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A sad announcement - Lost guns, so sad.
Protein wisdom ^ | December 20, 2012 | Jeff G

Posted on 12/20/2012 2:56:33 PM PST by HammerT

I know I probably shouldn’t have done it — especially because yesterday was a snowy day with the temperature here in Colorado dipping well below freezing — but on a whim I took all my guns and ammunition out in a small skiff on one of the nearby lakes and, sad to say, the boat capsized when I stupidly tried to prove to myself that I could do it Gangnam style, even in an inherently unbalanced situation, while also tending to a fishing pole.

All my firearms and my ammo stockpile is now, as a consequence, sleeping with the fishes.

Just so you know. All you who are reading here. And no, I have no plans to replace them at this point. Because children.


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KEYWORDS: banglist; boatcontrol; boatlist; guncontrol; nocompromise; secondamendment; youwillnotdisarmus
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Same thing happened to me next week, unless the world ends tomorrow – then it’ll be sooner
1 posted on 12/20/2012 2:56:37 PM PST by HammerT
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To: HammerT

don’t you just hate it when that happens.....


2 posted on 12/20/2012 2:59:02 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: HammerT

What a pity!


3 posted on 12/20/2012 2:59:59 PM PST by txnativegop (Fed up with zealots)
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To: HammerT

OMG! You too?


4 posted on 12/20/2012 3:00:15 PM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: HammerT

Same thing happened to me. It was a shame. I thought it would be fun to go on a canoe ride down the Sabine river. Splash. All lost. And those catfish are just too big to risk going after them.

This happens far too much with gun owners I think the NRA should change their name to the National Raft Association and provide boating education.


5 posted on 12/20/2012 3:00:41 PM PST by mnehring
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To: HammerT

Maybe a diver can recover them.


6 posted on 12/20/2012 3:00:58 PM PST by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: HammerT

Oh, gosh, me too! I hate when that happens. Mine are at the bottom of the Great Falls area in the Potomac. There’s no way they could be recovered from there—too dangerous. :-((


7 posted on 12/20/2012 3:01:35 PM PST by ottbmare (The OTTB Mare)
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To: HammerT

There’s been a rash of that happening lately. Tragic, really.


8 posted on 12/20/2012 3:01:36 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: HammerT

It is literally 5 minutes to midnight (the end of the world).

Thanks for reminding me - LoL!


9 posted on 12/20/2012 3:02:05 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper
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To: HammerT
So many of us have been victims...Perhaps it's time to implement some boat control.
10 posted on 12/20/2012 3:03:42 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: HammerT

It’s bad enough reading this in the comments on EVERY gun thread. Does the endlessly posted lost in a lake shite really need it’s own thread?


11 posted on 12/20/2012 3:04:27 PM PST by 1malumprohibitum
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To: HammerT

How weird me also. This is becoming an epidemic.


12 posted on 12/20/2012 3:05:54 PM PST by smaug6 (We can't afford to be innocent!! Stand up and face the enemy.)
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To: mnehring

A BoatUS membership, the perfect compliment to your NRA Life member card.

13 posted on 12/20/2012 3:06:43 PM PST by Chuckster (The longer I live the less I care about what you think.)
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To: 1malumprohibitum

Well.. how did you lose YOURS?


14 posted on 12/20/2012 3:08:51 PM PST by txhurl (Zero on America: Drive it like you stole it)
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To: HammerT

Dang. Same thing happened to me, and I live in the South. Go figure.


15 posted on 12/20/2012 3:10:06 PM PST by RightOnline (I am Andrew Breitbart!)
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To: HammerT
I have SCUBA gear.
Where, exactly, were you?
16 posted on 12/20/2012 3:11:27 PM PST by grobdriver
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To: 1malumprohibitum
Does the endlessly posted lost in a lake shite really need it’s own thread?

Yes, yes it does, thanks for asking.

17 posted on 12/20/2012 3:12:59 PM PST by HammerT (The Obama Recession, you bone it you own it.)
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To: HammerT

Ed’s Underwater Salvage and Firearms - may I help you?


18 posted on 12/20/2012 3:15:05 PM PST by EdReform (Oath Keepers - Guardians of the Republic - Honor your oath - Join us: www.oathkeepers.org)
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To: HammerT

That’s all well and good. But I use mine. And always have an AR in the trunk of my vehicle. So, they ban them, I get pulled over, they find the AR. And then what?

