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Old September 17, 2013, 03:56 PM   #8776
CAPTAIN JACK
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I'm an equal-opportunity collector. Whichever is the better deal; Colt or S&W.

Been a shooter/collector for 35 years. Don't shoot much anymore; just collect, mostly. Live in SW AZ.


(Why is there never any Rum?)
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Old September 18, 2013, 12:11 AM   #8777
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Me? I'm the guy who isn't anybody else. I lean toward semi-autos (of any length) and bolt actions (of extreme length). I'm learning the gunsmithing trade these days, and I hope I never stop learning it.

Nice to meet everyone. Please excuse the "new guy smell". The guy behind me is apparently new too...
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Old September 18, 2013, 01:46 AM   #8778
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Just joined

Just signed up and hoping to learn a little something. Lots of stuff to sort through here. Mostly here to gain a bit of knowledge on shotshell reloading. Been away from it for awhile, kids are starting to get interested and don't want to look completely clueless when asked a question. May very well start with handgun reloading in the near future. Have had a Swede Mauser fixation for years and finally got a CZ550 American in that Caliber. Highly recommend it. Only other caliber near it in my opinion in versatility is .243. At least for my purposes.
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Old September 18, 2013, 12:49 PM   #8779
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Hello
Just purchased a 45-70 Browning/Winchester trying to learn about it.
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Old September 18, 2013, 02:30 PM   #8780
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I'll definitely let you know if we get the opportunity to head out that way.
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Old September 18, 2013, 02:41 PM   #8781
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Diva...well, only because I'm in charge of mediating between all you awesome firearm lovers and our team here at Iconic. I guess Diva works but probably more like Customer Service with a kick....lol Thanks for the welcome!
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Old September 19, 2013, 07:21 PM   #8782
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New member

Hi all,

I live in CA and wanted to connect with those who have an interest in AR15, 308 builds. Been playing around with this for a few months and found there's a large group of people who enjoy and or are interested in making their own. Looking forward to hearing about your own experiences or opinions on this topic.
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Old September 19, 2013, 07:24 PM   #8783
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welcome, yes a lot of us are doing it.
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Old September 20, 2013, 08:33 PM   #8784
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Obligatory FNG Intro

I read posts from here from time to time and finally decided to join.

I spent 23 years in the US Army retiring in 2008 as an 11Z5V. Most of my career was at Ft Bragg with 1BCT and 18th ABC. I have peacetime tours of both Korea and Germany. Stateside tours include Ft Jackson and Ft Campbell. Oddly enough, my last duty assignment took me to Ft Sill OK where I retired and still reside (The cost of living here is dirt cheap. Y'all come!)

I did two tours of Iraq and one of Afghanistan, all as a Platoon Sergeant.

Though retired I still maintain a pretty rigorous shooting regimen, getting out to the range 3-4 times a month.

I look forward to getting to know y'all and contributing what little I know to the discussion.
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Old September 21, 2013, 03:33 PM   #8785
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New to area looking for like minded people around port orchard

Looking for a safe place to target practice no crowds small caliber 22lr
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Old September 21, 2013, 06:37 PM   #8786
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Justin View Post
Hi!
This thread is a place for new THR members to introduce themselves.

Tell us a little about who you are and what kind of gun stuff you're interested in!
hi elliott ' like bull`s eye shooting & skeet.
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Old September 22, 2013, 09:01 PM   #8787
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Rossi .38 special

Howdy, this is for the ladies out there that are looking for a great home defense, and target shooting handgun! My husband purchased the Rossi Model 851 .38 +P 4 inch barrel revolver, I shot it today for the first time, and I am here to tell you it is a wonderful gun! Has great front and rear sights, light recoil, and being a petite framed lady the grips felt great in my hand. It is single and double action, with a very light trigger pull in the single action. I also have no problem shooting this gun in double action. This gun gets a 5 star rating from me!
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Old September 23, 2013, 10:41 AM   #8788
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Hi From Kansas

Mostly interested in Concealed Carry but have also been a hunter most of my life.

I live in Lenexa, Kansas which is a suburb of Kansas City.

Almost 58 years old...generally old enough to know better...

I'm a biker...been riding Harley Geezerglides for a long time. Definitely my preferred mode of transportation.

Been married to my high school sweetheart for over 37 years.

Three kids, two boys and a girl...all are shooters and bikers. One granddaughter.

It's nice to be here. Thanks to the creators of this site. Hopefully good education here.

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Old September 24, 2013, 07:23 PM   #8789
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Chuckwagon Ken.

