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Old 01-03-2020, 1:11 AM
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Hello. Thanks for approving my request to join. Please don't take it personal that I don't remove the mask after I'm done singing. You can call me Transient, because that's what I am. And, that's all that matters. I'm a military spouse. My wife is active duty. She has orders to San Diego effective August 2020. I'm a veteran, and enjoy my firearms. I use to enjoy working on cars, but it became too physically demanding for somebody with a broken back and a bad left hip. Now I pay somebody to change my oil. I'll just sit at the kitchen table and build my firearms from the frame up. Btw, I'm also a multi-disciplined firearms instructor and have worked with police departments in some of the largest cities in the county in holster retention in hand to hand combat scenarios and use of force of firearms in high stress scenarios.

I'm aware California is "jacked up" worse than 48 other states in the country (Hawaii seems to be the only state that beat California in that race). It was either California or DC. I would've had more freedom in DC, but knowingly requested we take the orders for San Diego. Why? My wife and I are originally from Utah. 11 years of being east of the Mississippi was enough to be done with it. This gets both my wife and I closer to family. After unexpectedly losing my mother to lung cancer in November it was apparent we were too distant with our family members. Mut mother died while I was driving cross country.

I've been reading up on things like how to get a CCW in San Diego (it'll be interesting to see how a resident is defined under the law), importation of firearms, etc. It's clear to me California forgets members of the military are married. My wife isn't into guns. She's a noncombatant. I'm the gun owner in my house. There's no base commander to get a signature from, no denial/approval for me to do a large number of things, etc. Lots of grey area to murk through. My wife and I have maintained our residency in the state we're from during her entire career, and it'll stay that way while we're in California. In 3 years we'll be headed somewhere else, this we're transients.

I'm a firm believer that enemies of the COTUS should be dealt with in an aggressive and public manner, but there's no need for me to dive into that since this a family forum. Just recognize from the outside it looks like the inmates took over the asylum, and I'm pissed off about it. Unfortunately, the disease jumped and went viral, and ended up affecting Virginia.

For the record, I speak directly. It avoids confusion. It's not an act. Please don't be offended by it. Hurt feelings are the result of being direct. I don't enjoy puffing when describing things, so I won't do it to you.

Anyways, I need to get back to figuring out if I should plan a boating accident, or if my firearms self-identify as wall art. Maybe I'll buy some land on the Arizona side of the state line and open an att gallery. I'll talk to you guys later. Good night.


As for the mad mommies suckling from Bloomberg's teet who lurk this forum, I'm still waiting for that gun safety you all keep preaching about. I've heard rumors about trigger locks and safes. I could use several for the protection of my 3 kids. Until you actually provide a gun safety class, get out of the way of the only organization that does -- The NRA.

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Old 01-03-2020, 9:45 AM
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Hello,
My name is Alex, new to this site and a new AR15 owner as well. Was wondering where I can find locations to target shoot?


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Old 01-03-2020, 10:13 AM
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Welcome, Alex. Let us know where you live and we can recommend ranges.
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Old 01-03-2020, 10:17 AM
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Welcome, Alex. Let us know where you live and we can recommend ranges.


SD county for now and will be moving to Tulare County. Thank you!


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Old 01-03-2020, 10:26 AM
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SD county for now and will be moving to Tulare County. Thank you!
Sorry but I'm in LA County and can't recommend a place but I'm sure others will chime in. There are also regional subforums that may help.
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Old 01-07-2020, 7:50 AM
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Hello all, I am relocating from Utah soon and this forum has been very helpful to navigate the very different set of laws here. I have a fondness for the very first types of pistols (hence the name Wheellock); I also like Bullseye competition and a little of everything else. The new home will be Victorville area; I hope to meet some of you in person soon!

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Old 01-07-2020, 10:11 AM
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Old 01-11-2020, 11:16 AM
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Hi everyone! Great site for gun owners. I just moved to CA, so I’m in process to register guns, searching for 10round mags.
I already see some are not available at all, like Xdm 10mm 10 round mag, ugghh.
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Old 01-11-2020, 12:17 PM
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Old 01-11-2020, 2:09 PM
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Thank you!

I think I should have posted this on top post, Im still trying to figure out how to navigate this site.
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Old 01-11-2020, 2:26 PM
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Thank you!

I think I should have posted this on top post, Im still trying to figure out how to navigate this site.
Naw, you did it right, welcome kdro.

I hope the move to CA was worth it.
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Old 01-11-2020, 5:10 PM
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A ok then!
Well I miss midwest, also I had great Skeet and rifle range 45 min from house.
But weather here is amazing, and you know, you go where oportunity is.
I'm looking forward findin some ranges close by Mill Valley.

