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goin' on 34yoa
I love 1911's, Glock's, and especially the AR15 platform!!!
LEO (11 years and runnin')
Real Estate based Finance Attorney (Chicago)
Interested in just about everything firearm related. Shoot IDPA as well as local matches (pins / urban cowboy / steel).
LFI - Advanced Handgun
DTI - (Farnam) - Intermediate Defensive Pistol
TRI - Defensive Shotgun
Hackathorn - Advanced Pistol
Coming Soon - Pat Rogers - Tactical Carbine
Mike from Springfield. Nice to see some others in and around town. I'm a PC parts store manager. Two of my employees are AR owners and lurkers around here.
Fireman in Chicago
1st gun 5 years ago...
Can't stop... got it bad
Thought I had it all with my M1A
Then I got an AR15...was born again
I need help...as in "Help me carry this ammo!"
Spend way too much time in house naked w/rifle slung over shoulder peekin' out windows
Can't say much here...
Think they're watchin' me
SSHHHH, what was that!!??
Greg, Elmhurst, Colt SP1, Bushy AK carbine, 1919a4,P-38, Ruger 44, 22's,380's, Beretta .25
Lots of ammo
Thought I'd say hi, names John and I'm from Rochelle.
A few AKs,ARs,HKs,Deawoos, M1As and an FAL.
I'm another from the southern part of the state, near Carbondale.
I'm a full time Service Manager at a car dealership and also part-time firearms instructor.
ARs, Glocks, and 1911s
I work for a very small shop that custom fabricates countertops
The name is Dave.
I live in Oakbrook - that's the western suburbs.
I work in medicine
A newbie in the world of firearms - this site was recommended by a friend as a good 'first source'.
I haven't purchased a weapon quite yet - just got my Firearms Card from the state the other day.
Rick is my name
Retired Military (24years)
Own ar's, hk.870's,1911's
Up in Gurnee
I am from the land that brings you Blago, Daley, Obama, Gutierrez, Schakowsky, Jackson, ad nauseum.
I can hear Wrigley during home games, and walk my dog by the lake.
I was around when Kennedy was shot.
Audio video coporate stagehand type. In a union, but very ambivalent about it. It's a living.
I do like guns, but do not like CAGE units.
I hope to meet some of you, and help this forum become a force in the pro-gun movement to take back our rights in this state.
Thanks to you guys that post to keep the rest of us informed.
Farmersville (25 miles south of Springfield)
Just got my first AR (DPMS a2 STANDARD) LOVE IT>
Also WASR AK several hand guns Clock 22 And 1911 45
Nathan from a farm north of Peoria.
Currently a student.
Interests in any gun, some experience with AK and AR, as well as 1911 and Glock.
Also some long range stuff.
Shoot @ Midwest Gun Collector's Assn - Washburn/Lacon
Have: rifles, pistols, shotguns, bow
Had: different rifles, pistols, shotguns, and bow
Hoping to compete, AR and IDPA.
Sell cars for a living
Besides being a dangerous gun freak, I fish and act.
Western Suburbs (Naperville)
Got back into shooting after retiring
Like shooting anything that works, especially 45ACP and AR-15
'bout 20, including ARs, AKs, 1911s, and wheelies
Did HVAC work for 30 years, now looking for something new to do - would really like to open my own range....Peoria area folks comments are invited
I work in motion picture (live) special effects.
I live in Kane County near GAT Guns.
I'd like to be a special effects armorer but have to get an FFL.
I've been handy with a weapon since I was a kid.
Ex- LEO. (Knee blowout!)
Krav Maga kicks ass.
Rifle, pistol, shotgun, Hummer!
RRA Entry Tactical, 1911a1, M1 Garand, HK USP .45, 1919 .30 cal mg
Looking for shooters in the area and looking for a decent range.
hometown: Edinburg, Il. commonly referred to as "God's Country"
hobby: guns, hunting, fishing, handling my snake (not that you sicko-i have a ball python-jeesh what a pervert)
job: i work in a lime quarry-normally i run a bobcat and clean under conveyors, but i also run pit trucks and articulating trucks and once in a great while i help load the shot-BIG boom-now that's fun.
guns i own: i own everything from twelve gauge shotguns to .22 pistols. my ar is an RRA entry tac that i'm slowly but surley turning into a government model. total i own a dozen firearms which my wife thinks is enough.......oh she has a lot to learn.
