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    I guess it's about time I introduced myself. I'm originally from TX but now living in WA. The only real experience I have had with guns is with my mom's and dad's deer rifles (30.30 & 30.06). My dad had a .357 Magnum, too, but he never let me shoot it. I was surprised at how heavy that gun is. I am more interested now (at this stage of my life) in getting a license for CC and getting a gun for personal protection. My dad is deceased now, and I could really use some good advice from more knowledgeable folks on various handguns. I know most of you probably have your favorites; just please don't recommend the most expensive thing on the market. I am not kin to Bill Gates. I am happy to be here and looking forward to getting to know some of you!
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    WELCOME !!! From KENT WA.

    What part of The area are you in ??

    As to a gun to start with = A Revolver.

    The 2 "Brands I recommend are S&W or Ruger. ( the Model will depend on what use you are going to use it for.

    If you are a "Newbie" you might start with a .22 cal.to start with. ( here you might also consider a Taurus because of $$$) Use for "learning to shoot, Plunking & fun. ( CHEAP AMMO ) Once you learn to shoot, THEN MOVE onto CCing.

    GET TRAINING !! If you would like some advise ( what is avail, where & classes to take ) PM me. ( I am a NRA TC Level Instructor ( I train NRA Basic & Instructors ) & part of a very active training team + have info & contacts in the Seattle area ( Have & do train "staffs" for several ranges/clubs)+ Know many of the "training groups" in WA.

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