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    Quote Originally Posted by wooddoctor View Post
    I really hope you kidding around. I have had several self inflected wound, No found memories. Have at it, moron, shoot yourself in the knee cap with a 45 and let us know how it felt. why would you even start such a stupid topic? Smash you hand with a sledge hammer and report back, moron.
    Aww, lighten up there Doc! He's just jokin' around.
    "When war does come, my advice is to draw the sword and throw away the scabbard."
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    I have never been shot at but when working the "pits" those rifle bullets sound pretty mean when zipping overhead. I would not want to take one just for practice. I really hope he was kidding.
    Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress;
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  4. Bo, Thanks for bringing back down, tough day today, had to make sure the moocher got their share.
    "When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together in society, they create for themselves in the course of time a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that justifies it."Frederic Bastia

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    I'm not one bit embarrassed about the topic I brought up. I thought you're views only differed sightly, now I just think of you as a childish troll. I sincerely feel bad for your kid being brought up by a bully father.

    Quote Originally Posted by Phillip Gain:230497
    Haha! I hope you're joking. You never know where it's going to go or what it's going to destroy once it breaks skin.

    One man who got shot described the sensation as "exactly like being hit in the chest with a sledgehammer." I wish I could cite the quote, but it's been probably 15-20 years since I read it. It stuck with me, obviously.

    While I've never been shot - I've been shot AT. Bullets make a most peculiar sound when passing by...it's almost like a hiss or crackle. I can't quite describe it, but I'll never forget it.

    Your friend brings up a good point - it probably IS a good idea, once in a while, to take out the earplugs and squeeze off a few rounds; no more than like a magazine or cylinder worth, and definitely NOT in an indoor range. Likewise, it's a good idea to get in some shooting in low light and darkness. And practice shooting with the "weak" hand as well. (I just recently started doing that. The difference is STARTLING. I'll definitely be doing that more.) It can also be beneficial to take an UNLOADED or Blue Gun and practice un-holstering with the weak hand as well.

    Train for the unexpected. And don't shoot yourself.
    Though its pretty obvious we aren't friends, thanks Phillip, for understanding. Some people are just wired poorly.

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    Maybe we should ask Gabriel Gifford -- she was shot in the head remember? -- though I don't think she trying to gather experience along that field.
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    Uhmn, no offense but that's a bit wild. If you get shot in a self defense situation you will be pumped up on adrenaline and might not even feel the pain at first. You can not recreate that. All you will do is get yourself in a lot of pain and quite possibly loose your CCW license (shooting yourself looks a lot like you might be mentally unstable or tried committing suicide). I would not recommend that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheSp8 View Post
    Been stabbed in the leg with a pencil. I didn't like it so I think I'll skip getting shot for training purposes.

    If you're really serious about it you should let someone else do it so you'd get more of the real effect.

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    Tony
    I give.... YMOS ?

  9. #18
    Good grief! LOL -

    A man ought to do what he thinks is right!

    Psalm 82:3-5

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    Yeah! Let us know how that turns out! Can I watch?

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