Questioned about open carry

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    Questioned about open carry

    Last weekend I was washing my car in my driveway OCing my G27. A neighbor walks up and asks me if he could ask me a question.Sure what can answer for you was my reply. Now keep in mind he has seen me work out in my garage and witnessed me bench 400 at 222lbs. He asks me "Why do you carry a gun when you have muscles like you do?" Laughing upon this statement, My reply was "What good will muscles do me if someone enters my home with a weapon?" My neighbor is taking his class this weekend. Positive influence on a guy that never thought about being protected...
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    You bench 400? You should be able to catch a bullet in mid air and flatten it to nothing but a paper clip. (Sarc Off)
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    He didn't try to steal your gun or shoot you first? Disappointment. The internet lies!
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    Well answered sir :) Glad your neighbor is taking his personal safety seriously.

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    Not sure if mentioned weightlifting for relevance or vanity...

    But seriously, glad you brought another to our side!
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    Being able to lift that much is fine in the gym, unfortunately, muscle doesn't stop a knife blade or a bullet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lionround View Post
    You bench 400? You should be able to catch a bullet in mid air and flatten it to nothing but a paper clip. (Sarc Off)
    Catch it? His huge pectoral muscles should frighten the bullet away before it ever gets close enough to catch!
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    I can bench 400 pounds. One handed. British currency isn't really that heavy.




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    Quote Originally Posted by archer51 View Post
    Being able to lift that much is fine in the gym, unfortunately, muscle doesn't stop a knife blade or a bullet.
    ...or a group of 2 - 4 dirtbags, and you're not Chuck Norris!
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    Re: Questioned about open carry

    It may have been a pickup line.....now he's shooting so you'll have something in common... Lol

    Just kidding :D
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    good stuff. making a positive difference in the local community to make it safer from BGs, i applaude you sir.
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    Quote Originally Posted by retsupt99 View Post
    ...or a group of 2 - 4 dirtbags, and you're not Chuck Norris!
    Shhhh. He might hear you. Although it was mentioned as a compliment you never know how Chuck will take it, lol He knows every word that's written or spoken about him - 5 minutes before it happens. Don't bring his wrath down on all of us.
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    Questioned about open carry

    Seems like you've thought long and hard on how to tell everyone how much you can lift. Cool story.

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