My First Time Shooting - a review

I tried out 4 guns today. A .45 1911, AR-15, SKS & KSG. First time shooting, despite having my firearms licence for 7 years now.

Be prepared, this is written from the point of view of someone who doesn’t know and has never fired guns. It will read like a car review from someone who just drove and doesn’t really know about cars.

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I have no idea on the distance for the below. Call it 15 feet for the pistol and 65 for the rifles? Give or take a few feet.

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Green - M16

Blue - SKS

Yellow - 1911 .45

Red - SKS rapid fire

I liked the experience of the .45, but wouldn’t buy one (if I was allowed, I don’t have a restricted license). Not a fan of the design or the feel of the shot. Can’t really describe why, just not.

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The M16 was good, easy to fire (obviously) and easy to handle. Not really any character. Wouldn’t buy.

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The SKS was cool, I have handled/loaded one before with dummy rounds but never fired. I dig the history and the feel. I’d buy one, but only a collectors condition soviet model. I really like the stripper clip loading.

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After 2 rounds my 110lb wife didn’t want to fire the KSG again so I finished off the rounds. I liked it, felt really comfy and really well made. I really think the bullpup design works well for it. If you were to buy a defensive gun this would be a good option I guess. Shot it in her lane so it didn't mess my target up.

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