Re: look out! long-haired gun loon!

Anton Sherwood (
Sun, 14 Dec 1997 15:03:14 -0800 (PST)

Michael Lorrey writes
: As a caveat I would say: a) I hope Anton has taken, or plans to take
: in the near future, gun and hunter safety courses, possibly even self
: defense courses,

I've been flinging the occasional box of lead for four years now;
while certainly I have plenty of room for improvement, there's
little risk of killing myself or the cat. Thanks for your concern.

: and b) I wish he had bought an American made firearm.
: I could have helped him acquire, for the same price or less, a new,
: fully tested and posessing a lifetime warranty, Ruger rifle. When I
: mean lifetime, I mean LIFETIME. I've seen people send in the most
: abused, messed up guns to be fully repaired or replaced at no charge.
: Anton couldn't hope to get that from his Vietnamese arms merchant.

My Vietnamese arms merchant is an importer in Pennsylvania.
Three of my friends have SKS so I have ready sources of advice.
Ceteris paribus I'd rather not buy from Ruger, because of his support
of evil legislation.

I did look at a Ruger rifle. The sight picture was not as good,
it didn't feel quite as "right" in my hands, and it was another
hundred bucks or so (maybe all guns are cheaper in NH than in

: The only thing I would criticize Anton about is that.

How unimaginative. You could criticize me for *lots* of things
if you'd been paying attention. <g>

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