A little gun porn

Discussion in 'Sports & Outdoor Adventure' started by Yamaki, Mar 2, 2016.

  1. Alobar

    Alobar Pulling out of the Last Chance Texaco.. Subscriber

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    I think this thread is going to get shut down if we keep harping about gun politics. Hope that doesn't happen. I think we all are aware of the laws..
    More porn,less politics! :biggrin:
     
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  2. John James

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    ^ ^ ^

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  3. Yamaki

    Yamaki Not For Hire Subscriber

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    Gentlemen...please, this is a thread to display your gun porn, not a thread to debate rules, regulations, 2A issues or the like.

    Thank you.
     
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  4. MaxxVolume

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    When I was in the military (back in another lifetime :)), EVERY soldier I met from Tennessee was a great marksman.... they must train them well from an early age....
     
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  5. Yamaki

    Yamaki Not For Hire Subscriber

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    Well, that seems appropriate. Sergeant Alvin York, WW1 MOH recipient, was born in Tennessee. They are obviously following in his footsteps. :thumbsup:
     
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  6. usedto

    usedto Lunatic Member

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    I had to buy my wife a S&W 686 .357 Mag so she'd give this back to me -

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  7. Joel66

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    :bowdown: That is beautiful. By the way, that's just something in my eye *sniff* I promise.
     
  8. Tom Brennan

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    I'll take high wages, good workmen's comp and unemployment insurance and first rate ethnic restaurants and Phil's <real> Chicago pizza, thin crispy crust and cut in squares, over guns any day.

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  9. Poultrygeist

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    MY Army MOS was automatic weapons and I qualified on these bad boys. The Quad 50's were used for air defense during WWII but in Nam they were strictly anti-personnel.

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  10. Poultrygeist

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    My Flying Tiger son and his A10 built around "The Gun".

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  11. Bob T

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    Well...if ya'll gonna bring out the big guns...This is what I was shootin' back in the late '70s. M102 Howitzer

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  12. Poultrygeist

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    How's your hearing?
     
  13. Bob T

    Bob T AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    A little tinnitus, but otherwise pretty good for a guy my age. They were pretty strict about ear plugs. Probably did more damage with loud rock music.
     
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  14. None of which will protect you or your loved ones when the census tract you happen to inhabit is washed over by foreign nationals bringing a tidal wave of crime, overcrowding (domiciles and schools), garbage, streets converted into overnight parking lots, trashed public parks, strained infrastructure, crowded emergency rooms, and the feeling of feeling like a foreigner in your own homeland. Lou Malnati's tastes great, above-board wages and UI, and a plethora of eateries are all the more better when you can engage them and return to a nice, quiet civilized residential environment. As time goes on, larger and larger swaths of Chicago are losing that status at a rapid rate. And Rahm's "CityKey" municipal I.D. is inevitalbly going to make it worse.

    Having said that, back to the gun porn. As of late, I've been having thoughts of acquiring one of these (w/ no mods):

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  15. Poultrygeist

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    M16's made right here in Columbia, SC along with M249 and M240 machine guns.

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  16. Tom Brennan

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    Settle down. I lived in Chicago for most of my 68 years and lived there until 4 years ago. Never needed a pistol. My wife once frightened a would be burglar off with a shotgun which is legal in Chicago. My SMLE and 03-A3 were also legal. Large areas of the city are getting nicer what with gentrifiers like my kids taking over many neighborhoods that were pretty bad.

    I don’t know what foreigners you refer to but the last neighborhood I lived in in Chicago was heavily Mexican, Arab, East Indian, Bosnian, Greek and even Irish and I dug it. I now live in a mostly Mexican part of San Antonio, I dig that too.
     
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  17. Yamaki

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    Please gentlemen...Gun Porn, not Gun Politics or differences of opinion regarding posts by others, is my preference for this thread.
     
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  18. Poultrygeist

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    My father-in-law gave me a 38 derringer. I would never carry it as there are too many cases of a pocket discharge.

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  19. Poultrygeist

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    A .58 caliber long rifle used against the British at Cowpens, S.C. where our regulars out gunned them due to their less accurate smooth bore muskets. While many might think the

    Revolutionary War was fought further north we had more battles fought in South Carolina than in any other colony.

    The long rifle used by southern sharp shooters so devastated the British officer ranks that any soldier captured with one was executed on the spot. Out of 100 British casualties at Cowpens 39 were officers. A total of 829 were taken prisoner.

    If you're ever in S.C. Cowpens is a National Battlefield worth visiting and it's where the wheels first came off for the British during our struggle for independence.

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  20. Poultrygeist

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    The long rifle circa 1770 was accurate to 300 yards which is not bad even today. It was not uncommon to get off 3 shots in one minute.
     
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