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Training and Recommending A Firearm?

Discussion in 'GATE Self-Defense Forum' started by Gary Slider, Mar 24, 2011.

  1. Gary Slider

    Gary Slider

    Nov 16, 2006
    West Virginia
    Mas, I like the way you always tell people what works for me might not work for you. As an NRA Instructor to my students I only recommend a quality firearm of their choice. Auto or Revolver and the biggest cal they can handle. I go over the pros and cons of each.

    I have to say many of my students will never carry a firearm anywhere near 24/7. They want to put one in the glove box or maybe carry it once in a long while.

    Would you agree with this statement that I tell my students? Why or Why Not?

    If you are going to buy a firearm just to keep at hand at home and most likely never practice with it much I recommend an All Steel 4 inch barrel 357 revolver. Manual of arms is simple and you can load it with light 38 special up to full house 357 depending on what you can handle. I don't recommend any brand but only say a quality revolver.
  2. Mas Ayoob

    Mas Ayoob KoolAidAntidote Moderator

    Nov 6, 2005
    Sounds like solid common sense to me, Gary.

    And, BTW, thanks for all that you folks at do for all of us.