Leaving air rifles unattended

Discussion in 'General Airgun Chat' started by luddite, Jun 10, 2012.

  1. luddite

    luddite I Love HFT

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    Yesterday there was a discussion going on at the club about the law on leaving an air rifle unattended on club grounds.

    Can anyone shed any light on the subject? :confused:
     
  2. Shaun

    Shaun Moderator Staff Member

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  3. rick

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    Where you have no option but to put your air weapon down for short periods, unload it and gather up all the ammunition. Steps should then be taken to prevent anyone under the age of 18 from gaining authorised access to it. Where practicable, this could include attaching it to a fixed object using a security cord or similar device, or locking it out of sight in a car.

    Its simple Ken, if you bring persons under 18 years onto the ground it is your responsibility to ensure you stick to the club rules and supervise them at all times. Don't leave them on the zero range and go down on the course would be a good starting point.
     
  4. luddite

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    Not guilty on all counts Rick. :)

    I didn't bring them, they were brought by someone else. :cool:

    I also try to get my facts right before commenting. :D
     
  5. Neil-T

    Neil-T Boingers forever.

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    Don't leave that Zenith lying around Ken:eek:, I for 1 would soon pick that up:D.
     
  6. clubshot

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    Accepted practise in Most Clubs - Air Guns must not be left unattended -

    Legally and a idiot if you do -

    No other Member / shooter can be held responsible -

    BOB/R
     
  7. Bernie

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    Well after a few coffee's, i cant hold both my weapons at the same time, so one has to be laid on my cushion.
    Ken my old bean, i think it all depends if you mean if left unattended out of eye sight or not, as you know, like yourself, we leave ours on the line laid on our cushions, whilst the coarse is walked, or left at the plinking range whilst you go get your bottle of lucozade. out of eye sight lol lol
     
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  8. luddite

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    Don't worry Neil, neither of my Zeniths are ever out of my sight. :D

    Dave, I've always thought that you were coarse, walking the course or not. :p
     

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