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  1. Don’t get the nickel confused with galvanized steel cases by wolf.
  2. Won’t hurt a thing with lead shot. Steel shot would be different.
  3. better result to put a felt spacer in the bottom of the shot cup. This this is a straight wall shell, are you sure you are using the correct wad? Also, only use a minimal amount of wad pressure, just enough to firmly seat against the powder.
  4. And I think both Taurus and mossberg have introduced competitive priced pistols which may adversely affect their $$$.
  5. E4, I agree with you. It's a shame people don't take that right/responsiblility as seriously as they should I guess is the concern.
  6. Your words or summation, not mine. Training makes one more proficient, lessens the chances for accidents, and in all likelihood decreases the chance of being involved in a gunfight.
  7. So E4, because I am a trainer my opinion has no merit. I don’t train gun owners to make a living. It is an enjoyable hobby because I discovered one doesn’t know what he doesn’t know. I was one of those people. I want to share my experience with others. Ignorance is one of the leading causes of firearm accidents. People need experience and training from somewhere, they’re not born with it and now most are not raised in that environment. I have seen many students that need significantly more training and experience to safely exercise their right. It is not unusual to have a student arrive in class with a brad new gun still in the box. Or a student who has never fired a gun before. Where do you want me to send that student? What is your advice to that person? Can I tell them just carry that gun and do as you see on TV, just point and pull the trigger, it’s your right? So I have invested my time and money to be reasonably competent as a firearm owner and instructor. I didn’t make the laws for a permit and even if TN was constitutional carry, there would still be people in need of training.
  8. but it was accidently on purpose...
  9. Good point. So those are trained, experienced gun owners, some which garner headlines. No telling how many instances have occurred with the general public that one will never hear about. I don’t want myself , family or friends to be the recipient.
  10. http://knoxvillenews.tn.app.newsmemory.com/?publink=103e8dae1
  11. quite a bit of difference IMO. Bloomberg wants to eliminate guns of all types. I simply want people to be responsible in carrying a firearm in public. Jumping through hoops for various reasons for centuries.....including buying firearms and the Constitution is still intact then and now.
  12. you didn't see crowds at the shopping malls though did ya?.....no subdivisions either. There is a difference whether you want to admit the practicallity of it or not.
  13. timber rattler and plenty in middle TN.
  14. There is a huge difference in the right to own firearms and carrying a firearm in the midst of the general public. Being able to talk does not make one a public speaker. Same difference in my book.
  15. I help a lot of new shooters. Basic safety, handling, shooting skill, etc. Sometimes people simply need time and experience to be minimally functionable. Sooo, I sent one new shooter to a 'school' for a basic handgun course. They come away with a CCP. Folks, if there was ever a person who was no where close to ready to be turned loose to carry, it was this person. Just another reason this CCP was and is a terrible idea. I teach the ECP class and certainly there are people who pass this course as well that should not carry a gun just based on the success of this course. Oh well, I feel better......

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