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    Hello from Washington state.

    I have been reading the boards here a while, and have decided to join. I am new to concealed carry, and new to firearms in general.

    I am not carrying yet at this point. I have taken a basic pistol handling class and I'm taking another firearms safety class with my whole family in a few weeks. I don't want my kids to be afraid of firearms, and I want them to know how to handle them safely and have an appreciation for their PROPER usage.

    I'm pretty much just taking it slow and careful as I learn. I am spending some range time trying to develop safe handling habits that I can rely on (and also to be able to hit what I aim at), and learning what I need to know from some more experienced folks. Once I've had some time with this, I will move into actually carrying my XD with me (at least sometimes).

    I appreciate all of the great info and opinions on this site. They have been very helpful to me so far.

    Thanks all.

    GraySkies
    Gig Harbor, WA.

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