Quantcast
  1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

I've been eating @ the buffet for awhile.I think it's time to intro myself.

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by 41mag, May 28, 2004.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. 41mag

    41mag Member

    Joined:
    Dec 29, 2003
    Messages:
    1,021
    Location:
    western mi
    Hello,my name is jeff.I'm single,34,& live in west Michigan.
    As I grew up in a household without them I have no idea what sparked my interest in personally owned firearms.I am a sometimes hunter & sometimes shooter.My primary interest in firearms is a combination of their historical importance(how they have changed society and advanced technologically) & an appreciation of fine craftsmanship.About age 22 I purchased my 1st gun.A 41mag;) Ruger.It's been downhill ever since.:D
    Around 1995,for personal reasons,I put this hobby on the back burner.
    I just became internet aware last year & have deceided to fire this hobby back up!
    Wow!The changes 10years make!example.Norinco SKS's,1911's,ammo ,& M1A's were to be found easily & cheaply.7.62X54R surplus/corrosive was $9.99/20.Norma was the only option @$29/bx.Yikes!The Clinton gun ban had recently been enacted.There was an almost carnival atmosphere @ the local gunstores.People were buying handguns left & right!One local shop I frequent had had a Colt AR15 gathering dust for a couple of years.Zero interest.Enter AWB & presto!He couldn't keep 'em on the shelf & before long was getting skalpers prices for them.(capitalism:) )Crazy!
    Anyways I have a small but growing collection of Ruger single actions and S & W N frames.Of the rifles I've purchased this year most notable are the model 70 in .30-06,the cz550 .458WM,& the .416Rigby #1.(BOOOM!)I can hardly wait to add more!
    Anyways,thanks for putting all these crazy ideas into my head:D AND making me think on occasion.
    Jeff W
    Why did I wait so long to say hello?Well,I look at this internet forum thing like a pair of shoes.You can look at shoes from afar.You can ask others opinions about them.BUT,the only way to see if they fit is to try them on & walk around in them for awhile. :D
    Thanks again.
     
  2. Nathanael_Greene

    Nathanael_Greene Member

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2003
    Messages:
    1,487
    Location:
    Texas
    Welcome!

    This is the internet's friendliest forum, as you've probably noticed.

    And it's also the firearms brain trust of America!
     
  3. Atticus

    Atticus Member

    Joined:
    Dec 24, 2002
    Messages:
    2,794
    Location:
    Ohio
    Even Michiganers are welcome here. :D Welcome!
     
  4. fjolnirsson

    fjolnirsson Member

    Joined:
    Jan 21, 2004
    Messages:
    1,746
    Location:
    Oregon, in the Willamette Valley
    Howdy! And welcome. New guy buys the ammo.
     
  5. El Tejon

    El Tejon Member

    Joined:
    Dec 24, 2002
    Messages:
    18,083
    Location:
    Lafayette, Indiana-the Ned Flanders neighbor to Il
    Brain trust [insert O, Brother, Where Art Thou reference]?

    How the heck did El Tejon get in then?:confused:

    Belated welcome to THR!:)
     
  6. LynnMassGuy

    LynnMassGuy Member

    Joined:
    Nov 6, 2003
    Messages:
    842
    Location:
    People's Commonwealth of Massachusetts
    Right on!
     
  7. Mixlesplick

    Mixlesplick Member

    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2004
    Messages:
    203
    Location:
    Michigan
    Welcome from another western Michigander.:D
     
  8. entropy

    entropy Member

    Joined:
    Feb 9, 2004
    Messages:
    3,320
    Location:
    G_d's Country, WI
    Ya ain't a Yooper, is ya?:scrutiny: :p Just Kidding! Welcome to the forum!:)
     
  9. 41mag

    41mag Member

    Joined:
    Dec 29, 2003
    Messages:
    1,021
    Location:
    western mi
    Mixlesplick-hello & welcome yourself!:D
    entropy,nope,I'm just a troll.:) (still haven't figured out cheesekurds:rolleyes: :D )
     
  10. ExtremeDooty

    ExtremeDooty Member

    Joined:
    May 18, 2004
    Messages:
    410
    Location:
    Rifle, CO.
    West Michigan

    And yet another welcome from yet another west michigander.
     
  11. BluesBear

    BluesBear member

    Joined:
    Jul 25, 2003
    Messages:
    7,672
    Location:
    The Great Pacific NorthWet
    Welcome Aboard!â„¢

    BTW .41 mag is my favorite revolver cartridge.
     
  12. patentnonsense

    patentnonsense Member

    Joined:
    Feb 5, 2004
    Messages:
    534
    Location:
    Dallas
    Welcome! I like .44 myself, but .41 is definitely a conoisseur's calibre.
     
  13. PATH

    PATH Member

    Joined:
    Dec 25, 2002
    Messages:
    2,844
    Location:
    Rockland, New York
    Howdy! Welcome to THR!:D
     
  14. vi9er

    vi9er Member

    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2002
    Messages:
    102
    Please be more careful with your thread titles in the future. I thought I was being excluded fromt the free food!

    Ed:D
     
  15. Lennyjoe

    Lennyjoe Member

    Joined:
    Dec 24, 2002
    Messages:
    6,052
    Location:
    Southwestern Ohio
    Even though your from Michigan, I wont hold that against you with me being a big Buckeye fan and all.;)

    Welcome aboard.
     
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page