hello from the deep south

Discussion in 'Member Introductions' started by drbobc, Dec 19, 2007.

  1. drbobc

    drbobc Well-Known Member

    Nov 2, 2007
    Well I live in south alabama in a small town called semmes (a suburb of Mobile and named after the idiot who was putting the torpedoes in the water that caused Farragut to say "damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead". Since I am retired I have rekindled my interest in rifles and have 8 including a 257 weatherby, a 270 weatherby, a 300 weatherby, a 30-378 weatherby, a 220 swift, a 22-250, and a 243 winchester. If I can figure out how to get the money, I will purchase a 22-6 mm ackley improved that is written up in this month's American Rifleman.

    Wish the most joyous holiday cheer to everyone.

    bob chronister
  2. Len Backus

    Len Backus Administrator Staff Member

    May 2, 2001
    Bob, welcome. Good to have some more experience here on the site.

  3. NYLES

    NYLES Well-Known Member

    Dec 18, 2006
    Semmes I know where that is! Right between me and my true home Crestview FL.

    Welcome aboard!
  4. Buffalobob

    Buffalobob Writers Guild

    Jun 12, 2001
    Is the Blue Jay Restuarant still there on the causeway?

    I worked for the Corp of Engineers, Mobile District back in 1973 - 1975. We would make a run down to Bayou la Batre and buy raw shrimp by the 50# bushel for a $1.00 a pound right off the boat. I am hungry just thinking about it.