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Posted: 10/11/2005 2:10:10 PM EST
How many Rhode Islanders hang out in here? Any Cops?
Link Posted: 10/12/2005 5:11:15 AM EST
well i hang out--but not a cop.
Link Posted: 10/12/2005 5:21:40 AM EST
A few of us. No cops I'm aware of. What can we do for you?
Link Posted: 10/12/2005 6:39:54 AM EST
Just wondering. I grew up in Rhode Island. I have some old friends in the PPD.

I live in Minnesota now, just wanted to say howdy.
Link Posted: 10/13/2005 4:41:17 AM EST
Well howdy, then, Dave.

There's a few of us here and about, not a busy place for AFcomers, though, but looks like we'll have a get to in ten days or so that will be fun.

Ever get back here give a shout.
Link Posted: 11/2/2005 3:07:23 PM EST
one more Rhode Islander here. Not a cop. Just an AR enthusiest. From the East bay area. Shoot at the East warren rod and gun club and tiverton. if one of us post something in the EE we should mention it here so that we could buy it in person and see it first. Just a thought.


Link Posted: 11/2/2005 7:29:55 PM EST
I also live in RI, must of missed this thread the first time around.... oh I am not an officer either...
Link Posted: 11/3/2005 4:12:11 PM EST
I know the Warren Rod and Gun. I grew up in Barrington.
Link Posted: 11/6/2005 2:42:37 PM EST
bristol
Link Posted: 11/7/2005 4:34:18 AM EST
I live in the Bucket. That's Pawtucket to those that aren't in the know.

HI!
Link Posted: 11/7/2005 6:44:42 AM EST
we know where the bucket is.
Hello
Link Posted: 11/7/2005 8:24:30 AM EST

Originally Posted By lobsterman:
we know where the bucket is.
Hello



I live a spit away from the downward spin of the S curve.

Link Posted: 11/8/2005 3:40:32 AM EST
Any of you guys (or gals) work downtown and want to have lunch some day, IM me. I work near kennedy plaza.
Link Posted: 11/16/2005 4:14:00 AM EST

Originally Posted By daisywench:

Originally Posted By lobsterman:
we know where the bucket is.
Hello



I live a spit away from the downward spin of the S curve.




Spitting's a nasty habit!
I lived in RI until 8 years ago...Moved just over the border into MA.

I know 3 Prov cops...but I have not seen them in years...

Link Posted: 11/18/2005 3:12:05 AM EST
[Last Edit: 11/18/2005 3:13:15 AM EST by Papakeith]
Late to the party, but here's another non-cop Rhode Islander. I'm currently in Johnston. I know a couple Providence officers.
Link Posted: 11/20/2005 9:00:04 AM EST
Use to be ,got out 28 yr`s ago still have some family there , can`t say as I miss it
Link Posted: 11/24/2005 1:44:47 PM EST
[Last Edit: 11/24/2005 1:46:49 PM EST by justice23]
Checking in from Hope Valley. Are there many RI shooters??
Link Posted: 11/26/2005 3:02:25 PM EST
seems to be a couple of us
Link Posted: 11/29/2005 2:36:25 PM EST
Link Posted: 12/13/2005 8:40:15 AM EST
another Rhode Islander here, not a cop, just a firearms enthusiast. there are not many of us here.
Link Posted: 12/13/2005 2:06:21 PM EST
Link Posted: 12/15/2005 10:05:00 AM EST
[Last Edit: 12/15/2005 10:13:11 AM EST by lobsterman]

Originally Posted By raf:

Originally Posted By np50bmg4evr:
another Rhode Islander here, not a cop, just a firearms enthusiast. there are not many of us here.



Well, you know the old saying about quantity vs. quality, right?


+1

edit: raf i enjoyed the thread the other day... the silly people one. I try not to be one of the silly majority but between some of the nonsense on here and being the only guy with a black rifle at the range it can be tough to learn. IM or email me and mabye you can share some knowldge to help the world be a little less silly, while putting a few downrange.
Link Posted: 12/15/2005 11:15:58 AM EST
that's right, just quality people here from RI. anyone here from the northern part of the state?
Link Posted: 12/16/2005 2:12:09 AM EST

Originally Posted By np50bmg4evr:
that's right, just quality people here from RI. anyone here from the northern part of the state?



i will be soon, as the coast has become crazy...the yuppies have found RI and found Bristol bigtime. I love it up north, maybe Foster or Burrivile. I used to love Bristol. Now its a bit too pricey for me. Anyway all ahave a good day and drop me an IM or post and we'll go shoot together. If the snow doesn't bother you.
MERRY CHRISTMAS
Link Posted: 12/16/2005 3:47:11 AM EST


i will be soon, as the coast has become crazy...the yuppies have found RI and found Bristol bigtime. I love it up north, maybe Foster or Burrivile. I used to love Bristol. Now its a bit too pricey for me. Anyway all ahave a good day and drop me an IM or post and we'll go shoot together. If the snow doesn't bother you.
MERRY CHRISTMAS

