New member - New pistol

New member - New pistol

This is a discussion on New member - New pistol within the New Members Introduce Yourself forums, part of the Welcome To category; Hi all - I joined on February 23 but this is my first post. 63 years young and retired as of 12/31/05. Live in Milwaukee ...

Results 1 to 15 of 15

Thread: New member - New pistol

  1. #1
    Member Array mkeBob's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    S.E. Wisconsin

    New member - New pistol

    Hi all - I joined on February 23 but this is my first post. 63 years young and retired as of 12/31/05. Live in Milwaukee WI. with my bride of 39 years. One son, married, and two grandkids, one boy 10 and one girl 8. I've also have a cottage on a lake up in the northern part of the state, Gods country, in the Nicolet National Forest. I love to hunt, fish and do some shooting, although not very good at it. I own several shotguns, 22 cal. and 30-30 rifles, a beautiful 8-3/8" Colt Python that I've got setup with a 2x scope that's taken many deer over the years, and a Military Hi Standard 22 pistol. In the past I've also had a FFL and bought and sold many new and used firearms, but gave that up back in the early 90's. I decided to finally post today because I just received my latest gun and it's another beauty, a Detonics USA CombatMaster in 45 auto. I'll be shooting it sometime next week and will do a range report with updates in the future.... Bob
    The power of the future is in its ability to inspire the present.

  2. #2
    Senior Moderator
    Array Rock and Glock's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2005
    404 Page Not Found
    Welcome Bob! From N. Texas myself. I appreciate the information laden introduction too. A lot of folks here will be interested in your hunting, as well as your collection. We also have a lot of folks from Wisconsin to, so they'll be jumping in too, I'm sure.
    ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ: Buy These Stickers Here

    "A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon the world" Albert Camus

  3. #3
    VIP Member Array Bud White's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Away - Health Problems

  4. Remove Advertisements

  5. #4
    Array QKShooter's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Moderator Central

    Thumbs up Welcome!

    What Took You So Long?
    Glad that you've started posting.
    We are always interested in what our members have to say.
    An healthy infusion of "fresh stuff" is always welcome here.

    YES, Please do a range report and a personal evaluation of your DETONICS~U.S.A. Pistol. That would be great. I sure would be interested in reading that & others here also.

    In the meanwhile...any of your thoughts and opinions can be freely presented on any forum topic.
    Thanks for deciding to go "ACTIVE"
    Liberty Over Tyranny Μολὼν λαβέ

  6. #5
    VIP Member (Retired Staff) Array P95Carry's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2005
    South West PA
    Hi Bob - welcome

    Yep - nice intro. I am but 2 years your junior One or two other Detonics folks here so you'll have some company - be interested in your first impressions.
    Chris - P95
    NRA Certified Instructor & NRA Life Member.

    "To own a gun and assume that you are armed
    is like owning a piano and assuming that you are a musician!." - a portal for 2A links, articles and some videos.

  7. #6
    Lead Moderator
    Array rstickle's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Laurel, MD
    Welcome, it's about time.

    And congrats on the new pistol.

    EOD - Initial success or total failure

  8. #7
    VIP Member Array Nick's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    New Mexico
    Welcome to the forum -
    "To disarm the people is the best and most effective way to enslave them."
    George Mason

    "Gun control is a job-safety program for criminals."
    John R. Lott

  9. #8
    Member Array chiefs-special-guy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2005
    Welcome. Based on that introduction, you sound like a pretty shady character...
    Actually, you sound like someone I would like to go fishing with.
    A warning- do not fall for the 1911 guys, and the auto-gizmo folks! Let's hear about the python!
    God Bless
    Six for sure...Uh, I mean Five. Five for sure..

  10. #9
    Senior Member Array dpesec's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    welcome to the group

    “The highest obligation and privilege of citizenship is that of bearing arms”. General George Patton—US Army

    Vis et Veneratio

    "So this is how democracy dies: to thunderous applause." Actress Natalie Portman as Padme in Star Wars Revenge of the Sith

  11. #10
    VIP Member Array sixgun's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    indiana usa
    Welcome dont be shy jump right in Sixgun

  12. #11
    VIP Member
    Array dr_cmg's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    Welcome to the family. I use the word family intentionally. After a few days and a few posts it begins to feel like a family. We help each other. Sometimes we argue with each other - politely of course. But at the end of the day we continue to care for each other and be interested in each other. Join in anytime.

    Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe. Albert Einstein

  13. #12
    VIP Member
    Array srfl's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Welcome to the forum!
    USAF: Loving Our Obscene Amenities Since 1947

  14. #13
    Member Array polekat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Welcome from another Wisconsinite!

  15. #14
    Lead Moderator
    Array rocky's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    welcome from a neigbor east of ya, across the lake.
    "In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock." Thomas Jefferson

    Nemo Me Impune Lacesset

  16. #15
    Member Array duckhunter's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Welcome from Indiana!

    I grew up in Wisconsin, both in LaCrosse and "up north" in Hayward, and went to school in Ripon.

    Great group of folks on here. I know we've all got our fingers crossed for WI to pass the CCW bill.
    "Speed is fine, but accuracy is final." - Bill Jordan

Sponsored Links

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Similar Threads

  1. New member, New CPL, New pistol! Greetings from WA
    By MtflyerHK in forum New Members Introduce Yourself
    Replies: 46
    Last Post: May 25th, 2009, 10:48 AM
  2. New Member - New Pistol
    By frjeff in forum Defensive Carry Guns
    Replies: 26
    Last Post: April 30th, 2009, 11:20 AM
  3. Alliant Power Pistol - Smokeless pistol
    By mrgreentie in forum Reloading
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: November 25th, 2008, 12:42 AM
  4. .22 pistol needed for pistol club
    By skenzer in forum General Firearm Discussion
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: November 4th, 2008, 11:32 AM
  5. Replies: 143
    Last Post: January 25th, 2008, 10:13 PM