I don't care for the term "black guns" either, however that is what the media is calling them here, and sometimes much worse. The uninformed are also telling the public that they're "machine guns."
The media has painted a sinister picture over the past couple weeks about the volume of sales of these firearms. In my opinion, there is nothing sinister, but simple economics at work here. #1) they may be banned shortly, and #2) the price will most likely go up dramatically, if they are not banned.
I own an AR15 and it has all but be banned up here already. The US export rules have restricted the sale of parts for any firearm so much that we have be realistically banned right now. This new move south of our border can only strengthen our plight.
Let me start off by saying that I am a scaredy cat.
For someone that spent 3 years in 82nd Airborne jumping out of all manner of military aircraft, my friends find this ludicrous - but... it is what it is!
Climbing stand? Yep, still scared - put me up 15' and that is about it.
Ladder stands? I am better in these - but still cautious.
Chain on stands? Used to love them, now they terrify me.
I was once ridiculed for putting chain on stands waaaay too high - some of my friends...