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Discussion in 'US Coast Guard Forum' started by TexasFatboy, Feb 11, 2006.

  1. TexasFatboy

    TexasFatboy

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    First post for the CG.

    16 years and still going strong, working down in Galveston. Any other Coasties? Chime in :)
     
  2. freepatriot

    freepatriot Retired GT Mod Moderator

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    Congrats on the first post, and thanks for your service.

    ;?

    <--- not a Coastie
     

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    Hello Texasboy. I have been in 17 1/2yrs, 14 as a GM.

    To the moderator, thanks for including the Coast Guard, most people forget about us!:(
     
  4. Trebuchet

    Trebuchet Sláinte !

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    16 years coming up in Aug, 2006.

    Currently serving in New Haven, CT

    (hoping to pick up that Anchor this year!)

    ;c ;c ;c
     
  5. Oosik

    Oosik AT?AVT?AET?WTF?

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    16 years in March!
     
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    cowboywannabe you savvy?

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    Tom B Millennium Member

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    U.S.C.G. 1967-1971. Back in the days of wooden ships and iron men! ^1
     
  8. Trebuchet

    Trebuchet Sláinte !

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    ARRRRGH !!


    ;c ;c
     
  9. OrRonin

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    1993 to 1995 SN USCG Sherman
    1995 to 1996 GRU Portland ORegon, Et "A" School in Petaluma
    1996 to 1999 Group New Haven, Later became ESD New Haven

    Got out as an ET2.
     
  10. Kodiak PA

    Kodiak PA Bear Land

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    1980-2000. Ex-HSC...retired as a lowly JG or I like to call, ensign upper half. :)
     
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    PeterJasonMN ****

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    One of my instructors at law enforcement school was XO of the Sundew here in MN.
     
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    2003-present. "Ensign upper half." :) Since this is glock talk, might as well mention I picked up a personal copy of our new service weapon, the Sig P229R DAK... very nice, the CG picked a classy weapon. Going to take some getting used to though.
     
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    We have a few folks that have trouble with the 92F, should be interesting with the P229, I for one, am looking forward to the course of fire :)
     
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    We are in the same situation with regard to people having enough of a challenge with the M9.

    The Sig has a very long (but smooth) trigger pull that, coupled with the .40's pronounced muzzle flip, will require a LOT of ammo to go downrange before all our BTM's can qualify, maybe myself included despite having a head start. Should be interesting in any case.

    Take care.
     
  15. Oosik

    Oosik AT?AVT?AET?WTF?

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    I shot the DAK in October back in SAI school. The highest basic score I ever got on the M9 was 144, DAK 150 first time out! I think that smooth trigger and the fact that there is no real take-up, makes for an easier shooting weapon. Unlike the M9, you're cocking the weapon as soon as pressure is applied to the trigger and it doesn't feel like it. No change in resistance throughout the squeeze. Between the 2 different DA's (PDA,IDA) I found myself releasing the trigger fully since it's the lighter of the two trigger pulls.

    It was a first time shoot for all of us, as far as I remember, we only got 50 round fam-fire before doing basic. Most qual'd first time, I think maybe 1 person had to requal.
     
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    Just shot basic with and PPC with the 229 for the first time. OUt of 30 of us at the range, 3 of us left fully qualified. Nice smooth trigger, I think the non shooters are going to have a hard time due to it being a long pull.

    I was using the shorter pull after the first shot, however, unless you are used to this like with the GLocks, it could be a challenge.

    Cheers
     
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    CGDONE 71-79 Chase, BosSta, & a short gig on a 95 from NL, CT.

    Remember "Morillio's" ??????

    FN64
     
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    12 years in here. Up in AK doing the LORSTA thing. Was stationed in
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    CG LORSTA, AK
     
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    KLR Trogdor!

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    Anybody here also post to Military.com?
     
  20. Terry Wolf

    Terry Wolf Old Coastie

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    FOUR YEARS; 1958-1962

    Recruit Training Station Cape May, NJ
    Lifeboat Station, Charlevoix, MI
    YN school, Groton, CN
    CGC WHITE LUPINE, Ogdensburg, NY
    Group Office, Oswego, NY
    Merchant Marine Inspection Office, Detroit, MI

    G-19, G-21; CC licenses OH, PA, FL.

    Retired.

    Enjoyin' life! :)