First Post


March 30, 2004, 04:49 PM
Hello everyone,
This is my first post here. I've been reading some of the threads and I'm impressed with all the knowledgeable people here.
Been around guns, hunting and shooting for a long, long time and like what I see here.
I'm a retired Lineman so I guess that I'm not a "young whipper-snapper" anymore.
Also, I'm a life member in the NRA.

Glad to meet you guys (and gals)


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March 30, 2004, 04:53 PM
Welcome aboard, looks like you're 'hooked'. :rolleyes:

March 30, 2004, 04:54 PM
Hello Hook!

Fancy meeting you here! I figured using a familiar screenname should start the rocks flying.:p

Looks like a nice place. I think I like it already!


March 30, 2004, 05:01 PM
Hey Antlurz,
Wow.......Good to see ya.
Glad you made it over here. Feels a little more like home now.:D :D


March 30, 2004, 05:02 PM
Hello, Hook and Antlurz!! (sounds like a movie title!)
Welcome to the group!! Lotsa of cool stuff, info, people and opinions here!! Gun heaven for the addict!

March 30, 2004, 05:13 PM
Wow. I'm not sure how this place escaped my radar for so long! I'm betting I spend some time here. That might upset a few and make others happy. :rolleyes:

BTW.. it COULD make a good movie!

Couldn't it Hook? (private joke)



El Tejon
March 30, 2004, 05:29 PM
Welcome, new friend.:)

March 30, 2004, 05:36 PM

Will have to snoop around some and see what all is shakin' on the site. Looks like grand central station at first glance. I'd imagine there are some park benches around here somewhere to land on and watch whatever is going by go by..


March 30, 2004, 07:06 PM
Sounds like a couple of new retirees to me! Great! You will find a lot of good stuff and good people here. Good shooting;)

March 30, 2004, 07:36 PM
Sadly, I've been "retired" for several years but I figured it was time to look around and find some new scenery. Kind of an interesting site ya'll have got here. ;)

Havin' fun snooping around and looking in the medicine cabinet. I believe that's what people are expected to do when they show up the first time.



Ala Dan
March 30, 2004, 07:40 PM
Welcome Aboard Hook and Antlurz

Drag up a chair, and join in the "hot topic" threads
of the day; and as the day draws to a close, we
try to learn something from each other. Hope you
folks enjoy it here as much as I do!

Best Wishes,
Ala Dan, N.R.A. Life Member

Mal H
March 30, 2004, 07:43 PM
Welcome to THR, guys! :)

Antlurz, look around all you want. Check out all the rooms and all the goodies .... but, whatever you do, don't open the door marked "Beware - Do Not Open". If you do ... well, I just don't want to even think about what might happen.


rust collector
March 30, 2004, 07:45 PM
Welcome! The more the merrier, and you're right--there's something for everyone. Lots of fine folks here who don't necessarily reach the same conclusion at the same time, but we get by with a lotta help from our friends.

I have learned this forum can be addictive, so consider yourself warned. Glad to have you on board.

March 30, 2004, 07:48 PM
Howdy, folks. :cool:

Pull up a chair and set a spell.


March 30, 2004, 07:59 PM
Thanks everyone for the great welcome.

It was really appreciated.

:D :D


March 30, 2004, 10:23 PM
Welcome, oldies - My youngest introduced me to handguns at he age of 84, I think; that was almost 3 years back... I've been broke ever since, but loving it. Tomorrow or day after I'm getting a little gun, a Kahr MK9 Elite 2003 w/night sights, I hope I'm able to rack the slide - I might have to do it with my "strong" arm. Will let you all know how it plays out. Regards. The Oldfella

March 30, 2004, 10:31 PM
Woops just saw this.
If not too late, welcome to the both of you.
If too late, welcome to the both of you.


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