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

Re: Wonderful Experience with VA LEO

Sig 226 in .40
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Very nice pistol Bill! I think Navy Seals still carry that as their sidearm, but in a 9mm.

Troy


Thank you. I enjoy shooting it as it handles well, has a good [more]

Wed May 25

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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 12:10 AM

Re: Here comes the gun registry...

Crap and I thought maybe Amazon started a service where you could list all the guns you wanted people to buy for you.

damn!


Roger that, especially with my birthday coming up.

However, y'all helped me think of [more]

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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 12:03 AM

Re: Share with all CCW Opponents

TroySR71 said, "Sometimes a visual aid speaks volumes and can really change opinions. I came across these videos today and I think they could be a really useful way to show naysayers that citizens who carry guns are an asset to the [more]

Tue May 24

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blford posted to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 10:30 PM

Wonderful Experience with VA LEO

Earlier today I had, what I truly consider, a wonderful experience with a Virginia State Trooper.

I was out & about earlier today and as I was approaching an intersection I saw blue lights flashing. Two VA State Troopers were performing [more]

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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 9:13 PM

Re: More Jersey bashing

Back in the day, it was truly an arsenal, firing lots of test rounds into the hills. Hence, there is both lead, and un-exploded ordinance in the hills.

Back in the early 70's, when I was 7/8'ish, our US Air Force had a bombing [more]

Fri May 20

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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 11:59 PM

Re: Legal Protection Plans

D'OH! I was wondering why that name, CCWSafe sounded familiar, TroySR71 discussed them in an earlier post;

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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 11:55 PM

Re: Legal Protection Plans

I'm comparing and contrasting the two firearms owners legal protection plans I know of: USCAA and Firearms Legal Protection

Since you didn't mention any other companies you may have researched, I thought I'd toss this one in the mix [more]

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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 7:38 PM

Re: Legal Protection Plans

Do you have to select from one of their "approved" attorneys, or can you use any one of your choice?

I'm assuming you have to use one of their approved attorneys. However, you'll want an attorney well-versed in firearms
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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 9:30 AM

Re: Former Interpol Chief on gun control

"Participate. We had four computers setup on a banquet table and my wife and I played Online war games with our two sons. We had a blast and folks who didn't know us would be amazed at how well we worked together as a team and could [more]

Thu May 19

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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 6:21 PM

Re: Former Interpol Chief on gun control

"My son is into playing Rainbow Six online... where you have one set of tactical operators work against another set to rescue a hostage (the other side is trying to prevent you from rescuing them) or clear out terrorists (the other side [more]

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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 6:17 PM

Re: Former Interpol Chief on gun control

"If unable to retreat I would seek cover and concealment and open fire without warning when the bad guy was in range and his attention was elsewhere."

Those knowledge points come as a result of training and experience,
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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 6:04 PM

Re: Good ruling in D.C.

I'm asking how a state whose citizens are by a wide margin pro-gun/hunting/second amendment, has laws that make it difficult to get a gun license.

But, it's not a difficult process at all here in Virginia. My son applied about the [more]

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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 5:59 PM

Re: Good ruling in D.C.

There aren't enough law enforcement officers to go up against 300 million armed gun owners. How could they possibly do it?

I would assume the same way as they have in the past, chip away at it a little bit at a time by enacting new [more]

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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 5:54 PM

Re: Good ruling in D.C.

"One that I'd be willing to pay for with my taxes. How 'bout you?"

As I said in my post, 100% yes for funding gun safety training.


Yes you did. I was too busy thinking about my reply and didn't pay enough [more]

Wed May 18

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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 9:07 PM

Re: Good ruling in D.C.

...wondering if everyone is going to agree to a tax increase to pay for it?

All folks want something for their money (taxes), but not all want the same thing. What you're willing to pay for, I may not be. What I'm willing to pay for, [more]

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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 8:45 PM

Re: Good ruling in D.C.

I'm just wondering, how would they really confiscate those guns? It seems like an unrealistic goal.

I'm no historian, but hasn't "stuff" like this already happened in the past in other countries?

Bill

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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 8:42 PM

Re: Good ruling in D.C.

Even if someone is fine with background checks on all private transfers (which I'm not...

*my emphasis*

And neither am I.

I know I said recently that I am undecided about background checks being performed, but [more]

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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 8:31 PM

Re: Good ruling in D.C.

Now, however, the Obama Administration has refused to fund the appeal process so those who now get a denial cannot appeal.

Fund an appeal or allow an appeal? Big difference between the two.

And, how recently and for what [more]

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blford replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 8:26 PM

Re: Good ruling in D.C.

"The laws are very similar in Virginia; we must go through a background check, but a local Police Chief/Sheriff, Commonwealth Attorney or Judge can deny an applicant their license."

But isn't Virginia a hunting/self
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Tue May 17

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blford replied to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 8:56 PM

Re: Grump!!!

Grump!!!

Roger that. Me too.

...& hope da wedder be dry come da weekend, me

We're currently working on our third week of rain, almost daily. We had two beautifully sunny days these past two, but they were [more]

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