The faces of THR


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May 31, 2007, 01:10 AM
So, after looking at some of the pics from the THR gathering, it got me sort of curious as to what the rest of us look like. Call me silly, but I have seen some of these names on here for over a year now, and it would be nice to put a face to some of the names. In that spirit, here is a pic of me after a pheasant hunt a year ago. I am the enormous man on the right, the guy on the left is my roommate and the kid in the middle is my buddy's step-son (who, thanks to my buddy, has become quite a good hunter and bagged his first antelope, elk, and deer this past year). Lets see some of those fearsome mugs! By the way, I look pretty much the same, except I abandoned the beard and stuck to my normal goatee. The beard was something of a mistake....

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10 Ring Tao
May 31, 2007, 01:24 AM
Why not, its been awhile.

May 31, 2007, 01:25 AM
If you guys haven't figured out what I look like by now, I'm not trying hard enough.


May 31, 2007, 01:31 AM
Ok, I'll play. I really don't have any recent photos that show me well, so I'll post what I have on the hard drive.
First, a pic from 2003:

Doesn't help that much, because my hair is down to the middle of my back now.

And my most recent pic, from Saturday:

May 31, 2007, 01:35 AM
Dang it, I wish I had posed with a cigar and a battle axe. I feel like such a pansy...

May 31, 2007, 01:38 AM
I wish I'd thought of the cigar.....:p

M2 Carbine
May 31, 2007, 02:08 AM
About the time I retired.:)

bill larry
May 31, 2007, 03:10 AM
Okay...pic of me looking like a bleary-eyed redneck with an SKS.

May 31, 2007, 03:39 AM

Me during the great Austin snowstorm of this December.

Mind the snowman...they have many tricks...

May 31, 2007, 03:43 AM

Couldn't have hit the plate in that pattern in a month of Sundays if I'd been trying ... sometimes, fate smiles too.



May 31, 2007, 03:45 AM
Nice snowman Ken! (And howdy from one Austinite to another!)

May 31, 2007, 03:46 AM
Appreciate it...took the snow from at least 10 cars to build him up, but it was worth it considering how seldom I get the chance :)

Actually a Houstonian...just finished up my hitch at UT and moved home. Austin was a nice change for a while.

May 31, 2007, 03:57 AM
Me and my better half, on a road trip earlier this year. We were at a red light and very, very tired of being in the car.

May 31, 2007, 04:00 AM

Me and one of my best friends Sarah.

May 31, 2007, 04:07 AM
This was a "few" years ago in a place far away from here.

But I'm still the same on the inside (well, maybe a bit wiser...)

May 31, 2007, 04:25 AM
Sadly I have no snow men, axes, cigars, red haired girls, or anything else cool in my picture.

May 31, 2007, 05:18 AM

May 31, 2007, 05:22 AM
Me and one of my best friends Sarah.
One of your best friends....c'mon, you love her. :neener:

May 31, 2007, 06:26 AM
I know I'm going to regret this...

May 31, 2007, 06:56 AM
Here's one from an outdoor festival we played at last year...

May 31, 2007, 07:25 AM
OK, I'll play (again)... it has been a while. Same old photo, though - it's the only one I have uploaded (or available to me at work) at the moment.

Which reminds me... I need to get back to the range. Too many guns... too little time. (j/k about the "too many guns" part :D )

May 31, 2007, 07:30 AM
Sarah is rite Perty!

She hitched?

May 31, 2007, 07:44 AM

May 31, 2007, 07:52 AM
Me 'n the kids

May 31, 2007, 07:55 AM
Me at play and my first post. Hi to all

30 cal slob
May 31, 2007, 08:17 AM

Joe Demko
May 31, 2007, 08:50 AM
Très beau, non ?

May 31, 2007, 09:14 AM
Yours truly...:D

May 31, 2007, 09:19 AM
I -REALLY- can't use the smartass remark "do I LOOK like a terrorist?"

May 31, 2007, 09:27 AM
Most recent picture, from my brother's wedding -

And (for fun), shooting my fiance's pink AK -

May 31, 2007, 09:29 AM
Me and my wife, Jennifer, on my 23rd birthday, about two weeks ago. If you couldn't tell, I had more than a few Grand Marniers in me at the time.

May 31, 2007, 09:31 AM

Mak Maven
May 31, 2007, 09:33 AM
Giving the dog a bath

May 31, 2007, 09:34 AM
This is the only one I have available.
It's me and my daughter clowing around.

May 31, 2007, 09:37 AM
First pic in Palatka, second pic on banks of Mississippi River. We have a bunch of passions we share together and riding our scoots around the country is on of them.

May 31, 2007, 09:38 AM
This was about a year ago. My baby girl and I.

May 31, 2007, 09:39 AM

Actually, isn't his "capture" in dispute? Anyway, I hope he has been captured. I can't imagine the grief that you would have trying to fly anywhere if that guy is still on the loose! I can hear the customs agents: "Mustafa, if you wanna be called 'Dale' then fine. Now where the %$#@ is the bomb!"

