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Anyone own a JPX 4 pepper gun ?

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Greetings!

I am a USCCA Training Councilor of 5 years. We travel the U.S. conducting USCCA Basic Handgun, Home Defense & Concealed Carry classes. We also certify “the best of the best” to become USCCA Certified Instructors.

At the time of this writing, we are the first and only Professional Firearms Training Company to become an Official Partner of the USCCA here in Atlanta, GA.

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BillH here.
I’m an octogenarian who recently felt the need to carry because of a drug related shooting (not fatal) next door. I carry a S&W MP EZ 380 because that is the only one that I have tried that I can rack easily. I live in Vermont, and in spite of the fact that our state is extremely liberal and secular, you can carry concealed without any kind of permit.
Way back, I’m a nine year Army veteran, successfully completed Airborne and Ranger school, was a Combat Engineer.
Looking forward to learning, training and improving.

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Happy December Everyone! I hope you all had a great Thanksgiving with your loved ones!

It’s been a few weeks since I’ve welcomed those who have visited the Community for the first time - so please help me give a special welcome to:

@Wendell3, @Matthew58, @Greg30, @Lost.Kayaker, @Joseph74, @Britton, @Gary80, @Aaron25, @David273, @Judah, @Aaron26, @Michael_S2, @Don31, @Nickolas, @David274, @Mike71, @David275, @Jeffrey49, @damon1, @Zachary_B, @Henry13, @Harry7, @Roosevelt, @Scot, @John273, @VU1, @James244, @Robert261, @John274, @william189, @Rocky_Mountain_Ronbo, @Alan21, @James245, @Trevor6, @Ruben5, @DanRyanPI, @Mirko, @CraigRCIS, @David276, @Robert262, @William190, @Sam4, @Rob11, @Ed118, @Jesus6, @Timothy42, @Tony16, @Neil6, @Nick15, @Jeffrey50, @Eva1, @Marinus, @Jerry40, @Gary81, @Tyler21, @Markist, @DavidBrown1200, @Timothy43, @Vadim, @Jose18, @Shaunna, @Heather5, @Sammy, @Victor17, @Jerry41, @Steven85, @Eric58, @hector3, @Pam, @Rodney12, @J11, @Kurt6, @Donnie6, @Michael326, @Don_W, @David277, @Joseph75, @Robert263, @Gary82, @Bill35, @James_Jayme_A, @Katrina1, @Lester4, @Armand2, @Ronald_C, @Eddie8, @Jeffrey51, @Dwayne7, @WALTER17, @Wallace, @Jay16, @Josiah1, @Bobby15, @Marion1, @Anne7, @Keith42, @Francis10, @SilvermaneWJ, @Dina, @Warren13, @Dawn2, @Craig19, @Nancy7, @Jim49, @Mike72, @Paul103, @Joshua33, @Paula1, @The_Grizzly, @Frederick9, @Dave26, @Jeff48, @John275, @Rafael5, @Luke5, @Dean13, @William191, @TK422, @Christian13, @Kenneth_B1, @Brad3, @Steven86, @Stephen_M, @Jeremy31, @Jered, @Andrew47, @Alvin2, @Kenneth59, @James246, @Jim50, @Patrick45, @Dbestone55, @James247, @Waylon, @Davidbennett59, @David278, @Jean3, @JACK20, @ChrisV, @James248, @Ernesto1, @CHINEDU, @Bruce29, @Scott82, @Donald58, @Craig35, @Steve63, @Richard_M, @George48, @Charles92, @John_W3, @Donald_W1, @JPark_92, @Bryan24, @Damon2, @Lance_D, @Charles_S, @Tim50, @Mark152, @Glen6, @Marshall3, @Paul_Martin, @James249, @Raul2, @Danny_J, @robert264, @George49, @James250, @Timm1060, @Thomas99, @Granvil, @Thomas100, @Elliott1, @Carey2, @Eric59, @Wade2, @Gilme, @Van1, @Leon5, @Shipwreck, @David279, @Stefano, @Dennis44, @Stevie, @Christopher67, @Vicki, @Ladislao1, @Robert265, @Michael327, @Yanier, @Jerry42, @Michael328, @JohnnyFL, @Victor18, @Robert266, @Bradley14, @Fredrick2, @Rodney13, @Donald59, @Alejandro5, @Gregory37, @Michael329, @KENNETH_MARTIN, @JOSEPH76, @Bigbear73, @Justin24, @Leo7, @Raymond21, @John276, @Jose_Manuel, @Rankhorse, @Daniel95, @Edward47, @Arthur17, @Virgil3, @Greg31, @Gary83, @Douglas39, @Rene4, @Matt17, @Gary84, @Jerry43, @Howard13, @Celon, @Rachel1, @Christopher_Brandon, @Leon6, @William192, @Ernest13, @Suzanne2, @Robert267, @Forrest2, @Carl31, @Nicholas21, @A11, @Joe32, @Christopher71, @Kenneth60, @jbuell4186, @Bradley15, @Sunny, @PapaScott, @Dan39, @Jeff-A1, @Rebecca3, @Eugene14, @Mark154, @Raymond_J1, @Russell13, @Bill36

