From Bad to Worse: The Unthinkable
This is a discussion on From Bad to Worse: The Unthinkable within the Carry & Defensive Scenarios forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by azmnfordtrk07
I skimmed fast through this forum so sorry if repeating, not intentional.
A. Your pistol, shotgun, or rifle can be taken ...
May 26th, 2008 11:23 AM
+1 On this! There is nothing that I wouldn't do to get away alive, turn cannibal, feel gush coming out of eye sockets, deep cuts from my knife, etc. It is on and I will not lay down without some serious injury on the BG up to my last exhalation.
Originally Posted by azmnfordtrk07
"If you run...you'll only die tired!"
Traveling Man #229
May 26th, 2008 06:35 PM
BUG time and hope like heck it's fast enough.
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May 26th, 2008 06:51 PM
Cut him high, wide, deep, low, long & continuously.
If I don't have a knife, I'll just do it another way.
I may die, but I'll be going out of this world in the same way I came into it: Screaming & covered in someone else's blood.
May 26th, 2008 07:17 PM
He might have the gun...but not my bug or my folding blade. One way or another he's going to bleed. I might as well...but I'm not going to stop fighting until I'm not breathing.
"If I was an extremist, our founding fathers would all be extremists," he said. "Without them, we wouldn't have our independence. We'd be a disarmed British system of feudal subjectivity."
May 26th, 2008 09:54 PM
if he's that close, i'd punch him in the throat, knee him in the nuts, grab his hair and slam his head on my knee, recover my gun and shoot him if he moves before the cops show.
May 27th, 2008 04:47 AM
If I had no mode of escape (an option I would have taken before if possible), I would fight to regain my weapon... because your assumption almost dictates (at lest in my case) that he is literally in hand to hand combat distances.
Originally Posted by limatunes
If I were at home during this encounter, I and there was I chance I could run for a 2nd weapon (I keep at lest 2 guns loaded), then that could be an option.
THIS is a good reason to carry a BUG...
May 28th, 2008 11:15 PM
This is a very interesting subject. I was thinking the same thing when I wanted my fiance to get a CHL. This would be a very bad situation for a woman if she is not ready for it. I would say if you are a more smaller woman the best case would be to use some sort of mace or tazer to get some sort of distance between you and the attacker so you can get your gun back. For a man, fight til one of you isnt fighting anymore!
May 29th, 2008 12:12 AM
This would be a very bad situation for anyone.
Originally Posted by texasccw
I disagree with trying to use OC or a Taser...First of all, how long is it going to take to access said tool? How are you going to get the gun back if you've already "created distance?" Remember, the guy just took your gun and is probably going to try to use it on you, you don't have time to screw around.
The only real options I see are effective H2H methods, or perhaps use of a knife carried in a manner that allows very rapid access. My preference is for a small fixed-blade near the centerline (e.g. push-dagger, TDI, Clinch Pick, etc.).
"Being a predator isn't always comfortable but the only other option is to be prey. That is not an acceptable option." ~Phil Messina
If you carry in Condition 3, you have two empty chambers. One in the weapon...the other between your ears.
May 29th, 2008 02:06 AM
Good point kenpo. I'm thinking more for a woman in that situation since I am struggling with the decision of encouraging my fiance to get her chl. I dont know what I would do with myself if someone took her weapon and used it on her or my children. This will be a long discussion with her very soon.
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