May 31, 2007, 09:44 AM
Here's the mugshot they took for my CCH Instructors ID card...

My son took one look and yelled.. "BARBAROSAAAAAAAAA!!"

May 31, 2007, 09:46 AM
Here I am with my wife and sons.

May 31, 2007, 09:47 AM

May 31, 2007, 10:02 AM
Me receiving the NH State Championship trophy:

Me... putting holes in paper:

May 31, 2007, 10:22 AM
From a day out in the woods a few years back, dealing out pain and bruises to my friends.

May 31, 2007, 10:29 AM
I'll play....IF I remember how to post pics that is.

May 31, 2007, 10:31 AM ( (

Some fun pictures of the girlfriend (also named Sarah) and I. Click to embiggen the pictures.

May 31, 2007, 10:31 AM

Sadly, it's not my FAL. None of my guns have a fun switch. :(

May 31, 2007, 10:32 AM
My son and I.

May 31, 2007, 10:37 AM
Hey, Kevin,

What the heck were you shooting, napalm? :)

May 31, 2007, 10:38 AM

Me, yesterday.

May 31, 2007, 10:47 AM
Me and my wife on the shore of Lake Superior.

May 31, 2007, 10:47 AM
Departing Oakland, CA. The Golden Gate is in the background, on the right.

May 31, 2007, 11:05 AM (

May 31, 2007, 11:12 AM
Here you go: This was taken at Burro Canyon outdoor range in Azusa, CA. I was out with some friends.

May 31, 2007, 11:15 AM
Military coffee: drink it, clean your rifle with it, or give to your enemies.

May 31, 2007, 11:29 AM
After a day of fishing in Tillamook Bay, Oregon......

May 31, 2007, 11:40 AM
Me & my little girl she took her older brother out of the game w/ a head shot :neener:

May 31, 2007, 11:40 AM
Me, my better half, and our son.

May 31, 2007, 11:41 AM
If you have a facebook account then here is one from Iraq.
If not then here is another from THR.

May 31, 2007, 11:44 AM

May 31, 2007, 11:51 AM
Here I am with my bodyguards (they don't think I need guns, I have them...) Pippin is a daughter of one of the most famous Irish terriers ever, Ch. Rough n Ready Wild Irishman; Jackson is a badly bred mix of IT and whoknowswhat (although it is also possible that he's actually an Italian Spinone, we can't be certain). Both 10 years old and still puppies in their own minds.


May 31, 2007, 12:14 PM

May 31, 2007, 12:30 PM
I'm front row, far left. Wish I had that A1 now.

May 31, 2007, 12:40 PM
Me at FBMG

Me in my backyard finishing off a stogie

Me in a London pub being attacked by a very large South African, I'm on the left.

And finally, putting the Rover through its paces

May 31, 2007, 01:24 PM
We certainly are an interesting group of cats... Shipwreck, your darn near a twin of my friend Nate! The resemblance really is uncanny...

May 31, 2007, 01:43 PM
At the range a month or so ago

And with my new baby girl a couple of weeks ago

May 31, 2007, 01:45 PM

May 31, 2007, 01:52 PM
Ahhhh, VHinch. The baby girl picture gets ya' right there.

By the way, how does one post pics? Never done it.

El Tejon
May 31, 2007, 01:53 PM
El Tejon in an improved defensive position, dug in and wired in=>

El Tejon on the attack=>

El Tejon after being attacked all day by much younger guys (first row, kneeling in center in black shirt and shorts)=>

May 31, 2007, 02:40 PM
Departing Oakland, CA. The Golden Gate is in the background, on the right.

Dear god, man! Watch where you're flying the plane! :evil:

May 31, 2007, 02:56 PM
taken on the summit of Cold Mountain, NC

May 31, 2007, 02:59 PM

May 31, 2007, 03:05 PM

May 31, 2007, 03:18 PM

May 31, 2007, 03:19 PM
Sure thing, I'll post some pics.
Oh and in case anyone is wondering about my age (cough cough, ATF, etc), I know I look young, but I am over 21.

Note, I'm not a LEO (yet) but I wanted to take a pic with a holster on, so I that's why I took that one about a month ago.

and this one:

May 31, 2007, 03:26 PM

May 31, 2007, 03:28 PM
Oh what the heck. Why not one more for the mug book.

May 31, 2007, 03:53 PM
My moment of Zen in the Sun Yat Sen Garden in Vancouver.

May 31, 2007, 04:55 PM
A pic of me planning my next move...[/IMG]

And a pic of my lady holding my pistol

May 31, 2007, 04:55 PM
Me, my ex-wife for 19 years (Hell, we were married for 20 years before she threw me away, but we still get along), and my son, the youngest of six kids.

May 31, 2007, 04:57 PM
A pic of me planning my next move...

And a pic of my lady holding my pistol

Red Dragon
May 31, 2007, 05:03 PM
Trying again:

This is a pic of me taken during some downtime in filming of a 12 part film series I worked on last year.

May 31, 2007, 05:06 PM
Fun at the range...

