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Jim Bullard jim.bullard at gmail.com
Thu Feb 24 13:21:23 CST 2011


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On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 1:38 PM, Chuck Covington <chuckcov at gmail.com> wrote:

> Not a slight against you but I think its a fairly common assumption by
> people who do not like guns to assume those who carry a gun are "hot-headed,
> mouthy, jerks" who are scared of unfounded or unrealistic scenarios.  I
> think most non-gun folks would be surprised how many people actually do
> carry but do not advertise that they carry.  Again, I am not in any way
> trying to attack what you believe or what you said I just wanted to point
> out an observation that I think a lot of people believe and maybe open some
> dialogue.  With regards to ammo on the trail?  The chance of ever needing to
> use a pistol is so small I'd say just carry what's loaded.  You can always
> buy more in the next town ;-).
>
> On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 12:30 PM, Felix J <AThiker at smithville.net> wrote:
>
>>  On 2/24/2011 12:22 PM, Chuck Covington wrote:
>>
>> I think its interesting that you find the issue to carry a fire arms lies
>> on the unfavorable traits of the person who is carrying vice anything else.
>>
>>
>> I was answering the "how much ammo do I 'need'?" question. NOT the fire
>> arms question.
>>
>>
>>  On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 11:27 AM, Felix J <AThiker at smithville.net>wrote:
>>
>>> On 2/24/2011 11:14 AM, Lilla Thompson wrote:
>>> > What's the best caliber of gun to bring on a thru?  And how much ammo
>>> do I need?
>>>
>>> I suppose the number of miles of the hike and the number of
>>> caliber are tied together...with the number on the caliber
>>> getting bigger as the number of miles for the hike getting
>>> smaller.  As far as 'need'....that would vary greatly per
>>> individual.  (How good a shot are you? How mouthy?  How
>>> scared? How big of a jerk? How hot-headed?)
>>>
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