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Posted: 12/27/2005 8:48:52 AM EST
[Last Edit: 12/27/2005 2:01:20 PM EST by xanadu]
I Lost 2 Carbines!

But I've gained 2 son in laws.

All the kids know that when they get married, they will receive one of the AR's in my collection (of MY choosing) when they are ready for it.

My daughters (one just married last month and the other married 18 months ago) have just informed me that they are ready to take their AR's home.

Both have reminded me to include some mags as well.

Seriously, I'm happy to have lost the carbines, and the 2 new sons are both great guys.

Leaving the safe:

Olympic Carbine with original heavy 11.5/5.5 barrel, collapsible stock and 3 Colt 20 rnd mags.
PWA Carbine with M4 upper, Phantom FH, A1 length stock and 3 Colt 20 rnd mags.

Easy come, easy go.

ETA - Still along way to go... I have 8 children.

Link Posted: 12/27/2005 8:49:42 AM EST

Originally Posted By xanadu:
I Lost 2 Carbines!

But I've gained 2 son in laws.

Both have reminded me to include some mags as well.





Ammo and some range time would be nice too.
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 8:51:15 AM EST
Damn thats nice of you.

My FIL is starting to warm up to me. He send me home with 100 rounds of 30.06 LC match and another 80 round of 30.06 LC ball.

No guns yet.

Link Posted: 12/27/2005 8:51:16 AM EST

Originally Posted By fight4yourrights:

Originally Posted By xanadu:
I Lost 2 Carbines!

But I've gained 2 son in laws.

Both have reminded me to include some mags as well.





Ammo and some range time would be nice too.



Should I give them the keys to the car also?
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 8:53:40 AM EST
Any more daughters?
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 8:55:15 AM EST

Originally Posted By TomF32:
Any more daughters?




Beat me to it..
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 8:56:53 AM EST

Originally Posted By Bob243:

Originally Posted By TomF32:
Any more daughters?




Beat me to it..



and me.
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 8:58:24 AM EST

Originally Posted By TomF32:
Any more daughters?



Got any Colts?
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 8:59:31 AM EST
You could prolly get rid of the wife on ARFCOM if you threw in a carbine.......


just a thought.
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 9:07:29 AM EST

Originally Posted By TomF32:
Any more daughters?





Oh brother, you just don't know. There will be one girl turning the legal age every 2.5 years, for the next 10 years!

Link Posted: 12/27/2005 9:08:03 AM EST

Originally Posted By SteyrAUG:

Originally Posted By TomF32:
Any more daughters?



Got any Colts?



the Colts stay with me!
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 9:21:21 AM EST
I am 43 but still adoptable.

Thanks Dad!!!
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 9:21:34 AM EST
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 11:30:22 AM EST

Originally Posted By -brass-:

Originally Posted By xanadu:

Originally Posted By TomF32:
Any more daughters?





Oh brother, you just don't know. There will be one girl turning the legal age every 2.5 years, for the next 10 years!




Must not have cable TV, huh?



Umm... No. But I've got something better
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 11:39:48 AM EST


Do you get them back if the marriage doesn't last ?
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 11:42:30 AM EST
[Last Edit: 12/27/2005 11:42:54 AM EST by garandman]
TRAINING!!!!!!!!!!!

You can't go around giving AR's away without training.

(and I hope you ran the transfers thru an FFL)



Link Posted: 12/27/2005 11:43:56 AM EST
A new meaning to 'shotgun wedding'.
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 11:50:49 AM EST

Originally Posted By JAKE-T-SNAKE:

Do you get them back if the marriage doesn't last ?



Heresy! No, the girls get to keep them.
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 11:53:10 AM EST

Originally Posted By garandman:
TRAINING!!!!!!!!!!!

You can't go around giving AR's away without training.

(and I hope you ran the transfers thru an FFL)



They know what they're doing

Transferred? FFL? Nope, this wasn't a straw purchase, it was a family gift. And none of the kids live in a slave state.
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 11:55:14 AM EST
[Last Edit: 12/27/2005 11:55:43 AM EST by garandman]

Originally Posted By xanadu:

Transferred? FFL? Nope, this wasn't a straw purchase, it was a family gift. And none of the kids live in a slave state.



I was more thinking if they get stolen, sold, used in a home defense, used in a crime etc etc, you want to be disassociated with the rifles.

( I know everyone wants to believe the marriage will last forever, and the in-laws would NEVER do anything but....experience says otherwise.)

Link Posted: 12/27/2005 11:58:20 AM EST
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 12:12:44 PM EST

Originally Posted By xanadu:
All the kids know that when they get married, they will receive one of the AR's in my collection (of MY choosing) when they are ready for it.

