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    Hello everyone. I found this forum via a Google search. I am not totally new to guns, however I do not own one nor have I ever owned one. I shoot with my cousin now and then (he is a gun smith on the side), and I know some basics such as gun safety and basic cleaning. My goal from this forum is to get advice for my first handgun, which I will post about in that part of the forum. I want to learn more about handguns in general but am not interested in owning many guns. For now I only want one....my first gun.

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    welcome from southern oregon..... your first gun is like your first wife..... you may not keep her but you will always remember her

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    I have a tendency to be the "if it aint broke...dont fix it" kinda guy. Heck I have a 1994 Ford. LOL For me if I can find a gun that meets my needs.....I most likely will not try and keep shopping for something better. That is just me. Why buy the next big thing is razors if I am happy with a DE...brush...and shave soap? That is how I think.

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    Hi and welcome from snowy AZ.....GO HOKIES !!!!!....JJ

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    Welcome to the site!
    "Placement is power" -- seen in an article by Stephen A. Camp
    (RIP, Mr. Camp; you will be remembered, and missed)

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    Hello fellow Virginian!

    What part you from?

    I am in NoVa and practice at Sharpshooters in Lorton and NRA range in Fairfax.
    I shoot a Cz75 in IDPA competition, carry a Kahr PM9 and Cz 2075 RAMI.

    CC

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    Hello from Raleigh.

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    Weee

    I am in Virginia Beach, VA. I have been here from 1984.

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    I come down to Hampton Roads area often.
    Me and girlfriend like to do a beach weekend regularly...even in winter.
    I also like to shoot at the Norfolk County Rifle Range on IDPA days. They are in Chesapeake.
    I personally don't like the AP Arms/Lynnhaven Range....you have to wait 4 seconds between trigger pulls.....REALLLY?
    But definitely The-Armory is THE place for ammo and maybe guns as well.

    Welcome....maybe see you at the range sometime.

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    Welcome from the Texas Gulf Coast.

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    Born and raised in Tidewater/Va. Beach and now in AZ......GO HOKIES.....JJ

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    Welcome and greetings from northeast Tennessee.

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    Welcome From close to Lynchburg VA! good to see you are making the right choice to get into firearms! Be safe! oh and one handgun is like owning a female cat or rabbit LOL you get the point!

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    Welcome s1mp13m4n..

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    Thank you everyone for the welcome. I am trying to learn as I go, heck gotta start somewhere.

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