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Old August 9, 1999, 08:59 AM   #1
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By popular demand, we've opened this Forum to discuss range sessions, facilities and training. Who better to Moderate it than TFL Plank Holder, Trainer and general leg breaker....Kodiac.

Thanks for accepting the position, Kodiac. On behalf of the entire Staff, Welcome! This should be a lively area.
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Old August 9, 1999, 09:43 AM   #2
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Let me be the first to congratulate you, Kodiak. Good luck on the new forum.
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Old August 9, 1999, 09:45 AM   #3
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Thanks to Rich and Kodiak. It's nice to know that the administrators are responsive to the requests of members in creating this forum.

Good luck Kodiak, not that you'll need it

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Old August 9, 1999, 06:01 PM   #4
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I'd like to be the... wait... fourth to chime in here. It's a shame I don't get to a range very often... does shooting behind your house count?

Kodiac - Have you ever seen a Colt Kodiak? It was a limited addition Anaconda in either 4" or 6" bbl. Unfluted cylinder, Mag-Na-Ported. The bbl is marked "Colt Kodiak - 44 Magnum" with a bear paw pint next to it.

Way coool. I've got a NIB/NBF 6". If my son didn't happen to be named Colt you could probably talk me out of selling it. Sorry, but it was a gift to him along with a Colt Lightweight AR & a Colt Knife for his first Christmas. Hey... he was three months old... old enough IMO to receive firearms/edge weapons.


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Old August 9, 1999, 06:30 PM   #5
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Welcome Kodiac. You certainly watched The Firing Line grow and now it's grown on you.

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Old August 9, 1999, 06:32 PM   #6
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Greetings all. Good idea and I welcome it.
Best.
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Old August 9, 1999, 07:10 PM   #7
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"All the world's a range... and we are but actors on't.." right Schmit?
Congratulations Kodiac, thanks also to Rich and co. - should be a good lively forum alright

Hasta pronto amigos!
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Old August 9, 1999, 09:03 PM   #8
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>"All the world's a range... and we are but actors on't.."<

OH... now that is one I'm going to steal!!!

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Old August 9, 1999, 09:32 PM   #9
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Good idea for a forum, and I've always been intereste in range reports. Let's hear some honest critiques and fixes of firearms, and brags or whines on whims of arms.

Good suggestions on shooting would also be in order. (eg: at my range it's "don't forget to bring a tarp and a mower for the grass and the brass!")
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Old August 10, 1999, 12:23 AM   #10
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Congratulations!
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Old August 10, 1999, 01:06 AM   #11
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Kodiac, congrats, and thanks for taking on this duty.

Regards from AZ.
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Old August 10, 1999, 11:42 AM   #12
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Thank you all, Thank you, Thank you...

Now.
Down to business...

"The Range is Hot. Lock and Load one Thirty Round Magazine, and watch Your Lane!"

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"Oh, you can't help that," said the Cat: "we're all mad here. I'm mad. You're mad."
"How do you know I'm mad?" said Alice.
"You must be," said the Cat, "or you wouldn't have come here."


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Old August 15, 1999, 08:35 PM   #13
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Good Show all around. I have been a big fan of "range reports"..... Kodiac, I know you will do well with this.

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Old August 16, 1999, 12:12 AM   #14
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Thanks Kodiac (and Rich)!
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