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punxgurrl16 11-03-2009 2:53 PM

First time CALGUNNER
 
Hi everyone I am new to this forum and into shooting, ive been shooting for the past 4 months and I absolutely love it!!!! My boyfriend (exposed) just bought me my very first gun ( Kimber Royal Custom II) and suggested that I reach out to the ladies of Calguns. So I just wanted to reach out and introduce myself. I look forward to getting to know you ladies.

Angie 11-03-2009 4:12 PM

Welcome! Glad to have you among us. Kimbers are great aren't they??

punxgurrl16 11-03-2009 6:21 PM

They sure are!!!! I cant wait to get mine...ive been looking @ grips all day.

AbbyCat 11-03-2009 6:56 PM

Welcome! Where about are you?

Steyrlp10 11-03-2009 7:02 PM

Howdy and welcome aboard. Hope you have fun surfing this site.

Angie 11-03-2009 8:37 PM

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Originally Posted by punxgurrl16 (Post 3310583)
They sure are!!!! I cant wait to get mine...ive been looking @ grips all day.

It really is all about the accessorizing isn't it LOL!

punxgurrl16 11-04-2009 1:28 PM

*Abbycat I am in Pasadena California...how bout yourself?
*Steyrlp10...thank you!
and Angie, im tellin you i have all these ideas, and cant wait to personalize my gun!!! In that sense I am "such a girl" as my boyfriend says lol :)

AbbyCat 11-04-2009 6:54 PM

I'm up in the San Fernando Valley.

I've been going down to shoot with the Shooting Sports Alliance group on the 1st/3rd/5th Sundays of the month. They meet at Raahauge's in Corona. It's been a great way to learn and gain more comfort with my gun handling skills. I've only been shooting since July. So believe me, newbies are quite welcome.

mmartin 11-04-2009 8:06 PM

hey there, and welcome!
I'm in North San Diego (oceanside), but corona's not too far... might look at the sunday shoots there... what do they do?
megan

IrishPirate 11-04-2009 8:10 PM

I'm not a lady, but if your man bought you a kimber...as a man i say that buys him at least 2 months of no complaining!!!!! as a new shooter, you probably dont realize what you're holding, but the only thing i can compare it to as the ferrari or lamborghini of the gun world (Sig Sauer is the other one). Glad to hear that you enjoy shooting....maybe you guys can come shoot with me and my wife and get her as interested as you are!!!!!!!!! ps, LOVE punk and i saw on another forum that you can get pink grips with skull and crossbones for kimbers......no idea where, or if that's your thing...just thought i'd pass along. welcome to calguns!!!!!

AbbyCat 11-04-2009 8:28 PM

Megan ---

The Steel Madness matches are made up of 6 different stages with 20-24 steel targets per stage. The stage designs change for each match. You group up with 3-6 others of various skill levels. But you are only scored at the end against shooters of your level.

Take a look at this thread on their forum:
http://www.ssashooter.net/cgi-bin/ik...cgi?act=SF;f=2
The threads towards the bottom will give you an idea of what's up.

mmartin 11-04-2009 8:50 PM

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Originally Posted by AbbyCat (Post 3316605)
Megan ---

The Steel Madness matches are made up of 6 different stages with 20-24 steel targets per stage. The stage designs change for each match. You group up with 3-6 others of various skill levels. But you are only scored at the end against shooters of your level.

Take a look at this thread on their forum:
http://www.ssashooter.net/cgi-bin/ik...cgi?act=SF;f=2
The threads towards the bottom will give you an idea of what's up.

sounds like fun!
the hubby is working up some reloads for my race gun, soon as he gets those where we're getting good performance, I'll come up!
right now we're getting bang-bang-bang-stovepipe-bang-stovepipe...
soon. soon.
megan

Steyrlp10 11-05-2009 12:45 PM

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Originally Posted by mmartin (Post 3316731)
sounds like fun!
the hubby is working up some reloads for my race gun, soon as he gets those where we're getting good performance, I'll come up!
right now we're getting bang-bang-bang-stovepipe-bang-stovepipe...
soon. soon.
megan

Yeah, but I bet you impress everyone on how fast you can clear your weapon!

The sound of racking the slide just makes me howl with glee :D

punxgurrl16 11-05-2009 1:11 PM

I do know that owning a kimber is like having the cream of the crop...best of the best... top of the line- hence the reason for me enjoying it so much. Ive shot several different guns and came to the conclusion that the Kimber suites me perfectly ;) Now on to more important issues...i love punx rock and would love to get my hands on the grips you were talking about...do you remember which forum you saw them on? skull and crossbones are soo my thing and I will definitely have to hunt those down. P.s the no complaining thing for 2 months sounds like a great idea IF I were really a nag or a wet blanket...i beg to differ but I will try to keep my opinion to myself for the next 2 months after the Kimber is in my possession...lol
Also would love to get you wife as interested in guns as i am- ive only been shooting for the past 4 months but i truly do believe i have found my passion!

