close

Privacy guaranteed - Your email is not shared with anyone.

Military surplus firearms forum?

Discussion in 'Clubhouse Office' started by Gary42141, May 13, 2004.


  1. Gary42141

    Gary42141
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Jan 20, 2004
    256
    0
    Location:
    Kentucky
    Would anyone support one being created here?

    I know...the last thing we need is another forum, right? ;f

    I think it'd be a good idea though, since I know there are some MilSurp owners around here, and it seems threads pertaining to MilSurp firearms wind up in a few different forums.

    Anyway....just a thought.
     

    Wanna kill these ads? We can help!
  2. gwalchmai

    gwalchmai
    Expand Collapse
    Lucky Member

    Joined:
    Jan 9, 2002
    24,055
    597
    Location:
    Outside the perimeter
    I kinda like the idea, Gary. Sure, there's plenty of Makarov & Mauser forums, but a catch-all MilSurp forum here might be nice. We could debate the relative merits of Schmidt-Rubins and Arisakas. ;)
     

  3. sharpshooter

    sharpshooter
    Expand Collapse
    Member
    Millennium Member

    Joined:
    Dec 25, 1999
    1,845
    19
    Location:
    NV
    Another vote for a milsurp rifle forum. We need a support group to talk about our addiction and our latest purchases.;a
     
  4. spetsnaz777

    spetsnaz777
    Expand Collapse
    Team 9mmx19

    Joined:
    Aug 9, 2000
    400
    0
    Location:
    Arlington, Virginia
    I'd love to see one!
     
  5. Steve in PA

    Steve in PA
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Mar 1, 2000
    2,313
    27
    Location:
    Pennsylvania
    Sounds good to me :)
     
  6. .264 magnum

    .264 magnum
    Expand Collapse
    CLM

    Joined:
    Dec 5, 2002
    12,555
    261
    Location:
    Dallas TX
    I think Gary has a good idea too.
     
  7. Patricia

    Patricia
    Expand Collapse
    Wild at heart
    Millennium Member CLM

    Joined:
    Apr 5, 1999
    3,399
    0
    Location:
    Flagstaff, AZ
    Gary, I'm going to move this to the Clubhouse Office. When you get to 50 votes, send me a message and I'll get it going for you. :)

    If you want to draw attention to the thread in the Clubhouse Office, add a link to your sig line.
     
  8. 22/45

    22/45
    Expand Collapse
    Snail Driver

    Joined:
    Oct 30, 2001
    412
    2
    Location:
    NC
    Count me in! I couldn't decide whether to post about my new M44's in Non-Glock or The K Klub.
     
  9. kf4zra

    kf4zra
    Expand Collapse
    I miss ya Murph

    Joined:
    Aug 15, 2002
    1,797
    1
    Location:
    Tampa, FL
    i have 4 handguns, all of which are modern, but all of my long guns are milsurp.

    count me in as a vote for a milsurp forum.

    John
     
  10. Gary42141

    Gary42141
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Jan 20, 2004
    256
    0
    Location:
    Kentucky
    Thanks for putting it in a high-traffic area.
     
  11. DesertEagle

    DesertEagle
    Expand Collapse
    OH HELL MY HEAD
    CLM

    Joined:
    May 31, 2001
    441
    0
    Location:
    Rome Ga
  12. Patricia

    Patricia
    Expand Collapse
    Wild at heart
    Millennium Member CLM

    Joined:
    Apr 5, 1999
    3,399
    0
    Location:
    Flagstaff, AZ
    You're welcome Gary. This is where such requests belong.
     
  13. Gary42141

    Gary42141
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Jan 20, 2004
    256
    0
    Location:
    Kentucky
    Right. ;Q
     
  14. Alchemy

    Alchemy
    Expand Collapse
    Senior Member

    Joined:
    Jan 1, 2003
    5,354
    33
    Location:
    Oregon..
    I like the idea, consider the a yea for the forum
     
  15. Patricia

    Patricia
    Expand Collapse
    Wild at heart
    Millennium Member CLM

    Joined:
    Apr 5, 1999
    3,399
    0
    Location:
    Flagstaff, AZ
    So, is that a no on my offer to help edit your sig line to draw more attention to this thread?
     
  16. Gary42141

    Gary42141
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Jan 20, 2004
    256
    0
    Location:
    Kentucky
    I know how to edit my signature.

    Additionally, you mentioned that you moved it here because "this is where such requests belong", even though I'd made no requests of you. I'd simply started a thread in what I believed and still believe was the appropriate place in order to gauge whether or not there was sufficient support for such a forum.

    You felt a need to move it here, and then to tell me how I can draw attention to it. If it hadn't been moved, there'd have been no need to jump through any hoops to draw attention to it.

    At this point, I'd simply delete this thread if I could, but unfortunately we're unable to delete our own threads. So, do whatever you want to do.
     
  17. Patricia

    Patricia
    Expand Collapse
    Wild at heart
    Millennium Member CLM

    Joined:
    Apr 5, 1999
    3,399
    0
    Location:
    Flagstaff, AZ
    Gary, I was not responding to a request from you. The description for this forum, the Clubhouse Office, tells the procedure for asking for new clubs. I moved your thread here because this is where it belongs. That is what I was referring to. If there are 50 votes counted for this, someone needs to contact me and let me know so I can add it.

    "This forum is where all Clubhouse-related information can be posted. This is also the place to post a message if you would like to create a new club. Remember, a new club must have at least fifty members signed up before its forum is created."
     
  18. sharpshooter

    sharpshooter
    Expand Collapse
    Member
    Millennium Member

    Joined:
    Dec 25, 1999
    1,845
    19
    Location:
    NV
    I was looking for this thread, but couldn't find it. Then I realized it was moved here, where nobody ever looks. I doubt anybody will vote for a new club if they don't know about it.
     
  19. Patricia

    Patricia
    Expand Collapse
    Wild at heart
    Millennium Member CLM

    Joined:
    Apr 5, 1999
    3,399
    0
    Location:
    Flagstaff, AZ
    Look through this forum. Almost every club here was formed because people voted in this forum. Look at the CA one. They got 50 votes in record time and I don't recall seeing it posted it another forum.
     
  20. 22/45

    22/45
    Expand Collapse
    Snail Driver

    Joined:
    Oct 30, 2001
    412
    2
    Location:
    NC
    Well, that's 10 or 11 votes, depending on whether or not sharpshooter's post is a vote or not :)

    The idea will get more visibility if you link to it in your signatures, like I have done. I feel sure there's enough interest.