GUN Range Etiquette.

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  1. Griffon

    Griffon comic nerd extraordinaire

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    I've never been to a range before, and I was hoping that you could point out some of the do's and don'ts for first timers.
     
  2. Bigsnake

    Bigsnake OT Supporter

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    Don't act like an idiot and listen to the range officer... no matter how stupid he is, "The umm... the ummm... the thing the bullet goes in"
     
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    btw what part of LA u in?
     
  4. Painkiller

    Painkiller The Synarchy of Molten Bones

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    Make sure your muzzle is always pointed downrange. DON'T fan people with any firearm. ALways make sure it's unloaded when not in use.
     
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    Clingman Clingman runs Bartertown.

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    What everyone said, plus:

    Don't leave a mag in or an action closed on any weapon that's not in your hands.
    Pay attention to where your brass goes, and clean up after yourself.
     
  6. eWRXshun

    eWRXshun hai

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    or the other guy that was like "dont put that in there!" in reference to a .30-06 round going into my AR.
     
  7. atomlowe

    atomlowe meh....member

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    As Mentioned above:

    1) Muzzle always pointing down range.
    2) When leaving the guns on the table, ensure all actions are open and the open chamber is pointed up showing the RO the gun is unloaded.
    3) guns on the bench without mags in the guns
    4) never sweep anyone with a gun, loaded or not.
    5) try not to pass a loaded gun to anyone
    6) never try and finish shooting leftover rounds in the gun when the cease fire has been called.
    7) never handle a gun if a cease fire has been called

    Other then that, thats pretty much about it I thinks. besides cleaning up after yourself and possibly setting up a barrier for your brass so you don't rain all over the next shooter.
     
  8. ryanbum

    ryanbum Its the one that says Bad Mother Fucker on it

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    Never point a gun at something you are not willing to destroy
     
  9. monolith

    monolith My soul grows ever weary and the end is ever near. OT Supporter

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    One thing that hasn't been mentioned is don't be afraid to ask your RO if you have questions. They are there to keep everyone safe and are usually very knowledgable and willing to help.
     
  10. footratfunkface

    footratfunkface New Member

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    ha ha. range officer? i've never been to a range with one. if you just pay attention to the range rules (if there are any posted), you'll be alright.
     
  11. eWRXshun

    eWRXshun hai

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    not meaning to hijack, but is a range officer or some other person required to supervise at the range?
     
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    Baton Rouge... Go to LSU
     
  13. Anders 7

    Anders 7 I aim to misbehave OT Supporter

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    :rofl:
     

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