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I forgot the downside to owning a gun

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by gritsar, Dec 31, 2009.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    My new shotgun finally came in today and I was all excited when DH brought it in the house, until I remembered his hard and fast rule about owning firearms.

    If you're going to own a firearm, you have to learn how to dismantle and reassemble it by yourself and you have to know how to clean one. I don't have a problem with the first part of that equation but OMG! I hate the smell of gun oil (gun cleaning solvent). Please, sentence me to three hours of continuously scooping the litter box, but don't make me smell that stuff.

    I got thru the experience, but I think I can still smell the stuff on my hands. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Dec 31, 2009

  2. Funky Feathers

    Funky Feathers former Fattie

    Jan 15, 2009
    My Coop
    I kinda like that smell. [​IMG]
  3. Iowa Roo Mom

    Iowa Roo Mom Resistance Is Futile

    Apr 30, 2009
    Keokuk County
    I use Hoppe's 9 and let me tell you what.... P-U!!! [​IMG]

    But the smell of gun powder makes up for it [​IMG]
  4. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Crowing

    May 9, 2008
    Central Iowa
    I want a gun - never wanted one when the kids were little but want one now and want to learn how to shoot. We have a BB gun but thats about it.

    My husband wants to get me some kind of girlie handgun.
  5. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    Quote:no no no! You don't want a girlie handgun. You want a girlie shotgun.
  6. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Crowing

    May 9, 2008
    Central Iowa
    Thats what I think. I also want a bow and arrow set too.
  7. Go to wall mart and buy yourself the ready to go "cloths" for cleaning your firearm. They are a lot less smelly and you can either reuse them and put them back into their plastic bags or throw them when they are used up.

    Also there is a solvent called Formula 3, can not remember where I got it, but it is great for cleaning and lubrication and keeps the weapon from rusting. very little smell.

    You do not have to use the smelly stuff, some people love that smell, I too do not as it make my skin crawl and my eyes water.

  8. the4heathernsmom

    the4heathernsmom Songster

    Jul 1, 2008
    east texas
    That's funny......hubby tried to pull that on me told him then what do I have you for? lol
  9. Starscream4Ever

    Starscream4Ever Songster

    Oct 27, 2009
    Chubsville, Duckyland
    Haha, I like the smell. I feel sorry for ya, though. [​IMG]
  10. rnoyster

    rnoyster Songster

    Jan 20, 2009
    Conway, South Carolina
    You don't like the smell of gun oil, but yet you will probably cook COLLARDS for dinner today! LOL!

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