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Firearms Forum: The Club House 08-16-2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,117
Posted By taihawk
Ruger .22 drawing

I'll be here at work during the live drawing, and often times, my work computer doesn't allow access to non-approved sites, especially when its any kind of "live" chat or video.

Where will this be...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 08-01-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,851
Posted By taihawk
Thank you all for the input....all of it is...

Thank you all for the input....all of it is greatly appreciated. LOVE that target with 'trouble shooting' zones on it above, and it makes sense. Thinking about it, you may be right on the...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 08-01-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,851
Posted By taihawk
Okay, you were right.....

....I am frickin hooked!!!!

Finally got my first handgun last Thursday. Went out both Saturday and Sunday, probably knocked out at least 200 rounds. My buddy is going to take me back out to the...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 07-18-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 795
Posted By taihawk
Getting my first handgun tomorrow!

Haven't been on here much as I've been waiting to get everything in order for my first gun purchase.

Tomorrow night I'll be the owner of a Ruger .22 slabside. Got in to work this morning and one...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 07-18-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 843
Views: 53,426
Posted By taihawk
I liked on Facebook. Good luck to all

I liked on Facebook. Good luck to all
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 07-01-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,856
Posted By taihawk
Revolver vs. Semi-auto

What are the pros/cons of getting a revolver vs. a semiauto, magazine (clip) fed handgun? Before I started looking at all this stuff, I assumed that revolvers were really a "thing of the past", but...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 06-30-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By taihawk
Okay, help me start thinking ahead...

....I've already introduced myself on here, but I AM NEW, so for those on here who haven't heard from me yet, a little background. Never owned a handgun before, never shot one a couple days ago, and...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 06-28-2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,307
Posted By taihawk
Absolutely no offense at all! Love the respect...

Absolutely no offense at all! Love the respect everybody shows each other on this board...

....but to respond to your suggestion, my buddy is a qualified instructor and is the guy who teaches the...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 06-28-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,172
Posted By taihawk
This is probably a dumb question.....but..... ...

This is probably a dumb question.....but.....

What is the difference between a competition gun and one for self defense? Showing my true novice colors here.....what specifically do you look for...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 06-28-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,307
Posted By taihawk
Gonna get a .22 Ruger Slab Side (Believe its a...

Gonna get a .22 Ruger Slab Side (Believe its a Mark III, but such a rookie better not quote me on that). He had one of his own and let me shoot it last night, and liked the feel of it.

As for...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 06-28-2011, 02:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,307
Posted By taihawk
Very right-hand, right-eye dominant. However,...

Very right-hand, right-eye dominant. However, about 20 years ago was in an accident and my right eye lens found the working end of a barbed wire fence. Since then, can see light, colors, etc. but...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 06-28-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,307
Posted By taihawk
Shot my first handgun last night

My buddy from work took me to the local gun club to let me try my hand at shooting. Started out on the indoor range. Out of about 20 rounds, only got 3 in the black, but hit the target at least...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 06-22-2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 781
Posted By taihawk
General "Shopping" advice requested

Folks, as I mentioned in another thread, I'm looking to buy my first handgun (first gun of any kind actually), and plan on building on that foundation as the not so distant future approaches. I have...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 06-21-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,030
Posted By taihawk
To carry or not to carry? Asking advice

Hey all, first time in this particular forum, just joined here yesterday. Love the honesty, respect and guidance everybody seems to show on here so far. Hope you will forgive me for asking on here...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 06-21-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 927
Posted By taihawk
Already planning on that one fellas! I really do...

Already planning on that one fellas! I really do appreciate all of the input and advice guys, not a word is being taken lightly.

Applied for my permit today. They said I could stop back in and...
Firearms Forum: Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion 06-20-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,771
Posted By taihawk
Was thinking more along the lines of a "black...

Was thinking more along the lines of a "black gun" style. Where is a good place to learn the basics of rimfire vs center fire? Really a rookie here
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 06-20-2011, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,743
Posted By taihawk
1) Have not begun practicing and working on my...

1) Have not begun practicing and working on my skill sets yet. Just basically starting to think about this stuff....maybe I'm putting the cart before the horse on this. Just looking for things to...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 06-20-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,743
Posted By taihawk
Blind in one eye

I havent' shot for over 20 years as I had just started hunting when an unrelated accident caused me to lose my lens in my dominant eye. Tried hunting one time after that and couldn't come close, so...
Firearms Forum: Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion 06-20-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,771
Posted By taihawk
Beginner Semi-Auto

Just from being on the board a few hours really, and kinda looking months in advance before I invest in a semi-auto rifle (looking to start with a handgun first), but also eventually want a rifle...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 06-20-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 927
Posted By taihawk
My buddy is going to let me practice first with...

My buddy is going to let me practice first with his .22 Ruger Slabside, he says that it has many advantages, and is just good enough to do "okay" with in a pistol league if that is something I intend...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 06-20-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 927
Posted By taihawk
Thanks for the input, that thread was exactly...

Thanks for the input, that thread was exactly what I was looking for. And yes, will swing by the intro page and tell a bit about myself. Thank you all for the kind welcome
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 06-20-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 927
Posted By taihawk
Rookie Questions about handguns

Not a gun owner yet, but plan on being so. Recently moved to a new town, and don't have much for hobbies. One of the guys I work with runs the local gunclub and took me out to show it to me the...
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