Author Topic: Semiauto airgun for home defence?  (Read 2050 times)

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Re: Semiauto airgun for home defense?
« Reply #15 on: December 12, 2021, 08:03:43 AM »
Being in California, we are genuinely expected to hand over everything we have to anyone demanding it, lest we face the consequences. I took the liberty of protecting my family and home in the best way I could: a disclaimer. I have a large, laminated note by my door saying:

'To whom it may concern,

I have left the door unlocked so that you don't need to break it down to steal my possessions. Since I'm not allowed to defend my property and the price for doing so will be much worse than the violation that you are about to commence with, please take what you wish and be courteous enough to not leave a mess. If you comply with this simple request, I will have the stolen items restocked shortly. My insurance will pay for it so it's really a victimless crime anyway. However, if you've read this far there are a couple of variables you should know about. I own various weapons that are legal to own in California. As you can see, I also live on a large ranch with hundreds of acres of soft dirt, and a backhoe is readily available. I have the reputation for being a bit of a rebel and I've been told that I can be a little unstable at times. I'm not saying that I'm a law breaker, but I've reached the age where I've lived a great life and I will do just about anything to protect my partner, my kids and my grandkids. The odds of you making it off of this ranch aren't great and the odds of me getting caught for ensuring that you don't are even less. I've learned over the years to keep my mouth shut. By this point you've also been recorded from every angle imaginable, including your vehicle, so we stand at a turning point. If you wish to accept the risks of the situation you've placed yourself in, then proceed. If you don't make it out of here, it's on you. You've been warned by a Grandpa who's armed to the teeth, has an anger issue (but working on it), and thinks thieves should die. Ball's in your court. One last thing, I have non-lead ammunition so in the unlikely event that you survive long enough to make it the hospital you can be assured that you won't die of lead poisoning, in compliance with California's laws'

I also had it transposed into Spanish as well just so that everyone is clear and I don't discriminate.
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Re: Semiauto airgun for home defence?
« Reply #16 on: December 12, 2021, 09:53:00 AM »
Kevin, this is so awesome.

Thing is you assume someone breaking in can read! Might want to translate this into pictographs also. I imagine the images to be hilarious.

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Re: Semiauto airgun for home defense?
« Reply #17 on: December 16, 2021, 07:30:04 PM »
Being in California, we are genuinely expected to hand over everything we have to anyone demanding it, lest we face the consequences. I took the liberty of protecting my family and home in the best way I could: a disclaimer. I have a large, laminated note by my door saying:

'To whom it may concern,

I have left the door unlocked so that you don't need to break it down to steal my possessions. Since I'm not allowed to defend my property and the price for doing so will be much worse than the violation that you are about to commence with, please take what you wish and be courteous enough to not leave a mess. If you comply with this simple request, I will have the stolen items restocked shortly. My insurance will pay for it so it's really a victimless crime anyway. However, if you've read this far there are a couple of variables you should know about. I own various weapons that are legal to own in California. As you can see, I also live on a large ranch with hundreds of acres of soft dirt, and a backhoe is readily available. I have the reputation for being a bit of a rebel and I've been told that I can be a little unstable at times. I'm not saying that I'm a law breaker, but I've reached the age where I've lived a great life and I will do just about anything to protect my partner, my kids and my grandkids. The odds of you making it off of this ranch aren't great and the odds of me getting caught for ensuring that you don't are even less. I've learned over the years to keep my mouth shut. By this point you've also been recorded from every angle imaginable, including your vehicle, so we stand at a turning point. If you wish to accept the risks of the situation you've placed yourself in, then proceed. If you don't make it out of here, it's on you. You've been warned by a Grandpa who's armed to the teeth, has an anger issue (but working on it), and thinks thieves should die. Ball's in your court. One last thing, I have non-lead ammunition so in the unlikely event that you survive long enough to make it the hospital you can be assured that you won't die of lead poisoning, in compliance with California's laws'

I also had it transposed into Spanish as well just so that everyone is clear and I don't discriminate.

While I'm reading this as a joke, because if you were actually to post this on your door of your house, you're actually giving them your permission to come inside and help themselves to everything.
And afterwards stating your going to hunt them down and kill them for doing what you said they could do.
CA isn't that bad, that non lead is required for home defense or personal protection.

Think about the OP living in Bulgaria and can not possess a FA and is considering protection with a AG.
While I really love AG'S how many times have I experienced complete failure of pcp/hpa valves, orings being nicked and failing, broken poppet or just something happening that resulted in the pellet not shooting.
While I hate some of the hoops CA make you jump through with regards to 2A, there are way worse places in the world to be.

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Re: Semiauto airgun for home defence?
« Reply #18 on: December 17, 2021, 03:53:06 AM »
Do you want bad? Move to North Korea!
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Re: Semiauto airgun for home defence?
« Reply #19 on: December 17, 2021, 12:41:04 PM »
Well…

I will admit to having a fair number of very capable airguns for home defense. I would not want to be on the receiving end of any calibers I have. Nope. Repeating? Nope.

But 3 good shots from a .58 cal DAQ pistol will make a criminal have a very bad day.

Same with a .58 DAQ Short Rifle. Or a .458 DAQ LA, or a .357 ShinSung Career, or Bulldog, or Texan .257, etc.

I shudder to think of such a thing.
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Re: Semiauto airgun for home defence?
« Reply #20 on: January 04, 2022, 07:40:56 AM »
Several well placed pick ax handles, here and there around the place or ax handles. Just don't hit em in the head. Knee,elbows,clavical,thighs,hands etc. They will leave you alone and run like heck.  We all break handles don't we. Pepper gas pepper balls .

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Re: Semiauto airgun for home defence?
« Reply #21 on: January 13, 2022, 03:22:58 PM »
Add onto my axe handle defense. A friend of mine just dropped off a cow zapper. I would not like it set off on me. If it will knock a cow on her butt , well it is a strong current. I just keep it at the door. I never would want to hurt anyone but if I need to I can do that many ways. He told me it was 68 dollars at the feed store. Just another option. that won't kill anyone.