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  1. #1431
    As long as you can speak and write English that is fine with me.

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  3. #1432
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Gray Court, SC
    Posts
    2,934
    Welcome to the community everyone!
    USAF Retired, CATM, SC CWP, NH NR CWP, NRA Benefactor
    To preserve liberty, it is essential that the whole body of people always possess arms, and be taught alike, especially when young, how to use them... -- Richard Henry Lee, 1787

  4. Hi Folks-
    Thanks to all for the warm welcome. I come from New Hampshire and I am a NRA instructor in pistolL,rifle and shotgun. I am also a Massachsusetts Basc Firearms Instuctor. I am currently licensed to carry in NH,ME,MA,CT,PA,VA,FL,and UT.
    I look forward to partipating in USACARRY.

    Steve

  5. #1434
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    Kennedale, TX
    Posts
    13
    Hi, everyone. I've been reading various threads for a while, and finally decided to join up. I'm a long time NRA member and relatively new CHL holder from Kennedale, TX (southeast of Fort Worth). Been carrying daily since I got it.

    Looking forward to participating in some very interesting discussions.
    Si vis pacem, para bellum.

  6. Hello

    Evening, folks. Just found & signed up this PM. Cruised a few threads & liked what I saw. Looking forward to learning & sharing. Later.
    Never start a fight with an old man. If he's too old to fight he'll probably just shoot you.

  7. #1436
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Location
    Morgan, Utah
    Posts
    8

    Larry - DA vs SA vs Revolver

    Hi Larry. Confusing huh!?! Lot's of good info here. I myself have been carrying concealed for almost 15 years. I had a CCW in California when I lived there for two cycles, and have just renewed mine here in Utah the third time - 10 years - and I carry most every day. The thing that contiually tosses over in my mind is will it be enough to bring down / stop the attack? I have carried mostly revolvers - concealed, but occasionally I have carried pistols. Most common shells I find on the ground when shooting is 9mm. A guy wants to be able to continue when out of ammo if it comes to that. A guy wants to stop the attack! Myself - I feel a 9mm isn't enough to stop the attack - what with the crazed incoherence of druggies out there. Their brain is slow to realize their body parts are being loaded up with lead! There are many articles I have read in police articles which state "the guy just kept coming"!
    I just purchased a 10mm and from the balistics I have studied up on, it is easily loaded up to a .357 mag, or even a .41 mag. This is well more than even a .45 auto, and may have enough stopping power without being too much to handle. Mine holds at least 12 - some of the books say it holds 15, and if so, it is a lot of rounds to make sure the attack stops!
    I know I am opening up another can of worms, the downside to 10mm is there isn't many around so one would need to have enough ammo for the situation, and some think it is a little heavy on recoil. I hope to test it out this weekend! I will let you all know how it goes.

    Thoughts anyone?
    Milto

  8. #1437
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    Upstate NY
    Posts
    51
    Hi to all. New to the forum and though I'd start here.

  9. #1438
    Hello from Montana here.
    Jesus never told Peter to not carry a sword He only told him not to live by it

  10. Hi from Roundup City

    Hi from the roundup city...Pendleton OR... Took my approved courses this week and applied for my Utah and Oregon permits....for the moment my CCW will be a xd9 sub compact in a highnoon holster....

    thanks for having me...........

    Dan

  11. #1440
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    eastern north carolina
    Posts
    1

    drbob

    Just wanted to say "hello."

    Took my conceal/carry live fire this AM and passed with all shots from my CZ M82 in either the 9 or X rings. Not bad for an almost 70 year old yankee now a resident of the great state of North Carolina.

    My only problem with the permit here in the tar heel state is that the ID does not have a picture of the person who is the true permit holder.

    After 9/11 I would have thought that any such permit would require a photo ID. I know $'s are tight but this seems like a "no brainer."

    Any thoughts on this subject out there?

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