May 31, 2007, 05:14 PM
When I clean up the acne on my face, lose some weight, and get my galil in, i'll take a picture :)

May 31, 2007, 05:20 PM
I'm on the right- it was a cold day.


Sage of Seattle
May 31, 2007, 05:24 PM
Man, all you guys look so..... normal.

But, at any rate, here's me looking my most sagacious. :neener:

And this was taken last week. Sorry, the color balance is all wrong. I blame my camera for it.

May 31, 2007, 05:29 PM
Nice picture flashman70!

May 31, 2007, 05:39 PM
Over Christmas off Mazatlan, Mexico

May 31, 2007, 05:40 PM 1971. :evil:

May 31, 2007, 05:41 PM
This one was off Mazatlan

May 31, 2007, 05:49 PM
None shooting, unfortunately, but doing my second favorite pastime, VACATIONING!:D At the Turtle Farm in Grand Cayman about 4-5 years ago.

May 31, 2007, 05:50 PM
Ok I will play, as long as you promise not to laugh LOL. Also this reminds me I need pics with guns in my hand.

May 31, 2007, 06:06 PM

May 31, 2007, 06:07 PM
Shooting silhouette with my Contender .22lr.

May 31, 2007, 06:08 PM
Here I am at a cookout a couple weeks ago.

May 31, 2007, 06:11 PM
Here is one taken 6 months ago. I tend to hide in the smoke!

Livin in Texas

May 31, 2007, 06:34 PM
I like the water :)

May 31, 2007, 06:41 PM
Here is me and my son on vacation last summer in northern Minnesota!!

May 31, 2007, 06:51 PM
Here's me and my cousin in a pic that's about 3 years old. I'm the tall, dark, handsome one. :)

Bazooka Joe71
May 31, 2007, 06:51 PM
@ Jackson Falls. I'm on the left...I guess we were a bit staggered, because while I am much bigger than both of them, my buddy in the middle is over 6 ft tall and I am not a giant.:D

May 31, 2007, 06:57 PM
At work taking a break

Brian Williams
May 31, 2007, 07:06 PM
I need to lose some waist, Down in my basement where I reload and rebuild computers.

May 31, 2007, 07:12 PM
This thread has made me smile multiple times. Great variety of people on THR.

May 31, 2007, 07:13 PM
Me as of about 8/2004.

May 31, 2007, 07:21 PM
Eh, why not, I'll play.
Me a few months halloween party--I am sober, just about 70 hours' sleep-deprived (and I have since trimmed that beard):
And me at the range about 4 months ago:
And me the night before my last final this past year (about 2AM): Zippo+Carb Body Cleaner=fun!

May 31, 2007, 07:22 PM
A couple of pics.

1. My other hobby - Baseball. It's an 18 & over league in Auburn Al. (I'm over, so I qualify)

2. My brother and I at a mens retreat near where my father is buried at Ft. Mitchell. He used to go with us and we miss him.

I don't have a single gun pic with me in it. I will have to remedy that. :)

May 31, 2007, 07:36 PM
Here is the best recent pic with me in it.

I am the one wearing sunglases. :cool:

The other pic is from a case I handled last year. :what:

May 31, 2007, 07:41 PM (

Out ATV'ing

May 31, 2007, 07:46 PM
This was taken a few years ago by my son for his photography course in highschool. I'm a little older and fatter now. :D

May 31, 2007, 08:08 PM
Top of Cape May lighthouse, not locked up or anything.

May 31, 2007, 08:15 PM
Here I am with my Australian Shepherd "Hootie" 3 days before I had to have him put down for cancer. :(

And, here, at a happier time, with a 17# Snohomish (WA) river coho salmon.

May 31, 2007, 08:41 PM
Here's one of me playing my fretless Jackson at a gig a couple years back...

This is great getting to put a face with some of the names!

Guy B. Meredith
May 31, 2007, 09:03 PM
First is my wife and I on our 25th anniversary 4 years ago. Second is our Christmas card shot last December.

I have no current photos with firearms as our (first ever) dog, Bella, has been getting all the attention.

May 31, 2007, 09:09 PM
Here's my mug

May 31, 2007, 09:09 PM
Me at the Marine Corps Ball (10 November mean 2006) with my wife.

Me and my oldest daughter, Abbey

I don't have any pics of me with my firearms...I will one day.

May 31, 2007, 09:22 PM

Here I am in Afghanistan this spring.

Iraq in Summer of 2003

May 31, 2007, 09:31 PM
This is one of the best threads ever on THR, look forward to meeting ALL of you at the range, or on the mountain. That Afghanistan pic make me long for my snowshoes and snowboard....mmmmmmm. Boarding with my AR15, that'd be fun, as long as the AR is only along for the ride.

Wife liked this one better than others, she's fun, can you tell.

Pax Jordana
May 31, 2007, 09:34 PM
Owens totally wins the beard contest. I didn't even know we were having one, but the rest of us just lost it. You sir, I would buy a beer for, if only to honor your mustachio'd greatness.

