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  1. #51
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    Default Re: rifle vs unholstered handgun for checking out trespass situation

    Quote Originally Posted by forby View Post
    I really appreciate all the employs to this thread....

    I really feel that the holstered weapon along with a good light in hand is the best way to go. The problem is that not all woman wear jeans with a strong belt around the house. In the summer, she is barely dressed in a string tee and slip on cotton lounging shorts. Winter is a bit different, but she only wears jeans for going out wear. I would need to get her a quick donning holster of some type. Maybe it's time to go to the invention room and build one.

    I'm thinking a velcro belt with attached holster. grab, wrap and go. Maybe even a flashlight and cell phone pouch.

    You could get your girlfriend a set of machine gun jubblies.
    "How feeble is the mindset to accept defenselessnes."

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    Default Re: rifle vs unholstered handgun for checking out trespass situation

    Unless this is a dirt bag business that is just throwing tires in one spot all the time I would bet this is a dump magnet location and there are many throwing garbage and tires there. A dump magnet is a place that already has debris located there, is easy to access and is remote enough to conceal the perps. We do clean ups on forestry roads or at least we did before it became a waste of time when landfill prices went sky high.
    We found that if you clean the place up, (using Cleanscape grants or asking for volunteer help from Watershed Groups, etc and the municipality), you can then bar access from the site using large rocks, trees, etc so they can't pull off the road then placard it with signs showing was an illegal dump and try your hand at game cameras. Conceal carry in daylight. Stealth observe looking for license plates at night if you find them on your property. Call the police to document all the activity but avoid a confrontation over garbage that could get you on the nightly news. Any of these punks trespassing and dumping on your property could easily be carrying legal or illegal and may be drinking or high on the drug of the day. It isn't worth it and it's hard as hell to stop once it starts but it can be done the right way!
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    Default Re: rifle vs unholstered handgun for checking out trespass situation

    Quote Originally Posted by forby View Post
    In the summer, she is barely dressed in a string tee and slip on cotton lounging shorts.
    Can't believe no one said it yet...
    Guess I gotta step up and get it done for team Poof :P

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  4. #54
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    Default Re: rifle vs unholstered handgun for checking out trespass situation

    Put up a "used tires for sale" sign, make some money.

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    Default Re: rifle vs unholstered handgun for checking out trespass situation

    Quote Originally Posted by Emptymag View Post
    As far as confronting illegal dumpers, that's rolling the dice - you really have no idea how they will react.

    Someone here once told of a place (salvage yard?) that was being routinely broken into and when confronted by the armed owner/employee (I forget), the thieves just laughed in his face and dared him to shoot them as they made their way out.
    Not everyone is scared of having a gun pointed at them, and some are willing to take that gun and shove it up your ass if they sense hesitation on your part.
    I guess in this scenario you make sure you have an untraceable knife to place in the criminals hand, after he gets shot.
    Facts all come with points of view, facts dont do what I want them to.

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    Default Re: rifle vs unholstered handgun for checking out trespass situation

    Quote Originally Posted by theduke View Post
    I guess in this scenario you make sure you have an untraceable knife to place in the criminals hand, after he gets shot.
    Thats wrong and illegal and Walmart sells a $1.99 lockback lightweight, black plastic, one-hand-opening, scary looking thing in their camping section. I keep one in every vehicle, every Bugout bag, and as part of my EDC.
    American by BIRTH, Infidel by CHOICE

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