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Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 02-01-2013, 03:59 AM
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Posted By new2ruger
Thanks for clearing that up for me. The lack of...

Thanks for clearing that up for me. The lack of safety on the LCP had me a bit worried, to be honest, but understanding the mechanics helps.



Thanks! Will do!

Wow lots of great advice guys....
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 01-30-2013, 06:02 AM
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Posted By new2ruger
That's the tough part is that rifles are my only...

That's the tough part is that rifles are my only experience so far. I think going to a gun range and trying out some pistols is really going to be my best bet to figuring out what I can comfortably...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 01-30-2013, 04:47 AM
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Posted By new2ruger
Taking classes and training is a definite. Will...

Taking classes and training is a definite. Will definitely check out some 9mm. Got to talk more in-depth with my retired LEO friend too and see what he has to try out or what he might recommend....
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 01-30-2013, 03:54 AM
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Posted By new2ruger
Grr I was going to edit that post more since I...

Grr I was going to edit that post more since I verified that I did know what dry fire meant.

KJG it sounds like your recommending whatever round I can best shoot accurately. Am I right?
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Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 01-30-2013, 03:48 AM
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Posted By new2ruger
Dry fire? As in cock and fire and empty gun?...

Dry fire? As in cock and fire and empty gun? That's what I did with that Ruger, checked the trigger action, made sure cocking the slide was easy enough, etc.
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 01-30-2013, 02:58 AM
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Posted By new2ruger
So the Ruger I'm looking at would be considered a...

So the Ruger I'm looking at would be considered a pocket gun then? That would make sense. I'm looking for something that I can easily conceal that will still have decent stopping power. My uncle has...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 01-30-2013, 02:19 AM
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Posted By new2ruger
What exactly is the difference between a pocket...

What exactly is the difference between a pocket and compact? Size? Caliber? Both? Geez am I coming off like a total newb here? ^_^;
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 01-30-2013, 01:56 AM
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Posted By new2ruger
I guess when you put it that way, it makes more...

I guess when you put it that way, it makes more sense. ^_^; I was just surprised that there's not one closer to where I live. And then I started wondering how a gun range business would do here...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 01-30-2013, 01:42 AM
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Posted By new2ruger
My retired LEO friend is about the only person I...

My retired LEO friend is about the only person I can think of that would have any guns for me to try. I don't really have any friends or family that are into handguns (it's mostly deer hunting rifles...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 01-30-2013, 12:59 AM
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Posted By new2ruger
Advice for this soon-to-be new handgun owner

Hey guys. I'm looking at buying a gun for personal protection that I will carry concealed (once I get the proper license, of course).

I'm seriously looking at a Ruger LCP. I checked one out at a...
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