I'm getting my central air replaced, so I'm on the laptop - can't get to my good pics. Here's one from christmas I happened to have on photobucket.

Better ones to come.

May 31, 2007, 09:40 PM
I didn't know there was a beard contest. Here is one WITH a beard.
Springtime after our first winter up here.

May 31, 2007, 09:46 PM
Photo 1: Prince Albert Soft Vanilla/Cherry Vanilla / Missouri Corn Cob
Photo 2: Black Metal Cowboy (With B.C. Rich Warlock)
Photo 3 : Mossberg 695 12 Ga. Sabot Gun
Photo 4: Cold Steel ODA
Photo 5 : Pagan Man, The Hammer Of Thor.....

Not Shown : Gibson SG, Jackson Performer, CZ 452 .22, 7x57 Mauser, 870 Express (n more blades than you can shake a stick at...), Cigars...

MP Sniper
May 31, 2007, 09:55 PM
wow i must be the youngest on here or damn near close to it:

no pics of shooting but since theres fishing pics here heres a pic with my 43 pound 48 inch striper back in 2005 (only good thing that comes out of New Jersey)

May 31, 2007, 09:56 PM
Gods I love fishing for those stripers....

May 31, 2007, 10:14 PM
Me right after high school.

I haven't changed a whole lot except maybe for the fact my hair is somewhat more gray.

Other than that, spot on.

Don Gwinn
May 31, 2007, 10:33 PM
I have layers. But not like a parfait.

Pretty cunning, ain't it?

Larry Ashcraft
May 31, 2007, 10:38 PM
In case you missed the other thread, this is me, last Sunday at the Whittington Center:
Photo by Arkie

May 31, 2007, 10:46 PM
"Hold still, zombie . . ."
This is me at my state-of-the-art shooting bench in my back yard . . . and I'm pretty sure no one will ever be able to positively ID me from this photo.

The sinister-looking thing is my Savage Mark I FVT.

May 31, 2007, 10:47 PM
Here I am, a couple years ago:

May 31, 2007, 10:57 PM
one myself working hard to set up camp:evil: doing a little spoting and one of my friend shaun and I taking a break from towing/pushing/digging out/ cursing at his honda civic from the snow

May 31, 2007, 11:09 PM
I recently completed my bachelors after many years away from school. Here is the most recent pic of me that is already online: Also included is my wife.

Here is a picture I took with my camera phone to send to my brother. This is now what pops up on his phone's screen whenever I call him :evil:

PS. It was done with an auto-timer feature and yes, I am willing to destroy that stupid phone.

May 31, 2007, 11:10 PM
Ok... me doing what I "do"...

May 31, 2007, 11:12 PM
Not too many pics of me around, and probably best that way. This is a joke pic of me shot for a flame war in an astronomy group.
The flintlock blunderbuss I inherited from my late father. What appears to be an eye patch is a red monogoggle to save the night vision in my telescope eye.

May 31, 2007, 11:34 PM
Hud, quite some time ago, with alot less grey, but probably best shows who I really am.

Red Dragon
May 31, 2007, 11:35 PM
anyone else notice the abundance of facial hair in these pics? :P

Goatees for guns?
Beards for boomsticks?
Folicled faces for firearms?

May 31, 2007, 11:46 PM

You're wearing my hat. I want it back. I love wearing mine, especially like the double take when someone who reads Greek sees it.

May 31, 2007, 11:50 PM
me and the ar15

May 31, 2007, 11:54 PM
Swmbo and I on our yearly trek to Key West. This was January 2007. Heh heh. Looks like she blinked.

May 31, 2007, 11:55 PM
p.s. , I aint the general.

May 31, 2007, 11:58 PM
This is the picture I use for my real estate cards. And the other one is a picture from the Statehouse when the Senate and House overrode the Governors veto of our concealed carry fix it bill in Dec. Very proud moment for us. Included in the picture are several leaders and volunteers from Buckeye Firearms, Rep Aslanides (father of Ohio's CCW law) and John Howenwarter, Ohio's NRA-ILA liasion.

May 31, 2007, 11:59 PM

June 1, 2007, 12:00 AM
Me with my kitten, couple weeks ago tops....he's chewing on my hand as I type, and it hurts....

June 1, 2007, 12:07 AM
anyone else notice the abundance of facial hair in these pics?
Noticed it often. Bearded folk tend to be more gun-friendly, on average, than the non-bearded.

June 1, 2007, 12:09 AM
Despite everything this pic says about me, I swear I like guns!

June 1, 2007, 12:19 AM
Kev on board the RC Cruise Liner off of Misty Fjords, AK.

Kev at Sofia's Memorial Cemetery in Bulgaria

Kev on the starboard deck

Kev with his FN-49 and friends in background

Guy B. Meredith
June 1, 2007, 12:48 AM
Hair? What hair? (1977)

Dave R
June 1, 2007, 01:06 AM
My, aren't we a diverse lot. I'm another of the amateur musicians at THR. '73 Jazz bass. The 1911 of basses :D

ETA: I think I was singing the backup to "Wooly Bully."

