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philmo11

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Hello. Not a big collector here but not a small one either. If it goes bang, I’ll give it a try. Recently sent 90% of my polymer handguns to auction (although I’ve kept a few for the wife and boys) to make some room to expand out my steel frame handgun collection. Those include mostly revolvers, 1911s, and more recently a few Tanfoglio CZ clones. Also collect Henry rifles. Probably got couple dozen ARs and shotguns of many flavors, bullpup, O/U, SxS, pump, AR12, etc. A few bolt guns. What can I say.. I enjoy guns and I have a family of shooters.
 

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Welcome from Western Carolina. :)
Sounds like you will fit right in with us.
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Hello. Not a big collector here but not a small one either. If it goes bang, I’ll give it a try. Recently sent 90% of my polymer handguns to auction (although I’ve kept a few for the wife and boys) to make some room to expand out my steel frame handgun collection. Those include mostly revolvers, 1911s, and more recently a few Tanfoglio CZ clones. Also collect Henry rifles. Probably got couple dozen ARs and shotguns of many flavors, bullpup, O/U, SxS, pump, AR12, etc. A few bolt guns. What can I say.. I enjoy guns and I have a family of shooters.
Welcome from West Michigan. Great to have you, and you will fit right in!
 

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Hello. Not a big collector here but not a small one either. If it goes bang, I’ll give it a try. Recently sent 90% of my polymer handguns to auction (although I’ve kept a few for the wife and boys) to make some room to expand out my steel frame handgun collection. Those include mostly revolvers, 1911s, and more recently a few Tanfoglio CZ clones. Also collect Henry rifles. Probably got couple dozen ARs and shotguns of many flavors, bullpup, O/U, SxS, pump, AR12, etc. A few bolt guns. What can I say.. I enjoy guns and I have a family of shooters.
Welcome from Northern Indiana enjoy the conversation.
 

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Welcome! I’m also from the communist state of Illinois!
Every time our state congress is in session or our governor is about to speak I am as nervous as if a 2 year old has possession of a hammer!
I recently recommended to a couple of the gun clubs that I belong to that we should have a “take a Democrat shooting day” because, unfortunately, all they know is the “bad” side of firearm ownership from the main stream news. Most never get to see the good side such as responsibility, competition, comradeship and fun that goes along with firearm ownership.
 

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Welcome! I’m also from the communist state of Illinois!
Every time our state congress is in session or our governor is about to speak I am as nervous as if a 2 year old has possession of a hammer!
I recently recommended to a couple of the gun clubs that I belong to that we should have a “take a Democrat shooting day” because, unfortunately, all they know is the “bad” side of firearm ownership from the main stream news. Most never get to see the good side such as responsibility, competition, comradeship and fun that goes along with firearm owners
 

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I like the idea of taking someone new shooting. Who knows it may change someone's mind, and gain us another supporter.
 

philmo11

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Well, I posted a collection thread 3 days ago and I’m guessing since it has never been “Approved” because I’ve never seen it show up.
 

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Well, the other post went up late Sunday and is still “awaiting approval” so here are some pics of the collection.

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One of these Kimber Raptors is new since the above pic was taken.
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These two Springfields are coming home from the auction next week because they didn’t raise enough. Also not in the group pic.
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Above:

3 Springfield Loadeds in 45

3 Springfield Garrisons, one in 45, Two in 9mm

4 MetroArms American Classic II’s, two in 45, one in 10mm and one in 9mm

2 Kimber Stainless II’s, one in in 45, one in 10mm

3 Kimber Stainless Raptor II’s, one in 45, one in 10mm, one in 9mm

2 Kimber Rapides in 9mm, one Black Ice, the other the Dawn.

1 Colt Competition 70 Series in 45

1 Dan Wesson Pointman Seven in 45
 

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Above:

3 Springfield Loadeds in 45

3 Springfield Garrisons, one in 45, Two in 9mm

4 MetroArms American Classic II’s, two in 45, one in 10mm and one in 9mm

2 Kimber Stainless II’s, one in in 45, one in 10mm

3 Kimber Stainless Raptor II’s, one in 45, one in 10mm, one in 9mm

2 Kimber Rapides in 9mm, one Black Ice, the other the Dawn.

1 Colt Competition 70 Series in 45

1 Dan Wesson Pointman Seven in 45
Holy mackerel!
 

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