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Old 07-08-2017, 05:54 PM   #1
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Hello from Southern Middle Tennessee

I've been an active hand gunner for 50+ years and have shot both revolvers and pistols in various forms of competition, IDPA, USPSA, SASS CAS & SASS Wild Bunch.

I'm a retired Journeyman Machinist, Tool & Die Maker, CAD/CAM Operator, CNC Programmer/Operator.

I have built up my own competition guns for the last 40+ years and have worked on some Kimber full size 1911 guns for a local gun shop before I retired when I still had access to a multi-million dollar machine shop.

One of my current "off the farm" carry guns is a Kimber Micro 9 Raptor carried in a DeSantis Nemesis pocket holster. The left grip split after only a few hundred rounds so I put a set of Raasco checkered walnut grips on it. Kimber sent me a new set of grips that are in it's box and wont be put on the gun. I've used the 6 round mags so far but bought two 7 rounders at Larry's new store in Huntsville, AL today.

I have read a number of threads on the Micro 9s especially the Raptors but thus far have had nothing to contribute that wasn't already said.

Hope I didn't ruffle to many feathers by my first post being in the classifieds.

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Old 07-08-2017, 06:16 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum from northern Illinois Herman, we have a number of members from Tennessee here.
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Old 07-08-2017, 06:35 PM   #3
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Welcome from WVa

Glad to meet you. I started shooting handguns at age 12 thus this marks my 50th year in this sport. I too have competed in many forms from IPSC, Bullseye, NRA Silhouettes, International Silhouettes, bowling pins and falling plates. Loved to hear more of your experiences.
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Herman, welcome from over here in Chattanooga.
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Old 07-08-2017, 08:28 PM   #5
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Hi Herman. Welcome from the opposite end of the state of AL from Huntsville. Look forward to you sharing your experience!
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Welcome from Columbia, Tenn. Herman. You must not be to far south of me.
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Welcome from Northeast, Pa Herman.
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Welcome to the forum from Northern Illinois.
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Welcome to the forum from Ohio.
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Welcome to KT from Jacksonville, FL. I'm originally from Huntsville, AL.
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