Hello from Texas

Hello from Texas

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    Hello from Texas

    Good Evening Ladies and Gents,

    I was reading some of your very insightful and educational posts and thought to myself, why not become a member? I'm a family man with a wonderful wife, three kids, two dogs, two cats, and a rabbit. I'm a military veteran with some ribbons that seem to indicate I was an ok shot (mostly because I grew up in the sticks of South Texas, where having a .22 on hand was more than convenient). I have a concealed carry license, and believe it's an obligation, rather than an option. I love shooting, whether it's a handgun, shotgun, rifle, bow, slingshot, etc. I'm also a pretty decent golfer (6 handicap). While I may be in the city, my kids are learning about safe responsible shooting, hunting, and fishing. Bought a tent, but can't seem to convince the kids it's ok to sleep in the outdoors. Maybe they will be more willing now that the nights are cooler. The third expensive passion I will mention (I've already mentioned shooting and golf) is keeping my 1997 Range Rover operational as a daily commuter. I love that vehicle more than any other I've owned, and that's been a few. The one other thing I'd like to mention - I've recently lost a ton of weight...to the tune of 60 lbs. Almost back down to my military weight! You can't out-exercise bad eating habits.

    That's me in a nutshell! Did I miss anything? I'm looking forward to being a part of discussions on this forum!


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    Welcome and congratulations on your weight loss!
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    Welcome, you've joined at a time of great political drama!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hoganbeg View Post
    Welcome, you've joined at a time of great political drama!
    Agreed! In fact, I googled "gun legislation" trying to find out how soon a bill could be passed if introduced on the first day of the new congress, and the "Second Amendment and Gun Legislation Discusson" forum link was one of the links listed on the first page. I had been to this forum before when I started researching Concealed Carry options, so I decided to become a member! This is a great source for information, opinion, and news.

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    Welcome from Fort Worth, Texas.
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    Welcome aboard. Congrats on the weight loss thing!
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    Welcome from Wisconsin! Good job on the weight loss & thanks for your service.
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    Greetings and welcome from the Space Coast of Central Florida.

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    Welcome to the forum! Are you looking to adopt? I need to get out of Michigan and Texas seems attractive. Lol.
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    Welcome from SE Michigan. 60 lbs. Your tent must not have Wi-Fi.
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    Hello! Welcome from Southeast Kansas!

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