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Old 11 March 2006, 06:17   #1
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What Is It With Americans & Guns

All rather worrying.

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Old 11 March 2006, 06:53   #2
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i would love to go along and do a bit of that, looks a lot of fun, better than a stupid slr on a tame range!
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i would love to go along and do a bit of that, looks a lot of fun, better than a stupid slr on a tame range!
Good grief.
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well i spent 10 years in the forces and never really got to have much fun with a gun and doing some shooting up, was usually on a range with 10 or 20 rounds target shooting which is very very boring. i used to do a lot of game shooting and hunting with rifle and twelve bore and 410 winchester style which was a great pastime.
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Because they can...

Wish I could have a go-it's not hurting anyone.
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Wish I could have a go-it's not hurting anyone.
Do you think it is a good idea to teach a small girl to use a machine gun?
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Do you think it is a good idea to teach a small girl to use a machine gun?
YES - because then she will understand guns and treat them with the respect they deserve!!!

I was shooting real guns when I was 6 or 7 years old. I went on to shoot most kinds when we lived abroad.

I love guns - marvellous bits of engineering - but I have never even shot so much as a mouse!!!

Remember it is people who kill - in the Rwanda massacre they used machetes and spears because they thought it was more traditional......

Anyone noticed how guncrime has increased since Britain became the only country in the World to have a total ban on handguns?
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Looks like great fun. I must admit to squeezing out rounds of a 9mm when in Poland several years ago an it was great, but it was at targets in a gun range of a Bowling Ally . Just walk in, pay your Zloties and have a go.

Did get an invite to see an American's gun collection of 250 guns when working in Muncie a year and a half ago, I declined though, based on the fact I'd heard he'd shot himself in the leg sometime before .
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YES - because then she will understand guns and treat them with the respect they deserve!!!
Learn to treat guns with respect? Fine! I have nothing against shooting. However, civilians have absolutely *no need* to learn to fire machine guns.. They are for killing people.

And as for admiring guns as some sort of engineering work of art is -in my opinion- slightly unhinged.
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If you had ever handeled a english game gun i think you would appreciate the
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