Basic Gun Handling & Safety

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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. 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: 778
    April 18th, 2016, 11:54 AM Go to last post
  2. Fess up...Accidental discharge

    Started by jhoff310, February 8th, 2013 07:35 AM
    14 Pages
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    • Replies: 195
    • Views: 20,073
    April 15th, 2016, 06:29 PM Go to last post
  3. Training log paper or smartphone/tablet app

    Started by totkst1, January 12th, 2015 09:16 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 710
    April 12th, 2016, 07:52 AM Go to last post
  4. Poll Poll: Storing One's Firearms Loaded

    Started by bmcgilvray, April 7th, 2015 10:20 PM
    8 Pages
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    • Replies: 114
    • Views: 4,263
    April 4th, 2016, 04:53 PM Go to last post
  5. And he ran away??

    Started by Deej6519, March 9th, 2016 01:34 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 496
    March 10th, 2016, 10:22 AM Go to last post
  6. Idiots at the gun store

    Started by Marylou, September 4th, 2015 05:22 AM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 64
    • Views: 3,577
    February 25th, 2016, 09:12 PM Go to last post
  7. Hanging Guns on Wall

    Started by Scotticus, February 13th, 2015 10:32 AM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 58
    • Views: 3,848
    February 16th, 2016, 01:52 PM Go to last post
  8. 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: 13,185
    February 1st, 2016, 06:03 PM Go to last post
  9. The Four Rules and Exceptions

    Started by Tenncvol, January 1st, 2016 12:19 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 1,104
    January 3rd, 2016, 04:13 PM Go to last post
  10. 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: 2,097
    January 1st, 2016, 04:38 PM Go to last post
  11. Video - Good lesson from bad shooter

    Started by rjinga, September 18th, 2015 09:08 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 592
    November 30th, 2015, 12:01 AM Go to last post
  12. A Gun Safety Gadget "the NRA Kinda Likes"

    Started by jmf552, November 7th, 2015 11:21 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 904
    November 7th, 2015, 07:01 PM Go to last post
  13. airline travel with firearm

    Started by blackhawkfann24, May 3rd, 2015 09:22 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 956
    October 4th, 2015, 12:08 AM Go to last post
  14. Maybe a stupid question but I don't get it.

    Started by KyBill, September 29th, 2015 01:41 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 937
    October 1st, 2015, 12:35 AM Go to last post
  15. Neglegence anyone??

    Started by Aanderzz, September 25th, 2015 12:43 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 988
    September 29th, 2015, 05:14 PM Go to last post
  16. Didn't Think the Gun Was Loaded

    Started by PhaedrusIV, September 3rd, 2015 07:45 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 414
    September 3rd, 2015, 08:11 AM Go to last post
  17. Help!! Lower left

    Started by blackhawkfann24, August 9th, 2015 01:45 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 525
    August 9th, 2015, 07:04 PM Go to last post
  18. Training and credentials of private range personal?

    Started by chiefneon, May 17th, 2015 02:11 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 948
    July 27th, 2015, 10:06 AM Go to last post
  19. Navy Recruiter Has ND at Office (Georgia)

    Started by Eldon Hickey, July 23rd, 2015 08:47 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 754
    July 24th, 2015, 11:22 AM Go to last post
  20. This is Why We Can't Have Nice Things!

    Started by JD, June 15th, 2015 11:23 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 1,416
    June 16th, 2015, 03:55 AM Go to last post
  21. "Degunning" the house

    Started by rdunawaytx, May 22nd, 2015 10:38 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 1,219
    June 15th, 2015, 10:56 PM Go to last post
  22. Teacup grip to offset flinch

    Started by NickBurkhardt, August 31st, 2014 06:25 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,123
    April 23rd, 2015, 09:20 AM Go to last post
  23. Police: Man dies after accidentally shooting himself in the leg

    Started by techieccw, April 20th, 2015 11:52 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 1,280
    April 22nd, 2015, 08:54 PM Go to last post
  24. Angry No Respect for Guns....Issue at Range

