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  • Gun suppressors legal in NC

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    the NC legislature passed a bill that allows gun suppressors(silencers) legal for hunting. Will you use one?
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    Not Me
    The 'BOOM' is part of the fun for me! And it lets all near enough to hear know that I got another one.
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    bang
    I would definitly use one IF I had one. I'm thinking that the sound would confuse deer like a muzzle loader does. A couple of rifle cracks around our place and they get educated real quick but seems like the ML just doesn't have the same effect. Another reason I would use one is because we are surrounded by small tracts and I like the idea of all the other knuckleheads not knowing exactly where I'm hunting.
    Why I won't be using one = I heard there is gonna be a $250 permit/license fee (or something like that). Also, have you looked at the prices on suppressors? I can buy a darn nice top of the line rifle for what some of them are selling for.
    I guess if you have the knowledge and tools and you can make your own that might be easier on the wallet.
    I ain't against them but the cost will keep me out of using one.
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    POOF!
    I would definitely use one on my 270 WSM. When I pull the trigger on that thing, the whole county knows a took a shot, not to mention it tends to clear the woods.

    The downside is the 250.00 tax/permit just to own one and that they do reduce your effective range.
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