HANDGUN SAFETY RULES
We’ve all heard it: firearms (holsters or unholstered) are not toys. Since holsters, pistols, revolvers, shotguns and rifles are really only as safe as the handler, learn to wear a holster and operate any type of gun safely. The safety rules below are recommended by EVERY firearm and holster maker in the world. Don't turn an enjoyable outing of breaking in your holster and shooting into a terrible tragedy. So, read and APPLY them. Above all, have fun with your gun and holster!
ALWAYS. . .
1. POINT GUN IN A SAFE DIRECTION.
After removal from holster, the pistol or rifle should be pointed in a direction so that even if it goes off accidentally it will not injure anyone or damage anything. When handling the gun out of the holster, it is up to the shooter to control the muzzle in the safe direction at all times. Use common sense to determine that direction whenever the gun is being handled when removed from the holster. Never speed shoot from your holster.
2. KEEP YOUR FINGER AWAY FROM THE TRIGGER UNTIL READY TO SHOOT.
You should rest your trigger finger on the OUTSIDE of the trigger guard (not in the holster). Even better, keep your shooting hand away from trigger/trigger guard when unholstered. Not until you are ready to fire are you to put your finger ON the trigger. The holster should ramain by your side.
3. KEEP THE GUN UNLOADED UNITL YOU ARE READY TO USE IT.
When removing ANY gun from its holster you must make sure the safety is ON! Placing the holster aside, check the firing chamber by working the action back out of the way and checking the chamber visually to make sure it is empty. Remove any remaining rounds, if any, from the chamber. If you don’t know how to work the action LEAVE THE GUN ALONE! Find someone who knows. Shooting from the holster is ok for cowboy movies but not for us. The holster is for storing your gun. We do offer holsters for speed shooters that have mastered the art of speed shooting from a holster.
In order for all to safely enjoy the sport of shooting EVERYONE must hold to these simple rules for firearm safety. Shooting is such a pleasurable sport and can be as fun as anything you do with your family or as a “solitaire” experience. A holster of some kind is a must for handgun carrying convenience. So PLEASE apply these safety rules and have a good time. We hope you enjoy your handgun holster and have a great time.
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