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Glacier wrote: Jun 12th, 2022, 8:00 pm The gun show at Lumby days was the best yet. Lots of great guns bought and sold.
Did you purchase anything interesting?

Do they still have the logger sports show/competition there?
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raft-cove wrote: May 26th, 2022, 9:03 am
raft-cove wrote: Mar 30th, 2022, 9:46 am https://www.castanet.net/news/Canada/36 ... e-revealed

Lots of talk on here about magazine capacity and what is taking place in the grey areas of bans.

Let me remind you that it only takes one person to snap, and 22 people are dead in Nova Scotia as a result.

To eliminate the risk of another mass shooting in Canada, we have to proactively take steps to protect others.

When it comes to Assault Rifles and weapons of that sort, the more restrictions the better.

If hunters are scared of deer, there are alternatives to military-style weapons.

https://atlantic.ctvnews.ca/n-s-mass-ki ... -1.5338738

19 children dead in Texas Mass Shooting.
https://www.castanet.net/news/World/36 ... up-school

Castanet has the facts:

The gunman who massacred 19 children and two teachers at an elementary school in Texas had warned in online messages minutes before the attack that he had shot his grandmother and was going to shoot up a school, the governor said Wednesday.

Salvador Ramos, 18, used an AR-15-style semi-automatic rifle in the bloodshed Tuesday at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde that ended with police storming a classroom and killing him. He had legally bought two such rifles just days before, soon after his birthday, authorities said.

“Evil swept across Uvalde yesterday. Anyone who shoots his grandmother in the face has to have evil in his heart,” Gov. Greg Abbott said. “But it is far more evil for someone to gun down little kids.”

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Misinformation bu our gov't re: firearms
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More RPAL and PAL characters running the streets at night in the Okanagan...

https://www.castanet.net/news/Penticton ... ing#373074

[youtube]https://youtu.be/x2qP2MJcV68[/youtube]

The hobbyists keep assuring us that guns are not dangerous, but the facts keep piling up against them.
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raft-cove wrote: Jun 27th, 2022, 12:22 pm The hobbyists keep assuring us that guns are not dangerous, but the facts keep piling up against them.
Huh, where do you come up with that drivel?

Firearms are extremely dangerous when loaded. No more dangerous than a hammer when not loaded.

" Hobbyists" and hunters and other users of firearms are well aware of the dangers with a loaded weapon, perhaps that fact is recognized by the course and checks LEGAL gun owners go through to obtain the PRIVILEDGE of owning a firearm.

I'll be interested in any statistics in a year or so if the gang shootings have been reduced because of tru-dum and blair's gun legislation.
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I got tired of his drivel so I just put him on my foe list. He's a broken record, very single-minded and not interested in learning anything different, so why bother?

Anyway - I haven't even been up to any ranges this year. Between my husband's surgery, the renovations and yardwork and just being plain overscheduled, I haven't been able to get away. Plus, we have our puppy now. Any ideas on how to acclimate him to a firing range? I'd like to go out at some point and would like to take him with us.
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Lady tehMa wrote: Jun 28th, 2022, 8:50 am Plus, we have our puppy now. Any ideas on how to acclimate him to a firing range?
How did little one deal with any or the recent thunder storms ?

40 years ago I found the crack of a .22 was more disturbing than the 12 gauge for the younger golden I had.
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Start them at a distance and work slowly forward.

Puppy.....leave them in the car at the range, with the window open 1". Next time, 3 ",
move the car closer to the firing line each time you go. On a leash, with a trusted friend in the parking lot and slowly work closer.

SLOWLY desensitize them to the smells and sounds.
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alanjh595 wrote: Jun 28th, 2022, 11:47 am Start them at a distance and work slowly forward.

Puppy.....leave them in the car at the range, with the window open 1". Next time, 3 ",
move the car closer to the firing line each time you go. On a leash, with a trusted friend in the parking lot and slowly work closer.

SLOWLY desensitize them to the smells and sounds.
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raft-cove wrote: Jun 27th, 2022, 12:22 pm More RPAL and PAL characters running the streets at night in the Okanagan...

https://www.castanet.net/news/Penticton ... ing#373074

[youtube]https://youtu.be/x2qP2MJcV68[/youtube]

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Do they still freak out when someone a mile away plinks his 22 at a target?
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raft-cove wrote: Jun 27th, 2022, 12:22 pm More RPAL and PAL characters running the streets at night in the Okanagan...

https://www.castanet.net/news/Penticton ... ing#373074

[youtube]https://youtu.be/x2qP2MJcV68[/youtube]

The hobbyists keep assuring us that guns are not dangerous, but the facts keep piling up against them.
Some like aerobatic flying...cuz it's dangerous
Some like skydiving...cuz it's dangerous.
Some like boxing and other combat sports...cuz it's dangerous.
Some like bows and crossbows...cuz they are dangerous
Some like swords, antique weapons...cuz they are dangerous.
Some like taking a 30-30 lever and sitting in a tree stand at 0C in sleet n snow hoping to get food for the freezer... hypothermia is dangerous and is real. ( I'm shivering just thinking about the last time I froze my balls off in a tree stand...Jeezus...I think I have ptsd from it I got so cold)
Guns ...yes, they are dangerous.

If guns shot out flower petals no one would be into it, would they?
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oldtrucker wrote: Jul 3rd, 2022, 8:34 pm
If guns shot out flower petals no one would be into it, would they?
Well, actually . . .

This is seeds, not petals, though.
https://www.thisiswhyimbroke.com/ca/sho ... wer-seeds/ :biggrin:

And this looks interesting, or weird (depending)
https://www.thisiswhyimbroke.com/ca/spi ... un-shells/
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Lady tehMa wrote: Jul 4th, 2022, 8:48 am And this looks interesting, or weird (depending)
https://www.thisiswhyimbroke.com/ca/spi ... un-shells/
Hmm, shoot your grouse, turkey or other game bird with it and all your seasoning is done... :up:
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^^^ I've read a bit on those pepper shotgun cartridges. I thought they came from a requirement to find a non lethal round that when one is hit by one, it burns and stings like bleep incapacitating the attacker. I read that a long time ago so I might be confusing the intent of the cartridges and these ones ladytema posted are probably something different. Just can't see blasting pepper up a bird's azz and it actually flavouring much of anything. Doubt the pepper would penetrate the feathers past 6 feet. Hey don't laugh...one time i saw a prairie chicken get shot at 15 feet with # 8 out of a .410... It got up and flew away.
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oldtrucker wrote: Jul 4th, 2022, 4:47 pm ^^^ I've read a bit on those pepper shotgun cartridges. I thought they came from a requirement to find a non lethal round that when one is hit by one, it burns and stings like bleep incapacitating the attacker. I read that a long time ago so I might be confusing the intent of the cartridges and these ones ladytema posted are probably something different. Just can't see blasting pepper up a bird's azz and it actually flavouring much of anything. Doubt the pepper would penetrate the feathers past 6 feet. Hey don't laugh...one time i saw a prairie chicken get shot at 15 feet with # 8 out of a .410... It got up and flew away.
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