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Old October 5, 2012, 11:17 PM   #66
Eppie
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Join Date: January 7, 2010
Location: Houston, TX
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My first gun was an M-16 and I was 17 in the summer of '72 when going through Basic. I enjoyed shooting the breeze with the other guys after a day at the range talking sh**t and wondering what 'nam was going to be like. Fortunately, I went to Germany.

Now that I'm 58, when I sit down to clean pistol/rifles the smell of the solvent and the feel of metal brings back memories of those days. So for me cleaning guns is a both a hobby and a trip down memory lane.
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