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The most masculine attribute?

Started this discussion. Last reply by René Eichhorn Jun 14. 108 Replies

What single word sums up everything that you believe masculinity to be? What would you say the single most important attribute a man could have is? Please explain your answer. Continue

Arrow making.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark R Apr 15, 2014. 6 Replies

Howdy everyone, just a couple quick questions that I'd like to get everyone's opinion on. I've made a few of my own arrows this past winter with a hand plane and it would take me about 1 day to make…Continue

Firearm Instructor as a Career.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Regular Joe Mar 3, 2014. 24 Replies

Howdy everyone, this is my first post on here and I was looking for some insight. Are any of you firearms instructors or know of anyone who is one as a career? I did some serious thinking about where…Continue

Tags: Career, Instructor, Firearms

 

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René Eichhorn replied to Ben B.'s discussion The most masculine attribute?
"Yes my penis, my balls and my beard, that's looks manly. "
Jun 14
Jeffre Pawlack replied to Ben B.'s discussion The most masculine attribute?
"Responsibility Responsibility to: 1.  Creator - you take responsibility to follow the greatest commandments:  Love the Lord your God with all your heart and to love your neighbor as your self 2.  Self - you take responsibility (and…"
Jun 13
george morgan replied to Ben B.'s discussion The most masculine attribute?
"Honor....in all things!"
Jun 11
Lawrence Blunt replied to Ben B.'s discussion The most masculine attribute?
"A sense of right and wrong."
Jun 11
Dave replied to Ben B.'s discussion The most masculine attribute?
"Courage. Sometimes the road to manhood, is long and there is fear. Fear if acceptance among your fellow man. Fear of disappointing your dad, brothers and friends. Courage."
Jun 10
Jack Bauer replied to Ben B.'s discussion First 1911 pistol. in the group Riflemen
"I have a Kimber Custom II.  Highly recommended.  I think it was about $700.  It's Kimber's basic model ... but, functionally, it's no different from their higher end stuff. JB"
Jan 22
Themetalman replied to Ben B.'s discussion First 1911 pistol. in the group Riflemen
"colts arent worth the price imo i dont trust remington after the model 700 and r 51 debacle  if you want a gi thats made in usa i can suggest inland or springfield ... but i own a rock island and for the money you honestly cant beat it  "
Jan 22
Mike M. replied to Ben B.'s discussion M1 Garand, solid investment? in the group Riflemen
"I don't own one, but I've shot a friend's a number of times.  The first time, I went into it thinking that I was shooting it as more of a historical experience than a good shooting one, and boy was I wrong.  It was a delight…"
Dec 23, 2015
Kit the Odd replied to Ben B.'s discussion First 1911 pistol. in the group Riflemen
"I've owned 2 Taurus 1911s and both have been excellent.  Good triggers, reliable, and lots of nice options for the money.  One of them had a problem with the 2 halves of the ambidextrous safety coming apart, but a different safety or…"
Nov 12, 2015
Kevin Collier replied to Ben B.'s discussion First 1911 pistol. in the group Riflemen
"I have one of the Remington 1911s and it is an extremely well made gun. Tightly fitted, accurate with an excellent trigger and very good sights. I can highly recommend this gun. Also, in American made guns, look for Ruger's 1911, they have a…"
Nov 12, 2015
Greg S replied to Ben B.'s discussion First 1911 pistol. in the group Riflemen
"Ruger's SR1911 is a good quality gun for around $700, and it's stainless steel too."
Nov 12, 2015
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First 1911 pistol.

Hello Gents, I'm planning on buying my first handgun and I am really leaning towards a 1911. I love the American image of a 1911, the history behind it and the design itself. I also am a big fan of the .45 ACP round, and the fact that it is an all steel handgun. Anyone have any suggestions as to what entry level 1911 would be a good choice? I'm looking at $800 as my limit. I know a lot of people like the RIA 1911 but I would prefer something made in America. Been hearing good things about the…See More
Nov 12, 2015
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Wood characteristics questions.

Hello everyone! I just joined this group because I figured this would be the place to come for all wood related questions. I have been making wooden arrows for the past couple of months and experimenting with a couple different woods. I was wondering if anyone could give me information on the following species of wood such as density, strength, straightness, and ability to take a stain, also availability from local lumber yards. The woods I am considering right now are Birch, Sugar Maple (have…See More
Sep 17, 2015
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Instinctive archery, Marksmanship, survival skills, Mixed Martial Arts, hiking.
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“Walk tall, kick ass, learn to speak Arabic, love music and never forget you come from a long line of truth seekers, lovers and warriors.”

― Hunter S. Thompson

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At 4:23pm on February 12, 2014, Herb Munson said…

Hey there Ben. Welcome to The Great Debate. Great to have you with us!

 
 
 

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Beowulf87 replied to Blair Brown's discussion Is coloring your hair unmanly?
"Coloring because you're going gray (something I also plan to NOT do) is different than coloring the natural color.  Just different issues, in my opinion."
41 minutes ago
Beowulf87 replied to Henrik Stroemblad's discussion Lacking in the most basic of common cortesy
"I'm really sorry to have to say this, but whether you agree with Henrik or not perhaps we could show him the common courtesy he is concerned with disappearing?  Why the insults?  Mr. Muir, we have conversed before, and you have been…"
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Beowulf87 replied to Henrik Stroemblad's discussion Lacking in the most basic of common cortesy
"Wow, why the profanity?  I agree, Henrik, I do not understand how people can not wash their hands and sneeze all about.  I do find it highly...uncouth.  It's a bacterial issue (yes, so are phones).  Belching and farting, for…"
48 minutes ago
Vendetta replied to Henrik Stroemblad's discussion Lacking in the most basic of common cortesy
"If you chew with your mouth open, we wouldn't get along."
1 hour ago
Steve Dallas replied to Henrik Stroemblad's discussion Lacking in the most basic of common cortesy
"Yeah, John and I are some sharp mofo's, not a big need to follow when we lay the truth all over the subject"
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Nick H replied to David F.'s discussion Immigration & Expats
"CFA was a polite term when I lived home. I heard MP Scott Brison in NS recently speaking poorly about it. I guess it too has become a slur in my absence."
2 hours ago
Jack Bauer replied to Henrik Stroemblad's discussion Lacking in the most basic of common cortesy
"No guts, no glory. JB"
2 hours ago
jacksbuddy replied to Henrik Stroemblad's discussion Lacking in the most basic of common cortesy
"I WAS going to comment on this topic; But reading the statements made by John Muir and Steve Dallas, on the very first page no less, - - - I think I will refrain."
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