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There is one thing us women know how to do with certainty—and that is how to shop! However, if you are anything like me, shopping for an item you don’t know much about like cars or electronics (in my case) can be daunting and exhausting. I’m skeptical of salespeople and mechanics pulling the wool over my eyes, selling me something I don’t need or over priced. If you are new to the gun world, you might not know exactly where to start when shopping for a gun. To make things a little easier, let us look at shopping for guns like we would shop for clothes or shoes—by occasion, size, price, and looks. To narrow down your choices, first figure out the primary reason you want to purchase a gun. Decide how much you can spend on the gun of your choice. Having a budget will narrow down your choices further.
Taking that first step into purchasing a firearm is a big decision. Once you commit to owning one, you are changing the dynamics of your entire household. Whether you are on the fence or you have decided to make that leap into being a gun owner, there are probably quite a few questions on the table. Knowing what kind of gun to buy is only part of the answer. There are also laws that limit where and how you can carry your weapon, as well as endless choices of ammunition to sort through. We thought we would take some of the guesswork out of buying your first gun and highlight some easy answers to tough questions.