Basic Gun Handling & Safety

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. Fess up...Accidental discharge

    Started by jhoff310, February 8th, 2013 07:35 AM
    10 Pages
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    • Replies: 147
    • Views: 14,816
    June 9th, 2015, 09:17 AM Go to last post
  2. Poll Poll: How many here have hearing loss and/or Tinnitus?

    Started by Chevy-SS, January 11th, 2010 12:05 PM
    8 Pages
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    • Replies: 111
    • Views: 13,457
    November 4th, 2011, 08:58 PM Go to last post
  3. Poll Poll: Storing One's Firearms Loaded

    Started by bmcgilvray, April 7th, 2015 10:20 PM
    7 Pages
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    • Replies: 101
    • Views: 2,579
    July 27th, 2015, 12:20 AM Go to last post
  4. Alternate method of loading the chamber

    Started by jmf552, August 24th, 2014 09:25 AM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 88
    • Views: 3,026
    September 28th, 2014, 11:27 AM Go to last post
  5. 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: 4,756
    March 5th, 2015, 09:49 PM Go to last post
  6. Negligent Discharge...So ashamed. (no one hurt)

    Started by Itsbwalt, August 5th, 2012 04:00 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 73
    • Views: 10,739
    March 4th, 2014, 05:07 PM Go to last post
  7. Accidental Disharge at Church

    Started by kapnketel, February 13th, 2012 08:07 AM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 69
    • Views: 5,693
    February 18th, 2012, 09:00 PM Go to last post
  8. Negligent Glock Discharge- "It Can't happen to me".

    Started by glockforlife, October 25th, 2012 10:17 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 68
    • Views: 9,338
    January 21st, 2013, 07:41 PM Go to last post
  9. Dangerous Gun Handling at the Gun Store

    Started by xsigma40cal, January 19th, 2012 02:43 AM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 66
    • Views: 9,468
    August 19th, 2012, 08:18 AM Go to last post
  10. For safety, no loaded weapons.

    Started by gatopardo, August 30th, 2010 10:31 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 65
    • Views: 4,168
    September 2nd, 2010, 08:38 PM Go to last post
  11. Dumbest cop on the planet

    Started by Rob99VMI04, July 31st, 2012 12:10 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 61
    • Views: 4,928
    May 29th, 2013, 12:29 PM Go to last post
  12. 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: 3,735
    March 14th, 2014, 06:22 PM Go to last post
  13. Unhappy Really, Really Bad : Toddler Shot & Killed Accidentally

    Started by JoJoGunn, May 22nd, 2011 01:40 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 59
    • Views: 5,358
    June 14th, 2011, 05:20 PM Go to last post
  14. Know the condition of your Glock?

    Started by Ram Rod, January 6th, 2009 05:27 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 53
    • Views: 11,641
    October 2nd, 2012, 05:19 PM Go to last post
  15. How dangerous is firing a gun into the air?

    Started by SigHawk, August 22nd, 2011 11:10 AM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 52
    • Views: 6,868
    November 10th, 2011, 03:19 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 51
    • Views: 5,267
    April 7th, 2011, 01:34 PM Go to last post
  16. What happens when you dont follow the rules! Graphic Pics !

    Started by dangerranger, May 5th, 2013 12:10 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 48
    • Views: 4,375
    August 4th, 2013, 05:19 PM Go to last post
  17. AD/ND experience.

    Started by Parsifal888, January 21st, 2014 02:14 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 48
    • Views: 2,396
    February 4th, 2014, 08:51 PM Go to last post
  18. When is a gun considered "Loaded"?

    Started by varob, December 22nd, 2010 07:28 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 47
    • Views: 20,304
    March 3rd, 2012, 11:49 AM Go to last post
  19. CWP Instructor/Deputy accidentaly shoots student.

    Started by cphilip, February 18th, 2012 11:34 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 5,505
    August 3rd, 2012, 07:40 PM Go to last post
  20. This doesn't seem safe at all...

