Tactical Tuesday: You Just Bought A Handgun. Now What?

Since last week was all about selecting your first handgun, I figured I’d talk this week about what follows that purchase. After all, you can’t just buy a gun and suddenly the world is all puppies and daisies. It doesn’t work that way.

In fact, that attitude may be one of the more dangerous options out there.

So, instead, let’s talk about what should happen in the immediate aftermath of purchasing a firearm.

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Tactical Tuesday: Selecting Your First Handgun

In an effort to both maintain some regularity on this site as well as keep to the mission of the blog and it not just become a generic fitness site, I’ve decided to add a few regular features. Tactical Tuesday will be the day I spend a bit more time talking about the more overt warrior-like aspects of embracing warrior heritage and such.

I’m a gun writer. It’s what I do when I’m not writing about stuff here. It’s how I pay my bills and stuff. Because of that, sometimes I have friends who ask my advice on guns.

Can’t imagine why.

No, seriously. I can’t.

You see, while I write about guns, I tend to focus on the political side of things because I know that better. I’m somewhat knowledgeable on guns, but I’m not an expert by any stretch.

That said, there are a few points that I do have strong opinions on, so I might as well codify them here.

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Starting Along The Way Of The Gun

For all the talk of physical training, there’s one thing that can’t be escaped. Sooner or later, if you’re serious about keeping you and yours safe, you’re going to have to buy a gun.

If you’re like a lot of people, most of what you know about firearms came from movies, which tends to be a horrible place to learn how to fight with a gun.

Horrible.

So, here’s a quick guide on what to look for in a first firearm. Also, understand this is one guy’s take on what to look for. It is not the One True Way or anything and shouldn’t be taken that way.

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