Getting my first handgun tomorrow

Discussion in 'Self Defense Tactics & Weapons' started by Bertgamble2001, Feb 28, 2011.

  1. bntyhntr6975

    bntyhntr6975 Member

    May 5, 2009
    Wichita, Ks.
    I carry Hydra-shoks in my .45. Haven't had to shoot a person (hopefully won't have to) but I have shot a variety of other targets with them. Them really seem to perform well. Ranger Talons are wicked as well.
  2. Regular Joe

    Regular Joe New Member

    Sep 28, 2010
    He chose well. The horse exists now in memory. I keep my puny little Glock 9mm's loaded with something different than what he has, but that doesn't matter much. They are new age designer cartridges, just like Johnny Law carries.
    What does matter now is training and mindset. He has told us that training is in the works. Kudos to him.
    If the thread is to carry on, we might advise him about tried and proven methods of keeping his firearm ready at night, in the car, and on his person. Or, we could just wait for him to ask about things that he wants to know....
  3. Bertgamble2001

    Bertgamble2001 New Member

    Feb 26, 2011
    Williams, Ca
    Thanks for the post Regular Joe.
    I would in fact like some advice on having it ready at night (I currently keep it in my safe on the nightstand, unloaded but with loaded mags next to it).

    I can't yet keep it in my car or on my person, but hope to be able to soon.

    It should also be noted that I have bought a Kimber Custom CDP II that I can hardly wait to pick up.

    I need to find out how to field strip it and avoid the "Idiot mark" when I put it back together.
  4. Insulation Tim

    Insulation Tim Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Oct 29, 2008
    Ohio'll love the Kimber. And now the obsessive acquisition of firearms disease takes over. Don't fight it, just enjoy. I also guarantee that you'll enjoy reloading. It's my personal "stress-buster" at the end of the day.
    Last edited: Mar 15, 2011
  5. Rhuga

    Rhuga Member

    Oct 25, 2011
    Henderson, Nevada
    Hey Bert! It's been a few months since you got your piece. How are things working out?
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