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Old 04-22-2010, 12:13 AM   #11
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I started with a BB gun at age 7 and graduated to a 22 at 10, buy the time I hit 12 I had a 20 gauge and a 12 gauge at 15. I spent most of my summers shooting squirrels and anything else I could with my 22 if I wasn’t fishing. As a freshman at my high school military academy I joined the rifle and pistol club and made the rifle team and competed in NRA bull’s-eye competition. I spent the next 35 years doing anything I could with guns. I was on the 1975 Military Airlift Command Security Police rifle/pistol team and attended the 1975world shoot. Started IPSC in 1984 and shot for 4 years before being hired by Customs. I still have a love for guns.

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A 4am rap at my daughter's bedroom window....

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My Dad and grandfather bought me my first gun on my 4th birthday, it was a BB gun and then they gave me my first .22 lr at the same time but I could not shoot that unless one of them was with me. But the BB gun I could shoot all I wanted and everything was fair game

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The birth of my daughter did it for me. I want to be able to protect her from the worst evil in the world.
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Dad passed away when I was two, so no real role model influence. I was at a YMCA summer camp that had a 22 range when I was 10 or 11. At 15 mom was given a couple of 22 rifles. (the pep boys 22 I still have) Then at 21 a friend and I got 9 mm handguns to shoot with our 22s. Out of the sport and much of life for about 25 years. Then Obama. Been buying and very active since.

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The birth of my daughter did it for me. I want to be able to protect her from the worst evil in the world.
You can do that by voting for the R candidate in 2012....
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When I was like 11 or so I started to go to the range with my dad... and it was the funniest experience ever... then I started to go out and hunt rabbits with some friends so I became more interested...
Because I studied in a school 2 blocks away from the local army base, most of my classmates were sons and daughters of military... so used I shoot a lot during those days... FAL, MP5, UZI, Browning HP, Valtro shotguns, Sig P226, AR, AK, M1 carbine, FN49 and much more...
when I could afford my first own gun (Bersa Thunder 380) I was in love with guns already...

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My dad and his guns. It always facinated me. When he took me for the first time to the shooting range I absolutly LOVED it. Been hooked since.

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My dad is a cop, so my sister and I grew up shooting. He once heard her open her window to let some cool air in at around 1am, he scared the hell out of her when he kicked the door in 2 seconds later, gun drawn and hollering orders at the window. Better safe than sorry, but the door wouldn't have agreed.
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