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Sitting there, and my anti-gun friend asked me...

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by Chris-bob, Feb 24, 2013.

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  1. mljdeckard

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    I recently had a similar experience. An ex-girlfriend who swore to me that she would rather die than take someone else's life, even to protect her children, just asked me for a concealed carry class.
     
  2. browneu

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    Perhaps he should get his friend a yearly membership as a gift?

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  3. browneu

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    op he should get something that he likes and fits his hand well. Otherwise he may get frustrated with shooting and quit.

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  4. soonerfan85

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    I can't believe you didn't tell him to buy a Taurus Judge so he could shoot shotgun shells off his balcony to scare off the bad guys.

    I think .357 is still a great choice for most situations. Proven stopping power in a simple to operate platform. Start firing a short barreled .357 in their direction and most bad guys will be running in the opposite direction long before you empty the revolver.
     
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    good suggestion
     
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    That's excellent Chris.
    That mentality amongst dems seems to be spreading in my neck of the woods as well.
    A .38/.357 is great advice, unless, like a lot of folks I know, he shoots pistols markedly better than revolvers.
    As mentioned, do your best to equip him with as many as you can, then let him choose what he's most comfortable with.
    Again: Excellent, we all should be doing every bit we're able to along those same lines.
     
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    I hope it all works out.

    More than that I hope he doesn't become a closet shooter and keep it a secret from his left leaning friends.


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    I'll never understand that. To put a scum bags life a head of your own kids is :barf:

    At least she seems to be coming around. :)
     
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    Grmlin, I second that recommendation. Remember, you are most likely not going to have hearing protection when it suddenly becomes necessary to use a firearm.

    chuck
     
  10. Buck13

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    Did she say that before or after she actualy had kids?
     
  11. IndianaBoy

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    Be sure and explain to him why he can't find ammo, or has to pay out the nose for it.
     
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    Gen 4 Glock 19 should be a strong consideration, IMO.
     
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    Oh, she said it before. Now she has several.
     
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    Just had an aquaintance of mine (liberal Democrat and voted for Obama in both presidential elections), mention to me he couldn't find any 9mm. for his CCW! Hearing him talk about politics over the years I never figured him to be a gun owner let alone to have a CCW license for that matter.

    Very interesting turn of events.
     
  15. Fremmer

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    Yup good job on being a good friend and have fun shooting with him!
     
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    I pretty much always recommend a medium-large frame 357, unless I know someone is going to want to carry it and won't do so based on size/weight, then I'll go 38 J-frame (or equivalent). While the "wonder" 9/40s or any other semi autos have their place, I just don't see casual owners practicing failure drills enough or buying a couple hundred rounds of their carry ammo to test for reliability to be comfortable recommending one. Both of those problems are more or less non-issues on a revolver.

    Another nice side-effect is if he decides that just a handgun isn't enough, there are a plethora of "non-scary" leverguns in 357/38 available.
     
  17. Fremmer

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    Lol @ sooner...
    Don't you know that you don't "need" more than 2 shots off the balcony?
     
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