I'm going to steal the format posted by deerkillindad21 because it looks nice. ;)
hometown: Carol Stream, IL
hobby: modifying/breaking stuff like cars and guns
job: computer networking
guns i own: Little bit of everything. Mostly I like my H&K pistol and the AR rifle system. The rifle is currently under "project" status.
I done gone from Illannoys.
Name's Randy from the cornfield's of Lasalle County....Mendota to be exact, and about 15-20 minutes from the range.hug.gif
Work for the City of as a Firefighter / Paramedic
Grew up shooting guns...all kinds....Got my first AR about three years ago and have been hooked on them since.
down south, a world away from the people's republic.
Half ass cop
Glocks, AR's and the soon to be proud owner of a benelli 121 m1
Anyone else down state, around STL?
Lake County, IL
Work as Firefighter / Paramedic for a small city north of Chicago.
Been around guns most of my life, although we didnl;t own any at home - learned to shoot from my uncle in Decatur, and the PD in the town where I grew up (Jr. Rifle Club 7th & 8th grades)
Currently rebuilding my collection d/t thefts.
Frank from Joliet IL
MEN OF WAR
Ayers Kaserne- The ROCK
Service Disabled Veteran
info for Mack Bolan....
McHenry County, NW burbs of Chicago
Does anyone here shoot IDPA in McHenry? I think that I will be up there and be shamed into practice this fall.
Former USAF K-9 handler.
Waiting for Daley to get off his ass and hire more cops.
I have a couple Sigs and my Bushy.
Name is Blake
Live in the north east corner up here by the lake
Run a public service program for a living, Watching the criminals cut grass, paint, pick up garbage, etc.......
aka: shakin 'da bush boss
Hobbies are Guns, old cars and strippers
Law Enforcement/CSO 15+ years /Firearms Instructor about 4 years/SIG/AR15/M16 armorer
Love my SIG P226 89'
Just getting back into building AR15's
Student at WIU looking for an engineering job.
So far only a few guns CZ 75B and a Savage 10 in .223.
Hopefully an AR after I gradate and get some money.
I live about 65 miles SW of Chicago
26 y/o , married, no kids
Remington 870 Express 12
Kimber Gold Match
Kimber Ultra Carry
S&W 99 .45acp
Beretta 96G Elite 1A
S&W Pre-27 3.5" (circa 1956)
Colt Detectives Special .38
... and a few others ...
I am a Security Officer for a large hospital in Will County
I am a member of Braidwood Lodge #704 AF&AM
I build computers on the side, and shoot trap pretty often
Far northeast corner.
I've had ARs in various configurations for 22 years.
When I'm bored I shoot in my basement.
Eric from Randolph County, Illinois. We're on the Mississippi River somewhere between the Metro East and Carbondale areas. I'm a Deputy Sheriff and firearms instructor. Hoping to find some others from the area with cool toys I can try out...using your ammo.
Hobbies: Turkey hunting, knife collecting,shooting,RKBA IllinoisCarry.com A website dedicated to advancing concealed carry in Illinois.
Norinco 84s (.223)
Working on first AR build.
NW burbs, 50yrs old, had guns on and off most my life. Reloader, FFL03 licensee, shoot handguns mostly, never even had a rifle till '03.
Built my first AR15....
Been in the puter biz for near 25 yrs, have 4 kids 18, 16, 5 and 3.
shoot at either GAT or Gun World, but would much rather shoot outdoors, not an easy thing in this god forsaken county/state....up north anyways...
Active in Illinois Carry: www.Illinoiscarry.com
Stop by and join up to help us get concealed carry for Illinois!
