Greenville Marine & Sport Center in Greenville, NC believes that safety and proper knowledge when it comes to Guns and Ammo is extremely important. If you are a parent, a newbie, or just want to refresh the fundamentals of gun safety, here is a list of ways to properly implement gun safety in your home.
Know How to Use Gun
Learn how it works, how to safely open and close the action, how to add or remove ammunition.
Store Gun in a Safe Place
There are a lot of things to consider when storing your gun, especially around children. You can find gun storage devices, locking devices, and mechanical locking devices for your gun. Make sure you adhere to the other rules to insure safety in case this step fails for whatever reason.
Keep Gun Unloaded
That is until you are ready to use it. If you need to open the action, inspect chambers, etc, and you don’t know how to use it just leave it alone until you can get help from a professional.
Keep Finger Off Trigger
Place your finger along the frame and out of the the trigger guard until you actually need to use it.
Clean it Regularly
You should clean your gun every time you use it to maintain your gun’s value and extend its life. It also insures that your gun operates correctly.
Make Sure This Gun is Safe
If the Gun hasn’t been properly cleaned and maintained, it can influence the safety of your gun. If you’re unsure about the functionality of the gun, take it to your local gunsmith to look at it. They are the most knowledgable, and you can rest easy knowing that a professional has given it the O.K.
Need More Help?
We have an experienced sales and service staff who would love to help you. We have been serving Pitt and Beaufort counties and Eastern North Carolina for 44 years. Our Outdoor Shop is stocked with tackle, rod and reels, clothing, sunglasses, guns, hunting supplies, archery and an archery range to serve you better. Contact us today!