BBs bounce off hard surfaces such as wood, rocks, and concrete. This is why it is so important to wear safety glasses and to have a proper backstop. Safety should always be the number one priority.
The five rules of gun safety apply to BB guns as well as centerfire guns. The rules are:
Treat all guns as if they are loaded at all times.
Never point a gun at something you are not willing to destroy.
Keep your finger off the trigger.
Be sure of your target and what is beyond it.
Always keep your guns in a safe place.
Following these rules will help you to become a safer and smarter shooter on and off the range. Teaching others these rules will help make your range a safer place.
By treating all guns as if they are loaded you cannot accidentally shoot someone with a BB. Not only could that hurt someone, but it could also make them REALLY mad at you and they might try to get revenge… and that would stink for you.
Never point a gun at something you are not willing to destroy. When you think of BB guns you might not think you could destroy much, then you watch “American Airgunner” and see that they go hunting and blow stuff up all of the time. Yes, they can. Watch for where you point your gun because the only thing we want to blow up are cool targets.
Keeping your finger off the trigger until you are ready to shoot will keep you from pulling it before you are ready. Therefore, if any one sneaks up on you and you flinch the BB gun will not go off. When you are ready to pull the trigger, remember to squeeze the trigger slowly and let it surprise you so that you do not …read more