Part 1. Test Driving Defensive Firearms

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Before buying a defensive firearm especially if you are a first-time gun buyer, give it a trial run at the range if possible. The dual purposes of this test drive are to ensure the gun’s functioning and to confirm that it’s suitable for you personally. This is especially important if you’re a first-time gun buyer. Rob Pincus demonstrates all the steps he takes during this process and shows what you want to see during testing and what should raise a red flag.

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Tags: Buying a new gun, defensive handgun, First-time gun buyer, Rob Pincus, Springfield XDS9