Yeah, we've probably beat this one to death.
For those who would like to gain more experience with guns not normally used or owned, there's ways to do it without mortgaging the house or filling up the safe.
Many ranges have gun rentals available, for a fraction of the price of buying anything,
The next time you go to the range, offer to swap with whoever is there.
It would be a rare enthusiast who wouldn't jump at the chance to share.
Either one is a way to learn the operations of more types of guns, so at least they wouldn't be a mystery should you find one in your hands.
Walt Kelly, alias Pogo, sez:
“Don't take life so serious, son, it ain't nohow permanent.”