I cut my teeth on old Colt 44. My Grandpa let me chew on his gun while telling fantastic tales of Lassiter & his sidekick, Maggot. I know this sounds slightly reckless, letting a baby gnaw on a gun, but I assure you it was clean. And unloaded.
For the record, my mother was horrified.
I’ve owned a few guns in my life, and I used to be a pretty dern good shot. I sold my last gun, a cute little Beretta, just before we moved back to Missouri (in 2000?) and I’m almost ready to exercise my second amendment rights again. I just found out about a local firing range that lets you try out a wide variety of handguns before purchasing one, and that sounds like a smart idea.
When I went through the police academy we got to shoot a wide variety of weapons, but the best thing was being able to try out illegal guns that had been confiscated. One of my faves was a TEC-9 that had been converted into a full automatic. I could totally be a gangster if I could carry one of those and not have to do anything mean. I could be a stitching gangster…
Any gun-toting stitchers out there? I’d love to hear your reviews & recommendations!