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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by G2145Caliber, Jan 1, 2016.

  1. G2145Caliber

    G2145Caliber Portland New Member

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    new here, but no new to firearms. it runs in the family. my dad taught both my brother and i about guns at an early age. fast forward many years to 1993. less than 8 months out of the U.S. Air Force, i bought my first handgun, which was a S&W 915 at Maury's Gun Rack on 82nd & Woodstock. it was a family affair, the whole family went there when i picked it out and we all went back after the waiting period to pick it up. i currently carry a Ruger LC9S and just had the slide cerakoted to a desert sand.
     
  2. Goosebrown

    Goosebrown Beaverton Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer

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    Nice to have you here. Welcome.
     
  3. etrain16

    etrain16 Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Welcome to the forum, good to have you here!
     
  4. G2145Caliber

    G2145Caliber Portland New Member

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    a friend of mine told me about this site some years ago. he was an active member, who bought and sold here, but he passed away in december of 2012.
     
  5. x2ndxall

    x2ndxall WA Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter 2016 Volunteer

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    Sorry about your friend. Welcome to the forums.
     
  6. G2145Caliber

    G2145Caliber Portland New Member

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    one of the reasons why i am here is to change it up a bit. i am very fond of the AK platform, but i want to get into something lighter, more modern and highly configurable. I'm looking at building my own AR. I have a finished 80%'er and had it cerakoted to an OD green. I'm looking at selling my Arsenal SAM7, ammo, mags and extras to pay for my AR build.
     
  7. Goosebrown

    Goosebrown Beaverton Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer

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    Oh. Sad. You may have come to the wrong place. I don't think anyone here has opinions about ARs.
     
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  8. ron

    ron Vancouver, Washington Silver Supporter Silver Supporter

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    Welcome. I bought several guns from Maury's Gun Rack.
    Brings back memories.
     
  9. Mikej

    Mikej Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Welcome to the site!
    I'm a relative newb to fire arms, 6 years, so pardon the question. I wasn't aware that Oregon had a waiting period for gun buys in the '90s?
     
  10. Goosebrown

    Goosebrown Beaverton Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer

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    The original Brady Bill had a 5 day waiting period for handguns nationally with the provision that it would be replaced by federal NICS checks by 1998 and the waiting period would sunset.
     
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    GOG State of Jefferson Well-Known Member

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    Welcome here. :cool:
     
  12. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Welcome to the site! I hope you enjoy it!
     
  13. DuneHopper

    DuneHopper Douglas County. Well-Known Member

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    :s0042: WELCOME GREAT GROUP, LOTS OF INFO.
     
  14. G2145Caliber

    G2145Caliber Portland New Member

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    His name was Eric Lillie, if i remember correctly, his email was nightbase53@yahoo.
    I can't remember his username here. he was a certified glock armorer at one time also.
     
  15. G2145Caliber

    G2145Caliber Portland New Member

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    i posted my AK in the classifieds, but not one response. is threading bumping allowed, as to get it back to the top, and if so how often?
     
  16. No_Regerts

    No_Regerts United States Well-Known Member

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    There is a time requirement. Those Arsenal SAM7s are sweet. All milled, right?
     
  17. G2145Caliber

    G2145Caliber Portland New Member

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    milled, yes.
     
  18. fredball

    fredball Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    Welcome Aboard:s0101:
     
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    shotsfired Ridgefield Active Member

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    Glad you found the site :s0014:
     
  20. G2145Caliber

    G2145Caliber Portland New Member

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    already sold an AK to a forum member here and built my first AR