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Discussion in 'Introduction Forum' started by wrangler_dave9, Jun 12, 2012.


  1. wrangler_dave9

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    Hey Everyone! I'll admit it, I'm new to the shooting world. So new in fact, that I don't even have a gun yet. I still haven't decided on what I want yet! I am reserving a spot a class for my CCP within the next few weeks. That's why I joined GT so I can learn about the different options out there and the best way to carry. I have gone shooting with friends and on Scout functions but that was mostly shotguns vs. clay :). That was fun and all, but I am all about self defense for me and my wife. I live in a relatively safe area, but I-15 runs right through town, right behind my apartment actually, and we get a lot of gang bangers and drug runners from California and Mexico making their way to Salt Lake and Canada. I also have a career goal of going into Law Enforcement. I hope to be able to share my two cents every one now and then and also ask for advice from people who have been involved in this since before I was born. So, there's my hello! I look forward to meeting some of he great people here on Glock Talk.

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    Ah yes, the real reason Utah is known as The Crossroads of the West. PM me. I will tell you the best guy to take your CCW class from.
     

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    Welcome neighbor ......... I live in Colorado but spend significant time in your state......
     
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  10. wrangler_dave9

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    I met a cop today that told me his dept was switching to .45 from .40 and that all the officers had to have their weapons by the 1st if next year. I asked him why the change and he said that the recoil is less with the .45 from the .40. Is this true? As I said, I'm new to the pistol scene and thought that with a bigger cartridge (.45), the shooter would feel more recoil and experience higher muzzle flip. Please correct me if I'm wrong.


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    :wavey: Welcome from Ohio!

    I'm new to guns too, having just bought my first in April - a Glock 23 gen3. It's a lot of fun. Got a 22 pistol shortly after, and so it goes... You'll find a lot of great advice here.
     
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    Good choice on deciding to get your CWP. If you get a chance go on over to utahconcealedcarry.com

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