New kid on the block

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by BlackGun, Mar 14, 2004.

  1. BlackGun

    BlackGun New Member

    Jun 15, 2001
    Hey! Ya'll! Morning. Where's the coffee? I just want to let ya'll know, we are expecting a new kid on the block. His name is Taylor Hendon , he's from Brazora Texas and is down visiting his grand parents for spring break. He saw one of our advertisment signs and asked his grandmother to stop him by the gun shop for a look around. He and granny, who ain't a shabby looking honey herself, come by for a look see and visit for about an half hour. He walks up to me., shakes my hand and thanks me for allowing him to brouse. A ole SxS hammered coach gun sat in a corner and he kept eye balling it. He told his granny that he just had to have that gun. I thought to my self, nice kid, and comes with manners to boot. We'll a week later I look up and there he is stand at the counter looking for that SxS. He asked permisson to look at the guns. I asked where is granny was and he said he was with his pappaw today. as Taylor browsed the store for the new stuff that comes in dayly, pappaw and I engaged in conversation. It seems Tayor has a living passion for guns and the entire family supports his hobby. Again as he leaves after our visit, he shakes my hand and thanks me for my hospitality. I told him to hold up just a moment and I walked to the computer and brought up TFF> I told him about the wonderful comradderay we have and that he, Taylor would be welcome here if he elected to visit and join in the knowledge we all readly share with one another. I couldn't think of a better bunch of fellow gun enthuisist to expose the young shooter to. So if he signs in please welcome Tayor, TFF style.

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  2. Remington597

    Remington597 Former Guest

    Feb 24, 2004
    What a great story!, thank you for inspiring our youth with your patriotism and hospitality. We will sure make this young man feel right at home.

  3. merc

    merc New Member

    Jun 30, 2003
    Pelham, NH
    That truly is exceptional.I really like to hear about our young people being introduced to the shhoting sports.
    As far as a correct and warm welcome to the firearms forum, that goes without asking for it.
    I have not seen one new person come in without a super frinedly welcome.
    These are the best , most knowledgable (collectively) bunch of sportsmen and sportswomen on the internet.
  4. Marlin

    Marlin *TFF Admin Staff Chief Counselor*

    Keep up the good work, BG.

    This is what helps keep our hobby alive and our freedoms free.
  5. SouthernMoss

    SouthernMoss *Admin Tech Staff*

    Jan 1, 2003
    SW MS
    Great story, BG! We'll be sure to give the young man a big welcome. :)
  6. IShootBack

    IShootBack Well-Known Member

    Sep 22, 2002
    Thanks for sharing your story. Hope the young feller stops in. I'm sure he'll like it here.

    Let us know if he ends up with the SxS.

  7. hillbilly_joe

    hillbilly_joe New Member

    Mar 13, 2004
    Brazoria, Texas
    thanks yall

    Thanks yall i like the welcome i am the new kid .:D
  8. Marlin

    Marlin *TFF Admin Staff Chief Counselor*

    Glad to have you at TFF, hbj.

    I hope you will join in the fun and festivitiesoften. We have a very congenial bunch of folks here and the collective knowledge about guns, shooting and all other related subjects is second to none elsewhere.

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  9. Xracer

    Xracer *TFF Admin Staff Mediator*

    Hi hbj.......a warm welcome to TFF! :)
  10. BlackGun

    BlackGun New Member

    Jun 15, 2001
    You go guy's & gal's

    Ya'll bring tears to my ole eye's with
    your welcome to this youngster! Thanks !
    I expected nothing less *(Qualility) And we have it!

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  11. BG, We like the "Young Guns"...makes us young again!...;)

    'Course it gives me some folks ta shoot against also...:cool:
  12. stash247

    stash247 New Member

    Oct 18, 2003
    Central Texas
    Welcome aboard, HBJ. Glad to have ya.
  13. Remington597

    Remington597 Former Guest

    Feb 24, 2004
    Welcome. We hope you come often and enjoy it here as much as we all do.
  14. cointoss2

    cointoss2 Guest

    Thanks Blackgun for taking the time to introduce a new member, hbj and share with us how polite, curtious and enthusiastic of firearms as we all are here.:) :) :)
  15. Mesen

    Mesen Active Member

    Feb 16, 2001

    Hey hbj! Welcome to TFF. Don't let these guys fool you! They act crazy but they are a wealth of info when it comes to any type of weapons. But since you've BlackGun you probably know that!

    Had a friend of mine visit this weekend and when I brought up TFF he sat for at least an hour just going thru the posts. He was looking for a paticular gun and when I sent him here his first reaction was the nerves about dealing with folks online. After reading for a while he decided you all may not be so bad after all. Told him you all were the only ones I would deal with so that helped. Maybe when he gets online we'll see more of him.

    See Ya
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