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    Where ya at?

    Garner. 6 miles down Benson road from highway 70.

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    update: Bullet Hole: they got into trouble? FFL
    "Fire Power" I think? one of the others have taken over the old place near Monroe. They are planning on TWO locations.
    They have/and are; adding lanes at the Mathews location.
    For those not aware 'Charlotte Pistol and Rifle' has been around Charlotte for a long time and going strong; Down near Waxhaw. One of them semi-private deals.

    By the Way: Thanks for the welcome:
    Now when the dickins we are getting together to Party.

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    I think we need to meet somewhere in the middle.

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    Loaded

    SuckLead: Ma'am: Sounds like fun. Let us all get something going; have a gathering of like minded folks:

    Put aside all silliness, put aside political motivators, put aside ignorance, put aside insecurities, and get to together for fun; with good fellowship.

    Ma'am; 'meet in the middle" I'll come to you.
    Could get melodramatic, and say something about life being to short to worry about crossing the river, but I'll refrain.

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    Cherry Point Nc, Havelock. TEXAS ORIGINATION.

    AMERICAN BORN, TEXAS RAISED, MEXICAN PROUD.

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    Hey Rudy, nice to have you! I haven't been to your neck of the woods in a long time.

    Hope you enjoy the forum!

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    hey thanks, yeah its a nice place to live but its a total different change from Texas.

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    I hear ya. I'm originally from NJ, so I had a massive amount of culture shock. LOL!

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    Hey all, I thought I posted here already, ummmm !!! must be my age. I'm in Goldsboro NC, retired from SJAFB in '01. I normally shot at the range by the base.

    http://encgc.com/ right here

    http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?ie=UT...5,0.11673&z=13


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    Asheville here.. cool forum.. learning a lot.. Hope to get to the next gunshow here, don't know when.. I guess some time early '08.

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    welcome

    babs: Sir; welcome from the Clt. portion of HGF.
    I have enjoyed following along with some of your thinking.
    Keep at it.
    The Carolina folks are now taking up 3 PAGES

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    Thanks.. I'd bet there's some On-Target customers in here in my area..

    If so I was the newbie with the Auburn sweat shirt drooling over XD's and Kimbers and holding pistols like it was a rattle-snake. hehehe

    Had my hands on a used 5" XD .45acp for $460+tax in pristine condition w/ all box, holsters, paperwork.. Gotta hole burning in my pocket but no cash in there.

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    newbie

    Another new member.
    Just moved to Pittsboro from Apex.
    Grew up North of Detroit.

    PM me if you have a recommendation for CCW Class instructor - that's my New Year's Resolution - to finally get my permit.

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    welcome

    Dynamik1 Sir; can't help; but can sure welcome

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dynamik1 View Post
    Another new member.
    Just moved to Pittsboro from Apex.
    Grew up North of Detroit.

    PM me if you have a recommendation for CCW Class instructor - that's my New Year's Resolution - to finally get my permit.
    Welcome! Afraid the only places I know are in Garner and Creedmor. Good luck, it's a good permit to have!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dynamik1 View Post
    PM me if you have a recommendation for CCW Class instructor - that's my New Year's Resolution - to finally get my permit.
    The guy that teaches the class for Personal Defense & Handgun over on Tryon is really good. Makes an 8 hour class go by pretty quick. I'd also check out the classes offered by the Wake County Firearm and Education Center. It's the range I use and the guys that work there seem top notch. I bet their instruction would be very good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Todd View Post
    The guy that teaches the class for Personal Defense & Handgun over on Tryon is really good.
    I am going to stop by PDHSC tomorrow and register for the February class. I see they also have handgun rentals - might have to check that out for an hour or so too

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dynamik1 View Post
    I am going to stop by PDHSC tomorrow and register for the February class. I see they also have handgun rentals - might have to check that out for an hour or so too
    Maybe I'll run into ya. I be there as well. Gotta get out of the house for a while.

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    L8Models,
    I was there around noon-1pm - got checked out with their safety test and borrowed a Glock .45 to shoot. Am going to try to get into next weekends CCW class, but may have to wait until Feb.

    Missed one question on their safety quiz. The question was True/False: "Leave extra ammo and extra guns on the bench in the back of the room when shooting in your lane". I answered false - my Daddy always taught me not to leave ammo and guns unsecured. Their reasoning was that they dont want each lane to be cluttered so as to have a patron trip and cause injury or AD. I guess I get that, but if I leave a weapon and ammo on the back bench I am going to secure the case.

    My first time there, it was a great experience and I met a couple of real nice guys who were very helpful and answered my Newb questions without making me feel like an idiot (unlike a certain Apex store). Most definitely will patronize them again soon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dynamik1 View Post
    L8Models,
    I was there around noon-1pm - got checked out with their safety test and borrowed a Glock .45 to shoot. Am going to try to get into next weekends CCW class, but may have to wait until Feb.

    Missed one question on their safety quiz. The question was True/False: "Leave extra ammo and extra guns on the bench in the back of the room when shooting in your lane". I answered false - my Daddy always taught me not to leave ammo and guns unsecured. Their reasoning was that they dont want each lane to be cluttered so as to have a patron trip and cause injury or AD. I guess I get that, but if I leave a weapon and ammo on the back bench I am going to secure the case.

    My first time there, it was a great experience and I met a couple of real nice guys who were very helpful and answered my Newb questions without making me feel like an idiot (unlike a certain Apex store). Most definitely will patronize them again soon.
    I didn't make it out there yesterday. The weather was so bad around here I didn't want to deal with that plus the rain. Good luck with your ccw!

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    Wilkes County here

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    the "great" state of Mecklenburg

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    Meck

    bcb2bcb2: Sir; I be your neighbor in the greater state of "Meck" with a 'Bobcats' arena, light rail, no interstate night lights,

    and I didn't vote for any of it. Uh-oh, what do voters know.

    We had a 'George Shinn' now we got us a 'Bob Johnson" with a Michael Jordan
    cannot forget "Panthers"

    big time "Mecklenburg"

    got side tracked; Welcome
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    Quote Originally Posted by neophyte View Post
    bcb2bcb2: Sir; I be your neighbor in the greater state of "Meck" with a 'Bobcats' arena, light rail, no interstate night lights,

    and I didn't vote for any of it. Uh-oh, what do voters know.

    We had a 'George Shinn' now we got us a 'Bob Johnson" with a Michael Jordan
    cannot forget "Panthers"

    big time "Mecklenburg"

    got side tracked; Welcome
    Thx, neophyte... I appreciate it, the schools aren't worth much either, where do you usually shoot??

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    Uwharrie

    bcb2bcb2: Sir; for about the last year we have gone to Uwharrie approx 45min. During the week; generally we have it all to ourselves. Long gun plus shooting. 100yd range.
    We haven't tried it on the weekend. We are always looking for a new spot
    How about yourself, have you a good place?
    follow up when you can

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