My daughters (one just married last month and the other married 18 months ago) have just informed me that they are ready to take their AR's home.
.
.
ETA - Still along way to go... I have 8 children.


8 children?!! I can barely handle the 3 I've got. But I do love big families, I come from a family of 5 children, there was never a dull moment at home when we were all there.

I am doing a variation of what you are doing. When my oldest son was born, I bought a NIB Colt nickel 38spl Python 8" BBL, he'll get that when he turns 21. For my middle daughter, I've got some gold Tiffany jewelry. For my youngest son, a unfired M1 Garand from the CMP.
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 12:17:49 PM EST

Originally Posted By lordtrader:

Originally Posted By xanadu:
All the kids know that when they get married, they will receive one of the AR's in my collection (of MY choosing) when they are ready for it.





Hmm sure could use an AR. And I am not doing well on the women part. Got any other daughters I can marry.



x2!!
Let me know where I should submit my application.

Link Posted: 12/27/2005 12:25:31 PM EST

Originally Posted By xanadu:

Originally Posted By -brass-:

Originally Posted By xanadu:

Originally Posted By TomF32:
Any more daughters?





Oh brother, you just don't know. There will be one girl turning the legal age every 2.5 years, for the next 10 years!




Must not have cable TV, huh?



Umm... No. But I've got something better



Let me guess.....Catholic upbringing and a leaky diaphram??

Link Posted: 12/27/2005 12:39:16 PM EST
Oh brother, you just don't know. There will be one girl turning the legal age every 2.5 years, for the next 10 years!

maybe too late, but here is a helpful device you might not have discovered:

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zipper
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 12:41:07 PM EST
i am going to win the lottery and then convince you to let me marry one of your daughters, then i will get one of your, wait a sec, i am a millionaire! tell your daughter the wedding is off! i cant believe she tried to marry me for my money!
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 12:48:59 PM EST

Originally Posted By xanadu:


ETA - Still along way to go... I have 8 9 children.


Dad you ALWAYS forget ME!
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 12:53:11 PM EST
Good on you xanadu (hey that rhymes)

I'm working on getting my son inlaws Ars when I can afford
it also.

They both have places in the country and not bad hunting guns collections.

But I would really like to see them have something defensive to protect
my daughters and Grandchildren.

GM
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 1:13:39 PM EST
The 3 circled are spoken for.

If you have any teenage sons or a 23 year old daughter that you think might be worthy, let me know.

Link Posted: 12/27/2005 1:21:58 PM EST
[Blues Brothers] How much for the children...the little girls... [/Blues Brothers]

Link Posted: 12/27/2005 1:39:36 PM EST

Originally Posted By xanadu:

Originally Posted By TomF32:
Any more daughters?





Oh brother, you just don't know. There will be one girl turning the legal age every 2.5 years, for the next 10 years!




{marks his calendar}
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 2:23:43 PM EST

Originally Posted By SteyrAUG:
[Blues Brothers] How much for the children...the little girls... [/Blues Brothers]




AUG.... over my dead body!
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 2:27:58 PM EST

Originally Posted By xanadu:
The 3 circled are spoken for.

If you have any teenage sons or a 23 year old daughter that you think might be worthy, let me know.

www.tripgrip.com/newdir/weddingarf.jpg



I'm 35teen....
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 3:27:55 PM EST
[Last Edit: 12/27/2005 3:30:06 PM EST by A_Free_Man]
Lost 2 Carbines!

But I've gained 2 son in laws.

All the kids know that when they get married, they will receive one of the AR's in my collection (of MY choosing) when they are ready for it.

My daughters (one just married last month and the other married 18 months ago) have just informed me that they are ready to take their AR's home.

Both have reminded me to include some mags as well.

Seriously, I'm happy to have lost the carbines, and the 2 new sons are both great guys.



I know... I know...

My youngest (age 15) is working on being able to shoot her (formerly mine) Cav Arms with all metal parts Norrell's OD* "minute of gonad". Guys, you do NOT want to get her ticked off.


* She lets me clean it.

(Xanadu... too much estogen in your house! Yikes! I really feel for the little guy there. You and the big kid can fend for yourselves. Seriously, a fine looking family there!)
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 7:12:27 PM EST

Originally Posted By lordtrader:

Originally Posted By xanadu:
All the kids know that when they get married, they will receive one of the AR's in my collection (of MY choosing) when they are ready for it.





Hmm sure could use an AR. And I am not doing well on the women part. Got any other daughters I can marry.








Sorry LT, just had to laugh after reading some of your exploits over the past three years!
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 7:20:49 PM EST

Originally Posted By garandman:
TRAINING!!!!!!!!!!!

You can't go around giving AR's away without training.

(and I hope you ran the transfers thru an FFL)






I hope you are joking...


