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  1. Hot brass casing in my shirt at the range today
  2. How often do you handle your EDC gun unnecessarily?
  3. Beretta 950 BS
  4. How do you guys handle muzzle sweeps by others?
  5. Aiming is Useless
  6. Going Downrange
  7. Unseen Danger!! Check your carry ammo regularly!!
  8. Are rifles "drop safe"?
  9. Still thinking about carrying without a round in the chamber....don't do it!
  10. Always check barrel for obstructions
  11. 18 Yr Old Grand Daughter's First Time
  12. And yet another "accident"
  13. Negligent Discharge Help
  14. Back at the range
  15. Keep guns away from kids or go to jail for 3 yrs & pay nearly $600K
  16. Trigger Lock Question
  17. DQed today, Local IDPA Match....I am an unafe shooter.
  18. And he ran away??
  19. The Four Rules and Exceptions
  20. Firearm-safety instructor shoots student in class
  21. A Gun Safety Gadget "the NRA Kinda Likes"
  22. Maybe a stupid question but I don't get it.
  23. Neglegence anyone??
  24. Video - Good lesson from bad shooter
  25. Idiots at the gun store
  26. Didn't Think the Gun Was Loaded
  27. Help!! Lower left
  28. Navy Recruiter Has ND at Office (Georgia)
  29. This is Why We Can't Have Nice Things!
  30. "Degunning" the house
  31. Training and credentials of private range personal?
  32. airline travel with firearm
  33. Police: Man dies after accidentally shooting himself in the leg
  34. Storing One's Firearms Loaded
  35. Hanging Guns on Wall
  36. Training log paper or smartphone/tablet app
  37. Quest for Master Class Bullseye pistol
  38. Rookie/newcomer question: Characteristics of a competition gun
  39. Why do most handguns have a recoil pattern that goes up?
  40. Gun control? Safety, definitely!
  41. Teacup grip to offset flinch
  42. Alternate method of loading the chamber
  43. Conflict of two rules
  44. Man Fatally Shoots Himself with his "Unloaded" Shotgun
  45. Funny Video on Gun Safety
  46. gun handling and safety sessions at our local club
  47. No Respect for Guns....Issue at Range
  48. Scary Incident At The Range Tonight
  49. Sobering story about AD with 12 gauge shotgun
  50. Kids gaining access to OUR guns
  51. Thrift Store Worker Shot By Gun In Donated Sock.
  52. MIL's .25
  53. AD/ND experience.
  54. How tragedy happens--Not this time
  55. Firearms safety & educational courses
  56. Sterling Archer Teaches Gun Safety
  57. Blinking
  58. Got my first 0.177 caliber firearm today! (For training my kids)
  59. Shooting with one bad eye
  60. It doesn't matter who you are...
  61. Your Thoughts on NRA Range Safety Certification
  62. Gun Fumble
  63. What happens when you dont follow the rules! Graphic Pics !
  64. Never going to a range on a weekend ever again.
  65. I took my daughter to the range yesterday...
  66. THIS LITTLE BULLET (Rare John Wayne) 1970's-Excellent safety film for kids
  67. Learn how NOT to handle a firearm. GOTTA SEE
  68. Fess up...Accidental discharge
  69. Recommend central Florida instructor for a child?
  70. Using a New "Hammerless" Pistol
  71. Man shot, killed in game of quick draw.
  72. LCP vs SR40c
  73. Deer Hunter Points Gun at Fellow Hunter
  74. She Can Shoot training for women, by women
  75. Negligent Glock Discharge- "It Can't happen to me".
  76. Foolish neighbors - kids with BB guns
  77. M&P Apex trigger conversion
  78. I had an ND
  79. Shooting Buddy Admits to Shooting 4 TVs!!!
  80. Man suffers serious facial wounds in rifle-cleaning mishap
  81. Drunks and guns.... am I overreacting?
  82. Negligent Discharge...So ashamed. (no one hurt)
  83. Dumbest cop on the planet
  84. Another ND girl shot in head
  85. Gun accident hurts officer at Police Academy
  86. Why is this woman pointing a gun at her forehead?
  87. Very Bad-Local CHL Holder Succumbs to Carelessness
  88. Kids Birthday Party at the Range - Awesome Idea
  89. BAD: Brother (accidently) shoots sister with illegal gun
  90. Gun goes off at the Puyallup Gun Show yesterday
  91. Bad: ND into neighbors townhouse
  92. Best friends hunting accident
  93. ND Story from Wayback... LEO
  94. And HOW did the gun discharge???
  95. Great visuals for Handling guns safely
  96. BAD: I made a negligent mistake the other day.
  97. This doesn't seem safe at all...
  98. Keep your finger off the trigger! (Powerful lesson learned)
  99. Another YouTube example of idiotic gun handling
  100. BAD- please lock your guns up
  101. CWP Instructor/Deputy accidentaly shoots student.
  102. Ugly. Former police chief has negligent discharge
