Category Archives: THE GUN GUY

KNOW YOUR TARGET

One of the four Cardinal gun safety rules is “Know your target and what is beyond it.” There’s a good reason that rule was established. Consider the foolishness and stupidity of shooting at something you have not identified. Furthermore, if … Continue reading

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PARENTS, YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE

Saturday, November 22nd, the Cleveland, Ohio police dispatcher received a call from a citizen in an outdoor recreational park saying a juvenile was waving around what appeared to be a handgun. Two police officers were dispatched to the scene. Within … Continue reading

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PUNKS WITH GUNS

I can be a rather sarcastic and critical old curmudgeon when I choose to. Right now, I’m experiencing such emotions. I’m sure there are many that will be rather surprised at this, but there’s a reason for this behavior, be … Continue reading

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PRIVATE FIREARMS TRANSACTIONS

Ever notice guns for sale in the classified section of the Floyd Press? I see it quite often. I’ve had quite a few people ask me about the legality of that. I’ve also had a few self made experts on … Continue reading

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A FAMILY HEIRLOOM

I got a call early last week from my family in South Carolina. They told me my brother, 6 years my senior, was dying of cancer. I threw some stuff in a carry on and put my old truck in … Continue reading

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BRANDISHING

WHAT IS BRANDISHING? Do you ever read the Floyd County Court Cases published here in the Floyd Press? On occasion, I see where someone has been charged with brandishing a firearm. Merriam-Webster defines brandish as “to exhibit in an ostentatious … Continue reading

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TRAVELING WITH FIREARMS

I got a call from a reader recently that was planning a trip to Ohio. He asked if I could help him find information on transporting firearms across state lines. I have to say I really respect a firearms owner … Continue reading

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