Hello - 1911Forum
Advertise Here
Forum   Reviews   Rules   Legal   Site Supporters & Donations   Advertise

Go Back   1911Forum > >


Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-13-2012, 01:56 PM
locsmb locsmb is offline
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 1,010


I am glad to have found a forum where I can learn more about pistols particularly the 1911. While I am a newbie to the forum I am not entirely new to firearms.

I got my start early as I would admire the various weapons my father would acquire and own. While he has disposed of all his weapons years ago, I still have an old colt 22 magnum trail gun he bought sometime back in the late 1960s.

I really started off my interest with competing in collegiate precision air rifle competitions and eventually learned to fire a 1911 under the guidance of my shooting coach.

After I started working, I bought a couple of 9mm semi-auto pistols partly because at the time civilians were not permitted to own a .45 caliber firearm. After a long break from shooting, I took it up again (thankfully gun laws in my country have changed and a civilian can now even own full auto 5.56 or 7.62 caliber rifles). So just two weeks ago, I purchased myself my first 1911 pistol. In taking up the hobby anew, I started brushing up and reading and turned to this forum for more information. This helps me pass the time as I await the issuance of my carry permits so I can go to the range and break-in my pistol.

Anyway, I'm glad to learn more as I intend to resume shooting more actively again and even acquire a few more 1911s real soon to add to my collection.
Reply With Quote
Old 04-13-2012, 02:06 PM
gamma72 gamma72 is offline
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: North of Seattle, WA
Posts: 580
Welcome Kuya!
HMC (AW/SW) USN Retired

Bushmaster ORC in 5.56, DPMS Panther Bull 20 in .223, Citadel 1911FS in 45ACP, Rock Island Armory 1911FS in 9mm, M&P FS in 9mm, S&W 22A in 22LR
Reply With Quote
Old 04-13-2012, 08:05 PM
tekarra tekarra is offline
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 1,588
Hello locsmb and welcome to the forum.
Reply With Quote
Old 04-13-2012, 08:25 PM
taskotzke taskotzke is offline
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Venice FL.
Age: 57
Posts: 261
Welcome aboard my friend.
Reply With Quote
Old 04-13-2012, 08:39 PM
Old Grumpy Old Grumpy is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Central Illinois
Posts: 4,208
This is a perfect place to learn about the 1911. All you have to do is ask.


Molon labe!

"People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf." George Orwell
Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:18 AM.

NOTICE TO USERS OF THIS SITE: By continuing to use this site, you certify that you have read and agree to abide by the Legal Terms of Use. All information, data, text or other materials ("Content") posted to this site by any users are the sole responsibility of those users. 1911Forum does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity, or quality of such Content.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimisation provided by DragonByte SEO (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright 2015 1911Forum.com, LLC. All Rights Reserved