Im not sure if this is were I Should ask, but I'm looking to get rid of some of my pistols. Will I raise some eyebrows if i put like 5 pistols on market?
thank you.
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Old 01-11-2020, 5:43 PM
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Im not sure if this is were I Should ask, but I'm looking to get rid of some of my pistols. Will I raise some eyebrows if i put like 5 pistols on market?
thank you.
Some people here are cautious with new sellers with recent join dates and zero I-Trader rating.
Nothing personal, but we do get scammers at times.

Keep in mind that in CA you can only have 5 handgun "transactions" in a year.
To keep that number down, multiple guns can be sold in one transaction.

Make sure that you read the Marketplaces Rules in the stickies section of the Market.

Also, proofread your post before submitting.

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Old 01-11-2020, 6:09 PM
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I understand,
I did not know about 5 handgun transaction a year. One transaction one person buyer? Or one transaction can be couple buyers?
Is there a scam seller should be aware? I-trader?

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Old 01-11-2020, 7:46 PM
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I-trader is when you buy/sell/trade with another member.
After, you can each rate the transaction, typically positive.
The rating is to the right of the username bar.

Since DROS in the name of the buyer, I don’t believe you can stack them to separate buyers.
One buyer could buy multiple guns on one transaction.
If you need to be sure, post up the question in “General Gun Discussions”.
Many better legal types will be able to help.

There is a scammer list, but it is far from comprehensive.
http://www.calguns.net/calgunforum/s....php?t=1078982
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Old 01-13-2020, 10:55 PM
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Hey everyone! I am a new to this site and look forward to learning more from the members of calguns!
I greatly appreciate this site,and am trying my best to figure out how to introduce my self!
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Old 01-13-2020, 10:58 PM
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Hey everyone! I am a new to this site and look forward to learning more from the members of calguns!
I greatly appreciate this site,and am trying my best to figure out ppl how to introduce my self!
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Old 01-13-2020, 11:09 PM
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Hey everyone’ I am a new person to the site and am having a bit a challenge navigating through..,
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Old 01-13-2020, 11:12 PM
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Welcome Kameron.

What is going wrong?
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Old 01-13-2020, 11:26 PM
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Thanks for responding Garv, I’m new to this and am hoping that that I am posting in the right spot.
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Old 01-13-2020, 11:44 PM
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I am from Sonoma county and enjoy shooting when I get a chance.(went yesterday)

I have built some AR’s and am looking to connect with other like minded enthusiast.
I am also curious as to how the “positive feedback” works..,as I am looking into purchasing (pistol) from a listing on cal guns. The listing seller will not respond to my message without positive feed back....can you set me straight?
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Old 01-14-2020, 9:05 AM
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I am from Sonoma county and enjoy shooting when I get a chance.(went yesterday)

I have built some AR’s and am looking to connect with other like minded enthusiast.
I am also curious as to how the “positive feedback” works..,as I am looking into purchasing (pistol) from a listing on cal guns. The listing seller will not respond to my message without positive feed back....can you set me straight?
Look at the right side of my username bar.
There is a number 27 next to iTrader.
I have 27 feedback, all positive from buying and selling here.
Click on the number 27 and you can read the feedback comments.

Some sellers and buyers are hesitant with new members, you have no "street cred" shall we say, so they decline under the chance that you are a flake, scammer, etc.
Other members do not worry about it much or may want to get a read on you with a phone call or private messages before committing to a deal.

One way to build up feedback is to buy some items that you want before buying expensive guns, scopes, etc. and get feedback on the deal.
ASK the seller for feedback and give it to them as well.
It is not an automatic process.
Otherwise, be patient and find another seller.

This is the right place for posting new person questions.
Once you want more specific details, post up a question in the forum that applies.
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Old 01-14-2020, 9:08 AM
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I am from Sonoma county and enjoy shooting when I get a chance.(went yesterday)

I have built some AR’s and am looking to connect with other like minded enthusiast.
There is a "707" thread here somewhere for folks in your area.

I'll see if I can find it.

Otherwise, maybe start a thread in "General Gun Discussions" forum and say hello, looking for some shooting buddies, locations to shoot/avoid, etc.

Edit 1:
This is not it, but may have some info.
http://www.calguns.net/calgunforum/f...play.php?f=305

Edit 2:
This is it.
http://www.calguns.net/calgunforum/s...&highlight=707
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Old 01-14-2020, 4:46 PM
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Garv, thanks so much for the info. Really appreciate it. I understand and don’t blame folks for being cautious with the new kid on the block!
I will put some work into proofreading my messages before I post! Thanks!
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