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Women and guns:

Having read all the recent posts about cleaning, I have a newbie question that I'm SURE someone can answer. Situation is this...for all my toys, I've been taking them to a friends house for cleaning, using just Hoppes and oil. I take them there because my wife absolutely can't STAND the smell of Hoppes in our apartment.

Dan A. <>
Erie, PA USA - Thursday, October 29, 1998 at 15:57:25 (EST) 

Dan A

It seems to me that you may be taking the wrong tack with the wife. Some time ago I presented my wife with a M77 22 and a brick of Remington target 22 LR's. To this I added about a dozen of those little iron targets that spin around when they are hit. We have spent many hours sense then plinking away at those and other targets. I remember one time when she came home with one of those dark clouds following her (all of you married folks know what I'm talking about). Well, without saying a word she went straight to the gun safe got out her rifle and then spent the next hour sitting backward on a chair, using the back as an improvised rest, shooting magazine after magazine at those little spinning targets. When she finelly stopped she came over to me smiling and said that she had just shot a string of 250 without a single miss. I asked her what had been bothering her and she replied that she had forgotten.

By the way she has found that a drop or two of Shooters Choice on her neck and behind her ears DRIVES ME CrAzY!!!

Good Luck and ...

Stay Safe

Depity Dave <>
Off for another weekend in Glorious, West Virginia USA - Friday, October 30, 1998 at 16:08:44 (EST) 

Depity Dave....."Little spinning targets".....yes,yes,yes!! All mine shoots with her .22 is paper. I must do this...tonight...without fail!! Make her as addicted to shooting as me! Why haven't I thought of this before? (Must be sniffing too much of the Hoppes myself, eh?)

Gracias, Senor Dave

Dan A. <>
Erie, PA USA - Friday, October 30, 1998 at 17:35:03 (EST) 

Waaay back when, as I was starting to date the girl who eventually became my wife, I was also seeing young woman #2. A 5'10" red head who liked to shoot, hunt and had MONEY. Sometimes I really wonder why/how I let her get away. (But hey, who wants a woman that has a nasty temper, and might outshoot, out hunt,or out fight them.)
The one I ended up married to loves to shoot, but it is like fishing, she hates to clean them. Can't seem to get her interested in High Power though. She says hat it would be too expensive for us both to do it. I just think it would be a good reason for me to get a backup rifle. The oduer de'cleansing, well she doesn't say too much. But then she knows not to plan anything in the last week of July or the first two weeks of Aug. w/o asking me first.

steve uhall <>
GBG, Pa USA - Friday, October 30, 1998 at 18:08:32 (EST) 

Spinners, why didn't I think of that. She loves to watch the steel animals get blasted off of the rail. Maybe I'll get back into action pistol, just to knock over some plates. Lots of things flying around when they get hit! Yeah, thats the ticket. Now what kind of guns do I need to build to play that game, LETS SEE....

steve uhall <>
GBG, Pa USA - Friday, October 30, 1998 at 18:14:42 (EST) 

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