Newbie from PA

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    Newbie from PA

    I came by way of Concealed Carry Magazine - just got my CCW a month ago. I pack a sweet S&W 642 Airweight 5-shot revolver with factory-installed rubber Crimson Trace laser grips, loaded with low-recoil hollow points. Any of you guys out there whose wives are a little reluctant to shoot, have them try the Crimson Trace grips!

    The local gunshop has a great indoor range, so I'm shooting once a week (not doing too bad, either!). Signed up for a "Personal Defense in the Home" course taught by LE - hope that is scheduled sometime soon. And I carry everywhere, even around the house. Being a little on the well-rounded side, a holster doesn't really work for me, and I feel that a purse carry is too dangerous - too easy to purse-snatch, lay down somewhere, or have a child get into it. So I use a waist pack, which on a woman doesn't usually get a second glance.

    Read the "Concealed Carry Handgun Manual", "Armed Response" and am awaiting delivery of one of Ayoob's book. I'm learning a lot from Concealed Carry Magazine and from the posts & info here also.

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    Welcome to the forum. Feel free to jump right in.....

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    Welcome to the forum. Sounds like you are well on your way in carrying. Good for you.

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    Welcome. Nice bunch of people on this forum, I think you will like it here.
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    LibertyGal,

    Welcome from western PA. You'll find a courteous group of folks here with a pretty decent knowledge base. Be sure to jump right in.

    I dare say you are on the right track with regular practice and training. Carrying around the house is a pretty decent idea, considering the trend in home invasions.

    Welcome aboard!

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    Welcome, LibertyGal. It appears that women generally shoot well and often better than men. At least that was the concensus on a thread I started not long ago. I posted my wife's target and then some other photos of her and most responders agreed that 1) she is a good shot and 2) women usually are good shots. If you are interested here is a link to the thread.

    http://www.combatcarry.com/vbulletin...ead.php?t=7887

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    welcome. We need more women to chime in and get even more into shooting and personal protection.
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    Welcome. Have you read Armed & Female by Paxton Quigley? I truly liked it. Definitely opened my eyes to some things I wasn't aware of.

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