Everyone please be careful...do not confuse problems, discussion, fact,
attitude, and law. Try to use specifics as much as possible. I thought it
was a law... may do as much harm as Society for Consenting Adults.
P.S. A flame war over RRs is fine. Bad and/or false information on this is
>From: "Gerald L. Collins" <idris@...>
>I am not sure about AMENSEYA@...'s situation, but I know that some
>of the indoor ranges in the St. Louis, MO area won't allow crossbows
>because of insurance problems. Also, there has been discussion in the
>past that crossbows are a firearm because of their mechanical release (I
>think this is supposed to be a state regulation.) At outdoor ranges
>I've never worried about the possible problems that might pose and have
>never had any problems with law enforcement officials.
>Idris ap Llawr
>"James W. Pratt Jr." wrote:
>> From: "James W. Pratt Jr." <cunning@...>
>> >From: AMENSEYA@...
>> > In my area, we are not allowed to use crossbows in any indoor venue
>> >I have checked. This makes shooting crossbows next to impossible in the
>> >winter shoot.
>> Try using the fact that the crossbows we use are no more powerfull that a
>> hunting compound bow. Also you can voluteer to bring your own back stop
>> stop the crossbow bolts befor they get buried... another problem with
>> James Cunningham
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