Firearm & Gun Forum - FireArmsTalk.com > General Discussion Forums > The Club House > What are the most ridiculous gun myths?

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-24-2013, 07:56 PM   #41
Ain't she sweet?
FTF_MODERATOR.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
winds-of-change's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Northern Illinois
Posts: 22,385
Liked 6740 Times on 4072 Posts
Likes Given: 8030

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by axxe55 View Post
Winds, i got a Bersa 380 for my wife to use. she knows how to use it and feels comfortable with it and i feel confident in it. i wouldn't want to be on the recieving end of her using it!

if you're comfortable and confident in using it, then that's all that matters. i even feel comfortable with a 380!
First 40 rounds out of my Sig P238 at around 8-9 yards.......

__________________
Honor Student: School of Hard Knocks
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
Quando Omni Flunkus Moritatus
winds-of-change is offline  
7
People Like This 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-24-2013, 08:01 PM   #42
The Apocalypse Is Coming.....
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Axxe55's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: East Texas, Texas!
Posts: 27,097
Liked 19783 Times on 11233 Posts
Likes Given: 49857

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by winds-of-change View Post
First 40 rounds out of my Sig P238 at around 8-9 yards.......

Winds, thats good shooting! you have nothing to worry about, but the BG does!
__________________
Axxe55 is offline  
4
People Like This 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-24-2013, 09:17 PM   #43
Ain't she sweet?
FTF_MODERATOR.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
winds-of-change's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Northern Illinois
Posts: 22,385
Liked 6740 Times on 4072 Posts
Likes Given: 8030

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by axxe55 View Post
Winds, thats good shooting! you have nothing to worry about, but the BG does!
Thank you. That P238 is one sweet pistol.
__________________
Honor Student: School of Hard Knocks
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
Quando Omni Flunkus Moritatus
winds-of-change is offline  
2
People Like This 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-24-2013, 09:27 PM   #44
Supporting Member
FTF_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
jgoertz's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Mandeville, LA
Posts: 469
Liked 250 Times on 165 Posts
Likes Given: 88

Default

Can you give me some lessons?

__________________

May the Force be with you.
An armed society is a polite society - Robert Heinlein
A Gun-Free-Zone is nothing more than a hunting preserve for wackos.

jgoertz is offline  
4
People Like This 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-24-2013, 10:10 PM   #45
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Central Florida
Posts: 79
Liked 19 Times on 16 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

A .243 is marginal at best and unethical for white tail. Think I even heard that one on here.

__________________

Laws that forbid the carrying of arms... disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes... Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man. -Thomas Jefferson's "Commonplace Book"

DavidB is offline  
2
People Like This 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-25-2013, 03:06 AM   #46
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
primer1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 6,327
Liked 2343 Times on 1524 Posts

Default

Stainless steel guns won't rust.

__________________

Feral cat waterboarder

primer1 is offline  
3
People Like This 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-25-2013, 03:12 AM   #47
FTF_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
dango's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 5,758
Liked 2831 Times on 1639 Posts
Likes Given: 16886

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by winds-of-change View Post
First 40 rounds out of my Sig P238 at around 8-9 yards.......

Needless to say , can I pick em or can I pick em <--Friends that is !
Winds of Change-Aka:"Annie Oklie"..!

PS: May I borrow you , my neighbor beat me in that shooting fiasco today ! Pay back..?
__________________

Last edited by dango; 03-25-2013 at 03:14 AM.
dango is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-25-2013, 04:30 AM   #48
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
indy36's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 636
Liked 305 Times on 170 Posts

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by ScottA

It can only barely kill you.
I know for a fact that a single bullet from a .22 will kill you. My best friend used that (on himself) and, well, he's gone but not forgotten.
__________________
indy36 is offline  
winds-of-change Likes This 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-25-2013, 11:21 AM   #49
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Sicilian13's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 115
Liked 14 Times on 8 Posts

Default

That if you put your finger in the barrle of a .22 you can stop the bullet from exiting by holding back the pressure...I have heard this so many times

__________________
Sicilian13 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-25-2013, 12:34 PM   #50
FAA licensed bugsmasher
FTF_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
ScottA's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Davenport,IA
Posts: 6,617
Liked 1997 Times on 1083 Posts
Likes Given: 716

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by indy36 View Post
I know for a fact that a single bullet from a .22 will kill you.

It's a joke.
__________________

Scott

Quote:
If you're not representing Jesus in a way that makes people want to hang out with you, you're doing it wrong.
Quote:
Those who refuse to participate in politics shall be governed by their inferiors. -Plato
Regent Holdings What you need to know about silver, gold, and the economy.

Join the NRA
ScottA is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Firearms Forum Replies Last Post
Am I Being Ridiculous? Olympus The Club House 12 12-18-2012 06:55 AM
ridiculous gas tubes Rocc05rx8 AR-15 Discussion 17 04-21-2012 10:40 PM
...i want a ridiculous gun usmcprofessional General Handgun Discussion 42 09-24-2011 01:23 PM
This is getting to be ridiculous. Shihan Politics, Religion and Controversy 19 11-26-2009 04:09 AM
This is Ridiculous Shihan The Club House 10 10-07-2009 05:53 AM