Robert D
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Pistol for a newbie

Started this discussion. Last reply by KeN Sep 23, 2014. 68 Replies

Hi everyone,So, after some thought, I have decided to purchase a handgun.. I took a beginner pistol class and am going back for a more detailed lesson. I fired a Glock 19 and a S&W 620. I liked…Continue

 

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Robert D replied to Jon Nic's discussion Dead inspiration?
"Improvement is a habit, not based on temporary motivation. Write down your goals and how to achieve them, and just do it."
Jan 20
Robert D replied to Chris Hamm's discussion Who Wears a Watch Anymore?
"I usually wear a watch since I have my phone off the majority of the time. Its just more convenient that going through my pockets. it can also be used as an improvised compass, should that situation come up."
Nov 7, 2014
Robert D replied to Ishan Jain's discussion Must Read Books
"The Art of War The Iliad and Odyssey Beowulf The Prince Walden The good news is that these are all in the public domain, and therefore cheap. You can get them at Barnes and Nobles for a few bucks each."
Sep 25, 2014
KeN replied to Robert D's discussion Pistol for a newbie
"I am in agreement with Kyle. You really need to be careful if you live in an apartment that you do not have the big stuff. Those rounds will travel through sheetrock and studs with ease and end up through many apartments. Most of the ranges around…"
Sep 23, 2014
Nathanael replied to Robert D's discussion Pistol for a newbie
"00 Buck and 3 inch Brenneke Black Magic magnum slugs.  For when your home is invaded by a gang of moose."
Sep 21, 2014
Leto Atreides II replied to Robert D's discussion Pistol for a newbie
"^ This."
Sep 21, 2014
Michael D. Denny replied to Robert D's discussion Pistol for a newbie
"Get a shotgun for home defense. Owing to a lifetime of movies, hollywood, rap videos, whatever, you can not beat the psychological impact of racking that shotgun.   As sidearms go, go with what feels comfortable and in control. "
Sep 21, 2014
Kevin Collier replied to Robert D's discussion Pistol for a newbie
"Man, this is good advice."
Sep 21, 2014
Leto Atreides II replied to Robert D's discussion Pistol for a newbie
"Awesome."
Sep 21, 2014
Rob 'Oswald' B replied to Robert D's discussion Pistol for a newbie
"I've been fired at, and returned the favor.  What I had in my benefit is that I had practice on the weapon I used.  That's been overseas though. . . I'm probably a little bit late to the thread, but I will tell you…"
Sep 20, 2014
Robert D replied to Landon's discussion What's a misconception people make about you?
"I have large muscles, rigid posture, a shaved head and I don't speak very much. Many people think that I am a lunatic or somewhat dull (I might be a lunatic, but that's besides the point). Some people are shocked to find out that I am very…"
Aug 29, 2014
Vytautas replied to Robert D's discussion Pistol for a newbie
"I'm a lot more "combat accurate" with a slide rule than a side arm."
Aug 27, 2014
N. Vest replied to Robert D's discussion Pistol for a newbie
"For the sake of "devil's advocate" Combat doesn't have to mean war. By definition if you both armed and trying to kill/harm each other it's "combat" com·bat noun noun: combat; plural noun:…"
Aug 27, 2014
Vytautas replied to Robert D's discussion Pistol for a newbie
"Hahaha! If any one has to use a pistol in combat, shit has indeed gone sideways."
Aug 27, 2014
Nathanael replied to Robert D's discussion Pistol for a newbie
"So yes, then.  But since he was just trolling to try to make some point about the mindset of gun owners, it hardly matters."
Aug 26, 2014
Kevin Collier replied to Robert D's discussion Pistol for a newbie
"Vytautas, thanks for your reply. It is very easy to be misinterpreted or someone misunderstand on the internet. Robert, there is a reason the 1911 is still in production for over a century, excellent ergonomics and balance, built around [arguably]…"
Aug 26, 2014

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