California newbie with first gun.

California newbie with first gun.

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    California newbie with first gun.

    Well between the reelection of Obama and the attitude of I'm going to destroy the Republican Party, I went down a few weeks ago to a local gun shop and bought my first gun. Went for revolver as it's easier to handle. I'm getting up there in age, and don't need a lot of complicated stuff or be worried about catching my hand in the wrong place or whatever.

    So a SW 360 38 special was the choice. Of course, part of the choice is because of the lack of inventory as everyone's out there buying guns.

    I found this place before I bought, and appreciate some insights that I got to help with selection.
    Now I just have to find me some ammo (another scarce commodity) and head down to a target range.

    Thanks for your help. Try not to be too hard on the newbie.


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    Welcome aboard. California has made a lot of changes since I left 12 years ago. When I left there was one county where the sheriff would issue a permit. From what I gather that has got better.
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