Basic Gun Handling & Safety

Basic Gun Handling & Safety

Below you will find a list of discussions in the Basic Gun Handling & Safety forums at the DefensiveCarry Concealed Carry Forum. The Basic Gun Handling & Safety forum is for discussion of: Basic handling and safety are two of the most important aspects of responsible gun ownership. This area is devoted to the basics and we hope new gun owners will utilize it as a reference, as well as a comfortable place to ask questions..

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Forum: Basic Gun Handling & Safety

Basic handling and safety are two of the most important aspects of responsible gun ownership. This area is devoted to the basics and we hope new gun owners will utilize it as a reference, as well as a comfortable place to ask questions.

  1. What happens when your paper target falls on the floor at the range?

    Started by Chevy50, June 8th, 2017 11:46 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 593
    June 9th, 2017, 11:29 PM Go to last post
  2. Old Ammo - safe?

    Started by Tenncvol, May 13th, 2017 02:13 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 297
    May 14th, 2017, 12:48 PM Go to last post
  3. How often do you handle your EDC gun unnecessarily?

    Started by sqlb3rn, January 30th, 2017 12:38 PM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 81
    • Views: 2,013
    May 14th, 2017, 12:04 PM Go to last post
  4. How do you guys handle muzzle sweeps by others?

    Started by KeithC., October 29th, 2016 03:56 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 34
    • Views: 1,312
    May 13th, 2017, 04:44 PM Go to last post
  5. Do you know where your guns are right now?

    Started by Libertywheel, April 26th, 2017 04:49 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 783
    May 10th, 2017, 05:39 PM Go to last post
  6. Hot brass casing in my shirt at the range today

    Started by Tstone, April 11th, 2017 08:17 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 58
    • Views: 1,396
    April 21st, 2017, 10:00 AM Go to last post
  7. Fess up...Accidental discharge

    Started by jhoff310, February 8th, 2013 07:35 AM
    14 Pages
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    • Replies: 209
    • Views: 28,645
    February 16th, 2017, 10:07 PM Go to last post
  8. Beretta 950 BS

    Started by TheAggregator, December 31st, 2016 07:31 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 227
    January 24th, 2017, 07:32 AM Go to last post
  9. Aiming is Useless

    Started by Hehuntsbeaver, October 28th, 2016 11:22 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 38
    • Views: 1,865
    October 30th, 2016, 02:46 AM Go to last post
  10. Are rifles "drop safe"?

    Started by Tenncvol, August 10th, 2016 08:15 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 1,321
    October 27th, 2016, 08:45 PM Go to last post
  11. Going Downrange

    Started by Tenncvol, October 17th, 2016 12:50 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 462
    October 17th, 2016, 11:09 PM Go to last post
  12. Idiots at the gun store

    Started by Marylou, September 4th, 2015 05:22 AM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 74
    • Views: 6,204
    September 7th, 2016, 08:39 PM Go to last post
  13. Unseen Danger!! Check your carry ammo regularly!!

    Started by Tally XD, September 5th, 2016 08:25 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,020
    September 6th, 2016, 11:44 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 49
    • Views: 3,186
    August 11th, 2016, 06:19 AM Go to last post
  14. Trigger manipulation terminology; 'Squeeze', 'Press' and 'Pull'

    Started by Janq, May 5th, 2010 02:50 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 9,401
    July 29th, 2016, 06:55 PM Go to last post
  15. Always check barrel for obstructions

    Started by ThirdShift, June 25th, 2016 07:05 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 1,163
    June 28th, 2016, 12:06 AM Go to last post
  16. And yet another "accident"

    Started by spiritfox, June 7th, 2016 07:29 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 1,369
    June 27th, 2016, 05:08 PM Go to last post
  17. Poll Poll: Storing One's Firearms Loaded

    Started by bmcgilvray, April 7th, 2015 10:20 PM
    9 Pages
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    • Replies: 124
    • Views: 7,026
    June 9th, 2016, 03:47 PM Go to last post
  18. Post Negligent Discharge Help

    Started by AkuXan, June 6th, 2016 11:39 PM
    8 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
    • Replies: 105
    • Views: 4,319
    June 9th, 2016, 09:18 AM Go to last post
  19. 18 Yr Old Grand Daughter's First Time

    Started by Kennydale, June 7th, 2016 04:23 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 412
    June 8th, 2016, 12:13 AM Go to last post
  20. Training and credentials of private range personal?

