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Posted: 9/30/2004 8:36:35 AM EST
THIS IS MY RIFLE, THERE ARE MANY LIKE IT BUT THIS ONE IS MINE. MY RIFLE IS MY BEST FRIEND. IT IS MY LIFE. I MUST MASTER IT AS I MASTER MY LIFE. WITHOUT ME IT IS USELESS, WITHOUT MY RIFLE I AM USELESS.

I WILL FIRE MY RIFLE TRUE, I MUST SHOOT STRAIGHTER THAN MY ENEMY WHO IS TRYING TO KILL ME, I MUST SHOOT HIM BEFORE HE SHOOTS ME....I WILL. MY RIFLE AND MYSELF KNOW WHAT COUNTS IN WAR IS NOT THE ROUNDS WE FIRE, THE NOISE OF OUR BURST, NOR THE SMOKE WE MAKE. WE KNOW THAT IT IS HITS THAT COUNT. WE WILL HIT...

MY RIFLE IS HUMAN, EVEN AS I, BECAUSE IT IS MY LIFE. THUS I WILL LEARN IT AS A BROTHER, LEARN ITS WEAKNESSES, ITS STRENGTHS, ITS PARTS, ITS ACCESSORIES, ITS SIGHTS AND ITS BARREL. I WILL EVER GUARD IT AGAINST THE RAVEGES OF WEATHER AND DAMAGE. I WILL KEEP MY RIFLE CLEAN AND READY, EVEN AS I AM CLEAN AND READY. WE WILL BECOME PART OF EACH OTHER. WE WILL...

BEFORE GOD I SWEAR THIS CREED, MY RIFLE AND MYSELF ARE THE DEFENDERS OF MY COUNTRY, WE ARE THE MASTERS OF OUR ENEMY, WE ARE THE SAVIORS OF MY LIFE. SO BE IT, UNTIL THERE IS NO ENEMY BUT PEACE.



Link Posted: 9/30/2004 8:44:34 AM EST
I swear, If this would fit engraved into the Port side of my lowers it'd be done allready..............Udog
Link Posted: 9/30/2004 8:55:13 AM EST
[Last Edit: 9/30/2004 8:55:34 AM EST by Ghost-Shooter]
You could do it in itty bitty little words, kinda like checkering
Link Posted: 9/30/2004 9:00:01 AM EST
If they can write your name in a grain of rice they should be able to write that passage on the side of your AR.
Link Posted: 9/30/2004 9:29:11 AM EST
How about just the first line?
Link Posted: 9/30/2004 10:30:21 AM EST

Originally Posted By Lancelot:
How about just the first line?



Or just the last.
Link Posted: 9/30/2004 6:58:35 PM EST
I Certainly wouldn't engrave it in ALL CAPS though. M.L.
Link Posted: 9/30/2004 7:03:24 PM EST

Originally Posted By logem:
I Certainly wouldn't engrave it in ALL CAPS though.

M.L.

Link Posted: 9/30/2004 7:27:18 PM EST
"Rifleman's Creed", I think that was called. Needs repeating now and then.
Link Posted: 10/2/2004 5:40:26 PM EST
For all of the Brother Marines out there floating around....past, present, and future....I raise a glass in salute of all that we have done and will do.

No matter how old the Marine, those words live within each our souls for eternity.



Link Posted: 10/2/2004 6:25:41 PM EST
Semper Fi, my brothers...

Ted...
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 3:33:35 PM EST
SEMPER FI BROTHER
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 4:48:44 PM EST
Everytime I read that this line pops in my head.


Sir, it is the private's duty to inform the Senior Drill Instructor that Private Pyie has a full magazine and has locked and loaded, sir!


Link Posted: 10/10/2004 6:03:07 PM EST
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 6:35:06 PM EST


Semper Fi
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 6:39:30 PM EST
I think this would look GREAT, laser engraved on any of the non-collapsible (A1/A2) buttstocks.

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