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Greetings from Molalla, OR

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by panderson01, Nov 17, 2008.

  1. panderson01

    panderson01 Molalla, Oregon New Member

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    Just a bit about myself:

    I was born and raised in So Cal and escaped to Oregon 2 years ago. Quit my job of 20 years, sold the house and took off, never looking back.

    First thing I did was to sell my Kel-Tec Su16 and bought a real AR-15:D.

    After that, I got my CHL for Oregon. Belive it or not, I had one in So Cal also.

    I then completed my Off List Lower (it's a California thing) into a real AR, now I have 2 :D

    In So Cal I have had somewhat intensive training from Firearms Training Associates under the study of Bill Murphy. I do miss that about So Cal :(

    Back in the mid or late 90's I was working, via email with Dan Abbott at Oregon Firearms Academy, boy, I just check out his website and he has lost a lot of weight, way to go Dan! I was sending him info on how adjoining state residents can get Oregon CHL's.

    Currently I'm just enjoying the fishing opportunities here in Northwest Oregeon in learning the local rivers.

    I also moved up here to be closer to my mother & father, since none of us are getting any younger, I wanted to make sure that I spent quality time with them before all was said and done.

    OK, time to wake up, I'm done!

    Paul
     
  2. snew

    snew Hillsboro, OR Active Member

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    Good to have you here Paul. Enjoy mom and dadwhile you can. Catch some fish and shoot machine guns. What's not to like? :D
     
  3. PhysicsGuy

    PhysicsGuy Corvallis, OR Resident Science Nut

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    Welcome to NWFA!
     
  4. ch139

    ch139 teh gehtoe Active Member

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    Welcome from Salem.
     
  5. Joe Link

    Joe Link Portland, OR Well-Known Member Staff Member Lifetime Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Sounds like you're going to be a great fit here! Welcome ;)
     
  6. LiveFree7

    LiveFree7 Canby Member

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    Welcome.. . . . from another California refugee:thumbup:
     
  7. wakejoe

    wakejoe Beaverton, OR Well-Known Member

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    "No you don't, have... to live like a refugee..."
     
  8. panderson01

    panderson01 Molalla, Oregon New Member

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    Hey, that sounds like your quote would make good lyrics for a song?????????? No, it would never work ;)
     
  9. tac

    tac UK, Oregon and Ontario. Well-Known Member

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  10. BUZO71

    BUZO71 Emerald Valley, Oregon New Member

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    Welcome
     
  11. panderson01

    panderson01 Molalla, Oregon New Member

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    Hey Tac,

    If you are talking about the mini trains that you can take the kids on outside of town, yes! I have taken the grand kids there a few times:)

    If not, I don't know what you are referring to.:huh:

    Paul
     
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    tac UK, Oregon and Ontario. Well-Known Member

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  13. ZeroRing

    ZeroRing 26th District, WA Active Member

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    The ONLY kind of California refugees allowed "north of the state line" are ones that do NOT want to bring their California attitude with them!!

    Unless of course you've married one... :wow: :rofl1:
     
  14. LiveFree7

    LiveFree7 Canby Member

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    Didn't bring an attitude. . . .and married an Oregon native. . . :thumbup::peace::wow: