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    New Gun Owner

    Thought it would be a good idea to join a forum of those who are more experienced than me and learn a few things.

    I just bought a 9mm Springfield Armory XD at a gun show. (Also bought a .25, mainly for the novelty). It's the first handgun I've owned, but not the first one I've shot. Nevertheless, I'm looking forward to being able to shoot whenever I want (and can afford the ammo). Wife wants to get involved in shooting as well, but she's never shot a handgun before (only .22 rifles in youth camp years ago). So we're going to go take a handgun safety/training course to get the both of us up to speed--and get her trained on shooting.

    Live in Arizona now, moved from California. It's like breathing fresh air.

    I also own an old 30/30. Haven't shot it in twenty years, but it's a fun old lever-action rifle.

    Anyway, just checking in to introduce myself - and to ask forgiveness for the numerous newbie questions I'll be asking over the next few weeks and months.
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    Welcome this is a great bunch with a lot of enteresting info

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    Welcome and congratulations on your recent purchase.

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    Welcome from Massachusetts. lots of great information here.

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    Welcome to the Jungle! Sorry listening to a little "Guns and Roses!" Welcome to the forum!

    Now that you fleed the Republic of La La Land, you and your wife should take some classes about being an armed citizen. You have GunSite (http://www.gunsite.com/main/) in Chino Valley and check with Derby Guns in Scottsdale (Welcome to www.derbyguns.com) as their putting on a MAG-40 class next year!

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    Quote Originally Posted by HotGuns View Post
    Welcome to the forum!

    Ask away. Lots of knowledgable people here.
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    I appreciate the welcome!

    Looking forward to getting more involved after I finish a couple things first. BTW, Blitzburgh - are my Steelers going to be strong enough to make a deep run this year?

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