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#381467 - 01/05/12 12:55 AM off topic... i'm not crazy, I just like guns...
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Registered: 05/06/09
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... Hell I only have one rifle but wouldn't mind having maybe two more and a handgun or something. I just find that shooting a half inch steel plate at 100yards with a 1943 Mosin Nagant that fires a big ass bullet (7.62x54mmR), and kicks like a mule is f**kin awesome!!! It's a lot of fun but I'm always safe about it. Like uber safe. Like "it's always loaded even if it's not"
I was just wondering if there's other survivors out there who like to go shooting/trust themselves with a firearm.
I always wanted to own one since I was a kid and now I have one.
Me and my inner child have succeeded.

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#381469 - 01/05/12 01:03 AM Re: off topic... i'm not crazy, I just like guns... [Re: kinghenri]
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Originally Posted By: kinghenri

I was just wondering if there's other survivors out there who like to go shooting/trust themselves with a firearm.


I REALLY don't know why we let ourselves fall into any qualification category like that. Don't do that to yourself. There's NO reason to not trust yourself because of being a survivor. You want to NOT trust yourself if yer honest with yourself and know you are not responsible.


But yeah...me too since I was 6. Dad gave me my first .22 at 6. I grew up with safety course after safety course..then police training, then govt training, then more police training...I have a stack of training certificates a mile thick. IMO....TRAINING is a must and NO ONE should adopt a gun until they take FORMAL training.

OK...Seriousness aside:
Here's a picture of what this stuff can do to you if you begin at such an early age though:

Parents take notice...Parents take ACTION! Don't let your kids end up like me! Kids....stay in school!!!





Edited by Robbie Brown (01/05/12 06:47 PM)
Edit Reason: picture change to rifle assembly
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#381472 - 01/05/12 01:56 AM Re: off topic... i'm not crazy, I just like guns... [Re: Still]
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Wow man! Nice one!
I think I'll stick to the mosin for now. Maybe an AR one day.
It's a fun, safe hobby though and a great way to blow off steam.
And the whole trusting yourself thing was probably just negative self-talk seeping out.
My next one will be a Mauser k98k or a Tokarev SVT-40. The latter being more convenient as it would share ammo with my current rifle.
Thanks for the reply Robbie Brown! Glad to know i'm not alone in my hobby!

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#381473 - 01/05/12 02:00 AM Re: off topic... i'm not crazy, I just like guns... [Re: kinghenri]
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Here is the Mosin Nagant "Ivan"

[img:left]https://dl-web.dropbox.com/get/Photos/rifle/2011-11-19%2011.53.18.jpg?w=98197354[/img]



Edited by kinghenri (01/05/12 02:05 AM)
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#381485 - 01/05/12 07:50 AM Re: off topic... i'm not crazy, I just like guns... [Re: kinghenri]
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Argh! You got a site-lock on that. Check your permissions for that one photo.

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#381502 - 01/05/12 10:43 AM Re: off topic... i'm not crazy, I just like guns... [Re: Still]
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Plagued by constant misery,
Their eyes cast down,
Fixed upon the ground,
Their eyes cast down

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#381557 - 01/05/12 05:48 PM Re: off topic... i'm not crazy, I just like guns... [Re: kinghenri]
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Oh that's sahhweeeeeet! And yer poking HOLES in 1/4 steel at 100 yards!?!?!

Dang! Don't let the Army discover that, cuz they got some jobs fer ya.

OH....How I wish I had the desert for shooting.

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#381563 - 01/05/12 06:19 PM Re: off topic... i'm not crazy, I just like guns... [Re: Still]
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Edited by Disappointed (01/15/12 08:56 AM)
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#381566 - 01/05/12 06:44 PM Re: off topic... i'm not crazy, I just like guns... [Re: Disappointed]
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Can I take my picture down now?

yes...I'm gonna...



Friends don't let friends shoot AKs


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#381590 - 01/05/12 09:55 PM Re: off topic... i'm not crazy, I just like guns... [Re: Still]
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Lol. Of course Robbie, but it's too late, we all know you're a badass now!!



Edited by kinghenri (01/05/12 09:56 PM)
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Their eyes cast down

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