Archive for rifle safety

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

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