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. When is a gun considered "Loaded"?

    Started by varob, December 22nd, 2010 08:28 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 47
    • Views: 23,855
    March 3rd, 2012, 12:49 PM Go to last post
  2. Fess up...Accidental discharge

    Started by jhoff310, February 8th, 2013 08:35 AM
    13 Pages
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    • Replies: 186
    • Views: 18,376
    January 29th, 2016, 01:09 AM Go to last post
  3. 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
  4. Negligent Discharge...So ashamed. (no one hurt)

    Started by Itsbwalt, August 5th, 2012 05:00 PM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 83
    • Views: 12,378
    February 1st, 2016, 07:03 PM Go to last post
  5. 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: 12,221
    October 2nd, 2012, 06:19 PM Go to last post
  6. The 10 Commandments of Firearm Safety

    Started by Rcher, January 6th, 2009 03:07 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 12,146
    TRX
    January 16th, 2014, 10:00 AM Go to last post
  7. tell me about chamber flags?

    Started by tellico, June 27th, 2010 12:36 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 12,104
    July 7th, 2010, 02:14 AM Go to last post
  8. Easy slide racking

    Started by firebug8, August 24th, 2009 07:46 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 11,615
    December 19th, 2009, 05:41 PM Go to last post
  9. 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: 10,146
    January 21st, 2013, 08:41 PM Go to last post
  10. 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: 9,742
    August 19th, 2012, 09:18 AM Go to last post
  11. Firearms without External Safety, etc.

    Started by preachertim, January 11th, 2009 10:30 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 9,217
    March 11th, 2009, 10:26 AM Go to last post
  12. When did people start teaching trigger discipline?

    Started by Treo, October 30th, 2009 11:50 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 8,705
    May 10th, 2010, 01:51 AM Go to last post
  13. 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: 7,784
    sgb
    October 4th, 2011, 05:32 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: 7,325
    November 10th, 2011, 04:19 PM Go to last post
  15. Gun goes off at the Puyallup Gun Show yesterday

    Started by Cook74, April 30th, 2012 01:45 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 6,955
    July 14th, 2012, 12:17 AM Go to last post
  16. How to Aim a Gun

    Started by DaveInTexas, February 9th, 2009 02:43 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 6,325
    February 22nd, 2009, 04:41 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 6,054
    May 6th, 2010, 12:55 PM Go to last post
  17. Accidental Disharge at Church

    Started by kapnketel, February 13th, 2012 09:07 AM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 69
    • Views: 5,908
    February 18th, 2012, 10:00 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: 5,677
    August 3rd, 2012, 08:40 PM Go to last post
  19. 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: 5,570
    June 14th, 2011, 06:20 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 51
    • Views: 5,464
    April 7th, 2011, 02:34 PM Go to last post
  20. Foolish neighbors - kids with BB guns

    Started by ctr, October 8th, 2012 10:14 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 5,443
    October 10th, 2012, 04:04 PM Go to last post
  21. Angry No Respect for Guns....Issue at Range

    Started by JonnySW, May 1st, 2014 04:20 PM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 79
    • Views: 5,426
    March 5th, 2015, 10:49 PM Go to last post
  22. 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
  23. Dumbest cop on the planet

    Started by Rob99VMI04, July 31st, 2012 01:10 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 61
    • Views: 5,116
    May 29th, 2013, 01:29 PM Go to last post
  24. Trial proceedings on INSession (TruTV) right now

    Started by MotorCityGun, August 11th, 2011 01:19 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 4,930
    August 22nd, 2011, 03:55 PM Go to last post
  25. 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: 4,669
    August 4th, 2013, 06:19 PM Go to last post
  26. 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: 4,554
    July 18th, 2011, 07:04 PM Go to last post
  27. For safety, no loaded weapons.

    Started by gatopardo, August 30th, 2010 11:31 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 65
    • Views: 4,278
    September 2nd, 2010, 09:38 PM Go to last post
  28. 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: 4,075
    March 14th, 2014, 07:22 PM Go to last post
  29. 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
  30. Woman shoots daughter with "cigarette lighter"

    Started by adric22, July 28th, 2011 03:18 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 3,997
    July 29th, 2011, 10:17 PM Go to last post
  31. 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: 3,972
    August 17th, 2012, 07:49 PM Go to last post
  32. Kids and toy guns/"pretending" to shoot someone

    Started by Ishmael, December 9th, 2011 09:34 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 3,839
    May 8th, 2012, 05:28 PM Go to last post
  33. House fire and loose ammo

    Started by Handgunner, March 19th, 2010 11:35 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 3,828
    March 31st, 2010, 05:44 PM Go to last post
  34. 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
  35. Rifle shooting from the prone position questions...

    Started by UltimaRatio, January 26th, 2011 09:17 AM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 3,746
    June 25th, 2011, 04:49 PM Go to last post
  36. Firearm safety... please read

    Started by tbmccord, October 2nd, 2009 11:12 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 3,713
    April 20th, 2010, 12:16 PM Go to last post
  37. Alternate method of loading the chamber

    Started by jmf552, August 24th, 2014 10:25 AM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 88
    • Views: 3,621
    September 28th, 2014, 12:27 PM Go to last post
  38. 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
  39. 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: 3,542
    March 7th, 2012, 11:52 PM Go to last post
  40. "Shooting with old Eyes"

    Started by jem102, June 7th, 2010 05:49 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 3,497
    June 10th, 2010, 04:51 PM Go to last post
  41. 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: 3,410
    June 21st, 2013, 04:48 PM Go to last post
  42. Negligent discharge at Illinois gun show

    Started by Retiredonce, February 26th, 2011 09:51 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 3,284
    February 28th, 2011, 07:39 AM Go to last post
  43. 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

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