Gizmo's big announcement

Discussion in 'Taxidermy' started by gizmo, Oct 10, 2016.

  1. CAustin

    CAustin AH ENABLER BRONZE SUPPORTER AH Ambassador

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    Congrats and good luck Gizmo!
     
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  2. thi9elsp

    thi9elsp GOLD SUPPORTER AH Fanatic

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    Good for you - it's never to soon to pursue what you love to do.
     
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    Well now I feel like I definitely got to come down at some point. I told my little brother that a trip for hogs and doves could be a great one. Congratulations and best of luck on all of it Erik!
     
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  4. Aaron Nietfeld

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    Congratulations on doing something we all dream of! Best of luck with your new venture!
     
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  5. ActionBob

    ActionBob AH ENABLER SILVER SUPPORTER AH Legend

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    Congrats on making the big change Buddy! I'm glad to call you friend and although I am very grateful for your service and the service of all the men and women of the police service... I'm happy my friend is no longer employed as a bullet stopper ;)

    Best of luck in the new business and all your ventures! (y)
     
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  6. gizmo

    gizmo AH ENABLER SPONSOR Since 2015 AH Ambassador

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    Thank you sir, and boy do we have quail this year. Best year we've had in a decade.
     

  7. gizmo

    gizmo AH ENABLER SPONSOR Since 2015 AH Ambassador

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    Just give me a shout when your ready, I'd love to hunt with y'all.
     
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  8. gizmo

    gizmo AH ENABLER SPONSOR Since 2015 AH Ambassador

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    Bob thank you. You, Royal, and Simon have done so much for me and helping me to realize my abilities to pursue my dreams. I'm honored and proud to have y'all as friends.
     
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  9. gizmo

    gizmo AH ENABLER SPONSOR Since 2015 AH Ambassador

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    Spikey I'm sorry you are deprived of good beer. It's terrible having to drink shit beer all the time and not even know it's shit beer. :p:p:p:p:p Poor guy, I'll have to try and help you out and put you on the road to recovery this year if you make it to DSC.
     
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  10. Hank2211

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    Congratulations on taking the plunge Erik. Never easy to make these sorts of decisions . . . I wish you the best of luck in the new endeavour. I mean to hunt an aoudad one of these days, and when I do, I will look for Top of Texas Taxidermy!

    Hank
     
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    Congrats and all the best with all your future guiding and Top of Texas Taxidermy !

    R.
     
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    It looks to be another AH success story in the making....Congratulations!!!
     
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    Congrats Erik! Best of Luck!
     
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    +1 on that!
     
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  15. Royal27

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    This Erik!

    Excited for you!
     
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    Erik, congrats and wish you the best !
     
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  17. TallGrassHunter

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    I don't know Gizmo,, I think you missed a grand opportunity. Having bought the taxidermy business, why not stay on the force, shoot the bad guys, stuff and mount them, and open a museum?
    Best of luck on your new business, sounds like a lot of fun.
     
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  18. oldhoward

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    Gizmo congrats and best wishes on your new endeavor.
     
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  19. gizmo

    gizmo AH ENABLER SPONSOR Since 2015 AH Ambassador

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    lmfao. Right.... Thing is I'm tired of shootouts and being a bullet magnet. Unfortunately the Supreme Court back in the 50's ruled trophy pics with the bad guys after it is over as unconstitutional. I can't imagine the shit storm of taxidermying them especially in today's time. I like the way you think though :D
     

  20. gizmo

    gizmo AH ENABLER SPONSOR Since 2015 AH Ambassador

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    In reality everyone here in the AH community has played a huge role in my ability to make this decision. For that I owe all of you a huge thank you. My family is very thankful also.
     
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