Also send them home with a case of Tannerite!
Link Posted: 12/27/2005 8:05:17 PM EST
xanadu: Beautiful family.
Link Posted: 12/28/2005 3:13:04 AM EST

Originally Posted By mjrowley:

Originally Posted By garandman:
TRAINING!!!!!!!!!!!

You can't go around giving AR's away without training.

(and I hope you ran the transfers thru an FFL)






I hope you are joking...





Nope....not joking. See explanation above.

Link Posted: 12/28/2005 3:18:15 AM EST
What happens in the event of divorce? Just being realistic in this day and age.
Link Posted: 12/28/2005 3:21:46 AM EST

Originally Posted By xanadu:

Originally Posted By fight4yourrights:

Originally Posted By xanadu:
I Lost 2 Carbines!

But I've gained 2 son in laws.

Both have reminded me to include some mags as well.





Ammo and some range time would be nice too.



Should I give them the keys to the car also?



Not until you see how well they treat the weapons first!
Link Posted: 12/28/2005 3:23:23 AM EST

Originally Posted By ARDOC:
What happens in the event of divorce? Just being realistic in this day and age.



The home and land I now own I got at bank foreclosure because the daughter married this guy, and then they got divorced, and now the father is pizzed cuz the land is outside the family.

Used car loans last longer than many mariages today, unfortunately.

I ain't saying don't give the gift.......I'm saying "realize you are giving a gift that could cause YOU a world of hurt."

Link Posted: 12/28/2005 3:36:07 AM EST
[Last Edit: 12/28/2005 3:36:21 AM EST by TomJefferson]
Link Posted: 12/28/2005 3:55:25 AM EST
All joking aside, You're a GREAT Dad!
Link Posted: 12/28/2005 6:34:41 AM EST

Originally Posted By ARDOC:
What happens in the event of divorce? Just being realistic in this day and age.



She gets the lower
Link Posted: 12/28/2005 6:36:43 AM EST

Originally Posted By TomJefferson:
I tell you what I told your son, they're too young but then to me they all are.

Congrats and glad you survived.

BTW, going to be around 60 here today!

Tj




Tks TJ,

we'll get up to 30 by this afternoon!
Link Posted: 12/28/2005 6:36:58 AM EST

Originally Posted By TomF32:
Any more daughters?



exactly
Link Posted: 12/28/2005 6:43:15 AM EST

Originally Posted By xanadu:
I Lost 2 Carbines!

But I've gained 2 son in laws.

All the kids know that when they get married, they will receive one of the AR's in my collection (of MY choosing) when they are ready for it.

My daughters (one just married last month and the other married 18 months ago) have just informed me that they are ready to take their AR's home.

Both have reminded me to include some mags as well.

Seriously, I'm happy to have lost the carbines, and the 2 new sons are both great guys.

Leaving the safe:

Olympic Carbine with original heavy 11.5/5.5 barrel, collapsible stock and 3 Colt 20 rnd mags.
PWA Carbine with M4 upper, Phantom FH, A1 length stock and 3 Colt 20 rnd mags.

Easy come, easy go.

ETA - Still along way to go... I have 8 children.



AR-15 in the dowry. Interesting.
Link Posted: 12/28/2005 7:32:37 AM EST

Originally Posted By xanadu:

Originally Posted By SteyrAUG:
[Blues Brothers] How much for the children...the little girls... [/Blues Brothers]




AUG.... over my dead body!



I'm hoping you have seen the movie "The Blues Brothers" otherwise my post will seem extremely inappropriate.
Link Posted: 12/28/2005 9:46:30 AM EST

Originally Posted By SteyrAUG:

Originally Posted By xanadu:

Originally Posted By SteyrAUG:
[Blues Brothers] How much for the children...the little girls... [/Blues Brothers]




AUG.... over my dead body!



I'm hoping you have seen the movie "The Blues Brothers" otherwise my post will seem extremely inappropriate.



And how....

Tho I'm not sure how seeing a movie would make such a comment appropriate.

Maybe thats just me.

Link Posted: 12/28/2005 11:16:48 AM EST

Originally Posted By TomJefferson:
I tell you what I told your son, they're too young but then to me they all are.

Congrats and glad you survived.

BTW, going to be around 60 here today!

Tj




75-78 here in PHX AZ
Link Posted: 12/28/2005 11:25:21 AM EST

Originally Posted By SteyrAUG:

Originally Posted By xanadu:

Originally Posted By SteyrAUG:
[Blues Brothers] How much for the children...the little girls... [/Blues Brothers]




AUG.... over my dead body!



I'm hoping you have seen the movie "The Blues Brothers" otherwise my post will seem extremely inappropriate.



I did see it, about 15years ago, and I think I slept through parts of it. No offense taken, I got it the first time.
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