    Started by JonnySW, May 1st, 2014 03:20 PM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 79
    • Views: 5,717
    March 5th, 2015, 09:49 PM Go to last post
  25. Quest for Master Class Bullseye pistol

    Started by Dandyone, December 11th, 2014 11:52 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 630
    December 12th, 2014, 01:22 AM Go to last post
  26. Scary Incident At The Range Tonight

    Started by BillG174, April 23rd, 2014 10:39 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 39
    • Views: 3,312
    December 3rd, 2014, 07:38 AM Go to last post
  27. Rookie/newcomer question: Characteristics of a competition gun

    Started by devo901, November 24th, 2014 01:59 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 561
    November 30th, 2014, 08:04 AM Go to last post
  28. Why do most handguns have a recoil pattern that goes up?

    Started by devo901, November 13th, 2014 05:29 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 34
    • Views: 1,581
    November 14th, 2014, 06:26 PM Go to last post
  29. Gun control? Safety, definitely!

    Started by navajoRN, October 31st, 2014 09:45 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 1,317
    November 8th, 2014, 01:41 PM Go to last post
  30. Alternate method of loading the chamber

    Started by jmf552, August 24th, 2014 09:25 AM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 88
    • Views: 3,928
    September 28th, 2014, 11:27 AM Go to last post
  31. Conflict of two rules

    Started by Tenncvol, August 5th, 2014 09:45 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 2,072
    TRX
    August 27th, 2014, 07:30 AM Go to last post
  32. Man Fatally Shoots Himself with his "Unloaded" Shotgun

    Started by mano3, August 5th, 2014 09:39 AM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 45
    • Views: 1,887
    August 6th, 2014, 01:15 AM Go to last post
  33. I took my daughter to the range yesterday...

    Started by lchamp, April 12th, 2013 07:54 AM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,700
    July 30th, 2014, 03:32 PM Go to last post
  34. Funny Video on Gun Safety

    Started by SomewhereinNM, July 22nd, 2014 09:47 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 724
    July 22nd, 2014, 09:53 PM Go to last post
  35. gun handling and safety sessions at our local club

    Started by ShooterGranny, June 12th, 2014 09:42 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 841
    June 12th, 2014, 11:29 PM Go to last post
  36. Moved: Good day so far!

    Started by PAcanis, May 21st, 2014 10:51 AM
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    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 2,110
    April 17th, 2014, 08:29 AM Go to last post
  37. Kids gaining access to OUR guns

    Started by Jackster, March 13th, 2014 10:30 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 1,349
    April 16th, 2014, 01:44 PM Go to last post
  38. Thrift Store Worker Shot By Gun In Donated Sock.

    Started by GunnyBunny, March 10th, 2014 01:55 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 892
    April 16th, 2014, 12:26 PM Go to last post
  39. Sobering story about AD with 12 gauge shotgun

    Started by Curzyk, March 14th, 2014 09:24 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 2,576
    April 9th, 2014, 09:42 AM Go to last post
  40. Man shot, killed in game of quick draw.

    Started by patinthehat, January 25th, 2013 01:26 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 61
    • Views: 4,283
    March 14th, 2014, 06:22 PM Go to last post
  41. Firearms safety & educational courses

    Started by BAR, November 27th, 2013 04:24 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 722
    March 8th, 2014, 05:23 AM Go to last post
  42. MIL's .25

    Started by Ianthin, February 17th, 2014 10:06 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 983
    February 17th, 2014, 11:05 PM Go to last post
  43. AD/ND experience.

    Started by Parsifal888, January 21st, 2014 02:14 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 48
    • Views: 2,973
    February 4th, 2014, 08:51 PM Go to last post
  44. How tragedy happens--Not this time

    Started by airslot, January 15th, 2014 09:57 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 1,457
    January 16th, 2014, 10:43 PM Go to last post

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