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Waldothe3rd
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join:2009-02-16
Sun N Sand

Californians are buying more guns than ever.

Got yours yet?

said by OC Register :
As of November, the FBI has run 981,798 background checks related to guns in California for 2012, already beating out totals for other years.
Damn... I thought the Gun Show was more crowded than usual!

»www.ocregister.com/news/gun-3797···uns.html


TheRul
Why Not You?
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join:2007-09-18
Gilroy, CA
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Funny I was just thinking of buying a shotgun... With all the other wackos out there with guns, I think I need one to. But that may be me just keeping up with the Jones. But they can keep their kool-aid.
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"We are the only intelligent people in the universe." Arrogance 3:10



ohdan

join:2008-11-10
Adelanto, CA
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I was thinking of buying a shotgun, too, for the new home (wifey doesn't want live ammo so I was going to use bean bag shot). Taser has two nice home units that she likes with a range of 15 feet. Me? Nothing says GTFO of my home like the boom, fire and smoke of a 12 gauge at nighttime.



TheRul
Why Not You?
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and nothing says leave now, in a peaceful manor than the sound of a shotgun cocking.
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"We are the only intelligent people in the universe." Arrogance 3:10



ohdan

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1 edit

If I "cock" it, loading a shell, I'm firing. It's no fun otherwise. Beanbags don't hurt too bad.

-- edit --

One of my reasons for wanting a shotgun is that without my glasses at night I can't see shit. I need to point in the general direction of any intruder and cross my fingers. That's why a handgun is no good for me. Besides, the odds of a home invasion are slim; I'm more concerned with property damage.



No_Strings
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The OC
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If you're inclined to shoot a gun in the dark at things you can't see, property damage is probably pretty low on the list of "Things Dan should worry about."



ohdan

join:2008-11-10
Adelanto, CA

lol



Hawk
Riding Thermals
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join:2003-08-25
The Desert
reply to Waldothe3rd

I made the list



ohdan

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reply to No_Strings

said by No_Strings:

If you're inclined to shoot a gun in the dark at things you can't see, property damage is probably pretty low on the list of "Things Dan should worry about."


What I meant to say is that handguns are notoriously inaccurate and that if I wake and forget my glasses I won't hit anything with a pistol. Cast a wider net, so they say...


spg
Grrrr

join:2001-10-31
NOT Texas!

I spent my career in California and still have property there. Now I'm in Arizona which is obviously the flip side of the gun coin.

But even I have to wonder about the waiting period in CA. There is a fairly reasonable argument calling for a "cooling off" period of 10 days on the first gun. But the second? C'mon already, I've GOT one! I could use that one!
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Do not trifle with dragons; for you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup!



ohdan

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said by spg:

There is a fairly reasonable argument calling for a "cooling off" period of 10 days on the first gun. But the second? C'mon already, I've GOT one! I could use that one!

What if you lost the first one?


ohdan

join:2008-11-10
Adelanto, CA
reply to Waldothe3rd

I bet sales are going to go up even more, now.



Waldothe3rd
Premium
join:2009-02-16
Sun N Sand

I won't take that bet...
Was at a gun shop today and they are having trouble keeping anything in stock. Guns are literally flying off the shelves.
A favorite shooting range had an all-time record membership day last Monday.

...Probably just Christmas presents!