Wife and I live up here in Chepachet. I enjoy shooting in the snow, wife thinks I'm nuts, but how else do you shoot snowmen?
Link Posted: 12/16/2005 9:31:26 AM EST
Part time N. Providence resident. I've got family there and I visit at least once a month.
Link Posted: 12/16/2005 12:15:39 PM EST
Link Posted: 12/16/2005 12:57:33 PM EST
[Last Edit: 12/16/2005 12:58:15 PM EST by lobsterman]


Warren rod and gun and
tiverton rod and gun ( saw one 20" bushmaster one time and the guy shot one box of 20 and left)
you?
Link Posted: 12/16/2005 1:15:50 PM EST
Link Posted: 12/16/2005 1:49:38 PM EST
was that you with the box o' 20????


i used to haul lobster traps right by the newport club, always a bit unnerving. Nice view though. So i guess your from the eastbay/island area?
Link Posted: 12/16/2005 1:59:18 PM EST
[Last Edit: 12/16/2005 2:00:27 PM EST by lobsterman]
i've been a commercial fisherman out of newport for a number of years. Also New Bedford, Point Judith, and Alaska. got into shooting military rifles after my grandfather left me a RIA 1903. I've been an owner of the AR rifle for about a year now. I've never shot with anyone with any extensive knowledge about the rifle. I am always the one trying to get a friend into a new hobby. all i have to offer is some basic knowledge and saftey/range/gun etiquite. Just sold a few of my gadgets(EOTech) to concentrate on learning more of the basics(irons etc.) first. Had to keep my new trigger though, just could not go back to that Bushy stock trigger after trying something else...i hated that trigger. I would love to hook-up with some other RI shooters, old salts, newbies, etc.
kyle778@juno.com


sorry about the spelling
Link Posted: 12/16/2005 4:40:57 PM EST
Link Posted: 12/16/2005 5:14:00 PM EST

Originally Posted By TimJ:
Lobsterman, you've GOTTA come to the next Rattle Battle, you'll love it. We usually hang out to plink afterwards.

Another 5 or 6 weeks to the next one!



Thank you for the invite. I have not even heard of this getogether. i was about to change my username to Lonewolf or something. Where do you get together and how many guys do you get to come out? Many from here? I'll do a search on the Rattle Battle but i'm sure somene will fill me in. good night... lookin forward to hearing about the Rattle Battle.
kb
Link Posted: 12/17/2005 4:02:48 PM EST
Link Posted: 12/17/2005 4:16:51 PM EST
thanks Tim, I'm going to try and make it. Like that other guy i might e off-shore also. If not , see you there.
Link Posted: 12/18/2005 6:38:27 AM EST
Link Posted: 12/19/2005 5:15:02 PM EST
Im in CT and a cop... Grew up in Cumberland.

Marc
Link Posted: 12/19/2005 5:17:32 PM EST
Paw-tuck-ette eh?
Link Posted: 12/20/2005 2:52:20 AM EST
welcome MPDmarc
Link Posted: 12/20/2005 3:47:56 AM EST

Originally Posted By lobsterman:

Originally Posted By TimJ:
Lobsterman, you've GOTTA come to the next Rattle Battle, you'll love it. We usually hang out to plink afterwards.

Another 5 or 6 weeks to the next one!



Thank you for the invite. I have not even heard of this getogether. i was about to change my username to Lonewolf or something. Where do you get together and how many guys do you get to come out? Many from here? I'll do a search on the Rattle Battle but i'm sure somene will fill me in. good night... lookin forward to hearing about the Rattle Battle.
kb



Ahem....guys AND girls.

Hi Lobsterman!!!!


Link Posted: 12/20/2005 3:59:32 AM EST
sorry Daisywench...that was what i meant to say. So i take it you will be going. Great, see you then. i was in your area the other day. DMV. Anyway, have a good day and a Merry Christmas.
Kyle
Link Posted: 12/20/2005 4:23:11 AM EST

Originally Posted By lobsterman:
sorry Daisywench...that was what i meant to say. So i take it you will be going. Great, see you then. i was in your area the other day. DMV. Anyway, have a good day and a Merry Christmas.
Kyle



aw, heck. Just call me Daisy.
I'm going to try to make it to Tim's Rattlebattle. Now that GPK opened his shop, I don't get shooting much. We shall see.

Link Posted: 12/20/2005 4:35:54 AM EST

Originally Posted By daisywench:

Originally Posted By lobsterman:
sorry Daisywench...that was what i meant to say. So i take it you will be going. Great, see you then. i was in your area the other day. DMV. Anyway, have a good day and a Merry Christmas.
Kyle



aw, heck. Just call me Daisy.
I'm going to try to make it to Tim's Rattlebattle. Now that GPK opened his shop, I don't get shooting much. We shall see.




