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Posted: 5/10/2003 9:10:26 AM EDT
Link Posted: 5/10/2003 9:17:50 AM EDT
I don't know, but it irritates me that a lot of ranges, indoor and outdoor that are supervised, won't even let you shoot at human silhouette targets. These people need to get a life.
Link Posted: 5/10/2003 12:02:01 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Lazyshooter: I don't know, but it irritates me that a lot of ranges, indoor and outdoor that are supervised, won't even let you shoot at human silhouette targets. These people need to get a life.
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Just goes to show how PC our society has become. Bullseyes are useless for defensive training. As far as shooting at photos, I don't think it would be illegal but someone may notify the police if they see you shooting at photos of your neighbor, ex, etc. which may get you investigated. Celebs, I think, would be a little different unless it's a politician.
Link Posted: 5/10/2003 11:57:08 PM EDT
at Ft Hood--we werent allowed to use pers sillo.. at the range on the way to austin--the told us that we weren't allowed to use Ivans--not their choice they said getting bad out there
Link Posted: 5/11/2003 12:28:47 AM EDT
In Massachusetts it is without the proper club permit... for real.
Link Posted: 5/11/2003 12:30:17 AM EDT
I saw targets of Saddam Hussein while at the range today. I believe that they were for sale...
Link Posted: 5/11/2003 12:35:31 AM EDT
Originally Posted By Johnphin: I saw targets of Saddam Hussein while at the range today. I believe that they were for sale...
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good juju! A friend of mine made some osama-ben-jackin silloettes (sp?) and sold a lot at a range out here one day--then he just gave them away once he covered the cost.
Link Posted: 5/11/2003 1:09:31 AM EDT
Try this, shoot some holes through a picture of President Bush and mail it to the Secret Service and ask them. Let me know what they say. [8D]
Link Posted: 5/11/2003 6:20:48 AM EDT
You don't even have to mail them. A few years ago at our range, somebody had pictures of Bill Clinton with a bullseyes superimposed and he was visited by the Secret Service. Someone apparently turned him in. John
Link Posted: 5/11/2003 6:35:15 AM EDT
Originally Posted By LoginName: In Massachusetts it is without the proper club permit... for real.
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Login, Actually, it is the other way around. If the club has a State License (so that they can store guns or sell ammo), part of the License requirements state you can't use targets with human outlines (or some legal crap like that). Fortunately, most clubs that I'm familiar with don't have a license, so it really isn't an issue. Although you will run into the typical 'range idiots/range lawyer' who don't know what they are talking about. (These are the same ones that try to tell you that your AR15 is illegal).
Link Posted: 5/11/2003 7:31:00 AM EDT
The only adverse reaction might come after the fact. Say you & an acquaintence have a falling out over a girl. You have a little joke with your friends by taking your fresh Kinko's-printed posters to the range. A week later the drunken aquaintance confronts you in a neutral place and defending yourself you fire upon him. If the posters ever got back to the prosecution they could argue intent. It's far fetched but that's my 2 cents. Other than that I have no clue.
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