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Does your mail "make" you as a gun owner?

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by 2dogs, Dec 31, 2002.

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  1. 2dogs

    2dogs Member

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    Catalogues from Dillon, Cabela's, Cheaper Than Dirt etc.

    Letters from many different gun rights groups and political organizations.

    Gunweek. Shotgun News.

    If the NICS, CCW haven't given the gummint the info, the mailman can.:impaled:
     
  2. El Rojo

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    Shotgun News, American Rifleman, Shooting Sports USA, Blue Press, Natchez, Midway USA, Graff and Sons, Cabellas, Cheaper than Dirt, Bushmaster, Wilson Combat, Federal Arms Corporation, and of course all of the 2nd Amendment junk mail.
     
  3. ruger357

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    They have me pegged.
     
  4. Nanook

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    A good point. And I'm busted. Shotgun News, Dillon, Cabelas, American Rifleman, Guns & Ammo, assorted pleas for money from NRA, ISRA, GOA, and SAF.
    Natchez, MidwayUSA, the list goes on.
    I usually throw CTD catalogs right into the garbage, though. They are anything but CTD. But I digress.:)
     
  5. Greg L

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    Don't forget the occasional updates from the ATF if you have a FFL (C&R in my case).

    The BBT driver is probably clued in too given the small HEAVY boxes he drops off to say nothing about the long skinny ones with adult signature required on them. :D

    Greg
     
  6. trapshooter

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    No point in trying to hide

    as, unfortunately, we're all in a database somewhere.

    It's like a secret. If more than one person knows, it isn't a secret.

    4473's, NICS, CCW permits, permission-to-purchase, mail, e-mail, board posting, telephone, credit card, bank, etc. We're all 'out there'. Just depends on who's looking.
     
  7. Betty

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    Busted - but that's okay, we've got one cool mailman. He brought over his shotguns for Oleg to look at and repair, and made it to one of our small TFL gatherings. :D
     
  8. DrDremel

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    The UPS guy leaves any package in a hidden area just in case it is gun related. I know that some mailman has looked through a Shotgun news at least once.
     
  9. Hkmp5sd

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    In a word, YEP.
     
  10. riverdog

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    Is there any way to stop all the 2ndAmendment junk mail. Particularly those from the NRA with their hand out, forever asking for more money. Maybe if I move and don't send them a forwarding address ...
     
  11. TallPine

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    Hey, just living in Montana makes you a suspect - more likely an "enemy combatant"

    And I wouldn't even dare to drive into PRK with MT plates.
     
  12. JHill

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    Yep, I'm slightly pegged: snailmail--Cabela's, Bass Pro Shops, and recently Surefire Catalogs!!

    Email, yep busted there esp.-- jhill191145@juno.com
    :D
     
  13. deputy tom

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    Yes,the mail tells lots of people many things about Us but the internet is worse yet.tom.:uhoh:
     
  14. 2nd Amendment

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    Yeah, I had thought of this before. The mailman definitely has to wonder about me at times.
     
  15. yorec

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    I try to have a lot of it delivered to work. Saves on the wife's wondering what I'm gonna buy next.

    Still plenty of stuff shows up at home...
     
  16. Viking6

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    With all due respect to all the great letter carriers, I think my carrier has a challenge just getting my mail in the box so I don't think he spends any time thumbing through my mail. But in principle your mail does make you as a gunowner.
     
  17. Double Naught Spy

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    You know, the mail issue doesn't bother me that much. My mail profile would be that of a gun owning race car guy who does photography and has interests in popular science, dolls (my wife's constant barrage of kid's stuff) and archaeology, not to mention being on a million lists for all sorts of political stuff. No, it isn't the mail that really pegs me that well. It is getting 10-1000 round cases of .45 acp, or 2700 rounds of 5.56 in a box so heavy it requires additional shipping charges and everything marked ORM-D and ammunition on them. No, it isn't the mailman, but the UPS guy who has to think I have some sort of underground storage bunker for all this stuff.
     
  18. rmdye

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    yes im afriad mine does, due to the c&r, and all the catalogs i get. i have noticed the mail man is a lot nicer know and very plesent. Ronald
     
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    Yep

    Have a cool Res. Mgr. He and brother members of a gun club, watches for Deliveries here at Apts.

    Flip side I get others mail from time to time--I got some Interesting neighbors from the looks of some catalogs.
    Victoria's Secret pales in comparison ...really...I just thumbtack on noteboard...:p
     
  20. 4v50 Gary

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    Yes. Also, if it's my regular mailman, everything comes in good condition. When he's on vacation, I get an anti-gunner and everything looks like it's ben through a shredder. :mad:
     
  21. MikeK

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    A week doesn't go by that I don't get some gun-related mail.
     
  22. Mr. Hankey

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    Besides receiving all the aforementioned catalogs etc.

    The one that really jumps out at you is my subscription to Combat Handguns.

    I kinda wish that one came in a sleeve or something.

    If the large Title COMBAT HANDGUNS and the sinister looking pistol pictured on the cover weren't bad enough.
    There are always the mention of the articles contained in that issue. You know the ones with titles like.

    How to survive an encounter with 3 armed felons.

    The use of deadly force, are you ready? etc.

    I think those attract too much attention.
     
  23. Schuey2002

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    Nope !! :neener: :D

    I have all of my gun mags sent to my mom's office. I just swing by
    there everyday and pick them up..

    (The post office probably thinks my mom is a member of a militia..) :D
     
  24. xjer

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    Yes, mailman, UPS driver and the Fed-ex driver. It dont take
    much. A NRA letter or two, A few packages from Cheaperthandirt
    A couple of catalogs, etc....

    Mike
     
  25. 762x51

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    Do you think the Bushmaster catalog is a giveaway?
     
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