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  1. Question on Handgun Laws

    Gun Laws - News - Rights
    As far as I understand, according to federal law, you can legally build a gun for personal possession as long as you can purchase and own one legally. Is it legal for a minor to participate in the construction of a handgun since federal law says that the minimum age for ownership of a handgun...
  2. which is better, glock 19 or springfield XD 9mm

    Semi-Auto Handgun Discussion
    so the dealer let me hold the guns and i really like how lighter the glock 19 is and the way it feels in my hand. easier to point, aim and shoot as oppose to the springfield, which is really heavy like a 1911. but i dont know "if it feels good in my hands" is good enough reason to get a gun. the...
  3. P320 x-five vs. Shadow 2

    Semi-Auto Handgun Discussion
    Hi! I am looking to buy my first "serious" gun. I have CZ P-09 which in my country you can buy for 500-600$. It's good for a first gun and shooting for fun but it's not even close a competition gun. I want the gun to be 9mm, quite heavy 0.8kg + and what i look most in the gun is pure accuracy...
  4. Raven Arms Safety on/off

    Concealed Carry
    This is the first time I've been here and I do not have experience with guns. I may not be posting in the right place (I'm a chick so cut me some slack!). I have a question that is extremely important for me to find an answer to about a Raven Arms .25 caliber, automatic, chrome with a rubber...
  5. Question about carrying a pistol while archery hunting PA??

    Gun Laws - News - Rights
    So I'm 17 years old, have been hunting and shooting for a while now, and would just feel more comfortable during archery season if I could carry a handgun for protection only. Had multiple run ins with bear, but have had a rifle or shotgun each time and had no problems with them being...
  6. Buying first Handgun in NJ/ Will I be denied?

    Semi-Auto Handgun Discussion
    Hi, I’m from North New Jersey and wanted to purchase my first firearm (handgun). I’m 25 and I worked at the local police department that I reside in before deciding to look for something else but we are all on good terms. To buy a handgun in NJ you have to go through a mental health evaluation...
  7. Is there a Good Alternative to a Glock 27 that Compares to the Same Class of Firearm?

    Semi-Auto Handgun Discussion
    Just another noob question... Are there any other models within the same class of a Glock 27 that compare to it in terms of anything such as versatility, and accuracy, etc. By compare I meant A good alternative in general not necessarily quite as good of a choice.
  8. Please help with handgun riddle

    Semi-Auto Handgun Discussion
    Please help me solving this riddle. What Handgun is it? I've found it is a compact gun for shure. also its semi-automatic and it has no cock. i was thinking about kahr PM9 and Boberg arms xr9 but it isnt them. please help <3
  9. Looking for a new gun

    General Gun Discussion
    New to the forum and new to collecting in general. I currently own a Beretta Nano (daily carry) and a Springfield 1911-A1 Loaded. I want to start adding to my "collection" but cannot make a decision on which direction to go with my current, small, very small, lineup. What would you...
  10. Hello from KY

    New Members Introduction
    Hello everyone, I'm new to the firearm community. I'm looking forward to learning and discussing a lot here! I'm doing research on a hunting rifle for a rookie, but will still take down something big. Also, researching a hand gun to carry on a daily basis. All suggestions are welcomed...
  11. Can anyone identify this gun?

    Collectors Corner
    I believe it was manufactured around 1906 and made by STAR. The gun has no model or serial number. The only engravings on the pistol are: "STar- MADE IN SPAIN CAL 6.35" left side, ( and "READ OWNERS MANUAL BEFORE...
  12. What gun is this?

    Gun Related Pictures
    Does anyone know what model handgun this is? I know the picture is low quality but i want to know what model it is.
  13. Looking to purchase a wedding gift for my future husband. Need help!

    General Gun Discussion
    Hi, I'm getting married in a few months and want to get my fiancé a cool wedding gift. He likes guns. He shoots targets, skeet, hunts, and carries one concealed everyday. I'd like to get him something special, he mentioned something over a year ago about his dream gun being something along the...
  14. Video: Girlfriend's new Browning 1911 22lr Pistol

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  15. Just bought my first hand gun (I'm 65, and a lifelong hunter)

    General Gun Discussion
    I chose the HK 9mm compact, because I liked the feel and how it fit my hand, and the size, for eventual concealed carry. My son, who is a fighter pilot in the Air Force (Iraq & Afghanistan, F 15-Es) is going to train me how to shoot it over Thanksgiving, as his birthday present to me. He's a...
  16. Revolvers "Suck"

    General Gun Discussion
    I made this video a few days back mainly to get a discussion going whether you disagree with my purely subjective points. While revolvers are my preferred handgun of choice they might not be for everyone especially for women who have not had previous firearms experience or the elderly. Positive...
  17. Oklahoma gun law question

    Gun Laws - News - Rights
    So I'm going to turn 18 very soon, and was looking into getting a gun for home protection. Just for home, nothing in the car etc. Can I only purchase rifles at 18? or can I buy a handgun too keep in the household? I'm getting different answers everywhere and decided to ask actual gun owners...
  18. Purchasing handgun in former state of residence? (IL to IN)

    Gun Laws - News - Rights
    I recently (within 2 weeks) moved to Indiana from the Democratic Peoples Republic of Illinois (aka Illinois) and am in the process of obtaining my Indiana carry license. However, I have not yet obtained my Indiana Driver's license and therefor cannot purchase a handgun in Indiana. I do still...
  19. Traveling with a handgun out of Boston-Logan

    Gun Laws - News - Rights
    Okay, so I've searched the internet to my heart's content, and can't find anything definitive on whether or not I can fly out of Boston-Logan Airport. I'm taking a roadtrip with my wife from our resident state of GA (where I hold a CWP) through several states over 10 days and flying out of...
  20. Gun Purchase Delayed Question

    Gun Laws - News - Rights
    Hey guys, so I bought a handgun on Monday here in Arizona. Purchased and completed the paperwork, ready to walk out of the shop and the guy tells me that there is a delay in my application. He couldn't tell me why and I never had a problem with this before. He tells me that I can come back in...