Handgun, shotgun, and rifles
The two broadest category of firearms are long guns, such as rifles or shotguns, and pistols. In order to be a competent gun owner you should know the basic types of guns and the function of each gun. You don't have to be a gunsmith to be a responsible gun owner but knowing how things works can help alleviate many headaches in the future. Plus, you don't want to look like a dumbass when it comes to your firearms. Here are some diagrams and pictures with words so you don't look like a dumbass.
Home Safety & Storage
In addition to safe gun handling skills and knowledge everyone must know, storage and safe keeping of firearms is another crucial aspect of gun ownership. There are too many accidents that could have been prevented if responsible owners stored their firearms safely and securely. This is often overlooked but it can lead to dire consequences. To avoid needless injury or death every responsible gun owner must secure their firearm against unauthorized persons. There are many safe storage options available to choose from. 1) Trigger and Cable Locks New guns from the manufacturer come with some type of lock. 2) Plastic...