Gun safety for the new gun owner

Gun Safety for Beginners

  • CARDINAL RULES OF GUN
    SAFETY
  • ALWAYS TREAT ALL FIREARMS AS IF THEY
    WERE LOADED.
  • NEVER ALLOW THE MUZZLE OF ANY
    FIREARM TO POINT AT ANYTHING YOU ARE
    NOT WILLING TO DESTROY.
  • NEVER PUT YOUR FINGER NEAR THE
    TRIGGER UNTIL YOU ARE READY TO FIRE.
    DO NOT DEPEND ON ANY MECHANICAL
    DEVICE FOR SAFETY!
  • ALWAYS BE SURE OF YOUR TARGET, AND
    WHAT IS BEHIND AND IN FRONT OF IT.

 

New gun owners seem to have a lot of trepidation when it comes to firearms in the home. It can be a big step for somebody who’s never handled a firearm before or had very limited exposure.

In this article, we’re going to discuss the proper storage techniques, gun safety, and basics of how to handle a firearm in the home and on your person.

 

It is always recommended that before a person buys a handgun  or a firearm in general, they should seek proper professional and certified training from a licensed and certified firearms training instructor.

Don’t be afraid to ask the gun store.Employee about how to safely handle the firearm you are considering purchasing

When having a firearm in the home the

 

most important point to make is safely securing that firearm. The goal to safely storing a firearm is to ensure that any unauthorized person can not access that firearm under any circumstances. The options are plentiful when it comes to storage of a handgun and a rifle. Options include gun safes with keypad codes dialcodes and biometric codes. Some safe and lock boxes are equipped with a pattern.You must enter in order to access that firearm. It is not only highly recommended but required to store your firearm and it unaccessible.Lockable storage container meant to store a firearm to prevent un authorized access.

 

When you first purchase your firearm, you will received either in a blow.Molded case with magazine’s owner’s versmanuel and other bits of information. Something else

 

that you will notice is a locking device. This device should be.

Used to secure the firearm and to disable it from being loaded with any sort of ammunition. This device is meant to go through the barrel of the firearm and lock so that the action is unable to close and so that a live round is not able to make itself into the chamber. Although most people never use these.If you have small children around and you don’t have another place to store your firearm.It is highly recommended and required that you secure that firearm by any mean necessary. Utilizing the provided locking device will render the firearm physically unable to be loaded and fired.

 

KIDS ARE CURIOUS BY NATURE. ENSURE THEY HAVE ABSOLUTELY ZERO ACCESS TO THE FIREARM UNLESS THEY ARE

 

UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF A RESPONSIBLE ADULT, WHO IS NOT A PROHIBITED PERSON, AND IS IN A PROPER FACILITY TO UTILIZE THE FIREARM SAFELY FOR REXREATIONAL PURPOSES.

 

It is my personal opinion that if you are a gun owner with young children, your children should be educated on the proper safety of firearms. This includes not only the safe handling, storage, use and purpose of a firearm, but the proper training to use that firearm and the consequences that may come with misusing ANY firearm, to include serious injury or death.

 

Anytime you are handed a weapon or handle a weapon.In general, the first step you need to do is to open the action,

 

keeping your finger completely free of the trigger guard and ensure physically.And visibly that there is no ammunition in the firearm. This means you need to look into the chamber of the firearm and ensure that you do not see any ammunition. Physically checking means using your finger.Pushing it into the chamber and ensuring that you do not feel the rear end of a cartridge. Check the magazine well and ensure that there’s not a magazine.Even an unloaded magazine should not be inserted into the firearm. Lock the action open and never under any circumstances.Place your finger within the trigger guard for any purpose unless you are ready to shoot.

 

COMPLACENCY KILLS

 

Even people with decades of firearms experience can develop bad habits. These