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If you couldn't own a gun...

Discussion in 'Knives & Other Discussion' started by jordanvraptor, Nov 13, 2010.

  1. jordanvraptor

    jordanvraptor Oregon City, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    How would you protect yourself? At home, on the street, or in a vehicle what would you choose and why?

    I carry a large tanto style locking folder. Durable, sharp and easy to open with one hand.

    In my Jeep I have a sharpened Cold Steel special forces shovel. Good tool, will slash like a sword or chop like a hatchet and looks like a shovel not a weapon.

    Next to nightstand I have a Wakizashi style short samurai sword. Shorter blade easier to wield in a room. Still enough to strike at a distance and slash, stab or chop up a burglar etc.
     
  2. Mason3379

    Mason3379 Oregon City Active Member

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    If I could not own a gun.........I would depend on the police!!?? Or figure I was in Soviet Russia!:)
     
  3. spider

    spider Hillsboro Well-Known Member

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    Katana!
     
  4. trainsktg

    trainsktg Portland OR Well-Known Member

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    In the car, I'd carry a teenager-sized metal baseball bat, along with a ball and glove for a covering excuse.

    At home, just the bat.

    On the street, probably a telescoping baton kept in a pocket.

    Keith
     
  5. SVT-ROY

    SVT-ROY Tigard Resident Beretta guru

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    A gun.
     
  6. cybersomatix

    cybersomatix Portland, OR Member

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    By any means necessary.

    Armed: Baseball Bat, Kabar
    Unarmed: Muay Thai, Jiu jitsu
     
  7. spengo

    spengo GLORIOUS CASCADIA Active Member

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    By "couldn't own a gun" do you mean "couldn't own a gun LEGALLY" or "you live in a world where guns don't exist."

    Not that I'm implying anything...
     
  8. Ben Beckerich

    Ben Beckerich NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    yep.
     
  9. Chameleon

    Chameleon Central Oregon Member

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    I second that
     
  10. captqc

    captqc Tigard Silver Supporter Silver Supporter

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    1. Gun anyway :thumbup:
    2. Crossbow
    3. Spear
    4. K-Bar Knife
    5. Pencil
     
  11. Martini_Up

    Martini_Up NW USA Well-Known Member

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    this! and hand grenades
     
  12. Scott

    Scott Battle Ground Well-Known Member

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    I would have 3 Rots or Dobermans to watch chase people and bite the heck out of them.
     
  13. oasis618

    oasis618 Tacoma, Wa Active Member

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    Poison Ivy.
     
  14. BigCat

    BigCat Portland Member

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    I'm a decent shot with my bow and arrow setup for longish range. For up close quarters, short bladed sword all the way. And bear pepper spray.
     
  15. armedredneck

    armedredneck Oregon Active Member

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    Midget army.
     
  16. laney1566

    laney1566 Wood Village Oregon Member

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    I have always had a strange fascination with blades.
    So my handy dandy Buck-Knife would be strapped on.
    A baton may break bones if used properly, but can be defended against easier than a madman with a BIG KNIFE!!!:swordfight:
     
  17. elsullo

    elsullo Portland Oregon New Member

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    Once again let me praise this brilliant design! Google it; it's even in the Cabela's catalog. It's all metal, shaped like a snubby revolver for a very natural fire. It has a quite positive safety, and a BRIGHT LED light that blinds an attacker and focuses the spray on the target just like a pistol lazer does--the spray hits right where the light centers. It fires from any angle, does not need shaking, fires a strong focused spray, and has an honest-to-gawd twenty-foot reach! This is what I carry when I cannot carry a pistol.........................elsullo :thumbup:
     
  18. MA Duce

    MA Duce Central Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Two hands,two feet, two elbows, two knees, forehead, teeth. Although an ASP on the belt might be handy.:boxing:
     
  19. JUSTIficatioN

    JUSTIficatioN Seattle, Wa Member

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    sock full of quarters
     
  20. SloBone21

    SloBone21 OREGON Member

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    I agree! If we lost all our gun rights, I wouldn't give anything up. Otherwise, I guess I would carry a baseball bat in my truck like I used to when I lived in the People's Republic of California.