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