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They bit off more than they can chew and run with a sketchy crowd. Instead of parting ways they are trying to have their cake and eat it too and are afraid to jettison what they think are friends. Friends are few and far between and if they live long enough they will discover what I mean.
Each state will have their own laws regarding bullet resistant vest. It's best to consult a legal expert in your area to get an answer pertaining to such things.
Rather than spend my hard earned pennies on those cool Shoot-N-See targets or even the preprinted targets at sporting goods stores, I save a few bucks for weekend plinking sessions by using paper plates as targets. A 100 count pack of paper plates costs less than a 10 count pack of preprinted targets.
If you are playing with something like a semi auto AK, or building a young shooters confidence with a 22 or shotgun, those big eight inch blanks are perfect for putting holes in all...