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I held a gun for the first time!
4/4/2012 | POWERSBOOTHEFAN

Posted on 04/04/2012 8:46:47 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN

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1 posted on 04/04/2012 8:46:59 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

Now try a CZ52.


2 posted on 04/04/2012 8:48:31 PM PDT by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

The keywords are supposed to seperate:how do I fix that?


3 posted on 04/04/2012 8:48:37 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you,Pumpkin. You are the best cat in the world. You're my Sweet Pea.)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN
I'm not sure I would admit to that. ☺
4 posted on 04/04/2012 8:49:33 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

Sign up for a ccw class and defensive training class then hit the range every weekend for practice.


5 posted on 04/04/2012 8:50:38 PM PDT by hope
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

Did you gesticulate wildly while talking forcing everyone to duck one or more times until the gun owner took it away from you? LOL!


6 posted on 04/04/2012 8:50:54 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

Now learn the operation and theory of it and go shooting.


7 posted on 04/04/2012 8:51:12 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN
'What is the proper stance when firing a gun?'

Stay at the end that ain't spitting lead.

"As democracy is perfected, the office represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. We move toward a lofty ideal. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their hearts desire at last, and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron."

--H.L. Mencken, The Baltimore Evening Sun, July 26, 1920


8 posted on 04/04/2012 8:51:48 PM PDT by Viking2002
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

Don’t point it at anything that you are not ok with shooting. Ever.

Don’t put your finger on the trigger until you have your target in your sights and you also know what’s near or behind what you are about to be shooting at.

Congrats. Be safe. Train regularly.


9 posted on 04/04/2012 8:52:38 PM PDT by EasySt (Life is precious. Live it well.)
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To: mylife

lol

This should be interesting...


10 posted on 04/04/2012 8:53:39 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN
I held a gun for the first time!

Good for you. Now go get some basic knowledge, then find a gun store with a range that rents guns. Feel them, fondle them, then rent a few and fire them. From this point forth you'll be hooked, soon you will be a gun owner and before you know it, you'll be a well versed semi-expert on firearms.

11 posted on 04/04/2012 8:53:39 PM PDT by umgud (No Rats, No Rino's)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

keywords don’t separate unless you put them on separate lines. Hit the ‘enter’ key after each one. I put the most relevant keyword for this subject in for you. banglist


12 posted on 04/04/2012 8:55:01 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: smokingfrog

I couldn’t help myself.


13 posted on 04/04/2012 8:55:12 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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14 posted on 04/04/2012 8:55:45 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

My Favorite Shooting Technique Will Teach You How to Shoot Your Handgun More Accurately
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2682424/posts
(FR Thread)

http://rationalselfdefense.com/Tactics/My_Favorite_Shooting_Technique_Will_Teach_You_How_to_Shoot_Accurately.htm
(Actual Article)

What kind of Beretta? A 92FS?


15 posted on 04/04/2012 8:58:05 PM PDT by RandallFlagg (Look for the union label, then buy elsewhere.)
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To: Viking2002

LOL. I’ll make sure I’m not the one being aimed at!


16 posted on 04/04/2012 8:59:52 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you,Pumpkin. You are the best cat in the world. You're my Sweet Pea.)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN
Every time I have introduced a friend to firearms, I make a special point of introducing them to the four firearms handling safety rules.

I have them recite the rules back to me at least three times during the session.

1. Treat all firearms as if they were loaded.
2. Never point the gun at anything you aren't willing to destroy.
3. Don't put your finger on the trigger until you are ready to fire.
4. Be sure of your target and what is beyond it.

You need to know these rules and follow them always.

17 posted on 04/04/2012 9:01:21 PM PDT by William Tell
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To: Jack Hydrazine

I didn’t fire it. It wasn’t loaded. I just held it to see what it would be like.

I was at his house,not at a range.


18 posted on 04/04/2012 9:01:41 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you,Pumpkin. You are the best cat in the world. You're my Sweet Pea.)
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To: smokingfrog

LOL


19 posted on 04/04/2012 9:03:09 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: William Tell

The best safety is the one between your ears.
Remember, You can “never take it back”


20 posted on 04/04/2012 9:03:16 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: RandallFlagg

I’m not sure what type it was.


21 posted on 04/04/2012 9:03:16 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you,Pumpkin. You are the best cat in the world. You're my Sweet Pea.)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN
When holding a gun, don't do this...

Mark

22 posted on 04/04/2012 9:04:05 PM PDT by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: smokingfrog

What? Do you think I’m gonna shoot someone,LOL?


23 posted on 04/04/2012 9:04:23 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you,Pumpkin. You are the best cat in the world. You're my Sweet Pea.)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN
Does it look like this?


24 posted on 04/04/2012 9:04:31 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: EasySt

Trust me. I’ll be extremely careful.

My friend’s idiot friend was baked on some of that synthetic pot and was messing around with his loaded gun. he shot a hole through the TV and the wall.

I wasn’t there,thank the L-rd.

I know that guns aren’t toys and that you can’t wave ‘em around.


25 posted on 04/04/2012 9:07:45 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you,Pumpkin. You are the best cat in the world. You're my Sweet Pea.)
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To: EasySt
Good basic advice to which I would add:

Don't ever hold it sideways like the hoodlums you see in the movies. That may be their way of displaying how casual they are with a firearm (and, by extension, how little they value life), but it is appallingly stupid way to control where you shoot.

