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Safety advice on cleaning a gun

January 5, 2005

Lee County - After Wednesday's deadly shooting in Albany, gun experts want to remind everyone to take precautions while cleaning a gun.

  • American Outdoor workers say never clean a loaded gun.
  • When cleaning, point the gun in a safe direction.
  • Keep your finger off the trigger.
  • Never take a loaded gun inside your home.
  • Every gun is different, you should read your manual before cleaning the gun.
  • To free your hands when cleaning a gun, use a gun vise to hold the weapon.

posted at 6:40PM by kathryn.simmons@walb.com

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