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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by 03gixxthou, Jul 16, 2017 at 9:31 PM.

  1. 03gixxthou

    03gixxthou New Member

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    Hello 1911 addicts, great to be aboard here. I've been a member of 1911forum for years, but have been reading here as a guest for months and finally decided to join. I'm a LEO from Central AL and have always loved 1911 handguns. I have recently taken a strong interest in the 2011 also. I brought home a STI Tactical 4.0 today!! Thanks for having me.

    Brandon

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  2. Kip

    Kip Sir Kip Esquire Supporting Addict

    Apr 12, 2016

  3. Kyle Burt

    Kyle Burt Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

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    Aug 26, 2015
  4. sellersm

    sellersm Active Member

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    Dec 4, 2014
    Welcome aboard from the thin air of the Rockies!
     
  5. Raylan Givens

    Raylan Givens Never Forget Supporting Addict

    Aug 18, 2015
  6. Howe45acp

    Howe45acp Member

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    Jul 2, 2017
    Welcome from another new member in KY
     
  7. 41 Charlie

    41 Charlie Get off my lawn...

    Feb 4, 2014
  8. Apollo12

    Apollo12 Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

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    Apr 4, 2017
    Welcome aboard!


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  9. colt45acp

    colt45acp Active Member

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    Apr 12, 2015
    Welcome to our forum from Northern Italy.

    Classic collectible "USGI 1911s", full size "SIG Sauers" and "CZ" sport pistols have always been among my favourite guns.
    For the range I have mainly owned 1911s, CZs, and half a dozen SIG Sauers; great guns especially older German-proofed ones, the SIG Sauer P226 to me is probably the most reliable pistol that I have owned in over 38 years of shooting handguns, and I've seen enough makes and models, in all service calibers, to know what to trust and what not to.
    I collected for years, then I realized that an ever-taller pile of guns made my life no happier, so I decided to take a hiatus from it, I started to thin my collection and decided to enjoy the too many guns that I already had in my safe.
    So no more new guns for a while, but since I'm still a big 1911 enthusiast I decided to keep my small collection of 1911s, and reserve mainly my P226s and the Shadow 2 for the range.
    With guns I love learning with enthusiasm something new every day.
    After more than 38 years of guns-ownership and reloading, I still enjoy shooting steel plates and going to the range at least twice a week.
    JMO this is one of the best gun forums among the several I belong to, to me it's quite a learning experience, I hope you'll enjoy your time here.

    Life is good.
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  10. 03gixxthou

    03gixxthou New Member

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    Thank you all for the warm welcomes! One of the best things about online gun forums is meeting enthusiast from around the world. I would LOVE to visit Italy one day sir.

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  11. Jimhoag

    Jimhoag In Kentucky Supporting Addict

    Jun 14, 2013
    Hello from central Kentucky
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  12. tac45

    tac45 What me worry ? Supporting Addict

    Mar 4, 2012
    Brandon , glad to have you . After joining us for awhile you'll realize just how much that other forum (toos) sucks !

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  13. LPRoad

    LPRoad Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

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    Howdy and welcome. Retired LEO in western NM

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  14. wcanterbury

    wcanterbury NRA Life Member, GOA Member Supporting Addict

    Sep 25, 2015
    Welcome from Western Colorado! Thanks for your service!
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  15. studenygreg

    studenygreg Member

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    Jun 27, 2016
    Welcome from San Antonio. Although I just drove 12 hours from Alabama today.

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  16. budroe

    budroe Active Member

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