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Old 01-08-2007, 11:03 AM   #41
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To piggy back on the gun issue. I you think you will not be able to pull the trigger on another person, don't have a loaded gun. In those situations I've suggested buying a12 GA pump, but NO rounds. Every bad guy knows what a 12 GA sounds like when it's pump is worked, but most bad guys don't carry bullets around with them. The sound will likely be enough to scare the heck out of them.
While many people agree that the sound of racking a Remington 870 is the scariest sound in the world, I'd never have a gun without ammo.

Like Leonidas said, you don't present a gun unless you're ready to shoot. Pointing an empty gun at a threat is a very bad idea.


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Re: Home Security Systems
Old 01-08-2007, 12:10 PM   #42
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Never said anything about pointing it. If need be though it can make a fairly good club.

You don't want to work. You want to live like a king, but the big bad world don't owe you a thing. Get over it--The Eagles
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Old 01-08-2007, 03:27 PM   #43
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I think theres a simpsons episode in here somewhere. If it hasnt been done already, that is.
Be fearful when others are greedy, and greedy when others are fearful. Just another form of "buy low, sell high" for those who have trouble with things. This rule is not universal. Do not buy a 1973 Pinto because everyone else is afraid of it.
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Old 01-08-2007, 04:06 PM   #44
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I prefer the "Southern Sheriff" method: BLAM!!! HALT!!!

Or is it: BLAM!!! BLAM!!! BLAM!!! BLAM!!! BLAM!!! BLAM!!! BLAM!!! BLAM!!! HALT!!!

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