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New (ish) guy checking in

Postby squidsix » 03 Apr 2018 07

Some of the names here are familiar from other forums (S&W and THR). I am new to Rossi levers but not new to levers. Also have a very old Marlin 30-30 and a slightly less old Winchester 94.
21 years active duty Navy working in southern Maine getting ready yo retire.
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Re: New (ish) guy checking in

Postby Ranch Dog » 03 Apr 2018 13

Welcome to the forum and thank you for your service! Retirement is grand!
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Re: New (ish) guy checking in

Postby medezyner » 03 Apr 2018 20

Welcome squidsix. I've got place over in Naples, by Sebago Lake, so you may not be far away. Unless your in the shipyard (kittery/portsmouth). Picked up a 16" M92 in .44 mag for deer in the heavy stuff. It also complements my s&W 29-2 very nicely. Glad to have another New Englander on board. Retirement...what's that?
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Re: New (ish) guy checking in

Postby akuser47 » 08 Apr 2018 17

Welcome, and thank you sir for your service.
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Re: New (ish) guy checking in

Postby zippy » 20 Apr 2018 11

Howdy from South Carolina, and welcome to the forum.

Your 21 year retirement numbers make me feel old. Seems like just the other day (1986) I was a civie at Gibbs & Cox NY, working on the design of the DDG-51. Then transferred to BIW, Bath ME for the construction of the Burke-class lead ship.

Hard to believe someone had time to join and retire since then. Ouch. Sure do miss the fresh and cheap lobsters. I think they were about $2.25 a pound right out of the fisherman's pickup!! Had them at least 3X per week.
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