I'm an avid firearms "enthusiast", I Reload, Collect/shoot rifles/Hand guns.
Primarily, older arms; 1903 SPF, 303 Brit, 6.5 Jap Arisaka, (Dad's WW II Souvenir). The Moos 7.62x54R, Beretta Mod. 33 .380 Auto (Mom's WW II Souvenir). SKS (Russian), & 7.5 x 55 Schmidt-Rubin (Awesome tack driver)
also modern & Reproductions; a 30-30 lever, .44 Walker-Colt BP.
Assorted .22 LRs, Marlin Mod.60 (My favorite for now, love the sleek tube fed)
Not much interested in AKs (Shot at me to much!) though I Love the SKS
(Don't Figure). I Will obtain a M-14, I Qualified EXP in Boot With (1969)
An AR-15 in M-16,A2 configuration (Triangle hand guard & 3 Prong flash guard)
As I used in the Nam. Then there is the M-1 Garand & Carbine, On & on & on
Bla Bla Bla
Semper Fi.
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Old September 24, 2013, 09:26 PM   #8790
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Hello from a Central Florida Newbie

Well, pretty new anyway. I'm rekindling my love of rifles and target shooting and just having a good time with some gentle competition.

My first ever purchase (as a kid all rifles were club owned) are a CZ 452 and a Henry Lever (H001). Simply more fun than should be legal.

And just yesterday, somebody hinted a Winchester would be fun. Obviously 'somebody' knows I have an issue ignoring the screams from my wallet. I'm going to be working till I'm 90 and having fun the whole way.
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Old September 25, 2013, 03:03 AM   #8791
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new member

New to site as user. Info is greatly appreciated on all posts that I have read through. Pacific Northwest hunter and Sav m99 user of 60+ years.
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Old September 25, 2013, 06:23 PM   #8792
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Hej All

My name is Ryan and Iím new to the site, but Iíve been frequenting it for some time enjoying the nice helpful and informative debate. I live in Scandinavia and learned to shoot in the military with the M49 Sig P210 Neuhausen and have been target/terrain shooting ever since + 30 years. I shoot 3 times a week using my M49 Neuhausen and my Korthís cal. 22, 357/9 mm. When Iím not at the range I am an avid Fly fisherman primarily fishing for Trout, Salmon and Steelheads.

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Old September 26, 2013, 01:22 PM   #8793
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Hello

hello. JOined the forum some days ago. Planning for lots of participation. HOpe i can make time for it. lovely community friends!

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Old September 26, 2013, 02:43 PM   #8794
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New Member

Hey everyone, just joined THR, spend a lot of time over at the cz forums and decided to join here. Looking forward to joining in and talking guns and such. Mostly I am a CZ addict since getting into guns but also have a couple others.

Mike
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Old September 27, 2013, 04:40 PM   #8795
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New member

Hello y'all, I'm new here,I will go by the name,"BigDaddyHarris" um let's see. I work in the EMS field, I'm an EMT-I/V. I'll just go ahead and say as far as political views, I'm Conservative. I stand firm on my (your) 2nd Ammendment Right. I enjoy firearms, I live in the country, so I can just step outside and shoot anytime I want to. I live in the great state of Tennessee, been here my whole life, all 39 years of it. I'm also a blade guy! I collect knives. I'm also a Tennessee Titan fan. Ok, that's about it. I'm glad I found this place, looks like some great discussions going on. Thanks.
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Old September 27, 2013, 07:05 PM   #8796
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Greets from a long time shooter

Been some time since, reloading, used to have a gun shop business in Wisconsin. Had most all my firearms/tools/supplies, ripped off in Montana. Thank goodness all I owned were not in the same place. Now retired and finding time to enjoy the sport. Looks like I have a lot of catching up to do! Which includes on how to navigate this new Windows 8 operating system.

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Old September 29, 2013, 12:23 AM   #8797
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Checking in from Eastern MO. Here to learn, meet, buy, sell, trade, laugh, the usual.

Been lurking a long time and just realized I never posted an intro.
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Old September 29, 2013, 12:42 PM   #8798
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New guy from Ky. New to guns as well and look forward to learning from your experiences and wisdom.

Sent from my ZTE V768 using Tapatalk 2
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Old September 29, 2013, 01:48 PM   #8799
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Norwegian new guy.

Ola from Norway here.
Every time I google something, THR comes up with the answers...
So I thought it was time to register.

Hunter and soon-to-be collector. (just need the rest of the paperwork...)
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Old September 30, 2013, 10:21 AM   #8800
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Hi I'm, Ed

Special Ed sometimes. I live in Lawrenceburg, KY and I have a CCDWP. I mostly OC in KY during summer months because I can. Most people don't even notice the gun on my hip. Oh yea, been a fan of THR and Oleg Volk for a long time, but just now figured I needed to join, and had something to say.
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