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MrBenchley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-05-04 09:13 AM
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GUNS OF THE DAY--April 5, 2004
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  -GUNS OF THE DAY--April 5, 2004 MrBenchley  Apr-05-04 09:13 AM   #0 
  - Ok everyone post your pic of what you think  demsrule4life   Apr-05-04 09:14 AM   #1 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-05-04 09:18 AM   #5 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-05-04 09:25 AM   #8 
  - My Nomination  7th_Sephiroth   Apr-06-04 09:57 AM   # 
  - Here's my first big gun...  Superfly   Apr-05-04 09:15 AM   #2 
  - Does that qualify for concealed carry?  DonP   Apr-05-04 10:28 AM   #25 
     - I feel for you bro  demsrule4life   Apr-05-04 10:37 AM   #26 
  - Family: We told of danger (NC)  MrBenchley   Apr-05-04 09:17 AM   #3 
  - Really, eh?  Superfly   Apr-05-04 09:22 AM   #6 
  - Now, fly...  MrBenchley   Apr-05-04 09:24 AM   #7 
  - I suppose it would be asking too much to see some proof of this  slackmaster   Apr-05-04 10:46 AM   #28 
  - In honor of 1a2b3c...  Township75   Apr-05-04 09:17 AM   #4 
  - Or how about the successor to the AR-15?  Superfly   Apr-05-04 09:25 AM   #9 
     - Looks like something from...  RoeBear   Apr-05-04 01:39 PM   #64 
  - Five shot dead in six days (VA)  MrBenchley   Apr-05-04 09:26 AM   #10 
  - Lunabush's Gun of the Day  lunabush   Apr-05-04 09:27 AM   #11 
  - Not much range  demsrule4life   Apr-05-04 09:28 AM   #12 
  - Damn government interference  lunabush   Apr-05-04 09:31 AM   #14 
  - And Here's Mine!!!!  CO Liberal   Apr-05-04 09:31 AM   #13 
  - My dream gun  lunabush   Apr-05-04 09:33 AM   #15 
  - I have never sustained injuries from a real gun  demsrule4life   Apr-05-04 09:34 AM   #16 
     - But How Many Injuries Are Sustained Each Year Through Real Guns...  CO Liberal   Apr-05-04 09:38 AM   #18 
        - Probably quite a few less...  Superfly   Apr-05-04 09:39 AM   #19 
        - I Guess You May Be Right  CO Liberal   Apr-05-04 11:26 AM   #34 
           - More unsubstantiated stuff....  Superfly   Apr-05-04 12:16 PM   #44 
              - OK -Let's Substantiate It Through a Google Search  CO Liberal   Apr-05-04 01:15 PM   #54 
                 - Substantiate this statement...  Superfly   Apr-05-04 01:19 PM   #56 
                 - It Stands To Reason...  CO Liberal   Apr-05-04 01:21 PM   #58 
                    - I'm not asking for your test by reason...  Superfly   Apr-05-04 01:23 PM   #60 
                       - Can't Do It Right Now....  CO Liberal   Apr-05-04 01:33 PM   #62 
                          - Okie dokie! You'll know where to find me.  Superfly   Apr-05-04 01:36 PM   #63 
                             - CO, do you have time now?  Superfly   Apr-06-04 09:24 AM   #100 
                 - You might also note that staple and spray guns  MrBenchley   Apr-05-04 03:05 PM   #72 
                    - The gun industry is self-regulating for product safety  slackmaster   Apr-05-04 04:00 PM   #79 
                       - And We Know Just How Safe They Are  CO Liberal   Apr-05-04 04:14 PM   #81 
                          - Accidents caused by unsafe firearms are very rare  slackmaster   Apr-05-04 04:26 PM   #82 
                             - So You Agree With Me.....  CO Liberal   Apr-05-04 04:36 PM   #84 
