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Aar Video On Self Defence With Airguns

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by gasman, Jan 25, 2020.

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  1. gasman

    gasman Up a bit,,,,,,,

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    can’t really believe what I’m watching must be Sponsored by Smartfit 888:facepalm:
     
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    Teabag82 Well-Known Member

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    I was a little surprised with that one from Andy tbh. :facepalm:
     
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    flatrajectory Posting Addict

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    He doesn`t actually advocate using one for defence though, but I can see why some people might think its a good idea.
     
  4. Jimmypie

    Jimmypie Self isolating taking it one meme at a time

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    I watched this by accident yesterday , it rolled on as a suggestion for me , I need me one of those blue bulletproof parka jackets :p
     
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    Brian Richardson Old gezzer...

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    Yep watched it last night. Bit surprised......
     
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    I watched that yesterday in much surprise. I guess he did make a point about the video being global so would be more applicable in some countries than others but it still felt a very odd thing to be seeing! All I could think was you'd need to know you were completely within the law of self defence or you'd be kissing goodbye to any FAC or SGC you might have owned.
     
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    Just watched it. A little odd to say the least. Not a vid that will attract any positive press to airgunning in general is it? Then again are there any that do?

    Surprised how far the 44fpe FAC rifle went though tbh. And the 100fpe beast was in rimfire/centrefire territory!
     
  8. gasman

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    I’m just surprised about it all really I know he’s not advocating it but even suggesting it I would say is not a good thing
     
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    Must admit when I got the YouTube alert and saw the title I thought airgun and self defence doesn't need to be in the same sentence.

    How many idiots have now got this seed planted in there head! I'm very surprised that he's done this video tbh
     
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    Reasonable enough video with the positives and pitfalls well considered.
    In my view.
    Not like he is encouraging the idea.
     
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    Totally agree. Not a vid for the UK market anyway. We really don't need that kind of publicity.
     
  12. edtwozeronine

    edtwozeronine Donator

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    Can I ask who AAR is?
     
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    no country members Tooled up tool

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    Yes. Go on them.

    Sorry - couldn't resist! :D:D:D:D
     
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    Set the dog on em and save yer pellets !! :hunting:
     
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    Nuts, totally bonkers:down:
     
  17. Wofty

    Wofty 'This is the way'

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    Bear in mind he does state quite clearly this for a global audience.
    His reviews aren't enjoyed by only us.
    He makes it clearly obvious our sub 12fpe rifles and sub 6fpe pistols are woefully inept at self defence. And they may get you into more hot water.......
    Not my cup of tea but I guess he's had enough requests to promote this video. He's a careful chap and I think he made it abundantly clear.
     
  18. Jimmypie

    Jimmypie Self isolating taking it one meme at a time

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    i never got as far as the FAC stuff , well done you :p:D
     
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    Not a wise suggestion is it... More ammunition for the ban all guns brigade:(
     
  20. Wofty

    Wofty 'This is the way'

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    He does state that after discussing with the police they say that anybody touting a form of gun gets treated like they have a gun.
    I think the context he lays the video out in makes it quite clear that uk airguns are not suitable for self defense.
    Well laid out educational videos like this do us know harm imo.
     
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