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Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Cross-X, Nov 19, 2005.

  1. Cross-X

    Cross-X Shooting at the big range in heaven Dealer NES Member

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    "You Might Be A Gun Nut If"


    -If you've ever dabbed a little Hoppe's on your neck before going on a date...
    -If you bought checkering tools, checkered all your gunstocks and are now starting on the bedposts...
    -If you cannot really recall just how many guns you own...
    -Surplus ammunition suppliers call you to see if there was anything you were looking for...
    -If you bought a gun from a gunshop, only to realize you used to own it years ago...
    -If you've ever shot out a 1911 barrel.........
    -If you save brass and have a case tumbler, but don't reload...
    -If you ever stripped the paint off of your car and then blued it
    -If you've ever bought ammo for a caliber you didn,t shoot, thinking that someday you might own a gun in that caliber...
    -If your computer passwords are gun related...
    -If your five-year-old can detail strip and fully reassemble an M-1 Garand............
    -If you take your guns out of the safe and handle them, just so you can wipe them down before going to bed...
    -If your local gunsmith calls you for obsolete parts...
    -If you home-school and use ballistic tables for math lessons...
    -If your gun safe is bigger than your refrigerator...
    -If the speedometer on your car is in both m.p.h. and fps...
    -If you call Brownells and they recognize your voice...
    -If you own reloading dies for calibers that you do not shoot...
    -If you understand Smith and Wesson's model numbers...
    -If you ever bought two different brands of the same bullet just to see which one "shot better"...
    -If you've ever had to explain "that it's not the same gun it's a variant!"...
    -If watching the Lion King gives you the itch for a .470 Nitro...
    -If you cut out your best groups and carry them in your wallet like photos...
    -If you've ever gone to a gun show three times in one month, and were excited every time...
    -If you feel that a golf course is a willful and deliberate misuse of a perfectly good rifle range...
    -If you ever accidentally seasoned a steak with FFFFg black powder...
    -If your brass tumbler used to be a small cement mixers.
    -If you identify the gun on the cover of Dillon's Blue Press before you notice the girl...
    -If you make $30/hr at work and spent 35 min- on your knees at the range looking for that last piece of .40 brass...
    -If you have guns in your safes that you can't for the life of you remember how you came by...
    -If the FBI asks you to identify firearms they can't...
    -If ammo manufacturers had to layoff workers when you went to Europe for a month's vacation...
    -If you know the range of every tree in the neighborhood...
    -if you can tell the caliber of any spent casing just by feel...
    -If you plead with the gun shop to hold a rifle/shotgun until you have space for it...
    -If you can't figure out why your non-shooting friends laugh when you say "Bushmaster"...
    -If you didn't get that last one because you don't have any "non-shooting" friends...
    -If you driver's license says "must wear night vision goggles."
    -If your shoulder is callused...
    -If manufactures ask you how their rifles hold up.
    -If you get misty eyed evey time you sell a gun..
    -If you alternate Silvertips, Hydra-Shoks and Black Talons in your magazines because they look prettier that way..........
    -If you guess windage and range every time you look at a road sign...
    -If you went out to the range this weekend to shoot up ammo, just so you'd have some brass to reload...
    -RCBS answers your phone calls, "What have YOU dreamed up this time?"..............

    --from the pages of glocktalk.com
     
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  3. FPrice

    FPrice Retired Zoomie NES Life Member NES Member

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    <---------Wannabee Gun Nut.
     
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    Moderator Moderator NES Member

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    Come on frosty you must have answered yes to one of them
     
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    I know that I did...
     
  6. Rob Boudrie

    Rob Boudrie NES Member

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    Survey

    I got 10 or 11 (one of my answers was a bit borderline).
     
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    <~~~~gun nut in training. I only got 2... [cry]
     
  8. Cross-X

    Cross-X Shooting at the big range in heaven Dealer NES Member

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    -- If you buy another safe not because you need it, but simply because it was a really good deal.

    -- If you have more than one gun in your collection that you have never fired.

    -- If you have ammo you bought years ago at a gun show just because you might own a gun in that caliber one day.

    -- If you have ever bought a gun by mail.

    -- If you got a C&R FFL just so you could qualify to own a machine gun someday in Massachusetts.

    -- If you have ever carried a gun while on a first date.

    -- If you still have spent brass weighing more than you do, and you don't even reload anymore.

    -- If you have a safe devoted solely to ammunition storage.

    -- If anytime anyone has a gun question, they call you first.
     
  9. Cledus J. Crabb

    Cledus J. Crabb

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    I counted 13.........
     
  10. Cross-X

    Cross-X Shooting at the big range in heaven Dealer NES Member

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    -- If you have more than one of the exact same kind of gun. ("Honey, didn't you know that Glocks always come in pairs?")
     
  11. Adam_MA

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    7 here... If that one said lockable cabinet specifically for ammo and not a safe I would have 8

    Adam
     
  12. Lynne

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    Okay...I only got 6, so I guess I'm still in training too. [lol]
     
  13. Weerd Beard

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    I was thinking of this one the other day

    -if you keep your finger off the trigger of the bottle of windex untill your target is in your sights.


    Noticed I did it the other day, and got me laughing!

    Arrrr

    -Weer'd Beard
     
  14. Lynne

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    Same thing happened to Ed and I - we both pointed at the other, andd then realized we were doing it ourselves. [lol]

    (ps welcome back! :D )
     
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    Thanks!

    Good to be back!

    But DANG! After 9 days at sea there is NO way I can keep up with all these threads! 8)

    Arrrr

    -Weer'd Beard
     
  16. KMaurer

    KMaurer Moderator NES Member

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    I put up the long version a little while back. When I first saw the list in the early 90's I found myself laughing at the number of them that applied to me (some in sapdes). Now I just take the remaining ones as currently unmet goals. [wink]

    Ken
     
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    C-pher

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    Holy crap. The long list is even better...
     
  18. Adam_MA

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    Yeah... But they start repeating themselves near the end.
     
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    C-pher

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    Yea, I saw that as well. But man, there were quite a few more that I could go with on that list...
     
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    C-pher

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    What if I were to add...


    If you're safe is taller than your wife.
     
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    11 here, and off to a gun show in an hour :D
    Only looking for a bayo, 2 slings, 3 bayo frogs and wonder, what I end up with.
    Oh, the bayo and 1 sling are for a rifle I hope to own by Christmas, Swedish M94 Carbine. That long M96 Swede needs a buddy to talk to in the safe.
     
  22. Cross-X

    Cross-X Shooting at the big range in heaven Dealer NES Member

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    ...If you have a hard time remembering which gun is in which safe.

    ...If, when the SHTF, you could comfortably arm your entire neighborhood.
     
  23. Lynne

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    Not me, but BOY do I know someone who could!! [lol]
     
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    Cross-X Shooting at the big range in heaven Dealer NES Member

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    ...When you count your ammo on hand not by the round, but by the case!
     
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    By the caliber...
     
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    Cross-X Shooting at the big range in heaven Dealer NES Member

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    ...if you hold onto old cartridge boxes just because they "might be worth something some day"
     
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    Bought some ammo today just for the brass 8)

    Arrr

    -Weer'd Beard
     
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    I do that all the time. I even though I might have over 1000 rounds of something. I'll go and buy some cheap ammo to have the brass to load.
     
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    I'm guilty, on numerous counts.
     
  30. MrsWildweasel

    MrsWildweasel Moderator NES Member

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    I think we're all guilty on numerous counts. C-pher the safe being taller than your wife won't count. [lol] [lol]
     

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