    Started by chiefneon, May 17th, 2015 02:11 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 1,501
    June 7th, 2016, 06:41 PM Go to last post
  21. Keep guns away from kids or go to jail for 3 yrs & pay nearly $600K

    Started by juno106, May 24th, 2016 11:52 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 55
    • Views: 2,287
    June 7th, 2016, 06:00 PM Go to last post
  22. Trigger Lock Question

    Started by Tenncvol, May 19th, 2016 08:39 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 621
    June 7th, 2016, 03:36 PM Go to last post
  23. Back at the range

    Started by Marylou, May 30th, 2016 12:44 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 309
    June 7th, 2016, 12:00 PM Go to last post
  24. DQed today, Local IDPA Match....I am an unafe shooter.

    Started by Axton, April 16th, 2016 10:53 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 1,486
    April 18th, 2016, 11:54 AM Go to last post
  25. Training log paper or smartphone/tablet app

    Started by totkst1, January 12th, 2015 09:16 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 906
    April 12th, 2016, 07:52 AM Go to last post
  26. And he ran away??

    Started by Deej6519, March 9th, 2016 01:34 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 732
    March 10th, 2016, 10:22 AM Go to last post
  27. Hanging Guns on Wall

    Started by Scotticus, February 13th, 2015 10:32 AM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 58
    • Views: 6,473
    February 16th, 2016, 01:52 PM Go to last post
  28. Negligent Discharge...So ashamed. (no one hurt)

    Started by Itsbwalt, August 5th, 2012 04:00 PM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 83
    • Views: 17,145
    February 1st, 2016, 06:03 PM Go to last post
  29. The Four Rules and Exceptions

    Started by Tenncvol, January 1st, 2016 12:19 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 1,877
    January 3rd, 2016, 04:13 PM Go to last post
  30. Firearm-safety instructor shoots student in class

    Started by Clandestiny, December 15th, 2015 11:44 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 67
    • Views: 3,556
    January 1st, 2016, 04:38 PM Go to last post
  31. Video - Good lesson from bad shooter

    Started by rjinga, September 18th, 2015 09:08 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 789
    November 30th, 2015, 12:01 AM Go to last post
  32. A Gun Safety Gadget "the NRA Kinda Likes"

    Started by jmf552, November 7th, 2015 11:21 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 1,405
    November 7th, 2015, 07:01 PM Go to last post
  33. airline travel with firearm

    Started by blackhawkfann24, May 3rd, 2015 09:22 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 1,362
    October 4th, 2015, 12:08 AM Go to last post
  34. Maybe a stupid question but I don't get it.

    Started by KyBill, September 29th, 2015 01:41 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 1,632
    October 1st, 2015, 12:35 AM Go to last post
  35. Neglegence anyone??

    Started by Aanderzz, September 25th, 2015 12:43 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 1,508
    September 29th, 2015, 05:14 PM Go to last post
  36. Didn't Think the Gun Was Loaded

    Started by PhaedrusIV, September 3rd, 2015 07:45 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 556
    September 3rd, 2015, 08:11 AM Go to last post
  37. Help!! Lower left

    Started by blackhawkfann24, August 9th, 2015 01:45 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 768
    August 9th, 2015, 07:04 PM Go to last post
  38. Navy Recruiter Has ND at Office (Georgia)

    Started by Eldon Hickey, July 23rd, 2015 08:47 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 1,129
    July 24th, 2015, 11:22 AM Go to last post
  39. This is Why We Can't Have Nice Things!

    Started by JD, June 15th, 2015 11:23 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 2,430
    June 16th, 2015, 03:55 AM Go to last post
  40. "Degunning" the house

    Started by ThirdShift, May 22nd, 2015 10:38 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 1,699
    June 15th, 2015, 10:56 PM Go to last post
  41. Teacup grip to offset flinch

    Started by NickBurkhardt, August 31st, 2014 06:25 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,358
    April 23rd, 2015, 09:20 AM Go to last post
  42. Police: Man dies after accidentally shooting himself in the leg

    Started by techieccw, April 20th, 2015 11:52 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 1,780
    April 22nd, 2015, 08:54 PM Go to last post
  43. Angry No Respect for Guns....Issue at Range

    Started by JonnySW, May 1st, 2014 03:20 PM
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 6
    • Replies: 79
    • Views: 7,280
    March 5th, 2015, 09:49 PM Go to last post
  44. Quest for Master Class Bullseye pistol

    Started by Dandyone, December 11th, 2014 11:52 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 785
    December 12th, 2014, 01:22 AM Go to last post

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