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Old 09-19-2009, 06:40 PM   #1
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As we were heading to bed around midnight last night, my wife spotted somebody hunched over at the rear wheel of my truck. I grabbed my Model 37 and a flashlight, handed her the phone to dial 911 if necessary and went out to check. (I almost grabbed my shotgun)

I didn't spot anybody, so I checked the area and came up empty. We were too wired to go to sleep right away, so we stayed up and read for a while before sleep would come.

We live in a very good neighborhood, but anything can happen in the city. A nice neighborhood isn't what it once represented.

Since we live in CA, I only carry the 37 at home in an IWB holster.



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Old 09-19-2009, 08:00 PM   #2
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Sorry to hear about that. Did you learn anything that maybe you need to add to your defence plan, or maybe learn somthing you need to cut out to simplify? Situations like that are a mixed blessing, I just hope you walked away with valuable information.

Glad to hear everyones ok



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Thanks Byrd. I learned that if I had moved a bit faster, I might have caught the guy. I also learned that my small Surefire flashlight really illuminates quite well and to fairly long distances.

I also learned that my wife doesn't know how to be silent. I had to keep shushing her so I could hear.

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Sounds like time for some motion detector lighting. Maybe one of those security camera systems??

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Sounds like time for some motion detector lighting. Maybe one of those security camera systems??

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That's a good idea, OC. They can be had relatively cheap at several places. I see them all the time in Sportman's Guide.
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I also learned that my wife doesn't know how to be silent. I had to keep shushing her so I could hear.
Does anyone know any woman that can be silent?
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It was dangerous. She kept talking and I really had trouble hearing.

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It was dangerous. She kept talking and I really had trouble hearing.
I trust you talked to her about the importance of it afterwards. Also, +1 to the motion lights. They are awsome and work well. Great for spotting them damn coons late at night too!
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Does anyone know any woman that can be silent?

Yeah that one is quite easy... Tell her she needs to lose about 30 pounds she will be shocked into silence and refuse to speak to you afterwards.
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My wife is Sicilian. You tell her she needs to lose weight Samples.



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