Unless you have ever been faced with your guns being confiscated, and I have, then this “from my cold dead hands” crap sounds good. If I had followed that line of thinking then you would have been reading about me and my fugitive, or dead status, about one year ago today.


19 posted on 12/20/2012 3:15:18 PM PST by saleman (!!!!)
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To: grobdriver

He said he marked the bottom of the boat – but it was a rental.


20 posted on 12/20/2012 3:15:24 PM PST by HammerT (The Obama Recession, you bone it you own it.)
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To: HammerT

Well

I lost all of mine in an out house accident. If someone wants them -——.


21 posted on 12/20/2012 3:15:31 PM PST by Steve Newton (And the Wolves will learn what we have shown before-We love our sheep we dogs of war. Vaughn)
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To: HammerT

You know, I had the EXACT SAME thing happen to me just this last Monday. Don’t know what I’ll do now that all my guns and ammo and accessories are completely gone and utterly unrecoverable.


22 posted on 12/20/2012 3:16:28 PM PST by Yashcheritsiy (It's time to Repeal and Replace the Republican Party)
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To: HammerT; JRandomFreeper
A note of caution:
Guns have a mind of their own - all guns are bad as they decide when to shoot - the owner has no control over these guns. This is proven by liberals telling us guns have to be eliminated to stop the killing of people. This proves it doesn't matter who owns them, guns kill whenever they want - guns cannot be trusted.

If you lose your dangerous, thinking guns due to a boat accident, you should check the water daily, looking for shot, dead, fish. Just because the thinking guns are under water, they may still decide to shoot and kill fish. Of course, you may eat the fish - but STAY OUT OF THE WATER.

23 posted on 12/20/2012 3:16:34 PM PST by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. Galt is freedom.)
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To: HammerT

You think that’s bad, just wait until that possum guy finds this thread.


24 posted on 12/20/2012 3:16:59 PM PST by EdReform (Oath Keepers - Guardians of the Republic - Honor your oath - Join us: www.oathkeepers.org)
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To: HammerT

OBVIOUSLY you filed a police report, since without it, that event never happened - at least as far as the Men in Black are concerned.

...of course filling out a false police report is a felony (just a reminder...no implication).


25 posted on 12/20/2012 3:17:05 PM PST by BobL (Agenda 21...Agenda 21...Agenda 21...Agenda 21...Agenda 21... (whatever the hell that is))
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To: HammerT

LOL! You were smart to ‘document’ that here on FR.


26 posted on 12/20/2012 3:22:38 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (IMPEACH OBAMA)
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To: saleman

That’s why you have more than one – with some hidden away so the tyrants can’t get them all.


27 posted on 12/20/2012 3:22:42 PM PST by HammerT (The Obama Recession, you bone it you own it.)
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To: BobL

I’ve often heard that with such a traumatic event, people forget to do such things.


28 posted on 12/20/2012 3:24:29 PM PST by HammerT (The Obama Recession, you bone it you own it.)
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To: BobL
OBVIOUSLY you filed a police report, since without it, that event never happened - at least as far as the Men in Black are concerned.

Why would you need to file a police report? There was no criminal activity involved.

29 posted on 12/20/2012 3:25:18 PM PST by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: HammerT

” stupidly tried to prove to myself that I could do it Gangnam style”

That’s redundant....


30 posted on 12/20/2012 3:25:51 PM PST by GenXteacher (You have chosen dishonor to avoid war; you shall have war also.)
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To: SkyDancer

geez...mine too!!

it must be an epidemic

I suspect a conspiracy


31 posted on 12/20/2012 3:28:40 PM PST by Mr. K (There are lies, dammed lies, statistics, and democrap talking points.)
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To: Marcella

Funny thing is – take a look at some of the bystanders around a typical gunshow with people carrying them in and out – some of them will act like that can happen.


32 posted on 12/20/2012 3:31:29 PM PST by HammerT (The Obama Recession, you bone it you own it.)
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To: Marcella
but STAY OUT OF THE WATER.

Yeah, good luck with that. In the summertime, it's as hard to keep me out of the water as it is to keep pants on me. I still bring crawdads home when I find them.

On a serious note, you do bring up a good point. My normal use pistol resides between computer A and computer 2 most of the time, and has never shot any human. With or without my assistance. It has helped me to establish that this property and person won't be messed with.

