New Firearm Owner

Based out of Everett, WA. I am new firearm owner. My main goal is to educate myself about firearms, legal self defense, safety and eventually marksmanship.

My first firearm is a Pardner Pump 12 Gauge Shotgun. It was affordable and actually very comfy at the range. I would welcome any opinions (expect that it is made in China...I Know, I know), experiences and education about shotguns, specially from and police or military backgrounds.

Also, I'm currently awaiting my CPL and want opinions about EDC handguns, as well as any good certification courses available.

Hope to meet some great mentors and knowledgeable people!
welcome to NWF ! sounds like your off on the right track ! mite want to check out a safety course along w/ everything else . a little more knowledge never hurt no one ! NWF..... comes w/ firearm knowledge.....just ask ! my dad used to tell me the only "dumb" question is the one you didn't ask.... go figure ! there's an awesome "classified" thread here , and good people to work with ! take a min. , and check out some of the "stickys" at the top of threads . lots of info to help you surf through this site ! enjoy yourself !!



Lead Farm Precision Rifle Match
The Lead Farm
34006 Gwinn Rd, Prosser, WA 99350, USA
Arms Collectors of SW Washington Gun Show
Battleground Community Center
912 E Main St, Battle Ground, WA 98604, USA
Rimfire Challenge Dec 12th @ DRRC
Douglas Ridge Rifle Club
27787 OR-224, Eagle Creek, OR 97022, USA
Albany Rifle & Pistol Club (ARPC) Gun Show
Linn County Expo Center
3700 Knox Butte Rd E, Albany, OR 97322, USA


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