Angie 11-05-2009 1:13 PM

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Originally Posted by punxgurrl16 (Post 3319444)
i love punx rock and would love to get my hands on the grips you were talking about...do you remember which forum you saw them on? skull and crossbones are soo my thing and I will definitely have to hunt those down.

Don't know if these would appeal to you? :)

http://www.customkillergrips.com/custominlays.htm

http://www.mopgrips.com/detail.php?itemid=00091

I haven't personally purchased from either site but I think they look pretty nice :)

mmartin 11-05-2009 1:24 PM

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Originally Posted by Steyrlp10 (Post 3319314)
Yeah, but I bet you impress everyone on how fast you can clear your weapon!

The sound of racking the slide just makes me howl with glee :D

getting faster at it that's for sure!

last time we were at iron sights, I was working on strong hand / weak hand drills and the guy in the next lane stepped over to my hubby and said "she's a good shooter!"
now THAT's a good day!
hee hee!

and that rack does have the sound of authority doesn't it?
yeah, gotta say it's a sweet sound.
megan

mmartin 11-05-2009 1:27 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by punxgurrl16 (Post 3319444)
Also would love to get you wife as interested in guns as i am- ive only been shooting for the past 4 months but i truly do believe i have found my passion!

ah the sound of true love...
not only are WE addicted, but we can hardly wait to get others addicted too!

it's perfect!
megan

mmartin 11-05-2009 1:30 PM

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Originally Posted by Angie (Post 3319464)
Don't know if these would appeal to you? :)

http://www.customkillergrips.com/custominlays.htm

http://www.mopgrips.com/detail.php?itemid=00091

I haven't personally purchased from either site but I think they look pretty nice :)

not usually into the skulls thing, but those mother of pearl inlay ones are nice!
megan

punxgurrl16 11-05-2009 3:13 PM

AAAAAhhhhhh Angie thoes are sick!!!!!!!! I love them!!! They are going on my wish list as we speak! Good lookin out..

geeknow 11-05-2009 3:14 PM

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Originally Posted by punxgurrl16 (Post 3310583)
They sure are!!!! I cant wait to get mine...ive been looking @ grips all day.

welcome to calguns...check out exoticpistolgrips.com...he makes nice stuff, and is also a member here.

take care

Angie 11-05-2009 6:32 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by punxgurrl16 (Post 3320113)
AAAAAhhhhhh Angie thoes are sick!!!!!!!! I love them!!! They are going on my wish list as we speak! Good lookin out..

Glad to help out a fellow CGG (CalGunsGirl!) :p
Post pics if/when you do get any new grips!

for2nato 11-05-2009 8:11 PM

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Originally Posted by punxgurrl16 (Post 3314445)
*Abbycat I am in Pasadena California...how bout yourself?
*Steyrlp10...thank you!
and Angie, im tellin you i have all these ideas, and cant wait to personalize my gun!!! In that sense I am "such a girl" as my boyfriend says lol :)

yea if thats the case then theres a lot of guys on this forum that are girls. man just look through all the pics of black rifles around here. some of these guys got more money in accessories then the rifle cost. and starting with a kimber. wow your pretty much ruined for all the cheaper guns out there. enjoy it though im sure its a blast to shoot. welcome to the boards

Steyrlp10 11-06-2009 12:12 PM

Bling!:drool5:

punxgurrl16 11-06-2009 5:29 PM

Angie i sure will....I cant wait!

Harley 11-06-2009 5:55 PM

Hello and welcome!! :)

punxgurrl16 11-06-2009 10:53 PM

Hi!!! thank you :)

punxgurrl16 11-07-2009 10:07 AM

Thanx geeknow I am going to check it out!

LG1980 11-12-2009 10:50 PM

Nice links mmartin - and happy to see another girl here. Have fun shooting your Kimber! You'll find out soon that one won't be enough. You'll be wanting lots of other things that go blam really soon. :D which is a good thing!

punxgurrl16 11-13-2009 3:20 PM

LG1980- iknow what you mean.... im borderline obsessed! My Kimber isnt even in my hands yet and I am already thinkin bout adding to my collection :) I am like a little girl in a candy store! Soooo excited to get my Kimber!

KylaGWolf 11-24-2009 10:54 PM

Welcome to calguns. I am in San Diego. A bit futher south than Megan is.

Irish HK is a decent brand too. Although I will admit I do like Kimbers. I am considering in investing in a 1911 Kimber 45 when I can find another job.

pTa 11-28-2009 8:27 PM

I'm currently in the Bay Area (SF and Oakland mostly).
Kimbers are great 1911s for the money.


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