MAYBE IM PARANOID

Discussion in 'Self Defense Tactics & Weapons' started by old semperfi, Feb 15, 2010.

  1. viper7342

    viper7342 New Member

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    During my waking hours, there is almost always a 9mm or 40 S&W either on or right next to me, along with others in strategic locations as well as a shotgun or 2... I'm not paranoid, as most of them are locked up, but I keep the keys close at hand, better to be prepared and most likely alive than unprepared and most certainly dead.
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    Amen to that.
  3. dustydog

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    I don't really bother with keeping more than a shotgun loaded around the house,have two American Stafforshire Terriers that seem to know who's supposed to be there and who's not.Great with the local kids,but boyhowdy;the way their parents look when they see the kids "manhandling" the dogs!
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    I have my carry gun on me until bedtime and there are some stashed about the house just in case.
  5. carver

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    I'm way out in the country on 7 acres, 25-30 miles to anywhere. We don't have any crime out this way, but the oldest girl next door (in jail at the moment), likes the darker side of life. When I say next door I mean 150-200 yds. I'm always out around the property for some reason, or another, and have stumbled on folks on my property that were not supposed to be there. If I'm doing nothing more than cutting the grass, I'm armed, all the time!
  6. JLA

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    same here. I keep several loaded and unchambered in the cabinets, mainly so the wife or myself can grab one in a pinch and know its loaded. The mini14 stays stoked with a full 20 rounder. I keep all the revolvers loaded because you can easily see the brass rims shining out the cylinder, a marlin 60 for strays, the 870 stays stoked with buckshot, etc. etc. etc. I like to know the seconds it takes to load and chamber have already been sorted. In a defensuve situation those few seconds could determine who dies and who survives..
  7. carver

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    The front door; Just about everything I need right here:

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    Yep. cept i cant leave mine layin out just yet. the kiddos are still young and more daring than im comfortable with. some day soon tho..;)
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    It won't be long, they do grow up fast!
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    People are now commuting from the Poconos to NYC. One new neighbor commented to my wife about how quiet and safe it feels to live here. However, she said that knowing many people in the area have guns makes her nervous. My wife told her that the area is safe, quiet and peaceful because all those people have guns, and others know it.
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    That's awesome. :)
  13. dad2thebone

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    A shotgun for every room and my trusty ruger 45 on me with a rottweiler/pittbull alarm system with chomp feature , yep im ready and able.Get by the dogs im waiting .
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    Miles, is this the AK you took to the TX Shoot? A few of us got to test drive it, thanks.
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    I keep every gun I have loaded. There are several laying out most of the time, though I don't have them strategically placed around the house. I just keep them handy. About two nights each week the dog lets me know that there is "something" outside the house. Almost always a raccoon or opossum, and she usually gets them herself, but those things have become such a nuisance that I don't want one to get away because it got higher up the tree than she can climb (and I've twice seen her climb a tree to get a raccoon).

    Because we live at a campground frequented but up to 100 children at a time, the house is always locked. Always. Even when we're both sitting on the front porch and no one else is supposed to be here.
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    Yep, that old SKS ain't none too accurate but for anything from the fornt porch to the road, it'll get the job done! You can't see whats on the top of the book case to well, but there is another 30rd mag there for it, along with a couple of pistols, ammo for both, flashlight, binoculars, and the two red cups are for some .38 DEWC, and spent brass. I really do shoot off my front porch, and the road is "IN RANGE".
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    I'm sort of in the same position as others here, grandkids running loose. I do however have several positioned around the house. I don't consider myself paranoud eitherm
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