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Old 07-16-2017, 11:52 PM
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Hi everyone,

I am 54 yrs old and just bought my first ever gun a couple of months ago. Several weeks ago I bought my 2nd.

My first purchase is my 627 revolver pro series with a thousand rounds so far. I have always wanted a revolver but in the plan was going to be a semi as well. Second purchase is my Shield 9mm with 250 rounds so far.

I am a professional martial arts instructor who has been practicing 39 years and teaching 33 years. It is what I do for a living so you would think that the idea of self defense with a gun would have entered into my life earlier but it just never happened. I did not grow up with guns at all so this has been very enjoyable and I look forward to learning more and polishing skills.

In the past I have participated in a few forums mostly car and motorcycle communities. This is my first ever gun forum and I choose this one because most of my Google searches on gun related topics kept showing this forum as one of the sources for the answer.

Thanks for taking me in.
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Old 07-17-2017, 12:35 AM
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Old 07-17-2017, 01:03 AM
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Old 07-17-2017, 02:27 AM
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Old 07-17-2017, 05:53 AM
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Old 07-17-2017, 06:52 AM
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Old 07-17-2017, 07:22 AM
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Old 07-17-2017, 08:03 AM
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It's a nebulous gun forum where cars and motorcycles (etc. etc.) make appearances too.
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