‘The Rookie’s Guide to Guns and Shooting, Handgun’

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“How does one make that first trip to the range, gun store, or even a friend’s house to check out a gun or two without looking like a total doofus? Like all new things, learning how to handle guns can be intimidating. How do new shooters take the first step now that Miss Manners’ Super Duper Guide to Shooting Etiquette is out of print?”

Let’s face it. If people are new to shooting, or just haven’t immersed themselves in the gun culture, guns and shooting can be intimidating. Loud noises, armed people and gun stores can be scary. Never fear! The Rookie’s Guide to Guns and Shooting, Handgun Edition will make new shooters comfortable, knowledgeable and safe in no time. And readers will have a few laughs in the process.

In light-hearted style, The Rookie’s Guide to Guns and Shooting, Handgun Edition offers easy-to-understand and insanely practical tips about topics including:

  • Types of guns
  • Gun safety tips
  • Things to consider when choosing a gun
  • How to buy a gun
  • How to handle a gun
  • Getting started: A fistful of shooting tips
  • What to expect at the shooting range and what to bring
  • What are the important things to know about ammunition
  • How to clean guns
  • A fun and informative understanding of the Second Amendment
  • An even more fun look at the history of guns
  • Cheat sheet resources to help find training, ranges and local gun stores

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“Hunting with the newly invented firearms was problematic as many animals were reluctant to stand in front of cannons long enough to be converted to SPAM. In response to complaints of supermarket butchers everywhere, the ‘hand-gonne’ was invented. Simply a downsized cannon mounted on a pole, the hand-gonne struggled for popularity mainly because no one knew how to pronounce the word gonne.”

Go to any shooting range and observe what happens when folks show up without knowing the first thing about their new gun. The Rookie’s Guide to Guns and Shooting, Handgun Edition teaches the basics of visiting ranges and gun stores and helps with introductory shooting instruction.



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