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cmarjeep 09-22-2008 05:43 AM

Bought my first gun today...
 
I just turned 18 earlier this month so I bought myself a birthday present today. I got a Ruger 10/22 with synthetic stock and stainless barrel. I get to pick it up in 10 days (I hate CA laws:mad:). I need to join the NRA now though. :D I think I am already hooked though. After this gun I'm probably going to pick up a shotty. Just what I need is another addictive hobby. My Jeep already drains my wallet now I'm starting with the guns. :rolleyes:

opaww 09-22-2008 06:12 AM

Comgratzzzz on the Ruger 10/22 it is a good choice.

Musket 09-23-2008 12:24 AM

Congratulations! :D

Just as a suggestion, you may want to look up your local gun club and try some trap and skeet. As a warning though---they can be very addictive. ;)

At our club, we have a group of kids from the local college who have a shooting team, and they compete. Nice group of guys--and darn good shots too. ha.

Anyway, I kill clay, although I am not ready for the big leagues anytime soon. I just wear the shooting vest to look cool.... :cool:

SGT-MILLER 09-23-2008 12:37 AM

Welcome to the addictive world of firearms.

Good choice for your first purchase.

:)

hillbilly68 09-23-2008 01:50 AM

Congrats on the purchase! Welcome to the community, a good start to responsible ownership. Enjoy it and good luck.

phins122331 09-23-2008 03:28 AM

congrats on your purchace with gun ownership comes great responsibility
be careful and have fun . phins

bgeddes 09-23-2008 04:31 AM

Seems a lot of us Jeepers end up talking about this hobby too!!

Are ya on over at JF, a Moderator here is over there, Matt G.

BigO01 09-23-2008 05:31 AM

Welcome to responsible gun ownership !

Nice choice for a first , same as mine many many years ago except mine was blued .

Top her with a scope and she makes a heck of a squirrel rifle .

gregs887 09-23-2008 05:56 AM

Welcome! There are a lot of us from jeepforum over here. What part of CA you from?

CARNUT1100 09-23-2008 06:49 AM

Congrats dude!
You think CA laws suck, I can't own a 10/22 'cause it is an auto......


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