The times, they have changed!

Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by Carl Crosby, Jun 14, 2019.

  1. Carl Crosby

    Carl Crosby Member

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    I was in a LGS yesterday, and overheard the owner conversing with someone on the telephone. He started asking questions that were a bit unusual for a person in his position, I thought.

    He hung up the phone, and told his employee..."Do you remember the man that was just in here, and said he would be back at 3 O'clock?" "Don't rent him a gun, I just talked to his roommate, and he is suicidal!"[​IMG]

    Geesh! With all the things a gunshop owner needed to worry about in the past, I imagine that one was far, far down the list!
     
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  2. buster40c

    buster40c Well-Known Member

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    Actually it isn't that far fetched these days. I read that some gun ranges that rent guns will not rent a gun to someone that doesn't have a gun. All because some people have rented a gun and shot themselves with it.
     

  3. rugertoter

    rugertoter Active Member

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    If I were the owner, I would be calling the police on that one...and my Lawyer.
     
  4. mrmike7189

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    Happens a lot more than you know! Local range near me will not rent to you without a gun permit. A gun permit in MA is $100 plus full background check so they figure you wont off yourself and/or will use your own guns to do it!