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As part of my 1911 collection, I aquired a few for my 10 amd 11 yr old daughters to shoot. I have three Llamas in .22, .32, and .380. The girls get to practice all the moves and safeties of a full size, with very little recoil, and a small frame that fits their little hands.
 

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sonofSarge, you need to see Bad Oscar daughter shoot, I was really impressed i know he is proud of her. It is great to see the next generation loving the same sport we do and treating it with respect.
 

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I've thought about a crickett for my girls on their 5th birthday, but my wife is dead set against it. I guess we are going with a BB gun to start with. And thats fine, you can teach gun safety with that too.
 

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My wife is the one who told me it was ok to get them. I went to the gun show and saw the rifle there and I was going to get it, but the wife told me I wasn't allowed to buy anything. So I went home and started telling her about it and she asked why I didn't get it. So I had to make another trip back to the gun show to get it.
 

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I think that by teaching kids while they are still young and more responsive to instruction is a great way to go about it. I dont have kids but I applaud you guys for introducing your children to a wonderful hobby.
 

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Here is a little Llama that I picked up many years ago. I have not shot it in awhile but it never gave me any trouble at all.
 

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I really enjoy showing my grandkids to shoot, you can already guess what they are getting for Christmas this year. I have taken them to the range many times and they loved it and also at my Matches. If you teach them well they will learn correctly and forget the stuff they show in the movies with the gun sideways shooting. I hate even seeing that, yet most of the movies out no-one uses the sights anymore.
 

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So I guess every one here wouldn't think I was weird since I got my daughter a Crickett .22 for her 4th Birthday.
Last year, I bought one of the girls the NRA Edtion Savage Cub, and the other a Ruger 10/22. Since I am an NRA Instructor as well as a Range Safety Officer, my wife doesn't worry about the girls shooting.
 

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It is a a good sport, I think more women shooting are also competing and winning too.
I havas much respect if not more for a women shooter then a man.
 

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So I guess every one here wouldn't think I was weird since I got my daughter a Crickett .22 for her 4th Birthday.

Nope pretty normal if you ask me
 

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So I guess every one here wouldn't think I was weird since I got my daughter a Crickett .22 for her 4th Birthday.
My daughter was 3 weeks old and had 5 rifles and 1 pistol. Including a Crickett, and a Kimber 1911. But then again her name is Kimber.
 

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I think it has been said that women make better shooters due to better self control. From what I have seen by my wife shooting alongside me and a couple of other women at the range I tend to believe it!!!:smile::smile:
 
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