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  1. What is a "long gun" in the state of Connecticut? Also First-time buyer suggestions

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    What is a "long gun" in the state of Connecticut? Also First-time buyer suggestions In CT you must attain a long gun eligibility certificate in order to purchase and own any long gun and I can't find any clear information as to what is considered a long gun by the state. I know at least that a...
  2. What is a "long gun" in the state of Connecticut? Also First-time buyer suggestions

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    What is a "long gun" in the state of Connecticut? Also First-time buyer suggestions In CT you must attain a long gun eligibility certificate in order to purchase and own any long gun and I can't find any clear information as to what is considered a long gun by the state. I know at least that a...
  3. New member With questions! :)My

    New Members Introduction
    Hello! I just found this site and decided to sign up hoping I can learn more. Except for a few visits to the gun range over the years with family members, I'm new to firearms. I'm from Connecticut and in the process of getting my permit. My first question; We were told in class that we should...
  4. Are the new production remington 700's worth the money?

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    I have recently been doing a lot of research into the new remington 700's trying to debate if I should buy one or not. This will be my first modern production rifle I own and I really would like it not to be a waist of time and money. I have read that the bores are not centered to the barrel...
  5. Suggestions for first gun

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    Greetings.. I am currently 17 (soon to be 18), anyway when I do turn 18, I'd like to know what I'm looking for. I don't have a whole lot of experience shooting, just a little with my brothers 700, so I'd like something relatively easy to operate with reasonable recoil. Low price is always a...
  6. Why did you buy your first gun?

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    Personal protection? Enjoy shooting? Constitutional scholar? Just grew up around guns and liked 'em? I bought them as the result of tragedy. Read about it here: The Last Straw ? a Cautionary but Inspiring True Story | Ban Forks and Spoons So, why'd you buy yours? (People who grew up around...
  7. Trigger Pull explanation + suggestions

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    Hey I was on the Glock website and I saw something a bit confusing: trigger pull. It says the gun's trigger pull is 25N/~5.5lbs. What does that mean? Is that the recoil? I am 13 and I am starting to show interest on shooting, so I want to find a good handgun to start my practice. I want a...
  8. best first range handgun?

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    I'm trying to find a handgun for the range for skill advancement and just plain fun. This will be my first gun. I would like some opinions with support and reasoning to aid me in my decision. My criteria is caliber (based on ammo availability and pricing), ergonomics, reliability/durability, and...
  9. Need help, tying to mount scope on my first rifle

    Rifle Discussion
    Hey everyone, just purchased my first gun and I hit a wall as far as what to do next. It's a Model 783 Remington 30-06, I also bought a Monarch UCC 3-9x40 riflescope. Foolish me wasn't aware that scopes didn't come with rings and bases, not this one at least, and I don't know what I should be...
  10. As soon as i'm legally allowed i'm getting my first gun(and firearms training)

    Rimfire Central
    i was told in another section (after i went through heavy detail on what i actually wanted) that i need to "start small". that's fine but my actual question wasn't answered, but i'm not here for that, i'm here for the "start small" part. first: can i get all the small rimfire cartridges that...
  11. My first gun

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    Hello all, I'm new to this forum. In 1 month I'll be finally 21 and want to buy my first gun. The thing is that I don't know which one should I buy. I'm in love with Colt 1911 but some people told me it isn't a good gun to start with. Maybe you guys can help me choose a good pistol for a...
  12. All purpose gun collection

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    Hey guys, new here and looking to buy my first gun/guns. Basically, I'm looking for a collection to serve all needs so a handgun (CC possible), revolver (CC possible), shotgun (Home Defense) and a rifle. So far I have semi-decided on the following: 1) Glock Model 19 9mm 2) Remington 870 12...
  13. First Gun Suggestions?

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    My little cousins birthday is coming up soon and I'm thinking about buying a gun for him. I'm leaning towards getting him a .22 rifle. Any suggestions help!
  14. Help choosing my first gun

    Semi-Auto Handgun Discussion
    Hey Everyone, I’m looking into getting my first gun, I've done a little shooting but not very much at all and I was looking for some advice. I’m pretty sure that I want a 22 pistol and from looking around a little I've narrowed it down to 4 that I’m considering buying. GSG 1911 22LR...
  15. First gun.

    Semi-Auto Handgun Discussion
    Hello, I'm a fellow from Norway considering to by my first handgun. Does anybody have a tip? Like caliber, brand and so on?
  16. First gun dilemma. HELP!

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    Hey guys, I haven't posted in forever, but it's good to be back. :biggrin5: Just to give you guys some background: I will be turning 21 in Feb. and by I will probably have saved up enough money for a gun (hey, I’m a broke-ass college student without any financial assistance from my parents). I...
  17. New to firearms

    New Members Introduction
    Hi everyone. I have just gained interest in guns a few days ago, since I will have to move out of my parents home soon and want to have some sort of personal protection. So far I have been researching semi-automatics vs revolvers and as a first gun I think I might buy some sort of a revolver...
  18. .44 mag first gun?

    Semi-Auto Handgun Discussion
    I am soon to be a first time handgun owner, and i have what most people call "huge gorrilla hands". Ive shot my friends beretta single action .357 and burnt myself on the front of the cylinder (oops!). I didnt think the recoil was too bad. We both stopped at the local gunshop and checked out...
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