Grandad to Grandson

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Kestral, Feb 25, 2009.

  1. Kestral

    Kestral Member

    Told to me age 9. many- many years ago,but never forgotten.Your gun is your best friend,it is not only there to protect you if in extreme danger,but also to give you many hours of sporting pleasure & relaxation.Being it is such a special friend,you should always treat it as such,look after and care for it,and never ask it to do anything that you would know to be wrong yourself. If you ever did that,it would break the special relationship you have with your gun,you will have dishonoured , abused, & shamed it,& that knowledge would be past on to any other gun you may eventually own in years to come.Would you really want to treat a true friend like that.?

  2. Marlin

    Marlin *TFF Admin Staff Chief Counselor*

    Those are fine thought, Kestral. :) :)

    Thank you for sharing those wise thoughts with us.
  3. Marlin T

    Marlin T Well-Known Member

    Jul 8, 2005
    New Mexico
  4. Dakota Red 1

    Dakota Red 1 New Member

    Nov 26, 2007
    I noticed anybody who was taught like that really had a leg-up when they got to boot camp.
    This philosophy is as important for use with a firearm as ammunition.
  5. noslolo

    noslolo New Member

    Oct 15, 2004
    Johnstown PA
    Wow, great words to live by! Thanks Kestral.
  6. 1shot1k

    1shot1k Former Guest

    Nov 9, 2008
    Fort Worth, Texas

    Good thoughts and very true for all time.

    Makes me think of my of the last cowboys..of all he taught emblazened in my brain and I never forgot " son..when your on another mans place..your paid for ! ...act accordingly with respect "...
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