If you're willing to do a ladies/gay men gun night, I'll pull the Walther P5 out of the safe for an evening....
Guns only make you feel powerful.
I love guns. I'll never be ashamed to admit that.
And nothing makes me smile more than a chick with a gun. Especially if she's pointing it at me. You go, gurl!
yeah, everyone knows its MONEY that makes you powerful.
In actual practice, most women smaller than 5'6" are more likely to have their guns used against them than to successfully use them.
Without a lot of training.
(on the other hand, women tend to be better shots, as were the ones I trained in the Army)
Guns are not the answer if you are likely to freeze or fumble them. They're more likely to be misused by your kids or family members.
#1 - Forget Moe's, next SLOG HAPPY HOUR at the gun range?
What kind of jeans are those? I want some!
Good on you for learning to master a useful tool.
You don't have to drive all the way to Bellevue though. Our very own Seattle Police Athletic Association runs a range down by Boeing Field. And you get to be outdoors!
That's why they're practicing, Will. That way you'll have five bullets in your head before you can even THINK about touching them.
Booze and guns?
And pit bulls--Woo-hoo!
Look, I'm a pro-gun-control commie Obama-lovin' hippie, but at least I freaking know how to say "SMITH AND WESSON".
Kelly, you should have "Sexiest Woman Alive" put between your Kelly and your O at all times.
#7 Hellz yeah!
I've always felt strange being a liberal who thinks guns are awesome. I really aught to head on out there sometime.
I've always felt strange being a liberal who thinks guns are awesome. I really ought to head on out there sometime.
Oh no! My spelling mistake will leave an indelible mark on my reputation for all time.
What are the laws re: carrying guns in your car up there in WA (Ok as long as ammo is separate?)? I'm all for you responsible folk learning to use your firearms, but be careful between the range and your house!
Next time you go, you should print up your own targets. I print all sorts of crazy shit when I go to the range, it makes it a lot more fun. Just don't print pics of the president...some range people frown on that.
Sam's in Everett has a great full sized picture of a guy in a muscle shirt with a mullet you can get from them. They have a lot better targets than Wade's.
It's good to see people out there shooting and not being paranoid about guns. Keep it up with the .22 until you're comfortable to move up and don't be afraid to ask people for advice. Gun people are usually surprisingly helpful and nice.
Dougf @ 18:
You need a Concealed Carry Permit to carry it in your car or on your person in Washington. You don't need a permit if you only keep it in your home or fixed place of business.
goddammit i love kelly o. she's bad ass.
keep it up--by summer you'll be slinging 180 grain 30-06 without pause.
p.s. when it gets warmer out, try going to an outdoor range (Kitsap Rifle and Revolver Club is good--really friendly and you can bring your own targets).
it is not as loud as indoor and you can move up to rifles and targets at 100-200 yards, which is more fun than hand guns, imho. can't rent there, though.
I love KElly O. That hunting photo is way hotter than that cheesy youtube vid.
@16 I am feel the same way
Ed @ 20
That's not right at all. You can carry a gun in a car if it's unloaded and secured (read trunk) without a carry permit. There are also laws on the books that allow you to carry guns too and from sporting events, like shooting or hunting, regardless.
The bottom line is if you've got a permit, carry it on your person concealed. If you don't, unload it and put it in the trunk and you're golden.
@20 - incorrect - you are allowed to carry unloaded firearms in your vehicle in Washington State (you can also carry a loaded rifle in many locations w/o a CWP, as well).
Hooters and heaters - two of my favorite things....
@24 - that's what gun racks are for.
Remember, unloaded, people!
(and actually, time to draw and aim is a lot longer than you think, and pistols are a lot less accurate than most people realize)
Remarkable. A post about guns without elenchos calling me names. Maybe his meds have kicked in. Anyway, when you decide to do a night at the range, let me know. I'll fly in for that.
@26, while you're not wrong, you're not right. Time to draw, aim and shoot, in the right hands, can be measured in the hundredths of a second. I know, been there, done that.
Fifty-Two-Eighty, bragging about yourself on the internet is chickenshit.
Beyonets, though, fuck that, right?
Nice jeans beyatch! Nuthin like a hadgun tucked into the waistband of some premium denim. Thats a girl after my own heart!
I haven't seen a gun rack since I was a kid.
So is there going to be a Stranger gun night, or what?
Many years ago I owned a (used) truck that had a gun rack.
I kept my umbrella on it.
Your videos are the best!
Nice! Thanks, Kelly. :-)
Oh, and personally, I prefer a Browning myself, but don't recommend it to women.
(and hundredths of seconds from behind the back tucked into jeans with hands in front - I'm sorry, that just makes me ROFLMAO at how absurd you're being ...)
That was great. Thank you Kelly for a slog post about ladies and guns and no mention of the elections at all. I love you ;)
I prefer Airsoft myself. But I wouldn't mind trying to fire a real gun down a range at some point in my life.
Will! Will--that's not what he was implying. There are competition shooters that can, indeed draw (from a holster) and fire in that time. I saw it on cable, once.
For me, it takes me about 45 minutes to an hour to draw and fire, because I need to find the key to my safe, then find the slip of paper where the combination is written down, pull the thing out, inspect to see if it hasn't rusted shut, then find a place that's not illegal to use it.
How fast or slow one's "reaction time" is depends on all the extraneous limitations one puts into the process.
Here's a question that's been bothering me for a little bit: why do so few states have reciprocity with Washington's concealed-carry laws?
my favorite part about Wade's is that it's proprietors are Asian. and also watching young daughters going shooting with their fathers (in a nostalgic way, not a pedophil-ic way)
also, whoever was holding that gun while shooting, i was scared for you. i'm pretty sure you put your non-trigger hand on the butt of the gun with your palm
also also, be careful with renting guns, i know Wade's has a habit of not cleaning their guns, ie, jamming, ie scurred shitless when it misfires
kelly o, i'd let you touch my ass.
Holy fucking SHIT, was that a P90 on their rental wall? I know what I'm doing tonight!
oh, freeze-frame. PS90. semiauto. sigh.
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