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The Range
2nd Amendment




   Wrightwinger  Insert the state of your choice...
   Wednesday at 19:57 EST .

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   Ole buzzard  I had occasion to talk to one of our county deputies one day last week. During the course of the conversation, I asked him if it would be permissible to set up a firing range on our property. He said that it is, as long as there was an adequate backstop behind my target. I had him come to the house and showed him where I want to place it, and he said it was acceptable. Now I can go shoot any time the spirit moves me!
   October 8 at 20:18 EST .

   5 people like this.



   Safetydude  Are you required to have overhead baffles to handle ricochet's?
October 15 at 22:43 EST .

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   Ole buzzard  No, because it's densely wooded downrange.
October 16 at 21:12 EST .

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   FlatCityGirl  Paul R. Beane [now retired after 60 years on the radio] is one of our more Conservative radio personalities here in town.

He was guest host on one of the local AM talkers a few months back, and the subject was The Left and Gun Control.

The talk turned to how 0smidgen and the Left would like to disarm every American, and how gun sales have sky rocketed since Big 0 was elected.

This is Gun country up here in the Panhandle, and folks don't take kindly to Gun Grabbers.

A caller [obviously a New York City transplant] called in to the show and was complaining about how many guns people own, and how people didn't need that many guns, and how he knew people who had enough fire arms in their house to arm half of Texas.

Paul Bean said, "Well, I don't have enough for half of Texas, but I've got enough for everybody on my block."
September 30 at 15:11 EST .

   3 people like this.



   Fireball27  When someone tries to tell me "only the police and military should have guns", I ask them if they would like to live where that is the case. They are afraid to answer because they know they are wrong. I then point out the only place where this is the case is in a prison. And would you care to know how many, and what kinds of weapons they find in prisons? That's when they try to change the subject.
September 30 at 15:58 EST .

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   Ole buzzard  .
   September 19 at 12:06 EST .

   16 people like this.




   Ole buzzard  .
   September 2 at 17:49 EST .

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   Iacta alea est  Now that is clever...
September 3 at 00:46 EST .

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   Ole buzzard  Three more high profile shootings in less than a week. And the disinformation starts coming out about the Las Vegas shooting. The husband of the pair was killed by a police bullet, not his wife's. She, then, took her own life.

Too many shootings in too short a time, and IMMEDIATELY the Lamestream Media comes out blaming the Tea Party, NRA, etc., etc., ad nauseam!

False Flags, every last one of them, I say. I'm convinced that the Obama administration will do ANYTHING to foment enough rage to get us to shoot first.
June 11 at 00:28 EST .

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   Ole buzzard  After the Santa Barbara killings, I was appalled by the fact that the father of the young man killed at the deli used his camera time not to grieve for the loss of his son, but to try to advance his gun control agenda. What parent does that?????

My guess is that this is another false flag. Twitter is alive with erroneous information. People are saying that all six victims were shot; that all six victims were young women (only two were ); and all kinds of misinformation and disinformation.
May 26 at 11:53 EST .

   20 people like this.




   Safetydude  This was the inspiration for my present.
Guess it'a a good idea to leave stuff laying around as hints.

I'm going to leave a copy of "Car and Driver", with a Ferrari on the cover, just in case...

   May 3 at 17:46 EST .

   27 people like this.



   Safetydude  Top,
This is the one Mike got me.

And just as an aside.
I don't know what you pay for ammo in GA but I bought a box of 50 Federsl .45ACP hollow point rounds for twenty-six dollars + tax, here in FL.
May 3 at 18:02 EST .

  25 people like this.



   Ole buzzard  $.52 per round for hollow points sounds about right.
May 5 at 09:20 EST .

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   Safetydude  Ran fifty rounds through it today. I guess I'm a bit rusty...

I had good groupings but they were all left of center. I never thought to compensate for the wing blowing 7-10kts right to left. Didn't think the wind would have much effect at 25 yards.

No flags to remind you.
May 14 at 17:08 EST .

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   Ole buzzard  The velocity of a .45 at 25 yards is considerably less than a .357, so windage effect will be exaggerated.
May 15 at 13:41 EST .

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   Safetydude  Thank's for that Top.

I got 300 rounds of 45cal target loads to burn at an INDOOR range north of Atlanta this weekend.
It's our son's fortieth birthday and he wants to try the Ruger he got me for my birthday.

(We're giving him a "Big Green Egg" for his birthday )
May 28 at 22:38 EST .

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   Ole buzzard  I guess I should come here to read more often. I also go to a range north of Atlanta (even though I'm 60 miles south ) called Range, Guns & Safes. One of the nicest ranges around, and friendly staff. It would have been nice to meet face to face, and I need to get some range time in.
June 3 at 12:36 EST .

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   Safetydude  Sounds like a plan, Top.
I'll let you know when we plan our next trip to Atlanta.

The range Mike took me to is in Canton and is named
"Hi Caliber".

Are you near Macon or Thomaston? We take 475 around Macon but could make detour and meet for lunch.
June 4 at 13:20 EST .

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   Ole buzzard  I'm about halfway between Macon and Atlanta east of 75.
June 11 at 23:51 EST .

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   Safetydude  I received this as my birthday present from my son.
(No, not the picture wise guy, the real thing )
My first .45. Can't wait to compare it to my .357 Ruger.

   May 2 at 21:15 EST .

   28 people like this.



   Ole buzzard  Sweet. Now if I could get my sons to be as generous.
May 3 at 17:04 EST .

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   Ole buzzard  Now it seems the Governor Cuomo in New York has a non-compliance problem on his hands. They're estimating that over 90% of owners of so-called "assault weapons" have not registered.

To the law-abiding gun owners of New York: Good Show!!!
April 19 at 15:14 EST .

   27 people like this.



   Safetydude  Like Paul Harvey used to say, "Wash your ears out with this".

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/natio
n/2014/04/23/georgia-gun-law/8046315/
April 23 at 16:57 EST .

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   Ole buzzard  Yes, Dude, a lot of people put in a lot of effort to get this bill passed, and just yesterday in Cumming GA, an idiot was going around a Little League baseball game, open carrying, asking people if they wanted to see his gun.

People like that do nothing to promote what we have been fighting for.
April 26 at 22:31 EST .

  28 people like this.



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