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Old July 7, 2013, 09:36 AM   #1
BPowderkeg
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A slightly upset old phart

in the latest issue, which i do not have nearby, the editorial about hoarding and training touched off an angry moment for me, long before this ammo and reloading component "shortage" come about i was buying ammo and components for that "just in case" scenario, when a "good deal" or "sale" came about i thought it prudent to "stock up".., so let's just say i am well supplied, then come the training part, THAT has always struck me the wrong way.., why ? i am 75 Y.o., with two bad knees, a titanium neck, two heart stents, other old minor injuries, i spent 25 years in the military, i know how to shoot accurately out to 500 yds. if NEEDED, i also know how and what to shoot indoors if NEEDED.

"training" may be necessary for the kids, but give us older folks a break and suggest a few "tips" from time to time what a crippled up old fart can do to improve our chances of survival, IF we ever need to defend our homes and loved ones from a home invasion, personally i believe i am well equipped for such a scenario with alarms, security lights, cameras, etc.

ooooh ! i very rarely ever go to "town" but when i do a carry two pieces.

that's all, thank you for letting me vent !!
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Old July 7, 2013, 01:45 PM   #2
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First thank you for your service. Also, thank you for taking the time to post.

Like your post, my editorial was basically a rant after seeing someone buy ammo in calibers he did not even have guns for and reloading components when he was not a reloader.

We have run articles in the past on tactics/training for persons with disabilities and will likely do so in the future.

Thanks again for your feedback.
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Old July 7, 2013, 02:34 PM   #3
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Re: A slightly upset old phart

I know you're pain powderkeg! 6 years in the US Army in the early 70's left me a bad back, bad hip, bad knee, bad ankle, and bad memories. I'm to old to fight and I'm not gonna run! Handguns, shotguns and a very protective dog help keep me and mine safe. Stay alert and always aware of surroundings and situation. Any tips or advice always welcome. Stay safe!
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Old July 9, 2013, 08:36 AM   #4
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Denny, do you have an index for the "Old Fart" defensive tactics ?

i have a large collection of SWAT magazines.


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Old July 11, 2013, 07:01 PM   #5
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I'll have to search through my back issues.
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