Basic rules for the safe use of weapons

If we want to start in the sport of shooting with air rifles, go hunting, or just spend some leisure time shooting targets in our backyard for fun, we should always know some rules to practice shooting with rifles. compressed air safely.

Before any rule, the main thing will always be to act with prudence and common sense, and above all, be aware of what we carry in our hands, we must always carry the compressed air rifle (and any weapon) as if it were loaded.

Then, to take this into account and adapt our thinking to the situation, we must study the basic mechanics of the weapon that we will carry.

In this blog you will find a lot of material on the types of compressed air weapons and the ammunition or pellets that are used.

Three Basic Rules of Hunting Gun Safety, The three basic rules for hunting gun safety are:

1.- Consider it loaded all the time.

Air rifle calibers, which one to use 0.177 or 0.22
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And it’s true, the first golden rule is to treat weapons as if they were always loaded.

Even when you know for a fact that they are not, treat them as if they are, from the moment we start carrying it until we arrive at the hunting site.

What is the idea, that for some reason we can forget at some point that the air rifle is actually loaded and the power that these devices have can cause an accident in ourselves or in hunting companions.

2.- Move your finger away from the trigger until you want to shoot.

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It’s simple, don’t touch the trigger until you’re ready to shoot, get mental about it, discipline makes perfect, and doing the same steps every day will lead you to be a great air rifle shooting athlete.

As an interesting point in this regard, we have that more than 60% of false shots occur by keeping the finger on the trigger unnecessarily.

And worse yet, many accidents occur from tripping and falling on top of the gun, unintentionally firing a finger on the trigger.

3.- Identify your target and its surroundings.

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It is something that is learned with a lot of practice, knowing the weapon, discipline, and identifying the target when shooting is one of the most important things, the great connoisseurs of the matter indicate that you should never shoot until you identify 100% the target. white to shoot down.

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