The Disadvantage of Carrying Weapons

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    I keep a fourth hidden in my rectum. Just in case. ‘Cause ya never know...
     
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    Wrecked 'em? Damned near killed 'em.
     
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    All of that is not really that complicated to learn and when you get into it is much simpler than what most people think.
     
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    If it was that easy, you'd think that people with a freshly-minted CPL license would not rush out of a Home Depot to shoot at shoplifters.

    Woman Who Shot at Home Depot Shoplifters Vows to Never Help Anyone Again

    FYI, this was less than 3 miles from my house.
     
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    Because the action(s) of one or a few is indicative of everyone else.
     
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    I agree that the overwhelming majority of lawful concealed weapons carriers do not break the law in any way, shape, or form with regard to their carry of weapons. I simply question how simple it is for the average citizen to understand these things. I think most of them absolutely do not. I guess I'm a pessimist in that way.
     
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    It's actually really simple if....you aren't a dips**t and you take the time to learn.....and are open to learning

    Problem is some either don't take the time to learn or go in with their own preconceived ideas and do not learn it correctly.

    Then you have your Dips**t outliers that make us all look bad.
     
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    Stupid me posted the video in a different language. Here it is in English...
     
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    Right. Because the guy you took it from is real likely to have kept the safety on.
    Still having difficulty differentiating between fantasy and reality?
    The point, which you clearly failed to grasp, is that the odds of an assailant having a gun that I have ‘no idea’ how to operate is ridiculous.


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    Nope, there is this true case of an owner of a gun shop who in the course of having his shop robbed his sidearm was taken and the bad guy tried to shoot him with it. The bad guy was not able to and shoot the gun and fortunately the shop owner was able to retrieve a backup gun and stop the robbers. The reason why the bad guy was not able to shoot his sidearm is because he had it specially designed that unless you knew exactly what to do you would not be able to fire it. He had it designed that way for that very reason, if somebody were to take it from him they could not shoot him with it. This is a true story not a fantasy my friend.
     
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    I’m pretty sure I didn’t say this. I said they are different issues, and I believe that.
     
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    Aren't both based on true stories? :nailbiting:
     
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    OK, I'm certainly willing to accept that I may have misinterpreted your one-liner. So perhaps you'd like to expand on the statement and clarify things?
     
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    Citation?

    I'm going to expand on this...
    I am extremely skeptical of the story you mention really being true. You're claiming that this gun shop owner had a custom designed one-off handgun made. Given the cost, I'm skeptical of that claim. Modified guns exist, certainly, but there's no significant change in the way the guns function.
     
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    Sure, but how good is your aim with that thing! :)
     
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    It depends on if I am firing from a position of concealment.
     
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    I know how to use it. I hit them with it. That way I get an absolute guaranteed result.

    If you think you will reliably fire a weapon you have just found. Then good luck with that.
     
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