Archive for gun safety

Pelican Introduces New ProGear Cases for Rifles, Shotguns

Pelican Products, Inc., has introduced its new Pelican ProGear iM3300 RFL rifle case and ProGear iM3300SGN shotgun case.

November 13, 2014

NRA's Eddie Eagle GunSafe Program Reaches 27 Millionth Child

The Eddie Eagle GunSafe program, NRA's groundbreaking gun accident prevention course for children, has achieved a new milestone by reaching its 27 millionth child.

June 06, 2014

Safe Gun Handling: Check It

Practice makes perfect, and that is also true when it comes to safe gun handling. Watch this video from Barnes Bullets to see how the girls in the Brooks family learned to check a firearm—even when they were sure it was clear.

July 25, 2013

Be Safe! No Near Misses!

Gun safety training is the backbone of the shooting sports, and no matter how much training we have had, it pays to relearn those vital lessons from time to time. Shooters who err in this virtually always violate one or more of the fundamental rules of gun safety: Always keep the gun pointed in a safe direction. Always keep your finger off the trigger until ready to shoot. Always keep the gun unloaded until ready to use.

January 28, 2013

Kablooey!

I just saw an account of a rifle letting go at a range. Like most stuff I see on the Internet, I am skeptical of it until there is some corroboration. Anyway, the story goes something like this: Gomer goes to the range, and on the first shot his rifle comes apart, leaving him with a gash in his forehead. Subsequent analysis shows he had 66 grains of powder in his .30-06 case, rather than the 56 grains called for in the loading manual.

May 03, 2012