Manual safety devices are typically a switch, button, or lever which disconnect the trigger, hammer, or firing pin which require active manipulation to engage and disengage. The purpose of an external manual safety is to reduce the possibility of a negligent discharge: An unintentional discharge of a firearm generated by operator negligence. Not all firearms… Continue reading Does a Gun Need a Manual Safety?
Dry fire training improves a shooter’s grip, natural point of aim, sight acquisition, and trigger control through practice with a “dry” or unloaded firearm. This practice can build muscle memory to hone marksmanship fundamentals, ultimately translating into greater accuracy, precision, and speed when using live ammunition. Dry fire training is economical, allowing a person to… Continue reading Dry Fire Safety
Some parents, especially those who have zero interest in firearms, might balk at broaching the subject of firearms safety with their kids, but I would urge every parent to educate and empower their kids with gun safety knowledge, regardless of whether or not guns will ever be present in the home. The topic of gun… Continue reading Gun Safety and Kids
It is important to take a closer at the 4 Rules of Gun Safety to present a nuanced examination to anyone who is new to shooting sports, who has just purchased their first firearm, who is considering purchasing their first firearm, or to anyone who is planning their first trip to the range. This guide… Continue reading The 4 Rules of Gun Safety Rules