Originally Posted by Popeye
I pay close attention to what's going on around me. Paying attention lets you see things getting set to happen before they happen. Forewarned is forearmed.
I agree completely sir. If you see a bad situation brewing, and you have the opportunity to aviod it. Avoid it! There are betters ways of savin' you self and others than tryin' have a quick-draw in a gas station.
Originally Posted by Buzzard II
Here in New Jersey we have what is called a "Jersey Reload"-carry a second, loaded gun!
Y'all have made some good points! Going over a magazine in a true self-defense
scenario is very,very, unlikely, and I know this. However, I believe that people should give some consideration to how they'll handle magazine reloads if that situation, however unlikely, should ever occur. I don't mean to imply that an individual should base his/her strategy on magazine changes alone, but as aa1911
said: "it's a very very valuable skill to maintain"
“Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples’ liberty’s teeth.” – George Washington
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