                             - People control and gun control  slackmaster   Apr-05-04 04:56 PM   #86 
                             - okay  iverglas   Apr-05-04 04:59 PM   #88 
                                - We have plenty of good gun control laws in the USA already  slackmaster   Apr-05-04 05:17 PM   #92 
                                   - ??  iverglas   Apr-05-04 05:58 PM   #96 
                                      - Owner licensing and registering is NOT NECESSARY to disarm  slackmaster   Apr-06-04 09:21 AM   #99 
                                      - Read and learn more about the REAL WORLD  slackmaster   Apr-06-04 10:10 AM   #102 
        - How many injuries are sustained by cars?  demsrule4life   Apr-05-04 09:41 AM   #20 
        - injuries sustained by cars??  iverglas   Apr-05-04 12:46 PM   #52 
        - Ouch...  Superfly   Apr-05-04 12:49 PM   #53 
        - How Many More Cars Are Used Every Day Than Guns??  CO Liberal   Apr-05-04 01:17 PM   #55 
           - Furthermore...  MrBenchley   Apr-05-04 03:08 PM   #73 
              - The Only One I Can Think Of....  CO Liberal   Apr-05-04 03:57 PM   #77 
              - Such events are scarcer than hens' teeth  MrBenchley   Apr-05-04 05:15 PM   #91 
              - If DUI is acccidental...  MrSandman   Apr-05-04 07:03 PM   #98 
        - I got a smashed finger from a M-16  lunabush   Apr-05-04 09:42 AM   #21 
           - Kind of like M-1 thumb?  demsrule4life   Apr-05-04 09:43 AM   #22 
           - Why were you assigned clean-up duty?  FatSlob   Apr-05-04 11:24 AM   #32 
           - Casual status until trainig started  lunabush   Apr-05-04 11:26 AM   #35 
              - This was some sort of Joint Service training?  FatSlob   Apr-05-04 11:30 AM   #37 
                 - check yer PM  lunabush   Apr-05-04 11:37 AM   #38 
           - Pinching when closing is required I think  DonP   Apr-05-04 11:52 AM   #40 
              - Yes, those bolt lugs do a number on your skin  slackmaster   Apr-05-04 12:15 PM   #43 
              - Can't say, never handled a M-1  lunabush   Apr-05-04 02:15 PM   #65 
                 - I wonder how many people have died of Garand Thumb or M16 Finger  slackmaster   Apr-05-04 02:24 PM   #67 
                    - I don't know about how your stepfather taught you to shoot  lunabush   Apr-05-04 02:52 PM   #68 
  - Hey! Is that one of those Rasta Guns?  Pete Puma   Apr-05-04 04:02 PM   #80 
  - Backers of march unswayed by delay (PA)  MrBenchley   Apr-05-04 09:36 AM   #17 
  - 15-year-old boy shot in chest with shotgun (CA)  MrBenchley   Apr-05-04 09:50 AM   #23 
  - Racist Gun Nut Church On Its Last Legs  MrBenchley   Apr-05-04 10:05 AM   #24 
  - Homeowner fatally shoots burglar  natasha1   Apr-05-04 10:38 AM   #27 
  - Brainerd student dies in accidental shooting (MN)  MrBenchley   Apr-05-04 11:05 AM   #29 
  - too bad he didn't make it to university  iverglas   Apr-05-04 11:24 AM   #31 
  - Had grown up with guns and was used to handling them?  TX-RAT   Apr-05-04 11:26 AM   #33 
     - Yeah, and just think  lunabush   Apr-05-04 11:30 AM   #36 
     - Guess that's what passes for responsible gun ownership...  MrBenchley   Apr-05-04 11:38 AM   #39 
     - Every child deserves to be taught basic safe gun handling  slackmaster   Apr-05-04 12:13 PM   #42 
        - They Were Failed....  CO Liberal   Apr-05-04 01:19 PM   #57 
