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Online Ian in Great Brak River

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Re: Carrying weapons on bikes. (A poll to see how you guys feel about it)
« Reply #20 on: February 14, 2014, 02:34:25 pm »
Does a Leatherman count ... suppose so.

It's intention is not self defense though.

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Re: Carrying weapons on bikes. (A poll to see how you guys feel about it)
« Reply #21 on: February 14, 2014, 02:44:23 pm »
I don't need to carry a weapon. I sometimes ride with BFG.
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« Reply #22 on: February 14, 2014, 02:50:34 pm »
When I ride solo or when my girl is with me on roads that i'm not familiar with I took my handgun with me, as well as a can of pepperspray. In the incident this mornig neither of the 2 guys would have stopped if it wasnt for the guns, guns makes some people VERY STRONG.
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Re: Carrying weapons on bikes. (A poll to see how you guys feel about it)
« Reply #23 on: February 14, 2014, 03:10:32 pm »
Working on the assumption that trouble is more likely to come to me than the other way round I do sleep with a gun under my bed but figure that when I'm riding I will be going past/getting away from trouble. On that score a quiet bike (exhaust) is also very important. Why broadcast to a bunch of drunks in a shebeen that you are about to arrive? Also, a gun is a real pest to look after (as already stated) However, if you must carry a gun the holster from sad sacks that holsters the gun over your stomach (or small of your back if you must) seems the most secure option. Ian
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« Reply #24 on: February 14, 2014, 03:25:34 pm »
This whole argument gets me .... guns don't kill people, people kill people. I carry a firearm, I am trained and competent and have years of experience handling and using guns. Further more it is my right to bear arms.
It is not about the guns that kill or the stupidity, it is a fact that there are to many people out there that carry guns and think they are rambo and pull a gun for any stupid reason.
With training and knowledge and experience comes restraint and  knowing what the situation is and when to to do what.

Agreed, for the most part I do not carry when I ride as I feel I don't need to...

Like someone already said for the most part bikes are quicker than cars and you should be able to get away from trouble....
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« Reply #25 on: February 14, 2014, 03:38:30 pm »
If you carry a gun you should be willing to use it and deal with all the consequences that that brings. Personally I have several handguns, but choose not to carry any, as I am not sure if I would actually have the (guts) to shoot someone and potentially kill that person, with all the backlash that comes with that. I am not looking for "excitement". Just want to get on with my life.
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« Reply #26 on: February 14, 2014, 03:54:40 pm »
some guy got killed for carrying a weapon.
today.

Really??? Weapons  don't kill, people do! He got killed because he pulled his weapon in somebody, could just as easy been a baseball bat, knife or wheel spanner.
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« Reply #27 on: February 14, 2014, 03:55:53 pm »
If a gun back fires and kills the person holding the gun, was it the gun or people that killed the person.

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« Reply #28 on: February 14, 2014, 04:00:21 pm »
If a gun back fires and kills the person holding the gun, was it the gun or people that killed the person.

A gun that "back fires" really????
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« Reply #29 on: February 14, 2014, 04:06:31 pm »
You don't need a gun a hockey stick will do.........remember that incident!!!!!
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« Reply #30 on: February 14, 2014, 07:10:58 pm »
I always carry a knife,but not as a weapon.
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« Reply #31 on: February 14, 2014, 07:29:24 pm »
I carry my weapon alot, you get poeple that like to brag and show there guns and act like chops, half the time u will meet an oke you didnt even know he was carring, and you never pull your weapon unless you realky intend on using it, I bet you oke pulled the gun to show his muscle, but cleary it back fired
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« Reply #32 on: February 14, 2014, 07:49:23 pm »
So if neither of them were carrying weapons then they'd both be going home this afternoon to spend the weekend with their families.
What a bullshit post.

They would both be home today if neither of them owned a bike or a car.
 

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« Reply #33 on: February 14, 2014, 07:58:46 pm »
So if neither of them were carrying weapons then they'd both be going home this afternoon to spend the weekend with their families.
What a bullshit post.

They would both be home today if neither of them owned a bike or a car.

Or if neither of them had a job to commute to. JOBS KILL PEOPLE, lets immediately ban all form of work!!
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« Reply #34 on: February 14, 2014, 08:37:33 pm »
Classic lack of responsibility in people these days.

It wasn’t me it was my temper. If only I never had a gun.

 

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« Reply #35 on: February 14, 2014, 08:56:49 pm »
Working on the assumption that trouble is more likely to come to me than the other way round I do sleep with a gun under my bed but figure that when I'm riding I will be going past/getting away from trouble. On that score a quiet bike (exhaust) is also very important. Why broadcast to a bumch of drunks in a shebeen that you are about to arrive? Also, a gun is a real pest to look after (as already stated) However, if you must carry a gun the holster from sad sacks that holsters the gun over your stomach (or small of your back if you must) seems the most secure option. Ian

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« Reply #36 on: February 14, 2014, 10:36:53 pm »
After all is said and done, not one of us will get out of this alive! It's just a matter of time before the next adventure starts. >:D
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« Reply #37 on: February 14, 2014, 10:46:10 pm »
This whole argument gets me .... guns don't kill people, people kill people. I carry a firearm, I am trained and competent and have years of experience handling and using guns. Further more it is my right to bear arms.
It is not about the guns that kill or the stupidity, it is a fact that there are to many people out there that carry guns and think they are rambo and pull a gun for any stupid reason.
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« Reply #38 on: February 14, 2014, 10:57:28 pm »
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« Reply #39 on: February 15, 2014, 01:03:27 am »
A gun can save lives as well as take them. came back from durbs stopped for a smoke break, taxi pulled up the oaks got out checked me and the misses out started making crude remarks, ignored them, only for them to start looking for shit, so pulled out the gun and put it on the tank for them to see, they quickly got in the taxi and pissed of. Would of been a different senerio if i did not have it with me. So most of the time yes im armed, eiether gun or knife.
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