View Full Version : New to guns

02-22-2011, 3:34 PM
I live in Oxnard/Ventura County, I turned 18 a few months ago and I am thinking of buying some sort of rifle of some sort. I was told by my friends that I cant buy handguns until I was 21, don't know if this is true, but just wondering what type of gun I should get to start me off. Thanks

02-22-2011, 7:21 PM
Rifle is fine. Handguns you will have to wait till' 21 to purchase. Welcome aboard and enjoy.

02-22-2011, 7:26 PM
What do you like and how much are you wanting to spend??

02-22-2011, 8:47 PM

02-22-2011, 8:49 PM
Welcome to Calguns!

Your friend is right about the handgun thing. I recommend you get a Ruger 10/22. Lots of fun, reasonably accurate, affordably priced and cheap to shoot! Shoot it a lot and get a lot of practice in.

02-23-2011, 12:41 PM

02-23-2011, 8:34 PM
welcome to the world of firearms. i have had a ruger 10/22 for many years. it was my first firearm and it is still one of my favorite guns. cheap to shoot, reliable, tons of upgrades available. but before you purchase any firearm, please find out all you can on safe gun handling knowledge. go to local shops and ask lots of questions, post questions on the calguns forums. i have found so much valuable information on this site it's amazing! or perhaps a family member who is already into guns can give you some good advice. most important, have fun and be safe!

02-24-2011, 1:58 PM
alright everyone thanks for the advice

02-25-2011, 7:32 AM
Welcome aboard!

02-25-2011, 7:37 AM
Get a Remington 870 12ga.

02-25-2011, 7:29 PM
Welcome to Calguns !!!