        - Yes, every gun owner should behave responsibly  slackmaster   Apr-05-04 02:16 PM   #66 
           - "every kid should be armed with knowledge"  iverglas   Apr-05-04 03:05 PM   #71 
              - Teaching a survival skill is like giving someone a tool  slackmaster   Apr-05-04 03:57 PM   #78 
                 - Bad Analogy  CO Liberal   Apr-05-04 04:53 PM   #85 
                    - We're talking about avoidance of predictable hazards, not crime  slackmaster   Apr-05-04 04:58 PM   #87 
                       - And This Hazard Could Have Been Prevented  CO Liberal   Apr-05-04 05:00 PM   #89 
                          - Yes, but he didn't do that  slackmaster   Apr-05-04 05:14 PM   #90 
                             - And I've Yet to see One Convincing Argument....  CO Liberal   Apr-05-04 05:20 PM   #93 
                                - Did you do your homework before making that remark in this context?  slackmaster   Apr-05-04 05:30 PM   #95 
                                   - All Too Often On This Board.....  CO Liberal   Apr-06-04 02:26 PM   #105 
        - Anal Glaucoma the silent killer.  TX-RAT   Apr-05-04 01:22 PM   #59 
  - Tough mental health background checks could leave gaps (OH)  MrBenchley   Apr-05-04 11:17 AM   #30 
  - So, what's the solution?  slackmaster   Apr-05-04 12:19 PM   #45 
  - 1 dead, 2 injured in cop confrontations (AZ)  MrBenchley   Apr-05-04 12:03 PM   #41 
  - Gun ban in fairgrounds buildings irks some (OH)  MrBenchley   Apr-05-04 12:27 PM   #46 
  - Goddamned crooked gun lobby...  Superfly   Apr-05-04 12:28 PM   #47 
  - Too stupid to know what's in the bill they crafted  MrBenchley   Apr-05-04 12:37 PM   #48 
  - The truth on Ohio.  FatSlob   Apr-05-04 01:33 PM   #61 
     - Ah, those wonderful RKBA "facts"  MrBenchley   Apr-05-04 02:57 PM   #69 
        - You're the expert on facts that are made up as they go along  FatSlob   Apr-06-04 09:57 AM   #101 
        - Any reply? <crickets chirping>  FatSlob   Apr-06-04 12:14 PM   #103 
           - Why bother, fat slob? I already showed  MrBenchley   Apr-06-04 02:26 PM   #106 
              - You are poorly informed and mistaken about this.  FatSlob   Apr-06-04 03:22 PM   #108 
        - Speaking for the sane people...  RoeBear   Apr-06-04 01:30 PM   #104 
           - Doubt you're qualified to serve as spokesperson...  MrBenchley   Apr-06-04 02:29 PM   #107 
  - Ban assault weapons for King, Jackson says  slackmaster   Apr-05-04 12:39 PM   #49 
  - To quote Mr. Benchly in reply 48  Superfly   Apr-05-04 12:42 PM   #50 
     - He doesn't want to be bothered with Gun Porn Details(TM)  slackmaster   Apr-05-04 12:43 PM   #51 
  - 1 Killed, 1 Injured In Weekend Shooting (IN)  MrBenchley   Apr-05-04 02:59 PM   #70 
  - Man Shot, Pulled From Burning Car (OH)  MrBenchley   Apr-05-04 03:09 PM   #74 
  - Man Shot To Death Outside Nightclub (MO)  MrBenchley   Apr-05-04 03:39 PM   #75 
  - Police Reportedly Handcuff Dad After Basketball Game (MI)  MrBenchley   Apr-05-04 03:56 PM   #76 
  - Teen Dies In Riverview Shooting (FL)  MrBenchley   Apr-05-04 04:31 PM   #83 
  - Pistol under pillow shoots sleeping man (WA)  MrBenchley   Apr-05-04 05:23 PM   #94 
  - Police: Fight At Party Leads To Triple Shooting (MI)  MrBenchley   Apr-05-04 06:22 PM   #97 
 

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