NEED A BREAK FROM POLITICS
Post up your pups and your guns!
Years ago, I was out shooting my new Ruger American .223 and yelled at the dog to go away so it wouldn’t hurt her ears.
I figured if the sound hurt her ears she would shy or run away.
She didn’t she sat and ran around the shooting bench for 30 minutes all excited.
After shooting the doggy was totally deaf. I, we, all were so so so sad and upset…“why didn’t she just run away”? Dogs must not understand pain like we do when it comes to hearing.
For the next month we taught her hand signs and signalling.
We were so blessed that after about 6 months she regained about 75% of her hearing. To this day she has a little bit of trouble with it, but a valuable lesson that I tell to as many firearm owners as I can… I hope I help someone out here.
One of my favorite “old guns”.
@txtanner Welcome to the community.
16 ga. “CHAMPION” made by IVER JOHNSON, ARMS and CYCLE WORKS
FITCHBURG MASS. U.S.A.
This was my Dads first gun when he was 15 (about 1953) he killed his first bear that fall with a load of buckshot. The gun works fine, I have hunted rabbits and partridge with it. I think of him every time I take it out.
Welcome to the family brother and god bless you.
Nice piece of hardware brother @BRUCE26
I have a 12 gauge Iver Johnson arms and cycle works shotgun. I gave the preacher a tattoo for it.
Good trade I would say.
Oh no I hate that, very good information definitely a hard lesson learned. I was just wanting to see some cute pics of puppies.
THAT IS AWESOME! A real piece of history and super sentimental.
I figured a doggy and firearm story was close enough to topic…
Ohh I thought of a nice photo, I’ll post it soon.
Found my photo.
This firearm was from my wife’s grandfather.
It was used to get food for the family on the farm… simpler times back than.!
The etching is amazing!
Wow… that’s beautiful, a real piece of art.
I’d like to see this tattoo, what’d he get??
Nice piece of hardware @Fizbin
小心，招标的触摸, which means, caution, tender to touch. It went on his back
Thanks for the kind words. It was the second firearm I ever owned.
Decades ago I got it as a gift from my wife’s uncle. He’s the guy that got me into this whole firearms thing. A great man!
@MikeBKY … basement … boy we miss our full basement!
Here’s my dogs watching over my daughter as she sleeps in our trailer during a camping trip. The one on the left is the puppy (about 5 months old here).
Nice shepherds @Erik10