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Old 17-06-2013, 18:24   #16
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I sorta think everybody should carry some handgranades !! Much smaller and easier to hide out !! And for sure that would kill a condom or a dink !!
And you would get some fish to fry too!
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I never had a sink stolen...
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A serious question was asked and all that I have seen is jokes.

Seriously though, what kind of anchor will you have?
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Biz Life,
just out of curiosity is the area you live crime free?

If you manage to get "protection" past DHS you should be aware that as a non-citizen of any other country you visit, you will not be allowed to have a firearm. If you ignore all this official nonsense and need to use a firearm for protection, the main thing that will upset everyone is that a non-citizen(you) did harm to a citizen.
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Old 17-06-2013, 18:42   #21
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Biz Life,
just out of curiosity is the area you live crime free?

If you manage to get "protection" past DHS you should be aware that as a non-citizen of any other country you visit, you will not be allowed to have a firearm. If you ignore all this official nonsense and need to use a firearm for protection, the main thing that will upset everyone is that a non-citizen(you) did harm to a citizen.

You can have guns in the Bahamas.
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You can have guns in the Bahamas.
I didn't know that.thanks for sharing.

Can an illegal alien go to a gun show in the US and purchases as many AR15's as he wants?
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Old 17-06-2013, 18:58   #23
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By boat perhaps. But have you ever flown in with a gun to the Bahamas? I don't think they will like it too much. And you can't have hand guns and I might be mistaken but I don't think you can have rifles either.

As well they need to be locked up securely on the boat. Will a chartered boat have a reasonable place to lock them up? And how about getting them to the boat. Will they allow that?

Just seems like a lot of hassle for little reason IMHO.
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Can an illegal alien go to a gun show in the US and purchases as many AR15's as he wants?

As long as he has an illegal driver's license.
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Wow what a helpful group! I wrote a column in a magazine for twenty years and never got that much response that fast. Back to the issue from folks who have sailed in the Abaco's, are there safety precautions and quotes I can use with my timid crew lady. As to the serious question about what anchor we will have. That is an issue I don't understand. all my previous experience is on lakes racing Flying Scots and bare boating on Grand Traverse Bay, no anchoring. Are the shallow waters a danger in the Abaco's. Was planning to have charter co advise here. Maybe I need protection from you guys.
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I didn't know they protected folks from pirates!

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Not sure why so many smart alec remarks either. This forum is usually pretty informative. You don't need a gun...purchase pepper spray if you must have something. No more crime there than US.
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Not sure why so many smart alec remarks either. This forum is usually pretty informative. You don't need a gun...purchase pepper spray if you must have something. No more crime there than US.
Ouch!
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Actually a lot less crime. The way a local said it to me is, it's a small island. If you steal something someone will find out pretty fast.

And Bahama mama's whoop their children good, and so will the papa, the uncle, the priest and a bunch more according to him.

PS I would check on pepper spray as well. Don't think it's legal there.
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Google is your friend!

Pepper spray is not allowed to travel to the Bahamas by air at least.

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