GCO Auction

GeorgiaCarry.Org invites you to attend it’s First Special Fundraising Auction to be held at the GCO Summer Luncheon on Saturday, August 18, 2007.  This live auction event will feature an assortment of items listed below, and proceeds from this event will go directly into GCO’s operating funds to help preserve and expand Georgia citizens’ firearms rights so be sure to come ready to bid!

Auction Items:

1. FIREARMZ Course Certificate – Ken Forbus

FIREARMZ is your source for professional firearms training. Our instructor has over 20 years of firearms experience and training. We have a variety of firearms and defensive courses that provide you with the necessary knowledge to safely operate maintain and properly use a firearm for personal, home protection, competition or for your occupational requirements. The two day course being auctioned is detailed below.

Fighting Pistol Class

Retail Value: $250.00

Class description:
Fighting handgun is for those that carry a handgun for personal protection or for a living. This class is the meat and bones of self defense shooting. It covers 0 to 5 feet out to 10 yards.

Day 1
Safety Briefing
Self Defense threat analysis
Handgun attributes and effects
Tactical Firearms Safety
Grip
The defensive draw stroke
Shooting 0-to 21 feet
Coopers Principals of Personal Protection
Square Range Drills and Importance
Multifunctional fighting stance
Combat sight alignment / Combat sight picture

Day 2
Trigger control fundamentals
Movement
Reloads
Malfunction drills
Gun silhouette shooting
Kneeling
Prone
Odd positions
Closing comments and certificates

Ammunition requirements: 1000 rounds of hand gun ammunition
Eye and hearing protection required.
Dress appropriately for the weather.

Bring your own lunch or you can drive a short distance to the nearest fast food restaurant.

2. Southern Holsters – Custom Holster

Certificate for a Custom made “Memphis” leather holster for inside the waistband belt carry. Each holster is molded for a specific handgun model.

FEATURES:
– Vegetable tanned top grain leather, no splits or suede
– Wet molded on both sides for a precise fit and excellent retention
– Butt forward cant
– Changable leather belt loops
– Heavy duty “Pull-the-Dot” one way snaps
– Black, Brown, Tan, Cordovan, or Natural colors
– 1.5″ Belt loops
– Available for the following firearms:

Beretta – 92D Centurion, 92F Beretta Cougar, Vertec 92FS
Browning – High Power
Colt – Gov M1911-A1 and clones basically any 1911
CZ – 75 B
Glock – 19, 20, 21, 23, 26, 27, 32, 33
H&K – USP Compact 9mm, USP Compact 357, USP Compact 40, USP 9mm, USP 40, USP 45, P2000, P7M8, P7M13, Mark 23 SOCOM
Raven – P-25
Ruger – P89, P95
Sig Sauer – P220, P220R, P225, P226, P226R, P228, P229, P229R, P229 DAK with Rails, P230, P239, Pro 2340, Mosquito
Springfield – Micro-Compact M1911-A1, Operator 1911A-1, XD40, XD40 Compact, XD40 Tactical, XD9
Smith & Wesson – 2″ J-Frame, 4506, 5906, 9606, SW99, SW9V
Taurus – Millenium Pro PT111 DAO, Millenium Pro PT140 DAO, Millenium Pro PT145 DAO, Millenium Pro PT745 DAO, 24/7
Walther – P5, P99, PPK/S

3. 1 Dozen MREs – Anonymous Donor

MRE stands for Meal, Ready-to-Eat and is currently the main individual operational ration for the U.S. military. MREs are meant to be completely self-contained meals that provide all the nutrition a solider-on-the-go needs to sustain himself. Typical contents include entree, side dish, crackers, peanut butter/cheese spread, desert, instant coffee/tea, matches, toilet paper, spoon, and a heater to heat the main entree. While everything in an MRE can be eaten cold, it usually tastes better warm. Great item for campers, hunters or emergency rations for when the zombies attack!

4. Pelican Pistol Case set – Chuck Turney

1490 Case (Multiple Pistols and accessories)
Interior Dimensions:
17.75″ x 11.37″ x 4.12″ (45.1 x 28.9 x 10.5 cm)
• Watertight, crushproof, and dust proof
• Open cell core with solid wall design – strong, light weight
• Automatic Pressure Equalization Valve
• O-ring seal
• Double safety locking latches with keys
• Comfortable rubber over-molded handle
• Stainless steel hardware
• Padded foam insert

1120 Case (Small pistol or accessories)
Interior Dimensions:
7.25″ x 4.75″ x 3.06″ (18.4 x 12.1 x 7.8 cm)
• Watertight, crushproof, and dust proof
• Open cell core with solid wall design – strong, light weight
• O-ring seal
• Automatic Pressure Equalization Valve
• Stainless steel hardware
• Padded foam insert
• Molded in double padlock points

5. Bullet Ballistics Playing Cards – John Monroe

A deck of standard playing cards, each of which features a round of ammunition and states the round’s ballistic specifications.


6.
Georgia Arms – Ammo and cleaning kits
All Georgia Arms ammunition is loaded using the finest American made components on the most precise equipment available. It is double cleaned and must withstand 18 quality control inspections before acceptance, and made available to the public. All lots are test fired to ensure safety and reliability. While they strive to offer shooters affordable ammo, Georgia Arms refuses to sacrifice quality for price. This is the same ammo used by some of the top amateur and professional shooters at many major matches. Consistent quality keeps their shooters in the winner’s circle and customers coming back for more.

