Have you ever fired a gun?
I LIKE GUNS; GUNS ARE GOOD!!!
And I took a full gun course first. I don’t like guns, but I’d rather have some kind of defense.
All you no votes, why not? I believe you would enjoy it.
I own an AR15, Ruger 10 22, and a Ruger LC9s (9mm handgun)
Fired those on top of my dad's .270, 12 gauge, 20 gauge, .357, Ruger Mini 14, and I guess BB gun if we are counting those.
I own exclusively semi-automatic weapons, surprisingly none of them have killed anyone
Well unless you have a Class III then they are all semi-automatic. Unless you count bolt-action separate. But same here. I have 2 and they have never killed anyone. Weird.
I tend to have the following classifications when describing guns: automatic (1 trigger fires bullets until stopped), semi-automatic (1 trigger pull = 1 shot and I typically say double action revolvers fit this category), pump action (pump to chamber round and 1 trigger pull), single action revolvers (1 hammer back and trigger pull), bolt action (charge bolt and trigger pull), and lever action (1 lever draw and trigger pull)
Did I miss anything?
Excuse me, *Muzzle loaders
I don't think muzzleloaders are considered firearms by the ATF
Felons can own muzzleloaders
Absolutely not true. Depending on the state as far as I could find. Some are classified as 'Antique' so some can own them. But there are also some black powder rifles that you have to have a FFL.
You should try it. It's a lot of fun and a good skill to have
Eventually I will
Yes, both in and out of the military. Hand guns, rifles, shotguns... yup.
Yup and own two.
I've never hired one...
They tend not to be great workers
Yeah, maybe it's a motivational thing....
Yeah, they dont do much normally, unless someone really pushes them then they are capable of anything... Good or bad!
I wonder if my firearms suffer from PTSD.....
I doubt many... They aren't really thinkers.
I own about 25 guns but haven’t fired one in several years.
You can donate them to me if you don't like them haha. I'll very happily take them off your hands.
I highly value them.
Some were my grandfathers dating back about 100 years.
I just don’t get back to my ranch much. I haven’t given up yet.
Got a few guns, mainly for hunting and some protection. They are fun to work on, clean, all that. Bit of a gun nut when it comes to simple shotguns, rifles, and revolvers.
Yes, a few times, can’t wait to try out my first gun though.
Do water guns count?
No, but I assume they could be made with that capability.
I grew up with guns. Ive got a little of everything.
I go to the range once a month with a group. Been doing it for years. I'd really like to go hunting at some point, I'm just not sure how to get into it.
Ask a friend or cough up some money for a guided hunt. You should take a hunters safety course first though
Well yeah. Who hasn’t?
1/3 of Democrats
Yes, it was fun.
Yes, but I down own firearms. I don't deprive a sense of power from it because I'm secure and not impotent.
Lol a LOT of assumptions you're making there. See how that way of thinking works for you when you get robbed
There is the impotence! Do you get robbed a lot "Rambo"?
Cool. Keep trying to convince us about how secure you are. That’s what secure people do.
I came to laugh at the comments. There’s always one in the bunch who makes a silly comment about machismo.
Impotence? Are you projecting adam? i don't see the relevance. No i don't get robbed a lot but that isn't a valid argument against being prepared.
It was your argument...
Uhh No it wasn't
Yes it was dumbshit, you said that my negative attitude towards firearms would not do well if I was getting robbed, this is a logical fallacy called the appeal to consequences. One that doesn't work because neither of us had been robbed!
Nice hypocrisy you have there. You have no ground to claim logical fallacy when your non argument of "i haven't been robbed yet so i don't need a gun" is analogous to "i haven't got in a wreck yet so i feel secure by not wearing a seatbelt"(which is in fact a non argument of consequentialism). The fact that i haven't been robbed yet doesn't mean i shouldn't be prepared...
No you fucking moron! You said it to me!
If you can't even keep track of your own words how are you going to keep up with mine?!
Your attitude towards firearms wouldn't fare well for you if you were robbed, that's a true statement.
And it's a shit argument against my words.
Calling me a moron doesn't help your case. Take a deep breath and try again.
I didn't claim it was an argument, you've been the only one calling it that. Now quit dodging.
Oh jumping Jesus on a pogo stick boy, that's what your statement was, an argument against my argument, it was a hope of a threat, you were envisioning and hoping I was going to get robbed and suddenly realized the error of my ways. You probably ejaculated to it.
I wasn't wishing a threat, now you're just being neurotic. It wasn't an argument but Nice work with those mental gymnastics. You're using assumptions left and right.
Get a grip Adam he wished nothing bad on you.
AdamStephens everyone, and example of emotional security and stability. A model SOHer.
"I don't need to put gas in my car because i feel like it will go forever" "your car will stop when it runs out of gas" "THAT'S NOT AN ARGUMENT YOU DUMBSHIT MORON I BET YOU MASTURBATE TO THE IDEA OF ME CALLING AAA"
And that's a strawman!
@rambo088 someone's a little touchy about guns and over compensentating. Did Adam's comment hit a little too close to center?
Lol if it is a strawman Then you would be able to explain. But go ahead and keep dodging.
