Howdy. I'm Ray. I live in Dallas, Texas next to White Rock Lake. I'm a veteran of the USMC/USN. I prefer the ole 1911 in.45 for social situations of the ugly kind. I'd own one of about everything if I had the $ for em'. I'm originally from eastern Oregon. The area is pretty much like this part of Texas. Cattle country. We have one of the largest rodeos on the planet. Tumbleweeds the size of Buicks I have family out in the sticks near here and love the rural Texan lifestyle/attitude. God bless Texas! I ain't leavin'