawn Shop,,,
Just this lunch hour.

I was looking at a used Cricket 22 rifle,,,
I asked The Evil Pawn Shop Guy how much he wanted for it.

"Aarond, c'mon now,,, Don't you already have enough guns?"

I couldn't believe my ears,,,
I went and gave his water bottle a good sniff.

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Old June 12, 2013, 02:50 PM   #217
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"Enough guns?"

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Old June 12, 2013, 07:23 PM   #218
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Aarond needs lots of guns, as he is in Oklahoma.

If he owns lots of them, then he can walk the fields and find a few of his after the next tornado attack

Seriously, those poor people got clobbered and I'm sure some shooters lost some nice guns. Or ended up with a much rougher finish on them after the gun safe stopped tumbling.

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Old June 14, 2013, 04:26 PM   #219
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Hello Bart,,,

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I'm sure some shooters lost some nice guns.
Or ended up with a much rougher finish on them after the gun safe stopped tumbling.
You got that right my friend.

In the May 3rd, 1999 tornado swarn that hit Moore,,,
My Sister took that F-5 tornado head on,,,
Her house was completely gone,,,
Not destroyed, but gone.

My Brother-in law's 600 pound gun safe was found over 1/4 mile away,,,
He was able to salvage all but one shotgun from the bunch,,,
But all of the wood was severely damaged,,,
With lots of dings to the metal.

He had some very nice traditional hunting rifles,,,
It was absolutely heartbreaking.

My sister's Model 36 that was in her dresser was never seen again,,,
Also my brother-in-law's Ford F-150 was never found,,,
It had a WW-II vintage 1911 in the tool box.

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Old June 14, 2013, 05:11 PM   #220
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Re: Goofy Things Said At Gun Shops

Dang Aarond! That sucks!



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Old June 14, 2013, 09:32 PM   #221
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My heart sank a little reading that, Aarond.
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Old June 17, 2013, 11:35 AM   #222
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There was one sporting goods store in Moore,,,

There was one sporting goods store in Moore,,,
Whose owner said to bring in any "found" firearms.

He would strip and clean them as best he could,,,
It's my understanding that they were turned over to the Moore PD
And he also established a website where you could search for the weapons he saved.

Tornados are such messy things.

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Old June 18, 2013, 04:41 AM   #223
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Found in youtube; a private security employee was complaining that the company only give him an airgun instead a firearm. But he was OK because he can "shoot any intruder in the eye".

Sadly, there is lot of people with that mentality.
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Old June 18, 2013, 01:30 PM   #224
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Aarond how do you prove it is your gun? keep records yourself or what?

could you legally keep it if you found it?
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Old June 18, 2013, 01:38 PM   #225
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could you legally keep it if you found it?
Legally, perhaps -- ethically, not so much, IMO. How do you feel about the idea that someone might do that with your gun?

As to identifying a found gun as yours, that's what photos and records of serial numbers are for... and you should always have those, in case a gun is stolen or lost in some other way.
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