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Vicki Millett

RETIRED FIREFIGHTER/LIEUTENANT


Maine

Who or what got you into shooting?

Started as a kid hunting with my father

 

First or favorite gun?

30-30 Marlin

 

What is your favorite gun accessory? Why?

Scope, my eyesight isn't what it used to be.

 

Favorite place to shoot or hunt?

Local Fish & Game for shooting and my land for hunting

 

Favorite shooting/hunting apparel?

I guess I’d say my Cabela vest.

 

Favorite shooting/hunting partner?

I shoot alone other than trap shooting, and I hunt alone.

 

Best shooting/hunting memory?

They're all good

 

I own a gun because:

I more or less grew up with guns. I was a Deputy Sheriff for a while and I carry one for personal protection.

 

How do you feel about pink guns?

I don't, not my style

 

Do you go to the range to amp up or chill out?

That depends...sometimes it's relaxing, sometimes it's a boost of spirits.

 

Best gun tip?

Always know where your muzzle is pointing and keep your finger off the trigger until you identify your target.

 

Your choice of gun for protection?

Smith & Wesson .38 Special P

 

Guns or shoes?

Guns most definitely

 

Who or what inspires you?

At my age it's inspiring just to stand upright...that's another day to look forward too.

 

What’s the one thing you can’t live without?

Really can't think of much other than the necessary items to live

 

What’s your favorite app?

Have none

 

Book you’re reading?

None

 

Favorite TV Show?

Science channels and National Geographic Channel

 

What’s new on your iPod?

I don’t own one.

 

Favorite sports team?

I do not like sports other then rodeos or shooting events.

 

My theme song is:

None

 

Favorite vacation spot?

None

 

Your greatest accomplishment?

Being the first woman in the state of Maine to be a professional firefighter and the first to make Lieutenant