Intrepid Dad
June 1, 2007, 02:06 AM
My youngest son and me on Quandary Peak south of Breckenridge, Colorado.

June 1, 2007, 02:20 AM
Sorry, I didn't have a more current image.

June 1, 2007, 02:21 AM
Me and my better half on our boat fishing out at Seikiu.
Beauty and the Beast, but only I can call her Beast. lol
One more for the fisherfolks on here. My personal best. 36lb Chinookie taken out at Marine Area 11, aka Point Defiance, WA.

June 1, 2007, 02:32 AM
l-r - Me, the best Mom in the world (under treatment for cancer, which explains the hair, or lack thereof), and the best stepdad a man can ask for.

GREAT thread, really neat to see the faces of some of the people taking The High Road!!!!

June 1, 2007, 02:33 AM
Alrighty then, I'll play.

Here's me about a year ago:

Cool to see some other bassplayers round here!

June 1, 2007, 03:06 AM

I actually use this pic for my online personals ad with a rather low-road comment about guys who pose with ginormous hand-cannons and what they may be compensating for. :neener:

This one is me without the beard and with my WASR.

June 1, 2007, 03:15 AM

Me sometime last year with my tactical 870 that I'm still playing with.

June 1, 2007, 04:23 AM
Me chillin' with a cold one (and a +1 for facial hair)
That's about a 6 year old pic, but all I had access to from work.

June 1, 2007, 05:47 AM
Since I started the thread and most of you probably already forgot how good looking I am, here is one of me and my friend Anna at our graduation on May 12th of this year. Anna is pretty hot and she shoots, but unfortunately, her boyfriend is a UFC fighter. So, let me be clear: She is my FRIEND.

June 1, 2007, 06:38 AM
Me, my dad and my dog.

Working Man
June 1, 2007, 06:47 AM
arthurcw, does club fed know you're out? :eek:

Anna is pretty hot and she shoots, but unfortunately, her boyfriend is a UFC fighter. So, let me be clear: She is my FRIEND.

Best line so far. :D

No pics of me laying about (they steal my soul). Actually I have a camera
somewhere.... still in its box.

Oh yah and I'm bearded too. :neener:

June 1, 2007, 06:50 AM
At Storm Mountain Training Center a couple years back ...

shooting time
June 1, 2007, 07:19 AM
Me riding my favorite horse

June 1, 2007, 08:34 AM
I'm the one under the cat.

June 1, 2007, 08:56 AM
Well, I know I've got better pictures of me somewhere, but until I find 'em here's a sample;)

All I want to know is: when is Oleg going to post photos of himself? :p

June 1, 2007, 09:09 AM
All I want to know is: when is Oleg going to post photos of himself?
Speaking as another photographer... We're never IN the photos you know.

June 1, 2007, 09:20 AM
arthurcw, does club fed know you're out?

Shh... It was all a scam. I'm doing wet work in South America for very powerful men who know who they’ll need when the balloon goes up.

June 1, 2007, 09:37 AM
me with No4 enfield, which fell pray to my "inordinate amount of handload development and it still shoots lousy, it's sell/trade fodder" rule.

the mediocre accuracy, combined with the expense, time etc to get the gun set up "right" according to my needs/wants (replace the two position rear sight with a Micrometer type, replace original long length [had "L" mark at toe] butt stock with standard length unit, then strip/clean and re-oil the stock) just didn't seem a worthwhile project

June 1, 2007, 09:57 AM
With my son and future shooting buddy.

Bob's Grandson
June 1, 2007, 10:28 AM

Me. Fresh this morning. Well, this morning anyway.

June 1, 2007, 11:31 AM
Beards: Check
Musicians: Check
Cigars: Check
Dogs: Check
Guns: Check
Fishing: Check

I knew I liked this board for a reason.:)

June 1, 2007, 11:32 AM
You forgot my corn cob pipe and cowboy hat....

June 1, 2007, 11:35 AM
Here's a couple pics of me:

From a couple years ago.

A little more recent photo with my new M1 Garand the hubby got me for my birthday/wedding anniversary/christmas/Yule present :D

Speaking of hubby, here's Cpl Nobbs on vacation:

June 1, 2007, 12:02 PM
wow. a number of you folks look...*gasp* normal. :)

Here's me with my then girlfriend, now wife. I've posted this one before.

June 1, 2007, 12:16 PM
Me in Vegas last month.

El Barto
June 1, 2007, 12:20 PM
I love this thread. And I agree that we all look....normal. Lots of good people here, and I am glad that I am part of this community.

Here I am, doing guy things: On a bike and ironing.

June 1, 2007, 12:20 PM
Reprising my role from Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome, this is me on the set of the first movie I was Exec for. This picture is, oh, probably 5 years old.


Edit: I love the irony of my post appearing directly beneath El Barto's post about how we all look "Normal". ;)

June 1, 2007, 12:38 PM
Guess I'll play--just remember the camera adds like what, 30 lbs?

Me loading mags for friend that wanted to go shooting for their first time--on their anniversary...

