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 08:35 AM
    9 Pages
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    • Replies: 122
    • Views: 11,359
    December 20th, 2013, 05:01 PM Go to last post
  2. Poll Poll: How many here have hearing loss and/or Tinnitus?

    Started by Chevy-SS, January 11th, 2010 01:05 PM
    8 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
    • Replies: 111
    • Views: 12,698
    November 4th, 2011, 09:58 PM Go to last post
  3. Alternate method of loading the chamber

    Started by jmf552, August 24th, 2014 10:25 AM
    7 Pages
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    • Replies: 90
    • Views: 2,413
    September 28th, 2014, 12:27 PM Go to last post
  4. Negligent Discharge...So ashamed. (no one hurt)

    Started by Itsbwalt, August 5th, 2012 05:00 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 74
    • Views: 9,724
    March 4th, 2014, 06:07 PM Go to last post
  5. Accidental Disharge at Church

    Started by kapnketel, February 13th, 2012 09:07 AM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 69
    • Views: 4,989
    February 18th, 2012, 10:00 PM Go to last post
  6. Negligent Glock Discharge- "It Can't happen to me".

    Started by glockforlife, October 25th, 2012 11:17 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 68
    • Views: 8,193
    January 21st, 2013, 08:41 PM Go to last post
  7. Angry No Respect for Guns....Issue at Range

    Started by JonnySW, May 1st, 2014 04:20 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 68
    • Views: 3,299
    January 2nd, 2015, 10:25 PM Go to last post
  8. Dangerous Gun Handling at the Gun Store

    Started by xsigma40cal, January 19th, 2012 03:43 AM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 66
    • Views: 8,596
    August 19th, 2012, 09:18 AM Go to last post
  9. For safety, no loaded weapons.

    Started by gatopardo, August 30th, 2010 11:31 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 65
    • Views: 3,946
    September 2nd, 2010, 09:38 PM Go to last post
  10. Dumbest cop on the planet

    Started by Rob99VMI04, July 31st, 2012 01:10 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 61
    • Views: 4,567
    May 29th, 2013, 01:29 PM Go to last post
  11. Man shot, killed in game of quick draw.

    Started by patinthehat, January 25th, 2013 02:26 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 61
    • Views: 3,326
    March 14th, 2014, 07:22 PM Go to last post
  12. Unhappy Really, Really Bad : Toddler Shot & Killed Accidentally

    Started by JoJoGunn, May 22nd, 2011 02:40 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 59
    • Views: 5,125
    June 14th, 2011, 06:20 PM Go to last post
  13. Know the condition of your Glock?

    Started by Ram Rod, January 6th, 2009 06:27 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 53
    • Views: 11,015
    October 2nd, 2012, 06:19 PM Go to last post
  14. How dangerous is firing a gun into the air?

    Started by SigHawk, August 22nd, 2011 12:10 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 52
    • Views: 6,367
    November 10th, 2011, 04:19 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 51
    • Views: 4,949
    April 7th, 2011, 02:34 PM Go to last post
  15. What happens when you dont follow the rules! Graphic Pics !

    Started by dangerranger, May 5th, 2013 01:10 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 48
    • Views: 3,970
    August 4th, 2013, 06:19 PM Go to last post
  16. AD/ND experience.

    Started by Parsifal888, January 21st, 2014 03:14 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 48
    • Views: 2,032
    February 4th, 2014, 09:51 PM Go to last post
  17. When is a gun considered "Loaded"?

    Started by varob, December 22nd, 2010 08:28 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 47
    • Views: 16,873
    March 3rd, 2012, 12:49 PM Go to last post
  18. CWP Instructor/Deputy accidentaly shoots student.

    Started by cphilip, February 19th, 2012 12:34 AM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 5,218
    August 3rd, 2012, 08:40 PM Go to last post
  19. This doesn't seem safe at all...

