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. Primer strike

    Started by 21bubba, July 25th, 2010 11:37 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,352
    July 26th, 2010, 11:46 AM Go to last post
  2. Crimson Trace

    Started by 21bubba, April 6th, 2011 12:04 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 772
    April 6th, 2011, 12:12 AM Go to last post
  3. Question Warning Shot?

    Started by 2ndAmend, November 25th, 2009 09:14 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,502
    JD
    November 25th, 2009, 10:20 AM Go to last post
  4. Neglegence anyone??

    Started by Aanderzz, September 25th, 2015 01:43 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 848
    September 29th, 2015, 06:14 PM Go to last post
  5. BAD: Guy left gun unattended at the LGS.

    Started by Aaron1100us, September 26th, 2011 04:57 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 978
    September 26th, 2011, 05:42 AM Go to last post
  6. Man suffers serious facial wounds in rifle-cleaning mishap

    Started by accessbob, September 18th, 2012 05:26 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 3,557
    September 19th, 2012, 05:48 PM Go to last post
  7. And HOW did the gun discharge???

    Started by accessbob, April 6th, 2012 06:37 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 2,051
    April 7th, 2012, 09:52 PM Go to last post
  8. Woman shoots daughter with "cigarette lighter"

    Started by adric22, July 28th, 2011 03:18 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 3,997
    July 29th, 2011, 10:17 PM Go to last post
  9. How tragedy happens--Not this time

    Started by airslot, January 15th, 2014 10:57 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 1,350
    January 16th, 2014, 11:43 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 1,962
    April 17th, 2014, 09:29 AM Go to last post
  10. Firearms safety & educational courses

    Started by BAR, November 27th, 2013 05:24 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 658
    March 8th, 2014, 06:23 AM Go to last post
  11. Gun accident hurts officer at Police Academy

    Started by barstoolguru, July 18th, 2012 11:19 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 1,514
    July 21st, 2012, 12:40 PM Go to last post
  12. Keep your finger off the trigger! (Powerful lesson learned)

    Started by BenGoodLuck, March 1st, 2012 01:31 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 2,349
    March 13th, 2012, 04:53 PM Go to last post
  13. Scary Incident At The Range Tonight

    Started by BillG174, April 23rd, 2014 11:39 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 39
    • Views: 3,099
    December 3rd, 2014, 08:38 AM Go to last post
  14. airline travel with firearm

    Started by blackhawkfann24, May 3rd, 2015 10:22 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 810
    October 4th, 2015, 01:08 AM Go to last post
  15. Help!! Lower left

    Started by blackhawkfann24, August 9th, 2015 02:45 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 431
    August 9th, 2015, 08:04 PM Go to last post
  16. Poll Poll: Storing One's Firearms Loaded

    Started by bmcgilvray, April 7th, 2015 11:20 PM
    7 Pages
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    • Replies: 101
    • Views: 3,272
    July 27th, 2015, 01:20 AM Go to last post
  17. Secure for Flight Operations

    Started by boerep, July 11th, 2009 12:27 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,000
    September 5th, 2009, 12:53 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 895
    December 12th, 2013, 06:44 PM Go to last post
  18. I had an ND

    Started by BRTCP88, September 29th, 2012 01:38 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 2,095
    September 29th, 2012, 07:16 PM Go to last post
  19. A mistake, but it was caught

    Started by BugDude, June 13th, 2010 03:40 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 851
    June 13th, 2010, 07:48 AM Go to last post
  20. Best friends hunting accident

    Started by Burns, April 24th, 2012 05:33 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 991
    April 25th, 2012, 04:47 AM Go to last post
  21. Using a New "Hammerless" Pistol

    Started by captainhooky52, January 26th, 2013 09:10 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 5,316
    March 19th, 2013, 12:47 PM Go to last post
  22. Walther P22? Short or long barrel?

    Started by captainrichhill, March 7th, 2010 09:57 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 3,746
    March 9th, 2010, 10:05 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,192
    February 13th, 2011, 07:18 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 854
    May 24th, 2011, 02:18 PM Go to last post
  23. Here goes again!

    Started by chefjon, May 26th, 2011 05:35 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,009
    June 7th, 2011, 06:59 AM Go to last post
  24. Poll Poll: How many here have hearing loss and/or Tinnitus?

    Started by Chevy-SS, January 11th, 2010 01:05 PM
    8 Pages
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    • Replies: 111
    • Views: 14,233
    November 4th, 2011, 09:58 PM Go to last post
  25. Training and credentials of private range personal?

    Started by chiefneon, May 17th, 2015 03:11 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 825
    July 27th, 2015, 11:06 AM Go to last post
  26. The Bad: Man shoots off penis with pink pistol ...

    Started by Chirpy72, August 7th, 2011 04:07 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 37
    • Views: 3,972
    August 17th, 2012, 07:49 PM Go to last post
  27. Firearm-safety instructor shoots student in class

    Started by Clandestiny, December 16th, 2015 12:44 AM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    • Replies: 67
    • Views: 1,786
    January 1st, 2016, 05:38 PM Go to last post
  28. Another bad habit, muzzle in the air

    Started by ColoradoDave, May 1st, 2009 12:24 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,839
    May 3rd, 2009, 01:26 PM Go to last post
  29. Learn how NOT to handle a firearm. GOTTA SEE

    Started by ConcealedinPA, March 9th, 2013 06:13 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 1,693
    May 28th, 2013, 03:30 AM Go to last post
  30. Gun goes off at the Puyallup Gun Show yesterday

    Started by Cook74, April 30th, 2012 01:45 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 6,955
    July 14th, 2012, 12:17 AM Go to last post
  31. CWP Instructor/Deputy accidentaly shoots student.

    Started by cphilip, February 19th, 2012 12:34 AM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 5,677
    August 3rd, 2012, 08:40 PM Go to last post
  32. Gun range cowboy stories

    Started by ctr, February 20th, 2010 11:35 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 784
    February 21st, 2010, 10:30 AM Go to last post
  33. Foolish neighbors - kids with BB guns

    Started by ctr, October 8th, 2012 10:14 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 5,443
    October 10th, 2012, 04:04 PM Go to last post
  34. Sobering story about AD with 12 gauge shotgun

    Started by Curzyk, March 14th, 2014 10:24 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 2,461
    April 9th, 2014, 10:42 AM Go to last post
  35. A Horrible Hunting Accident - Violation of all safety rules

    Started by cwblanco, November 1st, 2010 04:33 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 4,030
    November 3rd, 2010, 01:08 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,460
    August 13th, 2009, 11:15 AM Go to last post
  36. Idiot graces pawn shop...

    Started by Dadsnugun, February 11th, 2012 09:15 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 2,671
    February 12th, 2012, 06:37 AM Go to last post
  37. Young ladies at the range

    Started by dan765, January 18th, 2010 05:04 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 1,673
    March 7th, 2010, 10:57 AM Go to last post
  38. Quest for Master Class Bullseye pistol

    Started by Dandyone, December 12th, 2014 12:52 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 548
    December 12th, 2014, 02:22 AM Go to last post
  39. What happens when you dont follow the rules! Graphic Pics !

    Started by dangerranger, May 5th, 2013 01:10 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 48
    • Views: 4,669
    August 4th, 2013, 06:19 PM Go to last post
  40. ND

    Started by DaveInTexas, August 18th, 2009 12:09 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 946
    August 20th, 2009, 12:09 AM Go to last post

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