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Offline tpelle

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Another Black Powder Site - I'm In Heaven!
« on: November 05, 2017, 10:51:02 AM »
I love reading about and fooling around with percussion revolvers - especially the Colt pattern revolvers.  It's great to find a site that specializes in them, and with very knowledgable members!

By the way, I'm 65 years old and retiring on December 31 of this year.  Spent my entire career in engineering, and am a kind of rare bird, having worked my way up from a draftsman/detailer to a senior engineer without benefit of a college degree.  Also spent about 45 years as a volunteer fireman, retiring from that gig as Fire Chief of a three-station fire department - the last volunteer fire chief for that department, as my replacement was full-time paid.

In my retirement I plan on doing a lot more shooting of all sorts, including my percussion revolvers.  (I find that the older I get the more I appreciate the old sorts of things and ways to use them.  By the time I die I'll probably be running around the woods with a rock tied to a stick!)
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Re: Another Black Powder Site - I'm In Heaven!
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2017, 12:31:47 PM »
Welcome to the forum tpelle.  You will like it here.

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Re: Another Black Powder Site - I'm In Heaven!
« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2017, 02:23:46 PM »
WELCOME!
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Engineer?
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Re: Another Black Powder Site - I'm In Heaven!
« Reply #3 on: November 05, 2017, 02:30:58 PM »
Hi. Pull up a chair.

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Re: Another Black Powder Site - I'm In Heaven!
« Reply #4 on: November 05, 2017, 04:29:05 PM »
There's a few of us rare birds around I started at my company unloading trucks at $2.75 an hour taught myself computer programming working through a half dozen departments and ended up doing that. Now I get bonuses that are twice what I made my first year
Check out my website www.percussionrevolvers.com

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Re: Another Black Powder Site - I'm In Heaven!
« Reply #5 on: November 06, 2017, 04:29:43 AM »
Welcome to Colt Country! )l_
"You gonna pull those pistols, or whistle Dixie?"

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Re: Another Black Powder Site - I'm In Heaven!
« Reply #6 on: November 06, 2017, 04:50:36 AM »
 Welcome to the group TP, it's a pleasure to meet a shooter whose background in engineering has taught him to appreciate percussion Colts.

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Re: Another Black Powder Site - I'm In Heaven!
« Reply #7 on: November 06, 2017, 07:37:38 AM »
Pull up a stump and set a spell. Post some pics and tell some tales.

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Re: Another Black Powder Site - I'm In Heaven!
« Reply #8 on: November 07, 2017, 07:58:12 AM »
Welcome!

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Re: Another Black Powder Site - I'm In Heaven!
« Reply #9 on: November 17, 2017, 08:35:45 AM »
Good to meet you; welcome from Wisconsin!