Safe Gun Handling

Give then plethora of people who where nudged to purchase their very first firearm by the COVID-19 pandemic, it seems like a post about gun safety would benefit a lot of them. While I was in the process authoring such a post, I noticed that a lot of well established and likely better qualified people are doing the same thing. As a result, I’m just going to link to their content here rather that me regurgitating very similar information.

Before I do that, here are what I consider to be the basic principles of gun safety:

And with that said, here are some resources covering the topic:

The NRA also has a nice little new shooters guide in PDF format. I’ve also saved a copy that you can download below.

Additionally, I’ve written a few posts in the past covering different parts of this topic. These posts have been tagged with a “Gun Safety” tag. Here are a few to look at:

I’m happy to see the population of gun owners grow regardless of the reason or circumstance. I welcome all of them. I encourage all of them to learn the safe gun handling as it is a responsibility that comes with ownership.

As always, I encourage everyone to contact me with any questions. I promise to do my best to answer them.


Written by Uncle Zo

Just an average Joe who loves to geek out on firearm mechanics and ballistics.

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