Originally Posted by ponycar17
Haha, Enfield most of the time we don't need to carry either. It's the spare tire scenario. A man asks if another carries a spare tire. The second man says, "of course I do." The first man asks, "when is the last time you had to use it?" The second man replies, "why, I've never had to use it..." The first man asks, "so why do you carry one?" The second replies, "because I might need it one day..."
Same deal... I'm glad to live a place that at least gives us the option to defend ourselves.
There are a couple hundred recently slaughtered people in Mumbai that did not have spare tires when they needed them.
Never say die!
"A nation who forgets its defenders is soon forgotten itself."
"A good shot must necessarily be a good man since the essence of good marksmanship is self-control and self-control is the essential quality of a good man." – Theodore Roosevelt