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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 7:37 PM

Re: The NRA Disinvites USCCA from Annual Meeting

I will have to look at the NRA plan and the USCCA plans (and other plans that are out there) to see which best fits my needs. What lawyers will take also matters... if you know a good gun lawyer (as any gun owner should) but they aren't part [more]

Fri Apr 21

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blford replied to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 11:28 PM

Re: stackin' meats...

Looks like I might be the contrarian here.

This new restaurant, Hendrix, specializes in spitted meat. At the bottom is a catch tray in which little new potatoes cook in alllllll the drippings.

Lamb, pork, chicken all dripping
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blford posted to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 10:20 PM

The NRA Disinvites USCCA from Annual Meeting...

The National Rifle Association Disinvites US Concealed Carry Association from Annual Meeting and Exhibits

The United States Concealed Carry Association (USCCA) today announced that the National Rifle Association (NRA) has
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Mon Apr 17

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blford replied to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 10:18 PM

Re: stackin' meats...

...and put the brisket on the lower rack. I realized I probably didn't want a turkey above that dripping down on it.

Absolutely correct! You do not EVER want to have poultry juices dripping down onto any other types of meat. And, [more]

Thu Apr 13

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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 8:47 AM

Re: NC firearms education course bill

Around 1988/89 I was attending Harrisonburg High School (VA).

Since hunting is a major part of life in the mountainous areas, we had gun safety lessons during P.E. class. We used BB guns at the time. Both boys and girls [more]

Mon Apr 10

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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 9:58 AM

Re: Man Accidentally Shoots Himself at NRA HQ

One of many things I've learned from this forum is that there is no such thing as an accidental shooting.

Most discharges are negligent, but there are rare cases of accidental discharges.

There are no details in that [more]

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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 9:49 AM

Re: 9mm vs 45acp

I am a veteran and conceal carry - in the gun safe I have an HK45 with a 20 rd magazine and a silencerco Osprey on it right now. If you look through my posts and I've been on the fool a long time, I don't bs. I would love to send you a pic [more]

Fri Apr 7

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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 1:45 AM

Re: 9mm vs 45acp

I have an HK45 in the house with a 20 round magazine (overkill).

I call BS, friendly BS mind you.

My EDC is a Sig .40 12+1 and a backup magazine with 14 rounds. I'd still like to add a double-mag carrier...Just [more]

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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 1:27 AM

Re: North Dakota newest Const. Carry state!

So that's why I was wondering about the Texas example in this string of posts, that "you can carry up to the school steps, but you can't carry into the school."

The state legislature passed the law that you
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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 12:38 AM

Re: Sharing Firearms

The one round rule is a good one, even with a .22

Roger that.

Since I only have a .22 rifle, that's the first gun I will allow a newbie to shoot first. Much easier to intervene and control their reaction(s) too if need be [more]

Thu Apr 6

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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 11:45 PM

Re: Sharing Firearms

Did she ever go on to become a shooter...

I have no clue, I left FL shortly after that and lost touch with her.

...or seek your advice on guns/shooting after that?

I honestly do not remember if we were ever at [more]

Wed Apr 5

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blford posted to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 12:00 AM

Sharing Firearms

I've mentioned in past posts that I've always been willing to share shooting my firearms in the past, and still do today.

I've attended many back-yard BBQ's, target shooting events and various gatherings of [more]

Thu Mar 30

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blford posted to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 10:02 PM

Handguns and Holsters

Around the age of 17'ish, I had a small .25 caliber semi-auto, small enough that I could hide it under (almost inside) my hand.

These types of small handguns are usually called "pocket pistols" for an obvious reason; they [more]

Tue Mar 28

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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 1:28 AM

Re: North Dakota newest Const. Carry state!

"You’ll soon be able to take a gun into the Sedgwick County Courthouse and have a place to store it near the front entrance...$64,318 to place gun lockers and an enclosure around them in the courthouse lobby for visitors to [more]

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blford posted to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 1:04 AM

Negligent Discharge

It's RARE to ever have an "accidental discharge" of a firearm. Most "unintended discharges" are usually caused by negligence of the firearm operator.

My, one and only, "Negligent Discharge" of a firearm was [more]

Thu Mar 23

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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 10:00 PM

Re: More guns, fewer accidental shootings

Guys like you are lifetime trained experts. You don't have to worry about mistakes or using the weapons incorrectly.

WRONG!!

Just because I've been handling both handguns and long guns since I was, maybe [more]

Fri Mar 17

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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 11:48 AM

Re: Hoplophobia?

Please post a link to your anecdote...

It's a real story. I saw it on the news and several Online videos. However, I do believe they did revoke her carry permit and possibly charged her as well, for what I don't [more]

Thu Mar 9

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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 7:07 PM

Re: Another victory!

What is a weapon? It depends on one's imagination.

...and/or definition. :-)

I use a handmade, solid oak cane when out in public because I'm legally disabled. I've never been stopped, questioned nor had it removed [more]

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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 6:58 PM

Re: Gabby Giffords slammed by widow

The idea of him having to go to a licensed firearms dealer, complete federal paperwork and pay a fee for a records check on his buddy at work or on my dad if he wanted to sell or loan a gun to either of them is not only ridiculous, but [more]

Tue Mar 7

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blford replied to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 11:49 PM

Re: Jambalaya

How many folks're y'all cookin' for, Fred?

http://www.bbqfools.com/ColonelCAF.php#Jambalaya

Bill

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