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New Member from northern Michigan...

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    New Member from northern Michigan...

    Hey everybody,

    I guess I'm going about this a little backwards as I joined and posted first then decided to post a little welcome message, but here goes!

    I've gotten to know a few of you guys and gals by lurking (always hated that term, but oh well) over the past few months, finally decided to join the ranks and contribute a bit. I'm continually impressed by the member quality on this forum, there seems to be much less (thought there's always some) of the flamers, baiters, and general idiots that nest into most internet forums. I hope that means that most CC folks are more careful, caring, and intelligent than the average "internut" user.

    Anyway, a little about me now; I'm a 30 year old single male in the commercial restaurant equipment repair business. I spend 5 days a week putting in 10-12 hour days driving all over the northern half of Michigan from early morning to after midnight. The profession I've chosen (odd hours and solitary nature of service work) caused me to seek my CPL permit this summer and I'm very glad I did. When a family comes my way eventually I feel as though I now have every possible option to defend and protect them, although the most powerful weapon is always the mind. I believe a good plan and watchful attitude can defuse most situations before they happen.

    My daily carry gun is an XD 9mm Tactical with Lasermax and has been a reliable shooter from day one.

    I hope to see many of you around the site and I've already enjoyed a couple of conversations on the boards. Here's to all of you and I'm happy to be one of you now.

    All the best,
    Abraham in Michigan
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