New guy here. Soon to be a gun owner and I'm going to purchase my first firearm after I learn as much as I can about gun safety and when I feel I'm ready for it. I'm glad I found this online community that is mainly on the PNW. Seeing how I joined June this year, I've been lurking around from time to time, reading and admiring people's work and experiences here. Please excuse me, I don't know much about guns, the language, and their definitions. Don't worry, I don't play any FPS :bluelaugh: I'm mainly interested in a .22LR rifle, .22LR pistol, and a 9mm for self defence.