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Old 03-31-2013, 10:46 PM   #151
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Tex, this is about ridiculous gun myths.
I know, that's exactly what I posted. A ridiculous gun myth.
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...I'll go with these 21st Century low-information voter shotgun myths:
  • "birdshot at self-defense distances is safer but just as effective as Buckshot"
  • "00 Buckshot is the best self-defense shell."
  • "In your shotgun you should use alternating rounds of [fill in the blanks]"
  • "Low/Managed Recoil and/or flight control rounds are better because [fill in the blank with any of the talking points the manufacturers wrote for government buyer promotional literature and the gunzines]"
  • Rack the slide and badguys just turn, drop their i.d., and flee in terror from pump action shotgun holders
  • "They'll never come for my fancy shotgun(s)"
Let me add two that experts here reminded me about just this afternoon:
  • Magnum shells are no more powerful than standard ones, they just have more pellets
  • Buckshot is useless to try to hunt with (including buck)
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forgot to mention this in the last post:

"the M16 was designed & built by Mattel toys." a childhood friend's dad was in the army in the early 70's & that was the rumor he heard at the time & had passed on to us as kids in the 80's. I didn't realize till I saw a feature on M16's on the history channel that it was a very widespread rumor because Mattel made a very realistic toy copy of the gun
As an aside, in the movie "The Green Berets" there is a sequence where one of John Wayne's men fights 3 NVA/VC and kills them all but they also kill him, John Wayne comes on the scene and picks up the fallen Green Beret's rifle and smashes it against a tree, that M16 was a Mighty Mattel M16.
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As a gun collection grows, so does the likelihood that the owner will carry out mass murder...
I currently have 5 rifles, 5 shotguns, and 21 pistols/revolvers... how many more can I get before I reach critical mass and go off the deep end?
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I currently have 5 rifles, 5 shotguns, and 21 pistols/revolvers... how many more can I get before I reach critical mass and go off the deep end?
You're obviously a domestic terrorist. We must report you. Stay in your house and the black helicopters will arrive shortly.
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I currently have 5 rifles, 5 shotguns, and 21 pistols/revolvers... how many more can I get before I reach critical mass and go off the deep end?
You got a long way to go...

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You're obviously a domestic terrorist. We must report you. Stay in your house and the black helicopters will arrive shortly.
Ask Feinstein we are all terrorist and should be disarmed.
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Ok,
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and to those I apoligise.
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Wal-Mart sells inferior guns

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It goes around and around and around....please make stop.....and around and around. White, black, white, black....around and around. I beg you make it stop...around and around....

Actually it is the seller that is inferior at Walmart, not the guns.
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LOL couldn't agree more, It's unbelievable at how many people buy into that myth

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