<shaking head>
Missed promo opportunity there Daisy...Name of shop...location...blah blah...

OH...and guys...I'm a chick too.
Most days....
<snarf>
Link Posted: 12/20/2005 4:51:15 AM EST

Originally Posted By PlaymoreMinds:

Originally Posted By daisywench:

Originally Posted By lobsterman:
sorry Daisywench...that was what i meant to say. So i take it you will be going. Great, see you then. i was in your area the other day. DMV. Anyway, have a good day and a Merry Christmas.
Kyle



aw, heck. Just call me Daisy.
I'm going to try to make it to Tim's Rattlebattle. Now that GPK opened his shop, I don't get shooting much. We shall see.




<shaking head>
Missed promo opportunity there Daisy...Name of shop...location...blah blah...

OH...and guys...I'm a chick too.
Most days....
<snarf>



yeah...promote the shop so it gets even busier and I NEVER see him again?

uh huh. That'll happen.

Wait...he'll make more money if it gets busier....
Damn....sword...double edge....ACK!!!!

Link Posted: 12/20/2005 5:19:41 AM EST
shop?? whats he do?
Link Posted: 12/20/2005 5:21:43 AM EST

Originally Posted By lobsterman:
shop?? whats he do?



heehee


he sells....TOYS...you know, the ones Santa can't put on the sleigh because Comet and gang will get all kinds of skittish....
Link Posted: 12/20/2005 5:26:28 AM EST

Originally Posted By PlaymoreMinds:

Originally Posted By lobsterman:
shop?? whats he do?



heehee


he sells....TOYS...you know, the ones Santa can't put on the sleigh because Comet and gang will get all kinds of skittish....



Yeah. Toys. The pre-ban style.

GPK is a member here, he and his partner just opened a new gun/ammo shop in Easton, MA. Specializing in pre-ban and hard to find stuff.

Called Zero Hour Arms. 7 Renker Drive, Easton, MA.

There. Shameless plug. Happy, PM?

oh, and Lobst-ah-man? Stay out of the DMV. Bad things happen there. I should know. I live a spit away.
Link Posted: 12/20/2005 5:30:10 AM EST

Originally Posted By daisywench:

Originally Posted By PlaymoreMinds:

Originally Posted By lobsterman:
shop?? whats he do?



heehee


he sells....TOYS...you know, the ones Santa can't put on the sleigh because Comet and gang will get all kinds of skittish....



Yeah. Toys. The pre-ban style.

GPK is a member here, he and his partner just opened a new gun/ammo shop in Easton, MA. Specializing in pre-ban and hard to find stuff.

Called Zero Hour Arms. 7 Renker Drive, Easton, MA.

There. Shameless plug. Happy, PM?

oh, and Lobst-ah-man? Stay out of the DMV. Bad things happen there. I should know. I live a spit away.



No not happy....you forgot the phone number.
Link Posted: 12/20/2005 5:32:14 AM EST
[Last Edit: 12/20/2005 5:33:01 AM EST by daisywench]
yeesh...I should be on salary...It's just a good thing I like the owners....

here. I'm done.

A NEW ARMS STORE FOR PEOPLE WHO KNOW

ZERO HOUR ARMS

7 RENKER DRIVE TEL# 508-584-0291
West Bridgewater MA

E-mail at ZeroHourArms@Yahoo.com


Specialising in Pre-Ban everything and Hard to find MA compliant pistols.

Gunsmtih on site

Now OPEN


Normal hours are

Monday---Closed

Tuesday---10-7

Wenensday---10-5

Thursday---10-7

Friday---10-9

Saturday + Sunday 10-5


Link Posted: 12/20/2005 5:55:04 AM EST
Great, thanks for the info. Sounds great... especially considering the quality of the shop and smiths around here. Oh, and Daisy your not kidding about the DMV! . I try to avoid it like MA. Bad things can happen to law abiding RI gun owners over there too. I live 10 min from the border so its hard. I think that a road trip to Easton is in order though. Good luck with the shop, I'll pass along the info to any interested people. Not too many people Daisy. RI is so small the idea of a hometown forum is kinda funny. Do we have a count? 20-30? members. Its so easy for us to get something together and all be close. Happy Holidays to all.
Link Posted: 12/20/2005 5:57:37 AM EST

Originally Posted By lobsterman:
Great, thanks for the info. Sounds great... especially considering the quality of the shop and smiths around here. Oh, and Daisy your not kidding about the DMV! . I try to avoid it like MA. Bad things can happen to law abiding RI gun owners over there too. I live 10 min from the border so its hard. I think that a road trip to Easton is in order though. Good luck with the shop, I'll pass along the info to any interested people. Not too many people Daisy. RI is so small the idea of a hometown forum is kinda funny. Do we have a count? 20-30? members. Its so easy for us to get something together and all be close. Happy Holidays to all.



heh. heh. he said "law abiding".

heh heh.

It's hard not to be close in Rhode Island.



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