@cherepexa can you not read? Your assumptions lead to no truth and only make you look ignorant.
You set up the argument about what you said being akin o saying what I said applied to driving without gas, not even comparable. It's an argument you created to be destroyed easily. It's nothing to do with what I said, or even what you said. An appeal to consequences is a logical fallacy pretty much saying "keep doing what you're doing and you'll be sorry!" You don't need to be right it's just a threat that there will be consequences. That's what it's called argumentum ad consequentiam.
Insert eyeroll here...how's that Prius running?
Nope...but all it takes is once. Better to have and not need then to not have and get buried.
Adam, reading your comments has given me brain cancer. Did you just go through 9th grade English class? Rambos comments destroyed you..
Congratulations on your cancer.
I can’t tell if Adam is a super secure twelve year old that looked up logical fallacies on the internet or a super secure psych ward patient. I’m just intimidated by how secure he is...
Also nice comeback on the cancer comment. Looks like you got a solid understanding on that fifth grade “your rubber and I’m glue” material.
Thanks, I thought it was pretty good myself.
Actually just got back from doing it....nothing like the smell of a spent round..!!!
Yes, since I was 5.
I am amazed that this is even a question. It is similar to “Have you ever eaten” or “Have you ever breathed air”..... are there really people who have NEVER fired a weapon?
No, but I'd like to at some point
Yes. No big thrill, really.
Yes! I collect all types of firearms and shoot regularly.
Yes. I have an old bolt action and it's rarely touched.
Of course. It was shooting guns in the first place that help me develop my opinions.
Yasss! We have many foreign guests come visit us, none of them have ever seen a gun irl. We always take them shooting and they LOVE IT.
shooting my kel tec sub 2000 today
Sub2k's are pretty neat. My buddy has one.
They're pretty neat and compact. I got the navy blue one
Yep. Went to a shooting range a few weeks ago. First time I’ve fired high powered (caliber?) rifles.
Caliber refers to the diameter of the bullet, not the "power" or kinetic energy.
Cool. When I shot the large rifles they were so powerful. So loud even with headsets. I think one caliber had a 3 in it like “310” or something like that.
Qualified on the M-4 and the M-9. Harvested several deer and an elk so far. Own 6 and a half. The armory’s coming along quite well.
Barely. My dad's .22 varmint rifle that he uses to shoot moles.
Yes every Wednesday.
I’m an American. Duh. 🙄 What a stupidass question.
Stupidass answer for a stupidass question.
You think being an American, who follows the Constitution, is a stupidass? Sad. 😔
Wait what, everyone doesn't own a gun? 😂
Anyways, my answer is Absolutely!
I have been to gun ranges, and I’m a great shot (it’s not that hard lol), it’s just boring to me.
Try hitting something running from you, that's what makes a good shot.
You aren't a great shot if you haven't challenged yourself
I have wanted to do skeet shooting but meh. If the opportunity presents itself I will.
Every weekend. Yesterday it was pistols. Today it’s shotguns.
From the most difficult to shoot to never missing. Haha
Who said he was shooting static targets?
I don't care if it's static or moving, a pistol is infinity more difficult to shoot and hit a target to even a shotgun with slugs.
What about clay pigeons?
Well for a first timer I can see trap shooting being a deal. However, as I'm sure glockman is more than capable of doing, once you know to lead and calmly shoot, I'd say it's way easier than hitting a can at 50 ft with a pistol. I was mostly trying to joke around....
Yesterday I shot a USPSA match. It included a “Texas Star” which moves. Other than that all targets were static but it’s not just hitting them that counts. It’s HOW FAST you can run through the course hitting all of them. Today it’s SKEET.
You're a better shot than me then. Only weapon I can shoot fast and accurately are lever actions. Hope you kick ass!
14th out of 67 on Saturday. Haven’t seen the scores from the shotgun match but I did shoot 21 out of 25 clays.
I live in the country with some not so friendly wildlife so of course!
Yep. AR-15 and M9.
Match made in heaven.
M9 is meh
Mostly little things The safety isn't very ergonomic, top ejection port and the trigger is ok compared to others. As far as steel frame 9mm pistols go, a c75 or sig226 is a better choice.
As in you had to use it somewhere other than the firing range?
Had a bad experience hunting when I was younger. My dad pressured me into it and I didn’t enjoy it at all. Also have had friends that have been sent to the hospital for lack of gun safety. So I just stay away from them now cause I don’t enjoy them or have a need for them in any aspect of my life.
Ah. Safety took up 1/3 of the briefing each time I was at a range.
Go shooting with some responsible people and you may enjoy it
If you mean actual guns, then no. If you mean paintball guns or BB guns, then yes.
Yes and I love it!
I do as well!
Working on skill level, accuracy, safety, muscle memory and discipline.
No, all my guns have been lifetime hires.
LOL. I see what you did there.
I was nine when I bought my air rifle, Daisy Red Rider of course.
So, from 17 caliber to 58 caliber and various shotguns, thousands of times.
"You'll shoot your eye out kid!"
Im typing this with 9mm rds. Bc this is America!!#!
I love shooting.