Re: [WarOf1812] Re: firearms at border
- Ah good point Roger! I never carry one so I don't know the hassle. You do
and as you said been there done that!
Did you get the complimentary T shirt that says "I got defiled by Canada
Customs and all they gave me was a lousy T Shirt and a smoke!"
Are you coming to Ft George?
----- Original Message -----
From: "hm95thfoot" <hm95thfoot@...>
> Kevin and others,
> Don't EVER say rifle when declaring your firearms at the border.
> BTDT. Not worth the hassle. The Jobsworths at the border don't know
> a Brown Bess from an Infantry Rifle. They all look the same to them.
> Just say: "flintlock musket", even if you have a flintlock rifle.
> BUT if you say "flintlock rifle", all they hear is the word "rifle".
> Visions of AK-47 sugarplums start dancing in their heads, and your
> day gets even looooonger and more interesting than you ever dreamed
> You never know what's going to happen at the border, until you get
> there. From where I am, the border is a long way away.