GUN Best gun to rent for a date with the GF?

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  1. shiizz0n

    shiizz0n OT Supporter

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    So I took my girlfriend to the range a couple days ago and we rented a HK USP 45. She was so nervous she had to pee after the first few shots fired but later on, she was really enjoying herself.

    So what guns you think are the best for a first time with your girlfriend?

    What have you used in the past?
     
  2. I'd rent something simple and not too powerful for her. Maybe a full size of some sort in 9mm.
     
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    shiizz0n OT Supporter

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    Well she handled the USP quite well. I'm impressed she managed to hit the paper almost most of the time!
     
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    My wife started on a P22. After she got comfortable we moved to a .38 revolver. It's a bigger round, heavier in the hands and little felt recoil. From there she was willing to try anything. Even my dads .44mag, man i wish I had pics of that lol.
     
  5. You can let her choose what she thinks will be fun.
     
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    ya let her pick what she wants. unless she is really timid, then start with something with a larger frame, and smaller caliber. and remember to watch her hands, so she doesn't get hit by the slide. i don't know how so many girls do this their first couple of times...
     
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    Start her on a 22 and then let her pick whatever feels good in her hands. I haven't found a girl yet that isn't a surprisingly good shot when I take them.

    I start people on a .22 and then move them to a 9mm, after that I don't mention caliber any more. If you tell someone something is much more powerful they get scared and think it was terrible. If you don't tell them they're shooting full house 10mm rounds they usually don't say anything other than "that one was more fun."
     
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    well, my friend went straight from a .22 to a .45 ACP 1911, so I guess it all depends on what they want.
     
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    Y2kAccord Everything happens for reasons I just dont know

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    I rented my wife a Ruger mark II and she loved it
     
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    THT The easy way is always mined

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    My girlfriend doens't like guns but thinks her mom's PPK is "cute" ... :ugh:
     
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    7 First comes smiles, then lies. Last is gunfire.

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    S&W 500 or a 460 if she's a little bitch.
     
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    .357 airweight J-Frame with a wood grip
     
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    rent a Barrett M82 .50bmg and tell her the recoil isnt bad at all....just a gentle kiss to her shoulder....................take the muzzle brake off first...........:naughty:
     
  14. The first gun my GF ever shot was my dad's McMillan .50.:cool:
     
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    Gaunt blood for the blood god OT Supporter

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    your gun???
     
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    The girls always seem to enjoy shooting my Makarov
     
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    Slick26 Gun|Bike|Cigar|PS3|Beer |Whisky|Night Crew

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    Take her mom shooting then, ftw :bigthumb:
     
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    THT The easy way is always mined

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    Her mom has six or seven handguns and her stepdad has two safes filled with long guns. They both taught her to shoot using a Glock 17 yet she hates guns...
     
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    Slick26 Gun|Bike|Cigar|PS3|Beer |Whisky|Night Crew

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    And she's dating a gun nut...
    She's obviously destined to a life lived around guns somehow.
     
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    Here she is shooting a USP:

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    Y2kAccord Everything happens for reasons I just dont know

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    The correct answer is the .44mag in my pants :naughty:
     
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    my gf likes my 1911 (45) but really likes the curve of the handle and fit in her hand of my j-frame (she hates the 357 mag I let her use 38 special for it) as far as rifles got she has only shot my 30-30 and that is nothing to her and for shotguns 12 gauge is perfectly fine. Still haven't gotten her out with the 9mm or the 30-06
     
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    Im taking a girl rifle shooting today. She has only ever tried .17HMR and .22LR rifles. She is going to be shooting a 91/30 now :naughty:
     
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    The biggest thing my gf had shot until this past sunday was my .308 LTR... Then i got a M38 Mosin Nagant and she shot 1 round through it and still has the bruise 3 days later. I don't think she held it tight enough... course the metal buttplate doesn't help.
     

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