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Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 07-12-2011, 06:45 AM
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Posted By songbird
I know but by drill, I meant grabbing the gun...

I know but by drill, I meant grabbing the gun inserting the mad and racking the slide. Like one would do in a real life scenario if danger presented itself.
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 07-11-2011, 10:18 PM
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Views: 867
Posted By songbird
Your right about the snap caps. I will look for...

Your right about the snap caps. I will look for my old super soaker in the garage and practice with that. :) thanks for the help.
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 07-11-2011, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 867
Posted By songbird
OK...I think I get what you are saying. Just to...

OK...I think I get what you are saying. Just to clarify you guys are suggesting, I should probably keep the mag out ( or possibly in) and just rack the slide with my weak hand.

This actually makes...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 07-11-2011, 08:27 PM
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Views: 867
Posted By songbird
Have I damaged the slide spring in my Glock 19?

Hey guys,

Since my first post about choosing a first firearm I have purchased a glock 19. I have fired about 1000 rounds and cleaned the gun 4 or 5 times. It is my only gun right now and I am also...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 04-27-2011, 12:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,747
Posted By songbird
I am very satisfied right now. I am already...

I am very satisfied right now. I am already looking at a 45 acp 1911 style or a shotgun. Guns are fun. I can't imagine ever selling this firearm it's a solid 9mm, it may not take down an elephant but...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 04-26-2011, 02:48 AM
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Posted By songbird
Hey guys, Thanks for all the help. Since my...

Hey guys,

Thanks for all the help. Since my first post i have read and learned a lot. I ended up purchasing a glock 19. I am very happy so far. I have gone to the range several times and fired...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 10-04-2010, 08:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,747
Posted By songbird
Walmart....lol, We don't have those... This whole...

Walmart....lol, We don't have those... This whole experience keeps reminding me that Kalifornia is a different planet. For the record their are Walmarts in Kalifornia just not in the bay area. The...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 10-04-2010, 04:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,747
Posted By songbird
Recon, I would love to do that but that is...

Recon, I would love to do that but that is impossible where I live. I just outside of SF CA. I have found ranges that rent but they have the weirdest rules. They will not rent me a gun or let me take...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 10-03-2010, 09:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,747
Posted By songbird
Thanks everyone, I located some classes in...

Thanks everyone,

I located some classes in my area and an indoor range that will allow me to try out some different guns.

Can someone explain to me the advantage or disadvantage of single...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 10-02-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,747
Posted By songbird
Everyone needs one because they are cheap to feed...

Everyone needs one because they are cheap to feed and easy to control?
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 10-02-2010, 05:03 PM
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Posted By songbird
One more thing, on a single action pistol, If I...

One more thing, on a single action pistol, If I were to fire a round do I have to manually pull the hammer back before firing again?
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 10-02-2010, 04:42 PM
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Posted By songbird
Thanks guys, Just want to throw out there...

Thanks guys,

Just want to throw out there that I understand the importance of safety. I will not be making any purchases until I receive some training and feel comfortable handling a firearm...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 10-02-2010, 03:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,747
Posted By songbird
Thanks guys I am looking into classes in the SF...

Thanks guys I am looking into classes in the SF Bay Area. Anything I should watch out for as a general rule of thumb. I have heard things about the philipines and bad foreign ammo.

By the way, I...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 10-02-2010, 02:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,747
Posted By songbird
Thanks. Ill look into that. I was under the...

Thanks. Ill look into that. I was under the impression than unless you are in law enforcement you couldn't even get a cc permit in my state. So I take it one of these classes will provide me a gun to...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 10-02-2010, 02:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,747
Posted By songbird
Recommendations for a first gun

Hello all,

I just joined because I am interested in purchasing a fire arm, but I have no idea where to start. Can anyone help me out with maybe a model or caliber that you would recommend to...
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