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Guns for Beginners: Choosing a Firearm

The wide variety of firearms available can be intimidating for the first timer. This new Shooter’s Log series details everything the first time gun owner needs to know—from which gun to purchase to how to shoot it…Starting with “Choosing a Gun,” learn the basics of the type types of firearms, calibers and in the and outs of the gun store.

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I Need a Gun – Where Do I Start

To begin your homework as a first-time gun owner, The Shooter’s Log discusses which calibers are available for self-defense purposes. This article will help you decide which caliber and which size is gun is best for with the pros and cons of each.

Gun Display Stands. Pistols for sale in the store.

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On the Fence About Buying Your First Gun?

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.

Gun store showroom

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Gun Store Etiquette

Just like the Golden Rules of Safety when handling a firearm, there are some Golden Rules of how to shop for a gun. With safety being the number one priority, learn how to shop for a gun in your local gun store with advice from real gun store clerks and owners.