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Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds (2005-2015)' started by EatSleepTacos, Jun 5, 2017.

  1. Jun 25, 2019 at 12:42 PM
    BravesRunner

    BravesRunner “Exploration is curiosity put into action”

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    Yeah that's pretty badass. Does he get another to pass to someone else or is that the only one he is given over his terms? Just curious. I'm definitely intrigued right now.
     
  2. Jun 25, 2019 at 12:43 PM
    EatSleepTacos

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    He has a whole slew of coins and gives them out as he sees fit, but generally they’re not just given out for no reason. That goes for coins in general.
     
  3. Jun 25, 2019 at 12:50 PM
    BravesRunner

    BravesRunner “Exploration is curiosity put into action”

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    That's pretty freakin' sweet! Can they be given to civilians or just to military?
     
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  4. Jun 25, 2019 at 12:50 PM
    EatSleepTacos

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    Anyone! I work in a military environment now and you bet your ass I’m asking for a coin when I leave.
     
  5. Jun 25, 2019 at 12:57 PM
    ovrlndkull

    ovrlndkull STUKASFK - HC4LIFE SOS CONCEPTS

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    Don't forget if a fellow military member slaps his challenge coin down at a bar and you don't have yours from your unit then you're buying the next round.

    I'll dig around for the ones I've gotten from friends and family. My most prized one was from my great uncle. Gotten one from a seal, marine recon, great uncle, navy pilot, and an AWACS pilot. All of which were very close friends. I'll never get rid of them.

    @Rome604 I've got a very personal autographed copy of George W. autobiography. My cousin is friends with his daughters and his best friend married Jenna. Got to meet the whole family at my cousin's wedding. That was a real treat for me since my uncles brother served under him as his ambassador to Oman. Pretty crazy how small the world became. With 2 different sides of my family with very personal ties to them.
     
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  6. Jun 25, 2019 at 1:41 PM
    Rome604

    Rome604 I am the Captain now

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    My wife worked for him and he gave me the coin after he found out I was a police officer in Atlanta. He has a bunch of them and hands them out when he wants to.
     
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  7. Jun 25, 2019 at 1:42 PM
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    To me, the ones available for purchase have no real meaning. It is the ones that are earned that are special. I have accumulated a few over the years as they are passed around in law enforcement as well.
     
  8. Jun 25, 2019 at 1:44 PM
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    They are almost always give as a token of appreciation, or as recognition for going above and beyond ones duty. They have access to many, but they are prudently given. If you happen to earn or be given duplicates of a coin, there are always others that are willing to trade as well. But like I posted above, the ones earned are always the most special.

    I keep my duplicates, so that when I retire, they can be put in my shadow box and I will have the front and back of each coin to display in it.
     
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  9. Jun 25, 2019 at 1:58 PM
    ovrlndkull

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    I have a SWAT team one from the local Sheriff's office I'll send you if you want it just gotta find it.
     
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  10. Jun 25, 2019 at 3:45 PM
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    Hwhipped up some basic but beefy hi lift mounts today out of some 1/8" bar stock and 1/2" bolts. Paint drying overnight and my large wing nuts will arrive tomorrow for it.

     
  11. Jun 25, 2019 at 4:38 PM
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    I agree. My police academy challenge coin and the coin given to me by the former Vice President are my two most valued coins since it would be very hard to ever replace them. I started collecting coins for the military bases that I was visiting just as a way to keep track of all the places I've been. But they could easily be replaced if lost or stolen.
     
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  13. Jun 26, 2019 at 5:41 AM
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    Im on it. It has been addressed. Good luck Big Homie
     
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  14. Jun 26, 2019 at 7:23 AM
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    FadedComa Failed Porn Star.........

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    You saved my life sliding in at the last moment......
     
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  15. Jun 26, 2019 at 8:20 AM
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    Justanotherhemi Tin Foil Special Edition

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    You are welcome.
     
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  16. Jun 26, 2019 at 9:51 AM
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    Gunshot-6A West Coast Randy

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    All mine got stolen out the back of my U-haul in Seattle a few years ago along with the box that had all of my 201 file paperwork in it. Thieves must have been soiling themselves for a while when they saw the training records in there.
     
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  17. Jun 26, 2019 at 10:30 AM
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  18. Jun 26, 2019 at 2:12 PM
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    Gunshot-6A West Coast Randy

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    Haha. Yeah pretty much.

    Synthetic aperture radar analysis, microfacial expression analysis, surveillence and counter-intel detection strategies were among them. Granted the class titles sounded way cooler than the material presented, but yeah...it sounds scary enough.

    Worst part was the box it was in also had my favorite pair of hiking pants that North Face has long since discontinued. I loved those pants man!
     
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    :censored::censored::censored:

    Can I just tell everyone how much I hate classified sales...whether it be truck parts, vehicles, furniture, etc...there is no honor in it...

    Doesn't matter if you are the first to ask for something or try to make arrangements for purchase, people just sell shit out from under you anyway! It really pisses me off! If I am first to express interest, I should have first crack at purchase, even if it takes a few days to arrange the sale. ..but no sellers feel that way...there is no shame in their game. They sell the shit to who ever they feel like, despite the rules of common courtesy...:frusty:
     
  20. Jun 26, 2019 at 2:17 PM
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    Gunshot-6A West Coast Randy

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    I try to give that courtesy when I (rarely) sell stuff on KSL. That said, if you can't make it for 4 days, and someone is willing to come look at it today, cash in hand...you better hope I like you. Not trying to be shitty, but a LOT of KSL buyers are just as flakey. I just want my crap gone and money in my pocket.
     

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