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In Defense of the 'Hobbyist' Gun Owner

Not every gun owner who carries is a hard-core gun enthusiast—but they could be.

3 Essential First Steps for a New Gun Owner

If you're a brand-new gun owner, how do you familiarize yourself with your new purchase and safely handle the handgun? Here are a few first steps that will help with familiarization.

Hobbyists vs. Hardcore Enthusiasts: The Gun-Community Divide

Not every gun owner who carries is a hardcore gun enthusiast—but they could be.

You Bought Your First Gun. What's Next?

For new firearm owners, congratulations! Here are some important considerations as you start your journey.

Personal Defense on a Budget

Sheriff Jim offers some tips on saving money for anyone looking to purchase their first firearm buyer and the new gun owner.

Essential Gear for the New Gun Owner

Having the following gear can keep your guns clean and in working order.

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