This is a discussion on Hello All. within the New Members Introduce Yourself forums, part of the DefensiveCarry.com Forum Office category; I'll start with a little clarification so you don't think I'm some kind of Rambo/Dirty Harry wannabe.
My username is part acronym and part category. ...
February 3rd, 2008 01:25 PM
I'll start with a little clarification so you don't think I'm some kind of Rambo/Dirty Harry wannabe.
My username is part acronym and part category. I participate in Cowboy Action Shooting and compete in a category called Gunfighter which is fun by the way as I shoot my 5 1/2" .45 SAA clones simultaneously usually alternating shots.
Anyway, I think I fired my first handgun, a .22 High Standard Longhorn Double Nine under close supervision when I was 8 at which time I was pretty free to roam the farm with a Red Ryder, grew up in a house with guns and knew where the key to the cabinet was since probably age 12.
I've got a couple Belgium Browning Deer Rifles in addition to my Cowboy Action guns and in the last couple years I got my CCW, was bit by the 1911 bug and have been into Dan Wesson 1911's. For CCW leather I have been fortunate enough to run across deals on nice used Milt Sparks: W6, Heritage and Exec Companion. And an Andrews MacDaniel II. That was all after I bought some inexpensive Galco, Ross and Bianchi pieces to see if I was an IWB or OWB kinda guy.
Since Carrying isn't always just guns I'd mention that I like knives too although I don't have anything real fancy. I co instructed some edged weapon defense courses for LEOs back in my serious Martial Arts days and I am pretty proud of my contributions to the side of The Good Fight.
I was linked to the forum by your very own moderator extraordinaire Bud White after I bought a donated HBE Leatherworks holster in a silent auction with proceeds going to Saint Judes Childrens Research Hospital. I am currently reading through the "rollercoaster" of a thread about Eric and weighing whether to order a matching belt and mag holder from him eventually. Funds will prohibit my doing so for a time but so far my communication with Eric has been nothing short of exemplary so I hope that all his trials are in the past so I can get a full rig together someday.
Anyway, it looks like there is alot of useful information ion your forum and I look forward to having a look around.
February 3rd, 2008 01:28 PM
Welcome from VA! Glad to have you with us.
February 3rd, 2008 01:30 PM
Welcome from Washington State.
The only thing that stops bad guys with guns is good guys with guns. SgtD
February 3rd, 2008 01:38 PM
Welcome aboard from SE PA! Lots of good stuff to be found here.
"The liberty of the individual is no gift of civilization. It was greatest before there was any civilization." Sigmund Freud
February 3rd, 2008 01:38 PM
Welcome to the forum from VA
February 3rd, 2008 01:41 PM
February 3rd, 2008 02:03 PM
Welcome from southern Louisiana!
February 3rd, 2008 02:15 PM
February 3rd, 2008 03:26 PM
Welcome to Tennessee, the patron state of shootin' stuff.--SHOOTER
February 3rd, 2008 03:54 PM
EOD - Initial success or total failure
February 3rd, 2008 04:03 PM
Welcome home my Friend, you'll love it here.
From the Foothills of Western Colorado.
"Some people spend an entire lifetime wondering if they made a difference, the MARINES don't have that problem." Pres. Ronald Reagan.
Remember your abilities AND disabilities can become Possibilities!
February 3rd, 2008 04:07 PM
As a CAS guy, perhaps you can chime in on the SxS shotgun (coach gun) thread that's running. Someone's interested in the various models out there. Though, I haven't been to any of the CAS shoots. If you can suggest more mfrs and where to look, I'm sure it would be appreciated.
Jump right in, the water's fine.
Your best weapon is your brain. Don't leave home without it.
self defense (A.O.J.).
How does disarming
the number of victims?
Reason over Force: The Gun is Civilization (Marko Kloos)
NRA, SAF, GOA, OFF, ACLDN.
February 3rd, 2008 04:20 PM
Welcome from Central California!
Lex et Libertas — Semper Vigilo, Fortis, Paratus, et Fidelis!
"Not only do the people who put their lives on the line to protect the rest of us deserve better, we all deserve better than to have our own security undermined by those who undermine law enforcement." -Thomas Sowell
February 3rd, 2008 04:31 PM
February 3rd, 2008 04:38 PM
from Central Florida!
The last Blood Moon Tetrad for this millennium starts in April 2014 and ends in September 2015...according to NASA.
Certified Glock Armorer
NRA Life Member[/B]