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Should I shoot back?

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by Fisher Bill, Nov 8, 2013.

  1. Fisher Bill

    Fisher Bill Tigard Member

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  2. misplacedtexan

    misplacedtexan Beaverton, OR Active Member

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    After talking to many a folk up here, I've come to one conclusion....I'm not going to use my firearm until I, myself, or someone that is in my immediate company is at risk. At that point I'll let go with everything I have, but not a moment sooner.

    That being said, I WILL always shoot back. Point a gun at me, I'll shoot back.
     
  3. Oklahomie

    Oklahomie Marysville Active Member

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    That's pretty cool that they send those out.
     
  4. locobob

    locobob Beaverton, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Washington Co. Sheriff Dept. are generally some pretty decent folks, they seem to be making an effort to remain part of the community rather than adopting the us vs. them mentality that has become all to prevalent among police forces today.
     
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  5. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    Pull a gun or knife with intent in my presence and you'll take incoming
     
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    slimer13 Deer Park Well-Known Member

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    I don't know about that guy after that whole William Bonney deal.
     
  7. Fisher Bill

    Fisher Bill Tigard Member

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    I had to look that one up, I think this is a different Pat Garrett..

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  8. Fast Eddie

    Fast Eddie Vancouver Well-Known Member

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    I thought the dude at the Clackamas Mall shooting, did the right thing, by not shooting with innocent by standers behind the shooter. Tough to get it right in the moment, but if you pull the trigger, you will have a judge, jury and prosecutor analyzing that split second for a long time.
     
  9. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    There's always kneeling in a marine position and firing upwards, pending distance
     
  10. Hawaiian

    Hawaiian Tigard Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I get the same news letter. I was pleased to see that they seem to be supporting concealed carry and are providing good advice to those who do carry. Kudo's to the WA county Sheriffs Department. Did you pick up on the tip to carry extra ammo?
     
  11. jordanvraptor

    jordanvraptor Oregon City, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    There is a Clackamas County deputy named Johnny Ringo... :)
     
  12. Grunwald

    Grunwald Out of that nut job colony of Seattle, WA Well-Known Member

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    How about if you get attacked with a big bratwurst?
     
  13. Hawaiian

    Hawaiian Tigard Oregon Well-Known Member

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    BOHICA
     
  14. BlindedByScience

    BlindedByScience Vancouver WA Well-Known Member

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    ...this. Always seemed pretty clear to me.
     
  15. jim97701

    jim97701 Bend Well-Known Member

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    I agree, the letter is very supportive of concealed carry and self defense, as for the video I think this reply video by The Yankee Marshal is dead on.

    "Run, Hide, Fight" Response - YouTube
     
  16. Flopsweat

    Flopsweat Slightly right of center Well-Known Member

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    Former King County (WA) Sherriff Sue Rahr recommended that we buy a gun and learn to use it. I always felt some pride in my Sherriff when I related this to people. That PDF was impressive. I get the feeling that they had someone very carefully research what they could and could not say from a liability perspective, and based on that gave the most pragmatic and useful advice that they could. Very well done. The video is good too, but in my mind a bit overly dramatic.
     
  17. clearconscience

    clearconscience Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    What about the naked guy attacking a hunter?
    Could that be considered a weapon?
     
  18. Working 4 U

    Working 4 U Eugene Active Member

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    :gun09:
     
  19. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    I'll take it from them, beat them into submission with it and then have it for lunch :D
     
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  20. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    Ewwww.... Not after where I'd schmack 'em with it, you wouldn't! :bluelaugh: