I'm going to shoot an AR-15 this afternoon

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  1. Stevie

    Stevie Now go...Ohm.

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    Kind of geeked up and kind of nervous at the same time.
     
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    Why?
     
  3. newcastlefan

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    What are the odds you pull the trigger and the first time the gun goes "brbrbrbrbrbrbrat!", the barrel rises and you end up shooting up over your head?
     
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    ice cream Well-Known Member Banned User

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    Those have been known to blow up in your face
     
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    There's no recoil and I doubt it's full auto
     
  6. Stevie

    Stevie Now go...Ohm.

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    I'm not a gun person. They kind of freak me out but that's the reason I'm doing this, to show myself that it's an irrational fear.
     
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  7. Stevie

    Stevie Now go...Ohm.

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    Grrrrrrrrrrrrrreat...
     
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    walleyeslayer2 Well-Known Member VIP

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    My daughter has been shooting one since she was 10. You'll be fine
     
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    Nothing to it.
     
  10. Artie Laugh

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    Why the hell is @Mack not in here yet?
     
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    There is virtually no recoil on an AR-15. Lots of fun to shoot. a lot safer that shooting a handgun.. It would be really difficult to shoot yourself with a rifle.
     
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    Keep you finger off the trigger until you're ready to fire and don't point at anything you don't intend to shoot. Follow those two rules and you'll have a ton of fun.
     
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    I wasn't a gun person until a few years ago. I wasn't anti gun but I didn't like them. It was antirational fear.
     
  14. newcastlefan

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    You gonna get hooked ;)
     
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    I consider shooting myself to be less serious than shooting each other: other people shoot back, or worse. Other people sue.
     
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    Bring earplugs.
     
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    and watermelons.
     
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    But alway ear plugs. Your hearing will be fucked fast otherwise.
     
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    Chief I'm all sixes & sevens & nines Staff Member

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    It's like shooting a .22,
     
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    So it's not lethal?