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Old 13th November 2013, 01:22 PM
Pidlar Pidlar is offline
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Kingswinford
Posts: 45

I always comply with the rules at whatever club or competition I am visiting.Aside from the always treating a rifle as unloaded Rule,as a shooter taught by the military the standard practice is to carry the rifle muzzle up.The reasoning being certain surfaces will enduce a ricochet should an N.D. occur.
Having attended a few busy competitions lateley ive noticed that a lot of shorter set ups that are slung muzzle down actually point way forward of the vertical axis, and in close proximity of say 1 to 2 metres would result in a person taking a pellet wound anywhere from the ankle up to the lower thigh.
Just my 2p,
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