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Discussion in 'Back to Basics' started by VisuTrac, Mar 28, 2011.

  1. VisuTrac

    VisuTrac Ваша мать носит военные ботинки Site Supporter+++

    We had some moving target practice on Saturday night. A horde of raccoons and a couple of possums decided to snoop around the chicken coop. So the Father in Law and I went out to resolve their lead deficiency. FIL with double 20 improved cyl/mod, me with the .22 semi.

    We got 3 racoons and 2 possums in 15 minutes. I guess i use we generously.
    Father-In-law got 1 racoon, 1 barn wall, 1 barn window, nearly got the domestic rabbit through said window and 1 rain barrel.

    I am now glad i switched him over from lead to steel 'cause with his random shooting, he put little #4 pellets every freaking where.

    This is after we had spent the last 5 month doing shooting drills, homestead shooting lane, target identification, when to shoot, when not to shoot, checking your downrange, shooting lanes, did i fail to mention when to shoot and not to shoot and watching your down range?

    Last year before we had built a few structures i decided he needed some 'training' so we did about 250rd live fire and vermin control. So i figured he was good to go. Erm, No. Back to shoot and keep shooting.

    OMG i was scared. I asked him wth he was thinking! We had flood lights lighting up the yard like a foot ball stadium. Obviously you can not teach an old dog new tricks.

    He's being demoted. I've decided that if the SHTF he's on point cause i don't want anyone in front of him, He get early morning watch 5am - on (early to bed early to rise), or during an all out fire fight, either reload duty or he is only allowed to cover the driveway and I'm putting in steel plates around the rest of the family.

    I'd feel safer if he had some blanks.

    This is going to be a long summer of retraining. So much for ROTC he had back in the day (me thinks he is embellishing jsut a bit). I really don't want him buying an SKS anytime soon.

    Heaven help us.
  2. Spartan300

    Spartan300 Monkey+

    Lol, your father in law is Rambo in disguise!!
  3. VisuTrac

    VisuTrac Ваша мать носит военные ботинки Site Supporter+++

    Herein lies the problem. The phrase "kill 'em all and let God sort 'em out" I didn't think it meant on our team, just the opposing one.

    Now were is that tazer/shock collar when you need it.
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  4. tacmotusn

    tacmotusn Mosquito Sailor

    Just turn him loose with his shotgun and a couple of 25 round bandaleers, and as you and the family dive in your slit trenches and pull a steel plate over the top, Yell, givem' hell, commence fire! ...... LOL
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  5. Gator 45/70

    Gator 45/70 Monkey+++

    Lol...I'm glad to hear that the domestic stock survived...
  6. Valkman

    Valkman Knifemaker Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    He's like a Claymore - "Front Towards Enemy". LOL
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  7. VisuTrac

    VisuTrac Ваша мать носит военные ботинки Site Supporter+++

    bwahahaha. He just got another raccoon and a 20 gallon flower pot. The wife is gonna be pis sed. I think i heard 'Oh geezuz not again'
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  8. BTPost

    BTPost Old Fart Snow Monkey Moderator

    Visu, Time to give that Man an Air Rifle.....
  9. VisuTrac

    VisuTrac Ваша мать носит военные ботинки Site Supporter+++

    Bruce my friend. I think it is time to dust off the blue streak.
  10. Brokor

    Brokor Live Free or Cry Moderator Site Supporter+++ Founding Member

    Great story! (from my end at least)
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  11. VisuTrac

    VisuTrac Ваша мать носит военные ботинки Site Supporter+++

    I'm just glad he hasn't shot the goats! I think my wife would then double tap him herself.

    Before we got married, she'd never shot a gun. Now she want to get more trigger time. Right about now I'm thinking that might not be a good idea.

    If you don't hear back from me in a week or so; Armageddon has started at our house.
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  12. chelloveck

    chelloveck Diabolus Causidicus

    Dangerous Fathers In Law

    Trac.......try giving him a spud gun....he couldn't do much damage with that could he? COULD HE???? : O
  13. ghrit

    ghrit Ambulatory anachronism Administrator Founding Member

    They guy needs to be cuffed. Oy.
  14. tacmotusn

    tacmotusn Mosquito Sailor

    Disarmed, defanged, declawed, muzzled, and put in a cage! Oops, I forgot we are talking about a human..... well still, that might be enough to work.:D
  15. Dawg-fan-in-TN

    Dawg-fan-in-TN Monkey+

    When building his fighting position... keep his field of fire very narrow! LOL
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  16. BTPost

    BTPost Old Fart Snow Monkey Moderator

    On First thought, I was going to suggest a Cork Popgun, but I figured that the Air Gun was a better fit..... Now I am not so sure.... YMMV....
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  17. zygote

    zygote Monkey+

    "On First thought, I was going to suggest a Cork Popgun, but I figured that the Air Gun was a better fit...."

    Now I'm having A Christmas Story flashbacks...you'll shoot your eye out!
  18. Clyde

    Clyde Jet Set Tourer Administrator Founding Member

    Didn't Fred say you can either cook or a rifleman? Perhaps he needs a different duty.
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  19. Witch Doctor 01

    Witch Doctor 01 Mojo Maker

    I don't see the big issue.... i mean eventually he did take down the perp.... what more do you need... ok hide the preps and anything of value before arming him next time...
  20. IndieMama

    IndieMama Monkey+

    I cannot stop laughing! So hilarious! Glad your animals are A-okay, though.
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