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Fri Jun 17

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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 6:18 PM

Re: Lisa Benson

I am fairly certain dying quickly of a gunshot wound would be vastly preferable to slowly dying of a disease...

But, a bit messy and quite possibly devastating for the family. And, add to the fact that the gun used would likely be [more]

Thu Jun 16

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

Re: Gun Free Zones...

Thankfully, I'm legally allowed to carry concealed in most, but not all, "gun-free zones" here in Virginia.

Bill

Sun Jun 12

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blford replied to the Gardening and Landscaping board. 10:56 PM

Re: Landscape Design Software

Hey rosewine,

Welcome to the board!

I pretty close to starting from scratch on the landscaping at the house, and am looking for recommendations for software that would help me map out the plan. Preferably free or low cost. Is [more]

Sat Jun 11

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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 3:24 PM

Re: Fun Machine Gun Project . . .

One interesting use might be to use it to feed an agitated and hungry crowd from a safe distance. :-)

Bill

Thu Jun 9

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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 9:06 PM

Re: Is Facebook suppressing gun pages?

...2. is this extending to firearms-related pages that are advocacy pages (not for-profit businesses)?

Roger that. Even though I live in Virginia, there is a New Jersey Pro-Gun FB page that I follow that constantly has posts being [more]

Tue Jun 7

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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 11:17 AM

Re: Hand Clench/Sympathetic Squeeze

Thank you for posting that Bill, I can never read enough about firearm safety. It give me a great reason to re-think and evaluate my current practices and to make sure I have not "slacked off" and or to incorporate something new that I [more]

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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 10:07 AM

Re: The manual safety debate

Of course now that makes me realize that some handguns I've thought I'd like to own have now been removed from my wishlist because they're SA only and/or have an external safety.

I have a Sig P226 X-Six that is SA only
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Mon Jun 6

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blford posted to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 12:20 AM

Hand Clench/Sympathetic Squeeze

Trigger Finger Positioning, Hand Clenches, and Accidental Discharges

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Fri Jun 3

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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 12:18 PM

Re: The manual safety debate

Before I made the decision to buy the Sig P226 I currently own, I handled one in the gun shop. I realized it didn't have an external safety and mentioned this to Dave, the part-time salesperson/full-time Cop.

He asked me what I currently [more]

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blford replied to the Computer Helpdesk board. 8:57 AM

Re: Scorecard question

Howdy Yokotaashi! Welcome to The Motley Fool.

This board may be dead, but I can't find a tutorial anywhere and the help section is lacking so I am hoping I can get some help here. I have been using the scorecard as a [more]

Thu Jun 2

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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 7:26 AM

Re: Teach 'em Young!

...I've seen the coyote pack stalking the cotton tails and jack rabbits around our house. Had the privilege of watching a stalking happen. They circled the rabbits and started yipping to "scare" a couple of them right into the [more]

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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 7:18 AM

Re: Teach 'em Young!

Art, spent his whole working life studying and working with animals.

And the student has now become the teacher. :-)

Thanks! Wonderful info. I love learning stuff like this.

Bill

Wed Jun 1

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blford replied to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 6:21 PM

Re: How was your memorial day BBQ?

Sounds like y'all had a blast! Cool beans.

The Boss brought home four thick New York strips from Costco that each weighed almost a full pound.

Son, his daughter and his girlfriend came over Monday evening and I grilled those [more]

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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 9:41 AM

Re: Teach 'em Young!

I should walk out that way today to see if I can find any evidence...

A snake won't leave much (if any) evidence. No blood. They bite the animal and then squeeze and suffocate it and then they swallow it whole, head first, and
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Tue May 31

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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 10:46 AM

Re: What Kind of Right Is It?

I also thought interesting that further along in that same statement they refer to a "reputable gun owner." I'd be curious as to their definition of a "reputable" gun owner.

Someone who handles any type of [more]

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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 10:31 AM

Re: Wonderful Experience with VA LEO

Something about the design feels right, when I held the SIG I knew it was the one.

Roger that. Very nice, natural point of aim while holding the pistol. Nice overall balance as well.

Bill

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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 10:29 AM

Re: Teach 'em Young!

Rabbits scream when they are being murdered.

True. I forgot about the rabbits and we do have at least one young rabbit running 'round lately.

Cats scream when they are mating...

I've heard that before [more]

Sat May 28

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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 12:13 PM

Re: Katie Couric Deceptively Edited Interview

And, according to this article; "John Lott, the nation’s leading researcher on guns, crime, and the impact of lawful firearms carry and its impact on crime in America, was interviewed by Katie Couric and her crew for near 4 hours (according [more]

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blford posted to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 11:18 AM

Teach 'em Young!

The other night as the sun was setting, I was working outside on the patio. An animal started screaming, which startled me. I'm gonna assume it was a squirrel that was being eaten by a snake since it took forever for the screaming to stop and I [more]

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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 10:39 AM

Re: Wonderful Experience with VA LEO

Happy Fooliversary canonian!!

You have a Sig, that is all I need to know. :)

Sig's happen to be very popular with LEO's of all types around here, it seems.

I'd already considered a Sig on my short [more]

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