How often do you train?

Discussion in 'Carry Issues' started by RPK Clone, Jul 16, 2019.

  1. I take a firearms class once a year

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  2. I take classes multiple times per year

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    11.4%
  3. I shoot weekly at the range

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  4. I shoot monthly at the range

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    24.1%
  5. Im not even sure if my nightstand gun is loaded

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  1. RPK Clone

    RPK Clone

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    A post in the Antifa thread got me thinking...
    How often do you actually train with gear or take a firearms training class?

    I am somewhat hooked on classes lately. I've taken probably 6 pistol/rifle classes in the past 9 months or so. For me, I just like running and gunning and testing my gear.
    Since I cant do it on my own property, I need a venue. Might as well get some instructional knowledge while I'm at it.

    I'm not trying to judge at all here. I'm just curious to know how many people on a gun forum actually train consistently with their guns/gear?
    Or how many just have a gun that sits in your nightstand drawer that hasnt been fired in a year or so?
     
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  2. Ramjet38

    Ramjet38 Mentally Frozen

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    When the opportunity presents itself, but I'm a natural born gunfighter that needs no training.
     

  3. G30SF/F-250

    G30SF/F-250 Pinky Out Platinum Member

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    Wrong kind of train.....
     
  4. Adjuster

    Adjuster

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    I have seen both John Wick movies.



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  5. bgirls

    bgirls

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    Never have but did do a few bus trips over the years!!!
     
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  6. jmohme

    jmohme

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    I will be the first to admit that I don not train nearly often enough.
    My work has me on the road so much that range time is very sporadic.
     
  7. The Father

    The Father

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    Couple times a month. Draw from concealment, two rounds and reload two rounds. Few hundred rounds a month. Nothing fancy, but I get my weapon out and holster without shooting myself or anyone else. Figure most screwups happen drawing and holstering. Trigger control.
     
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  8. RPK Clone

    RPK Clone

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    I lol'd
     
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  9. jimcorbin

    jimcorbin

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    I am training weekly with a retired Air Marshall. I’m no where near the skill level he is but I have learned a lot. I also take at least 1 pistol and rifle class each year.
     
  10. M2 Carbine

    M2 Carbine

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    Don't know if it's "training", but I shoot in the backyard about every couple days.
     
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  11. sciolist

    sciolist On the Border

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  12. Jisbell40

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    there’s not an option for multiple times a week and classes..
     
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  13. Jonesee

    Jonesee

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    Does he think everyone should be able to carry on a plane??? :laughing:
     
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    GVIFlyer Senior Member

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    I do recurrent training three times a year and do two 14 CFR § 61.58 - Pilot-in-command proficiency checks each year. ;)
     
  15. Wizzz

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    I used to go weekly but life happens. Just go when I can. I still fondle my guns at times.
     
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    Upgrayedd

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    Be sure to train with someone who is qualified to teach. Most training around here is just some fatassed loudmouth acting like his opinions are facts.
     
  17. catman71

    catman71 Spewer of TROOF

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    With dudes?

    Never.
     
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  18. Intolerant

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    I train and practice everyday. I try to squeeze in some range time every couple days. Its nice when you have your own range. I wish everybody could be that lucky.
     
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    I think its been two years since I've shot. Ain't nobody got time fo' dat.
     
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  20. ReaPer105

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    95 degrees and 110 on the paved range. No thanks, I'll train in the fall!