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    New to site and CCW

    Hi all! I am new to handguns. I wanted to purchase one, learn how to use and care for it and get licensed. Tomorrow is fingerprinting and I am done. I still feel like a total amateur on the range but look forward to some continued practice. I chose a Glock 23 because it fit me. I wanted .40 and something small. I have since learned that something small can be a whole lot smaller than the 23 and I will pursue that in the future. I have read through and found loads of valuable information on the site and look forward to returning in the future. Right now I don't feel like I have a lot to add, only a lot to learn. Thanks for all the help you as a group have to offer.

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    Welcome. There is no substitute for good training with a good instructor. It will dramatically lessen your learning curve. There's nothing like instant feedback from a good instructor to keep you from developing bad habits.

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    Good shooting! Glad to hear you have opted for another form of protection for you and your family. You will learn a lot of valuable information here from many experienced people. After seeing your target results, I'm sure you will be making your own contributions here very soon.

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