Mike- TJustice LOCATION- SO. IL On the border with IN. About 3 hours from S.L. MO and about 3 hours from the Machine Gun Shoot in KY. Formerly from the N.W. suburbs of the State of Chicago.(Elgin) The farther I am from the craziness, the happier I am! CURRENTLY OWN- SAR-1, Rock Island 1911, Maverick 88, 10-22, Herritage Arms .22-.22MAG and AMMO-AMMO-AMMO. EMPLOYMENT- Automotive industry for the last 12 years. HOBBIES- Hunting(what I can -When I can) Fishing(when I'm in the mood)Watching T.V. and messing on the computer(most of the time) AND DON'T FORGET DRINKING BEER! FUCK NASCAR! LOOKING FOR- Always looking for a SAFE place to shoot! I VOTE!-AND I FORCE MY WIFE TO ALSO!
I am an Eagle Scout.
Lived in DuPage
Went to college at WIU for Law Enforcement Justice Addministration
Finnishing college up a SIUE, and then transferring the last credits to Western
Living in St. Louis arean now with G/F.
My G/F is going for her masters degree.
Working Surveilence at a casino currently.
Want to move up to DuPage when the G/F and I are done with school.
I want to open a surveilence company, or go into VIP protection.
I love guns, and I want to be rich.
I am a stuanch Libertarian, and you should be too.
I am not proud to live in this state in the state it's in.
Hi names Andrew I'm new here.
Currently Live in Bartlett (dreaded Cook County)hilePart time executive protection.
TEMS (Tactical Emegency Medical Support)
and also gunsmith as a hobby.
AR15, S&W686, 1911, and a Beretta 92FS
I shoot USPSA and plink.
kendall county "montgomery"
firefighter/emt Franklin park"HI Mike "
wife 3kid 2 dogs big mortage lol
just got my 1st armalite m15-a2 cb"waitin 22 yrs"
Shaun - 20
Used to own a small business, but shut down so back in college now.
Much interest in guns the past few years. Training courses, lifetime NRA member, member of local pistol club (Pine Tree), have some pistols, working on getting some rifles ($$)
Recently started an Illinois 2nd Amendment organization called ICarry.org. Working to see CCW happen in our state. Requesting any and all help from Illinois residents. Everything is free, we don't charge for membership or take donations, sell stuff, etc. We're a community dedicated to seeing the restoration of the 2nd Amendment to include a concealed carry provision! Join the fight Illinoians!
Other than that, maybe if I start working more and saving money I'll be able to build one of those beautiful ARs I keep seeing everywhere on this forum!
Libertyville (Lake County)
Run a product development group at Motorola (product managers, program managers, engineers)
Been shooting, hunting, competing, reloading since I was 12 (that was 28 years ago)
Almost have same number of guns as years I am old
Handguns - range from single actions to 1911's
Shotguns - 1 of each action type
Rifles - everything from Trapdoors and Sharps to tons of C&Rs, hunting rifles, Cold War rifles (e.g,. FAL, M1A, AK) to modern black rifles
Ford County, 30 miles from both Champaign and Bloomington
family owned NAPA guy, machinist, and proud to be a vollie Firefighter
Glock 17C, 870, and preparing to build my first black rifle
FFL dealer and Class 3 machine gun dealer
I mainly collect Lugers and other WWI & WWII German guns
Run a family owned Burglar Alarm company
My first post on AR15 so thought it should be here:
Vinosaur (Nickname from my years in the Navy)
Real Name: Matt
Kane County, Saint Charles
Looking to get my first BR. Have a heavily modified Ruger 10/22 for target shooting.
S&W 629 Classic (Stainless), Taurus 9mm, Beretta VERTEC .40
Engineering (now), Spent 9 years in Navy (Submarines) prior to that.
I spend my free time hiking, camping, cooking, learning about survival (short and long term) shooting and working on my house.
Brian-33.From NW Burbs.Carpenter.Avid Firearm collector.Hopeing to start a Defensive carbine club.Looking for carbine buffs who share a common interest in any and all defensive type carbines for outings at Gun World or Buffalo Rock.