Introduce yourself

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swilkes
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Re: Introduce yourself

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Post by swilkes » Sun Jun 04, 2017 5:27 pm

First post. after months of lurking I decided to join, have learned a lot already. after a long search I finally found this thread. It should be made a sticky or even its own section.

here we go:

40
Male
Wichita Falls
Commercial HVAC installer
married 3 teenagers14-19
LTC since 9/16
EDC: SP2022 9mm


another month or two I will be buying either a STI LAWMAN or a Kimber SUPER CARRY PRO CUSTOM HD. cant find either but that's another thread.
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dws1117
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Re: Introduce yourself

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Post by dws1117 » Thu Jun 08, 2017 11:23 am

Saying hello again. I've been away for about 5 years. I'll be applying for a CHL again in the next few weeks. I originally joined this forum on the first day it was open and I'm thrilled to see it still around and so many people still here.

Age: 33
Corprate Security ( Not a Mall Ninja!!! ) :P
Married 5 years. 1 boy age 3.
Years CHL: None yer. I will be sending the paperwork on Monday
Carry guns/equipment: It will be either a Springfield 1911 or Taurus 85 or both. Just have to play with it and see what works. My even have to buy another gun, darn!

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Stagehand IATSE Local 51 Houston
Married 13 years
Years CHL: 4 but had to let it lapse
Carry guns/equipment: Springfield 1911

Latest:
Age: 45
Assistant Business Agent Stagehands Local 51
Married 18 years. 15 year old boy and 11 year old girl
No CHL currently but will have one again soon. The process seems to have changed quite a bit.
Carry guns/equipment: Springfield 1911 but want something new just because.


Codyreed47
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Re: Introduce yourself

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Post by Codyreed47 » Sun Jul 02, 2017 8:24 pm

-----NEED HELP------
Looking for a gunsmith to moderniza my 1962 browning high power i.e. new coating (black), night sights, check up on internals, beaver tail, checker front and back of grip, Novak cut the top, ect.

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anygunanywhere
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Re: Introduce yourself

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Post by anygunanywhere » Sun Jul 02, 2017 8:32 pm

Codyreed47 wrote:-----NEED HELP------
Looking for a gunsmith to moderniza my 1962 browning high power i.e. new coating (black), night sights, check up on internals, beaver tail, checker front and back of grip, Novak cut the top, ect.
Why don't you start a new thread?
1911s should be carried openly as God and John Moses Browning (PBUH) intended them to be.
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BobbySeecamp
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Re: Introduce yourself

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Post by BobbySeecamp » Thu Jul 06, 2017 8:22 pm

I'm a married guy, retirement age with lots of shooting experience and a love for Texas.

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carlson1
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Re: Introduce yourself

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Post by carlson1 » Thu Jul 06, 2017 8:33 pm

BobbySeecamp wrote:I'm a married guy, retirement age with lots of shooting experience and a love for Texas.
Welcome to the greatest place that is full of shooters and gun enthusiasts.
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G40yes
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Re: Introduce yourself

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Post by G40yes » Thu Jul 06, 2017 9:08 pm

This is a great forum, love the rules and the wisdom shared here.
:txflag: :patriot:
50's, married with kids
West Houston area
EDC G19 gen4
LTC since 9/16 (still learning lots)
.. tyrants accomplish their purposes ...by disarming the people, and making it an offense to keep arms. - Supreme Court Justice Joseph Story, 1840

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carlson1
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Re: Introduce yourself

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Post by carlson1 » Thu Jul 06, 2017 9:10 pm

Welcome G40yes! There is no place like this place any place in the world. :thumbs2:
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Maxwell
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Re: Introduce yourself

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Post by Maxwell » Fri Jul 07, 2017 4:18 pm

Welcome one and all! You've found a great forum with a heckofalot of wisdom and experience. :txflag:
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crazy2medic
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Re: Introduce yourself

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Post by crazy2medic » Thu Jul 13, 2017 1:04 pm

Guess I should formally introduce myself after all this time!

Male
56 yo
live in Springtown I have lived in the Ft Worth area my whole life
Retired Fire Lieutenant currently working as a Paramedic
I was a Tactical Medic for the police department in city I worked for
Married and I have two children 29 yo daughter with two grandchildren, 25 yo son with a grandchild on the way

Life long gun owner, I can never remember not owning at least 3 guns, I have been shooting since I was 4 hunting since I was 10.
I had a CHL when they were originally issued but let it lapse, currently have my LTC for 2 years?
I have one pistol Paraordnance P14, I open carry 95% of the time!
I Keep a JRC carbine .45 in my truck as my truck gun
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jhonlee2050
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Re: Introduce yourself

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Post by jhonlee2050 » Mon Aug 14, 2017 6:39 am

hey i am lee from usa and by profession i am an executive officer in private firm


terreythompson
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Re: Introduce yourself

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Post by terreythompson » Wed Aug 16, 2017 10:00 pm

Hey, I'm Terrey Thompson. I just joined this forum to learn more about gun safety and what kind of firearms I should consider buying.

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professional
new to this forum
colt python is my favorite gun

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carlson1
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Re: Introduce yourself

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Post by carlson1 » Wed Aug 16, 2017 10:26 pm

Welcome to all of the new members. You are on the greatest Forum in Texas.
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von Clausewitz
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Re: Introduce yourself

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Post by von Clausewitz » Wed Aug 23, 2017 5:02 pm

Joined the other day, and I tend to participate...so here's the basic run-down


Male
64 yo
Live in the Denton area, having just moved back to TX from the D.C. Area
Retired Air Force/Retired Civil Service
Married and I have two children and 5.5 grandchildren (6 at the end of September)

I have owned weapons since 1974. Got my first carry license in Texas in 2000. Moved to VA and have had a CHL there since 2003. I now have both a TX LTC and a VA CHL
Daily carry is a Glock 19 G4 in various appendix holsters

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carlson1
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Re: Introduce yourself

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Post by carlson1 » Wed Aug 23, 2017 5:27 pm

von Clausewitz wrote:Joined the other day, and I tend to participate...so here's the basic run-down


Male
64 yo
Live in the Denton area, having just moved back to TX from the D.C. Area
Retired Air Force/Retired Civil Service
Married and I have two children and 5.5 grandchildren (6 at the end of September)

I have owned weapons since 1974. Got my first carry license in Texas in 2000. Moved to VA and have had a CHL there since 2003. I now have both a TX LTC and a VA CHL
Daily carry is a Glock 19 G4 in various appendix holsters
Welcome to the Forum. We are glad you joined in.
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