  103. Video Of Idiot With AK47 Totally Unsafe
  104. Accidental Disharge at Church
  105. Idiot graces pawn shop...
  106. A question from an Anti
  107. Cops and Guns
  108. Dangerous Gun Handling at the Gun Store
  109. A new shooter joins the ranks!
  110. Safety reminder
  111. BB gun for Christmas.
  112. Target Scoring in Chinese Army Firing Range (Video)
  113. Kids and toy guns/"pretending" to shoot someone
  114. Hunter kills himself after accidental shooting of friend.
  115. At a local gun store last Saturday ....
  116. Keeping it simple: The 2 Rules of Safety
  117. BAD: Guy left gun unattended at the LGS.
  118. My first squib
  119. How dangerous is firing a gun into the air?
  120. Trial proceedings on INSession (TruTV) right now
  121. The Bad: Man shoots off penis with pink pistol ...
  122. Woman shoots daughter with "cigarette lighter"
  123. Another sad story (23 year old dead)
  124. Here goes again!
  125. My response to the story of the toddler who recently shot herself...
  126. Really, Really Bad : Toddler Shot & Killed Accidentally
  127. ND in Loudoun VA
  128. What not to do when playing with your gun.
  129. Crimson Trace
  130. GOOD: Tom Selleck corrects extras poor gun handling on set...
  131. Negligent discharge at Illinois gun show
  132. Death in my neighborhood today
  133. BabyJanq's 'First Shots' Pt 1 & 2 ~ Age 8
  134. Gun Storage
  135. New shooter, first gun, no powder, but still needs to be handled properly!
  136. Need Help! Source for Breech Flags or Breech Plugs
  137. Question for all you women shooters out there.
  138. Rifle shooting from the prone position questions...
  139. Fundamentals Question New Shooter Here
  140. 'The Two Most Important Rules of Firearm Safety'
  141. When is a gun considered "Loaded"?
  142. Idiot with a gun
  143. Idiot people at the range slight rant....
  144. A Horrible Hunting Accident - Violation of all safety rules
  145. ND in Bass Pro Shop
  146. My 3 Year Old and Guns
  147. OK so I had a SD (stupid discharge)
  148. BAD: Man bleeds to death in theater parking lot from ND in car
  149. Shooting while pregnant.... I couldn't find the original thread...
  150. For safety, no loaded weapons.
  151. Taking a friend to the range tomorrow for the first time!
  152. Primer strike
  153. brain malfunction at range
  154. Safety Bullet?
  155. Nooooo!
  156. tell me about chamber flags?
  157. Has Anyone Seen "The Road" ???
  158. A constantly needed reminder...
  159. A mistake, but it was caught
  160. Made me very nervous :/
  161. "Shooting with old Eyes"
  162. OFGC Steel Challenge 6-5-10
  163. Young guns: Pro gun article in Air Force Times newspaper
  164. Familiarity and complacency are a deadly combination.
  165. How young is too young and how old is too late????
  166. Trigger manipulation terminology; 'Squeeze', 'Press' and 'Pull'
  167. I'm anal to the point of being a PITA when it comes to firearm safety. This is why!!
  168. Near disaster
  169. Need Help Getting My G/F on target
  170. Not a good day at the range
  171. House fire and loose ammo
  172. Just Did Something Really Stupid
  173. Walther P22? Short or long barrel?
  174. Gun range cowboy stories
  175. Lead and Pregnancy help
  176. Young ladies at the range
  177. How many here have hearing loss and/or Tinnitus?
  178. another Snubbie question
  179. Snubby Safety Question
  180. Warning Shot?
  181. advice please
  182. 10 year old daughter and first time at range
  183. When did people start teaching trigger discipline?
  184. Firearm safety... please read
  185. Beginner/Novice Firearms Safety Issues
  186. My wife says our house will blow up!
  187. when are you ready to teach?
  188. Easy slide racking
  189. don't want to make anyone mad but....
  190. ND
  191. Slam fires!
  192. Memphis Police recruit shot in the arm
  193. Kids and guns
  194. A different kind of gun safety: avoiding toxic substances and chemicals
  195. Mistakes we have made.
  196. Secure for Flight Operations
  197. Pulled gun on a shadow.
  198. I d i o t s !
  199. Shooting Ranges Can Be A Scary Place
  200. Never assume its not chambered! Always check!!
  201. A Primer: Differences in appearance and function between a 'Clip' and a 'Magazine'
  202. Another bad habit, muzzle in the air
  203. "Proper Grip For Auto Pistols" Video
  204. Fail!
  205. How to Aim a Gun
  206. "Get a Grip!"
  207. Firearms without External Safety, etc.
  208. Know the condition of your Glock?
  209. The 10 Commandments of Firearm Safety
  210. Firearms Safety Depends on You