/johnny

33 posted on 12/20/2012 3:34:54 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: HammerT

Oh, I have more than one. But I’m attached to them all. It’s kinda like trying to decide which one of your children is your favorite.....

I even have 4 “assault” drillings from Germany. If the libs saw them they would have a stroke. 8x57JR under 12ga. Best of both worlds.


34 posted on 12/20/2012 3:37:06 PM PST by saleman (!!!!)
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To: HammerT

I had the same thing happen to me at Elephant Butte lake on 7 November. I lost the gun safe too.


35 posted on 12/20/2012 3:38:43 PM PST by wjcsux ("In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." - George Orwell)
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To: 1malumprohibitum
Does the endlessly posted lost in a lake shite really need it’s own thread?

Yes, in fact it does. I give it my inprimi potest.

Stick that in your pipe and smoke it. ;)

/johnny

36 posted on 12/20/2012 3:39:26 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: HammerT

I don’t own any firearms because I have never purchased firearms privately from individuals who do not care about seeing identification or knowing who I am. So I don’t, and never will, own any firearms or be armed to the teeth or anything.

Besides, the children.


37 posted on 12/20/2012 3:40:28 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: HammerT

Illegal aliens stole mine. Right out of the garage while I was having lunch.


38 posted on 12/20/2012 3:42:45 PM PST by skeeter
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To: HammerT

A poster in my local newspaper lost all his firearms in Norris Lake.


39 posted on 12/20/2012 3:42:45 PM PST by cva66snipe (Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?)
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To: HammerT
He said he marked the bottom of the boat – but it was a rental.
If I had done that I could have found my guns. We were in my neighbor's boat.
40 posted on 12/20/2012 3:45:21 PM PST by wjcsux ("In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." - George Orwell)
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To: wjcsux
I lost the gun safe too.

Loading a gun safe on a boat or root canal....?

I'm afraid I'd have to go with strapping you down for the root canal, instead of helping with the safe. I moved one. Once.

I marked it Abandon In Place with orange paint when I moved again.

/johnny

41 posted on 12/20/2012 3:46:44 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Lancey Howard

That’s the same reason I don’t own any firearms, Lancey.

What a co-inky-dink!


42 posted on 12/20/2012 3:50:59 PM PST by basil (Second Amendment Sisters.org)
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To: HammerT

Nothing compared to what happened to me! I was in my new sail canoe, on Glen Lake. Gosh these things are fast! Tacked too hard, and flipped her over. Lost my guns and ammo, but also all my gold and silver that I was using as ballast! I’m ruined!


43 posted on 12/20/2012 3:50:59 PM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: HammerT

sorry for all of your losses


44 posted on 12/20/2012 3:51:23 PM PST by 1st Division guy
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To: HammerT

I am truly saddened at your news.

I know quite a few people who lost their guns during TS Irene last year.

I’m sure there are a lot who lost their guns recently during Sandy.

Floods are lethal.


45 posted on 12/20/2012 3:51:40 PM PST by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: 2nd amendment mama

Ping!


46 posted on 12/20/2012 3:51:51 PM PST by basil (Second Amendment Sisters.org)
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To: Mr. K

Yes, couldn’t believe it. Dad was taking our firearms across the Hood Canal (three miles across and over 1200 feet deep) to show them to some friends when suddenly the boat tipped some from the wind and over they went - 1200 feet down. Whoda thought? Boom, gone. Just like that.


47 posted on 12/20/2012 3:53:26 PM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: HammerT

Same ol’ joke, time after time, even though it lacks even casual plausibility (who takes their guns out on a boat?), but somehow this hoary, unfunny, unclever excuse for humor keeps being posted on FR. Some things cannot be fully explained, I guess. The only thing that comes to mind is a low threshold for humor among too many people.


48 posted on 12/20/2012 3:54:15 PM PST by OldPossum
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To: HammerT

OK, folks-time to get serious.
Should the authorities come after your guns, you will either fight or give them up. Fact is, if you try some lame-ass excuse like “boating accident”, they’ll knock out every wall in your house and tear every plank out of your floors looking for them. They won’t leave until they have them.
Sorry for the buzzkill, but, uh-wake up, folks...


49 posted on 12/20/2012 3:54:43 PM PST by mozarky2 (Ya never stand so tall as when ya stoop to stomp a statist!)
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To: HammerT

Least it wasn’t the children that made the splash.

How are you doing with your diving lessons though?


50 posted on 12/20/2012 3:55:51 PM PST by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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