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Firearms Forum: The Club House 11-17-2010, 03:21 AM
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Posted By Alex2455
Rtc

Hi all, just want to bump this thread with a personal announcement!

I am now officially a Young Marine. Just this past Sunday I graduated Recruit Training Class as a Private First Class, as I...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 10-25-2010, 11:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,357
Posted By Alex2455
Lineage

Thomas Jefferson by blood and Ethan Allen by marriage. (way back)
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 10-06-2010, 02:44 AM
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Views: 6,366
Posted By Alex2455
Sights and Scopes on a Henry Lever Action .22

Hi all

I'm getting my first gun, a Henry lever Action .22 in a little less than a week and I'd like to know, what kind of sights and/or scopes should I be looking at?

This will be for mostly...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 10-04-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,046
Posted By Alex2455
Gunpowder starts growth? Crap.... Hey wait,...

Gunpowder starts growth? Crap....

Hey wait, I'm 14 and supposed to be (said by my doctor) 6'2"! :D
Firearms Forum: The Club House 10-04-2010, 09:01 PM
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Views: 44,511
Posted By Alex2455
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Lets just say I'm in Stratham NH! :D
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 10-04-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,971
Posted By Alex2455
Henry

I think I'm leaning towards the Henry. Just seems much more fun to work the lever instead of just pulling the trigger.

Inexpensive optics and accessories?
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 10-03-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,971
Posted By Alex2455
Ruger 10/22 vs Henry Lever Action or Golden Boy

The title says it all. I'm 14, going to get my first .22 in two weeks and as of yet undecided. Both rifles seem great, but I'd like to know more about the pros and cons of the guns before I buy one....
Firearms Forum: The Club House 10-02-2010, 06:20 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,046
Posted By Alex2455
What do you mean? That was proper grammar and...

What do you mean? That was proper grammar and spelling, that's yours As in when speaking about one's self.

And congrats, we are definitely among the youngest users!
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 10-01-2010, 02:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,493
Posted By Alex2455
Ni Supply

Wow, that looks great! I just learned that its apparently easy (read, possibly illegal?) to reconfigure a 10/22 to automatic! :D

Do you sell 10/22 accessories? I checked out your website but...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 09-30-2010, 02:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,493
Posted By Alex2455
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Thanks StalkingBear, I'll go check that out.





What do you mean? The gun will not be in my name and its legal for me to shoot it.
Firearms Forum: The Club House 09-29-2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,046
Posted By Alex2455
Poll Distribution and Spelling

Ubergopher, thanks for replying and I see what you mean. Maybe if we make this annual to watch the changing demographics that can be in next year's.

And experienced users *cough* yes, old farts*...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 09-29-2010, 09:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,493
Posted By Alex2455
My plan exactly! Then I finally get to see the...

My plan exactly! Then I finally get to see the Bunker you guys all talk about! :D


This will be my first gun too, and I'm 14.

And since I'm 14, I think my eyesight will suffice. Thanks!
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 09-29-2010, 03:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,493
Posted By Alex2455
Great to hear! I've heard so much about...

Great to hear!

I've heard so much about Stalking Bear's trigger group modifications. Can someone tell me exactly what the benefits are? As in would it be worth the 75 or so for my lowly uses...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 09-29-2010, 02:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,046
Posted By Alex2455
Old Demographics

Oh cool, and yeah that will be interesting. In your poll, I was surprised. I thought 50+ would have a lot more people!

So far, my poll seems to register a higher percentage of uhh "experienced"...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 09-29-2010, 12:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,046
Posted By Alex2455
FirearmsTalk Age Poll

Hi all, I was curious as to the average age of users on this website. Feel free to post below and definitely vote!
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 09-28-2010, 10:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,493
Posted By Alex2455
Ammo, and 10/22 worth it?

Thread drift is fine, no worries. Ammo advice is always good.


Now a serious question for all of the Ruger 10/22 owners out there: is the Ruger worth it?

Ive read things that say like It's the...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 09-27-2010, 11:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,493
Posted By Alex2455
extended Mag release

My plans for my Ruger: target shooting/plinking, and hopefully a couple squirrels!!

Sorry, stupid question: Whats an extended mag release?
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 09-27-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,493
Posted By Alex2455
Must Have or Really Cool Ruger 10/22 Customizing

I know the Ruger 10/22 is famous for it's Adaptability and customization but it's hard for a novice like myself to fin the important, cool ways to customize it.

Therefore, on this thread post...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 09-25-2010, 07:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,173
Posted By Alex2455
Young Marine Literacy

Thank you. And I realized this...

Ironically, he outranks me tremendously. I believe he said he was a Sergeant or Staff Sergeant, while I'm still a Recruit.

I guarantee you though, at least in...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 09-25-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,173
Posted By Alex2455
Corpman, scholarships

He may have gotten confused because the Corpman are so close with the Marines. For instance, three of the adult leaders in my unit are Navy Corpman so I have great respect for them.
Firearms Forum: The Club House 09-24-2010, 03:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,173
Posted By Alex2455
Yes, the Sea Cadets count! Though the Sea Cadet...

Yes, the Sea Cadets count! Though the Sea Cadet unit in my area and my Young Marines unit have some good rivalry going!
Firearms Forum: The Club House 09-24-2010, 03:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,173
Posted By Alex2455
Thanks

Ah thanks for correcting that, though becoming a General would be a very long term goal I meant to say the 1.5" officer stripe. One step at a time!

I think I understand what you mean, however I...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 09-24-2010, 02:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,173
Posted By Alex2455
To expand on this, in my unit we also cover:...

To expand on this, in my unit we also cover: volunteering, Close Order Drill, Drug Demand Reduction, and lots and lots of PT!
Firearms Forum: The Club House 09-24-2010, 02:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,173
Posted By Alex2455
Commissioning

So essentially, you think 90% of officers don't deserve respect from their troops because they weren't enlisted first?

Source: (Marine Officer - Commissioning Programs...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 09-24-2010, 02:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,173
Posted By Alex2455
Marine Corp Officers

I think I misunderstand you.

You think, because Marine Corp officers do not go through Parris Island, they are not fellow Marines?

If you research NROTC or the USNA, you will see that becoming...
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