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 07:28 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 47
    • Views: 25,548
    March 3rd, 2012, 11:49 AM Go to last post
  2. Fess up...Accidental discharge

    Started by jhoff310, February 8th, 2013 07:35 AM
    14 Pages
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    • Replies: 195
    • Views: 20,018
    April 15th, 2016, 06:29 PM Go to last post
  3. 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: 14,540
    November 4th, 2011, 08:58 PM Go to last post
  4. Negligent Discharge...So ashamed. (no one hurt)

    Started by Itsbwalt, August 5th, 2012 04:00 PM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 83
    • Views: 13,167
    February 1st, 2016, 06:03 PM Go to last post
  5. 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: 12,462
    October 2nd, 2012, 05:19 PM Go to last post
  6. tell me about chamber flags?

    Started by tellico, June 27th, 2010 11:36 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 12,389
    July 7th, 2010, 01:14 AM Go to last post
  7. The 10 Commandments of Firearm Safety

    Started by Rcher, January 6th, 2009 02:07 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 12,362
    TRX
    January 16th, 2014, 09:00 AM Go to last post
  8. Easy slide racking

    Started by firebug8, August 24th, 2009 06:46 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 11,992
    December 19th, 2009, 04:41 PM Go to last post
  9. 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: 10,479
    January 21st, 2013, 07:41 PM Go to last post
  10. 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: 9,915
    August 19th, 2012, 08:18 AM Go to last post
  11. Firearms without External Safety, etc.

    Started by preachertim, January 11th, 2009 09:30 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 9,705
    March 11th, 2009, 09:26 AM Go to last post
  12. When did people start teaching trigger discipline?

    Started by Treo, October 30th, 2009 10:50 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 8,953
    May 10th, 2010, 12:51 AM Go to last post
  13. 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: 8,154
    sgb
    October 4th, 2011, 04:32 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: 7,463
    November 10th, 2011, 03:19 PM Go to last post
  15. Gun goes off at the Puyallup Gun Show yesterday

    Started by Cook74, April 30th, 2012 12:45 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 7,282
    July 13th, 2012, 11:17 PM Go to last post
  16. How to Aim a Gun

    Started by DaveInTexas, February 9th, 2009 01:43 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 6,386
    February 22nd, 2009, 03:41 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 6,378
    May 6th, 2010, 11:55 AM Go to last post
  17. Accidental Disharge at Church

    Started by kapnketel, February 13th, 2012 08:07 AM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 69
    • Views: 5,997
    February 18th, 2012, 09:00 PM 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: 5,760
    August 3rd, 2012, 07:40 PM Go to last post
  19. 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: 5,710
    March 5th, 2015, 09:49 PM Go to last post
  20. Foolish neighbors - kids with BB guns

    Started by ctr, October 8th, 2012 09:14 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 5,699
    October 10th, 2012, 03:04 PM Go to last post
  21. 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: 5,650
    June 14th, 2011, 05:20 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 51
    • Views: 5,552
    April 7th, 2011, 01:34 PM Go to last post
  22. Using a New "Hammerless" Pistol

    Started by captainhooky52, January 26th, 2013 08:10 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 5,435
    March 19th, 2013, 11:47 AM Go to last post
  23. Dumbest cop on the planet

    Started by Rob99VMI04, July 31st, 2012 12:10 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 61
    • Views: 5,204
    May 29th, 2013, 12:29 PM Go to last post
  24. Trial proceedings on INSession (TruTV) right now

    Started by MotorCityGun, August 11th, 2011 12:19 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 4,971
    August 22nd, 2011, 02:55 PM Go to last post
  25. 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: 4,800
    August 4th, 2013, 05:19 PM Go to last post
  26. 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: 4,624
    July 18th, 2011, 06:04 PM Go to last post
  27. For safety, no loaded weapons.

    Started by gatopardo, August 30th, 2010 10:31 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 65
    • Views: 4,369
    September 2nd, 2010, 08:38 PM Go to last post
  28. 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: 4,275
    March 14th, 2014, 06:22 PM Go to last post
  29. Poll Poll: Storing One's Firearms Loaded

    Started by bmcgilvray, April 7th, 2015 10:20 PM
    8 Pages
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    • Replies: 114
    • Views: 4,257
    April 4th, 2016, 04:53 PM Go to last post
  30. A Horrible Hunting Accident - Violation of all safety rules

    Started by cwblanco, November 1st, 2010 03:33 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 4,143
    November 3rd, 2010, 12:08 PM Go to last post
  31. Woman shoots daughter with "cigarette lighter"

    Started by adric22, July 28th, 2011 02:18 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 4,082
    July 29th, 2011, 09:17 PM Go to last post
  32. 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: 4,041
    August 17th, 2012, 06:49 PM Go to last post
  33. Kids and toy guns/"pretending" to shoot someone

    Started by Ishmael, December 9th, 2011 08:34 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 3,924
    May 8th, 2012, 04:28 PM Go to last post
  34. House fire and loose ammo

    Started by Handgunner, March 19th, 2010 10:35 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 3,920
    March 31st, 2010, 04:44 PM Go to last post
  35. Alternate method of loading the chamber

    Started by jmf552, August 24th, 2014 09:25 AM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 88
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    September 28th, 2014, 11:27 AM Go to last post
  36. Rifle shooting from the prone position questions...

    Started by UltimaRatio, January 26th, 2011 08:17 AM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 3,841
    June 25th, 2011, 03:49 PM Go to last post
  37. Hanging Guns on Wall

    Started by Scotticus, February 13th, 2015 10:32 AM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 58
    • Views: 3,836
    February 16th, 2016, 01:52 PM Go to last post
  38. Walther P22? Short or long barrel?

    Started by captainrichhill, March 7th, 2010 08:57 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 3,816
    March 9th, 2010, 09:05 PM Go to last post
  39. Firearm safety... please read

    Started by tbmccord, October 2nd, 2009 10:12 AM
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    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 3,781
    April 20th, 2010, 11:16 AM Go to last post
  40. 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: 3,599
    March 7th, 2012, 10:52 PM Go to last post
  41. Man suffers serious facial wounds in rifle-cleaning mishap

    Started by accessbob, September 18th, 2012 04:26 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 3,590
    September 19th, 2012, 04:48 PM Go to last post
  42. "Shooting with old Eyes"

    Started by jem102, June 7th, 2010 04:49 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 3,587
    June 10th, 2010, 03:51 PM Go to last post
  43. Idiots at the gun store

    Started by Marylou, September 4th, 2015 05:22 AM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    • Replies: 64
    • Views: 3,559
    February 25th, 2016, 09:12 PM Go to last post

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