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Old 15-02-2010, 21:30   #31
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Is that why the british and their old teritories confiscate all weapons....?
The Brits are not stupid.
They learned from their mistakes.
Look what happened in the lower half of North America.
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Old 15-02-2010, 21:31   #32
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Definitely one of the most humorous gun threads.
As for me - I'll keep my guns, my freedom, and my money - you can keep the change!
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Old 15-02-2010, 22:07   #33
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Yup, they still have the strings attatched to the upper half....
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Old 15-02-2010, 22:39   #34
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Yup, they still have the strings attatched to the upper half....
Be a pity if we cut them now. Now that we have grown up and do what we want it is nice to allow mom to believe she taught us right.
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Old 15-02-2010, 22:47   #35
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www.noonsite.com has regulations on each country regarding firearms on board.
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Old 15-02-2010, 22:54   #36
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www.noonsite.com has regulations on each country regarding firearms on board.
I think you may have posted in the wrong thread.....

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If you were to try to anchor a multihull with a firearm, you would probably want to add a bipod. The greater windage would require a bit more holding.

However, given the excellent form stability of a multi when capsized, you could just flip it over in shallow water and let the mast hold you fast. Of course, then you would be much less likely to be able to swing a rifle to defend against pirates when crawling through the escape hatch in the bottom....

...Maybe multi-hull sailors should consider different firearms then Sailors of real Sailboats?
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In hindsight, I wish you had too

ok so lets see what i can gleen from this other than the above:
1. Consider high pressure blackwater gun...check

2. Make sure to have a bi-pod on it if traveling on a multi-hull-check

3. Consider type of rode if firearm is to be correctly used as an anchor-check

4. Most other countries like the NRA as much as this one does-check

5. Guns and toilets have more in common than I could ever have anticipated-check

6. I can buy a high velocity blackwater gun on google marketplace-check

7. Consider a cutlass or katana as a legally less complicated alternative (that way if the blackwater gun backfires at least I can bow out gracefully shogun style)-check

8. I am likely a more intimidating sight without wasp spray than I am with it- check

9. And finally, I should check this forum at least once a month so that I too can have a bit of fun attempting a witty union of toilets, bug spray, anchoring technique, and firearms...oh and it will be one more opportunity to poke fun at multi-hulls (which from what I can see, is always appreciated)....ok I think I got it

....thanks guys!
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Danger cell,

You sir, are a credit to your species.

To take a razzing like this, and not become offended, you must be a good guy to share an anchorage with.

Just beware of the overturned multi-hull. I understand it is full of pirates with weapons and they are WAY ticked off since their Lavac blew black water in their faces.
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Old 15-02-2010, 23:11   #37
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Compound Bow

I cruised with a compound bow for fishing. Don't know if this is classified as a weapon. It is used for field archery and bowhunting so the boffins will need to clarify whether recreational or a weapon. Was never challenged re the bow in 7 years cruising.
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I cruised with a compound bow for fishing. Don't know if this is classified as a weapon. It is used for field archery and bowhunting so the boffins will need to clarify whether recreational or a weapon. Was never challenged re the bow in 7 years cruising.
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Is that why the british and their old teritories confiscate all weapons....?
I still have mine, all legal and locked up safe in the cabinet, but the Gov dont like individuals owing guns.
I certainly wouldnt take them out of home waters as that puts me in the same boat as criminals. sorry for the pun !!!
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The reason we Brits are not allowed guns, is because we might use em to shoot all our politicians and investment bankers.
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But Anjou, what about wasp spray?
Here, the last state with no gun laws (just federal) no one knows who has them and who doesn't cause anybody can so there's very little crime.
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Ive yet to see a rabbit or bird brought down by wasp spray.
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Old 16-02-2010, 05:49   #43
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Rabbits and birds? Cruising sure is getting dangerous over there!
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Ive yet to see a rabbit or bird brought down by wasp spray.
"Shhhh .... you have to be vewwy vewwy quite."
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I certainly wouldnt take them out of home waters as that puts me in the same boat as criminals.
I think this is an important point. Whatever your own countries laws may be, and yuor opinion of them, it is very arrogant to go into another's country and flaunt them. Particularily with regard to a subject as volatile as weapons.
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