If you have recently decided to get a gun to protect yourself, where do you start? Where can you get all your rookie gun questions answered without feeling stupid?
In this episode, I discuss my own journey from “anti-gun person” to an enthusiastic gun-owner. Then I am joined by Bob Mayne, NRA firearms instructor and podcaster at the Handgun World Podcast, to answer some questions and to tell the first-time gun-buyer where else to get their basic gun questions answered.
We also discuss some good info on how to find firearms classes and trainers, and how to get a permit to carry a concealed weapon (CCW) in public.
Here are the websites, and a podcast discussed:
Bob mentioned Gunvault gun safes, including this one:
Here are some good books on gun basics:
For women gun-carriers (and also for men):
This book is dated, but has good advice anyway:
Here is a good book on the rules that cover CCW permits in all the states. This book may soon be out of date, but it is a good start:
Here is another helpful book. Again, it may be dated soon, but it is a good start:
This book looks helpful:
These books, websites, podcast, and our audio discussion, are not definitive on all the safety and legal rules that may apply to you, so do your own research and stay on top of the legal rules that apply to you in your location. Also, take gun safety very seriously.
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