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The magazine is a storage device designed to hold cartridges prior to insertion into the firing chamber. It is important to know what type of magazine your gun has to ensure you properly load and unload prior to usage, storage or cleaning. The location of the magazine will vary depending upon the action, model, and make of the gun. Various types of magazines exist but the two most common are:  box magazines and tubular magazines. Here is a cutout of a box magazine for the Glock handgun: This is an example of a 'double-stacked' magazine due to the cartridges being...

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So which one is right for you? Handgun, shotgun, or rifle? The first question that one may ask is, 'Why do I need a gun and what is it's purpose?' There are a variety of firearms that are built for different purposes thus asking the question of 'why' may help first time gun owners choose the right gun. In many cases, first time gun buyers are looking for a tool that will defend their home and their loved ones from dangerous people and situations at home. A man must be able to defend his castle against attacks. It's our natural...

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The two broadest category of firearms are long guns, such as rifles or shotguns, and pistols. In order to be a competent gun owner you should know the basic types of guns and the function of each gun. You don't have to be a gunsmith to be a responsible gun owner but knowing how things works can help alleviate many headaches in the future. Plus, you don't want to look like a dumbass when it comes to your firearms. Here are some diagrams and pictures with words so you don't look like a dumbass.    

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In addition to safe gun handling skills and knowledge everyone must know, storage and safe keeping of firearms is another crucial aspect of gun ownership. There are too many accidents that could have been prevented if responsible owners stored their firearms safely and securely. This is often overlooked but it can lead to dire consequences. To avoid needless injury or death every responsible gun owner must secure their firearm against unauthorized persons. There are many safe storage options available to choose from. 1) Trigger and Cable Locks New guns from the manufacturer come with some type of lock. 2) Plastic...

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After learning about the safety rules for firearm handling (If you don't know the safety rules go back to the first lesson in this series) it's time to figure out one of the most fundamental tenant of shooting; determining which eye is dominant. You probably already know which hand is dominant, left or right, however, many people have not tested their eyes to check which one is dominant. The reason why this is so important is because you will use your dominant eye to aim and shoot. For the most part, right handed people will be right eye dominant, and...

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