Originally Posted by PunkinHead
I'm in search of small pistol primers, so I've been making the rounds of the local guns shops for the past few weeks and every time I've been in one there's someone buying their first gun. It's an interesting phenomenon and I'm glad to see it. It's got to be intimidating to walk into a specialty store not knowing all the lingo, especially since so many gun store employees are such douche bags.
FWIW, 2012 had just over 19.5 million firearm background checks done (obviously a record). gotta be a lot of first time