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Don't need no stinking guns

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by Isher, Jul 17, 2009.

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  1. Isher

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    Good quick thinking.

    The article:

    So, what did we learn today, class?

    If you're a Marine and you like to get up close and personal with your mountain lions, bring a chain saw.

    For the rest of us, I recommend something with a little more reach. Something, perhaps, in .357 or .44 mag.

    Or maybe just bring 20 or 30 pounds of steak to throw at the cat.

     
  3. chris in va

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    I'm very glad the guy defended himself from the mountain lion. Couldn't even imagine the damage something like that would cause.

    I also feel bad for the starving cat. They're magnificent animals.
     
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    Chris, you may get intellectually pummeled here for writing that, but I agree.

    I'm glad the guy fended off the attack. He did what he needed to and should have. No argument there.

    But it's too bad the cat had to be killed. I imagine that getting wounded by a chainsaw wielding human may have cured it of human hunger.

    <dons flame suit>
     
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    Hey, the guy defended himself, and most likely his family and other people out in the woods.

    The cat, on the other hand, wasn't so lucky.

    Seems like things worked out well enough.

    I'd rather read about a dead cat than a dead person that was enjoying the outdoors.

    Could've been worse, could've been better, but I'm happy about this turn out.
     
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    Great story. Brave man. Poor mountain lion. :)
     
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    I think getting shot by wildlife agents is what cured it.:D
     
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    Having been the recipient of a severe chainsaw injury, and having inflicted that severe chainsaw injury upon myself, I'll just say it's amazing what your body can go through and keep trucking, at least short term. If you don't hit a major blood vessel, you can still function. I had skin hanging off, blood oozing out, bone visible, and still walked to the car to go to the ER.


    I see it now: Everyone leave your guns at home. Instead pack your Husqvarna chainsaw with a 5 foot bar on it. :D

    Call your local sheriff and ask if you need a permit to carry a chainsaw concealed :neener:

    Why do you carry a handgun? Because a 5 foot chainsaw is too heavy ;)

    In all seriousness, much kudos for some quick thinking on the part of that Marine.
     
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    It begs the question what caliber of chainsaw?!:neener:
     
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    All I can say to the Marine is: Arrrrrrrrrrrrughhh Semper Fi Marine
     
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