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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old Aug 15th, 2006, 5:50 pm Thread Starter
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Don't mess with the guy in the BMW

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post #2 of 15 (permalink) Old Aug 15th, 2006, 7:25 pm
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It's kind of sad that that kind of shit does happen. The jerks in the truck got just what they deserved!

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Those crazy Canadians, eh?

And I thought they were pacifists! Good job by the Bimmer driver to sucker those guys into the secluded woods.

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Yuppie lucked out. If them country boys had been packin' as well that coulda been a bad scene.

He should have just shown them what that car would do and left 'em behind on the main road.

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Nice guys

Should have pulled the trigger. Would have made the the world a safer place.

Wow I didn't know BMW made motorcycles, Yeah I think Honda does too.
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Should have pulled the trigger. Would have made the the world a safer place.
That's why I don't want to own a firearm. I'm not sure I wouldn't have shot 'em in that situation.

OTOH, I'm wondering if that video was staged?

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Nothing against owning firearms - I own several myself, but this is the kind of stuff where people get killed by being stupid (both sides). In today's world, you just don't push that kind of thing. Leave it alone to live another day...

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Responsible gun owner here...

IF... that's IF I were the BMW driver... I would not have egged on the idiots, taunting them etc.

However, had I been chased down a dirt road and been cornered I would have spun the car sideways, jumped out, using the car as a barrier, leveled the gun at the rednecks and told them to turn around and leave now.

Last Saturday I passed a line of cars on a two-lane curvy mountain road. One of the drivers appeared to take exception. Before my wife could pass the guy pulled out and tried riding on my tail. I left him in the dust but he was really trying to keep up. Via radio I told my wife to just stay back and not try to pass for fear that he'd try to run her off the road.

I got a little distance on the guy (by now I'm maintaining 90 mph and he's doing around 80). Using the K12's excellent braking power, I found a wide spot, pulled over and began pulling my Glock out of the tankbag. Mr. badass was unable to stop so he decided to keep going.

We sat on the side of the road for a few minutes letting the adrenaline drain off and then proceeded with caution in case the guy had some more games in mind.

I think he'd have been pretty darned surprised when my wife pulled up with another gun pointed at him.

We are both former LEO's and are licensed concealed gun-toters. We take classes at least once a year at a local school and practice regularly.

Because of our education and intelligence, we avoid situations at all costs for fear of having to resort to pulling a gun on somebody but... if I feel like a momma bear protecting her cubs, somebody is going to be looking at the wrong end of a gun.

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That's why I don't want to own a firearm. I'm not sure I wouldn't have shot 'em in that situation.

OTOH, I'm wondering if that video was staged?
I agree, this is probably staged. If you're going to pick a fight with someone, you're not going to do it while holding a camera.

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did it come from a firearms training video

I feel I could have found a better solution to that problem, turn the other cheek kind of thing. I am guessing it was staged. But if cornered as he was I would hold them till the police came or if they persisted I would have feared for my life. They would not be left out on the road for someone else to deal with. There is a limit, I don't care if they tell me I'm #1 but if backed in a corner and threatened with bodily harm. Run if you can...

Wow I didn't know BMW made motorcycles, Yeah I think Honda does too.
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