    Started by Toorop, March 3rd, 2012 01:58 AM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 3,398
    March 7th, 2012, 10:52 PM Go to last post
  21. 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: 1,418
    August 6th, 2014, 01:15 AM Go to last post
  22. A question from an Anti

    Started by noway2, January 30th, 2012 05:55 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 44
    • Views: 2,746
    February 9th, 2012, 09:52 PM Go to last post
  23. Firearm safety... please read

    Started by tbmccord, October 2nd, 2009 10:12 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 3,568
    April 20th, 2010, 11:16 AM Go to last post
  24. Hanging Guns on Wall

    Started by Scotticus, February 13th, 2015 10:32 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 2,011
    April 11th, 2015, 12:18 AM Go to last post
  25. Unhappy Another sad story (23 year old dead)

    Started by rockerff, June 29th, 2011 08:57 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 40
    • Views: 4,350
    July 18th, 2011, 06:04 PM Go to last post
  26. GOOD: Tom Selleck corrects extras poor gun handling on set...

    Started by TN_Mike, April 4th, 2011 08:28 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 39
    • Views: 7,077
    sgb
    October 4th, 2011, 04:32 PM Go to last post
  27. Scary Incident At The Range Tonight

    Started by BillG174, April 23rd, 2014 10:39 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 39
    • Views: 2,768
    December 3rd, 2014, 07:38 AM Go to last post
  28. The Bad: Man shoots off penis with pink pistol ...

    Started by Chirpy72, August 7th, 2011 03:07 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 37
    • Views: 3,854
    August 17th, 2012, 06:49 PM Go to last post
  29. BAD: I made a negligent mistake the other day.

    Started by Sharkie308, March 12th, 2012 07:58 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 37
    • Views: 3,115
    March 14th, 2012, 06:39 PM Go to last post
  30. 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: 943
    June 16th, 2015, 03:55 AM Go to last post
  31. Exclamation Never assume its not chambered! Always check!!

    Started by Tally XD, May 5th, 2009 09:19 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 34
    • Views: 2,297
    September 5th, 2009, 08:52 PM Go to last post
  32. Another YouTube example of idiotic gun handling

    Started by MattInFla, February 22nd, 2012 06:36 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 34
    • Views: 3,297
    June 21st, 2013, 03:48 PM Go to last post
  33. 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: 1,086
    November 14th, 2014, 06:26 PM Go to last post
  34. I d i o t s !

    Started by VTFatBa*d, June 29th, 2009 05:01 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 32
    • Views: 2,089
    June 29th, 2009, 11:42 PM Go to last post
  35. Shooting Buddy Admits to Shooting 4 TVs!!!

    Started by mano3, September 23rd, 2012 06:26 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 32
    • Views: 2,745
    September 26th, 2012, 11:27 AM Go to last post
  36. Conflict of two rules

    Started by Tenncvol, August 5th, 2014 09:45 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 1,613
    TRX
    August 27th, 2014, 07:30 AM Go to last post
  37. Cops and Guns

    Started by skysoldier29, January 21st, 2012 08:02 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 2,238
    January 25th, 2012, 09:18 PM Go to last post
  38. Very Bad-Local CHL Holder Succumbs to Carelessness

    Started by Mike1956, June 26th, 2012 11:02 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 2,495
    June 26th, 2012, 05:35 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
    1 2
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 2,230
    April 9th, 2014, 09:42 AM Go to last post
  40. 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: 883
    April 22nd, 2015, 08:54 PM Go to last post
  41. "Degunning" the house

    Started by rdunawaytx, May 22nd, 2015 10:38 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 818
    June 15th, 2015, 10:56 PM Go to last post
  42. Easy slide racking

    Started by firebug8, August 24th, 2009 06:46 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 10,589
    December 19th, 2009, 04:41 PM Go to last post
  43. Drunks and guns.... am I overreacting?

    Started by Moriah, September 5th, 2012 05:01 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 2,338
    November 1st, 2012, 07:12 PM Go to last post
  44. Video Of Idiot With AK47 Totally Unsafe

    Started by jasoncooper, February 13th, 2012 08:45 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 2,360
    March 3rd, 2012, 01:50 AM Go to last post

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