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About retired badge 1
Biography:
Vietnam combat veteran (US Army airborne infantry, pathfinders), retired police chief, founder of Lobo Gun Leather (1972 until retirement in 2015, still on board as a consultant for the new owners). Minor collector of vintage, antique, and US military weapons, old Colts, old Marlins, old Winchesters, a few Civil War pieces.
Location:
Pueblo, Colorado
Occupation:
Retired cop & holster maker.
Interests:
Fishing, shooting, hunting.
Primary carry gun:
Kimber CDP .45

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    retired badge 1 liked post by LimaCharlie On thread : Were your parents proud of your profession?
    No, I was raised to be a fundamentalist protestant minister. To quote my mother, "He joined the Navy and went to hell."
    Liked On: Yesterday, 10:52 PM
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    retired badge 1 liked post by bmcgilvray On thread : WWII Veterans
    Thanks for that OldChap and a most sincere thanks for your service, very important it was too. I'd not be tough enough to work on a Casualty Notification Team.
    Liked On: November 15th, 2019, 05:56 PM
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    retired badge 1 liked post by OldChap On thread : WWII Veterans
    ^^^^THIS Do everything in your power to record everything you can about these amazing men and women. During Desert Shield, when I was offered a commission and felt I was too old for active duty,...
    Liked On: November 15th, 2019, 05:55 PM
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    retired badge 1 liked post by bmcgilvray On thread : WWII Veterans
    Yeah. I have a few written down. Ought to do more. Our youngest son got him going just a few days after my mother passed away and recorded it without my dad realizing it. That's pretty cool too....
    Liked On: November 15th, 2019, 05:54 PM
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    retired badge 1 liked post by muzzleblast On thread : 44 Magnum. Will it kill a big bear
    If he had a valid brown/grizzly bear tag... and since he wasn't hunting over a "baited" gut pile... then, yes. Otherwise, he would have been legally obligated to surrender the hide, skull, and claws...
    Liked On: November 15th, 2019, 05:49 PM
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    retired badge 1 liked post by bmcgilvray On thread : What options do you have, if any, on your home defense shotgun?
    I considered things years ago and determined that I'd rather forego the pump shotgun for home defense in favor of the automatic. Not certain that better one-handed operation is much important in the...
    Liked On: November 15th, 2019, 05:46 PM
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    retired badge 1 liked post by jmf552 On thread : True
    I wish I could give that quote 1,000 likes. There are days I wonder if I have made a difference in the world. When I have one of those days again, I will remember that saying.
    Liked On: November 15th, 2019, 04:59 AM
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    retired badge 1 liked post by M1911A1 On thread : I wish the 22 rimfire was legal for deer
    Many years ago, I had a friend who lived in a canyon just outside of Santa Monica, on the Southern California coast. Every couple of months, he illegally poached a coastal deer (they're small, buck...
    Liked On: November 15th, 2019, 04:41 AM
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    retired badge 1 liked post by OldVet On thread : Requirements to be a police officer
    Everyone needs to learn how to swim without life preserver support. And if that makes sense to anyone, please explain it to me.
    Liked On: November 14th, 2019, 08:19 PM
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    retired badge 1 liked post by Chaplain Scott On thread : Requirements to be a police officer
    His response was direct and to the point, and I think rather "on point" as well. You started this thread with a series of statements, based upon your assumptions. Now, we ALL make assumptions,...
    Liked On: November 14th, 2019, 08:18 PM
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    retired badge 1 liked post by Struckat On thread : Safe suggestions
    Whatever size you think you need, double it.
    Liked On: November 14th, 2019, 06:50 PM
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    retired badge 1 liked post by KILTED COWBOY On thread : What options do you have, if any, on your home defense shotgun?
    For home defense only scenarios if I need more than the 8+1 capacity of 12 gauge I must be fighting some Marvel Super Villain and I need to get out of dodge quickly
    Liked On: November 14th, 2019, 06:34 PM
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    retired badge 1 liked post by 5lima30ret On thread : Piracy on the sea coming to the western hemisphere
    If those pirates ever decide to predate on fishing boats on the coastal bayous of the Gulf Coast they may have a very short life span! Swamp justice on the Delta tends to be very swift and pirate...
    Liked On: November 14th, 2019, 06:13 PM
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    retired badge 1 liked post by ShenandoahValley On thread : Requirements to be a police officer
    LOL. You have a lot to learn on what it takes to be LE.
    Liked On: November 14th, 2019, 06:11 PM
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    retired badge 1 liked post by DownInTheDark On thread : Requirements to be a police officer
    I got into law enforcement so I wouldn't be shamed eating donuts. By the way we call them crime fighting biscuits.
    Liked On: November 14th, 2019, 06:11 PM
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