My next great love--or maybe just the hobby that is in competition for disposable income. Riding the Porcupine Rim trail in Moab, UT...

My son and I on a hike up a spur valley in Star Valley, WY...


June 1, 2007, 01:12 PM
Sorry, I couldn't resist...

Oleg Volk
June 1, 2007, 01:17 PM

June 1, 2007, 01:18 PM

Lots of truth to that. The gentleman who's cabin we stayed in had just shot a big cat in his out building earlier in the summer. He made sure to let us know and asked if I'd be bringing "anything" along.

Here's the moose we bumped into along the hike.


June 1, 2007, 01:54 PM
arthurcw, you beat me to it. As per the last part of post #5 of this thread:

We have hit an High Road inevitability. 59 more to go…

June 1, 2007, 02:08 PM
Someone with the technical knowledge should take all the photos here and create a photo library so we could look up the "screen name" of a person and acquaint ourselves with what the person looks like. Just an idea. I have found this thread very, very interesting. My, what a varied lot we are and yet unified in the Second Amendment. That was a great idea to start this thread TimboKhan. Thanks.

cbsbyte, I love that T-shirt (post #146). I want one!

Gus Dddysgrl
June 1, 2007, 02:28 PM
Here's one of the most recent ones of me. Sorry it'll only be an attachment. I'm too lazy to put it on the web.

Here's one with the cradle for our baby one the way.

I don't have many older ones right with me. So you'll just have to settle for the funny shaped ones.


I'm one for no facial hair and no fishing and no dogs (I'm allergic to seafood and dogs).

June 1, 2007, 02:48 PM
only pic I have handy...

June 1, 2007, 02:50 PM

June 1, 2007, 02:56 PM
So from this can we assume that most bass players with facial hair own guns?

June 1, 2007, 03:04 PM
I'm the human.

And heres the requisite facial hair shot (Though in all fairness i easily lose any contest compared to some of you)

June 1, 2007, 03:06 PM
Gotta agree with glajlu, TimboKahn: thanks. This IS a good idea.

For me, it's already been a very thought-provoking experience to see who's on the road. We seem a totally interesting bunch with a great diversity of age, ethnicities, body types and I suspect equally diverse backgrounds, philosophies, professions, etc.

Yet here we are together on this cyber-road, sharing a strong interest in, appreciation of, and respect for guns.

So far, I recognize the user names of a relatively small percentage (maybe 20%) of those posting images (because I've been in threads with them in the past), and look forward to seeing images of more of those that I do know.

But it's interesting that seeing a person in here for the first time makes me instantly feel like, "Wow, I'd like to know more about this person. Let me check their other posts to learn more about who they are, what they think, what they shoot (both guns and targets)."

And I suspect, for some reason, that by us seeing each other as people could - just could - increase our level of mutual respect when we're hanging out in other threads, especially some of those that are say ...
... <ahem> a bit politically and/or philosophically <ahem> shRILL. <ahem> :D

I have as much interest in seeing older pics of people as current ones.
Kind of a photo album, of "here's where we've been".

I've attached three of me from the past.

1) circa 1950's with two cousins. That's me on the right.
(<jk> I was packing a BB pistol in an IWB </jk>)

2) just out of high school on a graduation trip to New Orleans.

3) on the way to becoming a hippie (pre-beard).
(I'm no longer a hippie, but I went through that phase ...)


Larry Ashcraft
June 1, 2007, 03:27 PM
Since he's not here to do it, I'll post it for him:

RIP, Labgrade, my friend.

June 1, 2007, 03:30 PM
You guys are welcome. I just like putting faces to names is all.

By the way Gus, I don't know why your against beards so much. You would look very nice with one!:neener:

June 1, 2007, 03:40 PM
Nice to see the faces at THR. We're a mixed crew, no doubt.

Funny, but I just realized I have no pictures of me armed. Have to get busy on that. Here are a few of me:

- Whale Watching off of Maine
- Dog Sledding in Canada
- Hitch hiking back to Shanghai in a Police Cruiser from Hangzhou, P.R.C. with my son Josh
- Temple Square in Nanjing, P.R.C. with my son Josh and my staff, Kitty.


June 1, 2007, 03:41 PM
arthurcw wins the thread! (

June 1, 2007, 03:56 PM
Nemo, that little kid on the left? I had no idea you hung out with Ralphie from A Christmas Story. :p:D:D:neener:

PS: Larry: Any update on Labgrade's son? And how is Crystal doing?

Byron Quick
June 1, 2007, 04:11 PM
OK, the first on the left is me. The second is Oleg shooting my selective fire Uzi. The third is Art Eatman and JShirley. The photo of Oleg is, I believe, by Derek Zeanah. The other two are by Oleg Volk.

Larry Ashcraft
June 1, 2007, 04:14 PM
Any update on Labgrade's son? And how is Crystal doing?
Haven't talked to Crystal for a couple months I'm a slacker. But last I heard, Shane was progressing nicely. Crystal had to get a new job after Maxtor closed the doors, and now she has a 45 minute commute, which she hates.