Georgia Arms has donated two deluxe cleaning kits and 200 rds of their 9mm Gold dot hollowpoint ammo. That would be about $121 total retail value.

7. Bulls Eye Marksman Gun Club of Cumming Ga – Bronze Membership

Bronze Package Range Membership package that provides 10 One Hour or 20 1/2 Hour visits a $150 value.
NOW OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK!
Monday Through Friday 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Sunday 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
IPSC Competition every Tuesday Night from 6:30 until 9:00

8. Big Woods Goods – Range package

Package includes:

SSB M Range Bag Features:
• 600 Denier Polyester Body.
• Main Compartment: 11″T x 15″L x 7″W.
• Two Padded, Removable Pistol Inserts (10″T x 14″ L) that will hold scoped competition handguns.
• Removable/adjustable shoulder strap.

Also included is:
Two sets of disposable ear plugs
Set of Elvex Shooting glasses
25 paper targets
Knight & Hale Hunting Video

$70.00 Total Retail Value

Big Woods Goods retail store is now open. Featuring a large selection of handguns, shotguns, rifles and accessories along with In-House gunsmith services! Located in Canton / Holly Springs, GA in Cherokee County. 2228 Holly Springs Pkwy, Suite 200, Canton, GA 30115.
678-792-9000
Hours
M-F 10am to 7pm
Sat 9am to 6pm / Sun 11am to 4pm

9.Signed Copy of Medical Warrior by Miguel A. Faria, Jr., M.D.

One of more signed copies of these brilliant writings signed and donated by the author himself. The following is a exerpt from a review of this book.

Quote: 
Warning! If you have high blood pressure, consult your physician before reading Medical Warrior. Dr. Miguel Faria writes with such fervor and conviction about the looming dangers of a health-care system dominated by big government, big business, and big labor that people with medical problems may wish to read something far less provocative.

In this collection of his published essays, Faria offers us a depressing look at the continuing statist re-invention of our health-care system. Readers are introduced to an impending health-care dictatorship the author describes as “corporate socialism,” dominated by federal regulations and financed by billions of taxpayer dollars, but indifferent to the desires and welfare of individual patients. It is a frightful prospect.

Faria, a neurosurgeon who left Cuba as a child, sees events with the clarity that so often comes from having lived under tyranny. He writes that the proposals for health-care “reform” are “as much a threat to the preservation of the sanctity of the doctor-patient relationship, Hippocratic medicine, and patient and physician autonomy, as socialized medicine in the form of a single-payer system. . . . In fact, the failures and shortcomings of the managed care/managed competition scheme may lead in the end directly to the ··single-payer system, when the ‘free-market’ is erroneously blamed for the failure and collapse of corporatism in American medicine.”

Dr. Faria also astutely relates our problems to a failed legal system which is based on subjective law. This major tragedy has developed from a 19th Century legal doctrine known as positivism, which is based not on the natural rights of man, but instead on man-made or government-granted rights. It follows the philosophy of “might makes right”5 and is the direct cause of many of the problems we now face. Among these are the Federal Reserve System (a government-approved cartel with a monopoly over the money supply) and a series of subjective laws, including the Civil Rights Act, the Medicare Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family Leave Act, and the laws imposing the welfare state. State intrusion into medicine has resulted from the use of administrative law to enforce CLIA and OSHA, and from the imposition of Diagnosis-Related Groups, the Resource-Based Relative Value Scale, Volume Performance Standards, and the peer-review process. All this has resulted in what the author describes as a “medical gulag.”

An especially ominous failure of our political system has been our government’s attempts, aided and abetted by the public health entities and organized medicine, to use results-oriented research based on junk science to disarm its citizens, which Dr. Faria shows has been perpetrated in spite of the following facts:

1. 20,000 gun laws already on the books that are seldom used to disarm criminals.

2. The state has no legal responsibility to protect its citizens from crime. The duty of the police is to apprehend criminals and bring them to justice after a crime has been committed.

3. 73% of women will be victimized and more than a third of them will be raped, robbed, or assaulted at some point in their lives. Yet, female victims using handguns in self-defense are successful 66% of the time, while those fleeing the scene only 35% of the time or using physical force only 23% of the time.

4. The defensive uses of all firearms by citizens (up to two and one half million uses per year) dwarf the offensive gun uses by criminals. So that “firearms are used more frequently by law-abiding citizens to repel crime than by criminals to perpetrate crime.”

5. The medical costs saved by guns used by law-abiding citizens are 15 times greater than the costs incurred by the criminal uses of firearms.

In spite of these facts, the war against gun ownership is progressing at an alarming pace, assisted by the junk science of gun control research conducted by public health and published in the mainstream medical journals.   

10. The Infamous GCO President’s Tie! – Ed Stone

The tie can be viewed at this link. (Select HB89) *Caution, not for the faint of heart, weak of stomach, pregnant women or those over 70 years of age

http://www.legis.state.ga.us/legis/2007_08/house/Committees/judiciaryNonCivil/judyncArchives.htm

This is every GCO members chance to ensure that we never have to see it again! Come ready to bid as I understand that he is reluctant to let it go and may bid on it himself!

As GCO’s new Fundraising Chairman, I look forward to meeting each of you personally at the Summer Lunch.

Semper Fi,
Chuck Turney
Fundraising Chairman
GeorgiaCarry.Org , Inc. 

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