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Guns Are Not Dangerous People Are!

Why do so many people insist that if they make guns illegal to buy, the number of crimes with a gun will go down. Do people not realise for the most part criminals get their guns on the black market not at your local walmart. Guns are not dangerous, people are dangerous, and even more so with a gun. If they make guns illegal they might as well make everyting else illegal as well, you never know that spoon might decide it doesnt like you very much.

I have heard that this place does some great training at a great price http://www.frontsight.com/, check em out.

Stay away from Front Sight. there are a lot more reputable schools where you can learn how to shoot.

[quote]tom63 wrote:
Stay away from Front Sight. there are a lot more reputable schools where you can learn how to shoot.[/quote]

DITTO! The Director is a nutball.

In May Frontsight’s assets were seized in connection with a class action filed in 2005 by members of Front Sight’s First Family membership program.


Gunsite, Blackhawk, LFI, thunder Ranch are some more reputable institutions.

Speaking of Thunder Ranch:

Clint Smith,
Director of Thunder Ranch,
is part drill Instructor, and part stand up comic.
Here are a few of his observations on tactics, firearms, self defense
and life as we know it in the civilized world.

“The handgun would not be my choice of weapon if I knew I was going to a fight…I’d choose a rifle, a shotgun, an RPG or an atomic bomb instead.”

“The two most important rules in a gunfight are: always cheat and always win.”

“Every time I teach a class, I discover I don’t know something.”

“Don’t forget, incoming fire has the right of way.”

“Make your attacker advance through a wall of bullets. I may get killed with my own gun, but he’s gonna have to beat me to death with it, 'cause it’s going to be empty.”

“If you’re not shootin’, you should be loadin’. If you’re not loadin’, you should be movin’, if you’re not movin’, someone’s gonna cut your head off and put it on a stick.”

“When you reload in low light encounters, don’t put your flashlight in your back pocket… If you light yourself up, you’ll look like an angel or the tooth fairy…and you’re gonna be one of 'em pretty soon.”

“Do something. It may be wrong, but do something.”

“Nothing adds a little class to a sniper course like a babe in a Ghilliesuit.”

“Shoot what’s available, as long as it’s available, until something else becomes available.”

“If you carry a gun, people will call you paranoid. That’s ridiculous… If I have a gun, what in the hell do I have to be paranoid for.”

“Don’t shoot fast, shoot good.”

“You can say ‘stop’ or ‘alto’ or use any other word you think will work but I’ve found that a large bore muzzle pointed at someone’s head is pretty much the universal language.”

“You have the rest of your life to solve your problems. How long you live depends on how well you do it.”

“You cannot save the planet. You may be able to save yourself and your family.”

“Thunder Ranch will be here as long as you’ll have us or until Someone makes us go away and either way it will be exciting.”

Ditto on FrontSite…that damn Ignaccious Piazzo keeps calling me and waking me up every couple of weeks.