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Gun Expert Answers Commonly Asked Questions About Purchasing a Firearm November 28, 2017

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Gun Expert Answers Commonly Asked Questions About Purchasing a Firearm, Carrollton, Kentucky

Purchasing a gun is a major decision—one that comes with a great deal of responsibility. The process can be confusing and may vary from state to state. To help you make your decision, the gun experts at Glauber’s Sports in Carrollton, KY, share answers to a few of the most common questions about purchasing a firearm.

3 Common Questions About Buying a Gun

What Type of Gun Should I Buy?

GunThe answer to this question depends on your reasons for purchasing a gun. Will you use it for hunting or will you use it for personal defense? For hunting purposes, a rife is ideal for long-range shooting at non-moving targets, while a shotgun is best for short range moving targets. For personal defense, handguns are lightweight, comfortable to handle, and easy for a beginner to learn quickly.

What Are the License Requirements for Buying a Gun?

Requirements vary from state to state. It is best to consult your local gun shop as they can answer questions, determine what permits and licenses are required, and guide you through the entire process.

Can I Try a Gun Before I Buy It?

The best way to try a gun before purchasing it is by visiting a gun shop that has an onsite range. Many times, they will have stock models that you can fire to help you determine the right gun for you. They may even offer classes to help you learn gun firing and safety before you make your purchase.

Before purchasing a gun, gain the knowledge necessary to make an informed decision and comply with the laws of your state. If you need additional assistance in selecting the right firearm for you, visit Glauber’s Sports. This gun shop has an impressive inventory of firearms and more than 50 years of experience providing quality weapons to the Carrollton area. Call them at (502) 732-4005 or visit them online for more information.

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