Featured Show Us Your Tats Recoil Staff September 28, 2017 Join the Conversation Our latest submission comes from Skeeter Leggett, a gunsmith and machinist at Backwoods Firearms & Ammo in Millsap, Texas. “I have worked on guns since my grandfather let me take apart and clean his shotgun when I was 8 years old. No matter what job I had to make a living, I always worked on guns on the side. Blessed to do it for my living now,” he says. The old saying, “you are what you do” comes to mind. Got any flesh emblazoned with some firearms ink you’d like to share with us? See the submission info below. 1911 Artist: Freddy Payne Electric Ink, Stephenville, TX Skeeter Leggett: My 1911 is my favorite handgun of all time. A Colt Delta Elite, 10mm. I open carry one every day. Cannons Artist: Flash Sacred Heart Tattoo, Las Vegas, NV Skeeter Leggett: Field artillery. The crossed artillery cannons on my hand are the Army symbol for my job in the military, 13 Bravo. AR-15 Artist: Freddy Payne Electric Ink, Stephenville, TX Skeeter Leggett: The AR-15, to me, it’s America’s rifle. I joined the Army because I couldn’t afford to buy one, and so I could use all the other guns well. When my recruiter asked what I wanted to do, I said shoot M16s and the biggest guns possible, so he made me a 13 Bravo. Latin Quote Artist: Flash Sacred Heart Tattoo, Las Vegas, NV Skeeter Leggett: My favorite quote, “If you want peace, prepare for war.” “Si vis pacem, para bellum” is my way of saying that a strong, massive, and prepared military is how we keep America free. Ad Hoc Artist: Freddy Payne Electric Ink, Stephenville, TX Skeeter Leggett: The finger tat “ad hoc” is a solution to a specific problem. I got it because of my love of Latin and guns, and it was perfect for a tat to fit on that finger. Got a gun tattoo you’d like to share? Please send some well-lit, high resolution photos to [email protected], along with your name, the tattoo artist’s name, the studio name and city in which it was done, and 50-70 words on what the tattoo is of and why you got it. By sending in submissions, you grant TEN: The Enthusiast Network the unrestricted, transferable and sub-licensable, irrevocable, royalty-free, world-wide, and perpetual license to reproduce, distribute, publicly display, make derivative works of, and otherwise use the submissions in any media whatsoever now known or later invented throughout the world for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or not. Explore RECOILweb:5.7x28mm RenaissanceThe Ashley Update: M2 Machine Gun History and Simulator at the Cody Firearms MuseumWhen steampunk hits the rangeEOTech Vudu 5-25x Super Short Scope NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.