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. Crimson Trace

    Started by 21bubba, April 6th, 2011 12:04 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 801
    April 6th, 2011, 12:12 AM Go to last post
  2. Primer strike

    Started by 21bubba, July 25th, 2010 11:37 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,540
    July 26th, 2010, 11:46 AM Go to last post
  3. Question Warning Shot?

    Started by 2ndAmend, November 25th, 2009 09:14 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,769
    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: 1,257
    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: 1,033
    September 26th, 2011, 05:42 AM Go to last post
  6. And HOW did the gun discharge???

    Started by accessbob, April 6th, 2012 06:37 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 2,154
    April 7th, 2012, 09:52 PM Go to last post
  7. Man suffers serious facial wounds in rifle-cleaning mishap

    Started by accessbob, September 18th, 2012 05:26 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 3,648
    September 19th, 2012, 05:48 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: 4,306
    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: 1,592
    January 16th, 2014, 11:43 PM Go to last post
  10. Post Negligent Discharge Help

    Started by AkuXan, June 7th, 2016 12:39 AM
    8 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
    • Replies: 105
    • Views: 3,123
    June 9th, 2016, 10:18 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 2,372
    April 17th, 2014, 09:29 AM Go to last post
  11. DQed today, Local IDPA Match....I am an unafe shooter.

    Started by Axton, April 16th, 2016 11:53 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 1,265
    April 18th, 2016, 12:54 PM Go to last post
  12. Firearms safety & educational courses

    Started by BAR, November 27th, 2013 05:24 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 765
    March 8th, 2014, 06:23 AM Go to last post
  13. Gun accident hurts officer at Police Academy

    Started by barstoolguru, July 18th, 2012 11:19 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 1,565
    July 21st, 2012, 12:40 PM Go to last post
  14. 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: 2,494
    March 13th, 2012, 04:53 PM Go to last post
  15. Scary Incident At The Range Tonight

    Started by BillG174, April 23rd, 2014 11:39 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 39
    • Views: 3,708
    December 3rd, 2014, 08:38 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 49
    • Views: 2,337
    August 11th, 2016, 07:19 AM Go to last post
  16. airline travel with firearm

    Started by blackhawkfann24, May 3rd, 2015 10:22 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 1,181
    October 4th, 2015, 01:08 AM Go to last post
  17. Help!! Lower left

    Started by blackhawkfann24, August 9th, 2015 02:45 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 664
    August 9th, 2015, 08:04 PM Go to last post
  18. Poll Poll: Storing One's Firearms Loaded

    Started by bmcgilvray, April 7th, 2015 11:20 PM
    9 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
    • Replies: 124
    • Views: 5,809
    June 9th, 2016, 04:47 PM Go to last post
  19. Secure for Flight Operations

    Started by boerep, July 11th, 2009 12:27 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,085
    September 5th, 2009, 12:53 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 983
    December 12th, 2013, 06:44 PM Go to last post
  20. I had an ND

    Started by BRTCP88, September 29th, 2012 01:38 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 2,269
    September 29th, 2012, 07:16 PM Go to last post
  21. A mistake, but it was caught

    Started by BugDude, June 13th, 2010 03:40 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 912
    June 13th, 2010, 07:48 AM Go to last post
  22. Best friends hunting accident

    Started by Burns, April 24th, 2012 05:33 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,043
    April 25th, 2012, 04:47 AM Go to last post
  23. Using a New "Hammerless" Pistol

    Started by captainhooky52, January 26th, 2013 09:10 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 5,748
    March 19th, 2013, 12:47 PM Go to last post
  24. Walther P22? Short or long barrel?

    Started by captainrichhill, March 7th, 2010 09:57 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 4,016
    March 9th, 2010, 10:05 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,297
    February 13th, 2011, 07:18 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 928
    May 24th, 2011, 02:18 PM Go to last post
  25. Here goes again!

    Started by chefjon, May 26th, 2011 05:35 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,067
    June 7th, 2011, 06:59 AM Go to last post
  26. Poll Poll: How many here have hearing loss and/or Tinnitus?

    Started by Chevy-SS, January 11th, 2010 01:05 PM
    8 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
    • Replies: 111
    • Views: 15,478
    November 4th, 2011, 09:58 PM Go to last post
  27. Training and credentials of private range personal?

    Started by chiefneon, May 17th, 2015 03:11 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 1,244
    June 7th, 2016, 07:41 PM Go to last post
  28. 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: 4,317
    August 17th, 2012, 07:49 PM Go to last post
  29. 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: 2,760
    January 1st, 2016, 05:38 PM Go to last post
  30. Another bad habit, muzzle in the air

    Started by ColoradoDave, May 1st, 2009 12:24 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,929
    May 3rd, 2009, 01:26 PM Go to last post
  31. Learn how NOT to handle a firearm. GOTTA SEE

    Started by ConcealedinPA, March 9th, 2013 06:13 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 1,757
    May 28th, 2013, 03:30 AM Go to last post
  32. 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: 7,969
    July 14th, 2012, 12:17 AM Go to last post
  33. CWP Instructor/Deputy accidentaly shoots student.

    Started by cphilip, February 19th, 2012 12:34 AM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 6,049
    August 3rd, 2012, 08:40 PM Go to last post
  34. Foolish neighbors - kids with BB guns

    Started by ctr, October 8th, 2012 10:14 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 6,436
    October 10th, 2012, 04:04 PM Go to last post
  35. Gun range cowboy stories

    Started by ctr, February 20th, 2010 11:35 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 830
    February 21st, 2010, 10:30 AM Go to last post
  36. Sobering story about AD with 12 gauge shotgun

    Started by Curzyk, March 14th, 2014 10:24 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 2,853
    April 9th, 2014, 10:42 AM Go to last post
  37. A Horrible Hunting Accident - Violation of all safety rules

    Started by cwblanco, November 1st, 2010 04:33 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 4,566
    November 3rd, 2010, 01:08 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,743
    August 13th, 2009, 11:15 AM Go to last post
  38. Idiot graces pawn shop...

    Started by Dadsnugun, February 11th, 2012 09:15 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 2,849
    February 12th, 2012, 06:37 AM Go to last post
  39. Young ladies at the range

    Started by dan765, January 18th, 2010 05:04 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 1,821
    March 7th, 2010, 10:57 AM Go to last post

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