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Handguns

Loading handguns

Many of the fundamentals of rifle firing also apply to handguns.

The way you load a handgun depends on whether it is a single-action revolver, a double-action revolver, or a semi-automatic.


Two-Handed Grip
Two-Handed Grip

Body position and grip are vital to hitting your target. With both hands, hold the handgun high on the grip and at arm’s length. Use a stable object as a rest when hunting.

The pistol-shooting fundamentals of breath control, trigger squeeze, and follow through are almost identical to those in rifle shooting.


Ear and eye protection

Ear and eye protection are essential when shooting any firearm.

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