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Old 07-16-2012, 04:03 AM   #21
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Ill get some good ones. Like a 2009 f250 super duty spray painted camo
Well, one of my vehicles is olive drab, another is rattle-can camo and my son's Bronco is soon to be camo as well. Of course all of those are old enough to drink beer if you catch my drift.
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Well, one of my vehicles is olive drab, another is rattle-can camo and my son's Bronco is soon to be camo as well. Of course all of those are old enough to drink beer if you catch my drift.
Lol i can see that. But not on a 60k truck
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How about a $150K off road motor home???

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How about a $150K off road motor home???
That id enjoy
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My son just read my OP and said I forgot to mention that at one point the range marshal instructed Asshat to keep all firearms at the bench pointed downrange at all times while he was holding the Cricket in hand with the muzzle pointed up with his back facing downrange while facing the range marshal. OK, got the picture of how it looked?

Asshat lowered the muzzle, more or less towards the range marshal before rotating around to face downrange and sweeping the firing line in the process.

OK, I didn't mention it because I didn't see it, my sons did though.

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Lol i can see that. But not on a 60k truck
I have an F-350 super Duty, its still got factory paint though.

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How about a $150K off road motor home???
Funny thing, I was looking for some pics of an off-road RV in that price range and ran across this Motor Trend article http://www.motortrend.com/features/consumer/1103_daf_ya_4440_expedition_truck/

The funny part about it is that my family met the Dutch couple that originally owned it. We met them in New Mexico when we were RV'ing with our Willys CJ2A jeep in tow and our furnace had broken down on us so we were fixing it in a Walmart parking lot when the Dutch couple saw our Jeep and pulled in to the parking lot to say hello and shoot the bull a bit. They ended up staying the night parked next to us. Nice folks.

(edit) The DAF would look perfect camo'd.
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I would have gotting into the face of the range master after the 2nd insident wanting to know why he hasent asked them to leave yet

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I would have gotting into the face of the range master after the 2nd insident wanting to know why he hasent asked them to leave yet
Yup. first visit, friendly but firm warning about the rules.

second visit...a personal escort off the premises, and asked to not come back


Third visit, I would have packed up, gone to the range master and said "I will be taking my business to a range that enforces the safety rules from now on" and then gone to speak to a manager/owner inside the store.


Afraid of the guy going postal and start shooting people because he gets pissed off about being forced to follow the rules or leave? I'd kindly remind him that he's at a gun range, and that if he were stoopid enough to pull such a move, that he would not be walking away alive.
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Yup. first visit, friendly but firm warning about the rules.

second visit...a personal escort off the premises, and asked to not come back


Third visit, I would have packed up, gone to the range master and said "I will be taking my business to a range that enforces the safety rules from now on" and then gone to speak to a manager/owner inside the store.


Afraid of the guy going postal and start shooting people because he gets pissed off about being forced to follow the rules or leave? I'd kindly remind him that he's at a gun range, and that if he were stoopid enough to pull such a move, that he would not be walking away alive.
The rangemaster handled it better that I would have. As for us, we did leave that day. The range is and always has had an excellent safety record as long as I have been going there (30 years or more).

Now, an update: We went yesterday and they have new signs posted between the shooting stations clearly stating the complete wording of all range rules. The rangemaster said that this was a result of encounters such as the one I originally posted (seems there has been an uptick in these incidents recently). He also said that while he did not specifically recall the incident I described he believes the guy was ejected after we left, as has happened in other incidents.

I believe had I made more of an issue than I did it would not have helped. I left and I believe that was the appropriate thing to do. The rangemaster had his hands full with the situation and my getting involved would have been a distraction and easily could have escalated things.

If you read my original post all the way through, I did say
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Another cease fire was called, and we were done for the day, so while the boys were packing up the targets and ammo and such behind the firing line (but not the firearms) I walked down and introduced myself and told him very politely that we had been coming to this range since I was his son's age as had my two teenage boys, and they were held to the same strict rules as his son was even though they were much older, etc. etc. I mentioned that the rules were there for everybody's safety etc.. He responded by saying that if somebody gets in his face again like the Range Master did he was going to start a fight (did I mention that this guy is about 5' 4" tall and my sons and are a foot taller than him? Not that this should matter.). I told him that he better not start any fights, good luck with teaching his kid safe gun handling and have a nice day, then went back to help the boys pack up our stuff behind the firing line and then the rifles once commence firing was called again. Sure enough this guy does another bonehead move, which generated yet another visit from the RM. They were still talking to him as we drove off.
Again, I believe I did the right thing. I did not assert myself into a confrontation. I also believe the rangemaster did the right thing. I know him pretty well, and although he has only been at this range for a little less than a year he has done his job quite well from the beginning (and he had a difficult act to follow).
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Didn't mean to sound like I was second guessing what you did or did not do. you were there in person, I wasn't. I'm sure you reacted appropriately given the circumstances.

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