Hello from Dixie
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February 9th, 2014 11:03 AM
Hello from Dixie
Hi Everyone. I'm new to this forum and guns. Just completed my CWP class. Shot a pistol for the 1st time, ever, to complete my test. Beretta.22lr. It was a lot of fun despite being nervous! Managed to hit the bullseye several times & keep the rest of the shots close in the chest area. Ha. Going to get my fingerprints for SLED today and will be looking for a new gun with low recoil. My husband has 2 revolvers, and I like the simplicity of those guns but have not fired them. I have 3 kids, am very concerned about safety, and I need to practice, practice, practice. My oldest child, age 12, has a heck of a shot with a special edition NRA red rider bb gun, and I'm determined to encourage her love of shooting by becoming proficient in safety, defense, and accuracy myself. Guns, a bird crazy Vizsla, and God's country is a great way to spend time with my family, and I have been missing out due to fear. That is going to change along with my ability to protect if needed. A lot to learn. Thank you for having me on this forum.
February 9th, 2014 11:04 AM
Welcome from Tennessee, the "Patron State of Shootin' Stuff!"
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February 9th, 2014 11:05 AM
Welcome from PA. Stay safe and happy carrying.
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February 9th, 2014 11:06 AM
February 9th, 2014 11:09 AM
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February 9th, 2014 11:17 AM
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February 9th, 2014 11:18 AM
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February 9th, 2014 11:26 AM
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February 9th, 2014 11:33 AM
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February 9th, 2014 12:17 PM
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February 9th, 2014 12:47 PM
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February 9th, 2014 12:51 PM
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February 9th, 2014 12:54 PM
Welcome from Charleston, SC. Please let us know how long your permit takes. Mine was 89 days of the mandated 90 day maximum wait. Happy shooting.
February 9th, 2014 12:55 PM
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February 9th, 2014 01:14 PM
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