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ZappaRam
04-19-2006, 11:03 AM
Just thought I'd introduce myself.

Name's Tom. I'm currently active-duty AF stationed down in South Carolina.

I'm fairly new to the Five-Seven having only had mine since Oct. In that time I've only shot with it twice as I was having difficulty getting ahold of ammo. Now that I've got a place to provide me with a steady supply, I plan on taking it out to the range quite a bit more and becoming more proficient with it.

I've been to this forum a few times to use it as a reference and decided to finally join. I see my good buddy DO (who introduced me to the gun) has recently joined up here as well.

http://fivesevenforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2687

Cheers,
Tom

jmz5
04-19-2006, 11:10 AM
welcome to the board
:welcome:

kamo
04-19-2006, 12:13 PM
Welcome to the board Tom, make sure once you take it out to the range more to give us a good ol report. thanks for serving our country

jmz5
04-19-2006, 12:17 PM
and pics
:ttiwwp:

ZappaRam
04-19-2006, 12:41 PM
Actually I'll be at the range this Saturday with a few friends (he's trying out his new SA XD-40). I'll be sure to bring my DSLR out and get some pics.

Next on the list of priorities, pay the $50 for my SC CCW permit and get a holster & belt.

Thanks for the welcome you guys!

btown02
04-19-2006, 12:55 PM
Next on the list of priorities, pay the $50 for my SC CCW permit
That's great. Here it's $117.

ZappaRam
04-19-2006, 01:00 PM
Well normally its $100. $50 for the permit and $50 for the class. I don't have to take the class as I have my my firing card for qualifying on the government M-9. This counts as training and saves me $50.

My home state of VA does the same thing.

btown02
04-19-2006, 01:14 PM
It's $117 for the CCW and if you had to take the class that would be about another $45. My Department ID is good enough I don't need the class. :)

kamo
04-19-2006, 01:31 PM
i paid $125 for the class and its another $140 for the ccw

ZappaRam
04-19-2006, 01:39 PM
Wow...that is quite a bit!

Here are my tools of the trade. The FiveseveN and my Mossberg 590 tac model shotgun.

http://img518.imageshack.us/img518/4488/homedefense6ud.jpg

rips31
04-19-2006, 03:31 PM
wow...he got an iom. nice!

jmz5
04-19-2006, 03:38 PM
ccw permit runs $20 in PA

rips31
04-19-2006, 04:00 PM
ccw in kali, sf in particular, is made of unobtanium.

jmz5
04-19-2006, 04:26 PM
lol, that sux, move to a red state

Esteves
04-19-2006, 05:25 PM
ccw in kali, sf in particular, is made of unobtanium.

Time to relocate to some part of the free world... :horse:

f3rr37
04-19-2006, 05:36 PM
wow...he got an iom. nice!

why be suprised? It's the only way to go! :)

rips31
04-19-2006, 08:18 PM
why be suprised? It's the only way to go! :)
iom's are somewhat hard to get. or, at a premium price.

Milehigh
04-20-2006, 02:42 AM
Good choice w/the IOM. Get one (ccw) from florida through the mail....$117 and good in a boat load of states, also good for 5 years.

rips31
04-20-2006, 03:25 PM
i dunno...ppl tell me that the utah one is better. 2 fewer states or so, but cheaper and not public info.