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Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by Steve Edwards, Oct 11, 2006.

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  1. Steve Edwards

    Steve Edwards Member

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    Hey everyone. I'm new here so I thought I'd introduce myself. I'm Steve and I'm from Arizona. I just started getting into guns. So far I've just got a Glock 19, but I really want to get an AR-15 as well.
     
  2. El Tejon

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    Welcome to THR, new friend.:)
     
  3. hso

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    Welcome to THR!

    How'd you find us?
     
  4. Steve Edwards

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    a buddy of mine who's really into guns said this was the best message board for this kind of stuff :)
     
  5. MatthewVanitas

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    You've come to the right place.

    The problem here isn't getting info, the problem in sensory overload from the hundreds of people willing to offer advice.

    Hint: avoid the following topics to prevent a deluge of debate: 9mm vs. .45, AK vs AR, 1911 vs Glock, or _any_ mention of bears/snakes/mountainlions!

    Welcome aboard!

    -MV (who recommends a CMMG 14.5/16" mid-length AR-15, A1 sights, VLTOR adjustable Carbine stock)
     
  6. Steve Edwards

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    lol so what is the best gun for killing mountain lions anyway???
     
  7. quatin

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    155mm howitzer?
     
  8. arthurcw

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    Oh dear... we got a live one. ;)

    Welcome aboard. The punch bowl is by the band. Please don't spike it, some of us can't drink while we CCW. The restrooms are towards the rear.

    All points of view are welcome and we will supply the devil's advocate (possibly several).

    cheers!
     
  9. SoCalShooter

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    That's for me to know and not you!
    Hey bud, welcome and congrats on living in a state that allows you to own AR-15 type rifles as a citizen.

    BTW claymores work best for mountain lions.
     
  10. El Tejon

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    The best weapon for pumas is to pour your cold whiskey down the sink that way you will never see another puma, bear, zombie again.:D

    See all the stuff you can learn at THR?!?!:cool:
     
  11. DRMMR02

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  12. SoCalShooter

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    That's for me to know and not you!
    DRMMR02 dude I dont think he wants to take out all the mountain lions on the planet.
     
  13. MachIVshooter

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    Welcome aboard.

    The one that keeps you well out of range of it's claws and teeth.
     
  14. The Deer Hunter

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    DRMMRO2,

    I beleive that gun was destroyed in return of the jedi.
     
  15. heypete

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    In demonstrating my nerd-cred, I must point out that the Death Start illustrated above was the first Death Star, which was used in the original Star Wars movie. It was also destroyed at the end of the same movie.

    The second Death Star, pictured in Return of the Jedi, was operational, yet not structurally complete.
     
  16. Steve Edwards

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    now is that a pre-ban or post-ban death star??
     
  17. slugcatcher

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    It's a pre-ban as it was built in the 70's. It doesn't have any ebr features though(flash suppressor, bayonet lug, detachable box magazine, etc) so it is ban compliant regardless. :neener:
     
  18. PlayboyPenguin

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    Welcome Steven...I see you decided to start with a Glock before buying a real gun. :D
     
  19. Steve Edwards

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    so which is better? the 1911 or a glock?? :evil:
     
  20. DonP

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    Welcome aboard!

    You'll find a range of experience and attitudes from veterans, active duty military, students, young, old, cops, plain old citizens, men, women, gun toting liberals to hard core conservatives, pink pistol members, a TV show host or two, gun mag writers and about once a year an occasional Eurotrash troll will show up to entertain all of us.

    What you WON'T find is a lot of ranting, raving, rudeness and name calling.

    The motto here seems to be: "We can disagree without being disagreeable".

    Always try the search engine first. Odds are someone else has already asked a similar question and you'll get a faster answer. But don't be afraid to belly up to the bar and ask any question if your answer is not found. Folks here enjoy being helpful and sharing a POV and their experience.

    If the folks here don't know the answer they are not shy about referencing people to other sources that can help them.

    Welcome, have fun and shoot safe.
     
  21. PlayboyPenguin

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    I choose option C. :D
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  22. ndh87

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    Does option C come in a matte finish?:D
     
  23. MachIVshooter

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    Not from Ruger, but there are Matte black finished SA revolvers out there. Not too many satin stainless jobs, though. IIRC, only the FA revolvers come in matte stainless and are not exactly "cowboys guns".
     
  24. DerringerUser

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    What about option d?


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  25. C-grunt

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    Well mr. Steven where are you at in Az? Im always looking for people to shoot with.
     
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