Accuracy is far more important than looks. There's nothing wrong with holding your wrist with your free hand to steady your aim. An inaccurate shot could not only mean missing the perp, but hitting someone innocent.

26 posted on 04/04/2012 9:07:48 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: EasySt
Good basic advice to which I would add:

Don't ever hold it sideways like the hoodlums you see in the movies. That may be their way of displaying how casual they are with a firearm (and, by extension, how little they value life), but it is appallingly stupid way to control where you shoot.

Accuracy is far more important than looks. There's nothing wrong with holding your wrist with your free hand to steady your aim. An inaccurate shot could not only mean missing the perp, but hitting someone innocent.

27 posted on 04/04/2012 9:08:01 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

For you I think you should use the Han Solo stance. Stand in a semi-crouch with your pistol thrust forward in one hand and your opposite hand stuck high up in the air and behind you.


28 posted on 04/04/2012 9:08:31 PM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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POWERSBOOTHEFAN said: "It wasn’t loaded. "

Such a belief should never affect how you treat the gun. There are many sad stories which contain the statement, "I didn't know the gun was loaded".

29 posted on 04/04/2012 9:08:32 PM PDT by William Tell
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

Were you told to assume it was loaded until you cleared it yourself? That’s rule #0. See a few comments up for rules #1 to 4.

Stance? Personal preference matters. I use a modified Weaver. (Just Google it for details.)


30 posted on 04/04/2012 9:08:41 PM PDT by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

Go take a hunter education class, take a ccw class, take a defensive training class, join the NRA, read articles, read more articles, read even more articles, visit gunshops, visit gunshows, ask lots of questions.


31 posted on 04/04/2012 9:08:53 PM PDT by fso301
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To: MarkL

Oh,I know that!


32 posted on 04/04/2012 9:09:21 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you,Pumpkin. You are the best cat in the world. You're my Sweet Pea.)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN
Did it look like this?


33 posted on 04/04/2012 9:09:21 PM PDT by RandallFlagg (Look for the union label, then buy elsewhere.)
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To: mylife

Yep.


34 posted on 04/04/2012 9:10:02 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you,Pumpkin. You are the best cat in the world. You're my Sweet Pea.)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

There’s a gun club for patriotic conservative Jews who want to defend themselves. I can’t recall what its name is, but you might think about googling it and joining them. Freepers are not victims.

Shooting is a LOT of fun, highly addictive. It puts you in a sort of pleasurable alert trance of concentration and focus. When you leave the range, you have the good feeling of knowing that you can protect yourself. Go for it.


35 posted on 04/04/2012 9:10:52 PM PDT by ottbmare (The OTTB Mare)
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To: RandallFlagg

Yes.


36 posted on 04/04/2012 9:11:18 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you,Pumpkin. You are the best cat in the world. You're my Sweet Pea.)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

http://www.azccw.com/marksmanship.htm

Some basic advice.


37 posted on 04/04/2012 9:12:44 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: William Tell

I checked it out and it wasn’t loaded. He was showing me so I saw it for myself.

I wouldn’t just take someone’s word for it.


38 posted on 04/04/2012 9:13:10 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you,Pumpkin. You are the best cat in the world. You're my Sweet Pea.)
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To: MarkL

hoping this is the mentality of ALL libs...bwahaha!


39 posted on 04/04/2012 9:13:22 PM PDT by hope
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

Whilst duck hunting I like to use the isosceles stance with my Bofors 40 mm, because it has a little recoil.
But it blows the mallards right out of the trees!


40 posted on 04/04/2012 9:13:34 PM PDT by tumblindice (our new, happy lives)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

That’s a Baretta 92FS
It’s a fine pistol to learn on as an adult.


41 posted on 04/04/2012 9:13:53 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

Awesome weapon. I’ve had mine for almost 20 years, and she still shoots straight as an arrow.


42 posted on 04/04/2012 9:15:27 PM PDT by RandallFlagg (Look for the union label, then buy elsewhere.)
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To: smokingfrog
LOL.

That was what came to my mind as well.

43 posted on 04/04/2012 9:15:36 PM PDT by Michael.SF. (When you hear hooves, think horses, not zebras.)
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To: piytar

I was told to assume it was loaded until I checked or cleared it myself. I would never operate under the assumption that it wasn’t loaded.


44 posted on 04/04/2012 9:16:21 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you,Pumpkin. You are the best cat in the world. You're my Sweet Pea.)
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To: MarkL

Knowing Algore, they probably removed the bolt in addition to taking out the magazine.


45 posted on 04/04/2012 9:17:04 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: mylife

I know they are pretty expensive.


46 posted on 04/04/2012 9:18:08 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you,Pumpkin. You are the best cat in the world. You're my Sweet Pea.)
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To: smokingfrog

LOL. I don’t have that type of “gun” to hold.


47 posted on 04/04/2012 9:19:14 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you,Pumpkin. You are the best cat in the world. You're my Sweet Pea.)
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To: MarkL

Candidate for the Darwin Award no doubt. What a risk.


48 posted on 04/04/2012 9:19:21 PM PDT by Republican1795.
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To: 353FMG
They tried to send him into the bush with only one in the chamber. lol

He ran out of G.I. chocolate bars and came back.

49 posted on 04/04/2012 9:20:04 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: RandallFlagg

I hope it shoots a little straighter than that.


50 posted on 04/04/2012 9:20:24 PM PDT by mamelukesabre (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line)
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