Basic Gun Handling & Safety

Basic Gun Handling & Safety

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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. The Four Rules Are The Four RULES For A REASON

    Started by Cypher, February 9th, 2020 05:17 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 229
    February 9th, 2020, 07:49 PM Go to last post
  2. Using another trigger finger? Doable?

    Started by Sister, December 7th, 2019 08:59 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 345
    January 3rd, 2020, 08:25 PM Go to last post
  3. The 4 rules of gun safety?

    Started by kshj, October 22nd, 2019 05:02 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 597
    OD*
    October 23rd, 2019, 10:40 AM Go to last post
  4. Fancy dancing with gun while keeping it pointed down range!

    Started by ShooterGranny, September 21st, 2019 10:43 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 591
    September 28th, 2019, 07:59 AM Go to last post
  5. Raining bullets

    Started by CavemanBob, August 3rd, 2019 12:41 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 201
    August 3rd, 2019, 02:55 PM Go to last post
  6. Accidental Discharge Statistics

    Started by Hatchee, June 10th, 2019 02:38 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 704
    June 25th, 2019, 06:26 PM Go to last post
  7. Two safety issues in two days

    Started by 10thmtn, May 30th, 2019 05:53 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 431
    May 31st, 2019, 04:06 PM Go to last post
  8. How do you guys handle muzzle sweeps by others?

    Started by KeithC., October 29th, 2016 03:56 PM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 75
    • Views: 3,830
    January 28th, 2019, 11:35 PM Go to last post
  9. What goes up must come down: Donít shoot up into the air.

    Started by msgt/ret, January 1st, 2019 06:12 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 1,167
    January 15th, 2019, 07:47 PM Go to last post
  10. Sure, Leave Your Gun In an Unlocked Car

    Started by SatCong, December 15th, 2018 03:26 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 1,069
    December 18th, 2018, 10:22 AM Go to last post
  11. Ammo Storage

    Started by Tenncvol, October 7th, 2018 04:13 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 685
    November 17th, 2018, 04:26 PM Go to last post
  12. Need SR9c AIWB or IWB holster recommendations

    Started by Gilbertc13, September 26th, 2018 06:22 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 536
    September 27th, 2018, 09:04 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 2,078
    July 3rd, 2018, 08:28 PM Go to last post
  13. Wholly cow, very responsible gun owner... SMH

    Started by Concealed_in_KY, June 26th, 2018 09:08 AM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 587
    June 26th, 2018, 11:22 PM Go to last post
  14. Inheritance

    Started by PharmerJoe, June 22nd, 2018 08:21 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 32
    • Views: 1,476
    June 26th, 2018, 09:44 PM Go to last post
  15. We need to define ?safely?

    Started by Libertywheel, May 18th, 2018 12:47 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 542
    May 18th, 2018, 04:12 PM Go to last post
  16. How not to teach gun safety!!!

    Started by Okeechobee, October 16th, 2017 08:10 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 918
    April 17th, 2018, 06:03 PM Go to last post
  17. What happens when your paper target falls on the floor at the range?

    Started by Chevy50, June 8th, 2017 11:46 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 44
    • Views: 2,172
    February 18th, 2018, 02:17 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 686
    January 18th, 2018, 01:32 AM Go to last post
  18. Man shows friends how (NOT) to clean a gun

    Started by paulinsf, January 8th, 2018 04:58 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 1,095
    January 9th, 2018, 05:59 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 425
    January 8th, 2018, 09:39 PM Go to last post
  19. Took my friend to the range for the first time

    Started by Tenncvol, June 27th, 2017 06:10 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 647
    December 18th, 2017, 11:58 PM Go to last post
  20. Gun Dog Shoots Hunter

    Started by jmf552, December 3rd, 2017 07:24 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 1,085
    December 3rd, 2017, 06:41 PM Go to last post
  21. No reason for this

