Hello from Central PA

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by richr, Feb 29, 2016.

  1. richr

    richr Member

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    Been a Glock 22 shooter for about 10 years. I compete in a pistol club once a month when I'm not leading Boy Scouts or Coaching U11 lacrosse. Our club does some 3 gun shoots in which I've borrowed others' AR15s. Having shot the ARs enough to know that it is not the rifle for me, I've gone ahead and ordered a Mini 14 model 5846 from a local dealer. Should get it this week or next. It will be my first semi-auto rifle. I plan to add a vertical foregrip/bipod, sling and some kind of optic (still researching). After my wife settles down from this purchase, I'll probably convert my Remington 870 to tactical to complete my 3-gun setup.
     
  2. phideaux

    phideaux Well-Known Member Lifetime Supporter

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    Welcome to RugerTalk,

    Thanks for joining,



    Enjoy the forum.



    Jim
     

  3. SavageGuy

    SavageGuy Active Member

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    Welcome to a truly great forum! Have fun with it!
     
  4. buster40c

    buster40c Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to the forum from Texas. Sounds like you have quite a bit of gun experience to talk about.
     
  5. richr

    richr Member

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    Mostly pistol, and hunting with various rifles and shotguns in my youth. But this will be the first auto-loading rifle I've every owned.
     
  6. SHOOTER13

    SHOOTER13 RETIRED MODERATOR Lifetime Supporter

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    Welcome to the R/T !!

    ....from SE Pennsylvania.
     
  7. VThillman

    VThillman Active Member

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    Welcome richr. Looks like you have both experience and a plan. Um, you expect your wife to settle down, eh?
     
  8. MagBlackhawk

    MagBlackhawk Patriot

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    Welcome from the Texas coast near Houston.
    AR's are fun to shoot but not my kind of rifle ether. I admire my guns as much or more than I shoot em.
    The Mini 14 or possibly a plain old M1A is more to my liking. Maybe someday.
    But, my 'someday' list is really long so....... :violin:
     
  9. bikeride4fun

    bikeride4fun NRA Benefactor Member

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  10. Oldhand

    Oldhand AKA Rawhidekid! Lifetime Supporter

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    Welcome to the Forum from Tucson, Az, do you do any reloading? Just wondered as you seem to be going through a lot of ammo.:D
     
  11. richr

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    No reloading for me yet, though I may have to start. There's a guy in our club that started a business reloading pretty much all calibers and a lot of guys are buying from him. I'll probably start buying from him, too. Last thing I need right now is another hobby:D