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Old 08-31-2014, 03:20 AM   #1
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I just joined the Forum and so far have been impressed with the comments. My special interest is cap and ball revolvers and their conversions. I own three so far, all replicas, but great shooters: Colt 1851 Navy, !858 Remmy, and a .36 cal Gunnison and Griswold.

I am retired now but taught for many years. I also had the honor and privilege to serve for 24 years (active and reserve) in the Army. Among my family, golf, and model railroading, I try to get to the range once a week. In many ways, retirement is like a second childhood, except now you have have money and are legal (and you get in to matinees for the kid's price!)

I look forward to reading the Forum.

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Old 08-31-2014, 03:28 AM   #2
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Welcome to the forum Alan from colorado!
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Welcome from TX ................. I love and shoot a lot black powder in my life , so if I can help you just ask .
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Alan ... Welcome from SW Ohio ... Glad to have you aboard!
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Another welcome from Texas. I think you will find this a good group and I hope we will see a lot of you.
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Old 08-31-2014, 08:30 AM   #9
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Another traditional ML shooter is welcome fur shore!!!
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Old 08-31-2014, 09:07 AM   #10
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Welcome to the forum, Alan. Glad to have you with us.
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Old 08-31-2014, 05:07 PM   #12
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welcome from Tennessee, I got a short smoke pole myself, never have shot it. Purty thing tho, maybe some day I'll get around to trying it out.
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Old 08-31-2014, 05:28 PM   #13
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Thank you

Thank you all for your kind welcome. I look forward to participating in such a friendly group!

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Welcome from middle TN! Thank you for your service and I'm sure we all look forward to discussing black powder with you further.
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