New member from Washington
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I have been reading the boards here a while, and have decided to join. I am new to concealed carry, and ...
September 25th, 2012 02:56 PM
New member from Washington
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.
Gig Harbor, WA.
September 25th, 2012 03:22 PM
Welcome to the forum from SW Ohio.
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September 25th, 2012 04:09 PM
Would you be willing to share the story of your journey? People around here are always interested in figuring out what triggers people to open their eyes and take responsibility for their own, and their family's safety.
September 25th, 2012 04:42 PM
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September 25th, 2012 04:58 PM
Welcome from sunny skies....
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September 25th, 2012 04:59 PM
Welcome from S.E. Wisconsin.
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September 25th, 2012 05:23 PM
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September 25th, 2012 05:42 PM
Welcome from the Midwest!
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September 25th, 2012 05:50 PM
Welcom Aboard! I was a resident of Bremerton for a few years and I do miss that area. Your handel really matches perfectly.......LOL
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September 25th, 2012 06:22 PM
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September 25th, 2012 06:43 PM
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September 25th, 2012 08:33 PM
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September 25th, 2012 08:34 PM
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September 25th, 2012 09:23 PM
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September 25th, 2012 09:50 PM
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