The moment you pull your trigger and fire that gun, you have lost all control over the bullet and what it strikes. Owning a best gun safe is the best way to preserve them, they are sometimes useful, but also bring many dangers play with. This is one of the biggest reasons why gun issue becomes such a controversial problem in USA. There are so many adults who are not supposed to be authorized to have guns because they are so easy to be scared and end up shooting at any movements or noises without knowing what they are pointing at. Some don’t care about others safety.
No matter you own a short gun or a long gun, the bullet that might miss your intended target can continue to travel further in another direction.
Correct Ammunition is the key
Correct ammunition for firearm is a truly serious responsibility that you must assume carrying. You can start with instruction manual, then move to the ammunition boxes. Read and heed them. They are warnings to protect you from hurting yourself.
In the contrary, incorrect and improper ammunition might destroy your gun, thus, lead to serious personal injury. Only a small cartridge of improper gauge or caliber and your gun is wrecked. Therefore, check each one when loading it. It only takes 1-2 seconds. How proper ammunition is how much they match the specifications which is mentioned in either the instruction manual or the markings on the firearm of manufacturers
A standard firearms are well-designed ,manufactured and tested in factory loaded ammunition. Do not reload or hand-load ammunition from pressure produced by factory loads or component recommendations that are specified in reputable manuals because it can give you severe damage both gun and your physical body. Do not use unknown components for improper ammunition or reload.
What signs should be noticed for safe manner toward ammunition? The wet one. After sometimes being submerged in water, ammunition is wet and provides nothing but unsatisfactory performance, poor ignition or damage to firearm. All you can do is discarding it in a careful way. Oil spraying or solvents is not allowed, neither does lubricated firearms.
Build a habit of examining each cartridge put into guns and not using damaged or substandard. The risk you take for serious possible injury is bigger than the money you save.
Pull the trigger! Not Fire? Be careful!
Even the best gun has it bad day when its cartridge does not fire even when you pull the trigger. In that case, handle with care. Firstly, point the muzzle in another safe direction, keep your face off the breech. Secondly, open carefully the action to unload the firearms. Finally, dispose of the cartridge.
As long as there is still one cartridge in your chamber, it means you are holding a loaded gun which is ready to fire. Read Rule#1 again! If you try to shoot and it does not go off now, then it would go off anytime later.
Moreover, don’t discharge firearms in poorly ventilated areas or clean them, or handle ammunition as they may lead to lead exposure. To avoid such relevant substances are known to cause reproductive harm, birth defects and serious physical injury, always have adequate ventilation and wash hand thoroughly after every expose.