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General Discussion Discussion of popular firearm topics, education and training, gun safety, concealed carry and self defense, preparedness, and more

New Member Introductions

Welcome to Southwest Firearms! Grab a chair and tell us a bit about yourself
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General Firearm Discussion

Our most popular section for general gun talk and firearm-related discussion
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Education & Training

Firearm education, gun safety, training classes, first aid, mental preparedness, tactical strategies, theoretical situations, and more
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Defensive Carry & Self Defense

Open carry, concealed carry, constitutional carry, EDC rigs, concealed handgun licenses, strategies, and tactics, in Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico
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Preparedness & Survival

What-if scenarios, emergency plans, bug out vehicles, HAM radios, skill building, food storage, water purification, shelter, and more
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Firearm Laws & Legal

Questions and discussion of current local, state, and federal gun laws pertaining to Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico
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Firearm Legislation & Activism

Questions and discussion about proposed local, state, and federal firearm legislation, as well as pro-gun activism efforts in Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico
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Firearm-Related News

Firearm-related news in Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico, the United States, and around the world
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Off Topic

This section is for non-firearm topics, so join us around the campfire and let us know what's on your mind
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Great Deals

Share, discuss, and vote on retail deals for firearms, parts, accessories, ammunition, optics, and more
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Southwest Activities & Information Firearm-related events, pro-gun activism, outdoor shooting areas, competitive shooting, hunting, fishing, gun shops, ranges, and more in Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico

Southwest Firearms Events

Calendar and discussion of gun shows, competitions, pro-gun rallies, and other firearm-related events in Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico
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Competitive Shooting

The place to discuss 3 gun, IDPA, skeet, trap, clays, cowboy action, and any other kind of competitive shooting

Note: This is the discussion section. Please add events to the event calendar
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Southwest Hunting

Hunting big game, small game, varmint, waterfowl, upland game bird, and everything else in Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico
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Southwest Fishing

Everything pertaining to fishing in Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico
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Outdoor Shooting Areas

Information and discussion on where to shoot for free outdoors in Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico
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Firearm-Related Business Discussion

Discussion about gun shops, gun clubs, ranges, gunsmiths, and other firearm-related businesses in Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico
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Firearm Specific Sections Questions and discussion about various types of firearms

Handgun Discussion

Questions and discussion about all types of handguns, including semi-automatic pistols, revolvers, and more
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Rifle Discussion

Questions and discussion about all types of rifles, including semi-automatic, bolt-action, and more
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Shotgun Discussion

Questions and discussion about all types of shotguns, including pump action, semi-automatic, break action, and more
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Rimfire Discussion

Questions and discussion about all types of handguns and rifles using rimfire ammunition
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NFA Weapon Discussion

Questions and discussion about machine guns, short barreled rifles, short barreled shotguns, suppressors, destructive devices, and AOW's
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Black Powder Discussion

Questions and discussion about black powder rifles, pistols, shotguns, and more
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Air Gun Discussion

Questions and discussion about air powered guns and accessories
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Knife & Other Weapon Discussion

Questions and discussion about knives, bows, spatulas, pointy sticks, cacti, etc
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Accessories & Maintenance Questions and discussion about ammunition, reloading, firearm accessories, scopes and optics, gun safes, maintenance, and repair

Ammunition & Reloading

Questions and discussion about ammunition, from .17 to 22mm and everything in between
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Gear & Accessories

Questions and discussion about firearm gear and accessories
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Sights, Scopes, & Optics

Questions and discussion about all types of firearm sights, scopes, and optics
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Gun Safes & Secure Storage

Questions and discussion about gun safes and secure firearm storage
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Maintenance & Gunsmithing

Questions and discussion about all aspects of firearm care and maintenance, troubleshooting, gunsmithing, refinishing, and repair
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Announcements

Important community announcements and information
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Community Help & Feedback

Questions, problems, suggestions, and feedback pertaining to our community.
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