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just for fun--Our Moms with Firearms

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by atypicalparkie, Nov 8, 2010.

  1. atypicalparkie

    atypicalparkie sowfeast poetland, ohraygun Member

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    Though this would be a bit of fun; post your Mom, the Mom to your kids, or you yourself if you're a Mom with their/your firearm of choice. My Mom just beat lymphoma, the chemo took her hair so she's wearing this awesome fluorescent orange wig and a 'GLEE' t-shirt :laugh: She was a church choir director for about 40 years, and this was the first firearm she's held since childhood. Of course, regardless of who the person in the photos is, weapon was cleared and made safe before taking these pics. Here she is with my GSG 1911 in .22:
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    ...and here's an action pose...
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    YAY MOMS!
    Who's up next?!
     
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  2. salmonriverjohn

    salmonriverjohn N.W Oregon coast, Gods country Well-Known Member

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    WAY TO GO MOM!!! It's great to see her smile after hearing what she just went through,, what a trooper.
     
  3. Bad Droid

    Bad Droid Hillsbarrio Member

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    Thats cool, I wish I could post a mom pic but my mom drank the koolaid after the divorce, she believes people like us run around and kill others on a whim.
     
  4. deadeye

    deadeye Albany,OR. Moderator Staff Member

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    My mom died back in 98, but I still have 'her' guns.
     
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    djgaloot Oregon City Member

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  6. atypicalparkie

    atypicalparkie sowfeast poetland, ohraygun Member

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    Ain't life funny?! My Mom grew up around guns all the time, but while I was growin up she was not into the idea of her boys having 'em. But then my older brother grew up to be the best shot in his USAF flight... and heck I didn't get the bug til a few years back in my mid-30's. And we're still a family that's been known to sip a little koolaid of various flavors :laugh: but Mom would rather have all us various types here packin' than BGs! She was flat out giddy to pose for the pics, good fun.
     
  7. atypicalparkie

    atypicalparkie sowfeast poetland, ohraygun Member

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    That's awesome dj! My Uncle shoots on his farm up by Arlington & I definitely am gonna scheme with him to get Mom shooting next time she's around these parts... and I bet she'll be a better shot than me (not hard to do :D )
     
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    Silver Fox Puyallup, WA Well-Known Member

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  9. gehrheart

    gehrheart fidalgo island Well-Known Member

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    Don't have any pics with my mom and her guns.
    She is awesome with a 870 from the shoulder or hip.
    loves her .38 snub

    has an ivory griped old school Colt 1911.
    has a huge 7pt elk rack she got with a pre '64 30-06

    **** the first time I shot a gun was hers and her teaching me.

    Love my mom, great shot.


    my mom does wear combat boots.
     
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  10. gehrheart

    gehrheart fidalgo island Well-Known Member

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    And parky, congrats to your mom.
     
  11. atypicalparkie

    atypicalparkie sowfeast poetland, ohraygun Member

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    HAH! Thanks SF for that & Gerhart, big :thumbup: to your Mom & I really appreciate your congrats-- Mom will too!

    Dang, this board with all y'all rules. It's nice to have a laugh, share good news & be able to share my gratitude for all the good wishes on her behalf.