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    You might be a gun nut if...

    Got this from a friend and didn't see it posted anywhere.



    YOU MIGHT BE A GUN NUT IF ...
    If You've ever dabbed a little Hoppe's on your neck before going on a date...
    If you bought checkering tools, checkered all your gunstocks and are now starting on the bedposts...
    If you cannot really recall just how many guns you own...
    Surplus ammunition suppliers call you to see if there was anything you were looking for...
    If you bought a gun from a gunshop, only to realize you used to own it years ago...
    If you've ever shot out a 1911 barrel...
    If you save brass and have a case tumbler, but don't reload...
    If you ever stripped the paint off of your car and then blued it
    If you've ever bought ammo for a caliber you didn't shoot, thinking that someday you might
    own a gun in that caliber...
    If your computer passwords are gun related...
    If your five-year-old can detail strip and fully reassemble an M-1 Garand...
    If you take your guns out of the safe and handle them, just so you can wipe them down
    before going to bed...
    If your local gunsmith calls you for obsolete parts...
    If you home-school and use ballistic tables for math lessons...
    If your gun safe is bigger than your refrigerator...
    If the speedometer on your car is in both m.p.h. and FPS...
    If you call Brownells and they recognize your voice...
    If you own reloading dies for calibers that you do not shoot...
    If you understand Smith and Wesson's model numbers...
    If you ever bought two different brands of the same bullet just to see which one "shot better"...
    If you've ever had to explain "that it's not the same gun it's a variant!"...
    If watching the Lion King gives you the itch for a .470 Nitro...
    If you cut out your best groups and carry them in your wallet like photos...
    If you've ever gone to a gun show three times in one month, and were excited every time...
    If you feel that a golf course is a willful and deliberate misuse of a perfectly good rifle range...
    If you ever accidentally seasoned a steak with FFFFg black powder...
    If your brass tumbler used to be a small cement mixer...
    If you identify the gun on the cover of Dillon's Blue Press before you notice the girl...
    If you make $30/hr at work and spent 35 min- on your knees at the range looking for that
    last piece of .40 brass...
    If you have guns in your safes that you can't for the life of you remember how you came by...
    If the FBI asks you to identify firearms they can't...
    If ammo manufacturers had to layoff workers when you went to Europe for a month's vacation...
    If you know the range of every tree in the neighborhood...
    If you can tell the caliber of any spent casing just by feel...
    If you plead with the gun shop to hold a rifle/shotgun until you have space for it...
    If you can't figure out why your non-shooting friends laugh when you say "Bushmaster"...
    If you didn't get that last one because you don't have any "non-shooting" friends...
    If your driver's license says "must wear night vision goggles."
    If your shoulder is callused...
    If manufacturers ask you how their rifles hold up.
    If you get misty eyed every time you sell a gun..
    If you alternate Silvertips, Hydra-Shoks and Black Talons in your magazines because they
    look prettier that way...
    If you guess windage and range every time you look at a road sign...
    If you went out to the range this weekend to shoot up ammo, just so you'd have some brass to reload.
    RCBS answers your phone calls, "What have YOU dreamed up this time?"...
    If you can name the parts of your post-ban rifle you had to (or want to) swap out to make a
    legal semi auto AW
    If someone asks about the president and you think they're talking about Charlton Heston...
    If you know the model numbers of your Glocks, how many and what size mags you have,
    and which are loaded, but have no idea when your anniversary is....
    If you've ever had to explain why you need armor piercing rounds to someone...
    If you don't know that there is a difference between "the Internet" and "Cast Boolits".
    If you have ever run out of gas in your car, but have never run out of ammo before
    If you know the serial numbers of your guns, but still get your kids' names mixed up.
    If you hold a firearms related record in Guinness book of world records.
    If you go to gun shows with a grocery buggy (painted camo of course)
    If you had to explain to someone what a "SHTF scenerio" is
    If the National Guard calls you when things get a little too hot
    If you had a gun rack on your bike when you were a kid
    If you know why 30-06 is pronounced "thirty aught six"
    If you buy all of your clothes at K-Mart but own some of the most expensive holsters known to man
    If your name is on California's AW ban
    If you walk up on a conversation about horses and as soon as you hear "colt", you are
    immediately interested...
    If your favorite saint is John Moses Browning.
    If your favorite paint color is "Rust Blue".
    If you break off on a dissertation on how badly congress screwed Bill Ruger.
    If you anticipate another shooting session AS you are putting your guns away at the range.
    If you look at Shotgun News the way teenagers look at playboy
    If you went to college, but owned more gun manuals than text books
    If the national guard armory has your phone number on "call block" because you keep
    making bids on their WWII artillery piece sitting out front
    If you carry a backup gun in case the backup for your backup fails.
    If you carry concealed at the beach
    If third world arms dealers consider you to be the largest gun runner in the world (but you
    keep all the stuff for yourself)
    If you've filled out more "4473's" than income tax forms
    If you have your own VIP parking spot at gun shows.


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    Good read.
    -I come in peace, I didn't bring artillery. But I am pleading with you with tears in my eyes: If you screw with me, I'll kill you all.
    -Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everybody you meet.
    Marine General James Mattis,

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    Excellent!

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