1st time firearm owner here.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Studio BK, Feb 22, 2010.

  1. Studio BK

    Studio BK
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    What's goin on guys. I just picked up a Hi-Point 9mm (yeah cheap POS I know) ;) So I'll probably be on here looking for advice, ideas, shooting areas @ Portland, etc. Later! :thumbup:
     
  2. TonsOfOregonBrass

    TonsOfOregonBrass
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    Welcome to NWFA
     
  3. Throckmorton

    Throckmorton
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    Welcome to the neatest little site around !
     
  4. ajf1

    ajf1
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    Welcome aboard
     
  5. Studio BK

    Studio BK
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    Thanks for the welcome everyone!
     
  6. Bello425

    Bello425
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    Welcome.
     
  7. willseeker

    willseeker
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    Welcome to the forum Studio BK. Good to see another NE PDXer.

    Holler out if we can help.


    Will
     
  8. swoop

    swoop
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    Welcome aboard! Don't worry about the High-Point, just learn how to shoot it well and move up when you get $$$.
     
  9. Dyjital

    Dyjital
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    You took the words outta my fingers.

    Welcome too.
     
  10. Benny503

    Benny503
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    Yup i started out with hi-point jenning davis now i have xd, glock, kimber. I had usp 40, 45, sig 220, berreta. We all have to start out at some point. Enjoy the site, there is a lot of info here you can find.
     
  11. Benny503

    Benny503
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    The place to shoot will be closed to you but it very expensive.
     
  12. rusobr2

    rusobr2
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    welcome bk ! we all have to start somewhere--one thing about the hi-point, its good for life-the forum is kinda like a new ride at the fair -get on and enjoy !
    steven
     
  13. Studio BK

    Studio BK
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    Thanks for the warm welcome everyone! Does anyone know anything about the Portland Rifle and Pistol Club on NE Hassalo St.? It seems like a very inexpensive range and it's very close to my house which would be nice. I need to find a range somewhere that I can afford most importantly since I'm unemployed right now. A Place to Shoot seems like a rip off.
     
  14. Joe Link

    Joe Link
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    Welcome! I highly recommend Johnson Creek Gun Club. You can click their banner near the top of the page.
     
  15. Trlsmn

    Trlsmn
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    Welcome and try out Johnson creek gun club for a good place to pratice.
     
  16. phathom

    phathom
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    If you have some time and gas money there are several places you can shoot outdoors, within about 30-45 minutes outside of suburbia, both to the east (by estecada) and the west (off the 26, browns camp areas) if you want to shoot outdoors and not pay range fees.
    Personally, I go shooting about once every week to 2 weeks and have never paid a range fee doing this. Just got to find places that are legal to shoot at and make the trek. I <3 the outdoors too, so it works great for me.

    Also the Hi-Point isn't bad to start out with, a lot better than a lot of other P.O.S. guns that are around that costs the same or more than that. Just learn to shoot good and then shop around for something you really want. Who knows, you might even want to change caliber too. :dunno:
     
  17. quest23blue

    quest23blue
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    Welcome! have lots of fun and spend money! we all love it..............
     
  18. chiefchip

    chiefchip
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    Welcome Aboard:thumbup:
     

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