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Posted 16 January 2004 - 05:50 PM
Posted 16 January 2004 - 10:15 PM
Cute picture Bruce. My 17 month old daughter will learn to load magazines pretty soon, (when the wife is away to school!)
Posted 16 January 2004 - 10:24 PM
Posted 16 January 2004 - 10:46 PM
Posted 16 January 2004 - 10:50 PM
Posted 16 January 2004 - 11:18 PM
Posted 17 January 2004 - 11:33 AM
His dad is an old motorcycle/shooting buddy. Mom is wise enough to be tolerant. Max knows he has to wait till he's eight to shoot. Till then, there are lots of lessons about responsibility and history he's getting.
Posted 17 January 2004 - 07:20 PM
'as i stared at the picture taken so long ago,i remembered the thrill of holding that wood and steel classic in my hand's,good time's"
Posted 18 January 2004 - 10:57 PM
I just had a couple of 15 yr olds over working on a paper for school with my son... one of them I knew his Dad was involved with Ted Nugent's Kids Camp, so he probably knew a bit about shooting. I brought out my 1928 (dummy) and had him handle it. It is amazing what the reaction it had - even to an older kid with shooting experience. He loved it and probably won't forget it. "man - this is heavy" - now he knows what WWII vets had to carry.
Funny the other kid that was over didn't even bat an eyelash about it. Until we discussed the history of it, and at that point I could see that he had been trained "guns are bad", probably in his upbringing somewhere. He wanted to now more... just was afraid to ask.
I think a good education for all kids is to see and learn the history of this and many fine weapons designed and built here in the US to keep our country free is not only a good thing - it should be a mandatory part of every cirricullum. Wish the bleeding hearts that run the schools agreed.
Oh, well, one kid at a time!