Basic Gun Handling & Safety

Basic Gun Handling & Safety

Below you will find a list of discussions in the Basic Gun Handling & Safety forums at the DefensiveCarry Concealed Carry Forum. The Basic Gun Handling & Safety forum is for discussion of: Basic handling and safety are two of the most important aspects of responsible gun ownership. This area is devoted to the basics and we hope new gun owners will utilize it as a reference, as well as a comfortable place to ask questions..

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Forum: Basic Gun Handling & Safety

Basic handling and safety are two of the most important aspects of responsible gun ownership. This area is devoted to the basics and we hope new gun owners will utilize it as a reference, as well as a comfortable place to ask questions.

  1. Using another trigger finger? Doable?

    Started by Sister, December 7th, 2019 09:59 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 265
    January 3rd, 2020, 09:25 PM Go to last post
  2. The 4 rules of gun safety?

    Started by kshj, October 22nd, 2019 06:02 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 531
    OD*
    October 23rd, 2019, 11:40 AM Go to last post
  3. Fancy dancing with gun while keeping it pointed down range!

    Started by ShooterGranny, September 21st, 2019 11:43 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 527
    September 28th, 2019, 08:59 AM Go to last post
  4. Raining bullets

    Started by CavemanBob, August 3rd, 2019 01:41 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 173
    August 3rd, 2019, 03:55 PM Go to last post
  5. Accidental Discharge Statistics

    Started by Hatchee, June 10th, 2019 03:38 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 639
    June 25th, 2019, 07:26 PM Go to last post
  6. Two safety issues in two days

    Started by 10thmtn, May 30th, 2019 06:53 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 400
    May 31st, 2019, 05:06 PM Go to last post
  7. How do you guys handle muzzle sweeps by others?

    Started by KeithC., October 29th, 2016 04:56 PM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 75
    • Views: 3,648
    January 29th, 2019, 12:35 AM Go to last post
  8. What goes up must come down: Donít shoot up into the air.

    Started by msgt/ret, January 1st, 2019 07:12 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 1,114
    January 15th, 2019, 08:47 PM Go to last post
  9. Sure, Leave Your Gun In an Unlocked Car

    Started by SatCong, December 15th, 2018 04:26 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 1,026
    December 18th, 2018, 11:22 AM Go to last post
  10. Ammo Storage

    Started by Tenncvol, October 7th, 2018 05:13 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 660
    November 17th, 2018, 05:26 PM Go to last post
  11. Need SR9c AIWB or IWB holster recommendations

    Started by Gilbertc13, September 26th, 2018 07:22 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 495
    September 27th, 2018, 10:04 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 2,036
    July 3rd, 2018, 09:28 PM Go to last post
  12. Wholly cow, very responsible gun owner... SMH

    Started by Concealed_in_KY, June 26th, 2018 10:08 AM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 560
    June 27th, 2018, 12:22 AM Go to last post
  13. Inheritance

    Started by PharmerJoe, June 22nd, 2018 09:21 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 32
    • Views: 1,392
    June 26th, 2018, 10:44 PM Go to last post
  14. We need to define ?safely?

    Started by Libertywheel, May 18th, 2018 01:47 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 522
    May 18th, 2018, 05:12 PM Go to last post
  15. How not to teach gun safety!!!

    Started by Okeechobee, October 16th, 2017 09:10 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 900
    April 17th, 2018, 07:03 PM Go to last post
  16. What happens when your paper target falls on the floor at the range?

    Started by Chevy50, June 9th, 2017 12:46 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 44
    • Views: 2,095
    February 18th, 2018, 03:17 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 663
    January 18th, 2018, 02:32 AM Go to last post
  17. Man shows friends how (NOT) to clean a gun

    Started by paulinsf, January 8th, 2018 05:58 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 1,058
    January 9th, 2018, 06:59 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 405
    January 8th, 2018, 10:39 PM Go to last post
  18. Took my friend to the range for the first time

    Started by Tenncvol, June 27th, 2017 07:10 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 628
    December 19th, 2017, 12:58 AM Go to last post
  19. Gun Dog Shoots Hunter

