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
    9 Pages
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    • Replies: 122
    • Views: 10,137
    December 20th, 2013, 04:01 PM 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: 12,000
    November 4th, 2011, 08:58 PM Go to last post
  3. Alternate method of loading the chamber

    Started by jmf552, August 24th, 2014 09:25 AM
    7 Pages
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    • Replies: 90
    • Views: 1,853
    September 28th, 2014, 11:27 AM Go to last post
  4. Negligent Discharge...So ashamed. (no one hurt)

    Started by Itsbwalt, August 5th, 2012 04:00 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 74
    • Views: 8,775
    March 4th, 2014, 05:07 PM Go to last post
  5. Accidental Disharge at Church

    Started by kapnketel, February 13th, 2012 08:07 AM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 69
    • Views: 4,461
    February 18th, 2012, 09:00 PM Go to last post
  6. 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: 7,295
    January 21st, 2013, 07:41 PM Go to last post
  7. 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: 7,767
    August 19th, 2012, 08:18 AM Go to last post
  8. For safety, no loaded weapons.

    Started by gatopardo, August 30th, 2010 10:31 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 65
    • Views: 3,756
    September 2nd, 2010, 08:38 PM Go to last post
  9. Angry No Respect for Guns....Issue at Range

    Started by JonnySW, May 1st, 2014 03:20 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 64
    • Views: 2,350
    July 24th, 2014, 02:12 AM Go to last post
  10. Dumbest cop on the planet

    Started by Rob99VMI04, July 31st, 2012 12:10 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 61
    • Views: 4,212
    May 29th, 2013, 12:29 PM Go to last post
  11. 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: 3,004
    March 14th, 2014, 06:22 PM Go to last post
  12. 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: 4,917
    June 14th, 2011, 05:20 PM Go to last post
  13. 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: 10,506
    October 2nd, 2012, 05:19 PM Go to last post
  14. 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: 6,020
    November 10th, 2011, 03:19 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 51
    • Views: 4,707
    April 7th, 2011, 01:34 PM Go to last post
  15. 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: 3,673
    August 4th, 2013, 05:19 PM Go to last post
  16. AD/ND experience.

    Started by Parsifal888, January 21st, 2014 02:14 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 48
    • Views: 1,757
    February 4th, 2014, 08:51 PM Go to last post
  17. When is a gun considered "Loaded"?

    Started by varob, December 22nd, 2010 07:28 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 47
    • Views: 14,549
    March 3rd, 2012, 11:49 AM Go to last post
  18. CWP Instructor/Deputy accidentaly shoots student.

    Started by cphilip, February 18th, 2012 11:34 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 4,937
    August 3rd, 2012, 07:40 PM Go to last post
  19. 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: 3,077
    March 7th, 2012, 10:52 PM Go to last post
  20. 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: 840
    August 6th, 2014, 01:15 AM Go to last post
  21. A question from an Anti

    Started by noway2, January 30th, 2012 05:55 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 44
    • Views: 2,467
    February 9th, 2012, 09:52 PM Go to last post
  22. Firearm safety... please read

    Started by tbmccord, October 2nd, 2009 10:12 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 3,245
    April 20th, 2010, 11:16 AM Go to last post
  23. 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: 3,955
    July 18th, 2011, 06:04 PM Go to last post
  24. 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: 5,952
    sgb
    October 4th, 2011, 04:32 PM Go to last post
  25. 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: 3,507
    August 17th, 2012, 06:49 PM Go to last post
  26. 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: 2,843
    March 14th, 2012, 06:39 PM Go to last post
  27. 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: 2,126
    September 5th, 2009, 08:52 PM Go to last post
  28. 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: 2,808
    June 21st, 2013, 03:48 PM Go to last post
  29. 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: 1,888
    June 29th, 2009, 11:42 PM Go to last post
  30. 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: 2,442
    September 26th, 2012, 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: 1,044
    TRX
    August 27th, 2014, 07:30 AM Go to last post
  32. Cops and Guns

    Started by skysoldier29, January 21st, 2012 08:02 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 1,960
    January 25th, 2012, 09:18 PM Go to last post
  33. 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: 2,223
    June 26th, 2012, 05:35 PM Go to last post
  34. Sobering story about AD with 12 gauge shotgun

    Started by Curzyk, March 14th, 2014 09:24 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 1,739
    April 9th, 2014, 09:42 AM Go to last post
  35. Scary Incident At The Range Tonight

    Started by BillG174, April 23rd, 2014 10:39 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 1,412
    May 3rd, 2014, 07:39 PM Go to last post
  36. Easy slide racking

    Started by firebug8, August 24th, 2009 06:46 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 8,937
    December 19th, 2009, 04:41 PM Go to last post
  37. Drunks and guns.... am I overreacting?

    Started by Moriah, September 5th, 2012 05:01 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 2,072
    November 1st, 2012, 07:12 PM Go to last post
  38. Near disaster

    Started by got2hav1, April 4th, 2010 09:04 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 1,534
    April 7th, 2010, 09:07 PM Go to last post
  39. Video Of Idiot With AK47 Totally Unsafe

    Started by jasoncooper, February 13th, 2012 08:45 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 2,108
    March 3rd, 2012, 01:50 AM Go to last post
  40. don't want to make anyone mad but....

    Started by TedBeau, August 20th, 2009 11:45 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 1,661
    August 21st, 2009, 12:21 PM Go to last post
  41. Made me very nervous :/

    Started by opalelement, June 8th, 2010 01:16 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 1,482
    June 10th, 2010, 02:43 PM Go to last post
  42. Why is this woman pointing a gun at her forehead?

    Started by Sig35seven, July 17th, 2012 11:06 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 2,494
    OD*
    July 17th, 2012, 04:46 PM Go to last post
  43. when are you ready to teach?

    Started by DaveInTexas, September 2nd, 2009 12:47 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 1,291
    October 2nd, 2009, 11:43 AM Go to last post
  44. Idiot people at the range slight rant....

    Started by wolf88, November 15th, 2010 09:57 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 2,638
    November 19th, 2010, 09:42 PM Go to last post

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