Texas License to Carry (LTC)

Texas License to Carry (LTC) On January 1, 2016, Texas changed their handgun carry permit from a “Concealed Handgun License” (CHL) to a “License to Carry” (LTC). This date also marked a change in Texas laws which opened this license up to “Open Carry” as well. As with concealed weapons permits and concealed carry permits, […]

Eye Protection Will Keep You Safe

Always Use Eye Protection All shooters should wear protective shooting glasses. Adequate vision protection is essential when dealing with firearms. Shooting glasses guard against twigs, falling shot, clay target chips and the rare ruptured case or firearm malfunction. Wearing eye protection when disassembling and cleaning any gun will also help prevent the possibility of springs, spring […]

Mechanical and handling Characteristics Should Be Learned

Learn The Mechanical And Handling Characteristics Of The Firearm You Are Using   For each weapon you carry, there will be different mechanical characteristics and because of that, the method of carrying and handling each weapon will be different. You should familiarize yourself with each weapon you own or carry.  Always use these ten safety […]

Service Your Gun Regularly and Avoid Modifications

Service Your Gun Regularly Take Care of Your Gun. Don’t Alter Or Modify Your Gun, And Have Guns Serviced Regularly  If you make any alterations or changes to your firearm, you run the risk of your weapon not working properly and causing serious injury to yourself and someone around you. In addition, altering a weapon usually […]

Bullets Can Travel a Long Way

Be Sure Of Your Target And What’s Beyond It Bullets travel a long way.  They also penetrate walls and other material.  You are in control and must be certain when you fire the weapon that you know exactly where that round will end up.  You can never get the shot back once you fire the […]

Ammunition Should Be Selected Properly

Use Correct Ammunition Using the correct ammo for your firearm is imperative.  This is your responsibility and one you should take seriously.  You should read and heed all warnings on every box  you purchase. Using improper or incorrect ammo can destroy a gun and cause serious personal injury. It only takes one cartridge of improper […]

Firearms That Are Not in Use

Firearms should be Emptied When they are Not in Use Firearms should be loaded only when you are on the target range or shooting area, ready to shoot. When not in use, guns and ammunition should be secured in a safe place, separate from each other. It is your responsibility to prevent children and unauthorized adults from gaining access […]

Loaded Firearms can be Dangerous

Loaded Firearms can be Dangerous Every time you pick up a firearm, open the action and check to see whether ammunition is present. When another person hands you a firearm, do not accept it unless the firearm is unloaded and the action is open.  Treat the firearm as if it were loaded. Don’t Rely On Your […]

Don’t Ever Point a Gun

It Is Important That You Don’t Ever Point a Gun Keep The Muzzle Pointed In A Safe Direction This is the most basic safety rule. Don’t ever point a gun! At anything you do not intend to shoot that is. Though it is basic and simple, it isn’t always done.  If this rule were followed at all times, […]