    Started by Toorop, March 3rd, 2012 02:58 AM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 3,224
    March 7th, 2012, 11:52 PM Go to last post
  20. Man Fatally Shoots Himself with his "Unloaded" Shotgun

    Started by mano3, August 5th, 2014 10:39 AM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 45
    • Views: 1,106
    August 6th, 2014, 02:15 AM Go to last post
  21. A question from an Anti

    Started by noway2, January 30th, 2012 06:55 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 44
    • Views: 2,583
    February 9th, 2012, 10:52 PM Go to last post
  22. Firearm safety... please read

    Started by tbmccord, October 2nd, 2009 11:12 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 3,350
    April 20th, 2010, 12:16 PM Go to last post
  23. Unhappy Another sad story (23 year old dead)

    Started by rockerff, June 29th, 2011 09:57 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 40
    • Views: 4,130
    July 18th, 2011, 07:04 PM Go to last post
  24. GOOD: Tom Selleck corrects extras poor gun handling on set...

    Started by TN_Mike, April 4th, 2011 09:28 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 39
    • Views: 6,467
    sgb
    October 4th, 2011, 05:32 PM Go to last post
  25. Scary Incident At The Range Tonight

    Started by BillG174, April 23rd, 2014 11:39 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 39
    • Views: 2,322
    December 3rd, 2014, 08:38 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
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    • Replies: 37
    • Views: 3,666
    August 17th, 2012, 07:49 PM Go to last post
  27. BAD: I made a negligent mistake the other day.

    Started by Sharkie308, March 12th, 2012 08:58 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 37
    • Views: 2,954
    March 14th, 2012, 07:39 PM Go to last post
  28. Exclamation Never assume its not chambered! Always check!!

    Started by Tally XD, May 5th, 2009 10:19 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 34
    • Views: 2,190
    September 5th, 2009, 09:52 PM Go to last post
  29. Another YouTube example of idiotic gun handling

    Started by MattInFla, February 22nd, 2012 07:36 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 34
    • Views: 3,042
    June 21st, 2013, 04:48 PM Go to last post
  30. Why do most handguns have a recoil pattern that goes up?

    Started by devo901, November 13th, 2014 06:29 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 34
    • Views: 738
    November 14th, 2014, 07:26 PM Go to last post
  31. I d i o t s !

    Started by VTFatBa*d, June 29th, 2009 06:01 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 32
    • Views: 1,974
    June 30th, 2009, 12:42 AM Go to last post
  32. Shooting Buddy Admits to Shooting 4 TVs!!!

    Started by mano3, September 23rd, 2012 07:26 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 32
    • Views: 2,576
    September 26th, 2012, 12:27 PM Go to last post
  33. Conflict of two rules

    Started by Tenncvol, August 5th, 2014 10:45 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 1,319
    TRX
    August 27th, 2014, 08:30 AM Go to last post
  34. Cops and Guns

    Started by skysoldier29, January 21st, 2012 09:02 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 2,078
    January 25th, 2012, 10:18 PM Go to last post
  35. Very Bad-Local CHL Holder Succumbs to Carelessness

    Started by Mike1956, June 26th, 2012 12:02 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 2,326
    June 26th, 2012, 06:35 PM Go to last post
  36. Sobering story about AD with 12 gauge shotgun

    Started by Curzyk, March 14th, 2014 10:24 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 1,986
    April 9th, 2014, 10:42 AM Go to last post
  37. Hanging Guns on Wall

    Started by Scotticus, February 13th, 2015 11:32 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 849
    February 21st, 2015, 03:57 PM Go to last post
  38. Easy slide racking

    Started by firebug8, August 24th, 2009 07:46 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 9,616
    December 19th, 2009, 05:41 PM Go to last post
  39. Drunks and guns.... am I overreacting?

    Started by Moriah, September 5th, 2012 06:01 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 2,216
    November 1st, 2012, 08:12 PM Go to last post
  40. Near disaster

    Started by got2hav1, April 4th, 2010 10:04 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 1,601
    April 7th, 2010, 10:07 PM Go to last post
  41. Video Of Idiot With AK47 Totally Unsafe

    Started by jasoncooper, February 13th, 2012 09:45 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 2,207
    March 3rd, 2012, 02:50 AM Go to last post
  42. Gun control? Safety, definitely!

    Started by navajoRN, October 31st, 2014 10:45 PM
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    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 775
    November 8th, 2014, 02:41 PM Go to last post
  43. don't want to make anyone mad but....

    Started by TedBeau, August 20th, 2009 12:45 PM
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    • Views: 1,752
    August 21st, 2009, 01:21 PM Go to last post
  44. Made me very nervous :/

    Started by opalelement, June 8th, 2010 02:16 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 1,558
    June 10th, 2010, 03:43 PM Go to last post

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