Gus Dddysgrl
June 1, 2007, 04:15 PM
TimboKhan-I make my hubby shave. Of course he doesn't have much there anyway. He's a graphic designer and could probably draw one on me. :rolleyes::uhoh:

It's good to see everyone. And talk to y'all again. It's been a while.


June 1, 2007, 04:32 PM
Here is one of me after a tiring night.

June 1, 2007, 04:34 PM

Here I am guarding a whole mess of brisket and pork butts at my smoker.

Larry Ashcraft
June 1, 2007, 04:36 PM
Here is one of me after a tiring night.
Is that why you're lying down? :p

lee n. field
June 1, 2007, 04:49 PM

Me and my older daugher, at a handgun class (has it been 4 years already?).

June 1, 2007, 04:53 PM
Me and my better half.

June 1, 2007, 04:55 PM
The wife and I in Puerta Vallarta this winter.

June 1, 2007, 04:55 PM
Byron Quick, you remind me of the late character actor, Albert Salmi.

June 1, 2007, 05:02 PM
Here I am.
This is my friend Dave and I, prior to a good days shooting.

Bazooka Joe71
June 1, 2007, 05:11 PM
Timbo, if you don't mind me asking, who is Sarah's boyfriend...I follow UFC pretty close and was just curious.

If you'd rather not say, I won't be mad.:D

June 1, 2007, 05:49 PM
I wanna know what the heck shotgunkevin was shooting and how it set fire to a tree!!!!

Oh....and WHERE CAN I GET ONE??!!!

Big Calhoun
June 1, 2007, 06:13 PM
This is a gun pic, I swear. It's just concealed. :neener:

June 1, 2007, 06:21 PM
Big Calhoun, you don't have a .500 S&W in an ankle holster, do you?


June 1, 2007, 06:34 PM
"Since I started the thread and most of you probably already forgot how good looking I am, here is one of me and my friend Anna at our graduation on May 12th of this year. Anna is pretty hot and she shoots, but unfortunately, her boyfriend is a UFC fighter. So, let me be clear: She is my FRIEND."

seriously?? who?? and does he fight for the UFC or another Org' [as that seems to be the all encompassing term for MMA fighter these days "oh yeah thats my friend jimbo he does that UFC stuff"]

Art Eatman
June 1, 2007, 06:42 PM
The best I can do at the moment:

As usual, the guy with the cap with a grin under it. :)


Mat, not doormat
June 1, 2007, 06:43 PM

I'm the one in red and black. Only real difference is I have longer hair, and a few lbs more of me now than I did then.


June 1, 2007, 07:00 PM
This picture was taken on April 30, 2007. I flew my final mission as a C-130 loadmaster in the morning and retired that afternoon. The T-shirt I'm holding was worn that morning in honor of those who never came home. I got it at the JPAC ops office at U-Tapao, Thailand while on a repat mission to Viet Nam to bring home some remains. You can't tell, but it's all wet, the result of getting my traditional fini flight hosing down!

Big Calhoun
June 1, 2007, 07:14 PM
Big Calhoun, you don't have a .500 S&W in an ankle holster, do you?

Ueeerrrrmmmm, possibly.

I guess I could pull that off as baggy as some of my jeans are. Gotta look into that. :cool:

June 1, 2007, 07:34 PM
arthurcw, you beat me to it. As per the last part of post #5 of this thread:

We have hit an High Road inevitability. 59 more to go…Told you :neener: That's why I posted that as an inevitability--one of the first 20 inevitabilities.

June 1, 2007, 07:41 PM
I cannot remember if this one was taken last year or the year before. It is me and the wife. It was the first, and last time, to date, that she ever went shooting. As you can see, my wife has extremely little to absolutely no facial hair, maybe that explains why she is not into shooting. As for me, the beard is gone, but not the stache.

All the best,
Glenn B

June 1, 2007, 07:42 PM
Hey, Kevin,

What the heck were you shooting, napalm?
I wanna know what the heck shotgunkevin was shooting and how it set fire to a tree!!!!

Oh....and WHERE CAN I GET ONE??!!!

Not napalm, Tannerite!! Tannerite in cars, Tannerite in washing machines, Tannerite in aircraft!! And the best part is, I wasn't on the fire-stomping crew!! :evil:

Your full-auto, exploding target, field of flame needs can be met THIS MONTH. Click on for more information.

In keeping with the picture thread theme...

June 1, 2007, 07:53 PM
me and the family are on "about us" page below

June 1, 2007, 08:20 PM
Here's some shots of me (and one of my "Vargo" hawks) from a History Channel film I did two years ago.

June 1, 2007, 08:22 PM
Me and my Daughter (I think She was 9 at the time) at Frontier in Colorado Springs while visiting my Sister and BIL (we'll be back there 1st week of July).

June 1, 2007, 08:53 PM
My buddy Cayenne and me. First blood for the 28.

June 1, 2007, 08:57 PM
Hanging out on Chichagof , about 2 miles north of Pelican.