    Started by jmf552, December 3rd, 2017 08:24 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 1,033
    December 3rd, 2017, 07:41 PM Go to last post
  20. No reason for this

    Started by Libertywheel, October 5th, 2017 10:51 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 492
    October 6th, 2017, 04:02 AM Go to last post
  21. Bad case of Glock leg Eh

    Started by MMinSC, August 25th, 2017 08:33 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 2,416
    August 27th, 2017, 11:27 AM Go to last post
  22. Fess up...Accidental discharge

    Started by jhoff310, February 8th, 2013 08:35 AM
    15 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
    • Replies: 210
    • Views: 37,744
    August 16th, 2017, 04:52 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 435
    August 16th, 2017, 11:43 AM Go to last post
  23. Should parents be charged when kids bring guns to school?

    Started by Gabill, June 27th, 2017 03:17 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 68
    • Views: 2,380
    July 14th, 2017, 10:09 PM Go to last post
  24. Old Ammo - safe?

    Started by Tenncvol, May 13th, 2017 03:13 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,346
    May 14th, 2017, 01:48 PM Go to last post
  25. How often do you handle your EDC gun unnecessarily?

    Started by sqlb3rn, January 30th, 2017 01:38 PM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 81
    • Views: 4,897
    May 14th, 2017, 01:04 PM Go to last post
  26. Do you know where your guns are right now?

    Started by Libertywheel, April 26th, 2017 05:49 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 1,519
    May 10th, 2017, 06:39 PM Go to last post
  27. Hot brass casing in my shirt at the range today

    Started by Tstone, April 11th, 2017 09:17 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 58
    • Views: 3,167
    April 21st, 2017, 11:00 AM Go to last post
  28. Beretta 950 BS

    Started by TheAggregator, December 31st, 2016 08:31 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 777
    January 24th, 2017, 08:32 AM Go to last post
  29. Aiming is Useless

    Started by Hehuntsbeaver, October 28th, 2016 12:22 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 38
    • Views: 2,728
    October 30th, 2016, 03:46 AM Go to last post
  30. Are rifles "drop safe"?

    Started by Tenncvol, August 10th, 2016 09:15 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 2,685
    October 27th, 2016, 09:45 PM Go to last post
  31. Going Downrange

    Started by Tenncvol, October 17th, 2016 01:50 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 784
    October 18th, 2016, 12:09 AM Go to last post
  32. Idiots at the gun store

    Started by Marylou, September 4th, 2015 06:22 AM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    • Replies: 74
    • Views: 7,681
    September 7th, 2016, 09:39 PM Go to last post
  33. Unseen Danger!! Check your carry ammo regularly!!

    Started by Tally XD, September 5th, 2016 09:25 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,346
    September 7th, 2016, 12:44 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 49
    • Views: 4,560
    August 11th, 2016, 07:19 AM Go to last post
  34. Trigger manipulation terminology; 'Squeeze', 'Press' and 'Pull'

    Started by Janq, May 5th, 2010 03:50 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 11,913
    July 29th, 2016, 07:55 PM Go to last post
  35. Always check barrel for obstructions

    Started by ThirdShift, June 25th, 2016 08:05 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 1,698
    June 28th, 2016, 01:06 AM Go to last post
  36. And yet another "accident"

    Started by spiritfox, June 7th, 2016 08:29 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 1,913
    June 27th, 2016, 06:08 PM Go to last post
  37. Poll Poll: Storing One's Firearms Loaded

    Started by bmcgilvray, April 7th, 2015 11:20 PM
    9 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
    • Replies: 124
    • Views: 9,247
    June 9th, 2016, 04:47 PM Go to last post
  38. Post Negligent Discharge Help

    Started by AkuXan, June 7th, 2016 12:39 AM
    8 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
    • Replies: 105
    • Views: 6,444
    June 9th, 2016, 10:18 AM Go to last post
  39. 18 Yr Old Grand Daughter's First Time

    Started by Kennydale, June 7th, 2016 05:23 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 652
    June 8th, 2016, 01:13 AM Go to last post
  40. Training and credentials of private range personal?

    Started by chiefneon, May 17th, 2015 03:11 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 1,982
    June 7th, 2016, 07:41 PM Go to last post

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