I,,and my wife, got R9's about 6 mo's ago and totally happy that we did. It was a stretch dollarwise but that is/was the only hard part to owning one. It carrys well, shoots well and like my Corgi,,,,,,,,,,is a constant companion.
As for the forum, "thank you" to those that make it happen!! I've been a lurker for awhile and happy its here.