June 1, 2007, 09:56 PM
At Week of the Eagles, last month, visiting my old unit.

June 1, 2007, 10:06 PM
Beard: check
Gun: check
Reindeer: OOPS!!!

June 1, 2007, 10:26 PM
No shots(heh) of moi with a firearm that I'll own up to. But you can have a bad cellphone pic of myself at work(on break, of course).

June 1, 2007, 10:46 PM
I'll play. No guns in the pic but I did have a fine Romeo Y Julieta this past weekend: (

Redneck with a 40
June 1, 2007, 11:03 PM
Here's a pic of myself on the summit of Black Bear Pass out here in Colorado. I love jeepin out here in the summertime, its awesome.:D

June 1, 2007, 11:09 PM
This is the only recent one I have online, me and my Dad last summer.

June 1, 2007, 11:30 PM
Woo, a particularly unflattering image of me. That's a picture of my wife I'm clutching, btw.

I'm second from the right in this one.

June 2, 2007, 12:11 AM

The camo job on that rifle is awsome. Who done it?


June 2, 2007, 12:18 AM

Me being weird haha.

June 2, 2007, 12:41 AM
At the bowling alley, doing what I do best (eating).

USPSA match shooting my beloved SIG SP2009

June 2, 2007, 01:15 AM
Me as I appear at work and

Me and SpringMom riding at the Cleveland Arena

June 2, 2007, 01:16 AM
At my first ever IDPA match a couple months ago. Where did that gut come from? :uhoh:

June 2, 2007, 01:34 AM
It's not like I really planned it. I just don't like pics of me and I thought, "hmmm who should I put up? Anotnio Banderas? Brad Pitt? Go find that cool pic of Sam Elliot with his rifle? Boy George? No!!!! GUNKID!"

Freelance Tax Collector
June 2, 2007, 03:45 AM

June 2, 2007, 06:25 AM
Webcam shot:
Range shot from Feb.:
gotta love Threshold:
and the Digital me (

June 2, 2007, 09:49 AM
Me looking handsome, as usual. Now yall have a face for the two years of horrible advice you've been getting.

Chris Rhines
June 2, 2007, 10:48 AM

Taken at the 2007 CMMG Midwest Multigun Championship. Dunno what I was so happy about...

- Chris

June 2, 2007, 01:11 PM
I vote this thread be made a Sticky.

June 2, 2007, 03:01 PM
Not one of the best, but I have about sixty extra pounds, so I tend to be discrete these days.

CSA 357
June 2, 2007, 03:52 PM and my smith mod 14

June 2, 2007, 05:05 PM
Guy B. Meredith - My GOD, man! The beard, hair, general posture and body build, clothing, and even what I can see of your face in that photo could have easily made you a body double for my dad circa 1977 (through 1981 or so).

If I might ask, what is your ancestory? My dad is 1/2 Irish and 1/2 Sicilian... here's a recent photo of him this past Christmas with my son:

Here's my son, me, and my good buddy; this was taken last Thanksgiving after he and I had spent the evening drinking and eating red meat :P (Note: I'm the guy in the middle - at 6'2". My friend is a giant.)

June 2, 2007, 05:15 PM
Go here look at this

June 2, 2007, 05:18 PM
HELPLESS - you and Sarah make a nice couple. I would issue you a permit to have a child. Some folks don't need to breed!!!

June 2, 2007, 06:24 PM
The only picture of me that i like is on our web site,
I am the short haired grumpy looking one in the light blue shirt(i think it's blue anyway). it's been a while sence i looked at it.
I have a beard at least. too ugly not to.

Ok, it's a black shirt.

June 2, 2007, 06:25 PM

June 2, 2007, 06:29 PM
Here I am at the range with my baby.


June 2, 2007, 07:44 PM
Home Made Well Driver @ Camp Fubar

@ the beach ... Must be looking at a nice , uhm .. wave.

Spawn w/ Romak :

June 2, 2007, 07:57 PM
So far, I've recognized 7 faces I've seen on the post office wall....

Great thread!!
Keep it up! I want more reward money!

June 2, 2007, 08:21 PM

June 2, 2007, 09:47 PM
Finally got a digital camera yesterday(06/04) and took this pic of myself and my S&W 66.

Stump Water
June 2, 2007, 10:55 PM
From 2004.... I think.

June 2, 2007, 10:56 PM
I'm the guy in the dress. ;)

Camille Eonich
June 2, 2007, 11:03 PM
Me smokin' it up at the "big Iron Showdown"

June 3, 2007, 12:02 AM
Just want to share another great thing about this thread. A friend from college who I have not seen in years is member on THR and recognized my pics and we got back in touch. Great thread.

June 3, 2007, 12:38 AM
Thats funny CNY, because I was waiting for just that. I knew somebody was going to come out with a story like that from this thread. A long lost friend or sibling, having spoken on THR never knowing who you were posting with. It HAD to happen. Glad to hear it by the way.

Oh and.. Yeah yeah, I know, I haven't posted a pic yet. I'll get to it eventually.. probably monday.

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