    Started by Libertywheel, October 5th, 2017 09:51 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 510
    October 6th, 2017, 03:02 AM Go to last post
  22. Bad case of Glock leg Eh

    Started by MMinSC, August 25th, 2017 07:33 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 2,566
    August 27th, 2017, 10:27 AM Go to last post
  23. Fess up...Accidental discharge

    Started by jhoff310, February 8th, 2013 07:35 AM
    15 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
    • Replies: 210
    • Views: 38,417
    August 16th, 2017, 03:52 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 460
    August 16th, 2017, 10:43 AM Go to last post
  24. Should parents be charged when kids bring guns to school?

    Started by Gabill, June 27th, 2017 02:17 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    • Replies: 68
    • Views: 2,518
    July 14th, 2017, 09:09 PM Go to last post
  25. Old Ammo - safe?

    Started by Tenncvol, May 13th, 2017 02:13 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,374
    May 14th, 2017, 12:48 PM Go to last post
  26. How often do you handle your EDC gun unnecessarily?

    Started by sqlb3rn, January 30th, 2017 12:38 PM
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 6
    • Replies: 81
    • Views: 5,144
    May 14th, 2017, 12:04 PM Go to last post
  27. Do you know where your guns are right now?

    Started by Libertywheel, April 26th, 2017 04:49 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 1,605
    May 10th, 2017, 05:39 PM Go to last post
  28. Hot brass casing in my shirt at the range today

    Started by Tstone, April 11th, 2017 08:17 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 58
    • Views: 3,339
    April 21st, 2017, 10:00 AM Go to last post
  29. Beretta 950 BS

    Started by TheAggregator, December 31st, 2016 07:31 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 822
    January 24th, 2017, 07:32 AM Go to last post
  30. Aiming is Useless

    Started by Hehuntsbeaver, October 28th, 2016 11:22 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 38
    • Views: 2,790
    October 30th, 2016, 02:46 AM Go to last post
  31. Are rifles "drop safe"?

    Started by Tenncvol, August 10th, 2016 08:15 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 2,797
    October 27th, 2016, 08:45 PM Go to last post
  32. Going Downrange

    Started by Tenncvol, October 17th, 2016 12:50 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 801
    October 17th, 2016, 11:09 PM Go to last post
  33. Idiots at the gun store

    Started by Marylou, September 4th, 2015 05:22 AM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    • Replies: 74
    • Views: 7,822
    September 7th, 2016, 08:39 PM Go to last post
  34. Unseen Danger!! Check your carry ammo regularly!!

    Started by Tally XD, September 5th, 2016 08:25 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,363
    September 6th, 2016, 11:44 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 49
    • Views: 4,681
    August 11th, 2016, 06:19 AM Go to last post
  35. Trigger manipulation terminology; 'Squeeze', 'Press' and 'Pull'

    Started by Janq, May 5th, 2010 02:50 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 12,051
    July 29th, 2016, 06:55 PM Go to last post
  36. Always check barrel for obstructions

    Started by ThirdShift, June 25th, 2016 07:05 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 1,754
    June 28th, 2016, 12:06 AM Go to last post
  37. And yet another "accident"

    Started by spiritfox, June 7th, 2016 07:29 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 1,949
    June 27th, 2016, 05:08 PM Go to last post
  38. Poll Poll: Storing One's Firearms Loaded

    Started by bmcgilvray, April 7th, 2015 10:20 PM
    9 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
    • Replies: 124
    • Views: 9,490
    June 9th, 2016, 03:47 PM Go to last post
  39. Post Negligent Discharge Help

    Started by AkuXan, June 6th, 2016 11:39 PM
    8 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
    • Replies: 105
    • Views: 6,633
    June 9th, 2016, 09:18 AM Go to last post
  40. 18 Yr Old Grand Daughter's First Time

    Started by Kennydale, June 7th, 2016 04:23 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 675
    June 8th, 2016, 12:13 AM Go to last post

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