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Bald Headed Squirrel Hunter
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I live in Houston Texas. Several months ago I bought an old H&R starter pistol that shoots black powder 32's.

I just cleaned it up and wanted to try it out. Is it legal for me to shoot a starter pistol in my backyard?



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Posts: 5975 | Location: In the tent, in Houston, in Texas | Registered: October 23, 2002Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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You would have to check your local ordinances but I would go with no. Most areas around here your not even allowed to shoot paintball or airsoft guns.


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"Explosive device", blah-blah-lawyerly-detailed words = bad/generally prohibited.
When we lived in Western NY in a small village even slingshots and BB/pellet guns were illegal.
 
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In our town anything that launches a projectile is illegal to operate in city limits. I guess that would include spitballs.
 
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Originally posted by Angus the Kid:
I just cleaned it up and wanted to try it out. Is it legal for me to shoot a starter pistol in my backyard?


Maybe you can go to a running track with it, take a starting stance, fire it off and do a lap around the track? Wink Wink Wink

Like others said, check your local ordinances.


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