pharos at gmail.com
Mon May 29 22:00:11 UTC 2017
On 29 May 2017 at 22:21, spike wrote:
> BillK, this is greatly exaggerated, and perhaps misunderstood by those not
> in the US, but I will attempt to clarify.
> Having a shotgun behind the driver's seat is very rare, even in the reddest
> of our states. Reason: they are too long to be conveniently aimed with one
> hand out the drivers side window, clumsy, hard to access back there. Better
> is a competent handgun in the pistol box beside the driver in the center
> console or the pistol box on the drivers side door, either of which which
> can be accessed easily and quickly in an emergency, better than behind the
> seat or in the pistol box in front of the front passenger seat.
> Some yahoo insulting you with a scrolling LED in the car ahead does not
> constitute an emergency worthy of expending ammo and inviting censure by the
> local constabulary. Proper firearm safety suggests the device should be
> kept in its stowage under such circumstances to ensure having plenty of
> firepower when a true emergency requires it.
OK, I can see that a pistol would be more convenient.
I was thinking of -
More at -
Looks like they were not worried about saving ammo. :)
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