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Should an 80 yr. old man buy another rifle? #8382117 09/11/21 07:26 PM
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Should an 80 yr. old man buy another rifle?

Re: Should an 80 yr. old man buy another rifle? [Re: deckh] #8382121 09/11/21 07:29 PM
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Why not. Can’t take it with you


For it is not the quarry that we truly seek, but the adventure.
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I thought 80 year old men did whatever the hell they wanted to do.

Re: Should an 80 yr. old man buy another rifle? [Re: scalebuster] #8382143 09/11/21 07:41 PM
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Originally Posted by scalebuster
I thought 80 year old men did whatever the hell they wanted to do.


That's true scalebuster. The problem is some of the things we want to do (I'm 77) are no longer within our ability to do. smirk Fortunately, buying another gun is not on the "can't do that anymore" list.


If you can't laugh at yourself, give me a call. I'll gladly laugh at you.
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Originally Posted by BayouGuy
Originally Posted by scalebuster
I thought 80 year old men did whatever the hell they wanted to do.


That's true scalebuster. The problem is some of the things we want to do (I'm 77) are no longer within our ability to do. smirk Fortunately, buying another gun is not on the "can't do that anymore" list.


cheers
What are you going to buy?

Re: Should an 80 yr. old man buy another rifle? [Re: deckh] #8382165 09/11/21 07:57 PM
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Yes. What do you want? I might have it. $ grin


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Re: Should an 80 yr. old man buy another rifle? [Re: deckh] #8382177 09/11/21 08:10 PM
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Yes! Two days before my dad passed, he was looking to buy a Winchester Super Grade on Gunbroker. I hope to be just like him and be a rifle looney ‘til the end!

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Absolutely! I'm 81 and just got back from the Kerrville Gun Show with a new firearm (which I REALLY NEEDED!) and will be at the Abilene Gun Show and a couple of weeks, searching for another one that I really need. "Don't Let the Old Man In!"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yc5AWImplfE

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Re: Should an 80 yr. old man buy another rifle? [Re: deckh] #8382201 09/11/21 08:50 PM
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Should an (insert age here) yr. old man buy another rifle?

Yes!


It's still "we the people", right?

"If it bleeds, we can kill it."

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Originally Posted by deckh
Should an 80 yr. old man buy another rifle?


He should buy whatever the heck he wants.

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Re: Should an 80 yr. old man buy another rifle? [Re: scalebuster] #8382248 09/11/21 09:45 PM
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Originally Posted by scalebuster
I thought 80 year old men did whatever the hell they wanted to do.


Exactly

Re: Should an 80 yr. old man buy another rifle? [Re: deckh] #8382329 09/11/21 11:01 PM
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Hell I'm 73 and mortality is a regular thought process, Just bought a new over under for me right now and one of my grandsons shortly

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Re: Should an 80 yr. old man buy another rifle? [Re: Flashprism] #8382362 09/11/21 11:54 PM
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Originally Posted by Flashprism
Hell I'm 73 and mortality is a regular thought process, Just bought a new over under for me right now and one of my grandsons shortly


Good for you man

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Originally Posted by Biscuit
Originally Posted by Flashprism
Hell I'm 73 and mortality is a regular thought process, Just bought a new over under for me right now and one of my grandsons shortly


Good for you man


up


Spartans ask not...how many, but where!
Re: Should an 80 yr. old man buy another rifle? [Re: deckh] #8382426 09/12/21 01:03 AM
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He can buy anything he wants!!!

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You bet
For sure

Re: Should an 80 yr. old man buy another rifle? [Re: deckh] #8382531 09/12/21 02:50 AM
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If you've got the disposable funds for it, why not?

Re: Should an 80 yr. old man buy another rifle? [Re: deckh] #8382553 09/12/21 03:13 AM
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Only if he's gonna donate it to a 71 year old. I know one.

Re: Should an 80 yr. old man buy another rifle? [Re: deckh] #8382671 09/12/21 11:57 AM
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Originally Posted by deckh
Should an 80 yr. old man buy another rifle?


Entirely up to you Sir.


All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing. Edmund Burke
Re: Should an 80 yr. old man buy another rifle? [Re: scalebuster] #8382712 09/12/21 01:03 PM
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Originally Posted by scalebuster
I thought 80 year old men did whatever the hell they wanted to do.

This.

the words "you can never have too many" apply here.

Re: Should an 80 yr. old man buy another rifle? [Re: deckh] #8382758 09/12/21 01:56 PM
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Heck yeah!


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Re: Should an 80 yr. old man buy another rifle? [Re: deckh] #8382767 09/12/21 01:59 PM
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Yes, unless he wants more than one. In that case he should buy "more rifles".


An unethical shot is one you take, that you know you shouldn't.
Re: Should an 80 yr. old man buy another rifle? [Re: deckh] #8382785 09/12/21 02:10 PM
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Eye is on a Ruger #1, .243. Previously had a .22-250 and 200th yr. .45-70. I obviously should have kept them.

Re: Should an 80 yr. old man buy another rifle? [Re: deckh] #8382856 09/12/21 03:36 PM
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My grandpa bought a new pickup at 85.....so yes get another new gun. Part of what keeps older people going is by doing things like this....."dont let the old man in"

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