I’m so glad to have you all here! Please jump in and share your knowledge and ask questions!

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@Bill36 Welcome Bill, nice having you here and I hope you enjoy the community and learn a lot, I’m very sure you will. My opinion is that USCCA is the best.

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Welcome to all the new members we are happy you’re here in the Community.

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Excellent you can give alot of pointers.

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Hello my name is John i carry a 9mm S&W i love shooting at the range. I am retired from the corrections department.

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Hello Dawn: Dawn, how do I know it my name is on your list? Donald W Flickinger

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Hi my name is Jason happy to be here

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Hello My name is Rick retired :us: U.S.Navy :anchor:Disabled Veteran. I believe in the 2nd Amendment and also believe we as a country need to stand up to these politician hypocrites who seek to infringe on our Rights to protect ourselves from evil in todays society.

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I’ve had a carry permit since 1976. I discovered USCCA a couple of years ago and promptly joined. My philosophy has always been “knowing how (and when) and not having to is better than having to and not knowing how.” I have met many people who stated that they hated guns, and used this philosophy on them. What usually followed was a “pregnant pause”, followed by a request to go to the range with me. Nearly all are now gun owners. My education in defensive firearms use is on-going, and when I learn something new, I pass it on. My safety and that of my loved ones is of too great a value to place into the hands of anyone other than myself.

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Welcome @Donald_W1 - You’re in there!

You can change your user name if you’d like. Here’s a visual that shows the basic steps:

Thanks Dawn!

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Hi my name is Bill. Severed in the Army
and was a prison guard for five yrs. Then moved from doing that. Now retired. Cattle ranch behind my house and I set up a firing range with old RR ties as a backstop. Go out and shoot a cpl times a month. Started the self defense life six months ago. Carry a Beretta 92S OWB or an 81 IWB.

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I spent my parochial years in the USN. At the end of my 6 year enlistment I joined USAFR and retired after 22 years. Been working for DoD ever since trying to help protect the United States of America. The older I get, the more I learn what a unique and blessed country we live in. I wrote a book to my kids Thunk! A ZA-Like Sailing Adventure that pretty much explains the rest. I hope and pray we never experience a Zombie Apocalypse (ZA). ZA is a metaphor for anything that can drastically interrupt our lives.

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Welcome to the USCCA community @Jeff-A1, @William191, and @Steve_from_Fenelton!

Thanks James! I am very blessed to be apart of this community.

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I just joined and I don’t carry (as of this posting) but felt I needed protection in the event of a break in and an incident occurred. I intend to further my training and thought it was wise to join USCCA.

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Welcome to the community and the USCCA family! You are in the right place for learning about all things self defense.

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