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Old 04-25-2013, 04:10 AM   #871
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I hate to be a jerk, but pretty much everyone knows about the Sturmgewehr 44.
Most know some of its history, but not all of it.
I know it pretty dang good, considering I find it extremely interesting and it was a big chunk of my term paper for junior year of high school.
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Old 04-25-2013, 04:16 AM   #872
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No one said gun nuts a bad thing
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Yeah, I am a gun nut. Stopped in my LGS to loan them another 5 bricks of .22 ammo. Bought another Remington 550-1 rifle. This is the 5th one. I gotta stop!
NOOOOOOOOO!

The side effects of not buying are worse that the normal side effects of being a gun nut. Sure, you can give it up cold turkey for a while, (I've heard of some folks making it for a few years) but all of the sudden it hits you again. Usually right in the wallet, and it won't stop until your LGS runs out of guns, or you run out of money.

I've heard it can be fatal.......

When the spouse sees the bank statement.
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No one said gun nuts a bad thing
Except politicians and the media
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Except politicians and the media
We don't listen to them.
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You a gun nut if random things around the house smell like CLP, and not on purpose
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You a gun nut if random things around the house smell like CLP, and not on purpose
Currently, that description fits my mouse and keyboard. Guess I didn't scrub the hands well enough after cleaning the 1911.

You find parts in your field repair kits that you know what guns they go to, and none of them are for guns you own. You thenuse those parts as a reason to buy more guns as "restoration projects".
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2 more, and I'll have a 550-1 for each of the grandkids!
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You are a gun nut if your wife wants you to come to bed to get frisky and you tell her to wait because you're installing new grips on your carry piece.
Same deal but I was cleaning it. Yeah, she was thrilled....

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On second thought, I could take the lid off, leave a mosin or two in the crate, and then add a glass top. Something like this.

Oh hell, you've done it now axxe. You got me thinking, and now I want to do this.
Name a price, I must have one lol
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You a gun nut if random things around the house smell like CLP, and not on purpose
Same here.
Except its oil and bore cleaner.
Thankfully the bore cleaner smell has almost completely dissipated from the garage.
That stuff smells like burnin rubber.
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