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    Hello from Nassau County, NY

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    Always wanted to target shoot but never got around to it.
    I'm in the middle stages of the permit process.
    In my neck of the woods that means if I'm fortunate I'll have my permit around Halloween. I'm in no rush though.

    I'm educating my self on 1911's and I am presently favoring a COLT.

    I will not carry. This would be strictly a range gun.

    I will take the NRA pistol safety course and hope to handle several pistols before even entertaining a purchase.

    I am open to any and all recommendations.

    Oh yeah...Glad to be a member!

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    Welcome to the forum!

    If you haven't already done so, please take a few minutes to familiarize yourself with the forum guidelines and some of the other important forum rules.

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    Welcome from Northern Colorado.

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    Thanks Todd

    Reviewed the regs and checked out the the links.
    Will do my best to comply.

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    Howdy from Orange County!

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    Hey! From North Carolina!

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    Welcome!

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    Welcome from interior Alaska. Sounds like you have some fun times in store. Let us know what you finally choose for a pistol.

    Peace.

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    welcome from Michigan.. Try to locate close by ranges near your area where they rent handguns..Best way to know more about a gun and how it feels is to shoot it if you can..Usually gun rentals run around $8 to $12 per hour depending on where you are..Try this option out first.

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    Welcome from North Carolina.

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    Welcome from Big Sky Country.

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    Welcome aboard from the Sunshine State.

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    Welcome buddy, where on Long Island? I used to go out to Woodmere often to visit family when I lived in the city.

    Good luck on the permit process, I've heard NY is a b*tch.

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    Welcome from southeast Texas.

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    Welcome from southwest Arkansas!

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    Hello from Suffolk County! We are neighbors!!!

    I have my Suffolk County pistol permit myself. Where do you goto (ranges).
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