Knowing the rules of gun safety is of paramount importance. You already know the “Big Three”: 1. ALWAYSkeep the gun pointed in a safe direction; 2. ALWAYSkeep your finger off the trigger until ready to shoot; 3. ALWAYSkeep the gun unloaded until ready to use. There are other gun safety rules that you’ll need to know. In this video, we show you what they are.
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