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Safe Gun Ownership For Dummies

Lickenbrock, Greg


1. Auflage September 2022
320 Seiten, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-119-89484-1
John Wiley & Sons

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A straightforward guide to being smart with your firearm

With gun sales at an all-time high in the U.S., easy-to-understand advice on storing and possessing guns safely is at an all-time premium. Safe Gun Ownership For Dummies paves the way for new and novice gun owners to learn the basics of firearm ownership in a non-partisan tone. This book helps gun owners thoroughly explore the rules of gun safety and adopt the habits of savvy firearm aficionados. Written by a firearms expert and analyst who has reviewed hundreds of firearms along with gun safety and storage options, this guide helps you develop a safety mindset and apply practices to assure you and your family avoid harm.
* Learn, internalize, and apply the rules of gun safety
* Understand federal, state, and local gun laws
* Find a good gun safety course for hands-on practice
* Store and transport your firearm securely

When it's time to start training on your new firearm and the safety rules of gun ownership, Safe Gun Ownership For Dummies is at the ready with everything you need to know to make safety your aim.

Introduction 1

Part 1: Getting Started with Gun Safety 5

Chapter 1: The Basics of Safe Gun Ownership 7

Chapter 2: Legally Speaking 19

Chapter 3: The Three Main Types of Firearms 35

Chapter 4: Purchasing Your Firearm 65

Part 2: Building a Gun Safety Mindset 79

Chapter 5: Introducing a Firearm into Your Household 81

Chapter 6: Safe and Secure Firearm Storage 91

Chapter 7: Manual Labor 105

Chapter 8: Cleaning and Maintenance 113

Chapter 9: Getting to Know Ammunition 127

Chapter 10: Today's Firearm Accessories 145

Chapter 11: Leaving Home with Your Firearm 165

Part 3: Discovering How to Use Your Firearm 181

Chapter 12: Basic Training 183

Chapter 13: On the Mark 203

Chapter 14: Reloading and Clearing Malfunctions 225

Part 4: Think Carefully before You Shoot 239

Chapter 15: Hunting and Sport Shooting 241

Chapter 16: Firearms and Self-Defense 257

Part 5: The Part of Tens 269

Chapter 17: Ten Common Myths about Firearms 271

Chapter 18: Ten (or More) Gun Terms You're Using Incorrectly 279

Chapter 19: Ten Steps to Restore a Classic Gun 287

Index 295
Greg Lickenbrock is a senior firearms analyst and technical advisor for the largest non-profit organization dedicated to gun violence prevention and safety in the United States. He previously spent nearly a decade serving as an editor and writer for several outdoor and firearm-related publications.