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by Sangiovese
Fri Jul 13, 2007 7:27 pm
Forum: General Gun, Shooting & Equipment Discussion
Topic: Shoot or not to shoot...
Replies: 45
Views: 2962

I was in agreement with all of your actions for as long as you told us what you did. As for the cliffhanger ending... This is how I see it going down if I was in your position. When he picked up the screwdriver, his actions told me that he was willing to attack me with a deadly weapon - the only pro...
by Sangiovese
Thu Jul 12, 2007 7:28 pm
Forum: General Texas CHL Discussion
Topic: Scenario
Replies: 6
Views: 370

Jeremae has a valid point about the doctrine of competing harms. Basically it says that it is ok to break a law if the harm caused by NOT breaking the law would be worse. Unfortunately, it is my understanding that this is far from ironclad and the results of using this type of defense will vary sign...
by Sangiovese
Wed Jul 11, 2007 11:39 pm
Forum: General Gun, Shooting & Equipment Discussion
Topic: Think I am getting my pistol tomorrow.....maybe......
Replies: 21
Views: 1268

My wife shoots a Bersa Thunder .380 and loves it. I much prefer my XD9, but I would feel comfortable carrying the Bersa for self defense if I was on a restricted budget. It is a very good gun for the money. Easy to conceal, great trigger, inexpensive, reliable if maintained properly. I don't have an...
by Sangiovese
Wed Jul 11, 2007 8:54 pm
Forum: General Gun, Shooting & Equipment Discussion
Topic: How Often Do You Practice?
Replies: 30
Views: 1520

4-6 times a month. 100-300 rounds per trip.
by Sangiovese
Wed Jul 11, 2007 8:45 pm
Forum: General Gun, Shooting & Equipment Discussion
Topic: What's the Origin of Your User Name?
Replies: 1491
Views: 100718

<-- my favorite kind of wine
by Sangiovese
Wed Jul 11, 2007 8:39 pm
Forum: General Gun, Shooting & Equipment Discussion
Topic: Introduce yourself
Replies: 3870
Views: 233674

Age - 37 Gender - Male Profession/school status - technical support/training - electromechanical equipment Marital status - Happily! Years CHL - "processing application" Texas State Representative House District - 98 Carry guns/equipment - XD9 Service - still testing holsters Additional information ...
by Sangiovese
Wed Jul 11, 2007 6:45 pm
Forum: The "Waiting Room"
Topic: The waiting is the hardest part...
Replies: 14
Views: 1047

The waiting is the hardest part...

*pulls up a chair in the back* Applied online -- 6/4 CHL class -- 6/16 Mailed packet -- 6/28 (delayed due to being sent out of town for work unexpectedly) "Processing Application" -- 7/11 "Application Completed - license issued or certificate active" -- 8/7 Arrived in mailbox -- 8/10 (44 days mailbo...

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